The Association was established on March 27, 1920 by The Engineering Profession Act to regulate the profession of engineering in Manitoba.
In 1998 the Manitoba Legislature expanded the association's mandate to regulate professional geoscientists in Manitoba with the The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act.
In 2015 the Association adopted the working name of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba while retaining the legal name of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba (APEGM).The purposes of the association are to:
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is the leader and a facilitator of the process that ensures excellence in engineering, geoscience and applied technology for the public of Manitoba.
To serve and protect the public interest by governing and advancing the practices of professional engineering and professional geoscience in accordance with The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act of Manitoba.