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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…

Wildfire stories celebrating APEGA Member contributions recognized with national award

June 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

When wildfires devastated the Fort McMurray region last spring, Alberta Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists played a crucial role in the response and recovery efforts.   APEGA celebrated their contributions in…

President Steve E. Hrudey, P.Eng., PhD, DSc(Eng), FEC, FGC (Hon.)FCAE, FSRA

APEGA Past-President Named Alberta Order of Excellence Inductee

May 12, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA Past-President Dr. Steve E. Hrudey, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.), FCAE, FRSC, FSRA, IWAF is among eight Albertans who will receive the province’s highest civilian honour in 2017.He will become…

New Permit Dues Schedule Takes Effect July 1

May 8, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA has traditionally used a one-size-fits-all dues schedule for Permit Holders. That changes this summer with the launch of the first phase of a new permit dues schedule — one that better…

Improvements Launched in Company Login Area

May 8, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA has improved service to Permit Holders by adding new functions and content to the Company Self-Service Centre (CSSC).Permit Holder representatives with access to the login area can now:see the…

APEGA Members Make List of ASTech Award Nominees

May 5, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Two Members and two Permit Holders are on the list of nominees for the 27th Annual ASTech Awards, which celebrate innovation and leadership in Alberta’s science and technology sector.Congratulations to…

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Summit Awards Recognize Engineering and Geoscience Excellence

May 4, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

During the Summit Awards in Calgary on April 27, APEGA honoured nine Albertans for their leadership and excellence in professional engineering and geoscience. Additionally, Pat Lobregt, FEC (Hon.), FGC (Hon.),…

Major Revisions Included in New Version of Oil and Gas Standard

May 4, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA has issued two new professional practice standards, including a major update of the Evaluation of Oil and Gas Resources and Reserves for Public Disclosure Professional Practice Standard.Version 2 of…