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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.

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

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.

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

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.

Durham Catholic Board hosts Future City Competition

group of students and leadersWith 18 schools, 51 teams, and more than 220 students participating, the Durham Catholic District School Board hosted its s

Science Olympics organizers talk shop

by Mohamed El Daly and Alissa Boyle

Engineers Canada requests proposals for undertaking Infrastructure Resilience Professional program

Engineers Canada has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for organizations to assume responsibility for Engineers Canada’s Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) program. Organizations have until Friday, June 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET to submit their proposals.

Standing Committee releases report on northern infrastructure projects; incorporates Engineers Canada recommendations

northern airportOn April 10, 2019, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs released its report entitled

The Work of Champions: APEGS and University of Saskatchewan

group of 30 by 30 champions30 by 30 is a multi-faceted goal, encapsulating numerous aspects of awareness, attraction, and retention.

Joint statement on license mobility

technical drawingsThe following is joint statement from the National Society of Professional Engineers and Engineers Canada on license mobility:

Engineers Canada Board approves new National Position Statement on regulation of coastal engineering

At its meeting on March 1, 2019, the Engineers Canada Board approved a new National Position Statement on the regulation of coastal, ocean, and related subsurface engineering

Daily Media Report recap: April 11 to 25

Honouring an engineering educator. A networking event first in West Kootenays. A retired city engineer ID’d as alleged perpetrator of shootings in Penticton, BC. These were the most read stories from the Daily Media Report for mid-April.


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