ACEC in the News

News articles featuring ACEC and its provincial and territorial member organizations.

 

January 12, 2021 - Education News Canada

Engineering and Applied Science graduate recognized with ACAA Lifetime Achievement award

 

January 8, 2021 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

ACEC-Ontario launches Simcoe chapter

 

December 28, 2020 - Nunavut News Online

New Kugaaruk school earns engineering awards

 

December 9, 2020 - On-site Magazine

No clear trajectory: Uncertainty likely the only certainty for 2021

 

December 2, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

Construction groups urge government to ‘Build for Recovery’

 

December 1, 2020 - Heavy Equipment Drive

AED teams with Canadian associations to drive Building for Recovery efforts’

 

December 1, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

Engineers society issues plan to fight systemic bias’

 

November 30, 2020 - InfraStructures Magazine

Nominations: The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Canada (ACEC) is pleased to announce that Anthony Karakatsanis, P.Eng., president and CEO of the Morrison Hershfield Group has been named to the position of Chair of the ACEC Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term.

 

November 26, 2020 - Financial Post

Enough is Enough: Ontario Engineering Community Committed to Uprooting Systematic Biases

 

November 26, 2020 - Education News Canada

High praise: a timeline of Humber's Building NX accolades

 

November 23, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

ACEC-NB celebrates Engineering Excellence Awards

 

November 17, 2020 - Yorkton This Week

Yorkton Chamber of Commerce signatory to open letter to the people of Saskatchewan

 

November 13, 2020 - The Battlefords News-Optimist

Saskatchewan business groups support government actions on COVID-19

 

November 12, 2020 - CBC Manitoba

Marcia Friesen named 1st female dean of engineering at U of Manitoba

 

November 11, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

Gamble, Van Buren anticipate improved Canada-U.S. relations under Biden

 

November 2, 2020 - Paper Advance

Anthony Karakatsanis to lead Association of Consulting Engineering Companies

 

October 29, 2020 - Canadian Business Journal

Canadian Consulting Engineering Firms Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to Industry and Society During Virtual Celebration

 

October 29, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

Samuel De Champlain Bridge Corridor wins Schreyer at 52nd annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 28, 2020 - ReNewCANADA

Anthony Karakatsanis to lead Association of Consulting Engineering Companies

 

October 28, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

McKenna urges engineers to design to support feds’ policy goals

 

October 27, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

ACEC-Canada presents chair’s award—and names next chair

 

October 26, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

ACEC-NB report highlights need for more female engineers

 

October 23, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

First Notice: SNC-Lavalin supports Texas; big week for ACEC-Canada; shelter in Iqualuit

 

October 19, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

ACEC-NB report highlights need for more gender diversity in consulting engineering

 

October 5, 2020 - Engineering News Record

Canada Unveils $7.5B Project Spending Plan as New COVID-19 Stimulus

 

October 5, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

Stakeholders praise $10B growth plan but some query lack of traditional projects

 

October 2, 2020 - Paris Star

Pallister vows not to privatize Hydro

 

October 1, 2020 - Canadian Insider

Stantec completes acquisition of Teshmont

 

September 25, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

CEO rebrands as ACEC-Ontario

 

September 4, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

City of Campbell River to pay over $400,000 to close old water treatment plant

 

August 5, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

ACEC survey supports advocacy on infrastructure, CEWS

 

July 22, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

Construction sector split on Workers’ Compensation changes in B.C.

 

July 17, 2020 - CityNews1130

Nurses support adding COVID-19 to occupational diseases list at WorkSafe BC

 

July 9, 2020 - ReNewCANADA

Contemplating northern priorities with NWT Minister of Infrastructure

 

June 15, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

ACEC-SK introduces 2020-2021 board

 

June 4, 2020 - ReNewCANADA

Engineers Canada appoints new president

 

June 4, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

National associations united in federal recovery roundtable discussions

 

May 20, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

Swift action needed to avoid bankruptcies: Panel

 

May 19, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

ACEC cancels fall leadership conference

 

May 11, 2020 - Daily Commercial News

McMillan LLP to host free national COVID-19 construction recovery webinar

 

May 4, 2020 - The Post

Industry groups call on Ottawa to loosen social and financial requirements in $187B infrastructure plans

 

April 27, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

Industry leaders discuss effective crisis communication

 

April 21, 2020 - Aggregate Research

Winnipeg plans new aggregates mix to increase the durability of its roads

 

April 15, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

New construction specs for Winnipeg roads to increase durability

 

April 15, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

Can transportation planning and design be equitable?

