The Quebec Bridge, Ste-Foy, Quebec – 1987 Both tragedy and triumph feature in the construction of the Quebec Bridge. This cantilever bridge which was designed and constructed by American and Canadian engineers was completed in 1917. Its central span was then the longest in the world.
Victoria Bridge, Montreal, Quebec Initially constructed in 1859 as the Tubular Bridge, the superstructure was replaced in 1898 to create the Jubilee Bridge which is still in operation for road and rail traffic. The St.-Lambert Diversion was added in the 1960′s as part of the St. Lawrence Seaway...
To record and preserve whatever tangibleevidence remains of the significant works of earlier generations of Civil Engineers and through suitable publications and publicity to make the general public and even engineers themselves, more aware of the importance of Civil Engineering in the historic development and welfare of Canada.
Parks Canada Award
In 1996, the Parks Canada Award was presented to the Society honouring the work of the Society ,through the National History Committee, in preserving and publicizing the heritage of Canada.
Pierre Berton History Award
In 2002, in recognition of the efforts of the CSCE National History Committee through their History Program, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering was awarded the prestigious Pierre Berton Award, presented annually by Canada’s National History Society to “an individual or organization that has helped popularize Canadian History and brought it to a wider audience”.Learn More