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May 5, 2022
In March, the 2020 National Model Codes were released, including the National Building Code of Canada 2020, the National Fire Code of Canada 2020, the National Plumbing Code of Canada 2020, and the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2020. The Codes include nearly 400 updates and replace the 2015 and 2017 editions.
March 11, 2022
Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia has concluded its disciplinary proceedings against three individuals in relation to their work at the Mount Polley Mine.
February 8, 2022
For the second year in a row, Engineers and Geoscientists BC has been named one of the top employers in the province by BC’s Top Employers.
January 6, 2022
Annual Project Highlights Edition showcases registrant work locally and around the world.
January 5, 2022
Engineers and Geoscientists BC is looking for experienced practitioners with a strong desire to protect the public and enhance public safety. If this describes you, consider applying to serve on Council.
December 8, 2021
Each year, Engineers and Geoscientists BC publishes guidance documents to assist registrants in meeting their professional obligations under the Professional Governance Act and Bylaws, and understanding expectations and obligations of professional practice in relation to specific professional activities.
August 10, 2021
Engineers and Geoscientists BC has announced disciplinary findings against two individuals connected with the 2014 breach of the tailings storage facility at the Mount Polley Mine.
August 10, 2021
Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia, the regulatory and licensing body for the professions of engineering and geoscience in BC, has announced disciplinary findings against two individuals connected with the 2014 breach of the tailings storage facility at the Mount Polley Mine.
August 10, 2021
A Discipline Hearing Panel found that Mr. Rice failed to properly fulfill the role of review engineer and demonstrated unprofessional conduct during his work at the Mount Polley Mine. In addition to other penalties, Mr. Rice agreed to a fine of $25,000 and to pay legal costs of $107,500 to Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
August 10, 2021
In relation to her engineering work at the Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility, a Discipline Hearing Panel found that Ms. Fidel demonstrated unprofessional conduct in relation to some of the allegations made against her, while other allegations were dismissed. A penalty hearing has not yet been scheduled.