Health Canada and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States have approved the Y3 implant, a proximal femoral plate system developed by professor Yvan Petit and Yan Bourgeois of the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), as well as Dr. Georges-Yves Laflamme. Y3 is a prosthesis that relieves the pain of individuals who have fractures on the greater trochanter by fixing this upper section of the femur to the hip.

Sources : http://journalmetro.com/local/sud-ouest/actualites/1374512/un-implant-femoral-de-lets-homologue/
The Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) will be held at Ryerson University in Toronto from March 8 to 11. For 4 days, Canada’s top engineering students will compete in 7 events in the areas of innovative design and communications.

This year, around 40 students will represent Québec at this prestigious competition. The Université du Québec à Rimouski heads the pack in terms of the number of participants, as ten of its students have qualified to participate in the CEC.
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You are 30 seconds away from learning everything you need to know about the Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for engineers, one of five mechanisms for protecting the public.

​In this video, Bernard Cyr, Eng., Assistant Director of Practice Supervision at the OIQ, explains how to comply with the regulation and which training activities may be reported. In this video, Bernard Cyr, Eng., Assistant Director of Practice Supervision at the OIQ, explains how to comply with the regulation and which training activities may be reported.

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During the evening of May 17, Jacques Cartier Bridge will be illuminated by 2,807 lights to celebrate the 150th and 375th anniversaries, respectively, of Canada and Montreal.

See the steps involved in this innovative project, which combines art and engineering.

You may be tempted to answer "yes" to this question, but you should know that it is impossible to be an "engineering specialist." Why?

First of all, because professionals may not designate themselves as specialists unless they hold a specialist’s certificate. In fact, according to the Professional Code of Québec, “no person may use a specialist’s title corresponding to a class of specialization (...) unless he holds the appropriate specialist’s certificate.”

Second, because the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec does not issue any specialist’s certificates.

To highlight their engineering expertise, OIQ members will instead use the proper terminology in their job title. The word “expert” is acceptable if their expertise supports this description.
Dear Students,
 
Montreal is celebrating its 375th anniversary this year, and your future professional order highlighted the event during its recent Annual Conference.
 
Two engineers who managed the illumination of Jacques Cartier Bridge presented the technical challenges of the project, which required the assistance of around sixty expert engineers to handle its structural, electrical, environmental, telecommunications and traffic aspects. Every night, starting on May 17, the bridge will be illuminated by smart, interactive lighting that will change with the seasons. Want to know more about the illumination project before its official kickoff? The numbers published in the May-June issue of PLAN magazine (in French) will help you grasp the scale of this project.