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Updating the IEA’s Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework

Engineers Canada is a member of the International Engineering Alliance (IEA), a global non-profit organization with seven international agreements governing mutual recognition of engineering qualifications and professional competence.

CFES and Engineers Canada kick-off mentorship program

Engineers Canada and the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) have launched a mentorship program whereby student leaders from the CFES will be paired with Engineers Canada staff who have similar positions and have a vested interest in each other’s success.

Daily Media Report recap: November 6 – 19, 2020

Manitoba improving credential recognition for internationally trained applicants. A new dean at University of Manitoba Engineering. U of O to offer a Master of Engineering Management. The government recognizes top scientists and engineers.

Canadian environment experience competencies go live in the CBA system

At the end of November, Canadian environment experience competencies will be implemented within the Competency-Based Assessment System.

Engineers Canada seeks systems analyst

Engineers Canada Operates a National Database called the National Membership Database (the “NMDB”).

Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board seeking two members-at-large

The Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board (CEQB) is seeking two members-at-large, who will contribute to the CEQB’s ongoing

Engineers Canada submits comments to government on wastewater systems effluent, public service licensing

In late October 2020, Engineers Canada submitted recommendations to the federal government on two separate topics—wastewater systems effluent regulations, and licensing of employees performing engineering work in the federal public service.

Daily Media Report recap: October 23 to November 5, 2020

An opinion piece on engineering regulation and engineering ethics in light of climate change. A call from the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities to the engineering community. ACEC holds its AGM.

PEO volunteers envision the future of engineering

PEO’s annual 2020 Volunteer Leadership Conference (VLC) was intended to help with the development of a longer-term vision for PEO to ensure it continues to fulfill its mandate of protecting public interest in a rapidly changing world.

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:

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 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.

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

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.

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.


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