Chapter News

...whats going on in Simcoe-Muskoka

Engineers Wanted (EIR 2020)

Did you know that the Engineers-in-Residence (EIR) Program is currently recruiting engineers to work with registered EIR schools all over Ontario? EIR provides a rich opportunity for engineers to connect with children across Ontario and help them learn more about engineering in innovative ways. The EIR Support Team is looking for more engineers to support Read more about Engineers Wanted (EIR 2020)[…]

AGM 2020 Cancelled

In light of COVID-19 and the concerns related to large in-person gatherings the chapter executive has decided to post the information that would normally be presented at the Chapter AGM. Please refer to the slides below: Should you have any questions, please contact the Chapter Chair.

A Transformative Tour

With its beautiful new factory and offices, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was graciously greeted by Colin Mark on November 15th at the Northern Transformer facilities in Vaughan, Ontario. Colin explained the origins of the company, market and growth plans, capabilities and some of the technical and commercial issues involved in making their high quality products Read more about A Transformative Tour[…]

New Licences and Scholarships

On November 9th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter hosted its annual Fall P.Eng. Licence ceremony. A late-morning affair, the event included ten new Professional Engineers in the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter receiving their P.Eng. licences. A special thanks to Attorney General Hon Doug Downey (MPP – Barrie, Springwater, Oro-Medonte) and Andrea Khanjin (MPP – Barrie, Innisfil) for joining Read more about New Licences and Scholarships[…]

Learning About Fire Protection

During an evening presentation on September 18, Lui Tai, P.Eng. a senior Fire Protection Engineer gave chapter members a synopsis of the requirements and actions to make a building safe for its occupants. Besides going through some requirements of the Ontario Building Code and Fire Safety Code, Lui discussed a number of case studies which Read more about Learning About Fire Protection[…]

EIT Info Night

On July 10th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was joined by Tracey Caruana, P.Eng., from the EIT group at PEO Headquarters to speak with our local EITs about the licensing process. After the presentation all enjoyed a fun time of networking. If you missed the presentation, you can download it here.

Small nuclear reactor info session

On June 27, Paul Acchione, P.Eng., delivered a presentation to the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter on small nuclear reactors at to 27 members and guests. Paul discussed this up and coming technology and described some of the units that companies are working on to develop for the world market. One of the great advantages to this equipment Read more about Small nuclear reactor info session[…]

Structural Assessment Night

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[…]