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The next generation of transportation engineers to be supported with national scholarships

Ottawa – (26 June 2017) – As part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations, and in recognition of the importance of aerospace, automotive and general transportation design engineering for the future of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) has partnered with SAE Foundation Canada to offer an undergraduate scholarship in transportation and mobility engineering and an award for university students’ outstanding aerospace design. The CAE Bruce Aubin SAE Aerospace Design Award will be valued at $800, and the CAE William G. Belfry Memorial SAE Scholarships is $2000. The award and scholarship will be given annually to top engineering students from across Canada.

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New administrative structure at the CAE

We are pleased to announce that the CAE has engaged Megram Consulting Services Inc. to provide member, administrative and financial services. Megram, based in Renfrew, Ontario, provides a number of non-profit organizations with such services. Amongst their clients are the Canadian College and University Environmental Network, the Canadian Evaluation Society and the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation. Megram’s staff offers full bilingual services.

Our primary point of contact will be Ms. Lynn Burgess, Director of Client Services. Lynn may be contacted at or at 613-235-9056. Supporting Lynn in the day to day administration of CAE will be Nanci Lines who can be contacted at or 613-235-9056. The whole Megram team is looking forward to developing a strong working relationship with CAE and will be focusing on the upcoming AGM and Induction Event to be held in Ottawa in June.

Fellow to speak at International Gold Conference

Past president of the CIM, Airy Award winner, and senior advisor to Hatch, Chris Twigge-Molecey FCAE is a leader in the mining and metallurgical landscape, with experience in uniting Chinese and Canadian expertise for the benefit of clients.

Chris will chair a session in July at the China Gold Congress in Beijing, leading the discussion on “Mining excellence from Canada”.

Douglas Ruth elected President of the Canadian Academy of Engineering for 2016/2018

Ottawa – (June 26, 2016) – Douglas Ruth, PEng, PhD, FCAE was elected President of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) at CAE’s Annual General Meeting held on June 27, 2016 in Winnipeg, MB. He was elected as a Fellow of the Academy in 2008 and has served on the Board of Directors since 2013.

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Trottier Energy Futures Project Executive Summary, Project Summary and Final Report

The Executive Summary and Project Summary for the TEFP describe the methods and results of the project, as well as recommendations for potential transition paths for the Canadian energy supply and demand systems.

This Presentation of the final results was made on 5 April 2016 at Ecole Polytechnique.

Trottier Energy Futures Project – Final Report

Making Better Use of Science and Technology in Policy-Making: New CAE report issued

In 2015, the CAE partnered with the Institute for Research on Public Policy on a cross-Canada series of roundtables to address the question of “how governments can better incorporate science and engineering in policy-making processes and improve the quality of government decisions.” The final report was issued this morning and is available at Please see as well the attached news releases.

We wish to thank the financial sponsors of this project, which included Industry Canada, the Canadian Nuclear Association and the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association. We also wish to thank the many CAE Fellows who participated in the roundtables for their thoughtful insights.

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