On January 2 to 7, 2020, delegates from Engineers Canada attended the Canadian Engineering Leadership Conference (CELC) at the University
With the calendar now showing a nice, round number, many are reflecting on what the coming years may hold for engineering.
This year the first of our regulators will be celebrating their centenaries, marking 100 years of self-regulation of the engineering profe
Fifty-seven Canadians were killed in the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 in Iran on January 8, 2020, with 138 of the flight’s passengers headed to Canada. More than a dozen had connections to engineering in Canada.
The crash of PS752. An update on the Halifax crane that collapsed during Hurricane Dorian. A Langford, BC, apartment building deemed to not be structurally safe. A professional engineer announces her bid for the federal Conservative Party leadership.
On Friday, November 29, 2019, Engineers Canada CEO Gerard MacDonald and Manager, Public Affairs, Joey Taylor,
On Monday December 16, Finance Minister Bill Morneau released his fall economic and fiscal update to Canadians.
PEO’s regulatory review. A Surrey, BC, condo that failed to meet the building code.
2019 was a pivotal year at Engineers Canada, with significant steps taken towards realizing the goals set out in the
On December 10, 2019, Canada, the United States, and Mexico agreed to update certain elements of the new North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
30 years ago, 14 women were killed in a mass shooting at École Polytechnique. Below is a collection of media coverage and op-eds on the anniversary.
On December 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique in Montreal, QC, when a gunman entered the engineering school and targeted and shot women saying he was “fighting feminism.” Twelve of the women killed were engineering students.
On November 10, 2019, the University of Guelph School of Engineering held its inaugural Gryphon Wing Ceremony.
New research on women and minorities in STEM. An award for Dean Emerita Cristina Amon. The future of solar-powered cars. The ins and outs of roundabouts. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in late November and early December.
Self-regulation in the legal profession. A disciplinary notice for an engineer in BC. New research on girls and boys’ aptitude for math. Introducing high school students to engineering in Regina. These were the most-read stories from the Daily Media Report in early November.
Engineers Canada’s 2019-2021 Strategic Plan identifies accountability in accreditation as a strategic priority (SP2).
The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau unveiled his new, gender-balanced cabinet in Ottawa, ON, on November 20, 2019. The 34-member cabinet includes Marc Garneau, an honorary lifetime member of Engineers Nova Scotia, who remains as Canada’s Minister of Transport.
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