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Daily Media Report recap: November 6 – 19, 2020

2020.11.19

Manitoba improving credential recognition for internationally trained applicants. A new dean at University of Manitoba Engineering. U of O to offer a Master of Engineering Management. The government recognizes top scientists and engineers. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in mid-November.

Credentials: Changes to the Fair Registration Practices in Regulated Professions Act are part of the Manitoba government’s effort to speed up the foreign credential recognition process.

Marcia Friesen: The University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors Executive has approved the appointment of Dr. Marcia Friesen as Dean of the Price Faculty of Engineering, effective January 1, 2021.

University of Ottawa: The University of Ottawa has announced it is partnering with Keypath Education to offer a Master of Engineering Management for Professionals.

Top scientists and engineers: The Government of Canada announced the 26 recipients of this year’s NSERC Prizes, recognizing their contributions in science and engineering.