Associations

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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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Provincial regulators

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.

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC )

Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA )

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS )

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba (APEGM)

Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)

Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ )

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB )

Engineers Nova Scotia (APENS)

Engineers PEI (APEPEI)

Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEG-NL)

Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon (APEY)

Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (NAPEGG)

Engineering societies

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.

Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada (ACEC)

Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE)

Canadian Dam Association

Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES)

The Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society

Canadian Society for Bioengineering

Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering

Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

Canadian Society for Engineering Management

Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering

The Chemical Institute of Canada

Consulting Engineers of New Brunswick

Consulting Engineers of Manitoba

Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC)

Generation-E (Engineering Career Awareness site)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

RedR Canada (Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief)

Immigrant networks

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.

British Columbia:
Society of Internationally Trained Engineers of British Columbia

Society of Punjabi Engineers And Technologists of British Columbia

Nova Scotia:
IETP-NS: Association of Internationally Educated and Trained Professionals of Nova Scotia

Canadian Network of Iraqi Engineers and Architects