A legal battle over who has the right to call themself an engineer. Residents ordered to evacuate Edmonton condo. APEGA introduces their new President, Manon Plante. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report at the beginning of September.
A legal battle over the title “engineer”. Alberta’s professional engineering regulator APEGA is in a legal battle against two tech companies, Jobber and iStock, over their use of the word “engineer”. The tech companies are arguing that it is obvious to the public that a “software engineer” is distinct from engineer’s that are regulated by APEGA. APEGA is arguing that software engineering is a recognized engineering discipline that can have significant public safety impacts if done improperly, and therefore only licensed engineers should be using the title professionally.
Residents ordered to evacuate Edmonton condo. A structural inspection has found a condo in Edmonton unsafe for occupancy, and residents have been ordered to evacuate. The structural inspection reported concerns with the building’s load transfers.
APEGA introduces their new President, Manon Plante. APEGA’s President Manon Plante gives an interview about herself and her role at APEGA.