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The Association office will be closed on Friday, November 11, for Remembrance Day.

News Notice
November 10, 2022
Mentorship Program: Registration Now Open for 2023
Last year, the Association piloted a new mentorship program that is open to members and practitioners at different stages in their professional development. 2023 Registration is now open to interns (EIT/GIT), professional engineers, professional geoscientists, specified scope of practice licensees, and senior members registered in good standing with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba. Please see the website for more information and the application form to register.

Geoscientists Canada Offering Complimentary Geocommunication Course
Through Geoscientists Canada, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba has acquired a professional development opportunity which allows all our registrants FREE access to Geologize's critically acclaimed course 'Practical Geocommunication' - a US$450 per person value. As the course is on-demand, you can sign up now and start at any point that suits you. The geocommunications training helps geoscientists and engineers become more effective and powerful public ambassadors for geoscience. Read our news story for more information and to register.

Ruth Eden Memorial Scholarship to Benefit Female Identifying Engineering Students
The Province of Manitoba, with the support of the Eden family, will be establishing a $60,000 memorial scholarship fund at the University of Manitoba in memory of Ruth Eden to support female-identifying students studying civil engineering. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Doyle Piwniuk announced the scholarship on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at the Price Faculty of Engineering. For more information about the scholarship, please read the University of Manitoba news story.

Volunteer Opportunities
Manitoba Climate Resilience Training Working Group (MCRT) - Multiple Positions
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba was successful in receiving funding from the Manitoba Government for climate change training and is now looking for volunteers from a variety of sectors, such as biosystems, geoscience, buildings, and transportation; experience in greenhouse gas reduction activities, methods, or technologies to join the MCRT Working Group. The MCRT working group is tasked to update the BRACE/MCRT 1.0 training courses in adaptation and then plans to develop and deliver new courses to address mitigation. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the working group, please review the call for volunteers or submit a pdf of your resume to Volunteer@EngGeoMB.ca.

Central Canada Mineral Exploration Convention - Multiple Positions
The Central Canada Mineral Exploration Convention is taking place November 14 and 15 at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, Winnipeg, and is looking for various volunteers to assist with registration, exhibitor setup, usher, greeter, and AV assistant. Volunteers will receive complimentary registration to the full conference with a minimum four-hour shift. Please contact the Convention Administrator at Coordinator@ccme-convention.ca for more information.

Professional Development Opportunities
Competency Based Assessment (CBA) Virtual Session - November 29, 2022
Competency Based Assessment (CBA) is conducted to determine whether applicants have progressed to a professional level of competency in their field during their engineering or geoscience work experience. This virtual information session will provide an overview of CBA and may be of interest to prospective applicants, new graduates, current interns, and anyone interested in learning about the CBA process. Find more information and register via the event listing.

2022 Central Canada Mineral Exploration Convention (CCMEC) - November 14 - November 15, 2022
CCMEC 2022 is taking place on November 14 - 15, 2022. The convention focusses on bringing investment to and showcasing the mineral exploration and mining sector of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and northwestern Ontario. The two-day event will bring forth all stakeholders in the mineral exploration and mining industry in central Canada including investment firms, exploration and mining companies, Indigenous groups, Government officials, prospectors, ESG organizations, suppliers, and academic institutions, while showcasing innovation and advancement in the sector. See our event listing for more information.