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CSCE 2015 Annual Conference
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Conference registration is now open!
Take advantage of the special early bird rates to secure your place at the best civil engineering conference of the year!

Please click HERE for more information on special rates and to register today!

Les inscriptions à notre Congrès annuel sont ouvertes!

Profitez des tarifs préférentiels pour réserver votre place au meilleur congrès de génie civil de l’année.

Cliquez ICI pour plus de détails sur les tarifs spéciaux et vous inscrire dès aujourd’hui!
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Engineering Institute of Canada
CSCE
CSCE is very proud to announce that the following CSCE members have been honoured by the Engineering Institute of Canada;

• As Fellows of the Engineering Institute of Canada:
o Gord Jin (past President of CSCE) - St. John’s, NF
o Baher Abdulhai – Toronto, ON
o Carlos Estuardo Ventura – Vancouver, BC

• As recipient of the K.Y. LO MEDAL - For significant engineering contributions at the international level
o Edward Arthur McBean - Guelph, ON

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Lifelong Learning
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Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa
April 28-30, 2015
Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon
May 12-15, 2015
This course will be offered in Quebec and the Maritimes at a later date.
Cette formation sera offerte au Québec et dans les Maritimes à une date ultérieure.

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2015 CANCAM Award
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This biannual award from Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM) recognizes outstanding achievements in the area of Applied Mechanics by a Canadian or non-Canadian researcher who has worked in Canada for a minimum of five years. All areas of Applied Mechanics (e.g., Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Computational Mechanics, Biomechanics) are considered. The award, which includes a medal, a certificate, and some travel support, will be presented at the 25th CANCAM to be held at Western University, London, Ontario in May 31-June 04, 2015.
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 CSCE Programs and Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC

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.
14th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering Montreal, Canada
May 21 - 22, 2015
TBD

Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference Montreal, Canada
May 25 - 27, 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.



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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
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
1st International Interactive Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete New York City
October/November

Abstracts deadline: March 15, 2015



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Groat Road closed indefinitely by buckled bridge girders
CBC News
Groat Road will be closed indefinitely while contractors work to repair or replace four steel girders on the 102nd Avenue Bridge that buckled over the weekend.

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Winnipeg stadium consortium suing architect, builder over alleged construction deficiencies
Yahoo Sports
Almost $5 million has already reportedly gone into fixing Winnipeg's Investors Group Field, which is set to host the Grey Cup this November, in the less than two years since the facility opened in May 2013.

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2015 James Dyson Award is now open
CSCE
The James Dyson Foundation is looking for Canada’s best and brightest young industrial design and engineering students to submit their design idea for something that solves a problem. You could with a prize of $54,000.

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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!

Voulez-vous être au fait de ce qui se passe dans le monde du génie civil en ligne? Prenez part à la conversation. Suivez-nous, aimez-nous et joignez-vous à nous!



It's National Engineering Month
CSCE
Did you know that March is National Engineering Month? There are hundreds of events happening across the country to promote our profession and to spark a child's life-long interest in engineering. It's not too late to get involved. You can make a difference in as little as one hour. CSCE Ontario Region is a proud sponsor of National Engineering Month in Ontario. Be sure to visit their website for ways to get involved.
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Cégep de Chicoutimi is top of the pops
CSCE
Concordia University hosted the 31st Annual CSCE Troitsky Bridge Building Competition. Thirty three teams and hundreds of students gathered in Montreal for three days of fun and competition, including bridge building, design presentations, and the infamous bridge crushing! Congratulations to Cégep de Chicoutimi who held on to the title of overall winner, which they also earned at last year's competition.
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2015 James Dyson Award is now open
CSCE
The James Dyson Foundation is looking for Canada’s best and brightest young industrial design and engineering students to submit their design idea for something that solves a problem. You could with a prize of $54,000. The competition runs in 20 countries and last year there were many notable Canadian entries, including national winner PrintAlive Bioprinter, from the University of Toronto and Suncayr from University of Waterloo. Watch the call for entries here: http://youtu.be/o0kBW92LAB8
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Canada's February Labour Market Report: How dull was that?
Daily Commerical News
In February, while the unemployment rate was falling in the U.S. (i.e., improving) by 0.2 percentage points, from 5.7 per cent to 5.5 per cent, in Canada it was moving higher (i.e., worsening) to the same degree, from 6.6 per cent to 6.8 per cent.
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Civil engineer helps design a world of hope in Guatemala
Westman Journal
For many people a vacation means relaxing and sitting around with their feet up, but for Jaimee Schmidt, a vacation is a chance to get her hands dirty. The civil engineer from Brandon has taken 10 trips to third world countries since 2009 to help build facilities hands-on. Most recently, Schmidt went to Tactic, Guatemala as part of a team of engineers and architects with Engineering Ministries International Canada. The group of 11 volunteers were assembled to provide planning and design for a new orphanage in the community.
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3 teams shortlisted for new Etobicoke General Hospital tower
Daily Commercial News
Three teams have been shortlisted to design, build, finance and maintain the Phase 1 Patient Tower Project at Etobicoke General Hospital. According to a release from Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the William Osler Health System, the request for qualifications process began in October 2014 and since then these teams were shortlisted and will be invited to respond for request for proposals, which will likely be issued in April 2015.
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Saskatchewan Premier promises no infrastructure cuts in budget
Canadian Manufacturing
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is promising to deliver a balanced budget next week. Wall spoke to delegates to the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon recently.
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Quebec made most of $2 billion Economic Action Plan infrastructure fund
Ottawa Citizen
More than half of the money the federal government set aside for a low-interest loans program as part of the Economic Action Plan went to municipalities in Quebec, documents obtained by the Citizen show.
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Governments need to deliver big infrastructure projects honestly
The Globe and Mail
The least surprising news of the year is that the Spadina subway extension is going way over budget. After what has happened with the St. Clair streetcar line, the Queens Quay rebuild and the renovations of Union Station, the Sony Centre and Nathan Phillips Square, news of construction delays and cost overruns have become dog bites man for the weary residents of Toronto.
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