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New Construction Lien Act Seminar

The new Construction Act in Ontario: A review of the significant changes from the previous Construction Lien Act. 1. Brief overview of the previous Construction Lien Act; a. Trust Provisions b. Liens and Holdbacks 2. Grandfathered Projects – Which projects are governed by the previous Construction Lien Act and which projects are governed by the Read more about New Construction Lien Act Seminar[…]

Presentation Skills for Career Success – One Day Seminar

Boring presentations, lost promotions, missed sales and struggling business ventures are just a few of the results of having poor public speaking skills. In today’s competitive business environment, it’s not the person who has the most degrees, certifications or knowledge that gets ahead, but it’s the person who can speak with confidence, persuasiveness and influence Read more about Presentation Skills for Career Success – One Day Seminar[…]

PEAK – Your Questions Answered

PEAK – Your Questions Answered Have you been wondering how much, or what types of continuing professional development you should be doing as an Ontario Engineer? Perhaps you have heard about PEO’s new PEAK Program that came into effect on March 31st, 2017 but you aren’t sure exactly what it is or how it impacts you. While information Read more about PEAK – Your Questions Answered[…]

Structural Condition Assessment Seminar

The purpose of the presentation is to provide an overview of the PEO practice guideline Structural Condition Assessments of Existing Buildings and Designated Structures.   This  guideline defines the professional requirements imposed on practitioners who perform structural condition assessments of existing buildings as defined in the Building Code Act, 1992, including designated structures as defined in the Building Read more about Structural Condition Assessment Seminar[…]

Surface and Storm Water Treatment Plant Tours

  On Saturday, April 7th 2018, members of the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter attended tours of the Barrie Surface Water Treatment Plant and the Barrie Wastewater Treatment Facility. During these tours, the attendees were able to get an inside look at the process of getting water to and from homes/businesses in the Barrie area. Shane Steele Read more about Surface and Storm Water Treatment Plant Tours[…]

Volunteer Recognition at AGM 2018

  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[…]