OUR FUTURE IS BUILT ON OUR STRONG HERITAGE.
It becomes mandatory that all professional engineers in Alberta become members of APEA, with annual dues of $2. The Dominion Council of Professional Engineers is established.
The Dominion Council of Professional Engineers becomes the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers. APEA expands to include geologists and geophysicists as professional engineers.
In 1913, the University of Alberta introduces the Faculty of Engineering.
The Engineering and Related Professions Act is passed, and geology and geophysics become their own professions. The University of Calgary creates the Faculty of Engineering. APEA requires all companies performing engineering, geology, or geophysics work to have a Permit to Practice.
On April 10, 1920, the Engineering Profession Act is passed and the Association of Professional Engineers of Alberta (APEA) is created. Initial professional membership is 69 civil, 20 mining, 10 electrical, and seven mechanical engineers.
In 1941, the University of Alberta begins to give special courses in electronics to support wartime naval and air force personnel. The discovery of oil in 1947 attracts many geologists connected with oil-drilling operations to Alberta. APEA helps establish the petroleum engineering program at the University of Alberta.
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