Engineers Canada is the national organization of the provincial and territorial associations that regulate the practice of engineering in Canada and license the country's 290,000 members of the engineering profession.
Engineering is a self-regulated profession. Engineers Canada exists to support the provincial and territorial engineering regulatory bodies. Together, we work to advance the profession in the public interest.
Engineers Canada has national position statements on key issues relating to the public interest, including infrastructure, labour mobility and regulating the profession. These are consensus positions of the regulatory bodies. The following list encompasses our core national and international work:
- accredits undergraduate engineering programs
- develops professional practice and qualifications guidelines as it relates to the public interest
- facilitates international and interprovincial labour mobility
- owns the official marks on the terms ENGINEER, ENGINEERING, PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER, P.ENG., CONSULTING ENGINEER, INGÉNIEUR, ING., INGÉNIEUR CONSEIL, GÉNIE and INGÉNIERIE
- promotes the engineering profession
- conducts federal government relations
- develops policies and positions
- provides insurance, financial and other benefits
- undertakes national media relations
- monitors university enrollment
- promotes diversity in the engineering profession
- tracks labour market trends