 

March 26, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

ACEC-Canada asks federal government for industry support

 

March 22, 2020 - Council of Construction Associations

B.C. construction groups help found COVID-19 business cabinet

 

March 20, 2020 - Engineering News Record

Canada Provinces Are Not Shutting Projects, But Some Owners Scale Them Back

 

March 20, 2020 - Supply Post

COVID-19 Cabinet created to support business, workers across British Columbia to address unprecedented challenges

 

March 19, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

B.C. construction groups help found COVID-19 business cabinet

 

March 18, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

UPDATE: 2020 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards timeline

 

March 13, 2020 - Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

ACEC-BC president up for Women of Distinction Awarda

 

March 5, 2020 - Prince George Citizen

FN coalition proposes changes for sharing benefits of resource projects

 

March 4, 2020 - Business in Vancouver

YWCA Metro Vancouver announces nominees for 2020 Women of Distinction Awards

 

March 3, 2020 - Prince George Matters

First Nations coalition delivers recommendations to Canada for Indigenous involvement in major projects

 

March 3, 2020 - My Prince George Now

Organization calls for development of First Nations tools to work with natural resource industry

 

February 26, 2020 - Journal of Commerce

Construction hopes for speedy rail blockade resolution

 

December 31, 2019 - Daily Commercial News

Federal procurement policies top 2019 national construction newsmakers list

 

December 17, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

ACEC-SK presents 2019 Awards of Distinction

 

December 17, 2019 - Journal of Commerce

MHCA and Manitoba Infrastructure talk specs

 

December 4, 2019 - Toronto Sun

T.Y. Lin International Acquires The Municipal Infrastructure Group Ltd. (TMIG) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

December 4, 2019 - AP

This strategic partnership enables both companies to expand and diversify current service offerings while expanding into new geographic mark…

 

November 27, 2019 - Virgin Radio

Construction industry brainstorms on how to adapt to climate change

 

November 27, 2019 - CJWW Radio

Meritorious Achievement Award Presented

 

November 26, 2019 - Daily Commercial News

Nov. 26: New Brunswick forum marks CCA’s National Construction Day

 

November 20, 2019 - Real Estate Management Industry

ACEC awards celebrate technical excellence

 

November 15, 2019 - Daily Commercial News

ACEC panellists warn of excess risks, insurance challenges in P3

 

November 12, 2019 - Daily Commercial News

Ontario consulting engineers earn national awards of excellence

 

November 11, 2019 - Journal of Commerce

AEC firms struggle with data management, engineers told

 

November 8, 2019 - Journal of Commerce

ACEC – Canada awards Allen D. Williams Scholarship

 

November 7, 2019 - Journal of Commerce

Plourde wins Beaubien Award at ACEC gala

 

November 6, 2019 - Journal of Commerce

21-year ACEC staffer given Chair’s Award

 

November 5, 2019 - JD Supra

Fairness And Transparency In Large Project Public Procurement

 

November 4, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

Lawrence Lukey named chair of ACEC’s board

 

October 31, 2019 - Supply Post

B.C. Consulting Engineers Honoured at National Awards Gala

 

October 31, 2019 - Electric Energy Online

François Plourde Honoured for Lifetime Achievement at Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 31, 2019 - Municipal Information Network

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada - Consulting Engineers from Across Canada Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to…

 

October 30, 2019 - Market Screener

Stantec : wins Canadian Consulting Engineering Award for evolv1

 

October 30, 2019 - CNW News

Consulting Engineers from Across Canada Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Industry and Society

 

October 30, 2019 - CNW News

François Plourde Honoured for Lifetime Achievement at Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 29, 2019 - TMCnet.com

Consulting Engineers from Across Canada Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Industry and Society

 

October 29, 2019 - TMCnet.com

François Plourde Honoured for Lifetime Achievement at Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 29, 2019 - Le Lezard

