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Daily Media Report recap: June 20 to July 4

Regulatory news dominated the Daily Media Report in late June with the appointment in BC of the superintendent of the professional governance office, a new disciplinary decision by OIQ, the release of a regulatory review in Ontario, and an Alberta bill aimed at speeding up the credentialing of im

Future City 2020 to ask students to design clean water system

two girls posing with their city modelDiscoverE has announced the theme for the 2019-2020 Future City Competition.

Daily Media Report recap: June 6 to 20

A disciplinary notice in BC. A pledge of financial support from the BC government to advance diversity in engineering and technology. A first for McMaster Faculty of Engineering degrees. And building infrastructure to withstand earthquakes.

EngiQueers and Engineers Canada Celebrate Pride Month
Engineers Canada staff
Engineers Canada and EngiQueers staff  

Accreditation Improvement Program hits major milestone

group of people in lab May 13, 2019 was a big day for Engineers Canada, and particularly the dedicated members of the Accreditation Improvement Program (AIP) team.

BC Government supports associations advancing diversity in engineering

group of people standing in front of signEngineers and Geoscientists BC has embraced the need for more recruitment and retention of women in engineering and technology careers

Daily Media Report recap: May 23 to June 6

Engineers Canada news coming from our Spring Meetings and Annual Meeting of Members. More developments in the case of the Surrey highrise that failed to meet the building code. A report for Indeed Canada on labour market mismatch. And a report out of UBC Okanagan on cycling safety.

Qualifications Board white paper addresses demand-side legislation

2 men with hard hats on“Demand-side legislation” refers to an overarching piece of legislation that requires certain work be performed by people with specific qual

Dance production explores impact of historical engineering failure on Mohawk community

Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo has always been interested in the culture and stories from her Mohawk roots. A choreographer and dancer, she has been travelling around North America telling these stories through dance.

David T. Lynch appointed Engineers Canada president

David lynchQUEBEC CITY, QC, May 25, 2019 – Engineers Canada is pleased to welcome David T.

Daily Media Report recap: May 9 to May 23

News coverage continues of the case of the BC engineer who had his licence revoked after designing a high rise that failed to meet building code standards. New requirements for Qualified Professionals in BC. An award for the geologist who discovered the oldest water on Earth.

Register today! Engineers Canada partners with Ingenium to host Women in Engineering Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

When Canadian physicist Donna Strickland was announced as one of the winners of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2018, there was no Wikipedia page chronicling her career and accomplishments, despite her groundbreaking research.  

The Work of Champions: PEO 30 by 30 Task Force

What are some highlights from your 30 by 30 work would you like to share with us?

Read the Engineers Canada 2018 Annual Report

From a new strategic plan, to significantly revamped governance, to big

2019 Engineers Canada award recipients honoured

image of award medalsMay 21, 2019, Ottawa, Ontario – This Thursday evening at a gala held in Quebec City, eight outstanding engineers from across Canada will receive

Science Olympics organizers talk shop

by Mohamed El Daly and Alissa Boyle

Daily Media Report recap: April 25 to May 9

Stories of discipline and enforcement dominated the Daily Media Report in late April and early May, with disciplinary decisions in BC and Newfoundland and Labrador, and a case involving the illegal use of the term P.Eng. in Ontario.

Get to know the 2019 Engineers Canada Awards recipients

Want to know more about the winners of the 2019 Engineers Canada Awards? This week we launched our awards site, where you can read winners’ bios, watch videos, and stay up to date on the Engineers Canada Awards in the media.


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