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Engineers Canada submits recommendations to government on procurement pricing, occupational classifications

In late July, Engineers Canada responded to two separate consultations, submitting recommendations to the federal government on procurement pricing and on the National Occupational Classifications (NOC).

Daily Media Report recap: July 18 to August 1

A major restructuring at a large Canadian engineering firm. Questions about smart cities. Barriers to women’s participation in STEM. These were the most-read stories from the Daily Media Report in late July.

Engineering Change Lab explores questions of ethics, entrepreneurship, and technological stewardship

When it comes to projects with the potential to have a major societal impact, such as the development of autonomous vehicles, whose job is it to ensure that all ethical dimensions are considered?

Government of Canada launches

Last week, the Government of Canada announced the launch of, a site designed to support decision makers across a bro

Daily Media Report recap: July 4 to 18

A regulatory review of PEO. A profile of OIQ president and Engineers Canada Board member Kathy Baig. Waiting for charges in the Mount Polley disaster. These were the top stories from the Daily Media Report in early July.

The work of Champions: PEGNL

group of students working on projectsThe 30 by 30 Champions Group, which consists of more than 40 members nationwide, works on strategy and action plans to improve the recr

PEO commits to addressing issues raised in regulatory review

On June 27, 2019, Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) released the final report from an independent review of its regulatory performance.

Future City 2020 to ask students to design clean water system

two girls posing with their city modelDiscoverE has announced the theme for the 2019-2020 Future City Competition.

Daily Media Report recap: June 20 to July 4

Regulatory news dominated the Daily Media Report in late June with the appointment in BC of the superintendent of the professional governance office, a new disciplinary decision by OIQ, the release of a regulatory review in Ontario, and an Alberta bill aimed at speeding up the credentialing of im

Daily Media Report recap: June 6 to 20

A disciplinary notice in BC. A pledge of financial support from the BC government to advance diversity in engineering and technology. A first for McMaster Faculty of Engineering degrees. And building infrastructure to withstand earthquakes.

EngiQueers and Engineers Canada Celebrate Pride Month
Engineers Canada staff
Engineers Canada and EngiQueers staff  

Accreditation Improvement Program hits major milestone

group of people in lab May 13, 2019 was a big day for Engineers Canada, and particularly the dedicated members of the Accreditation Improvement Program (AIP) team.

BC Government supports associations advancing diversity in engineering

group of people standing in front of signEngineers and Geoscientists BC has embraced the need for more recruitment and retention of women in engineering and technology careers

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.

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


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