Stantec Inc was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act on March 23, 1984, as 131277 Canada Ltd. The Company changed its name from 131277 Canada Ltd. changed to Stanley Engineering Group Inc on August 15, 1984, and from Stanley Technology Group Inc. changed to Stantec Inc on October 28, 1998. The Company provides knowledge-based solutions in the area of infrastructure and facilities projects through value-added professional services, under fee-for-service agreements with clients. The Company offers services including planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. It provides service both in public and private sector. The Company operates in three business operating units including Buildings, Energy & Resources, and Infrastructure. The Company Buildings business operating unit consists of services in architecture, buildings engineering, project management, interior design, and functional planning for vertical infrastructure. It provides services to sectors including airports & aviation, commercial, education & institutional, healthcare, industrial buildings, and science & technology. The Energy & Resources business operating unit is composed of environmental services industrial engineering services, project management, and construction management services for private sector clients. It provides services to sectors including mining, oil & gas and power. The Infrastructure business operating unit is engaged in providing design and engineering services, and also provides project and construction management services. It provides services to sectors including community development, transportation, and water. The community development sector serves private sector clients, and the transportation and water sectors primarily serve public sector clients. The Company operates in three geographical regions including Canada, the United States, and International. The Company competes with other engineering, architecture, and other professional consulting firms. Its primary competitors are small- to medium-sized privately held regional firms in Canada and the United States. The Company is subject to a variety of regulations and standards.