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Engineers Canada Board approves 4 principles for development of a regulatory regime for granting independent practice rights to engineering technologists

At their Board Meeting on March 1, 2019, the Engineers Canada Board approved four principles that governments should consider when developing a regulatory regime that would grant independent practice rights to engineering technologists.

Girls First program offering new ways to explore STEM

picture of a girl guide buildingGirl Guides Canada’s Girls First program aims to “[empower] every girl in Guidi

Western Graduate Attribute/Continual Improvement Process Summit

The 2019 Western Graduate Attribute/Continual Improvement Process Summit will be hosted by the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Burnaby, British Columbia on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

The Work of Champions: PEI

portrait of Amy HsiaoWe recently spoke with Amy Hsiao, 30 by 30 Champion for University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), about the remarkable work that she and Glenda MacKi

Daily Media Report recap: March 1 to 14

National Engineering Month kicks off. And the engineering community celebrates International Women’s Day. These two stories dominated the Media Report in the first half of the month.

International Women’s Day 2019: Let’s work together to #InnovateforChange in the engineering profession

By: Annette Bergeron, MBA, FCAE, FEC, P.Eng. and Gerard McDonald, MBA, P.Eng.

Press Release Engineers Canada recognizes six engineers with scholarship awards

2019 scholarship winnersAt a ceremony on February 28, 2019, Engineers Canada honoured the six recipients of its 2018 scholarship program.

Government of Quebec lifts OIQ trusteeship

fountain in quebec cityOn February 20, 2019, the government of Quebec announced that it would lift the trusteeship it imposed on l’Ordre d’ing

Daily Media Report recap: February 15-28

End of OIQ’s trusteeship. The continuing gender gap in STEM subjects. The digital economy and Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry. And self-regulation of the safety profession. These were some of the top stories from the Media monitor in mid-February.

March is National Engineering Month in Canada!

National Engineering Month bannerMarch 1, 2019, marks the start of Canada’s annual celebration of engineering.

Gerard McDonald shares thoughts on year one as Engineers Canada CEO

Gerard McDonaldAbout this time last year, Engineers Canada welcomed Gerard McDonald as its new CEO.

Daily Media Report recap: February 1-14

A new registrar for PEO. Public discussion on building bridges in Kingston and Vancouver. The CBC corrects its reporting on insurance industry climate change report. These were the top stories from the Media Monitor in early February.

Canadian students show off Future City designs at regional competitions

Close to 1,500 grades 6, 7, and 8 students in PEI, New Brunswick, Ontario, and British Columbia have spent the past few months designing the resilient power grids of the future.  

When software becomes a work of engineering

computer screen with codeThe discipline of software engineering has been discussed in academic and professional circles since the 1960s but has become more in the public

The Work of Champions: l’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

Kathy Baig1) What are some highlights from your 30 by 30 work that you would like to share with us?

Daily Media Report recap: January 18-31

Disciplinary action taken against engineers. Post-secondary engineering competitions. New research on the gender pay gap. These are some of the most read stories from the Daily Media Report over the past two weeks.


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