Professional Governance Act in full force in BC. A disciplinary notice in BC. A new report on the future of autonomous vehicles in Canada. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report from early March.

Professional governance: On February 5, 2021, the Professional Governance Act came into force in BC. This article from Engineers and Geoscientists BC describes what’s new in this legislation that replaces the Engineers and Geoscientists Act.

Disciplinary notice: After being served with a Notice of Inquiry in November 2020 by Engineers and Geoscientists BC with respect to engineering services he provided for a welding shop ventilation upgrade project, Douglas Vanhooren of Cranbrook, BC, agreed to a Consent Order in February 2021.

Autonomous vehicles: A new report from the Council of Canadian Academies argues that the clock is ticking on important decisions that could help achieve the benefits of connected, autonomous, shared, and electric vehicles.