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How Queen's engineering students helped prepare Canada for The Great War
How Queen's engineering students helped prepare Canada for The Great War

The 5th Field Company Canadian Engineers made a significant contribution to the war effort in the summer of 1914. Some 150 Queen's engineers designed and built a staging camp at Valcartier, Quebec to accommodate and prepare more than 30,000 soldiers for deployment to Europe. Thanks to the foresight of one Queen's engineering professor, Queen's was equipped and prepared to help when war broke out in Europe. It was a first among universities in Canada.

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Scale-model testing hosted at Coastal Engineering Lab
Scale-model testing hosted at Coastal Engineering Lab

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) officials, industry representatives and researchers from Ryerson University gathered at Queen’s to study water levels, velocities, and structural vibrations under different operation modes of the proposed powerhouse and tailrace tunnel.

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