December 2013

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Government responds to industry on new Building Canada Plan

A recent announcement by Minister Lebel signals that the government has heard the industryís message on the need to expedite the new Building Canada Plan.
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ACEC and mining sector concerned engineered solutions not being considered in environmental reviews

ACEC-Canada and ACEC-BC recently partnered with the Mining Association of Canada, the BC Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders to express concern over a potentially precedent setting decision by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA).
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New face for Consulting Engineers of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan consulting engineers adopt new brand and name: Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Saskatchewan (ACEC-SK)
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ACEC Year in Review 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, ACEC is pleased to provide an overview of the associationís activities, on behalf of our members, during the past year.
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FIDIC Awards 2014

The FIDIC Executive Committee has agreed to continue presenting FIDIC Awards on an annual basis to recognise outstanding projects that support and promote FIDIC principles and practices.
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The single most important thing you should do for your next project

Developing a written contract is the single most important way a design professional can protect against liability exposures. Astonishingly, 40 per cent of the claims reported to ENCON are for projects where there was no written contract in place.

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Skills gap most pressing issue for Canadian businesses

“Employers and policy-makers must keep focusing on skills if we are to avoid current and expected shortages from threatening our growth,” says Perrin Beatty, President and CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
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Compensation data for Canadian consulting engineering firms

Survey results now available

Don't miss the opportunity to purchase this year's survey and map out the compensation strategy that is right for you.
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Upcoming PSMJ Seminars

Project Management Bootcamp
January 28-29, 2014
Toronto, Ontario
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February 18-19, 2014
Toronto, Ontario
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Learn how to improve your written proposals and presentations. Get tips that will help you win over your clients.


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ACEC Leadership Summit 2014

June 19-21, 2014
Winnipeg, Manitoba 
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