The PEGG April 1999
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The PEGG begins a three-part series of articles on policies and initiatives prompted by the climate change debate.
A summary of the APEGGA 1998-99 Annual Report is published
in this edition of The PEGG.
In his final column, President Dan Motyka, P.Eng., discusses the repercussions of Memorial University of Newfoundlands plan to offer a "software engineering" program outside the universitys engineering faculty.
The Confederation Bridge has been named among the five most significant Canadian engineering achievements of the 20th century.
Letters / 4
Readers express their views.
At a special meeting, APEGGA Council has unanimously backed the position taken by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland toward Memorial University of Newfoundlands software engineering program.
Two members received voluntaty service awards at the February Edmonton District meeting
Across Canada/ 5
News from other associations includes an item about an Engineers-in-Residence pilot project in Ontario schools.
APEGGAs Annual General Meeting will be asked to consider legislative changes as they affect Registered Professional Technologists.
Disappearing Landmarks/ 7
The grain elevator became not only a familiar Prairie presence, it exemplified efficient and easily replicated design.
The first-ever national Forum on Continuing Education, sponsored by the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers, has been judged a success.
Campus News/ 9
For the first time in many years, the University of Alberta is about to add some new engineering buildings. See this page for student news from the Universities of Calgary and Alberta.
RJC Builds Upon Its Traditions/ 10
Read, Jones Christoffersen President Norm Webster, P.Eng., insists on upholding the principles which have guided the consulting firm for more than half a century.
A Small Idea Takes Flight/ 10
The Alberta Microelectronics Corporation and Brian Moore, P.Eng., see big potential for small devices such as electronic tags used to track the movements of birds and smaller creatures.
Donald Curries Resourceful Voice/ 12
Donald Currie, P.Geol., the 1998 recipient of the APEGGA L.C. Charlesworth Award, has served as an effective and colourful spokesman for Albertas resource sector.
Emissions Trading/ 13
Industry is invited to participate in the Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Trading pilot project.
In the News/ 14
APEGGA members and firms making moves and gaining recognition.
Meeting Standards/ 15
CSA International, until recently the Canadian Standards Association, plays an important part in ensuring the products we use, produce and sell meet accepted standards at home and abroad.
Have Your Say/ 16
A Capital Idea/ 24
Getting Iqaluit, Canadas newest capital, ready to serve as seat of government of the new Nunavut Territory, requires some special arctic engineering know-how.
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