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  • Updates from Sarah Vandaiyar, Stella Cunha, and Tran Mah-Paulson for YPAC, along with YPPE (Europe), YPP USA, and YPF (Australia) You can read the full Pipelines International Summer 2019 edition here: https://www.pipelinesinternational.com/magazines/summer-2019/

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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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  • Mohammad Pourmohammadbagher, from YPAC’s Edmonton Chapter, shares his perspective  On June 4th, the Edmonton YPAC Chapter welcomed the leadership team of TYTEC Engineering to the University of Alberta Faculty Club to share their experience of leading a company in the Alberta Pipeline sector with YPAC members. Ziad Araji, President of TYTEC Engineering, and his colleagues Paul […]

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  • YPAC President, Sarah Vandaiyar (currently on secondment with CEPA) recently represented Young Pipeliners at the event in Montreal Shared from: https://www.aboutpipelines.com/en/blog/pipeline-dialogue-one-of-the-ways-cepa-listens-to-different-perspectives/ Canada’s transmission pipelines connect Canadians to safe and responsible energy. Because our members reach such a broad and inclusive geography with pipelines spanning 118, 000 kilometres in Canada, we feel it’s important to listen […]

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  • Authored By Tran Mah-Paulson The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) was formed in 2012 as an independent non-profit led by Young Pipeliners, generally those who are under 35 years old or have less than 10 years of experience either working or interested in the pipeline industry. The organization has been supported by pipeline industry […]

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  • Last year, YPAC sponsored an engineering design team through Queen’s University’s TEAM Program.  YPAC wanted to extend our congratulations and thanks to the individuals who prepared the resulting pipeline crossing methodology selection tool and report. Working with educational institutions in Eastern Canada provides a great medium for allowing all Canadians to develop an understanding of […]

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  • YPAC Advisor and Co-Founder Tran Mah-Paulson, who recently won a YPP Achievement Award, chatted to Pipelines International about his journey as a young pipeliner In his interview, Tran explains that strong peer networks were fundamental in creating success for him. “By getting involved with these groups [YPAC/YPP], both as a member and in a leadership […]

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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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  • Zaida Rojas, YPAC Outreach Coordinator, Kevin Tsang, YPAC Advisor and co-founder, and Nancy Manchak, Edmonton Chapter Chair, share their learnings For Zaida Rojas, Banff was a great opportunity to learn and get engaged: 3 key takeaways from 2019 Banff Pipeline Workshop * The next incident is likely already in your data * ILI technology is moving forward to the […]

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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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