Initiatives and Consultations


Engineers and Geoscientists BC promotes and supports initiatives that help foster the engineering and geoscience professions. Initiatives that we currently advocate are gender diverse workplaces, National Engineering and Geoscience Month, scholarships and assistance, as well as the School Seismic Upgrade Program.

30 By 30 Initiative

Improving diversity in the profession is a key priority for Engineers and Geoscientists BC and the association has been actively working on a number of initiatives to support diversity in the professions.

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National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM)

National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM) is an annual celebration of engineering and geoscience across Canada.

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Professional Reliance Review

Find out more about the BC government’s review of the professional reliance model, the newly-introduced Professional Governance Act, and their impacts on the governance of the professions.

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School Seismic Upgrade Program

The Ministry of Education, with support from Engineers and Geoscientists BC and the University of British Columbia's Civil Engineering Department, develops and manages the seismic upgrade program for BC schools.

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Truth and Reconciliation

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is advancing five recommendations arising from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action.

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Engineers and Geoscientists BC is currently undergoing consultations regarding bylaw amendments and regulatory matters. We aim to provide members with up-to-date information throughout the consultation process.

Corporate Practice in BC

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is currently examining the issue of whether engineering and geoscience corporate practice should be regulated in BC.

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Continuing Professional Development Program

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is seeking member feedback on an updated framework for professional development that will guide members in meeting their obligations to stay current, and align with the requirements of the new Professional Governance Act.

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