We Deliver the Facts

Origin and Cause is Canada’s largest consulting forensic engineer and fire investigation firm. Our national presence – with 16 offices across the country – allows us to serve clients from coast to coast and field highly qualified, trusted experts in every major engineering disciple: Fire and explosion investigation, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, materials and metallurgical engineering, structural engineering, chemical engineering and drone services. We are also leaders in forensic litigation, with involvement in over 1,500 legal cases across Canada, throughout the United States and around the world.

Our engineers, investigators and technical experts possess a wealth of practical experience and a depth of knowledge within their respective fields. Our multidisciplinary approach works to the benefit of our clients to ensure complete investigations, from fieldwork to analysis, reporting and litigation support. Our team has cumulatively completed over 30,000 forensic investigations, and our experts have an average of 25 years of experience.