IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The safety and health of all remains a top priority for the EIC and we heed the recommendations and restrictions of public health agencies. After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EIC is pleased to announce that it will resume holding its annual awards Gala in person in 2023. Two installments of the Gala will be held on successive nights in April 2023 to allow presentation of the awards to the four cohorts of winners since 2020.
We will celebrate the 2020 and 2021 cohorts of award winners on Friday, 21 April 2023, while the 2022 and 2023 cohorts will be celebrated on Saturday, 22 April 2023.
Both 2023 EIC Gala events will be held at the HILTON LAC-LEAMY Hotel, located at 3 Casino Boulevard, Gatineau-Ottawa, QC. Each gala will be a formal ceremony, including a cocktail reception (@ 5:30 PM) followed by a sit-down 4-course dinner/banquet (@ 7:00 PM) during which the awards will be presented.
To see the lists of award winners to be recognised at these two events, simply click on the following links in the language of your choice:
EIC President Donna Jean Kilpatrick will be presenting the above-listed awards in person. We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us to help celebrate these truly exceptional and outstanding engineers.
2023 Gala – Details & Reservations
2023 Awards Nomination Process
Senior Awards of the EIC
The Sir John Kennedy Medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding services rendered to the engineering profession, or of noteworthy contributions to the science of engineering, or to the benefit of the Institute. Awarded once every two years.
The Julian C. Smith Medal recognizes achievement in the development of Canada. Up to two medals may be awarded each year.
The K.Y. Lo Medal recognizes significant engineering contributions at the international level. One medal may be awarded annually.
The John B. Stirling Medal is awarded for leadership and distinguished service at the national level within the Institute and/or its Member Societies, by members of these Societies. One medal may be awarded annually.
The Canadian Pacific Railway Medal recognizes many years of leadership and service by members of the Societies within the Institute at the regional, branch and section levels. Since 1990, one medal may be awarded annually.
Up to 20 members of EIC constituent societies are awarded EIC Fellowships by the Council of the Institute in recognition of their excellence in engineering and their services to the profession and to society.
Honorary Memberships are offered to non-members of the Institute and its Member Societies (including non-engineers) elected by the Council of the Institute for having achieved outstanding distinction through service to engineering and the profession of engineering in Canada.