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Baidar Bakht, Fellow of CSCE: Appointed Member of the Order of Canada
CSCE
Scarborough's Baidar Bakht became a Member of the Order for his contributions and improvements to bridge design and for making Urdu poetry accessible to the Canadian public.

"I'm absolutely thrilled. It is out of this world to be honoured this way," said Bakht, who has been involved in bridge research for 40 years. "I suggest new ways of improving bridges with new materials so they can last forever. The efforts of my team have changed the way bridges have been designed," Bakht said. "We have invented a new slab deck that will never corrode because that is the first thing to corrode on a bridge."
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Baidar Bakht, Fellow de la SCGC est nommé membre de l'Ordre du Canada
SCGC
Baidar Bakht de Scarborough a été nommé membre de l’Ordre du Canada pour ses contributions et les améliorations qu’il a apportées à la conception des ponts ainsi que pour avoir rendu la poésie ourdou accessible au public canadien.

« Je suis absolument ravi. Il est hors de ce monde d’être honoré de cette façon » a déclaré Baidar Bakht qui a été impliqué dans la recherche sur les ponts depuis 40 ans. « Je suggère de nouvelles façons d’améliorer les ponts avec de nouveaux matériaux afin qu’ils puissent durer pour toujours. Les efforts de mon équipe ont changé la manière dont les ponts ont été conçus » a dit Bakht. « Nous avons inventé
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CSCE Annual Conference 2015 - FINAL CALL FOR ABSTRACTS!
CSCE
The FINAL submission deadline has been extended to January, 26, 2015 for the General and Specialty Conferences

And


February 13, 2015 for the Innovation in Engineering Practice conference

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Lifelong Learning:
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Armature en polymères renforcés de fibre (PRF) et renforcement externe avec PRF pour les structures en béton

Montréal, 25 février 2015 & Québec, 26 février 2015

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Wanted: CSCE Liaison Officer for South Asia
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The CSCE's International Affairs Committee (IAC) is looking for a dynamic CSCE member willing to join the committee as CSCE Liaison Officer for South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Bangladesh). The CSCE member must be willing to serve a minimum of two years on IAC and to volunteer a minimum of 50 hours per year on unpaid volunteer committee work. If interested, please contact Dr. Rishi Gupta, Deputy Chair of the International Affairs Committee, at guptar@uvic.ca.
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JUDGES NEEDED FOR THE CSCE CANADIAN NATIONAL CONCRETE CANOE COMPETITION
CSCE
Looking for a way to give back and to get involved with some of the brightest students from across the country? Sign up to be a judge for the 21st CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition. Experts in areas ranging from concrete/materials engineering to project management are needed. The competition is being hosted by the University of Toronto from May 8 to 10, 2015.
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APPEL AUX JUGES POUR LE CONCOURS NATIONAL DE CANOE EN BÉTON DE LA SCGC
SCGC
Cherchez-vous un moyen de redonner et de vous impliquer avec certains des étudiants les plus brillants venant de tout le Canada? Engagez-vous comme juge du 21e Concours national de canoë en béton de la SCGC. Des experts dans les domaines allant du génie des matériaux/ béton à la gestion de projet sont demandés. Le concours est organisé par l’Université de Toronto du 8 au 10 mai 2015.
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 CSCE Programs and Events

Event Location/Date Updates
The 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference Montreal, Canada
April 29 - May 2, 2015
TBD
The main theme of this conference will focus on sustainable management of water resources in the context of climate and environmental changes.
Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference Montreal, Canada
May 27 - 25, 2015
TBD
The Climate Change Technology 2015 conference in Montreal will be featuring a Leeding Green course.
5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15) University of British Columbia
Vancouver Campus
June 8 - 10, 2015
TBD
Welcome to the 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC 15). The conference provides the opportunity for researchers and practitioners of construction around the world to share the most recent innovations and developments in the construction industry.




Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires

Event Location/Date Updates
The 5th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering Vancouver, Canada
July 15 - 17, 2015
TBD
The objective of the present meeting is to bring together the best research and applications on smart materials, structures, and nanotechnology for different engineering applications.
International Conference on Water Management Modeling The Marriott Courtyard Toronto/Brampton, Ontario
February 25 - 26, 2015
TBD
This conference provides the opportunity for researchers and practitioners of construction around the world to share the most recent innovations and developments in the construction industry.
1st International Interactive Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete Storrs, Connecticut, USA
January 31, 2015

November 19 - 22, 2015
TBD
Ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) can be seen as one of the major breakthroughs in concrete technology in the last two centuries.
16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
July 19 - 22. 2015
TBD

The Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers (CAEE) Victoria, British Columbia
July 21 - 24, 2015
TBD
The conference theme is “Facing Seismic Risk”, encompassing seismic hazards, engineering, societal planning and response, facility performance, codes and standards.



