5 inspiring National Engineering Month events

It's less than a week to National Engineering Month! We're kicking off the NEM 2018 blog with 5 inspiring events that show of the world changing spirit of engineering! 1. Water for the World - March 19th-23rd in Toronto Water for the World is an annual event series for students in grades 7-9 run by the

Celebrating World Water Day with Engineers Without Borders’ Water For The World Campaign

In 2012, the World Health Organization estimated that nearly 748 million people around the world lacked access to clean water. This number represented about 12 percent of the global population. With hard work, we have gone down to 9% as of 2016. Considering water makes up about 60% of the human body, this lack of

Journey To the Iron Ring: A Reflection

During the month of March, many engineering students across Canada participate in the Ritual of The Calling of an Engineer where they receive their iron ring.  Matthew Primeau of Carleton University participated in this ritual recently and shared with NEM a thoughtful memoir of what led him to pursue an engineering degree and what he hopes to accomplish with

Ritual of The Calling of an Engineer: A Reflection

During the month of March, many engineering students across Canada participate in the Ritual of The Calling of an Engineer where they receive their iron ring. Nick Sully, an engineering student who participated in this ritual last weekend, shares with us his thoughts and reflections on what this calling personally meant to him. After five years of

Water for the World

When did you last use water? Chances are it wasn’t long ago. In Canada, we are fortunate to have an abundance of clean, fresh water, often taking access to drinking water for granted. Water for the World is an annual workshop series, hosted by the Toronto Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) as

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