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YPAC Advisor Meeting Update

On May 14, 2020, YPAC met with our advisors to ask what industry needed from our organization during this time and to kick off a two way dialogue between young professionals and senior leaders. We really enjoyed engaging in discussion about challenges in the industry.

We asked our advisors… Read More

On May 14, 2020, YPAC met with our advisors to ask what industry needed from our organization during this time and to kick off a two way dialogue between young professionals and senior leaders. We really enjoyed engaging in discussion about challenges in the industry.

We asked our advisors…

Event Recap

Amii Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

In case you missed it, on May 5 2020, the Young Pipeliner Association of Canada (YPAC) Edmonton Chapter hosted their first Webinar of the year by hosting Hossein Shahandeh from Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) for an informative speaker event. Hossein used case studies to present an overview of how… Read More

In case you missed it, on May 5 2020, the Young Pipeliner Association of Canada (YPAC) Edmonton Chapter hosted their first Webinar of the year by hosting Hossein Shahandeh from Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) for an informative speaker event. Hossein used case studies to present an overview of how…

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Keystone XL myths and facts:

As the Keystone XL project puts its shovels in the ground, we thought it would be prudent to revisit the myths and facts which have marred the project’s 10+ year development history.… Read More

As the Keystone XL project puts its shovels in the ground, we thought it would be prudent to revisit the myths and facts which have marred the project’s 10+ year development history.…

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Exploring the breadth of recent Keystone-XL decisions

A few weeks ago, we re-tweeted this article from BNN, where Alberta Premiere Jason Kenny justified his government’s actions to invest public funds to obtain an equity stake in the Keystone XL pipeline, and ultimately backstopping TC Energy’s construction of the project – going so far as to state… Read More

A few weeks ago, we re-tweeted this article from BNN, where Alberta Premiere Jason Kenny justified his government’s actions to invest public funds to obtain an equity stake in the Keystone XL pipeline, and ultimately backstopping TC Energy’s construction of the project – going so far as to state…

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YPAC Work From Home Roundup 4: Remote Visibility

YPAC recently attended an amazing webinar hosted by Angela Huser and Airtame.

Angela Huser is a career advancement coach for leaders and badasses and her session absolutely radiated that energy. Angela is committed to change management and coaching for companies and individuals – her mission in life is moving people.… Read More

YPAC recently attended an amazing webinar hosted by Angela Huser and Airtame.

Angela Huser is a career advancement coach for leaders and badasses and her session absolutely radiated that energy. Angela is committed to change management and coaching for companies and individuals – her mission in life is moving people.…

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YPAC Work From Home Roundup 3: Pipelines as an Essential Service and what that means for our global energy future

As we emerge out of week 5 of working from home, we’re taking some time to reflect on purpose.  At YPAC, our purpose is building the next generation of pipeliners.  Looking around, there is still a lot of uncertainty in the world, but we’re inspired by the fact that… Read More

As we emerge out of week 5 of working from home, we’re taking some time to reflect on purpose.  At YPAC, our purpose is building the next generation of pipeliners.  Looking around, there is still a lot of uncertainty in the world, but we’re inspired by the fact that…

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YPAC Work From Home Roundup 2: Staying Safe and Staying Sane

As we enter week four of working from home, and as we hear increasing reports that we have more weeks ahead us, we wanted to share insights from Tisha Schuller at Adamantine Energy

Tisha writes a great newsletter “Both of these things are true” (you can subscribe Read More

As we enter week four of working from home, and as we hear increasing reports that we have more weeks ahead us, we wanted to share insights from Tisha Schuller at Adamantine Energy

Tisha writes a great newsletter “Both of these things are true” (you can subscribe 

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YPAC’s Work From Home Week 1 Roundup: Pro-tips for success

2020 has shaped up to be a pretty wild ride so far, and COVID-19 is looking like it’s going to be a very interesting and lengthy chapter. Like many of you, your YPAC leadership team recently received the message to work from home. Now we’ve all done a day or… Read More

2020 has shaped up to be a pretty wild ride so far, and COVID-19 is looking like it’s going to be a very interesting and lengthy chapter. Like many of you, your YPAC leadership team recently received the message to work from home. Now we’ve all done a day or…

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COVID-19 Event Cancellations

YPAC is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, as well as our volunteers. With health and safety being a top priority for YPAC, we feel it is prudent to cancel our site visit event and to postpone our Vancouver event. All… Read More

YPAC is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, as well as our volunteers. With health and safety being a top priority for YPAC, we feel it is prudent to cancel our site visit event and to postpone our Vancouver event. All…

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YPAC wrap up of the CGA OIEC Calgary Conference

Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) and YPAC, Shubham Garg was invited to attend CGAs Operations, Engineering Integrity, and Construction (OEIC) conference in Calgary on February 26 and 27 (Day 2 and Day 3) in Calgary.  Shubham was one of three young pipeliners selected to attend… Read More

Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) and YPAC, Shubham Garg was invited to attend CGAs Operations, Engineering Integrity, and Construction (OEIC) conference in Calgary on February 26 and 27 (Day 2 and Day 3) in Calgary.  Shubham was one of three young pipeliners selected to attend…