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New building earns Canada’s highest accessibility ratingNovember 18, 2020Cybersecurity to be enhanced for energy infrastructureNovember 11, 2020Access expanded for international engineering graduatesNovember 4, 2020CIB’s growth plan, CCE award winners and moreOctober 31, 2020Samuel De Champlain Bridge Corridor wins SchreyerOctober 30, 2020Consulting engineering firms set to integrateOctober 21, 2020UPDATE: Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards celebration goes virtualOctober 14, 2020How should public transit deal with COVID-19?October 7, 2020Engineer fined $30K for role in contract-sharing schemeSeptember 30, 2020CSCE's new president, transforming water management and moreSeptember 26, 2020Engineering firm joins major Arctic research projectSeptember 23, 2020Concrete industry targets carbon neutrality by 2050September 16, 2020Consulting engineering firms win CaGBC awardsSeptember 9, 2020CSCE names new presidentSeptember 2, 2020Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards gala goes virtualAugust 26, 2020New study rates Canada’s flood preparednessAugust 19, 2020Feds earmark $3.3 billion for pandemic-resilient infrastructureAugust 12, 2020What’s flushed away could help uncover the second wave of COVID-19August 5, 2020Tackling higher construction costs during COVID-19July 29, 2020Tackling higher construction costs during COVID-19July 28, 2020Regulatory patchwork poses challenges for consulting engineersJuly 22, 2020Why diversity and inclusion are important for engineering firmsJuly 15, 2020Passive House building moves forward for U of TJuly 8, 2020Canadian bridge wins international accoladesJuly 1, 2020Canadian bridge wins international accoladesJune 30, 2020Canada Infrastructure Bank considers funding Calgary-Banff rail serviceJune 24, 2020Consulting engineers install Canada’s first commercial CO2-reducing air scrubberJune 17, 2020CCA seeks participants for mentorship programJune 10, 2020Engineers Canada appoints new presidentJune 3, 2020Design registration moves online for engineersMay 27, 2020Study shows need for upskilling in zero-carbon constructionMay 20, 2020How have consulting engineering firms responded to COVID-19?May 13, 2020Quebec prepares to reopen all constructionMay 6, 2020Engineering firms plan life sciences ‘megahub’ expansionApril 29, 2020Should Canada’s building codes account for carbon emissions?April 22, 2020Feds list engineering among essential services during COVID-19 crisisApril 15, 2020Consulting engineers ask federal government for supportApril 8, 2020Should construction projects continue through the COVID-19 crisis?April 1, 2020Building Lasting Change conference postponedMarch 25, 2020UPDATE: 2020 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards timelineMarch 18, 2020Engineers honoured with wood design awards *corrected*March 12, 2020Engineers honoured with wood design awardsMarch 11, 2020CaGBC certifies first zero-carbon industrial buildingMarch 4, 2020CaGBC certifies first zero-carbon industrial buildingFebruary 26, 2020New tools promise to improve building operationsFebruary 19, 2020Canadian engineers among award winners at ASHRAE Winter ConferenceFebruary 12, 2020VIDEO: Design unveiled for ‘iconic’ Ottawa libraryFebruary 5, 2020Six engineering firms are among Canada’s top employers for young peopleJanuary 29, 2020Edmonton's Manulife Place to be modernizedJanuary 22, 2020Call for entries: 2020 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards!January 15, 2020How engineers ‘pushed the envelope’ at The Buildings ShowJanuary 8, 2020ASHRAE adds new courses on building commissioning, HVAC control and moreDecember 18, 2019ASHRAE adds new courses on building commissioning, HVAC control and moreDecember 17, 2019Is passive house construction going mainstream?December 11, 2019Report recommends road pricing to fund transportation infrastructureDecember 4, 2019Canada reaches new LEED milestoneNovember 27, 2019Check out this year’s Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Showcase!November 20, 2019ACEC-Canada appoints new chair of boardNovember 13, 2019Consulting engineers encouraged to combine BIM with IPDNovember 6, 2019WSP wins Schreyer at 51st annual Canadian Consulting Engineering AwardsOctober 30, 2019Ontario launches first framework for unsolicited infrastructure proposalsOctober 23, 2019Canadian infrastructure report card updated ahead of federal electionOctober 16, 2019Hydro-Quebec dam, the world’s biggest of its kind, turns 50October 9, 2019'Step code' for new buildings drives $3.3-billion energy-efficiency marketOctober 2, 2019Ottawa’s combined sewage storage tunnelsSeptember 25, 2019Hatch acquires UpsideSeptember 18, 2019Canadian firms honoured at FIDIC GalaSeptember 11, 2019ACEC launches InvestInfrastructure.caSeptember 4, 2019Hurontario LRT Project AwardedAugust 28, 2019Walter P Moore opens third Canadian locationAugust 21, 2019Open Letter to Quebec GovernmentAugust 14, 2019Infrastructure Bank invests in B.C.August 7, 2019Fast + Epp’s new homeJuly 31, 2019SNC Restructuring BeginsJuly 24, 2019UVic Engineering School ExpansionJuly 17, 2019Funding Montreal Metro’s Blue Line ExtensionJuly 10, 2019Samuel De Champlain bridge opensJuly 3, 2019Zero Energy Office Building Design GuideJune 26, 2019MTE expanding in London, Ont.June 19, 2019SNC-Lavalin Leadership ChangeJune 12, 2019Ecora acquired OmegaJune 5, 2019HH Angus names new presidentMay 29, 2019Smart City Challenge WinnersMay 22, 2019Water treatment for First Nations CommunityMay 15, 2019New Brunswick Awards of ExcellenceMay 8, 2019Consulting Engineers of Ontario AwardsMay 1, 2019Engineers Canada Award winnersApril 24, 2019Manitoba Award WinnersApril 17, 2019ACEC-BC’s 30th Awards of ExcellenceApril 10, 2019Toronto Park Hyatt TransformationApril 3, 2019New University of Toronto building spurred on by $100M donationMarch 27, 2019B.C. opens up to Taller Wood TowersMarch 20, 2019Entuitive adds Brown & Co.March 13, 2019BC Wood AwardsMarch 6, 2019Ottawa LRT Expansion Teams SelectedFebruary 27, 2019Pattullo Bridge shortlistFebruary 20, 2019KCB’s new officesFebruary 13, 2019Dillon’s president confirmedFebruary 6, 2019New COO for SNCJanuary 30, 2019AECOM’s Infrastructure ReportJanuary 23, 2019New President/CEO for WSP CanadaJanuary 16, 2019Associated Engineering adds ParioPlanJanuary 9, 2019Pikangikum First Nation joins the gridJanuary 2, 2019Montreal bridge namedDecember 27, 2018CIMA+ grows in AlbertaDecember 19, 2018Industry consolidationDecember 12, 2018Pinchin consolidatesDecember 5, 2018McIntosh Perry grows againNovember 28, 2018Rubin & Rotman become FigurrNovember 21, 2018Energy Benchmarking ToolNovember 14, 2018Calgary’s new library opensNovember 7, 2018Infrastructure Statistics HubOctober 31, 2018HH Angus wins Schreyer AwardOctober 24, 2018Pretium rebrandsOctober 17, 2018Stantec growing Down UnderOctober 10, 2018Gordie Howe $5.7B BridgeOctober 3, 2018Gina Cody School of EngineeringSeptember 26, 2018McElhanney Wins FIDIC AwardSeptember 21, 2018Vancouver Transit Moving ForwardSeptember 12, 2018Rail Link to NiagaraSeptember 