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Engineers Canada applauds our volunteers this National Volunteer Week

This week Canada is celebrating National Volunteer Week. In these times of disruption and worry, it can be challenging to feel celebratory.

Innovative University of Calgary program offering an alternate pathway into engineering

The Bioengineering Summer Institute offered through the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering is a new program designed specifically for students who are passionate about biology and bioengineering.

Girl Guides Canada providing girls with valuable STEM experience

For several years, Engineers Canada and Girl Guides Canada (GGC) have been working together to spark girls’ interest in engineering.

Daily Media Report recap: April 10 to 23

Engineering activities for kids at home during coronavirus lockdowns. BC’s Human Rights Tribunal dismisses a complaint from an engineer whose membership in Engineers and Geoscientists BC was revoked after he made death threats against TransLink employees.

Engineering regulators issue practice advice and guidance during COVID-19 pandemic

Over the past weeks, provincial and territorial governments have ordered all but essential businesses to close as Canada tries to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Daily Media Report recap: March 27-April 9

The battle against the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated media coverage over the past month, and the Engineers Canada Daily Media Report has been full of stories about how engineers are using their skills and resources to contribute to this global fight.

For regulators: March 31, 2020 CEAB statement on COVID-19

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) is closely monitoring the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CEAB-accredited engineering education programs.

Engineers Canada reaches agreement to transfer ownership of the PIEVC Program to the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

Today, Engineers Canada and the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) jointly announced that an agreement has been reached for ICLR to assume ownership of Engineers Canada’s PIEVC Program, which includes the Protocol for infrastructure climate risk and vulnerability assessment (the “Pr

For HEIs: March 31, 2020 CEAB statement on COVID-19

Deans of Higher Education Institutions offering CEAB-accredited engineering education programs

CEAB statement #2 on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

How Canada’s engineering regulators have responded to COVID-19

With organizations across the country heading the guidance of health agencies to close their offices and increase physical distancing, here are the changes that Canada’s engineering regulators have made in order to continue delivering core services.

What role is there for engineers in pandemic preparedness and response?

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, it is straining medical systems and supplies, and changing daily life as people practice social distancing, schools clo

Daily Media Report recap: March 13-26

Engineers Canada’s response to COVID-19. Coronavirus transmission and wastewater. Potential overhaul at University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering. New statistics on employment at BC’s top engineering firms. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in mid-March.

Announcement Engineers Canada’s response to COVID-19
.caISES holds third national gathering of students and professionals at the University of Saskatchewan

The third annual national gathering of the Canadian Indigenous Science and Engineering Society (.caISES [dot-see-eh-sis]) hosted over 170 participants for three days o

DiscoverE shares Global engineer survey results

What are the biggest challenges facing countries around the world, and what are the biggest obstacles to solving them?

Daily Media Report recap: February 28 to March 12

Camp 5 removed as Iron Ring Ceremony presenters. Engineers Without Borders and the #AidToo movement. An Oregon engineer’s red-light camera research changes how traffic engineers calculate timing of traffic lights. Disciplinary action in Quebec against Pierre Shoiry.

CEAB statement on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

To: Deans of Higher Education Institutions offering CEAB-accredited engineering education programs

CEAB statement on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

APEGA celebrates “a century well built” this year

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) turns 100 this year, and their celebrations are focused,

#EachforEqual: Engineers Canada celebrates International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, and a day that marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.


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