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Hamilton needs tax hike to fix infrastructure crunch
CBC News
Mayor Fred Eisenberger, staring at a proposed 4.4 per cent tax hike, says he "desperately" wants a zero per cent increase but recognizes the need to ask taxpayers for more money this year to "keep the city from falling apart."

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China says to build $31 billion worth of new infrastructure
Reuters
China's economic planner has approved the construction of 192 billion yuan ($31 billion) of roads and an airport in the latest government effort to increase investment and support a slowing economy.

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Report: Infrastructure problems present in almost every Edmonton health facility
Global News
An Alberta Health Services review shows infrastructure problems exist at every Edmonton-area health facility. At some of the biggest hospitals, it appears those problems hamper staff's ability to treat patients.

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Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes



Let's Get Social! / Soyez branchés!

Do you want to keep track of what's going on in the world of Civil Engineering online? Why not join the conversation? Follow us, like us, and join us! We're on Facebook, Twitter (@csce2), and LinkedIn. Search for #csce2014 to see dialogue from the conference. See you in cyberspace!

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ONLINE CAREER RESOURCES
The Engineering Career Coach
Are you wondering how to becoming a better public speaker? How to build the engineering career you want? How to balance work with the rest of your life? Check out Anthony Fasano's website The Engineering Career Coach for lots of helpful blog posts, podcast episodes, and more!
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RESSOURCES EN LIGNE POUR VOTRE CARRIÈRE
The Engineering Career Coach
Vous demandez-vous comment devenir un meilleur orateur? Comment bâtir la carrière que vous voulez avoir? Comment équilibrer votre travail et le reste de votre vie? Consultez le site web The Engineering Career Coach de Anthony Fasano contenant plein de blogues, de balladodiffusions et plus encore!
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GREAT NORTHERN CONCRETE TOBOGGAN RACE 2015
GNCTR
This year, the GNCTR competition is being hosted by University of British Columbia - Okanagan in Kelowna, BC from Jan 21 to Jan 24. There are 17 teams from across Canada and even one from the U.S. taking part in what promises to be a great time! Find the competition on Instagram and Twitter (#gnctr2015) to follow along with the fun or better yet come and experience it for yourself if you can. Race Day at Big White on Jan 24 is open to the public.
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LA GRANDE COURSE 2015 DE TOBOGGAN EN BÉTON DU NORD
GNCTR
Cette année, la GCTBN sera organisée par l’Université de la Colombie-Britannique-Okanagan à Kelowna, BC du 21 au 24 janvier. 17 équipes de tout le Canada et une équipe des États-Unis prendront part à ce qui promet d’être une grande fête! Trouvez le concours sur Instagram et Twitter (#gnctr2015) afin de le suivre ou, encore mieux, venez en faire l’expérience en personne si vous le pouvez. La course à Big White est ouverte au public le 24 janvier.
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CSCE Annual Conference 2015 - EXTENSION! Call for Abstracts extended to January 12, 2015
China says to build $31 billion worth of new infrastructure

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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures durables



Auditor to probe infrastructure funding concerns highlighted in Edmonton Journal series
Edmonton Journal
Alberta's auditor general will investigate how the province makes funding decisions for the construction and maintenance of health facilities, after an Edmonton Journal series uncovered several problems with the system.
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Bonavista facing fiscal crunch as infrastructure needs grow
CBC News
Residents and business owners in the Town of Bonavista will not see any increases in their municipal tax rates in 2015. But according to the town's chief financial officer, David Hiscock, future tax increases are likely. Hiscock said the 2015 budget is bare bones, with no money for extras such as investing in a much-needed water treatment plant.
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Old water pipes in capital region like 'ticking time bombs'
Times Colonist
Confusion about who owned a 60-year-old water pipe that burst in October, unleashing a river through a Saanich home and damaging several others, is raising questions about whether other areas are vulnerable.
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Shaganappi pedestrian bridge finally connects
Global News
It's been delayed by at least a half a year, but there’s finally light at the end of the tunnel for a new bridge in Calgary.
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Room for the river report moves focus beyond big infrastructure
Calgary Herald
Giving the province's rivers more room to grow by revisiting property buyouts, preventing future floodplain development and widening riverbanks is an effective way to both mitigate future floods and manage watersheds, according to a new report.
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Asset recycling needed to fund infrastructure
Daily Commercial News
If the province isn't willing to come up with new revenue streams for infrastructure, then it needs to take a more aggressive approach to selling its Crown assets, a new report suggests. Commissioned by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO), the report, entitled Unlocking Ontario's Advantages: Building new infrastructure on the foundation of existing public assets by Michael Fenn, calls for asset recycling.
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