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News Notice
April 29, 2021

Advance Notice of Intent from the Government of Manitoba to Release RFP
Manitoba Central Services has issued a Notice of Intent on MERX of its intent to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) to prequalify suppliers for engineering and architectural services for a buying group of designated government departments, specific crown corporations, health organizations, and others. Organizations who complete the Advance Notice #EAS2 - 28228 before 2 p.m.on May 5, 2021, will receive notification of the RFP release.
Complimentary Professional Development Access
During National Engineering Month (NEM), NEM Ontario coordinated over 70 online zoom events designed for post-secondary students and professionals' lifelong learning. These included panel discussions, skill building workshops, and networking events. See what you missed by visiting the NEM Ontario YouTube Channel to access hours of complimentary professional development content on your own schedule.
Volunteer Opportunities
Competency Based Assessors - Multiple Positions
EngGeoMB is undergoing a Competency Based Assessment pilot which will eventually replace the time-based experience reporting currently completed by interns. Assessors are needed to join the pool of volunteers who will determine if applicants have progressed to a professional level of competency in their field of work experience. Members in good standing within the following disciplines are most needed: civil, electrical, computer, project management/construction management, and aerospace. For more information on this opportunity, see the call for volunteers.
Professional Development Opportunities
Spring Member Engagement Session - April 29, 2021
Forgot to sign up? There's still time to register! The Council of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites all practitioners to attend an online engagement session this evening. The purpose of this meeting is to report on the activities of Council with topics including notes from the past year, pandemic financial status, strategic priorities, and more. See the event listing to register.
Oral Communication for Engineering Professionals - May 17 - August 6, 2021
Did you know that The University of Winnipeg's English Language Program offers oral communication courses for professionals? Participants in this new course will learn oral communication, pronunciation, and writing skills to effectively communicate in a Canadian business environment using proper engineering terminology and grammar. For more information, visit The University of Winnipeg website.
Get to the Point! A Practical Writing Course for Technical Professionals - June 7 - 23, 2021
During this six-part live online version of the popular two-day technical writing course, attendees will learn techniques that apply to writing technical letters, reports, emails, and proposals. For more information and to register, see the event listing.
17th Annual Making Links Engineering Classic - June 17, 2021
General registration for the 17th Annual Making Links Engineering Classic at Quarry Oaks is now open! Spaces are limited! Book now to secure your preferred tee time. See the event listing for more information.

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