NEWS

2017
SEP 15, 2017
2016-17 CIPWIE Mentorship Program Report

The Committee for Increasing the Participation of Women in Engineering (CIPWIE) has released its 2016-17 CIPWIE Mentorship Program Report.

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AUG 31, 2017
Consultation on Manitoba's New Watershed Based Policy Framework

The Province of Manitoba is proposing a series of initiatives as part of a new watershed-based policy framework to streamline and coordinate provincial programs and initiatives in the geographic context of watersheds.

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SEP 01, 2017
Women in Manufacturing Survey

CME has launched a survey aimed at identifying the challenges women face in advancing their careers in manufacturing, the perception of manufacturing as a career option for women, and the barriers that impede women-led manufacturing firms.

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AUG 30, 2017
U of M students receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarship

Two University of Manitoba students have been awarded Canada's largest STEM scholarship, to aid their studies in the Faculties of Engineering and Science.

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AUG 28, 2017
Indigenous Housing Canada 2017 Ideas Competition - Call for Proposals

Designers and non-designers are encouraged to submit their proposals for the Indigenous Housing Canada 2017 Ideas Competition, to raise awareness of Indigenous Housing in Canada and improve opportunities available to design, deliver, and maintain housing for remote access Indigenous Canadians.

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AUG 23, 2017
Premier adds new face, new department in cabinet shuffle

Premier Brain Pallister announced changes to the provincial cabinet August 17, 2017. There is one new face, one new department, and major changes to another ministry.

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JUL 21, 2017
Government of Canada Board of Directors Opportunity

The Government of Canada is advertising for Director of its Export Development Canada (EDC) Board.

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JUL 13, 2017
Professional engineer announced as Canada's next Governor General

Quebec professional engineer, astronaut, pilot, and scholar, Ms. Julie Payette, OC, CQ, has been announced as Canada's next Governor General.

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JUN 29, 2017
Call for Presenters - Ontario Association of Architects

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) invite presenters to submit abstracts for their 'Bold By Design' Continuing Education Sessions in May 2018.

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JUN 09, 2017
Council Seeks Member Input on New By-Laws

Council is seeking input from members on two proposed By-Laws; By-Law 17 and By-Law 9.2.9.

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JUN 08, 2017
175th Anniversary of the Geological Survey of Canada

Canada’s oldest scientific agency, the Geological Survey of Canada, is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. In recognition, a social media initiative is underway to highlight geoscience and the history of the Geological Survey of Canada.

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JUN 01, 2017
Canadian Indigenous Self-Declaration

In order to achieve an increasing Indigenous membership, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba asks you to self-declare if you are of Indigenous ancestry.

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MAY 25, 2017
Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) Graduates Celebrated

The Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) is very proud to celebrate the successful achievements of eight Indigenous Engineering graduates this spring!

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MAY 25, 2017
New Domain - EngGeoMB.ca

The Association is in the process of migrating to a new Internet domain.

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MAY 11, 2017
University of Manitoba IDEA Program

The University of Manitoba Innovative Design for Engineering Applications (IDEA) Program is now accepting project submissions for the Mechanical and Biosystems final year engineering design courses in 2017-2018.

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APR 20, 2017
National Mineral Exploration Workforce Survey Launch

An important national HR survey of Canada’s mineral exploration sector has lunched on April 12. It is a joint initiative of the mining industry sector council (MiHR) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). Geoscientists Canada is involved on behalf of the profession through participation in the project’s Advisory Committee.

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APR 06, 2017
Access to Engineering Education in Manitoba

A report titled "Access to Engineering Education in the Province of Manitoba", produced by Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba's Engineering Education Task Group, is now available on the Association website.

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MAR 21, 2017
Groundwater Sustainability Assessment Approach: Guidance for Application

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) has posted Groundwater Sustainability Assessment Approach: Guidance for Application.

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MAR 14, 2017
Spaghetti Bridge Competition A Smashing Success

2017 marked yet another record year for the annual Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Spaghetti Bridge Competition, which was held last weekend at Kildonan Place Mall.

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MAR 14, 2017
Ingenium 2017 - Call for Abstracts

The Association invites members and non-members to submit abstracts for presentations at the 2017 Ingenium conference, under the theme of 'Change Management'. Chosen presentations will be featured at the Professional Development Seminars being held on October 19, 2017, an annual event attended by a cross-section of the engineering and geoscience community in Manitoba.

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MAR 02, 2017
National Engineering and Geoscience Month

March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month in Canada, the country’s largest celebration of engineering excellence.

