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News Notice
November 17, 2022
Renewals Now Open
The 2023 renewal period for Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is now open. Log in to your online profile to view your 2023 renewal notice and to renew online. Further information about the renewal process can be found on our website.

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 mentorship website for more information and the application form to register.

Violence Against Women in Engineering Event
Held in honor of the Montreal massacre victims, join the the University of Manitoba Space Applications and Technology Society (UMSATS) on Tuesday, November 29, to hear from speakers on the current risks to and future of women in engineering. Networking to follow. All proceeds from this event will be donated to a local women's charity. Please see the Eventbrite listing to purchase tickets.

City of Winnipeg's Permit Process Changed to Align with Provincial Requirements in Bill 37 and Bill 38
Beginning on November 15, 2022, the City of Winnipeg's permit process changed to align with Provincial requirements in Bills 37 and 38. Before applying for building permits, applicants will need to ensure they have obtained prerequisite approvals, where required, for their project. For information on prerequisite approvals, the application process, and FAQs, visit the City of Winnipeg's Development and Building Permits website.

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.

Competency-Based Assessors - Multiple Positions
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is seeking additional professional members to join the growing group of CBA assessors. This opportunity is ideal for someone who wants to give back to their profession but may be unable to commit to monthly meetings due to work commitments, travel restrictions, childcare, etc. Professional members who are working in a supervisory capacity and are receiving remuneration on a full-time or regular basis (greater than 300 hours per calendar year) in the following engineering disciplines are encouraged to apply: Electrical/Transmissions, Electrical/Hardware, Mechanical/Aerospace, Mechanical/Manufacturing, Mechanical/Manufacturing/Project Management, Civil/Transportation/Rail Design, and Civil/Geotechnical. Please see the full call for volunteers for more details.

Professional Development Opportunities
Creating a Positive Professional Image - November 29, 2022
To make sure other people's perception of you is what you intend it to be, you must understand what you can influence and control, and what you cannot. Join Lisa Moretto from RGI International for this virtual session hosted by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) to explore how to create a positive and professional image for yourself. For more information and to register for the event, please see the event listing.

Building Code: Mezzanines and Interconnected Floor Spaces - December 15, 2022
This session will provide you with an understanding of the application of Subsection 3.2.8. Mezzanines and Openings through Floor Assemblies of the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBC) to buildings regulated by Part 3 of the Code. To register for this event, please click the event listing for more information.