Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Our staff get involved in a wide variety of community activities, and we offer donations to support them.

Kerr Wood Leidal is, above all, a professional engineering organization, and we are proud to contribute to our professional communities. Our teams are led by some of the most respected professionals in our industry, and we actively participate in the organizations that advance knowledge and standards.

We encourage our staff to join the organizations that are relevant to their professional specialties, and to submit papers, make presentations and/or take leadership positions. KWL people are involved at board and presidential levels of various organizations, including:

  • Association of Canadian Consulting Engineers (ACEC)
  • Association of Consulting Engineering Companies BC (ACEC-BC)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC)
  • Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)
  • British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA)
  • British Columbia Water and Waste Association (BCWWA)
  • Canadian Dam Association (CDA)
  • Canadian Groundwater Association (CGWA)
  • Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA)
  • Clean Energy Association of BC (Clean Energy BC formerly IPPBC)
  • Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Some of the charities, student and community groups we have supported over the past few years include:

  • BCWWA Student Design Competition
  • UBC Steel Bridge Regional and International Competition
  • Ride for Refuge
  • Young Life
  • Squamish Nation Lacrosse Camp
  • Bike to Work Week
  • Links to Friendship Golf Tournament
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Ride to Conquer Cancer
  • UBC Concrete Canoe
  • Coldest Night of the Year
  • Aboriginal Engineering Co-op Conference
  • Starfish Backpack