Region 7: Canada

  • 6 June 2014  Newfoundland-Labrador Section forms IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 6 June 2014  Hamilton (Ontario) Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Power Electronics and Power & Energy societies.
  • 7 March 2014  Student branch at University of Ottawa forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • 7 March 2014  Ottawa Section forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • 9 September 2013  Southern Alberta Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Computer and IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement societies.
  • 9 September 2013  Student branch at British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • 7 June 2013  London (Ontario) Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Broadcast Technology and Communications societies.
  • 7 December 2012  Quebec Section forms IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade affinity group.
  • 5 October 2012  Student branch at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., forms Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 7 September 2012  Kitchener-Waterloo (Ont.) Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility and IEEE Magnetics societies.
  • 7 June 2012  London (Ontario) Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Computer and IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics societies.
  • 5 March 2012  Vancouver Section forms IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society chapter.
  • 4 March 2012 

    IEEE Vancouver Section publishes special Centennial booklet. The booklet contains photos and articles celebrating the history of the Vancouver Section. more information available at: http://vancouver.ieee.ca/content/vancouver-section-centennial-booklet-now-available


  • 3 February 2012  Student branch at the University of Waterloo, Ont., forms Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society chapter.
  • 3 February 2012  Vancouver Section forms Consultants Network affinity group.
  • 3 February 2012  Montreal Section forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • 6 December 2011  Northern Canada Section forms joint chapter of Microwave Theory and Techniques and Antennas and Propagation societies.
  • 6 December 2011  Canadian Atlantic Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Robotics and Automation and Instrumentation and Measurement societies.
  • 6 December 2011  Newfoundland Labrador Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Computer, Communications, and Circuits and Systems societies.
  • 25 October 2011 

    City of Vancouver recognizes IEEE Vancouver Section, proclaims Oct 21-28 to be "Electrical and Electronics Engineering Awareness Week". http://vancouver.ieee.ca/VancouverProclamation


  • 11 October 2011 

    IEEE Vancouver Section celebrated its 100th Birthday on August 23rd. The event included special Centennial Awards, unveiling of the new Section logo and dedication of a Centennial Plaque, which will be mounted on a permanent public monument. For more coverage and photos of the event, please visit: http://vancouver.ieee.ca/centennial


  • 11 September 2011  Southern Alberta Section forms WIE affinity group.
  • 11 September 2011  Student branch formed at the University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George.
  • 11 September 2011  Student branch at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, establishes IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • 11 September 2011  Montreal Section establishes IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • 11 September 2011  Toronto Section establishes IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society chapter.
  • 28 August 2011  August 23, 2011. Vancouver Section celebrates 100th anniversary by unveiling a new section logo, and by dedicating the plaque for a new permanent public monument.
  • 11 June 2011  Student branch at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, establishes IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2011  Montreal Section celebrates 75th anniversary.
  • 1 March 2011  Vancouver Section celebrates 100th anniversary.
  • 1 December 2010  London (Ont.) Section establishes IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • 1 September 2010  Kitchener-Waterloo Section establishes IEEE Computational Intelligence Society chapter.
  • 1 June 2010  Student branch formed at University of British Columbia, Okanagan.
  • 1 June 2010  Peterborough (Ont.) Section forms Life Members affinity group.
  • 1 June 2010  London (Ont.) Section establishes Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) and WIE affinity groups and chapter of IEEE Power & Energy Society.
  • 1 June 2010  Newfoundland-Labrador Section establishes chapter of IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society.
  • 1 June 2010  Toronto Section establishes chapter of IEEE Magnetics Society.
  • 1 March 2010  Vancouver Section establishes WIE affinity group.
  • 1 March 2010  Student branch at the University of British Columbia, Abbotsford, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2010  Toronto Section establishes IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2010  25th anniversary, North Saskatchewan and Petersborough (Ont.) sections.
  • 1 March 2010  Kitchener-Waterloo Section establishes IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2010  50th anniversary, Kitchener-Waterloo (Ont.) Section.
  • 1 December 2009  Canadian Atlantic Section establishes Life Members affinity group.
  • 1 September 2009  Canada Atlantic Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Signal Processing and Microwave Theory and Techniques societies and a Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 1 September 2009  Toronto Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Communications and Broadcast Technology societies.
  • 1 June 2009  Montreal and Boston sections become sister sections.
  • 1 March 2009  Ottawa and Twin Cities (Minnesota) sections become sister sections.
  • 1 March 2009  Toronto and Pittsburgh sections become sister sections.
  • 1 March 2009  Montreal Section establishes chapters of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society and IEEE Technology Management Council.
  • 1 March 2009  Victoria Section, B.C., Canada, forms GOLD affinity group.
  • 1 March 2009  Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, forms IEEE student branch.
  • 1 December 2008  50th anniversary, Southern Alberta Section.
  • 1 December 2008  Victoria Section, B.C., forms WIE affinity group.
  • 1 September 2008  The first external cardia pacemaker, invented by electrical engineer John Hopps in Toronto in 1950, is named an IEEE Milestone.
  • 1 June 2008  The Pinawa hydroelectric power project in Winnepeg, Man., Canada, is named an IEEE Milestone. It became operational in 1906 and was the first year-round hydroelectric plant that successfully generated energy in spite of low temperatures and icy conditions.
  • 1 March 2008  50th anniversary, Quebec Section.

Articles for Canada

A Strategic Approach to Senior Member Elevations

5 November 2010
How a section chair helped boost the number of senior members in the Toronto Section

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