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Canadian Engineering Leadership Conference puts focus on versatility

David Lynch speaking at the podiumOn January 2 to 7, 2020, delegates from Engineers Canada attended the Canadian Engineering Leadership Conference (CELC) at the University

Some key engineering trends for the coming decade

woman working in a labWith the calendar now showing a nice, round number, many are reflecting on what the coming years may hold for engineering.

Six regulators celebrate centennials in 2020

a cake with candles showing 100This year the first of our regulators will be celebrating their centenaries, marking 100 years of self-regulation of the engineering profe

Crash of Flight PS752 impacts Canadian engineering community

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.

Daily Media Report recap: January 2-January 16

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.

Engineers Canada meets with Transport Minister Marc Garneau

an image of a tweetOn Friday, November 29, 2019, Engineers Canada CEO Gerard MacDonald and Manager, Public Affairs, Joey Taylor,

Free online course open to engineers worldwide in support of sustainable development goals

drawing of buildingsEngineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal are once again offering their free online course, Sustainability in Practice. 

Finance minister releases fall economic and fiscal update

On Monday December 16, Finance Minister Bill Morneau released his fall economic and fiscal update to Canadians.

Counting down the top 5 engineering news stories of 2019

person reading the newspaper over their facePEO’s regulatory review. A Surrey, BC, condo that failed to meet the building code.

A look back at our work in 2019

an image with shiny lights and the year 20192019 was a pivotal year at Engineers Canada, with significant steps taken towards realizing the goals set out in the

CUSMA updates to elements of NAFTA not to include Chapter 15

On December 10, 2019, Canada, the United States, and Mexico agreed to update certain elements of the new North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Media coverage of the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre

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.

Remembering the Montreal Massacre 30 years later

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.

First-year engineering ceremonies at universities instill sense of ethics and professionalism in students

On November 10, 2019, the University of Guelph School of Engineering held its inaugural Gryphon Wing Ceremony.

Daily Media Report recap: November 22-December 5

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.

Daily Media Report recap: November 7 to 21

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.

Accountability in accreditation sees significant advances

Engineers Canada’s 2019-2021 Strategic Plan identifies accountability in accreditation as a strategic priority (SP2).

New federal cabinet sworn in

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.

2019 membership report now available

2019 National Membership Report coverThis week Engineers Canada released its 2019 National Membership Report


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