Canadian Consulting Engineer


  • OIQ celebrates 100 years in Quebec engineering

    February 18, 2020 by CCE

    L’Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) marked its 100th birthday on Feb. 14. Originally founded as the Corporation of Professional Engineers of Quebec (CPEQ) in 1920 to ensure competence and ethical behaviour for approximately 500 members, it now comprises 65,000

  • News Energy

    SNC-Lavalin wins three new contracts for Bruce Power

    January 31, 2020 by CCE

    Nuclear reactor operator Bruce Power, based in Tiverton, Ont., has awarded three contracts in support of its major component replacement program (MCR) to SNC-Lavalin subsidiary Candu Energy, with a combined value of $34 million. The contracts’ scope of engineering services

  • SNC-Lavalin aligns leadership team to new strategy

    January 28, 2020 by CCE

    Montreal-headquartered SNC-Lavalin has made three appointments to its senior leadership team to support the new strategic direction it announced last July. This strategy prioritizes engineering, design and project management (EDPM), infrastructure services and nuclear power and will reorganize the firm

  • News Energy

    General Fusion enters strategic partnership with Hatch

    January 27, 2020 by CCE

    Vancouver-based General Fusion has entered an industrial partnership with Hatch to bring engineering expertise to its demonstration fusion-energy plant project. Under the terms of the deal, Hatch has invested in a round of financing for General Fusion. As a global

  • Veteran structural engineer joins Stantec in Ottawa

    January 24, 2020 by CCE

    Saeed Towfighi, a 30-year engineering veteran who has led the design of high-rise towers and other large-scale projects around the world, is joining Stantec’s buildings team in Ottawa as senior structural engineer. Towfighi has worked on a wide range of

  • Dillon Consulting announces new CEO

    January 24, 2020 by CCE

    On Mar. 1, Sean Hanlon (pictured) will become CEO of Toronto-headquartered Dillon Consulting. The employee-owned professional firm specializes in engineering, planning, environmental science and management and has 19 offices across Canada. Based in Saint John, N.B., Hanlon is a chemical

  • GHD merges with Movement Strategies

    January 21, 2020 by CCE

    Global consultancy GHD Group has merged with Movement Strategies, which analyzes crowd dynamics for major sites, events, transportation networks and ‘smart cities.’ While Movement Strategies’ 35 employees are based in London, England, the merger means GHD can now offer their

  • Engineering firms among Canada’s top employers for young people

    January 17, 2020 by CCE

    Engineering firms Dialog, GHD, Hatch, Hemmera, Mott Macdonald and R.F. Binnie & Associates are among the winners in the 2020 edition of the Canada’s Top Employers for Young People competition. Now in its 18th year, the project recognizes employers for

  • Canstruction Toronto calls for 2020 entries

    December 20, 2019 by CCE

    Teams of engineers, architects, designers, contractors and design students are encouraged to register for and participate in the 21st annual edition of Canstruction Toronto. The international Canstruction design-and-build competition raises awareness of hunger issues by collecting food bank donations while

  • News Buildings

    Engineers ‘push the envelope’ at The Buildings Show

    December 13, 2019 by Peter Saunders

    “Engineers are capturing more of the construction industry through the building envelope,” Nova Scotia’s Gary Ruitenberg, P.Eng., commented in an interview with Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, a few days after attending Informa’s The Buildings Show at the Metro Toronto Convention

  • Hatch establishes scholarships in memory of Montreal Massacre victims

    December 10, 2019 by CCE

    Consulting engineering firm Hatch has established three new $10,000 scholarships to support female engineering students attending Montreal’s École Polytechnique, as a way to honour the memory of the victims of the school’s mass shooting on Dec. 6, 1989. In the

  • Feature Buildings

    Seneca College’s CITE walks the talk

    December 10, 2019 by Peter Saunders

    A new academic building actively demonstrates technologies in the same engineering disciplines for which its students are being prepared.

  • WinSETT’s new chair positions women for success in engineering

    December 3, 2019 by CCE

    Marg Latham, P.Eng, CMC, is the first consulting engineer to be named chair of the Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology.

