Engineering Month: CEO watching Ford infrastructure spend closely

The Ontario government will put its own stamp on a new infrastructure spending package in its April 11 budget, predicts the head of the Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO), but it’s hard to say whether the Doug Ford plan will be radically different from that of its predecessor or moderately ...

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The engineering mystery: Where are the women?

Bruce Matthews speaks to The Globe and Mail. Women’s Day is traditionally a shout out to the successes and challenges facing females around the world. It’s also a reminder for professionals, including engineers, of the need to fast-track efforts to entice women into industries grasping ...

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Ontario Court of Appeals ruling good news for design and construction sector

Statutory trusts can survive bankruptcy – so long as funds remain identifiable and traceable Ontario’s Court of Appeals has ruled that a statutory trust created under Section 8 of the Construction Lien Act/Construction Act can survive a bankruptcy. The January 14, 2019 decision was mad...

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