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Engineering our Future

Dr. Roberta Bondar
Dr. Roberta Bondar
Dr. Roberta Bondar

The Engineering Our Future campaign aims to bridge the knowledge gaps around equity in engineers, types of engineering, and the importance of the industry to Canada as a whole.

A World of Possibilities — and the Chance to Change the World

Demonstrating the excitement of engineering and improving equity, diversity, and inclusion will help attract more students to the field

Experts’ Panel

The future of engineering is in our hands. Below, prominent figures in the engineering world share their thoughts on the importance of equality, diversity, inclusion and how the field of engineering can drive more innovation.

Bruce G. Matthews

Executive Director,
Association of Consulting Engineering Companies — Ontario


Damineh Akhavan

Professional Mechanical Engineer &
Member of SCWIST’s Policy & Impact Committee

Pierre Pomerleau

President & CEO,
Pomerleau


Natali Altshuler

Vice President & Head of Operations,
EA SPORTS


A Culture of Inclusion Fosters Innovation in Gaming

A career in gaming could be ideal for women looking for a creative and empowering workplace that fosters inclusivity.

EA Office
Photo courtesy of EA SPORTS.

Community Partnerships Lead to Innovation in Construction

Through an integrated partnership focused on community engagement and sustainability, AECOM and Graham Construction’s latest design-build project for the Capital Regional District is a masterpiece.

Building over ocean
Photo courtesy of Capital Regional District

Its People is Why Pomerleau is a Great Place to Work

It may seem odd to see love on a construction company’s list of values. But Pomerleau ranks love — the love of its people and the love of finding solutions to benefit communities — as perhaps its most important value.

construction worker at night
Photo courtesy of Pomerlau

Forward-thinking Engineering at UNBC

Small classes, undergraduate research opportunities, first-year design courses, experiential learning and most of all a passion for sustainability make the School of Engineering at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) stand out.

Undergraduate for UNBC
Undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Northern British Columbia are provided access to state-of-the-art equipment and laboratory space where they dedicate their research to discovering sustainable solutions to many of today’s environmental issues.

University of Regina Engineering Welcomes a Diverse Pool of Candidates

Here’s how the University of Regina gears its programs to produce a diverse pool of graduates with skills beyond the technical.

Woman in Lab
Photo courtesy of University of Regina

Exciting Opportunities in Space Technology Await Canadian Engineers

Canada’s largest space company, MDA, is looking to hire hundreds of engineers over the next few years to support several exciting, innovative space projects running out of its headquarters in Brampton, ON, and across the country.

CisLunar composite scene Alternate view arm pose
Photo courtesy of MDA

Solutions for the Future: Humber Debuts New Bachelor of Engineering Programs

Learn more about the only college in Canada that has an engineering degree in Mechatronics, and an engineering degree in Information Systems Engineering.

Engineering student working in a lab
Photo courtesy of Humber College

March is National Engineering Month

Be a part of the virtual engineering activities and events this National Engineering month. Help your children explore the world of engineering, hands-on.

Inspiring Young Girls in Engineering with Marie-Philippe Gill

Marie-Philippe Gill (@girlknowstech on social media), a software engineering graduate of École de technologie supérieure in Montreal, discusses her experience as an engineering student and gives her advice to future students.

Marie-Phillipe Gill
Photo courtesy of Marie-Phillipe Gill

Big changes for first-year engineering at USask

The most innovative first-year engineering program in Canada launches this fall at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Engineering. We call it RE-ENGINEERED.

Q&A with Canada’s First Female in Space on her experience and the value of diversity

Being the first Canadian woman in space, Dr. Roberta Bondar has paved the way for many after. She fosters the notion that diversity isn’t just one-dimensional — it’s the pillar of innovation, collaboration, and the future of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)

Dr. Roberta Bondar
Dr. Roberta Bondar
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