The times are a-changin’

May 2018

As I read Scott Kelly’s autobiography Endurance, I was intrigued to learn that his motivation to become an astronaut stemmed from his desire—perhaps need—to accept risk [more…]

The business of trade restriction

November 2017

On November 17, 1983, Ontario Attorney General Roy McMurtry rose in the legislature to introduce the first reading of the new Professional Engineers Act. In his [more…]

Looking forward

September 2017

I hope everyone has had a restful and refreshing summer, despite the weather! As Council has taken a break over the summer, I’ve had the [more…]

Investing in our profession’s leadership

January 2017

History has shown repeatedly that organizations that are not intentional about leadership succession and development suffer periods of weakness, ineffectiveness and strife—be they local governments, [more…]

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