  • FNX-INNOV merges with AXOR Experts-Conseils

    November 4, 2019 by CCE

    Montreal-based engineering firms FNX-INNOV and AXOR Experts-Conseils announced a merger on Oct. 31, creating a single company set to operate under the FNX-INNOV banner. The merger brings together nearly 1,000 employees and a portfolio of multidisciplinary services across several sectors

  • Belleville names new director of engineering and development services

    November 4, 2019 by CCE

    Stephen Ashton has been appointed director of engineering and development services for the city of Belleville, Ont. He began his new position today (Nov. 4). Ashton first joined the city’s government as manager of policy planning in June 2018 and

  • Point of view: Perspectives gap

    November 1, 2019 by CCE

    Bruce Matthews, P.Eng., chief executive of Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO), has been a professional engineer since 1990. Matthews took on the leadership role at CEO in late February 2018 and during his brief tenure with the organization, he has

  • Ontario launches unsolicited infrastructure proposals framework

    October 16, 2019 by Peter Saunders

    Ontario’s government has launched a framework for receiving and evaluating infrastructure proposals from the private sector. A new online portal will accept unsolicited proposals (USPs) that were not requested through an existing procurement. The framework marks the first-ever formal process

  • Vance Czerwinski named West Grey’s director of infrastructure, public works

    October 16, 2019 by CCE

    The municipal government for West Grey, Ont., has hired Vance Czerwinski as its new director of infrastructure and public works. He was introduced to council at a meeting yesterday. A certified engineering technologist (CET) and certified road supervisor (CRS), Czerwinski

  • Krista Barfoot joins Stantec’s environmental services practice

    October 9, 2019 by CCE

    Krista L. Barfoot, Ph.D., C.Chem., QPRA, has joined Stantec’s environmental services team as senior scientist. Based in Waterloo, Ont., Barfoot will lead the delivery of brownfield risk assessments (RAs) across the province, while also sharing the engineering firm’s emerging contaminants

  • Sarnia names David Jackson director of engineering

    October 9, 2019 by CCE

    David Jackson has accepted the position of director of engineering with the municipal government of Sarnia, Ont. He begins the role today, which involves overseeing the city’s public works, transit and engineering divisions. A registered professional engineer (P.Eng.) and certified

  • HGC Engineering expands with Calgary office

    October 8, 2019 by CCE

    HCG Engineering of Mississauga, Ont., a specialized consulting engineering firm that exclusively addresses noise, vibration and acoustics, has opened its new Western Canadian branch headquarters (HQ) in Calgary. “We have been doing acoustical consulting work in Western Canada since our

  • JLR acquires PES

    October 3, 2019 by CCE

    J.L. Richards & Associates (JLR), which provides engineering, architecture, planning and project management services from seven offices across Ontario, has acquired Porcupine Engineering Services (PES), a multidisciplinary firm based in Timmins. The acquisition is intended to diversify JLR’s servers for

  • Survey: Your experience in Industry

    April 8, 2019 by CCE

    Researchers from the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University are inviting engineers working in industry to participate in an online survey about their engineering career experiences.

  • News

    Construct Canada @The Buildings Show

    August 10, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    The Buildings Show is North America’s largest event for products, services, educational programming and professional networking. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, it’s an event where the design, engineering, architecture, construction and real estate sectors meet. Changes in 2018 include the introduction

  • News

    The Buildings Show 2017

    October 16, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    The Buildings Show is the leader in sourcing, networking and education for the North American design, architecture, construction and real estate communities. The Show is home to Construct Canada, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, IIDEXCanada, PM Expo and World of Concrete

  • MTE Consultants acquires surveying firm, Holstead & Redmond

    August 21, 2017 by CCE

    MTE now has 30 staff in London, Ontario since opening an office there last year.

  • IMAX movie ‘Dream Big’ inspires next generation of engineers

    February 21, 2017 by CCE

    The documentary serves as a vehicle to entice students towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs.

  • New Westminster and UBC masters students take on Intelligent City initiative

    February 10, 2017 by CCE

    Engineering students will be researching and recommending best practices in three areas: transport, clean energy, and big data.

  • Mandatory professional development programs. What is worthwhile?

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Canadian Consulting Engineer is inviting input for an upcoming article on “Professional Development Programs for Professional Engineers: What Is Worthwhile and What Isn’t?”

  • Federal government sets course on eliminating provincial trade barriers

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    The federal government has hired Ernst & Young to create a tool to identify priority areas for breaking down trade barriers between the provinces.