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National Position Statements

What are Engineers Canada’s national position statements?

The engineering profession has positions on key issues relating to the public interest. These are consensus positions of the provincial and territorial engineering regulatory bodies of Engineers Canada.

Why does Engineers Canada have national position statements?

These statements:

  • represent the collective position of the engineering profession
  • influence public policy
  • facilitate discussion with government
  • provide information for our members and those of the engineering profession

What are the topics?


  • Drinking Water Quality Providing guaranteed access to safe drinking water is an essential component for building safe, healthy communities and a necessary pre-condition for economic growth.
  • Education Funding Canada’s engineering schools need to have adequate funding in order to respond to the demand for education by qualified students seeking engineering degrees.
  • Emerging Technologies - Biotechnology Engineers Canada supports a regulatory framework for biotechnology that integrates social, ethical, health, economic, and environmental considerations within a public safety framework.

For more information

For more information contact Joey Taylor, Manager, Public Affairs at