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Daily Media Report recap for August 16-September 5
  • The collapse of an Italian bridge, a new report on the Mount Polley tailings dam breach, and two articles about the smaller numbers of women in STEM fields were amongst the most popular content from the Media Monitor from the past few weeks.
A closer look at the Competency-Based Assessment project

Competency-Based Assessment project logoThe 2019-2021 Strategic plan outlines four strategic priorities, one of which is to make an online competency-based a

Engineers Canada President talks gender equality at Status of Women roundtable

On August 27, 2018, Annette Bergeron, MBA, FCAE, FEC, P.Eng. Engineers Canada President and Joey Taylor, Manager, Public Affairs attended a Status of Women in Canada roundtable discussion on engaging boys and men in gender equality.

Free course for engineers will demonstrate practical application of sustainable development and environmental stewardship principles

Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal imageEngineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal have partnered to launch “Sustainability in Practice,” a new massive open online cour

Programs in Focus: UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering is having real-world impacts

“I have always admired people who strive to make a difference in their daily lives,” Onyinye Ofulue says, “and every day I strive to be

Future City 2019 encourages students to think about resilient electrical grids

Future City EventDiscoverE has announced the theme for Future City 2018-2019: Powering our Future.

Engineers Canada submits seed document on a national stormwater quality management standard

Working with Zizzo Strategy and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Engineers Canada recently submitted a seed document to the Standards Council of Canada on the development of a stormwater quality management standard (QMS).

BC government’s professional reliance review recommends major changes to professional regulation

The Government of British Columbia recently published a

FIRST Robotics Competition at Lassonde School of Engineering sparks innovation in more ways than one

Participants have described the FIRST Robotics Competition as “the hardest fun you’ll ever have.” As if building and programming an i

Indigenous access to engineering programs providing knowledge, opportunities

For long-standing and complex reasons, Indigenous students currently represent only one per cent of undergraduate engineering students in Canada.

Federal government Climate Lens a game-changer for Canada’s infrastructure

Climate Lens report coverThe Government of Canada has announced that as part of the Investing

Engineers Canada co-organizes event on integrating climate risk management into infrastructure planning at UNFCCC
unfccc eventIn early May, more than 60 delegates assembled in person and by Skype from around the world for an information-sharing event on the challenges and opportunities
Combining traditional knowledge with the PIEVC framework to strengthen climate resilient infrastructure in First Nations communities
Working together with the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) and Stantec, Engineers Canada has released a new version of the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol that is tailored specifically fo
Annette Bergeron appointed Engineers Canada president

Annette BergeronSASKATOON, SK, May 26, 2018 Engineers Canada is pleased to welcome Annette Bergeron, MBA, FEC, P.Eng., as president for t

Press Release 2018 Engineers Canada award recipients honoured

Stories of achievement, excellence and passion for the engineering profession

#PEngsOnTheHill: Engineers Canada meets with 56 parliamentarians on annual Hill Day
PEngsOnTheHill Hill Day 2018On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, members of Engineers Canada’s Bridging Government and Engineers Co


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