Engineers and Geoscientists BC

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June 4, 2024
At its May 29 meeting, Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Board approved the budget for the organization’s 2024/2025 fiscal year. The budget includes a $15 increase to annual licensing fees, or just under 3%, which will take effect in January 2025.
June 3, 2024
The five candidates running for Engineers and Geoscientists BC Board positions have been announced for the August election. This year, the Board election will take place approximately one month earlier than in previous years.
May 30, 2024
The 2024 Engineers and Geoscientists BC Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on a weekday this year: Wednesday, October 16, at 2 pm.
May 30, 2024
Engineers and Geoscientists BC representatives joined their counterparts across the country on May 23 in signing a National Statement of Collaboration with Engineers Canada.
May 30, 2024
Applications are now open for the new Keith E Fenton Memorial Scholarship. Valued at $4,000, this scholarship supports a high school graduate entering a civil engineering program in BC. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2024.
May 30, 2024
Annual Reporting (AR) ensures Engineers and Geoscientists BC has updated registrant contact information so registrants receive valuable regulatory information. Declarations made in the process also provide transparency and support public protection. AR is due June 30.
May 8, 2024
The Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills has confirmed its intention to develop a reserved practice for applied science technology for registrants of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC).
April 23, 2024
Volunteer applications are now being accepted for Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and Truth and Reconciliation Working Group (EDIT&R). The group’s first meeting is scheduled for mid-June.
April 18, 2024
Since 2022, registrants have had the opportunity to complete a number of self-identification questions during Annual Reporting. We are now in the process of analyzing this data and will share our findings with registrants this fall.
April 17, 2024
In a March 28, 2024, Consent Order, Dr. Valery Zhuravlev, P.Eng. (Resigned), admitted that he demonstrated unprofessional conduct in relation to his preparation and authorship of a technical report for a proposed mining project in Yukon.