CNIEA Annual Picnic



On Aug.21st 2016, CNIEA sixth annual picnic was held successfully with over 500 attendees, which broke the record being the highest in participation over the past 7 years.

Engineers and Architects gathered with their families and friends under the CNIEA umbrella in a friendly, social atmosphere at the Croatian Park in Mississauga Ontario.

The Park was vitalized with different activities hosted by the help of our generous sponsors; Hanan AlHasani (Real Estate agent), Adnan Bahnan (Co-operators Insurance), Mumby Insurance Broker and Zayouna Law Firm.

The picnic was joyful by the various activities offered for the kids including a bouncy castle, face painting, magician’s balloon’s sculpting, ice cream truck, and football playing field.

the attendance also enjoyed Ziad’s DJ’s beautiful Music.

As part of the event, cultural - historical and musical contests held for everybody to enjoy, awarded with gifts and prizes to the participants offered by CNIEA and our sponsor Hanan AlHasani.

Parking and beverages were free while the food was provided with reasonable prices from La Roche Restaurant.   

The event was a happy successful social gathering which empowered the connections and networking between the engineering & architecture community in Ontario and welcoming newcomers and Arab members introducing them to the network’s tasks and goal.


Alberta Chapter May 2016 Event




Alberta Chapter held its may event on Saturday May 21st, 2016 between 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at WINSTON HEIGHTS MOUNTVIEW COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION in Calgary. The event was successful and many topics were discussed including:

  • New members introduction and CNIEA introduction to new members
  • CNIEA new website and the new registration and payment policies - presented by Nabeel Salih
  • How to increase your chances to get a job in Canada - presented by Dr. George Gerges
  • Team building workshop - organized by Arif Hamad
  • Planning for the summer picnic in July 23, 2016 in Calgary - presented by Mohammed Sultan 

Members were very active during the different presentations with many questions.


May 14, 2016 Event - Ontario Chapter -



More than 20 architects attended the first official CNIEA Architects Meeting, and after introducing everyone’s professional background and welcoming the new members, participants’ started discussing the ways to get their skills into the Canadian market, and the steps to become a licensed architect, and the value of the interpretive soft skills besides the hard “enhancing the software acknowledgement and experience skills”, Resume, Portfolio, networking.. etc. also discussed forming study groups for the EXAC preparation.
Architects through the meeting already started exchanging information, useful links and study data.

Then our presenter Tim Corocoran from Molok North America Limited held a very nice informative presentation about a new way to manage and collect waste in public spaces like parks, schools, multi-residential developments and commercial plazas, in a more sustainable, aesthetic, odor-free and compactable user friendly way.

With the refreshments all engineers and architects gathered, networked and also discussed the ways finding the right path in Canada and which keys to use whom to contact."