Consulting Engineers from Across Canada Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Industry and Society

 

October 29, 2019 - Le Lezard

François Plourde Honoured for Lifetime Achievement at Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 29, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

WSP wins Schreyer at 51st annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 29, 2019 - Canadian Insider

François Plourde Honoured for Lifetime Achievement at Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 29, 2019 - Canadian Insider

Consulting Engineers from Across Canada Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Industry and Society

 

October 29, 2019 - Canadian Business Journal

François Plourde Honoured for Lifetime Achievement at Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

 

October 29, 2019 - Canadian Business Journal

Consulting Engineers from Across Canada Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Industry and Society

 

October 29, 2019 - Penticton Herald

Career Fair urges women to get into engineering

 

October 29, 2019 - Journal of Commerce

Construction leaders hopeful Liberals make good on infrastructure promises

 

October 23, 2019 - Engineering News Record

Canada's Trudeau Wins Tough Race, With Infrastructure Push Now More Complex

 

October 22, 2019 - Castanet.net

Okanagan College wants females in engineering and technology

 

October 21, 2019 - Castanet.net

Advancing women in engineering, top first-year student FAQs on tap at OC’s Career Fair

 

October 21, 2019 - Daily Commercial News

Election notebook: examining Canada’s federal construction issues

 

October 17, 2019 - Daily Commercial News

Stakeholders lament Tories’ planned infrastructure delay

 

October 17, 2019 - Construction Canada

Urgent investment needed for public infrastructure: Report

 

October 16, 2019 - Heavy Equipment Guide

Challenges put key infrastructure "at risk" across Canada, report finds

 

October 15, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Report sounds alarm on Canada’s aging infrastructure

 

October 15, 2019 - Trenchless Technology

2019 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card Now Available

 

October 10, 2019 - Real Estate Management Industry

Infrastructure report calls for urgent investment

 

October 10, 2019 - Water Online

Canada's Public Infrastructure ‘At Risk,' New Report Finds

 

October 8, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

Canadian infrastructure report card updated ahead of federal election

 

October 8, 2019 - Municipal Information Network

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada - Canada's public infrastructure

 

September 27, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

ACEC hires new manager of finance and administration

 

September 27, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Tariffs biting into the bottom line bone for steel builders and buyers

 

September 24, 2019 - Daily Commercial News

ACEC and its members receive FIDIC awards

 

September 20, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Engineers up infrastructure analysis for federal election

 

September 18, 2019 - Real Estate Management Industry

Advancing women engineers initiative launched

 

September 18, 2019 - My Yellowknife Now

2019 NWT Election – Great Slave MLA candidates

 

September 18, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Science and Tech groups launch female recruiting project

 

September 17, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

CEO announces new slate of Directors

 

September 17, 2019 - Official City of Winnipeg

Motion to Recommend Implementation of Road Construction Working Group Recommendations

 

September 16, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Quebec dithers on price vs. quality, professionals charge

 

September 10, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

Canadian firms honoured at International Consulting Engineering Gala

 

September 5, 2019 - Site Selection

Corridors OF POWER: An Economic Development Atlas

 

September 3, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Prairie Architects repurposing of Winnipeg Heritage House an award winner

 

August 30, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

WSP Canada Wins Award for Innovative Solution for Safe Water in Remote Communities

 

August 29, 2019 - Building.ca

ACEC-Canada Launches Advocacy Campaign

 

August 28, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

ACEC-Canada launches pre-election advocacy campaign

 

August 16, 2019 - Market Screener

CISC Canadian Institute of Steel Construction : The Legault Government Needs to Learn Lessons of the Past

 

August 16, 2019 - Council of Construction Associations

B.C. employers halt participation in workers’ compensation review

 

August 16, 2019 - Market Screener

Stantec : appoints new regional business leaders for their Buildings practice

 

August 15, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

B.C. employers halt participation in workers’ compensation review

 

July 26, 2019 - Council of Construction Associations

BC construction associations challenge timing, vagueness of WorkSafeBC review

 

July 3, 2019 - Engineering News Record  

Lifted Tariffs Don't End Canada Risks

 

