S.A. (Steve) Fediow

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As published in ALS News upon receiving his commission in 1994 and updated in 2005

Stephen Alexander Fediow was born in Montreal, Quebec in October 1958. He graduated from Richelieu Valley Regional High School in 1974, obtained a B.A. in Geography from the University of Calgary in 1981, and a Survey Diploma (honours) from SAIT in 1990. Stephen obtained a Masters of Engineering in Geomatics Engineering (M.Eng.) from the University of Calgary in 1995.

Articles were served under Stephen H. Nichol, ALS from May 1991 until receiving his commission on January 7, 1994. The topic of the technical report submitted as part of the qualifying examination was "Riparian Rights in Artificially Altered Environments."

Experience in the survey industry involved the Banff Cadastral Tie Program, irrigational canal right-of-way surveys, City of Calgary aerial mapping, Alberta Environment flood plane mapping, high precision survey control networks, and cadastral mapping. Stephen was employed with Matai Surveys Ltd. upon receiving his commission and later joined the City of Calgary.

Hobbies and other interests include hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, canoeing, and classical music.