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News Notice
June 8, 2023
2023 Volunteer Appreciation Night
Join the Association for our Volunteer Appreciation Event at FortWhyte Alive. Throughout the evening of June 20, 2023, you can try your accuracy at hatchet throwing, learn more about critters by dip netting on the boardwalk, go on a scavenger hunt while strolling the grounds, or relax by the fire while you enjoy a mix of toppings to create a truly custom bannock creation at the Bannock Bar! Tickets are now available for all practitioners to buy online for the subsidized price of $20 plus GST each ($65 value). For more information and to purchase your ticket for this event, please see the event listing.

CBHCC Seeking Input on Policy Considerations in the National Model Codes
The Canadian Board for Harmonized Construction Codes (CBHCC) is seeking input from stakeholders, experts, code users, and the general public on the wave two draft policy recommendations for developing and implementing greenhouse gas emissions provisions in the National Model Codes before finalizing the policy framework. For more information, please see the news story.

Practitioner Survey Results
EngGeoMB extends its gratitude to everyone who participated in the 2023 Practitioner Survey for helping us improve our processes and services. A winner was identified for the optional practitioner survey draw. Given that it was an anonymous survey, we are not publicizing their name, however, they have been contacted and will be receiving the gift card of their choice.

Upcoming Events
International Women in Engineering Day Panel, Dinner, and Networking - June 22, 2023
In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day, join Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba members to hear from Ethel Fernandez, P.Eng., Kiera Young, P.Eng., Maria Neufeld, P.Eng., and Katie Moist, P.Eng. Dinner will be provided with networking to follow. For more information about this event, please see the event listing.

Indigenous Canada Online Course
As professional engineers and geoscientists working on Treaty One Territory, it is critical to be aware of the contemporary issues and histories that continue to impact Indigenous populations today. The Indigenous Canada Online Course is complimentary and is offered through the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta provides Indigenous viewpoints and critical perspectives while placing emphasis on national and local Indigenous-settler relations. To register for this course and for more information, please see the event listing.

Engineering and Geoscience Education Foundation (EGEF) AGM - June 14, 2023
At the EGEF's annual general meeting, meet the volunteers who keep the engine running, make a donation to become a member, and vote. On June 14, 2023, the EGEF will be presenting its financial statements, annual report, revised policies, and other items for ratification. Afterwards, beverages and light refreshments will be available free of charge. For more information about this event, please see the event listing.