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Daily Media Report recap: March 15 to 28

An op-ed from a University of Victoria student on the workload of engineering students. Continuing controversy over the Muskrat Falls project. A Coroner’s Inquest launched into the stage collapse that killed Radiohead drummer Scott Johnson.

The Work of Champions: Engineers and Geoscientists BC

We recently spoke with Emma Talbott, Diversity and Outreach Coordinator  for Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia, about the remarkable work being done across the province to increase the number of women licensing as engineers.

Engineers Canada working to facilitate climate-resilient infrastructure

 As part of Canada’s Adaptation Platform, the IWBG works to build capacity, generate evidence, and provide outreach for experts working in areas where climate change adaptation comes into play—among them infrastructure managers, municipalities, builders, insurers, and engineers.

Toward clarity and unity in engineering and technology practice rights

In a recent press release, Technology Professionals Canada responded to Engineers Canada’s

Press Release Budget 2019: Sets groundwork for improved access to STEM

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 – Engineers Canada is pleased to see the federal government’s commitment to Indigenous peoples’ access to post-secondary education, investment in critical STEM skills, and securing Canada’s future in space, as laid out in Budget 2019: Investing in the M

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.

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

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.

March is National Engineering Month in Canada!

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

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.

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.


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