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Daily Media Report recap: October 9 to 22, 2020

A disciplinary notice in BC. Federal government investment in small nuclear reactors. An Ontario government report on infrastructure. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in mid-October.

Celebrating 100 years of engineering in Canada

2020 marks 100 years since the first six provincial engineering regulators were established in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia.

Engineers Canada issues RFP for new national membership database solution

Engineers Canada has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a new solution to facilitate inter-association engineering licensure by allowing provincial and territorial engineering regulators to share information about their licence holders.

The goals of this project are to:

Daily Media Report recap: September 25 to October 8, 2020

Forged inspection documents in Ontario. Nooses found at a Toronto construction site. Hands-on learning techniques for engineering students learning online. Kathy Baig re-elected President of OIQ. These were the most-read stories from the Daily Media Report in late September and early October.

Future City goes virtual… and takes kids to the Moon!

The 2020-2021 Future City program, with its theme Living on the Moon, will ask students in grades 6, 7, and 8 to design a futuristic lunar city that uses two Moon r

Accreditation Board seeking input on definition of ‘engineering design’

At their June 1-2, 2019 meeting, the Accreditation Board directed the Engineering Design Task Force to consult stakeholders on the recommendations of their report

Workplace gender inclusivity survey now open

Engineers Canada is developing a guideline to help engineers and engineering firms make decisions that will foster an increased percentage of women in their work

Daily Media Report recap: September 11 to September 24, 2020

Geological problems with the location of the Site C dam in BC. Investment in emerging technologies. Consulting Engineers of Ontario rebrands. Sarah Devereaux receives an award. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in mid-September.

Climate Risk Institute shares more details on undertaking IRP Program

On July 7, 2020, Engineers Canada and the Climate Risk Institute (CRI) jointly announced that an agreement had been reached for CRI to assume ow

Press Release Engineers Canada applauds government for investment in broadband and infrastructure, support for women in workforce

On September 23, 2020, Governor General Julie Payette delivered the federal government’s Speech from the Throne, A Stronger and More Resilient Canada.

Third annual Canadian Environmental & Engineering Executives Conference goes virtual October 1

The 2020 Canadian Environmental & Engineering Executives Conference (CE3C) will be delivered virtually on October 1, 2020. A select group of Canadian corporate executives in environmental consulting and engineering will be attending this third annual event th

APEGA to host Emerging Professionals Summit, September 26

APEGA’s Emerging Professionals Summit is designed to equip early-career professionals and future professional engineers with the skills needed to successfully plan and navigate their careers.

Daily Media Report recap: August 28 to September 10, 2020

Disciplinary notices in BC. A new engineering program at UNBC. These were the most read stories from the Daily Media Report in early September.

Engineers Canada releases resource for engineering employers to increase diversity

Engineers Canada has released a new resource with actions that engineering employers can und

Registration now open for free online course, Sustainability in Practice

Registration is now open for Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal’s massive open online cour

Daily Media Report recap: August 14 to August 27, 2020

Mount Polley research. Letters to young engineers. The pandemic’s effect on working mothers. Bridging the gap between Indigenous people and energy projects. And an Instagram account that is uniting the voices of BIPOC engineering students.

Engineers Canada Board convenes successful strategic workshop

As part of the development of Engineers Canada’s 2022-2024 strategic plan, the Engineers Canada Board held a strategic workshop on Thursday, August 13 and Friday, August 14.

EDI in the engineering profession: overcoming ‘diversity fatigue’

This is the third article in a three-part series on equity, diversity, and inclusion in the engineering profession.

Engineers Canada submits pre-budget recommendations to federal government

Engineers Canada has submitted its annual pre-budget recommendations to the federal government in advance of the 2021 budget.


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