Contributing to a Community Playground for the Pacheedaht First Nation

J.E. Anderson & Associates recently contributed toward a new community playground and skate park for the Pacheedaht First Nation, in Port Renfrew. The community has a growing population of children and needs a safe structure for them to play on, especially since they don’t have a recreation centre. “These children are our future, and we need to create safe learning environments where the … [Read more...]

Supporting Career Education in Victoria

In April, Colin Grover, a BC Land Surveyor at J.E. Anderson’s Victoria office, represented the Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors at a Career Fair for School District 61. Held at SJ Willis Education Centre in Victoria, 1,500 students in Grades 9 through 12 attended the event. Many stopped to ask Grover about his profession. “It’s a great way to make our profession known to … [Read more...]

J.E. Anderson & Associates Proud Sponsor of Holiday Home Tour

In the spirit of giving, J.E. Anderson & Associates supported a fundraiser for Our Place Society, which provides meals, housing, education, and health and wellness services to the poor, disadvantaged and homeless in Greater Victoria.  J.E. Anderson helped through its Gold Sponsorship of the Holiday Home Tour at Bear Mountain Resort, held on Nov. 21, benefiting Our Place Society. The … [Read more...]

J.E. Anderson & Associates Supports Children’s Playground

J.E. Anderson & Associates is a proud sponsor of a fundraising concert, called Playfest for the Playground, raising funds to build a new playground at Glanford Middle School in Victoria. Staff, students and parents learned earlier this year that the school’s playground was unsafe and it was immediately demolished. The 420 students at the school miss having a playground, as do children … [Read more...]

JEA Supports Saanich Historical Artifacts Society

J.E. Anderson recently donated its services to the Vancouver Island Model Engineers and Saanich Historical Artifacts Society after being retained to provide sewage disposal consulting services and design work for their site at Heritage Acres in Saanichton. These were needed in order to provide additional facilities for both societies’ volunteers. “We were pleased to provide help within our … [Read more...]

J.E. Anderson Staff Mentor UBC Okanagan Engineers

A group of 4th-year UBC Okanagan Campus Civil Engineering students have been working on a final project, called their Capstone Project, with oversight from J.E. Anderson Partner Phil Buchanan, P.Eng at the Victoria office. In order to graduate, the students are required complete a project where they partner with industry for the entire school year to work on a real-life project. In this case, … [Read more...]

J.E. Anderson Assists University of Victoria Students

J.E. Anderson is proud to assist the new Civil Engineering Program at the University of Victoria. Staff at J.E. Anderson provided actual topographic data for students to use in their Civil 3D Course. The students will use this data to better understand the basics of drawing preparation, including generating surfaces, preparing plans and profile drawings, etc.  Furthermore, J.E. Anderson’s Ross … [Read more...]

JE Anderson Sponsors Consultant’s Invitational Fishing Derby

JE Anderson was a Gold sponsor at the 9th Annual Consultant’s Invitational Fishing Derby on July 26, 2014. Held at the Best Western Premier, Prestige Oceanfront Resort, the derby is hosted by the engineering community of Victoria to raise funds for the Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society and other local enhancement organizations. This year’s event raised a record $18,500, bringing total … [Read more...]

JEA Helped Feed The Hungry In Nanaimo

JEA Helped Feed The Hungry In Partnership With The Rotary Club of Nanaimo North When the Rotary Club of Nanaimo North started a monthly free breakfast program for the needy in June, 2012, J.E.A. was one of the first local businesses to step up to the plate to help the club get their project up and running.   One Saturday each month, the Rotarians serve a free full breakfast to those who need … [Read more...]

JEA Supports Citrus for Charity

Engineering Manager Jeff Tomlinson has been helping The Rotary Club of Nanaimo North reach its goals for its popular Citrus for Charity program this Christmas. Truckloads of oranges and grapefruits have been arriving from California and are available for sale and donation. Buy some for yourself or have the club deliver the fruit to a local charity of your choice. The Rotary Club of Nanaimo … [Read more...]