5, 2018Stantec AquisitionsAugust 29, 2018Sustainable Building GuideAugust 22, 2018New Residence at U of TAugust 15, 2018Breaking up FatbergsAugust 8, 2018WSP Acquiring Louis BergerAugust 1, 2018AI for Water TreatmentJuly 25, 2018Pattullo Bridge Replacement RFQJuly 18, 2018Gordie Howe Bridge team announcedJuly 11, 2018Solar Road in Prince GeorgeJuly 5, 2018Montreal’s Resilience StrategyJune 27, 2018WSP Canada seeking CEOJune 20, 2018Climate Lens introducedJune 13, 2018Climate Lens introducedJune 6, 2018Will self-driving cars be safe?May 30, 2018New Climate Change Fund announcedMay 23, 2018IBI Group pivotsMay 16, 2018Dillon adds Ricor Engineering to foldMay 9, 2018McIntosh Perry grows in the WestMay 2, 2018Zero Carbon Building – Design CertifiedApril 25, 2018Labrador Trough agreementApril 18, 2018Fast+Epp winning awardsApril 11, 2018Victoria opens lift bridgeApril 4, 2018GHD grand opening in WaterlooMarch 28, 2018Awards Deadline ExtendedMarch 21, 2018Surrey opens waste-to-fuel facilityMarch 14, 2018Recycling carbon fibre in pavementMarch 7, 2018Alberta Showcase ShinesFebruary 28, 2018Parsons awarded Giant Mine remediationFebruary 21, 2018Beyond Net ZeroFebruary 14, 2018New CEO for CEOFebruary 7, 2018TRC expanding into CanadaJanuary 31, 2018Canada ranks among leaders of LEEDJanuary 24, 2018McIntosh Perry acquires ARA EngineeringJanuary 17, 2018New asbestos regulationsJanuary 10, 2018Milton hospital expansion completeJanuary 3, 2018Associated acquires NOR EXDecember 20, 2017Stantec and AmecFosterWheeler win Bowmanville extension contractDecember 13, 2017MEG joins TetraTechDecember 6, 2017Catherine Karakatsanis receives PEO’s Gold Medal AwardNovember 29, 2017Ausenco acquires environmental consultancyNovember 22, 2017Ontario Wood Design AwardsNovember 15, 2017Calgary Cancer Centre breaks groundNovember 8, 2017Hatch Centre opens at McMaster UNovember 1, 2017CCE National Award Winners AnnouncedOctober 25, 2017Wood Group acquires AMEC Foster WheelerOctober 18, 2017Earthquake-resistant concreteOctober 11, 2017Great Gulf takes on Gehry TowersOctober 4, 2017Roadmap for Building Retrofits in CanadaSeptember 27, 2017RWDI upgrading testing facilitiesSeptember 19, 2017Talking Timber TowersSeptember 13, 2017WSP acquires LBGSeptember 6, 2017Aecon for saleAugust 30, 2017MTE acquires Holdstead & RedmondAugust 23, 2017Passive House winsAugust 16, 2017Jacobs acquiring CH2MAugust 9, 2017Ottawa’s LRT tunnel shortlisted for awardAugust 2, 2017Ice Box Challenge in VancouverJuly 26, 2017WSP’s grows Canadian buildings teamJuly 19, 2017SNC-Lavalin now a $12B firmJuly 12, 2017NAC opens in OttawaJuly 4, 2017Stantec’s CEO Gomes retiringJune 28, 2017Turning tires into concreteJune 21, 2017Finalists for Hurontario LRT projectJune 14, 2017Zero Carbon Standard releasedJune 7, 2017Leadership appointments at Mott MacDonaldMay 31, 201716 pilots for Zero Carbon Building StandardMay 24, 2017Merger: GRG and Pretium AndersonMay 17, 2017Bridge work in Montreal and LondonMay 10, 2017Ellis Don team wins Ontario community hospital contractMay 3, 2017Google’s Kitchener office LEED v4 certifiedApril 26, 2017McIntosh Perry grows in the West adding OEL Projects Ltd.April 19, 2017Metro Vancouver awards $525M wastewater treatment plant contractApril 12, 2017Hamilton turning wastewater to biosolidsApril 5, 2017Alberta twinning Hwy 15 BridgeMarch 29, 2017Still time to enter the 2017 Canadian Consulting Engineer AwardsMarch 22, 2017Miramichi River bridge replacement fundedMarch 15, 2017Miramichi River bridge replacement fundedMarch 8, 2017Union