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News Notice
June 6, 2024
The Seventh Annual MLA Reception
On Thursday, May 16, 2024, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba hosted its seventh annual MLA Reception in Winnipeg. This event provided an excellent opportunity for numerous insightful dialogues about the engineering and geoscientific professions. The annual MLA Reception is a cornerstone event for the members of the Association, including the Council, past presidents, and committee members. For more information about the reception, please read the full news story.

2024 Volunteer Appreciation Night
On Wednesday, June 5, 2024, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba celebrated Association volunteers at The Manitoba Museum Planetarium for our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. Attendees gathered for refreshments and networking before watching the Manitoba Skies Planetarium show. For more information about the event, please see our news story. EngGeoMB would like to thank all Association volunteers for their hard work and dedication this year.

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Family Legacy Bursary Draw
EngGeoMB is now accepting applications for the 2024 Family Legacy Bursary Draw. Five bursary prizes are given to the children of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba members. Applicants must be enrolled full time in first-year engineering or geoscience studies. The application deadline is September 1, 2024. For eligibility criteria and how to apply, please see the application form.

2024 Draft By-law Proposals
After engagement with membership, through open engagement sessions and third-party focus groups, and review by the By-law Review Committee, legal counsel for the Association has drafted the following by-law changes and requests feedback from the membership. To read the draft wording, please see the news story.

Engineers Canada Awards David Ennis, P.Eng., FEC, the Meritorious Service Award for Professional Service
Nominated by their peers and colleagues, the Engineers Canada Awards recognize the exceptional work and achievements of leaders in engineering. Through entrepreneurship, engineering education, research, community involvement, and the advancement of women in engineering, these recipients are igniting change for a better world. This year, the Meritorious Service Award for Professional Service was awarded to David Ennis. For more information, please see the Engineers Canada awards page.

Upcoming Events
Wine and Cheese Event and Presentation to the Our Future Campaign Stars - Wednesday, June 12, 2024
The Indigenous Chapter of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba will be hosting a wine and cheese event along with a presentation of posters to the campaign stars of the Our Future campaign. This is an opportunity for Indigenous and non-Indigenous affiliate members to gather and see the progress of the Campaign. For more information and to register, please see the event listing.

June Council Meeting - Thursday, June 13, 2024
Council invites professional members, interns, students, and any resident of the province of Manitoba to come and observe the June Council meeting. For more information and to register, please see the full event listing.

Bike to Work Week 2024
This year, Bike to Work Week runs from June 9 - 15. Join Dillon Consulting at their pit stop on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, on the corner of Bison and Pembina by the University of Manitoba to celebrate. Whether you ride for recreation, fitness, transportation, sport, or just for fun, if you enjoy riding a bike, Bike Week is for you! For more information, see the Bike Week Winnipeg website.

Geologize Practical Geocommunication Courses
Join Geologize and register for courses that teach current, critically acclaimed communication skills for geoscientists. Courses include: Practical Geocommunication 3.0, Geoscience Outreach in Schools, Practical Geocommunication and Hydrocarbons, and more. For more information on the courses and to register, please see the news story.