On June 13th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chpater hosted a presentation at Thornbury Village Cidery that provided an overview of the PEO practice guideline entitled Structural Condition Assessments of Existing Buildings and Designated Structures; which defines the professional requirements imposed on practitioners who perform structural condition assessments of existing buildings defined in the Building Code Act, 1992. Read more about Structural Assessment Night[…]
On November 15, seven Professional Engineers in the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter received their Professional Engineering Licences at a presentation ceremony and dinner held at the Barrie Country Club. Congratulations to Peter Derro, Winifredo Porcalla, Daniel Fox, Meghan Whynot, Melissa Johnson, Adam Bezzina, and Zuliang Yang on reaching this professional milestone! After the ceremony the attendees Read more about New Engineers Receive Licences[…]
On Thursday October 4th, José Vera, P.Eng., Manager of Standards and Practice at PEO, traveled to Barrie to speak with a group of members about PEO’s Guideline on the Use of the Professional Engineer’s Seal. The event was attended by Professional Engineers and Engineering Interns which resulted into an excellent discussion about when to Read more about Should I Seal This? – Info Session[…]
Our first one-day seminar was a great success. Sixteen members spent May 30th with Laura Connor, from Connor Speaks, who spoke about how to deliver technical presentations. Attendees learned how to speak with confidence, persuasiveness and influence.
Four members of the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter were recognized for their long-standing service in support of their profession. Mark Haynes, P.Eng. was presented with a volunteer service pin for his 15-years of service (and counting) to the chapter. Kevin Hughes, P.Eng. and Tyler Ing, P.Eng. were presented their 5-year volunteer service pins and Jordan Barroso, Read more about Volunteer Recognition at AGM 2018[…]
On March 17, three engineers in the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter received their Professional Engineering Licenses during a presentation ceremony and lunch event held just before the Chapter AGM in Barrie. Kyle Jared Corbin, P.Eng., Hadi Hosseini, P.Eng., and Joseph Ramsay Sibbald, P.Eng. were all in attendance to receive their framed license certificates. The presentations Read more about Three New P.Eng’s in Simcoe-Muskoka[…]
On Friday, November 3rd, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter hosted our annual Fall Certificate Ceremony and scholarship award presentation. The event was held at the Barrie Country Club. Congratulations to Laurel Hoffarth, James Baldwin, and Muayad Tarabain for receiving their P.Eng. licenses. Three scholarships were awarded to exceptional students in the Simcoe-Muskoka area that are Read more about Fall Certificate Ceremony and Scholarship Presentation 2017[…]
On Thursday, July 13th, Josh Dyment from Grant Thornton LLP joined us to provide an overview of the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED). SR&ED is Canada’s largest single source of federal government support for industrial R&D in Canada. Each year over $3 billion in tax credits and cash refunds are administered to over Read more about Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) Presentation[…]