Hacken is one of approximately 4200 corporations licensed to practice engineering in Alberta. See APEGA’s searchable list of Permit Holders.
In the province of Alberta, engineering can only be practiced with a license from APEGA. This is covered in Alberta’s Engineering and Geosciences Professions Act (PDF), Part 1, 2(1).
One of the requirements of a Permit to Practice is that a company designate a Responsible Member for each area of practice.
At Hacken, I am the Professional Engineer responsible for the practice of software engineering.