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News Notice
April 28, 2022

Spring Member Engagement Session
The Council of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites all practitioners to an online engagement session on May 17, 2022. The purpose of this meeting is to report on the activities of Council with topics including report from the President, Act Amendment and By-laws, Governance Review, Admissions, and more. For more information and to register, see the event listing.
Certificate of Authorization Renewals - April 30, 2022
If you have not already renewed the Certificate of Authorization held by your company to provide engineering or geoscience services in Manitoba, please do so before the certificate expiration date of April 30, 2022. Renewal notices were mailed out to listed authorized designates in early March. All companies who hold a Certificate of Authorization must submit a renewal payment or complete a canellation form. Renewal payments can be made online by credit card, or by contacting the Association office.

Student Achievement Award
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba are proud to announce a new award category for 2022, intended to recognize an undergraduate engineering or geoscience student or group of students who have shown excellence in, and/or major contributions to, the concept/design of a groundbreaking engineering or geoscience project/thesis. Nominations will be considered for their innovation, impact, complexity, and feasibility, and the winner will receive a $1000 cash prize along with the 2022 Student Achievement Award, to be presented at the EngGeoMB Awards Event in October 2022. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 6, 2022. For more information, please visit the event listing.

Canada-Manitoba Job Grant is NOW OPEN!
Through Labour Market Development Transfer Agreements, the federal government transfers funds to all of the provinces and territories to help them deliver programs to develop their labour force. The Job Grant is a Manitoba program that is funded under one of these Transfer Agreements. For more information, please visit the Government of Manitoba's website.

Professional Development Opportunities

As part of the Association's strategic commitment to achieve Council policy End 5: Practitioners Reflect the Diversity of the Public, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is launching support co-working sessions for women and gender-diverse interns. Co-working sessions are simply dedicated timeslots to keep up with the report submissions required to progress toward licensure alongside other interns. Think of them as study groups for getting your professional status. For more information, please visit the event listing.

Join EngGeoMB's Director of Professional Standards, Mike Gregoire, P.Eng., FEC, for this in-person lunch 'n' learn session exploring the topic of professionalism. Intended to deepen learning and provide a forum for group discussion, all attendees are required to have completed the online learning module 'Introduction to Professionalism' prior to this event. This event is offered free of charge for those who wish to bring their own lunch (coffee and soft drinks available). For those who prefer to have their lunch provided, there is an optional lunch offerd for $13 plus GST when booked before noon on Tuesday, May 17. Please visit the event page for more information.

This course is a foundational training on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) to help individuals develop competencies in inclusive behaviours and emotional intelligence. EDI in engineering and geoscience means fostering professional environments and relationships that welcome and advocate for diversity among professionals and enable all professionals to contribute to their full potential without barriers or discriminations. Learn more about this course, please visit the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia website.

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