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Press Release Engineers Canada calls on federal government to convene national dialogue to modernize maternity and parental leave

OTTAWA, August 30, 2016 Engineers Canada today published an Issue Statement calling on the federal government to convene a national dialogue to moder

Engineers Canada’s pre-budget submission recommends funding for labour market data, climate vulnerability assessments and Engineering Change Lab

Engineers Canada has submitted its pre-budget recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance for its consideration in developing the 2017 federal budget.

Engineers Canada submits recommendations to government on immigration, environmental assessment processes and National Energy Board modernization

Over the past weeks, Engineers Canada has submitted comments and recommendations to the federal government on a range of issues that impact the engineering profession, including immigration, environmental assessment processes and the modernization of the National Energy Board.

Engineers Canada delivers infrastructure resilience presentation to New Brunswick legislature

On July 14, 2016, Engineers Canada’s David Lapp, FEC, P.Eng., IRP, delivered a presentation to the New Brunswick legislature in Fredericton, NB, entitled “Public Infrastructure and Our Changing Climate: Achieving Resilience through Adaptation.”

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

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

Announcement Engineers Canada CEO Kim Allen to chair taskforce on industry growth

Engineers Canada CEO Kim Allen to chair taskforce on industry growth

Event Engineers Canada bringing Future City® Competition to Canada in 2017

Engineers Canada is excited to announce that it will be bringing DiscoverE’s Future City® Competition to Canada for 2017.

Accreditation Board meets and bids farewell to two longstanding members

On June 11 and 12, 2016, Accreditation Board members met in Gatineau, QC, to make accreditation decisions for programs that received visits from October 2015 to March 2016. In total, 38 programs at nine higher education institutions received visits during this period.

Press Release Engineers Canada launches EngScape, an online portal for engineering jobs in Canada

OTTAWA, June 23, 2016 Engineers Canada today launched EngScape, a new interactive online portal that addresses the labour market needs of the engineering profession in Canada.

Engineers Canada attends International Engineering Alliance meetings in Malaysia

Engineers Canada representatives Kim Allen, FEC, P.Eng., Chief Executive Officer, Gérard Lachiver, FIC, ing., Chair of the Accreditation Board and Lynn Villeneuve, LL.B., Practice Lead, Accreditation, attended the midterm meetings of the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) May 31-June 3, 201

Standing Senate Committee releases report on dismantling internal trade barriers

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce has released its report documenting its study on internal trade barriers, entitled “Tear Down These Walls: Dismantling Canada’s Interna

Press Release Engineers Canada certifies qualified engineers as first Infrastructure Resilience Professionals

OTTAWA, June 9, 2016 Engineers Canada will present the first cohort of professional engineers with the new certification of Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) at a launch event this afternoon.


Press Release Chris Roney Appointed Engineers Canada President

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, May 31, 2016 Engineers Canada is pleased to welcome Chris Roney, FEC, P.Eng., BDS, UE, as its president for the 2016–2017 term.

Announcement Recognizing Canada’s exceptional engineers

At the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Charlottetown, PE, on May 26, Canada’s engineering profession honoured the remarkable achievements of engineers, teams of engineers, engineering projects and engineering students.

Event Register Now: Upcoming Engineers Canada Training Events

This June, Engineers Canada will be hosting two training events to help engineers adapt to changing climate. Both are offered in the National Capital Region over consecutive days and can be taken individually or together.

Understanding the Changing Legal Climate: Canadian Climate Law for Engineers and Other Professionals

June 6 and 7, 2017
Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre, 1100 Granville St, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2B6

Engineers Canada endorses Bill C243

Engineers Canada is dedicated to enhancing gender diversity in the engineering professions, where women remain under-represented.

NCDEAS meets in Montreal

The National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science (NCDEAS) held their spring meeting on April 15-16, 2016, in Montreal, QC, hosted by McGill University. 

Information for those affected by Fort McMurray fires

During this difficult time, our thoughts are with our fellow engineers and geoscientists, their families, and friends who are affected by the wildfires in Fort McMurray.

Engineers Canada’s affinity partners are helping customers affected by the fires in Fort McMurray, AB.

Engineers Canada seeks proposals for competency assessment project

Engineers Canada has released two Requests for Proposals to advance our competency assessment project. We seek change management expertise and a business analysis.


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