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More Indigenous engineers needed for basic representation in sector

Less than 1% of Canada’s engineers identify as Indigenous, according to a new report by Engineers Canada, which estimates the sector needs an additional...
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Funding secured for upgrades at two Ontario water facilities

Two small Ontario communities are now set with funding for critical water facility upgrades, the province has announced. Full funding is now available to replace...
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Ontario forming working group to guide conservation authorities despite outcry

The Ontario government has tasked a new working group with developing regulations that would lead the province’s 36 conservation authorities to focus and deliver...
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Highs and lows emerge from online STEM learning during pandemic

Data emerging from new studies shows that the loss of labs and field trips during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a significant change for...
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WSP acquires Golder in $1.5B deal that creates one of world’s biggest environmental consulting...

Montreal-based Canadian engineering leader WSP Global Inc. has acquired Ontario-based Golder Associates for nearly $1.5 billion, making WSP what it calls the “leading global...
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Environmental sector jobs to see growth in spite of pandemic, report says

A recent environmental employment outlook report from ECO Canada forecasts moderate 8.1% growth from 2019 to 2029, representing more than 50,000 new jobs in spite of an economy hit hard by COVID‑19.
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IBI acquires Cole Engineering to form ‘significant’ infrastructure engineering team

Toronto-based IBI Group Inc. has acquired the assets of Cole Engineering Group Ltd., one of the largest independent civil engineering firms in Ontario with...
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PPE litter problem growing in world’s landscapes, including Canada’s

While COVID-19 continues to impact the health of people worldwide, the virus is inadvertently wreaking havoc on the environment, too, as the mask litter...
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U of Guelph to track wastewater for food-borne illnesses, COVID-19

A new $6.5-million outbreak detection project led by a University of Guelph food scientist aims to develop an approach to metagenomic detection of food-borne...
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Environmental sector jobs to see growth in spite of pandemic, report says

A new environmental employment outlook report from ECO Canada forecasts moderate 8.1% growth from 2019 to 2029, representing more than 50,000 new jobs in...

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