• ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc.
  • 214 — 2459 Cousins Ave
  • Courtenay, BC V9N 3N6
  • (250) 334-3039
More than one way to achieve a goal... We’ve learned, and we continue to learn, with humility.Absolutely no project comes without challenges.  We think that it is how you rise to meet the challenge and elevate...Good communication is key to success. One of the keys to effective environmental management lies hidden...Risk management: a collective process. Effective environmental risk management isn’t done in...More than one way to achieve a goal... We’ve learned, and we continue to learn, with humility.
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EDS is a B.C. registered environmental consulting firm specialized in the provision of third party environmental monitoring (IEM) services, construction environmental monitoring (EM) services, construction environmental management and mitigation planning, and erosion and sediment control planning.
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At EDS, we provide technical services to industry, First Nations, and governments on all environmental aspects of construction projects, with a focus on terrestrial and aquatic issues.  Our services include: third party environmental monitoring (IEM) services, construction environmental monitoring (EM) services, construction environmental management and mitigation planning, and erosion and sediment control planning. Learn More


EDS President, Cedric B. Robert, obtains his Certificate of Successful Completion in becoming a Lead Auditor in Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2004)

March 17, 2015

The team at EDS sends their sincere congratulations to Cedric on his successful completion the Environmental Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course.  Cedric is now versed in the ISO 14001:2004 Standard, and progressing rapidly towards his goal of becoming a…

John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project Update

January 13, 2015

The BC Hydro Community Construction Update for January 2015 on the John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project provides a brief progress report on activities at the site. The update notes that blasting has moved underground and the tunnel has been…

ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc. Supports 2014 VIU Fisheries and Aquaculture Students

December 12, 2014

Vancouver Island University (VIU) Fisheries and Aquaculture students received $22 750, in scholarships on December 1, 2014.  The largest amount of money for internal awards ever dispersed to VIU’s Fisheries and Aquaculture students. Donors include world-renowned scientists, businesses and organizations…

BC Hydro’s John Hart Generating Replacement Project Recipient of Gold Excellence Award from the CCPPP

October 31, 2014

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) has named the 2014 recipients of the National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (P3s). BC Hydro’s John Hart Generating Replacement Project is a Gold Award Winner (Project Financing). The team…

Forrest Kerr Hydro Facility Initiates Final Testing for Commercial Operations

October 22, 2014

In a press release on 21-Oct-14, AltaGas Ltd. announced that its 195 megawatt Forrest Kerr run-of-river hydroelectric facility had initiated the final phase to achieve contractual Commercial Operations Date (COD).  The requirement involves a 72 hour period of testing to…

Clean Energy BC’s Generate 2014 Conference Announces Project of the Year Recipients

October 9, 2014

The Generate 2014: More Than Electrons conference recently announced Forrest Kerr Hydroelectric Project  and Kwoiek Creek Hydroelectric Project as the Projects of the Year.  ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc.  is thrilled to have been involved as the Independent Environmental Monitor (IEM) on…

EDS President Sharing the Organization of a Generate 2014 Conference Short Course

October 1, 2014

ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc.’s president, Cedric B. Robert, is sharing the responsibilities of organizing Generate 2014’s  short course “Managing Regulatory Compliance:  Setting your EA up for success, from Project inception to operation”,  scheduled for Wednesday October 15th Cedric is working…

EDS Donates Canucks Tickets to the Rotary Club of Cumberland’s 10th Annual Italian Dinner

September 24, 2014

ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc. construction environmental monitoring professionals are pleased to be able to support the Cumberland Rotary Club’s 10th  annual Italian dinner event taking place on Saturday, October 4, 2014.  To help support the clubs fundraising efforts, EDS has…

John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project Update

September 13, 2014

The Community Construction Update for September on the John Hart Generating Station Replacement from BC Hydro notes that the construction bridge over the penstocks is now complete, enabling access to the north side of the portal.  Tree clearing around the…

EDS Successful in Becoming a Qualified Supplier with the EAO as Compliance and Enforcement Consultants

September 5, 2014

Parallel to ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc.’s role as Independent Environmental Monitors (IEMs) where we assist with the regulation of construction and compliance management as part of project, EDS was successful in having its proposal and its four team members put…

John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project Underway

August 20, 2014

Ground was broken in June, marking the start of construction work for the John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project.  EDS started working on the project in its role as Independent Envrionmental Monitor (IEM) in July 2014. An outline for work…

AltaGas Ltd. Commissioning Activities for Forrest Kerr Hydro Facility on Schedule and on Budget

July 31, 2014

On 30-Jul-14, AltaGas Ltd. announced that it had started producing power at its 195 megawatt (MW) Forrest Kerr run-of-river hydroelectric facility.  Final commissioning of the powerhouse systems and high voltage switchyard were completed in July and the facility is now…

Jimmie Creek Hydro Project is Underway

March 10, 2014

ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc. is working with Alterra as the Independent Environmental Monitor on their 62 MW run-of-river, Jimmie Creek Hydroelectric Project in coastal British Columbia. Work on Jimmie Creek began in 2012 with the initial project definition phase, and…

Expression of Interest with MFLNRO, Coast Engineering Group Successful

February 13, 2014

The team at ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc. was successful in achieving pre-qualification status with their submission of expression of interest to provide the Ministry of Forests and Lands Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO), Coastal Engineering Group with Sediment Drainage Management Plans…

Jimmie Creek Hydroelectric Project Moving Ahead

January 3, 2014

ECODyanmic Solutions (EDS) Inc. is pleased to announced that we were selected to deliver the IEM for the Jimmie Creek Hydroelectric Project (the ‘Project’).  The Project will be developed by Jimmie Hydro Inc. (JHI), a subsidiary of Alterra Power Corporation….

