The Introduction of Asset Retirement Obligations to Public Sector Entities
John Daley, Office of the Comptroller General of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
The objective of this presentation is to provide an overview of the new Public Sector Accounting Standard 3280, Asset Retirement Obligations, which will be effective April 1, 2021. The introduction of this new standard will result in entities having to recognize the costs associated with the retirement of tangible capital assets. It will be compared to the current standard available for the remediation of contaminated sites.
Multiple Oilfield Site Assessment and Remediation Programs at Remote Sites in CFB Cold Lake and CFB Suffield, Alberta: Technical, Operational and Organizational Challenges
Mike Lupart, Trace Associates Inc.
The objective of this presentation is to provide an overview of the unique technical, operational and organizational challenges faced when managing and assessing a large number of contaminated sites within CFB Cold Lake and CFB Suffield in Alberta.