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PEO's 95th Anniversary 

This week, we’re celebrating PEO’s 95th anniversary! We'll be posting highlights from the past 95 years daily to this web page and to our Twitter (twitter.com/PEO_HQ) and Facebook (facebook.com/ProfessionalEngineersOntario) timelines using #PEO95. Join the conversation online and tell us your most notable moments!


Friday, June 16, 2017

In 1980, PEO launched its official publication, #EngineeringDimensions. Here’s how the magazine has evolved over the past 37 years: "The evolution of Engineering Dimensions", Engineering Dimensions

Elsie MacGill, P.Eng., was the 1st female member of PEO, 1st woman to earn electrical engineering degree in Canada and 1st female aircraft designer in the world.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Check out PEO’s different headquarters over the past #PEO95 years!

Avenue Road, 1950-1974 1027 Yonge Street, 1974-1985 Plans for 1155 Yonge Street, 1982
1155 Yonge Street, 1985-1995 1155 Yonge Street, 1985-1995 Plans for 25 Sheppard Avenue West, 1990
 
25 Sheppard Avenue West, 1995-2009 40 Sheppard Avenue West, 2009-present  

 

In 2007, PEO launched its Financial Credit Program to assist newcomers and graduates with their licensure. Under this initiative, newcomers and graduates may be eligible to apply, at no cost, for PEO’s professional engineer licence and register in the Engineering Intern (EIT) program for the first year.

For more information on the Financial Credit Program, click here.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Meet astronaut and engineer Bob Thirsk, P.Eng., who brought PEO to space (in the form of a patch) in 1996: Gold Medal Recipient, 1997

Happy 95th anniversary PEO! On this day in 1922, the Professional Engineers Act passes to establish Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario: "A short history of PEO's beginnings", Engineering Dimensions 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A pioneer of raising the profile of women in engineering, Claudette MacKay-Lassonde, P.Eng., became the first female president of PEO in 1986: "Pioneer for women", Canadian Consulting Engineer

Did you know: PEO’s first licence applicant (and first president) was Toronto engineer Charles Hamilton Mitchell, C.E., P.Eng.?

Monday, June 12, 2017

Meet notable P.Engs who made their mark on Canadian engineering and the profession over past century: "Heroes for the ages", Engineering Dimensions