Media Advisory - Re: Statement of Partnership between Engineers Canada and
the Assembly of First Nations

OTTAWA, July 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Engineers Canada and the Assembly of First Nations are pleased to announce that they will sign a statement of partnership to increase awareness of, and access to, careers in engineering for First Nations youth.

    
        What:    A signing ceremony between Engineers Canada, represented by
                 President Zaki Ghavitian, and the Assembly of First Nations
                 National Chief Atleo to formalize the organizations'
                 collaboration on the development of educational material and
                 new initiatives to increase the awareness among young people
                 of indigenous origin of career possibilities in the
                 engineering sector and of available existing or future
                 training programs.

        When:    Thursday, July 22, 2010
                 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

        Where:   The Winnipeg Convention Centre, Hall A
                 375 York Avenue
                 Winnipeg, Manitoba

        Who:     Engineers Canada is the national organization of the 12
                 provincial and territorial associations that regulate the
                 practice of engineering in Canada and license the country's
                 more than 234,000 members of the engineering profession.
                 Engineers Canada is the business name of the Canadian
                 Council of Professional Engineers.

                 The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization
                 representing First Nations citizens in Canada.
    

SOURCE Engineers Canada

For further information: For further information: William Meyer, Manager, Communications, 613-232-2474, ext. 249, will.meyer@engineerscanada.ca; Alain Garon, Bilingual Communications Officer, Assembly of First Nations, Cell: 613-292-0857 or agaron@afn.ca

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