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News Notice
December 3, 2020
Looking Back Through Our Century: December 2008
In December 2008, Manitoba Hydro Place welcomed its first employees. It was the first LEED Platinum office tower in Canada and among the most efficient office towers in North America. To learn more about Manitoba Hydro's head office, see the news story.
Practice Note - Safeguarding Intellectual Property
Concern has been raised to the attention of the Investigation Committee regarding the use of designs or design elements by engineering firms who did not create them. The practice note will outline the concept of copyright and the less-familiar moral rights in engineering design and discuss the importance of establishing contractual terms to address these matters between designers and clients. To learn more, see the news story.
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
On December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, we remember and continue to mourn the 14 women who were murdered at the Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal in 1989. See the event listing for more information and how you can show your support virtually.
2021 Renewals Available Online
Less than a month left to renew! Log in to your online profile to renew for the 2021 year. Further information about the renewal process can be found on our website.
Volunteer Opportunities
Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba) - Public Representatives Needed
CPHR Manitoba, the certifying body in Manitoba for the national Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, is currently looking for public representatives to sit on their Complaints and Investigation Committee. The Complaints and Investigation Committee exists to hear and investigate complaints, attempts to resolve them informally, and make decisions as to whether there is a breach of the CPHR Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct and may result in a referral to the Discipline Committee. For more information on this opportunity, review the full terms of reference. If you are interested in putting your name forward to volunteer for this opportunity, please contact Diana Vander Aa. Individuals may be asked to submit a short bio for consideration.
Professional Development Opportunities
World Tunnel Day 2020 - December 4, 2020
The Tunnelling Association of Canada is excited to announce a special event to celebrate World Tunnel Day 2020. To mark the Feast Day of St. Barbara, a 24-hour online meet-up of global tunnellers has been arranged. Join over 30 countries from around the globe for presentations, discussions, and social events. See the event listing for more information.
The events of 2020 brought us lessons, challenges, and opportunities. Join the Nigerian Members Chapter for a timely discussion with engineers who will provide information and guidance based on their understanding of the current climate and their individual experiences. For more information, visit the event listing.
Hosted by the Ethio-Eritrean Members Chapter, this professional development webinar will provide a high-level overview of the key facts about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), its current status, and discusses concerns raised by downstream countries. For more information and to register, visit the event listing.
Looking for more online training opportunities? Click here to access a full listing of training delivered online.