The engineering associations in Canada listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.
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Each Canadian province and territory has its own regulatory body to license engineers who meet the profession’s high standards, and to govern the profession of engineering. The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional training, education and networking opportunities.
Engineers Nova Scotia (APENS)
Engineers PEI (APEPEI)
Although they are not involved in the licensing of engineers in Canada, engineering societies play a key role in helping engineers learn about new theories, advanced techniques and modern equipment through their conference, seminars or publications.
Generation-E (Engineering Career Awareness site)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
RedR Canada (Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief)
Professional immigrant networks are organized, volunteer-run member-based associations or networks created by and for immigrant professionals that seek to:
- create a forum to contribute to and enrich their respective communities
- provide opportunities for members to find meaningful employment and achieve their professional goals
These networks organize networking events, mentoring, information sessions, and also provide professional development opportunities such as workshops, training and connections to employment opportunities.
Society of Internationally Trained Engineers of British Columbia