I-9, r. 4 - Regulation respecting other terms and conditions for the issuance of permits by the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
28. By pairing a junior engineer with a sponsoring engineer, sponsorship seeks to achieve the following objectives:
(1) to facilitate the junior engineer’s integration into the practice of the profession by informing him of the rights and obligations inherent in the status of an engineer;
(2) to foster in the junior engineer the fundamental values of the profession: proficiency, responsibility, ethical conduct and social commitment.