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News Notice
March 14, 2024
National Engineering Month: Engineering in Manitoba - A History of Firsts
Although Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba was officially founded in 1920, engineering has long been practiced within the prairie province. From Indigenous peoples since time immemorial, to the first women engineers, to the first trails blazed, the first buildings constructed, and the first bridges built: Manitoba history is filled with engineering firsts. To read the full article and for more information about National Engineering Month, please see the news story.

Certificate of Authorization Renewals - Now Open
Certificate of Authorizations are currently renewing for the period of May 1, 2024, to April 30, 2025. Renewal notices have been mailed out to the listed authorized designates. All companies who hold a Certificate of Authorization must submit their renewal payment by April 30, 2024. If the company is no longer providing engineering and/or geoscience services within the province of Manitoba, please complete and return the cancellation form. Renewal payments can be made online by credit card or submitting a cheque by mail.

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Volunteer Opportunity
Investigation Committee
The Investigation Committee is considered a committee of Council and is made up of registered professionals from all disciplines who review complaints made about the conduct of members in a timely manner and makes recommendations for discipline based on the severity of the offense. The committee additionally provides guidance to membership on standards of professional practice. The committee is currently looking for a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) working in the area of structural engineering to join the committee. For full details about this position, please review the full call for volunteers.

Upcoming Events
Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week (PEGW) - Children's Activities - March 17, 2024
Join us at Kildonan Place to mark the start of the 2024 Provincial Engineering & Geoscience Week (PEGW) with fun activities to engage the next generation of engineers and geoscientists! Children's activities running on Sunday afternoon provide kids of all ages a chance to have some fun; from building structures out of gumdrops, to digging for cool rocks and building a working circuit, there's something for everyone. All activities are free to attend, but parents and guardians are kindly reminded that they may not leave their children unattended at this event. For more information, please see the event listing.

Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week (PEGW) - Spaghetti Bridge Competition - March 21, 2024
The annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition, in support of Harvest Manitoba, returns with a virtual breaking day on Thursday, March 21. K-Grade 12 students compete to build the strongest bridge truss using just pasta and white or wood glue. Join us online starting at 10:00 a.m. to watch as we test their trusses to destruction! The Zoom link will be available closer to the event. For more information about the spaghetti smashing event, please see the event listing.

Problem Solving Anti-Harassment Practices and Policies for Remote Site Work - March 18, 2024
Following important discussions to stop workplace harassment on multi-party sites, participants have requested further discussions around best practices to prevent harassment and increase safety for remote site work. Join the Manitoba 2030 Coalition and lawyers Jennifer Sokal and Allie Moar for a solutions-oriented discussion of actual remote work scenarios, the challenges, possible solutions, and the legal liability for managers and employers. For more information and to register, please see the event listing.