EDI acquires Vancouver Island-based consulting firm

January 15, 2012

EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc (EDI) is pleased to announce that it completed the acquisition of Streamline Environmental Consulting Ltd., a natural resources consulting firm based in Nanaimo, BC.  “We are delighted that Streamline has chosen to join EDI,” says Rob Van Schubert, EDI Vice-President.  “Streamline is a great addition which strengthens our existing capacity to provide aquatic and terrestrial science services to the hydropower, land development and coastal forestry sectors.  Streamline is well-positioned on Vancouver Island and in BC’s Lower Mainland and will contribute significantly to the depth and breadth of services we can offer our clients across western and northern Canada.”

“Our employees are excited about the acquisition because they recognize the opportunity that exists as part of EDI,” says Ian Redden, Streamline Vice-President who will continue with EDI as the Nanaimo Operations Manager.  “We now have direct access to new technical resources and can collaborate with a larger network of professionals.  As part of the EDI team we are able to expand on the scope of services to our clients.”

The transaction was completed October 31, 2011.

EDI provides professional consulting services in fish and wildlife ecology, environmental impact assessment, environmental planning and permitting, habitat mitigation, compensation and restoration, and construction monitoring. Our firm of environmental professionals is dedicated to providing high-quality services to private, public and First Nations clients, including those in the mining, renewable energy, oil and gas, transportation, urban development and forestry sectors.  Our services are offered through five locations in western Canada, including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Prince George, Whitehorse and Grande Prairie.  We were awarded the 2011 Canadian Environmental Employer of the Year by ECO Canada and were selected by Up Here Business magazine in 2010 as one of six Top Northern Employers.  Since 1994, EDI has provided Dynamic People, Practical Science, and Effective Results.