EDS Provides Annual Donation to the Comox Valley Food Bank

December 23, 2013

This year, in continued support of feeding those in need in our local area, ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc. donated $1500 to the local food bank.  The Comox Valley Food Bank is in its 30th year of operation and is an…

EDS is awarded the Independent Environmental Monitoring (IEM) contract for the John Hart Project

December 18, 2013

ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc. is awarded the IEM contract for the John Hart Project (the ‘Project’). As a team, EDS has more than 130 years of environmental management experience. We will be assisting BC Hydro and its contractors on the…

EDS Trashers Floor Hockey Team – Undefeated Champs!

December 12, 2013

The EDS Trashers had an undefeated 9 game season. The finals  took place in the last week of November with the fight for first between the Trashers and the Grinders. The Trashers were victorious, winning the final game with a…

Generate 2013: Where Partnerships Meet Innovation October 27 – 29, 2013

October 30, 2013

Cedric B. Robert, President, and Jason R. Lyth, Operations Manager Vancouver, Environmental Risk Manager, attended Generate 2013:  Where Partnerships meet Innovations.  Generate is Clean Energy BC’s annual fall conference that brings together all stakeholders involved in the Clean Energy industry…

EDS President Panelist at Power of Water Conference

October 25, 2013

Cedric B. Robert, EDS President, attended and presented at  the Power of Water Conference at Niagara on The Lake October 20-22, 2013.  He was a panelist for session 3A: A National Perspective: Waterpower Development in Canada – Provincial Comparison.  The…

Approved for MOE Hydrogeologist Roster

October 15, 2013

EDS has been approved by the  Ministry of Environment (MOE)  to be listed on their roster of consulting  hydrogeologists on Vancouver Island.

Award Recipient Announced for EDS Achievement Award

September 30, 2013

Award recipient announced for ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc.  Achievement Award at Vancouver Island University (VIU).  We’ve received a letter and a thank you card from VIU and the award winner letting the team at EDS know the award will be…

Kokish Project Update

September 10, 2013

Congratulations to the contractor for their flawless work execution during the flip of the Kokish River. The river is now flowing through the primary channel (vs. diversion) and through the sluice gates of the newly constructed intake weir.

EDS is a Gigawatt Sponsor at Generate 2013

August 27, 2013

EDS will be a Gigawatt Sponsor at Clean Energy BC’s conference – Generate 2013: Where Partnerships Meet Innovation. EDS is sponsoring the opening session on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. The session includes guest speakers, Minister Polak (Environment) and Minister Thompson…

Power of Water

June 14, 2013

EDS Owner, Cedric B. Robert, confirmed as a panelist at the 13th annual Power of Water Canada Conference and Tradeshow.

Relay for Life

June 8, 2013

EDS donates to Relay for Life – Championed by Melissa D. Collier and a cause close to all of us, EDS staff members rallied together to raise $425 internally and EDS matched the donation for a total company donation of…

Note Taking Presentation

May 27, 2013

Environmental Assessment Office Specialist coming to EDS Courtenay office for presentation on note taking for legal purposes.

Annual EDS BBQ

May 25, 2013

At EDS we are not all work and no play. Taking time to relax and share a few personal moments over good food and drink is something we enjoy doing as a team a few times a year. Marlene and…

EDS Trashers 2013 Final

April 30, 2013

“When Stephane LeBlanc leaned over to his defence partner halfway through the championship game to mention the lack of action on his side of the floor, he couldn’t have predicted how involved he was about to get. The two-goal lead…

Jason R. Lyth Joins the EDS Team

April 1, 2013

He comes to us from BC Hydro and will be responsible for business development for the Vancouver office. He will also be assisting with the management of upcoming projects. He will be a member of the BMU and his working…

Generate 2012

October 19, 2012

EDS is getting ready to attend: Generate 2012 – Clean Energy BC’s Annual Conference. The mandate of the Clean Energy Association of British Columbia (CEBC) is to develop a viable clean power industry in British Columbia that serves the public…

Eventful Mail Opening

October 18, 2012

Opening the mail today was eventful; EDS received a kind note from the 2012 recipient of the Vancouver Island University (VIU) ECO Dynamic Solutions Inc. Achievement Award. This year’s recipient, Cam, sent EDS a thank you card from Haida Gwaii…

New Season for the EDS Trashers

September 17, 2012

It’s the start of the new season for the EDS Trashers. Our sponsored ball hockey team. We will be defending our title from last season where we upset the undefeated Grinders in a shoot out, coming out on top 6-5….

EDS Donates to BC Cancer Foundation

May 24, 2012

The BC Cancer Foundation is the fundraising partner of the BC Cancer Agency and the largest charitable funder of cancer research in the province. They enable donors to make contributions to leading-edge research that has a direct impact on improvements…

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