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January 26, 2023
Engineers and Geoscientists BC has cancelled the registration of Theodore (Ted) Sorensen, prohibiting him from working as an engineer. Mr. Sorensen admitted he demonstrated unprofessional conduct in relation to a series of serious issues in the structural design of an 11-storey residential building, RidgeView (formerly known as Danbrook One). 
January 4, 2023
In a November 21, 2022, Consent Order, John Brittain admitted that he was convicted of 4 counts of murder and the convictions render him unsuitable for registration or licensing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Mr. Brittain’s registration with Engineers and Geoscientists BC is cancelled.
January 4, 2023
When registrants vote in the 2023 Council election, it’s going to look slightly different. To align with best governance practices for regulatory bodies and amendments to the Professional Governance Act (PGA), the terminology and process currently used for Council will be adjusted.
January 4, 2023
The Geologize Practical Geocommunication online course provides the tools and techniques to help registrants engage the public in geoscience through more effective communication. This free course is available for professional registrants, trainees, and students registered with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
January 4, 2023
Innovation Magazine invites Engineers and Geoscientists BC registrants to submit project photos and project descriptions for the annual Project Highlights edition, planned for the May/June 2023 edition. This annual project highlights pictorial features the diverse activities of BC’s professional engineers and geoscientists at home and abroad.
November 30, 2022
In a November 4, 2022, Consent Order, Robert (Roy) Keery, P.Eng., admitted that he demonstrated unprofessional conduct by failing to design a sewerage system in a manner consistent with the Sewerage System Standard Practice Manual. Mr. Keery’s registration with Engineers and Geoscientists BC is suspended for a period of 2 months.
November 30, 2022
At its first meeting, in November, Engineers and Geoscientists BC Council appointed Michelle Mahovlich, P.Eng., P.Geo., as Vice President for the 2022/2023 Council year.
November 30, 2022
Missed our 2022 Annual Conference? Session recordings are now available. You can still gain up to 30 Continuing Education (CE) hours in your top areas of professional interest by purchasing a video package.
November 30, 2022
Volunteers at Engineers and Geoscientists BC make critical decisions and help shape the engineering and geoscience professions in BC. Your skillset can add to the strength of our volunteer base. Check the volunteer opportunities available to find out how you can contribute.
November 30, 2022
Alireza Bahrami is the subject of 2 unrelated summary discipline notices. In this second matter, a Panel of the Discipline Committee found that he demonstrated unprofessional conduct with respect to the deficient design of a fire suppression system.
 
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