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News Notice
March 5, 2020
Looking Back Through Our Century: March 1995
Since 1995, the Spaghetti Bridge Competition has attracted thousands of students around the province to put their engineering skills to the test. This week, as we celebrate 25 years of the competition during Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week(PEGW), we are well on our way to breaking $200,000 in support of Winnipeg Harvest. The competition wraps up on Saturday, March 7 at Kildonan Place. To learn more, see the full news story.
Certificate of Authorizations Renewals Are Now Open
Certificate of Authorizations are currently renewing for the period May 1, 2020, to April 30, 2021. Renewal notices have been mailed out to the listed authorized designates. All companies who hold a Certificate of Authorization must submit their renewal payment by April 3 or complete a cancellation form. Renewals can be made online.
Girl Power Campaign
In recognition of International Women's Day 2020, the Association is launching its Girl Power campaign to students in grade 9 and up throughout the province. Help us share this initiative by directing the high school students in your life to the Girl Power campaign website to solve an equation for a free t-shirt. For more information, see the full news story.
Plan 2050: Winnipeg Metropolitan Regional Growth Management and Development Plan Seeks Your Input
The Winnipeg Metropolitan Regional (WMR) is comprised of eighteen municipalities centered around Manitoba's capital. The WMR is committed to build better communities, increasing the competitive advantage, and ensuring resources are used in the best way possible. To learn more and provide your input, see the full news story.
National Engineering and Geoscience Month
The month of March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month. Help inspire the next generation of engineers and geoscientists by helping highlight the role that engineers and geoscientists play in society and the diversity of voices, experiences, and interests that compose the engineering and geoscience professions. To find out how you can participate, see the full news story.
Volunteer Opportunities
St. James-Assiniboia School Division Science Fair - Multiple Positions
Judges are needed for the 54th annual Divisional Science Fair on Wednesday, April 8 at George Waters Middle School. To register as a judge, complete the registration form.
Upcoming Events
Centennial Give Back - Canadian Blood Services: Project Donate - March 1-31, 2020
As part of our Centennial Celebrations and in recognition of March being Professional Engineering and Geoscience Month, Canadian Blood Services is partnering with the engineering sector in Manitoba, to roll up their sleeves to save a life. Encourage your coworkers to donate with you and Canadian Blood Services will provide LifeBus transportation. To learn how you can get involved, see the event page.
PEGW - Children's Activities - March 8, 2020
Drop by Kildonan Place this Sunday with your budding engineers or geoscientists during Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week (PEGW) for a chance to have some science fun; from building structures out of gumdrops, to bridging a raging river using straws, and even digging for cool minerals and building a working circuit, there's something for everyone. For more information event page.
IEEE Winnipeg Section Women in Engineering Networking - March 23, 2020
Join IEEE Winnipeg Section Women in Engineering for a casual evening of networking and conversation with other engineers who are women. For more information, visit the event page.
100th Anniversary Celebration Open House - March 27, 2020
Join staff and members at an Open House in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba. Pop in to see us on your lunchbreak or on your way home! Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, see the event page.
Centennial Recognition Gala - April 4, 2020
Just a little over two weeks left to get your tickets to our ALL-INCLUSIVE event! You won't want to miss this event!
Join us for this once in a lifetime event to celebrate the history of engineering regulation in our province over the last 100 years. Featuring highlights from the past 100 years, an evening of unforgettable entertainment, special Centennial showcase, Bob McDonald from CBC's Quirks and Quarks as our Master of Ceremonies, dance with the Big City All Star Band, and much more! Get your tickets now!