Nicholas Rasberry, 30 of Calgary Alta not a professional engineer

EDMONTON, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - According to media reports, a Nicholas Rasberry, 30, of Calgary is charged with second-degree murder. Rasberry has been reported as being a professional engineer. He is not licensed as a professional engineer (P.Eng.) and has never been a member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. The terms "engineer" and "professional engineer" are protected titles under Alberta's Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act which states:

"Exclusive use of name engineer

3(1) No individual, corporation, partnership or other entity, except a professional engineer, licensee or permit holder entitled to engage in the practice of engineering, shall

(a) use

  (i) the title "professional engineer", the abbreviation "P.Eng." or any other abbreviation of that title,
  (i.1)repealed 2011 c3 s5,
  (ii) the word "engineer" in combination with any other name, title, description, letter, symbol or abbreviation that represents expressly or by implication that the individual, corporation, partnership or other entity is a professional engineer, licensee or permit holder,

or

(b) represent or hold out, expressly or by implication, that the individual, corporation, partnership or other entity

  (i) is entitled to engage in the practice of engineering, or
  (ii) is a professional engineer, licensee or permit holder"

Established in 1920, APEGA is responsible for regulating the practices of engineering and geoscience in the province of Alberta. The association's almost 69,000 members play a significant role in every segment of the economy and their technical and management expertise ensure Alberta remains at the forefront of technological innovation.

SOURCE: The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta

For further information:

Philip Mulder, APR
Director Communications
APEGA
Telephone: 780-426-3990 or Toll Free 1-800-661-7020
Cell: 780-499-3873
Email: pmulder@apega.ca

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