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  • On June 18, Cabinet approved the TransMountain Expansion Project YPAC is encouraged by the federal government’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and calls on federal leaders to ensure that the regulatory process does not constrain Canada’s ability to retain top talent to carry Canada to a low-carbon future. The Young Pipeliners Association […]

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  • Nancy Manchak, Edmonton Chapter Chair, testifies about the impact of the oil tanker moratorium on young pipeliners. Read her full statement here! My name is Nancy Manchak, and I am a Professional Engineer working in the Canadian pipeline sector.  I am also the Edmonton Chapter Chair of a non-profit called the Young Pipeliners Association of […]

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  • On Tuesday, April 9th, YPAC spoke to the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources about Bill C-69. YPAC encourages members to learn more about Bill C-69.  Want to learn more about how energy policy impacts you?  YPAC is hosting an Energy Policy 101 event on April 29.  Read Sarah’s full statement below. […]

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  • Oil and natural gas provide opportunities and challenges for young professionals looking to grow, make a difference.  https://context.capp.ca/interviews/2019/video_sarah-vandaiyar Sarah Vandaiyar is a pipeline engineer with TransCanada. She recently spoke with CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) about working in the industry.,  She says Canada’s oil and natural gas industry offers tremendous opportunities and challenges for […]

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  • On Feb 1-2, 2019, YPAC co-founder, Kevin Tsang, presented at the 11th annual Queen’s University Oil and Gas Speaker Series. This two day conference hosts speakers, recruiters, and Queen’s University alumni from across the world, sharing their experience, insight and knowledge of the oil and gas industry. Also presenting on topics in the pipeline industry alongside Kevin Tsang […]

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  • YPAC is excited to announce that we are starting a dedicated University of Calgary Student’s Chapter!  Student volunteers are working towards improving outreach by: Increasing event accessibility Delivering content that with a student perspective Connecting students to the industry in meaningful ways Stay tuned for our first event!

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  • Are you looking to get more involved in the pipeline industry in 2019? YPAC has opportunities to volunteer with the Banff Pipeline Workshop that is taking place from April 8-11, 2019! Please email sarah.vandaiyar@ypacanada.com for more info. More information available: https://www.banffpipelineworkshop.com/. The program includes both working groups and tutorials.  As a volunteer, you’ll have opportunities […]

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  • We believe that the young pipeliner has a unique story to share – one that can shape Canada’s future!  YPAC wants to ensure that Young Pipeliners have a role in policy making and that their voice is heard.  That’s why we met with federal stakeholders in November.  A link to what we shared with government officials […]

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  • Exceptional Young Pipeliner: Amanda Kapronczai At YPAC, we support and encourage young pipeliners to achieve great things in their careers and make a positive impact in the Canadian energy pipeline sector. Because we have so many amazing members, we are launching our new “Exceptional Young Pipeliners” feature that will highlight individuals who are making valuable […]

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  • Calgary, Alberta – 19 April 2018 The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) represents the future leaders, engineers, scientists, and builders of the Canadian energy industry, and we are deeply concerned about the ambiguity and uncertainty of the approvals process for energy infrastructure projects in Canada and the interference with regulatory decisions, both which undermine […]

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