June 25, 2019 - Castanet.net 

UV water plant opens doors

 

June 25, 2019 - Global News  

Official opening for award-winning North Okanagan water treatment plant

 

June 25, 2019 - AM 1150 - iHeartRadio.ca

Open House at Water Plant

 

June 21, 2019 - Kelowna Capital News

Straight from DeHart

 

June 17, 2019 - Castanet.net  

Water plant wins award

 

June 3, 2019 - Winnipeg Free Press (Print Edition)

Letters, June 3

 

June 3, 2019 - The Trowel

Mayor Follows Through on Promise to Revisit Road Construction Strategy

 

May 28, 2019 - Edmonton Journal (Print Edition)

A National Corridor isn't just about pipelines; A wider scope could address many other concerns, John Gamble writes

 

May 28, 2019 - T-Net

BC Government Announces $2.2 Million in Funding for 'More Inclusive Workforce' to Advance Tech Sector in B.C.

 

May 27, 2019 - Edmonton Sun 

Working group to help speed up road construction

 

May 27, 2019 - The Star Phoenix 

'National corridor' would boost economic growth

 

May 27, 2019 - Global News  

Winnipeg puts together road repair working group to talk improvements, 24/7 construction

 

May 27, 2019 - Calgary Herald

Opinion: A national corridor isn’t just about pipelines, it’s about economic growth

 

May 23, 2019 - Indigenous Lands & Resources Today

More inclusive workforce to advance tech sector in B.C.

 

May 7, 2019 - WebWire

Wood Recognized for Design Engineering Excellence

 

May 2, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

ACEC-NB hands out Awards of Excellence

 

April 30, 2019, Campbell River Mirror  

New Campbell River water facility recognized with pair of awards

 

April 30, 2019 - The Energy Source  News Feed

Knight Piésold Canada wins award for the Azambi project – International Water Power and Dam Construction

 

April 18, 2019 - Electric Energy Online

SNC-LAVALIN SNC-Lavalin awarded ACEC-BC's Award of Excellence for John Hart Hydroelectric Generating Station Replacement Project

 

April 17, 2019 - The Energy Source  News Feed

SNC-Lavalin wins Award of Excellence for John Hart Hydroelectric Generating Station Replacement Project – HydroWorld

 

April 12, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

VIDEO: ACEC BC’s 30th Annual Awards of Excellence

 

April 11, 2019 - Real Estate Management Industry

ACEC-BC Awards celebrate innovation excellence

 

April 9, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

30th annual ACEC-BC awards showcase innovation, partnership and collaboration

 

April 4, 2019 - Winnipeg Free Press  

Infrastructure spending an investment in prosperity

 

April 2, 2019 - Leader Post  

Letter to the Editor, April 1, 2019: We need to invest in infrastructure

 

March 28, 2019 - National Post  

Critical spending

 

March 21, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Stakeholders debate training, infrastructure pledges in Budget 2019

 

March 13, 2019 - Daily Commercial News  

New ACEC-BC president looks to ‘build on the good work’ of her predecessor

 

March 7, 2019 - Business In Vancouver  

Regulatory uncertainty raising engineering anxiety

 

March 7, 2019 - CanadianBusiness.com  

H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd.: Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2019

 

March 5, 2019 - Business in Vancouver 

Regulatory uncertainty raising engineering anxiety; legislation | As B.C. proceeds with professional reliance reform, industry seeks clarity

 

March 1, 2019 - Leader Post  

NEXT STOP: MARS! APEGS student development committee invests in the future

 

February 27, 2019 - Gulf Islands Driftwood  

Engineer earns Lieutenant Governor’s honour

 

February 25, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Climate change floods leading to bridge, culvert and road upgrades

 

February 4, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

ACEC unveils new national conflict of interest guideline

 

January 30, 2019 - Real Estate Management Industry

ACEC-BC announces new president and CEO

 

January 23, 2019 - Canadian Design and Construction Report

ACEC publishes new conflict of interest guidelines for consulting engineering services

 

January 22, 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

Enter Now: 51st annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards - Canadian Consulting Engineer

 

January 21, 2019 - Journal Of Commerce

Is tunnel twinning the way through the Massey mess?