March 2014

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ACEC to launch Parliamentary Partners program

Parliamentary Partners is an outreach program designed to connect ACEC representatives with federal Members of Parliament in their local ridings.
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Joe Oliver appointed Minister of Finance

Following the resignation of long-serving Finance Minister Jim Flaherty on March 18, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed Joe Oliver to the key position, moving him from his previous role as Minister of Natural Resources.
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Enter the 2014 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

The Stage I deadline (Notice of Intention to Enter) is Tuesday, March 25.
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FIDIC Awards 2014: Closing date for nominations is May 30

FIDIC Awards recognise outstanding projects that support and promote FIDIC principles and practices.
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Canadian Chamber unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2014

In its new Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness report, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce identifies skills shortages and inadequate plans for addressing deficiencies in public infrastructure as key impediments to Canada’s progress and future prosperity.

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Employee versus self-employed: tips and traps

Being your own boss can definitely have its perks, however, there are disadvantages to this approach as well.

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Canada’s job growth lacklustre in 2013

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has issued a policy brief, titled Canada’s Labour Market Sputtered in 2013, which highlights the considerable variation in labour market performance last year.

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Join the Deltek Clarity A&E industry financial performance study before April 11 deadline

Participate now through April 11 and get immediate in-depth financial insight and analysis that will benefit your firm – and have the opportunity to win an iPad Air!

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Upcoming PSMJ seminars

Project Management Bootcamp
​April 29-30, 2014
Toronto, Ontario
Register Now!


Attend this information-packed seminar and gain an understanding of the techniques and strategies of today's most successful project managers.


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ACEC Leadership Summit 2014

June 19-21
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Find out what’s in store for you at ACEC’s Leadership Summit 2014 – watch our video!
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