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News Notice
January 5, 2023
Have Your Say On Climate Resilience Training
In February and March of 2023, the Manitoba Climate Resilience Training (MCRT) Project Team at Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba will be delivering updated and new courses that will help you enhance your professional practices to respond to climate changes, with an emphasis on mitigation, including greenhouse gas reduction. As the team looks to find and develop more courses, they are seeking your input. Complete this 5-minute MCRT Survey provided by Probe Research to have your say on which subjects would be most useful to you and whether you would prefer to have training delivered online, in person, or hybrid.

Arab Members Chapter 2023 Student Bursaries
The Arab Members Chapter of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is pleased to announce bursaries for engineering students in the province of Manitoba. A total of four (4) bursaries will be awarded. The deadline to submit the applications is January 12, 2023. For more information about the bursaries and to apply, please see our news story.

Volunteer Opportunities
Nominating Committee - Multiple Positions
The Nominating Committee assists Council in identifying election candidates for councillors for the upcoming election, replacing any vacancies on Council who meet the criteria for councillors as described in the Governance Policy. For the 2023 year, the committee is looking for four new members: three professional members, of which one needs to be a professional geoscientist; and one intern (engineering or geoscience). Interested members who have a well-connected network with other professional members, an understanding of governance, succession planning, board/Council functions, as well as experience in the field of Human Resources are encouraged to apply. For more information on this opportunity please see the call for volunteers.

Future City Competition - Multiple Volunteers Needed
The Future City Competition challenges students in grades 6, 7, and 8 across Canada to use the engineering design process to research, design, and build a model of city 100 years into the future. Students in this year's challenge are to design a zero-waste city and provide examples of how the city reuses waste resources to keep its residents safe and healthy. Volunteers are needed to serve as role models/mentors, as well as answer any questions and provide advice as students work through their build. If you are interested in volunteering for this opportunity or want more information, please visit the Engineer-in-Residence Program Future City Experience webpage or the call for volunteers.

EngGeoMB Mentorship Centre Open House and Ribbon Cutting - January 12, 2023
The Association invites you to our office at 870 Pembina Highway for the official opening of the new Mentorship Centre! From 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., you can stop by the building to network with other members, enjoy some drinks and snacks, and take a tour of our new Mentorship Centre on the second floor. With a variety of formal and informal meeting spaces, the centre is designed as a flexible space to meet and work. For more about the centre, the ribbon cutting, and information about our mentorship programs, please read our event listing.

2023 Curling Funspiel - January 18, 2023
Only two team spots available!
Join Association staff, members, and corporate partners for an afternoon of fun on the ice at the St. Vital Curling Club! After a filling lunch, your team will take to the ice to fight for top spot in this curling funspiel, where each team will play at least four two-end games. To register your team by tomorrow (Friday, January 6, 2023) please see our event listing for further information.

Stopping Workplace Sexual Harassment on Multi-Party Worksites - January 26, 2023
A panel consisting of James Blatz, P.Eng., FEC, Katie Moist, P.Eng., and Michael Turko, C.E.T., Eng.L., and facilitated by Lisa Stepnuk, EIT, will present practices successfully used to stop the sexual harassment of women engineering interns and professionals on multi-party (consultant, client, contractor) worksites. This event is intended to resource executives, managers, and team leaders with organizational and departmental strategies to stop workplace sexual harassment. For more information and to register, please see our event listing.