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CEO Expresses Regulatory Concerns to the Attorney General

CEO’s member firms work within a regulated industry. Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is the body responsible for administering the Professional Engineers Act, and they are obligated under that Act to regulate the practice of professional engineering and set standards of qualification, pr...

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Closing the gender gap

It has become almost trite to say that diversity is important in the context of collaboration and decision making. We pretty much take that fact for granted now, but we seem to be at a point where we pay lip service to it rather than take action to benefit from it. I believe it’s time for a ne...

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CEO identifies need for increased action to boost industry diversity

More organizations need to recognize that diversity of perspectives in the engineering and design profession leads to more creative and innovative solutions to challenges and ultimately better decisions and outcomes, says the chief executive officer of Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO). “...

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Christine Hill steps up as CEO’s Board Chair

Christine Hill, formerly Consulting Engineers of Ontario’s (CEO) Board of Directors’ Chair Elect steps into the role of Chair as Jeremy Carkner steps down to pursue a career path in a different industry. CEO appreciates the positive contributions Carkner has made over the years to the as...

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2019 OCEA Call for Entries Opening Soon

CEO celebrates engineering excellence by conducting our annual Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards (OCEA) program. CEO invites member firms to submit their project entries to the 17th annual OCEA. The winners will be announced during the gala dinner on April 26, 2019 at Copper Creek Golf Club, in...

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CEO urges Ford government to set out infrastructure priorities

Ontario is facing a massive infrastructure deficit and the new Doug Ford government needs to have a plan with respect to infrastructure priorities and investments, says Bruce Matthews, the recently appointed chief executive officer of Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO). Read more via DCN.

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Long-term planning needed to avoid political interference, writes Bruce G. Matthews

Why is infrastructure planning and execution for the GTA such a challenge for municipal and provincial governments? Part of the answer is time. Governments plan and work on a four-year election cycle. The life-cycle of an infrastructure project, be it roads, water and sewers, or transit, far exceed...

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