A feature article from Dalhousie University’s on engineer Ron Gilkie’s dedication to learning and teaching. Engineers and Geoscientists BC closes investigation into Okanagan businessman and politician over pandemic-related comments. Hamilton’s former engineering director faces questioning at Red Hill Valley Parkway Inquiry. These were the most-read stories from the Daily Media Report in mid- to late-July.

Ron Gilkie: Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Engineering traced Ron Gilkie’s interest in engineering from his time on his family’s boatyard, to his studies at Nova Scotia Technical College (now Dalhousie University), and to his 40-year-long teaching career.  

Pandemic comments: Engineers and Geoscientists BC has closed its investigation into Okanagan businessman and politician Keith MacIntyre over his political comments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. MacIntyre resigned his title of professional engineer in BC and Alberta prior to the closing of the investigation, in protest of both provincial governments asserting more control over the sector.

Red Hill Valley Parkway Inquiry: Hamilton’s former engineering director Gary Moore insists he had serious concerns about a consultant report that found poor friction levels on the Red Hill Valley Parkway, despite being challenged with evidence contradicting his testimony at the inquiry into the parkway.