September, 2000

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Nominations Sought for
Canadian Engineers' Awards

The names of Canada's best and brightest engineers, most outstanding engineering projects, and most exceptional engineering teams are being sought by the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers (CCPE) for the 2001 Canadian Engineers' Awards.

Presented annually by CCPE, the awards recognize individual engineers for their engineering excellence, contributions to the engineering profession and to Canadian society, and support of women in the engineering profession. Outstanding teams of engineers and engineering projects also are recognized.

The 2001 Canadian Engineers' Awards will be given in seven categories, namely; the Gold Medal Award for exceptional individual achievement and distinction in the field of engineering; the Young Engineer Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in a field of engineering by an engineers 35 years of age or younger; the Meritorious Service Award for Professional Service for outstanding contribution to a professional, consulting or technical engineering association in Canada; the Meritorious Service Award for Community Service for exemplary voluntary contribution to a community organization or humanitarian endeavour; the Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education for exemplary contribution to engineering teaching at a Canadian university; the National Award for Exceptional Engineering Achievement for outstanding engineering projects or achievements by an engineering team in which Canadian engineers were involved, and the Award for Support of Women in the Engineering Profession (See story this page).

All nominees for individual awards must be registered as a professional engineer in Canada. The deadline for receiving nominations is 4 p.m. EST, Monday, Jan. 8, 2001. Nomination forms and additional information can be obtained by calling Lynn Villeneuve at 613-232-2474, ext. 246, or on the CCPE website at To be considered by the CCPE Awards Committee, nominations must be supported and submitted by a provincial/territorial constituent member of CCPE of which the nominee is a member.

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