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2018.09.20
Some notes on Engineering Matters

engineers matters coverFollowing a summer of analysis, planning, and design work, on September 6, 2018, we relaunched ou

2018.09.20
Daily Media Report recap for September 6 to 19

The tragic death of an University of Toronto engineering student at the school’s surveying camp, the appointment of a science advisor to the Canadian Space Agency, and a couple of engineering awards announcements in Ontario were amongst the most-viewed content from the Media Monitor over the past

2018.09.19
Standing Committee releases report on women’s economic security; includes Engineers Canada’s recommendations

After almost a year of hearings, testimonies, and written submissions, the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Sta

2018.09.06
2018 National Membership Report now live

membership dataThis week Engineers Canada released its 2018

2018.09.06
Daily Media Report recap for August 16-September 5
  • The collapse of an Italian bridge, a new report on the Mount Polley tailings dam breach, and two articles about the smaller numbers of women in STEM fields were amongst the most popular content from the Media Monitor from the past few weeks.
2018.09.06
A closer look at the Competency-Based Assessment project

Competency-Based Assessment projectThe 2019-2021 Strategic plan outlines four strategic priorities, one of which is to make an online competency-based assess

2018.09.06
Engineers Canada President talks gender equality at Status of Women roundtable

On August 27, 2018, Annette Bergeron, MBA, FCAE, FEC, P.Eng. Engineers Canada President and Joey Taylor, Manager, Public Affairs attended a Status of Women in Canada roundtable discussion on engaging boys and men in gender equality.

2018.08.17
Free course for engineers will demonstrate practical application of sustainable development and environmental stewardship principles

Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal imageEngineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal have partnered to launch “Sustainability in Practice,” a new massive open online cour

2018.08.16
Engineers Canada submits seed document on a national stormwater quality management standard

Working with Zizzo Strategy and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Engineers Canada recently submitted a seed document to the Standards Council of Canada on the development of a stormwater quality management standard (QMS).

2018.08.16
Programs in Focus: UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering is having real-world impacts

“I have always admired people who strive to make a difference in their daily lives,” Onyinye Ofulue says, “and every day I strive to be

2018.08.16
Future City 2019 encourages students to think about resilient electrical grids

Future City EventDiscoverE has announced the theme for Future City 2018-2019: Powering our Future.

2018.07.19
FIRST Robotics Competition at Lassonde School of Engineering sparks innovation in more ways than one

Participants have described the FIRST Robotics Competition as “the hardest fun you’ll ever have.” As if building and programming an i

2018.07.19
BC government’s professional reliance review recommends major changes to professional regulation

The Government of British Columbia recently published a

2018.06.14
Indigenous access to engineering programs providing knowledge, opportunities

For long-standing and complex reasons, Indigenous students currently represent only one per cent of undergraduate engineering students in Canada.

2018.06.04
Federal government Climate Lens a game-changer for Canada’s infrastructure

Climate Lens report coverThe Government of Canada has announced that as part of the Investing

2018.05.31
Engineers Canada co-organizes event on integrating climate risk management into infrastructure planning at UNFCCC
unfccc eventIn early May, more than 60 delegates assembled in person and by Skype from around the world for an information-sharing event on the challenges and opportunities
2018.05.31
Combining traditional knowledge with the PIEVC framework to strengthen climate resilient infrastructure in First Nations communities
Working together with the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) and Stantec, Engineers Canada has released a new version of the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol that is tailored specifically fo

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