June 29, 2023
Engineering and Geoscience: Engaging Us All to Evolve
The Association thanks everyone who took the time to respond to the recent member survey. We received 979
responses, which represents about 12% of our membership and registrants. Overall, your
responses indicated that professions in which all registrants and members experience
respect, dignity, and fair access to opportunity, and where quality standards are
upheld, is important to the whole membership.
For more information about the survey results and the upcoming consultation sessions, please see the
Did You Know?
A person cannot call themselves an engineer in Manitoba unless they are a member of EngGeoMB?
The Engineering & Geoscientific Professions Act is the law in Manitoba restricting
the use of the words engineer, engineering, geoscientist, and geoscience.
See Section 58 of
Even if a person has graduated from an engineering school or university,
they cannot use the title engineer on a LinkedIn profile, web page, business
card, or in any form, unless first registering with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
This is the law in every province of Canada.
Equity in Professional Regulation: Consultation Sessions
- July 2023
In July, the Association is hosting 90-minute consultation sessions to explore and
prioritize actions that can be taken to ensure the expectation for respect and
equitable access to opportunity is upheld.
These sessions include an
Able-bodied, Heterosexual, White Man Consultation Session on
July 10, 2023
July 17, 2023
, and a
2SLGBTQQIA+ Consultation Session on
July 12, 2023
For more information about these sessions, please see the overall consultation session
You can additionally
register your interest
for a future Person of Colour Consultation Session.
Zero Carbon Building Standards Workshops
- July 17, 2023
These workshop webinars, hosted by Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC), will review
important foundational knowledge for low-carbon buildings, with an emphasis on the
latest versions of CAGBC's Zero Carbon Building standards. The requirements for both
new and existing buildings will be addressed.
For more information about this event, please see the
Innovation Through Systems Thinking
- July 26, 2023
Real design challenges are shifting from building things to building systems;
not another house, but designing a whole smart city; not another power plant,
but a whole smart grid. In this course, attendees will study a formal approach
to innovation based on systems thinking. This process involves taking a more
holistic view of a problem and considering how all the system parts interact.
For more information and to
register for this course, please see the