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News Notice
February 1, 2024
Engineers Canada CEO Job Posting
Engineers Canada is recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer. They are looking for a strategic thinker who can inspire action and achieve results. For more information about the job posting, and to submit your application, please see the news story.

Nova Scotia Court Ruling Reinforces Right to Practice Legislation
In 2021 and 2022, Mark Connors, who is not a professional engineer, sealed documents with an engineering stamp and signed off on plans as an engineer. Engineers Nova Scotia issued Mr. Connors a cease-and-desist letter and notified the police. Following investigation by the police, Mr. Connors pled guilty to committing a single count of fraud under $5,000 between 2021 and 2022 in relation to work undertaken for two proponents, contrary to section 380(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada. For more information and to read the official court decision, please see the full news story.

Volunteer Opportunities
Competency-Based Assessors - Multiple Positions
EngGeoMB is seeking additional assessors to conduct a final review of an applicant's Competency-Based Assessment (CBA) report by providing their own ratings for each of the competencies and making a recommendation on the applicant's readiness for professional registration. We are seeking 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 all engineering and geoscience disciplines, but with a specific need in the following engineering disciplines: Civil (hydrology, water resources), Mechanical (HVAC), Biomedical, and Industrial. Please review the call for volunteers for full details.

Anti-Black Racism Training - February 8, 2024
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites you to join this two-hour online anti-Black racism training facilitated by Rainbow Diversity Institute, which is offered at the subsidized registration fee of $45 plus GST. Participants will explore racial power structures, racial hierarchies, and the role of colonialism in anti-Black racism in the past and present. For more information and to register, please see the event listing.

Member Engagement Session - Future By-law Changes - February 9, 2024
Council invites all members to participate in this open online engagement session discussing potential by-law changes for 2024. This engagement session will go over the By-law Change Process and potential changes will be presented for discussion and feedback. Alternatively, feedback or questions can be emailed to Danielle Unett at DUnett@EngGeoMB.ca. To register for this session, please see the event listing.

LEAD For Leaders: What's Microaggressions Got To Do With It? - February 21, 2024
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites members to join this exclusive three-hour follow-up training session to deepen their understanding of microaggressions and their impacts in the workplace, presented by certified mediators Delia Joseph and Karen Ridd. This interactive virtual session will take place on Zoom. For more information and to register, please see the event listing.