To record and preserve whatever tangible

evidence 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.


Since 1983, the CSCE National History Committee has carried out an active program celebrating Canada’s rich Civil Engineering History and Heritage. The Committee is always looking for information on anything relevant to Canada’s Civil Engineering History and members of the Society and other visitors this Web Site are encouraged to contact the Committee to pass on any such items or to suggest possible Historic Sites for commemoration. Learn More


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”.

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