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Daily Media Report recap: February 1-14

2019.02.14

A new registrar for PEO. Public discussion on building bridges in Kingston and Vancouver. The CBC corrects its reporting on insurance industry climate change report. These were the top stories from the Media Monitor in early February.

  • Johnny Zuccon appointed PEO Registrar: PEO announced last week that Johnny Zuccon, M.A.Sc., FEC, P.Eng., has been appointed Registrar of PEO, having served as interim registrar since February 2018.
  • Kingston and Vancouver bridge projects: Questions about why steel tariffs prompted a redesign of a new bridge in Kingston, ON, were the focus of a Kingston Whig-Standard article. Meanwhile, the second in a three-part series on the George Massey Tunnel replacement project in Vancouver, BC, was published by the Journal of Commerce, looking at why a proposed 10-lane bridge to replace the tunnel was cancelled. 
  • CBC corrects reporting on Insurance Bureau’s climate change report: Following a complaint from an Ontario engineer that alleged that CBC’s coverage of an Insurance Bureau’s report on climate change was misrepresenting science and insurance risks, the CBC ombudsman found that CBC failed to comply with journalistic standards. It ordered the CBC to correct its reporting.