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Engineers Canada issues RFP for gender-based analysis of licensure assistance programs

Engineers Canada has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a gender-based analysis of national engineering licensure assistance and engineering employer awareness programs.

Daily Media Report recap: July 17 to July 30, 2020

A BC government announcement about regulation of architects. An interview with APEGA’s new president. An APEGA member appointed Board Chair for Edmonton innovation entity. The investigation into a Jasper bus crash.

How are Canada’s professional associations adapting to COVID-19?

Meetings these days frequently feature discussion around how people and organizations are navigating work changes necessitated by COVID-19.

EDI in the engineering profession: the importance of maintaining momentum on diversity and inclusion initiatives

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) work is and has always been challenging because it invites us to self-reflect as individuals, and as organizations.

Daily Media Report recap: July 3 to July 16, 2020

A disciplinary notice from Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Candidates for election to Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s council. An overview of what Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) task forces do. These were the most-read articles from the Daily Media Report in early July.

Jean Boudreau shares thoughts on her new role as Engineers Canada’s President

Jean Boudreau portrait photoAt the Spring Annual Meeting of the Members, Engineers Canada officially welcomed Jean Boudreau as 2020-21 president.

Engineers Canada makes recommendations to government for Canada’s post-COVID economic recovery

As the federal government turns its attention to rebuilding Canada’s economy, Engineers Canada has submitted its recommendations to government for Canada’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery.

Engineers Canada transfers ownership of Infrastructure Resilience Professional program to Climate Risk Institute

Engineers Canada and the Climate Risk Institute jointly announced today that they have reached an agreement to transfer ownership of the Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) program from Engineers Canada to the Climate Risk Institute.

Daily Media Report recap: June 18 to July 2, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the skilled trades. The federal government announces short-term employment for young Canadians in STEM fields. The next iteration of APEGA’s The PEG magazine. These were the most-read stories from the Daily Media Report in late June.

Fifty-two new Fellows elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

One June 15, 2020, President Yves Beauchamp of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) announced the election of fifty new Fellows and two new International Fellows into the academy.

Engineers Canada releases guide to acknowledging First Peoples and traditional land

June 21, 2020 is Indigenous Peoples Day, a day for Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and

INWED 2020: How women in engineering are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

June 23, 2020 is International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), a day to raise the profile of women in engineering.

EHRC launches gender equity report

Recently, Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), a strategic partner of Engineers Canada, hosted the virtual launch of the EHRC research report ”

Daily Media Report recap: June 4 to June 18, 2020

Disciplinary actions in BC and Newfoundland. The pandemic’s effect on the daily commute. And International Women in Engineering Day is coming up on June 23. These were the top stories from the Daily Media Report in early June.

INWED 2020: Noreen Kamal, PhD, P.Eng.

Noreen Kamal

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering
Dalhousie University

INWED 2020: Jill Urbanic, PhD, P.Eng.

Jill Urbanic

Professor, Faculty of Engineering
University of Windsor

INWED 2020: Amy Hsiao, PhD, MBA, FEC, P.Eng.

Amy Hsiao

Associate Professor, Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering
University of Prince Edward Island


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