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Call for nominations/Appel aux candidatures:
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CSCE is soliciting nominations for our annual Fellowship and Career Awards.

Please click here for details and deadlines

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FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE — SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

As one of the world's leading universities, The University of British Columbia creates an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world. The School of Engineering invites you to join us in achieving UBC's new vision.

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5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15)
CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts due September 16, 2014
June 8-10, 2015
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

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CSCE Annual Conference Halifax 2014
CSCE
We are pleased to inform you that electronic versions of the final papers are available and can be accessed by going to the following link: http://csce.ca/en/publications/past-conferences/halifax-2014/
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Travelling to Hong Kong?
CSCE
The CSCE is looking for volunteers to make technical presentations to members of the CSCE Hong Kong Branch and (or) the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). This is strictly on a volunteer basis, with no payment for spent time or travel expenses. If interested, please send an outline of your presentation and brief resume at least three months in advance of your trip to Doug Salloum, CSCE Executive Director, at Doug.Salloum@csce.ca or Brian Burrell, CSCE VP-International at csceinternational@gmail.com
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CSCE International on LinkedIn
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The CSCE has created a new LinkedIn group called CSCE International. This private group is for CSCE members interested in the CSCE's international activities, and in foreign engineering issues, projects, and research. To request membership, go to CSCE International on LinkedIn, click Join, and your request will be reviewed by a group manager. In addition, a subgroup called CSCE International Members has been created specifically for CSCE members living outside of Canada.
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Programs and Events from Partner Organizations/Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires


Conferences/Conférences

16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering
CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts due by September 2014
July 19-22, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Annual Conference on Construction Materials

Submission of Abstracts will be accepted up until Sept. 30, 2014

World Conference on Timber Engineering

August 10-14, 2014
Quebéc City, Québec

Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference
Call for Papers: Sept. 15, 2014
Montreal, QC

GeoRegina 2014
Date: Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2014
Delta Regina Hotel, Regina, Saskatchewan


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 Growing with Youth/Croître avec les jeunes



2014 CSCE Best Student Paper Competition Winners
CSCE
The winners for the 2014 CSCE Best Student Paper Competition held in Halifax from May 28 to 31 have been determined from over 85 impressive entries. Congratulations to Magdy Ibrahim from Concordia University for winning 1st place and to Mohamed Sherir and Masrra Jajjawi, both from Ryerson University for placing 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Be sure to check out their papers in your copy of the conference proceedings and watch for the Call for Papers for next year's conference to be held in Regina.
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You are cordially invited
Concordia University
Concordia University's Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair & Reception Tuesday, September 30th or Wednesday, October 1st 2014.
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Vous êtes cordialement invité
Université Concordia
Université Concordia Journée Carrière et Réception Génie et Informatique Mardi le 30 septembre ou Mercredi le 1 octobre 2014.
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Let's Get Social
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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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Mount Polley Mine tailings breach: 'The devastation up the lake is unbelievable'
CBC News
Residents affected by the wastewater spill from Imperial Metals's Mount Polley copper and gold mine near Likely, B.C., are worried about the impact on their health and the environment.

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More money needed for city infrastructure
The Nugget
After nearly a decade of annual increases to infrastructure spending, the latest update suggests the city is still $15 million to $20 million shy each year of what's required.

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Construction on schedule in Regina
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To some Regina drivers it may seem like road construction is taking forever, but the city assures us work is right on schedule.

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 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables



Discovery about wound healing key to understanding cell movement
Exchange Magazine
Research by a civil engineer from the University of Waterloo is helping shed light on the way wounds heal and may someday have implications for understanding how cancer spreads, as well as why certain birth defects occur.
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The tender contracts chess game
Daily Commercial News
As I see it, whatever the case may be with respect to extreme forms of a RFP, the law is very clear that a "pure" tender (in which irrevocable bids are submitted on the understanding that the lowest compliant bid has at least a prima facie right to be awarded the contract) typically does in fact give rise to enforceable legal rights in favour of both the supplier and the contractor.
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Engineering work climate remains hostile to women
PsychCentral
Despite a 21st century professional environment that touts equal opportunity, research presented at the American Psychological Association's Annual Convention suggests that nearly 40 percent of women who earn engineering degrees quit the profession or never enter the field.
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Fixing America's crumbling infrastructure goes beyond economics
Mint Press
It's no secret the nation's infrastructure is crumbling. Toledo's water supply was discovered to be tainted with toxic algae on Aug. 2, and on July 31, Los Angeles endured a major water pipeline break in the Eagle Hill neighborhood two days after a rupture on Sunset Boulevard flooded the University of California, Los Angeles with more than 20 million gallons of water — all while California is in the midst of the worst drought in decades and water waste penalties are in place.
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