Special COVID-19 Edition ACEC-SK Newsletter
ACEC-SK Advisor
March 31, 2020

Feature Article
Virtual Delivery of Future Capital Works Information
ACEC-SK continues to pressure the government to fast-track spending on capital projects. Our number one priority in the coming months will be to deliver Virtual Forums that relay critical details about upcoming projects.

Letter to Premier Moe
A letter released to the Premier offered the services of SK consulting engineering firms, and requested:
  • Capital projects be fast-tracked, with an emphasis on design work
  • Engineering be considered an essential service
  • Recognition of engineering role for repurposing capital assets during this health crisis

Economic Sustainability Recommendations
Released a detailed letter to Minister Harrison with recommendations for Economic Sustainability and Recovery that included:
  • industry-specific suggestions
  • ideas shared by ACEC-SK principals that may bolster the cash-flows and solvency of small businesses. 

Keeping Construction Sites Open
A call by the entire construction industry continuum, including ACEC-SK, was made to allow construction sites to remain open.

APEGS & ACEC-SK Joint Meeting
It is imperative that the entire SK engineering industry work together in these unprecedented times. A joint Executive meeting will be held virtually on April 2, 2020 to further this initiative
Coordinated Consulting Engineering Industry Response Across Canada
ACEC-Canada released a letter to the Prime Minister outlining our collective industry's position. It is also framing a coordinated response in support of all ACEC provincial and territorial associations.

COVID-19 Resources
Important Information for Small Businesses During COVID-19
Check out some great links to important information for small businesses from our Saskatchewan Business Council partners.

WCB COVID-19 Update
Sask WCB premium penalties waived for employers effective April 1 until June 30, 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis 

Upcoming Events
Golf Tournament
New date: Thursday, Septem ber 17, 2020

Updated sponsorship and registration deadlines coming soon.

Awards of Distinction
TCU Place, Saskatoon
November 17, 2020

Intent to Submit Deadline: May 1, 2020

Industry Sector Updates
Regina Buildings Committee Virtual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 9 @ 12:00 noon. Watch for a zoom meeting invitation.

Saskatoon Buildings Committee Virtual Meeting is scheduled for TBD
Rapid Adjustments at the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways
Things are moving quickly at MHI in recent weeks. Here is some information you need to know:

Environment/Water Resources
The Environment/Water Resources Committee Virtual Meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 3 @ 12:00 noon. Watch for a zoom meeting invitation.
Industry Resources
The Industry Resources Committee Virtual Meeting is scheduled for TBD.
ACEC-SK Contact Information
The ACEC-SK team is working remotely to maintain delivery of member services
Please see our contact information below.
Beverly MacLeod
Executive Director
Darlene Leamon
Operations Manager