Station enhancement RFQ issuedMarch 1, 2017401 Tunnel project moving forwardFebruary 22, 2017Infrastructure Bank gets kickstartFebruary 15, 2017Canada’s first LEED Platinum officeFebruary 8, 2017Team selected for Hwy 427 expansionFebruary 1, 2017BC Hydro proposes Vancouver underground substationJanuary 25, 2017Costello Associates partnering with Energy OttawaJanuary 18, 2017Toronto rolls out Vision Zero Road Safety PlanJanuary 11, 2017Bird in line for BC health facility | Kentz-ClearStream JV scores dealJanuary 4, 2017Ontario to change EA process | $61-million project in New BrunswickDecember 21, 2016Canadian engineers face "Buy American" policy | Modular construction's advantagesDecember 14, 2016Net Zero Energy Buildings will be standard by 2030December 7, 2016Engineers Canada launches mobility register for experienced engineersNovember 30, 2016Ontario's Construction Lien Act review - What does it mean for consulting engineers?November 23, 2016PM looking for infrastructure funding | Teams qualify to bid on Montreal LRTNovember 16, 2016WSP results "strong" but company has layoffs in CanadaNovember 9, 2016ACEC conference hears big economic picture | ASHRAE revises 90.1 standardNovember 2, 20162016 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards announced last nightOctober 26, 2016CanBIM conference speaker envisions computers doing designOctober 19, 2016WSP acquires UK company of 2,000 | CISC National Steel Design awardsOctober 12, 2016Ontario to change Lien Act and deal with Prompt PaymentOctober 5, 2016Ontario halts large-scale renewables | Nipigon bridge problem announcedSeptember 28, 2016OSPE says #AnEngineerWasHere | Big funds for water in OntarioSeptember 21, 2016Decision looms over sewage in Victoria, B.C. | Former engineer charged with causing deathSeptember 14, 2016Survey finds civil engineering firms share data, are expanding servicesSeptember 7, 2016Italy quake prompts questions about Canadian codeAugust 31, 2016UPEI launches different engineering school  | Algal bloom study has surprising resultsAugust 24, 2016Infrastructure funding held up | Gatineau has 1,300 combined sewer outflowsAugust 17, 2016Stantec, SNC-Lavalin and WSP give financial updatesAugust 10, 2016$500-million Massey Tunnel replacement | Husky oil spill follow-upAugust 3, 2016BC Mining Code changes | Manitoba Bridge inspections | Solar concentratorJuly 27, 2016Non-residential building looking good | OMB under reviewJuly 20, 2016Quebec engineering licensing body put under trusteeshipJuly 13, 2016Toronto transit planning mess continues | Mt. Polley Mine AftermathJune 29, 2016Highway 407 grows | Quebec environmental approval system to changeJune 22, 2016Giant sink hole halts Ottawa LRT tunneling | PEO disappointed with provinceJune 15, 2016Engineers "fed up" with being ignored by province | $150 million up for subway studiesJune 8, 2016Tallest building western Canada | Females take over in Alberta and QuebecJune 1, 2016Quebec 2016 engineering awards | Radical Farming and WaterMay 25, 2016Consulting engineers ready to help in Alberta crisis | Ontario revamps land use rulesMay 18, 2016B.C. auditor issues scathing report on mining developmentsMay 11, 2016Canada raises bar on HVAC energy efficiency | Technologists' salaries strongMay 4, 2016Stantec to acquire MWH Global — adds 6,800 employeesApril 27, 2016ACEC-Manitoba gives out awards | ASHRAE IAQ standard covers new realityApril 20, 2016B.C. engineers and projects win acclaim at annual awardsApril 13, 2016Airships rising? | SNC-Lavalin sues over McGill HospitalApril 6, 2016