The 2021 Simcoe County Regional Science and Technology Fair was held virtually from April 6-10. Many students from the region participated with many projects receiving medals and special awards. The PEO Simcoe Muskoka Chapter sponsored two awards given to the following students: Professional Engineers of Ontario (Simcoe Muskoka Chapter) Award (Elementary)Bioflex: Pothole SolutionStudent: Jack Armstrong Read more about Science Fair in Simcoe[…]
To all of our prospective participants and sponsors, Your local chapters of Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), regret to inform you that this year’s annual golf event has been cancelled. A big thank you to all previous participants and sponsors! We hope to see Read more about 2020 Golf Tournament Cancelled[…]
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)[…]
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.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
On August 9th, 39 members of the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter enjoyed a guided tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Centre in Brampton to gain insight as to how all those packages made it to their mailboxes so quickly and accurately. It is a large facility at over 850,000 sq.ft. and has over 20 km of conveyor Read more about A Prime Tour of Amazon[…]
There was rain, and then more rain, but that did not stop 144 golfers from local PEO and OACETT Chapters from participating in our annual golf event on September 13. This event is used to generate funds for the PEO and OACETT scholarship funds where the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was able to raise nearly $1500! Read more about Soggy Swings Result in Scholarships[…]
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.