EDMONTON, July 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Media reports have incorrectly
identified Darwin Durnie as an engineer following his comments about
flooding in High River.
Durnie 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.
Durnie is a member of the Association of Science and Engineering
Technology Professionals of Alberta. Engineering technologists are not
bound by the same mandatory registration process as professional
engineers and are not authorized to perform the same work as
Established in 1920, APEGA is responsible for regulating the practices
of engineering and geoscience in the province of Alberta. The
association's 70,000 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: Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
For further information:
Public Relations Manager, APEGA
Telephone: 780-426-3990 x2316