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GACIP Summit+ proceedings available

February 23, 2021

Earlier in December, over 90 participants from 30 higher education institutions took part in the 2020 GACIP Summit Plus. Because COVID-19 public health measures prevented an in-person event, the summit shifted from a regional meeting to a national event. This year’s summit addressed GACIP concepts …

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New CEAB statement on COVID-19

February 23, 2021

On February 18, the CEAB released a new statement on COVID-19. Building on the statements previously made by the CEAB with regards to COVID-19, and in light of our better understanding of what the short-, medium- and long-term implications the global pandemic will have on CEAB accreditation, this u…

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The 2021/2022 visit cycle to be conducted virtually

February 23, 2021

In light of the ever-changing nature of public health restrictions across the country, the CEAB decided at its February 6 meeting that the 2021/2022 accreditation cycle would occur virtually. The CEAB is confident that virtual accreditation visits maintain the same level of rigour as those conducte…

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Climate change and the environment

House Finance Committee includes Engineers Canada recommendations in pre-budget consultation

February 17, 2021

The House Finance committee (FINA) tabled its pre-budget consultation report on February 16, including recommendations from Engineers Canada’s pre-budget submission.

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion

Join CCWESTT for a Black History Month discussion

February 11, 2021

Join the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades, and Technology (CCWESTT) on February 25, 2021, at 12 p.m. EST as they celebrate Black History Month with an exploration of three women’s lived experiences in science, engineering, technology, and trades (SETT). Panellists include…

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Engineers Canada news

Daily Media Report recap: January 29-February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021

A disciplinary notice in Smithers, BC. Updated designations for engineering and geoscience licensees in BC. And mapping the places people have cried on the University of Waterloo campus. These were the most read stories in the Daily Media Report in early February. Disciplinary notice: The Disciplin…

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion

New report finds a lack of Indigenous representation in engineering occupations

February 11, 2021

A new report commissioned by Engineers Canada and completed by Big River Analytics has found that Indigenous people are underrepresented in engineering occupations relative to Indigenous representation in the total population and in the labour force. Considering only those individuals in their main…

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Regulation

How the CEQB and CEAB have made the shift to virtual volunteering

February 11, 2021

For nearly a year, the world has been coming to understand what it means to work from home. A veritable avalanche of resources has been produced in the past 11 months, but only a small proportion have explored what it means to volunteer from home. When the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board …

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion

Enrolment and degrees awarded in engineering continue to grow

February 11, 2021

Engineers Canada released the latest enrolment and degrees awarded data from higher education institutions in Engineers for Tomorrow: Trends in Engineering Enrolment and Degrees Awarded 2015-2019.

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Grade-school students (K-12)

Save the date! National Engineering Month goes virtual

February 11, 2021

National Engineering Month kicks off March 1! Each year, the engineering community celebrates National Engineering Month in March. With its theme, “There’s a place for you,” the month celebrates the diversity of thought, opportunities, and people that make up the engineering profession. The enginee…

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Pagination