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The RAIC is embarking on an ambitious continuing education program in 2019. We are issuing a call for instructors and subject matter experts (SME) for the following RAIC continuing education offerings (2019): Cross-country Workshops Project Management for Architects – Montreal, Victoria, Winnipeg, Fredericton, and Toronto Contracts – A Practical Approach (RAIC Documents Six and Nine, CCDC2, CCDC5a+b, CCDC15, CCDC30) – Locations TBD...  >>
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has partnered with The Personal—one of Canada’s leading group insurance companies for over 40 years—to provide members with preferred group rates on home and auto insurance that are not available to the general public. Choosing the best for you The RAIC chose The Personal for their excellent reputation, long-term commitment to their customers, and the benefits they can offer to members. In...  >>
Members are hereby invited to nominate candidates to stand for election for the positions of Regional Director for Ontario North, East and Nunavut, British Columbia/Yukon, and Québec. The term of office is three years, beginning January 1, 2019. The Board of Directors of RAIC is composed as follows: President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Immediate Past President, seven (7) Regional Directors elected from the various geographic...  >>
The Canadian Red Cross is recruiting for casual construction delegates, shelter and settlement delegates, and water, sanitation and hygiene delegates for its international roster, all roles where an architect’s skills are needed. The skills of an architect can be put to various uses in humanitarian responses, from supporting reconstruction efforts after a natural disaster or for those displaced by conflict, to working with local communities to...  >>
OTTAWA, September 11, 2018 — The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) will unveil a beautiful new design for the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture during the 2018 awards ceremony on Thursday in Winnipeg. “We are very pleased to share the new medal for architecture named for the Governor General of Canada,” says RAIC President Michael Cox. “The medal has been refreshed and redesigned. It reflects our history and the contemporary...  >>
Architects are invited to submit projects for the RAIC’s prestigious awards program. They may enter their work or nominate a colleague or leader in the profession to be recognized for contributions to the built environment. The ten awards honour a wide range of achievements in the architectural profession. Awards of Excellence Architectural Firm Award Emerging Architectural Practice Award Prix du XXe Siècle Young Architect Award...  >>
Next year’s Festival of Architecture takes place in Toronto, October 26-30, with a theme of “The Future of Architecture.” Stay tuned to RAIC communications for more details as they become available.   >>
OTTAWA, September 5, 2018 – In a departure from tradition, the architects behind some of Canada’s best new buildings and spaces are coming to Winnipeg for an awards ceremony at Government House and to share their award-winning projects at a special public event. On September 13, the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba will host an awards ceremony for the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture and the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape...  >>
Registration is now open for the 2018 edition of POP // CAN // CRIT: The Business of Architecture in Canada! This year’s event will take place in Vancouver, BC on Friday, October 19.   NEW THIS YEAR! POP // CAN // CRIT is excited to announce that PCC2018 will be happening both in-person in Vancouver and as a live-streaming webinar across the country! All attendees will also be eligible to receive continuing education credits through the Royal...  >>
OTTAWA, August 9, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) will hold a national forum in Vancouver on August 21 to explore challenges, opportunities, and new directions for architecture in British Columbia and Canada. This special event takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at UBC Robson Square Theatre, 800 Robson Street. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The session is open to RAIC members, non-members, members of the...  >>