|This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.|
Advertise in this news brief.
In Memoriam: Patricia Kerr
We are very sad to have to advise you all that Patricia Kerr, our co-worker and friend, died last Thursday, June 25.
Patsy was our Membership Liaison Officer. She was devoted to assisting CSCE members and was always pleasant and helpful and professional in her commitment to you. Her passing is a shock and a huge loss to all of us.
Her obituary as published in the Montreal Gazette is provided here.
| Share this article:
Enhanced Member Services/Bonification des services
Winner of the WestJet CSCE Regina Annual Conference contest:
By staying at the Regina Annual Conference Delta Hotel, Rebecca
Gustafson won the complimentary flight to travel anywhere in Canada!
She had this to say:
Wow – the conference just keeps on giving! Attending for the first
time this year, I learned so much from the different presenters in the
technical sessions and tours. The conference programming was wonderful
and I had the chance to meet people from across Canada. Now I have the
chance to visit another part of the country, meet more people and see
some more engineering projects – Thank you!
New CSCE Mentor & Protege Program Seeks Mentors
The CSCE is launching a brand new Mentor & Protege Program and is currently seeking mentors. Visit http://csce.ca/mentor-protege-program/
for more information and be sure to fill out the form to be considered
for the first round of the program as spaces are limited. If you are
interested in becoming involved as a Protege, watch for sign up
information in the fall.
| CSCE Programs and Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC|
|Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires|
Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes
Another Successful CSCE Capstone Competition
Twelve teams from across the country travelled to Regina to participate in the 3rd annual CSCE Capstone Competition. Teams presented their final year design project with a poster and two minute presentation. The winner was Polytechnique Montreal.
CSCE Student Paper Competition Winners Honoured in Regina
Winners of the CSCE Student Paper Competition were announced at the
Student Awards Luncheon at the CSCE Annual Conference in Regina, SK.
Local student, Nathan Bruce of the University of Regina took home top
honours with his paper titled "User-Updateable Municipal Benchmark Database for the City of Regina."
President's Award Winners Announced
The CSCE President's Award recognizes excellence among Student Chapters.
This year, the Student Affairs Committee reviewed 22 applications and
decided that the University of British Columbia was the best student
chapter for the past school year. Click "Read More" to see the other
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.
Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures
Infrastructure Ontario spending billions this year
Infrastructure Ontario's to-do list reads like a politician's wish list.
The provincial agency responsible for overseeing the financing and construction of public works, which has completed $12 billion in projects in the first decade of its existence, has $15 billion under construction, and an additional $8 billion in planning stages.
Engineers Canada latest labour market report points to looming engineer shortage
Engineers Canada released its "Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2025" report this week, detailing province-level projections of supply and demand for engineers in the coming decade. The regulatory agency’s labor forecast projects that more than 100,000 engineering jobs will need filling in Canada between now and 2025 as engineers retire and the economy continues to grow.
Government modelling shows McLean Creek dam best option for protecting city from large floods
The province's own modelling shows Calgary would be better protected from large floods by a dry dam that would halt most of the Elbow River's peak flow rather than the favoured diversion canal that would only stream a small portion of raging waters to a reservoir.
New condo construction is slowing, but not for long
New condominium construction is no longer isolated to just downtown Toronto and is in full swing right across the GTA.
And though it may not seem like it, the number of projects currently being built has been on the decline over the last year.
Schools engineer partnership
Lakehead University and Queen's University are mining each other's resources to serve engineering students.
The deans of the engineering programs at the two schools signed a memorandum of understanding in a step toward making their engineering courses available to students on both campuses.
Agreement finalized in new Champlain Bridge build
Daily Commercial News
An SNC-Lavalin consortium and the federal government have finalized an agreement to design, build, finance and maintain the New Champlain Bridge, which allowed construction to recently get started on the project.
Federal infrastructure fund spending favoured Conservative ridings
The Globe and Mail
A federal infrastructure fund aimed at fixing up arenas and community centres was spent disproportionately in ridings represented by Conservative MPs, a Globe and Mail analysis shows, as the governing Tories prepare to roll out a nearly identical fund in the months before the fall election.
Frank Humada, Multiview, Director of Publishing, 289.695.5422
Download media kit
Noelle Munaretto, Multiview, Product Development Manager, 289.695.5388
Doug Salloum, CSCE, Executive Director, 514.933.2634x1
Contribute society news
This edition of CSCE E-Bulletin was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
50 Minthorn Blvd., Suite 800, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7X8