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News Notice
March 12, 2020
Statement on COVID-19
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is committed to the health and well-being of its employees, practitioners, and members of the public whom we serve. The Association has been closely monitoring updates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and other national and local entities in regard to COVID-19. Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is not yet cancelling or postponing member-facing events and activities, however contingency planning is underway. Precautionary measures to keep events safe is our upmost priority, and as new information is shared, we will update accordingly.
Looking Back Through Our Century: March 1959 to 1968
In March of 1959, then-Premier Duff Roblin told the Manitoba Legislature the government was prepared to build a 30-mile-long floodway around Winnipeg as soon as the necessary engineering and construction plans could be completed. To learn more, see the full news story.
Public Awareness Campaign - My Story
In late February, we launched the My Story campaign. The campaign was designed to connect with members and other Manitobans with engaging and real stories about engineers, by engineers. Several local engineers volunteered their time and told their personal stories on video, watch the videos at MyStory.EngGeoMB.ca. Share your own stories and add your voice to the campaign, using the hashtag #MyStoryEngGeoMB. To learn more, read the full news story.
Certificate of Authorization 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.
Ingenium Call for Abstracts
On October 14 and 15, 2020, Ingenium's Professional Development Seminars will take place. The Association welcomes abstracts for presentations and workshops on any topic related to engineering and geoscience and the professionals which practice in those fields. For more information, see the Call for Abstracts.
Volunteer Opportunities
CSA Group is recruiting professional members for a new Technical Committee (TC) and a Technical Subcommittee (TSC) to participate in the development of a new National Standard of Canada for a Management Standard for Stormwater Systems. They are looking for professional members with operations and maintenance experience of stormwater systems, as well as working with a management system (e.g. ISO9001, ISO14001 or similar). For more information, review the call for participation or email lynn.barber@csagroup.org for more information.
Upcoming Events
The Winnipeg Chapter of PEMAC (Plant Engineers and Maintenance Association of Canada) invites you to register for discussion, learning, and knowledge exchange on "Asset Integrity Management". For more information, visit the event page.
MCWESTT Speaker Series - March 26, 2020
Join the Manitoba Community of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades, and Technology (MCWESTT) for their speaker series presented by Jackie Gruber, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. For more information, visit the event page.
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.
Less than two weeks 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!