December 2015

Follow ACECCanada on Twitter

ACECís advocacy gets results

Year in review

Over the past year, ACEC delivered clear and consistent messages to the federal government on behalf of its members. These efforts have had positive results, including the newly elected government committing to the largest new investment in infrastructure in Canadian history.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Voice >


ACEC-BC launches online QBS resource

ACEC-BC has developed an exciting new online resource to help municipalities and other owners implement effective procurement practices. Supported in part by ACEC-Canada, the website www.yes2qbs.com brings together QBS-related information in one convenient location and includes guides, templates and studies that offer detailed explanation of Qualifications Based Selection. The site also features a 1-minute introductory video explaining the basic concept of the QBS process.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Voice >


ACEC 2016-2019 strategic plan to emphasize value to members

Consultation is an important element of the strategic planning process – and we want to hear from you. What do you believe ACECís strategic priorities should be over the next three years? What issues should we advocate on? What member services would you like us to deliver? For your firm, what does an ideal membership structure look like? Take a minute to provide us with your suggestions and ideas by completing a short online survey.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Image >


#20DaysOfExcellence campaign showcases award-winning projects

ACEC promotes projects and firms via web and social media

From November 9 to December 4, ACEC showcased all of the winning projects and firms that took top honours at the 2015 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards. A different project was featured each weekday on the acec.ca website, as well as via Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Image >


Student outreach: ACEC to participate at 2016 CFES Congress

ACEC will be attending the 2016 Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) Congress, an annual student-run conference that provides a platform for collaboration, learning and engagement among students, industry partners and sponsors.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Image >


Engineers Canada Awards

Engineers Canada is seeking nominations for its 2016 awards. Terms of reference and nomination forms for each award category can be found on the Engineers Canada website. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. EST on Friday, January 8, 2016.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Image >


New webinars available in Members Only section of ACECís website

Two new learning opportunities are now available in the Members Only section of acec.ca. These webinars are offered on a complimentary basis as a benefit of your firmís membership in ACEC.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Business >


Top 5 tax tips for the end of 2015

By Kelly Kolke

Although year-end typically heralds events like holiday parties and winter vacations, thereís one other topic that should be top-of-mind: tax. Here are some last-minute tax planning tips that may apply to you.
MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Business >


Upcoming PSMJ Seminars

Get Work Now Bootcamp
January 26-27, 2016
Toronto, Ontario
Register now


Project Management Bootcamp
March 1-2, 2016
Toronto, Ontario
Register now


MORE on Your Events >


How to obtain a security clearance with Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC)

Register for a free webinar

Public Works and Government Services Canada’s Industrial Security Sector (ISS) will be delivering free webinars entitled “How to obtain a security clearance” between now and March 2016.

MORE on this article >


MORE on Your Events >


ACEC member news and notices

Click to view news related to ACEC firms and information about business opportunities for your firm.
MORE >



Share your news stories with ACEC!
 
ACEC members are encouraged to forward their news stories and announcements to Jennifer McMahon, Communications Specialist, at JMcMahon@acec.ca or by calling 1-800-565-0569.
 
Sign up for the Source newsletter.
 
Association of Consulting Engineering
Companies | Canada
420 - 130 Albert St., Ottawa ON K1P 5G4
Tel.: 1-800-565-0569 Fax: (613) 236-6193
www.acec.ca

Platinum Partner