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NEM 2023 Interview Series: A Q&A with The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation

Sylvain St-Arneault, General Manager of Engineering at The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC), discussed his background and the importance of National Engineering Month (NEM) in an interview. He highlighted the importance of the engineering team’s work in maintaining the Seaway infrastructure and ensuring the vital waterway remains a key link in the North American Supply Chain.

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NEM 2023 Interview Series – A Q&A with TELUS

Readers will gain insights into the experiences of two influential leaders in the Canadian telecom industry, Ibrahim Gedeon, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Tim Fell, Vice-president, Future Friendly Technology Services at TELUS. The interview covers their unique journeys with TELUS, the importance of diversity in engineering and technology fields, the value of lifelong learning in their work at TELUS, TELUS’ approach to tackling key technology challenges, and its focus on software engineering and development.

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Construction Crisis: The Alberta Example 

Ontario faces a housing crisis with a need for 1.5-1.85 million homes in 10 years. Edmonton’s digital authentication system could help streamline construction approval, reduce delays and costs, and improve building quality. Ontario should follow this example to address the housing crisis.

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NEM 2023 Interview Series: A Q&A with Vale

This article features Claire Parkinson, Head of Processing for Ontario Operations at Vale. With over 20 years of experience at Vale/Inco, Claire is a veteran in the mining industry and has much wisdom to share with those that are new and not so new to mining.

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NEM 2023 Partner profile: Invest WindsorEssex

Invest WindsorEssex is encouraging engineers to consider career opportunities in the Windsor-Essex region, particularly in the areas of advanced manufacturing, industrial automation, agri-business, and information and communications technology. The region is positioning itself as the Automobility Capital of Canada, with the launch of the Canadian Automobility Hub and the Invest WindsorEssex VR CAVE. Additionally, there are opportunities in the EV industry, battery manufacturing, and EV maintenance. Other key sectors include agri-business, life sciences, and ICT.

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