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The Association office will be closed on Friday, September 30, for Truth and Reconciliation Day.

News Notice
September 29, 2022
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - September 30, 2022
September 30 is a federal statutory holiday for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides an opportunity to recognize and reflect on the legacy of residential schools in Canada. The day opens the door to global conversation about all aspects of the schools and is an opportunity bring people together in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the experiences of Indigenous peoples. Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba will observe the day by closing its offices to provide staff with an opportunity to expand their understanding of the history of residential schools in addition to their lasting and devastating effects.

EngGeoMB Annual General Meeting - October 13, 2022
In accordance with By-law 13.4(a), the Council of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites all professional members and interns to the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association. The 2022 AGM will be held online and in-person at the RBC Convention Centre. To register, please see the event listing.

City of Winnipeg Process Changes for Permitting - October 5, 2022
The City of Winnipeg has scheduled a meeting to discussing the upcoming process changes for permitting, resulting from provincial legislation. The specific Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba meeting is 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. on October 5 via TEAMS. If this time does not work for some members, another general session will be open to all from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

The session will provide an overview on the following: Why is the permit process changing? What are the key changes? How will the city support industry through this change? Frequently asked questions, and feedback. To be provided with the meeting link, please email Info@EngGeoMB.ca.

Volunteer Opportunities
Keystone Professional Committee - Multiple Positions
The Keystone Professional Committee is responsible for the communication and release of information via the quarterly publication of The Keystone Professional. The committee is seeking members with a keen interest in pitching story ideas and writing articles about trends regarding innovation, current issues, or field-specific topics to join the group. Interested members who are passionate about communicating with others, who enjoy writing, and are detail-oriented are encouraged to submit their resume and interest to Diana Vander Aa, Volunteer Coordinator, at Volunteer@EngGeoMB.ca.

Professional Development Opportunities
Dealing with Micro-aggression and Conflict in the Workplace - October 1, 2022
Registration deadline for this subsidized course is midnight tonight (Thursday). Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites members to join this exclusive three-hour training session on dealing with micro-aggression and conflict in the workplace, presented by certified mediators Delia Joseph and Karen Ridd. This virtual session will take place on Zoom. This training isn't just about black and white issues: it's about acts (intentional and, more often than not, unintentional) that limit the ability of people from any marginalized group to flourish. When that happens they, and we all, occupy a world that is less than it could be. For a detailed description of this event and to register, please visit the event listing.

Ingenium Conference Registration Now Open - October 25 - 28, 2022
From your home, your office, or wherever in the world you may be, join your fellow Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba practitioners for the virtual 2022 Ingenium Conference! Gain valuable professional development hours and get involved with the Association without having to leave your desk. Duing the Professional Development Seminars, live virtual keynotes and interactive breakout sessions will explore current topics combined with the convenience of on-demand options for the ultimate in value and flexibility. For more details, check out the Ingenium website and register online today.

2022 Livable Cities Forum (LCF) - October 3, 2022
After an online Livable Cities Forum (LCF) in 2020, and a hiatus in 2021, Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) is looking to convene leaders and practitioners from across Canada around the topics of community resilience and emission reduction with a focus on equity and climate action this year. The program will explore social resilience, infrastructure, and net-zero communities through the lens of equity, inclusion, and diversity. To register for this event, please visit the event listing.