Logos, History and Linkages
The IEEE Canadian Foundation logo is similar to that used by IEEE Canada.
We use the same symbols to demonstrate our close relationship. The logo
represents the historical development of IEEE Canada.
It consists of the name placed between two symbols.
On the left is the emblem adopted by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers) at the time (1963) of the merger between the
AIEE (American Institute of Electrical Engineers - formed in
1884) and the IRE (Institute of Radio Engineers - formed in 1912)
and embodies aspects of those original logos. Please click here for more on the history of the IEEE and its
On the right is the "stylized maple leaf (symbol of Canada) in a triangle"
which was the logo adopted by the CSECE (Canadian Society of Electrical
and Computer Engineering). The CSECE was a constituent society of the
EIC (Engineering Institute of Canada).
The EIC is the national society in Canada which concentrates on
continuing education and technical professional development across all fields
of engineering, and delegates technical activities to its constituent
societies within the various fields of engineering. Please click here for more on the history of the EIC and its
Region 7 of the IEEE merged with CSECE in 1994 to form IEEE Canada. At that
time, IEEE Canada became the constituent society of the EIC as well as the
Canadian region of IEEE, and adopted an emblem embodying the parts of this
The IEEE Canadian Foundation Logo thus denotes the close relationship
between the IEEE, IEEE Canada, and the Engineering Institute of Canada.
history of the foundation