OIQ submits recommendations on forthcoming changes to Quebec’s Professional Code
Earlier this summer, Bill 29 was tabled in the National Assembly of Quebec, proposing amendments to the province’s Professional Code which provides the legislative framework governing several professional orders. The bill focuses on descriptions of the scopes of practice, or the “reserved acts” which only licensed professionals can do. These changes would impact Quebec’s Engineers Act, redefining professional activities reserved to engineers.
2019.09.10 Engineers Canada submits recommendations to government on capacity building, CPTPP
In late summer, Engineers Canada submitted recommendations to the federal government in response to two separate consultations—the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs’ study on community capacity building and retention of talent in Indigenous communities, and Global Affairs Canada’s request for input on the possible accession of new members to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
2019.08.28 Daily Media Report recap: August 16 to 29
2019.08.27 Experts call on Quebec government to use qualifications-based selection in awarding engineering and architecture contracts
In an open letter published in mid-August by key media outlets in Quebec, more than twenty experts and organizations called on the Quebec government to use qualifications-based selection in awarding public contracts for engineering and architecture projects in the province.
2019.08.15 New CEAB white paper proposes alternate curriculum measures
This week, the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) released a white paper entitled “Curriculum content measurement: Beyond the AU”. It is now open for review and feedback until October 4, 2019.
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