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ACEC-SK Newsletter
November 1, 2016
Province needs $51 billion worth of infrastructure in the next 10-20 years, Saskatchewan management consultants say
Board News
ACEC-SK Honours Elaine Armstrong

It is with extreme regret that ACEC-SK shares some difficult news about our Executive Assistant, Elaine Armstrong.  

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Name ACEC-SK's Newsletter
Thanks to all who offered suggestions for naming our newsletter.  We are pleased to introduce the three finalists:
  • Grow Saskatchewan
  • ACEC-SK Advisor
  • The Solution
Click on the link to pick the winner!   

ACEC-SK Meets New Minister of Highways and Infrastructure 

On October 24, ACEC-SK representatives Terry Schmidt (Transportation Committee Chair), Terry Frank (Board Director) and Beverly MacLeod (Executive Director) met with David Marit,the newly appointed Minister of Highways and Infrastructure(MHI).

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Municipal Election
It is not often that the consulting engineering industry becomes a municipal election issue, but it happened in 2016 in Saskatchewan.
ACEC-SK on Parliament Hill 
ACEC-SK Chair Jeffrey Halliday and Executive Director Beverly MacLeod were in Ottawa for 4 days to attend national association meetings as well as hear industry updates from renowned industry and client leaders.

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Chair’s Invitational Dinner 

On September 29 ACEC-SK’s Vice Chair Paul Walsh attended the SK Chamber of Commerce Chair’s Invitational Dinner. This event offers the opportunity to a limited number of participants to gain direct access to 32 government Deputy Ministers and Crown CEOs.
2016 Awards of Distinction
TCU Place, Saskatoon
November 15, 2016   

Ticket Deadline Extended to November 7th
How ACEC-Canada is Working for You
Join John Gamble, ACEC-Canada President and CEO, along with Rick Tiller, ACEC-Canada Board Chair for a complimentary breakfast and update on "How ACEC-Canada is Working for You" 

Location:        Hilton Garden Inn -                       Saskatoon Downtown
Date:              November 16, 2016
Registration:   7:30-8:00am
Presentation  8:00-9:30am   

Contract Management Professional Development Sessions
Regina - November 29th

Saskatoon - November 30th

Deadline to Register: November 22nd

Forum with SaskEnergy 
Coming in February 2017                                                  
SaskWater - ACEC-SK
Tech Exchange
Coming March 29th, Saskatoon

The 2017 SaskWater - ACEC-SK Technical Exchange theme is "Regionalization". 
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Committee Updates
Human Resources
  R ecommended Webinars

  • November 16 12-1pm - The Learning Performance Index Webinar: Building Strong workplace Learning Environments. Details

  • November 23 1-2pm - Healthy Brains at Work - The Impact of Workplace Mental Health Initiatives  Details

  • December 8  1--2pm - Prospects for 2017: The Outlook for the Canadian Economy—Insights from the Chief Economist Details

ACEC-SK staff and volunteers dedicate time to review, recommend and highlight webinars that we believe would benefit our member firms. If you choose to sign up for one of the webinars please call 1-866-242-0075 and give campaign code EXACEC to show your support for this initiative. ACEC-SK will receive a portion of the webinar fees, which are used to support other ACEC-SK initiatives.

Young Professionals Group
The Young Professionals Group held two events in September and October. 


ACEC-SK 2016 Transportation Executive Committee Vote
Michael Walker, Project Manager for McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. was elected on October 7 to fill the vacancy on ACEC-SK’s five-person Transportation Executive Committee (TEC).

Our annual Industry Forum with SaskPower was held on October 24, 2016 in Regina.
Associate Members
CCPPA Technical Seminars 


  • February 1, 2017 – Delta Regina, 1919 Saskatchewan Drive, Regina, SK
  • February 2, 2017 – Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel, 612 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK

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Revit User Groups in Regina and Saskatoon

Architects, Engineers, Construction Professionals and owners get together in an informal environment to talk about relevant hurdles encountered when delivering projects in Revit. The informal setting lends itself well to sharing.

There is no cost to join these events, but ask that you RSVP to Shane Baillargeon of IMAGINiT Technologies at 306-880-7889 or to ensure adequate space and supplies are available for attendees.

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