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Council Assigns Increase in Dues to Risk Management

December 7, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

On November 30, Council approved a 2018 dues increase to enable APEGA to improve the way it mitigates risk, as the organization progresses in its efforts to become a stronger…

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

December 4, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

A message from APEGA's Registrar & CEO. With 2018 fast approaching, it's a good time to reflect on highlights of the past year and look ahead to the new one.It's been…

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APEGA Upgrades Its Phone System

November 22, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA has modernized and upgraded its phone system to speed up routing and reduce misdirection.All staff members now have individual phone numbers enabling you to contact them directly in the…

We Agree – The Importance of Protecting the Public is Paramount

November 20, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

On November 8, 2017, Barry Cavanaugh, Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel of the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET), posted a news item on ASET's…

Members Win Seats on Municipal Councils

November 17, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA encourages Professional Members to leverage their skills, ethics, and expertise in public office. Doing just that are eight Members who won seats in Alberta's municipal elections, October 16, and…

APEGA and ASET's Joint Regulatory Relationship

November 10, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

We invite all interested individuals to learn more about the joint regulatory relationship between APEGA and ASET, and how it relates to protecting the public.The video below discusses APEGA's position…

Is Your Employer Using Compliant Job Titles?

October 27, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

With 2018 business planning in full swing, it’s the perfect time for your company to ensure its job titles comply with APEGA requirements. Are the people your company calls engineers…

P.Eng. Exemption Remains in Labour Relations Code

September 29, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

An exemption from collective bargaining for Professional Engineers remains intact, after a Government of Alberta (GoA) review of provincial labour legislation. Removal of the exemption may have limited the ability of…

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Salary Survey Available Now

September 28, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Data from 246 employer participants make this year's Value of Professional Services even more reliable than last year's edition. The summary version of the 2017 report — informally called the salary survey —…

Coalition Says Tax Changes May Harm Professionals and Others

September 14, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

The Government of Canada continues to hear from Canadians about the effect its proposed tax changes will have on small and medium-sized businesses. The government says the proposed changes are…

Geoscientists Canada CEO Search is Underway

August 25, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Geoscientists Canada, a national federation of provincial and territorial geoscience regulators representing the common interests of Canada’s 14,000 professional geoscientists, is recruiting for the position of Chief Executive Officer.They are…

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Multi-Year Legislative Review Reaches Government Phase

July 27, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

The APEGA Legislative Review has entered its final stages now that proposed recommendations have passed Council review. These recommendations have been forwarded to the Government of Alberta.This spring, the fifth…

APEGA Member Dr. Fran Hein, P.Geol., Receives 2017 Canadian Professional Geoscientist Award

June 23, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA is pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Canadian Professional Geoscientist Award is Dr. Fran Hein, P.Geol., of Calgary. Senior Geology Advisor at the Alberta Energy Regulator,…

Proactive Continuing Professional Development Reviews Start Summer 2017

June 23, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Starting in July, APEGA is implementing an enhanced review process to further ensure that Professional Members comply with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. If you are randomly selected for one…

Proactive Professional Practice Reviews – Permit Holders Starting Summer 2017

June 23, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

As part of APEGA’s Strategy 2017–2022, APEGA will increase the number of proactive practice reviews we conduct of Permit Holders. The aim of these reviews is to ensure that Chief Operating…