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[…]
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[…]
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.
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[…]
On August 16, 2017 the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter hosted an event with Marilyn Spink, P.Eng. in Collingwood, ON. Marilyn spoke about her experiences in the work force including several key projects in executing large, complex engineering projects in North America and Africa. Key points included what is means to lead and manage multi-discipline teams; Read more about ‘Why Engineers Matter’ Event[…]