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January/February 2017

The official publication of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC), Innovation is circulated to over 26,000 BC-registered professional engineers and geoscientists, other professionals, industry and government representatives, educational institutions and the general public. Innovation is published six times per year on a bi-monthly basis. Innovation features articles relevant to professional engineers and geoscientists of all disciplines while showcasing the innovative work of EGBC members. In addition to providing information on EGBC programs, policies, news and regulatory matters, the journal highlights engineering and geoscience activities through feature articles written by members or freelance writers, and includes articles on business, legal and ethical issues affecting the professional practice of members.

In this issue:   Perspective – Self-Regulation: A Privilege, Not a Right; Perspective – Expanding the Context of the Code of Ethics; Positioning APEGBC and Its Members to Respond to Climate Change; Wastewater Goes Green: The Sechelt Water Resource Centre; Verifying the Past; Improving the Future: BC Geoscientists and Engineers Are Donating Their Time and Expertise to Projects around the World; Mercury Rising: By Improving the Economics of Artisanal Mining in Developing Countries, BC Engineers and Geoscientists Work Towards Reducing a Global Pollution Problem