Forest Pearson is among eleven individuals selected for Yukon’s very first Climate Leadership Council. The Council’s objective is to provide advice to the provincial government on how to reduce Yukon’s greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent compared to 2010 levels, by 2030.
People are the lifeblood of an organization, and the value of long-term employees cannot be underestimated. They possess a great deal of knowledge, and a deep understanding of our company culture, capabilities and history. The people who have been with Morrison Hershfield for the long-term have helped shape the company. They’ve built countless relationships, developed best practices through many lessons learned, and provided an essential support system for new staff as they find their way within our organization. We are thankful for their unrivaled enthusiasm to develop, inspire and motivate us all
As 2021 comes to a close, we recognize the challenges many face in these uncertain times. In keeping with our long history of giving back to the communities where we live and work, Morrison Hershfield made monetary donations to 22 local charities this holiday season, one in each of the communities we serve.
Resiliency can be defined in many ways, but at its core it means being better prepared for, and better able to recover from adverse events such as extreme weather or other disasters. For transit agencies, readiness for emergency situations is important. But now, more than ever, effective resilience to climate change and extreme weather events is essential to protect current and future transit infrastructure investments, and maintain safe operational capabilities. Identified, are some of the potential risks stemming from extreme weather and a resiliency checklist to assist you with the assessment of these risks and the development of potential mitigation strategies.
Residents and drivers in southern Ontario’s Niagara-on-the-Lake region will soon be using Ontario’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Chris Horner, P.E., to our MEP design team. As Director of Design, he will lead our engineers and architects in developing cost-effective, innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients’ engineering design challenges.
Regulatory permits and licenses are an essential part of any project. They are generally required during the planning stages to comply with federal, provincial/territorial and municipal environmental regulations.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Marc Rose, MES, to our Environmental team. As Vice President, he will help our clients achieve environmental approvals for large and complex projects while leading business development for the team.
British Columbia is expanding its Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) strategy to include more products as part of the Extended Producer Responsibility Five-Year Action Plan.
Over the past few years, “Edge” technologies and applications have become more and more prevalent. In most cases, it can be assumed that this type of technology is being integrated in high traffic, urban settings. Rural communities that lack access to broadband are at a significant disadvantage. Carriers large and small, as well as various layers of government, have focused on eliminating this disadvantage. Bridging this divide requires end-to-end examination of current and planned communications networks, with a focus on adapting them to solving this important challenge.
The annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards were celebrated with a virtual ceremony on October 28. The annual event, co-sponsored by Canadian Consulting Engineer (CCE) Magazine and ACEC-Canada, showcases projects completed by Canadian consulting engineering firms that exemplify the highest levels of excellence.
Helmets off to John Hurdis who recently participated in his tenth Ride for Dad charity event. Together with over 100 other riders, John took part in the Golden Horseshoe/Toronto West ride which raised over $20,000 for the cause.
Internships bridge the gap between academics and the real-world application of skills, and they provide Morrison Hershfield with the opportunity to introduce engineering students to the work we do each day. Every summer Morrison Hershfield looks forward to welcoming interns to help them with the practical aspects of their learning journey.