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News Notice
December 2, 2021
Engineers Canada Envisioning Exercise Survey
Engineers Canada is conducting an Envisioning Exercise Survey to proactively identify trends and changes that are likely to impact the engineering profession and its regulation, and to prepare for unprecedented change and challenges in the future of engineering. Responses will by anonymized and collated to inform further work. Submissions are accepted until 11:59 pm PT on January 3, 2022. Further information about the exercise can be found on the Engineers Canada website.
Electrical Engineering Student Honoured with Women in Tech Scholarship
Rittal Systems has presented one of the Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) 2021 Women in Tech Scholarships to Aliya Dube at the University of Manitoba. The annual scholarships, which Rittal launched with EFC in 2019, aim to recognize and empower women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read the full article about Aliya and the other scholarship winner on the Canadian Consulting Engineer's website.
Annex D of CSA A23.3 Design of Concrete Structures Now Mandatory
The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) made a significant change to the standard A23.3:19 as it relates to the installation and inspection of anchors (fasteners) installed in hardened concrete (generally described as post-construction installed anchors). Annex D: Anchorage, is now a mandatory part of the standard and will come into full effect when the new National Building Code comes out at the end of this year. For more information about the CSA changes, visit the news story on our website.
Professional Development Opportunities

Climate Change and Indigenous Communities (A BRACE and MCRT Course) - December 8, 2021
This is the fifth Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE)/Manitoba Climate Resilience Training (MCRT) course in the nine-course Foundational and Infrastructure path specifically recommended for infrastructure professionals. Hosted by the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg, this event will examine climate risks and impacts on Indigenous communities, as well as discuss how climate change is defined across cultures. Check out the event listing for more information and to register online.
Co-Working Sessions for Interns Who Are Women and Gender-Diverse - December 9, 2021
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba has launched support co-working sessions for interns who are women and gender-diverse to keep up with the report submission requirements to progress toward licensure. Registration is open for the remaining 2021 session in December, with more sessions planned every second Thursday in early 2022. To learn more about the co-working sessions and what is expected of participants, please review the event calendar for full details on upcoming 2021-2022 sessions.
Resume Writing and Job Hunting for Engineers in Manitoba - December 16, 2021
Please join the Arab Members Chapter for a workshop about building a distinguished resume that will stand out to employers. This workshop is facilitated by the Chapter's Vice Chair, Samir Hammad, P.Eng. To sign up for this workshop, please see the event listing.
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