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FEB 02, 2017
Professional Engineer Appointed by Government to U of M Board of Governors

Manitoba’s Lieutenant Governor of Council has appointed eleven new individuals to the twelve member positions it has authority to fill on the University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors, and has re-appointed one member.

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JAN 18, 2017
Association Launches New Diversity Employer Award

The Association is proud to announce a new award for the 2017 Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Awards, the Diversity Employer Award.

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JAN 16, 2017
Specified Scope of Practice License

The Association is implementing a new category of licensure called 'Specified Scope of Practice License'.

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2016
DEC 06, 2016
Engineers Canada Photo Contest

What does engineering greatness mean to you? Enter the Engineers Canada Photo Contest and share your photos of Canadian engineering at its best!

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NOV 17, 2016
Support for Bill C-243: The National Maternity Assistance Program Strategy Act

On October 26, 2016, Bill C-243: the development and implementation of a national maternity assistance program strategy and amendments to maternity benefits in Canada’s Employment Insurance Act, was voted in favour of being read a second time and was referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, for further consideration.

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NOV 17, 2016
Changes to Express Entry system will attract global talent to Canada

Canada’s universities welcome changes to the Express Entry system which will make it easier for international students, researchers, and academics to become permanent residents to Canada, and enhance our reputation as a welcoming and diverse nation.

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NOV 10, 2016
Call for Nominations for Engineers Canada Awards

Engineers Canada is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards.

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NOV 10, 2016
ENGAP students win Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards

The Faculty of Engineering’s Access Program (ENGAP) is thrilled to announce that Kyle Monkman, a 23 year old Metis engineering student has won the Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award (MAYAA) for the Senior Academic category, and Emma Gillespie, a 17 year old Metis engineering student from Selkirk has won the MAYAA for the Junior Academic category.

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NOV 10, 2016
Province Announces Support For Unlocking The Toolkit Girls Forum Series

The Manitoba government is partnering with school divisions and industry sectors to host a series of forums in Winnipeg, Beausejour and The Pas encouraging girls to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and other non-traditional skilled trades, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced on November 4.

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NOV 03, 2016
How an engineer heart patient invented the device that saved his own life

Born with Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder affecting the body’s connective tissue that can cause the aorta to stretch and rupture, Tal Goldsworthy, a British engineer, invented ExoVasc, a synthetic sleeve that reinforces the aortic artery, which has now been used in 81 patients in the UK and elsewhere.

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NOV 03, 2016
Ingenium Conference Another Success: Awards Presented, New President Sworn In

Ingenium, the Association's conference, was held October 25-28, 2016 at the Fort Garry Hotel. Themed on 'Great Expectations', the conference offered five different seminar tracks, giving attendees a wide variety of options and learning experiences.

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OCT 20, 2016
Digvir Jayas, P.Eng. FEC receives honorary degree

Distinguished Professor Digvir S. Jayas has been recognized by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in India. The university conferred a doctor of science degree on Jayas at its 37th Convocation on Oct. 15.

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OCT 20, 2016
Criminal record check process changes

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) — who handle the criminal record checks of federal government contractors — is retiring name-based record checks in favour of mandatory electronic fingerprinting. This means that contractors working in construction or real property activities in the federal government will have to be fingerprinted as part of the security screening process.

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OCT 20, 2016
First public review on proposed changes to the 2015 editions of Codes Canada

The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) would like to invite professional engineers — as important stakeholders in the development of the national model codes — to take part in the fall 2016 public review of proposed changes to the 2015 editions of Codes Canada publications.

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OCT 20, 2016
Did you know? - Council has a policy for careful spending and saving

It's right in the governance policy manual.

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OCT 13, 2016
Did you know? - How is the Nominating Committee Populated?

The Nominating Committee is a committee of Council, whose purpose is to ensure there is a sufficient slate of nominees for Council positions.

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OCT 13, 2016
Support for Bill C-243: The National Maternity Assistance Program Strategy Act

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is fully endorsing federal bill, Bill C-243: The National Maternity Assistance Program Strategy Act. Please click here for more information on Bill C-243 and how you can help support the Bill as it approaches debate in the House of Commons this month.

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OCT 13, 2016
New regulatory resources available online through Engineers Canada

Engineers Canada has added a case law catalogue and a guidelines catalogue to its website, making reference material easily available and searchable to engineering regulators, policy-makers, and stakeholders.

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OCT 07, 2016
Winnipeg engineer develops cheaper prosthetic for kids

A Winnipeg engineer has found a cheaper way to give youth amputees a hand-specifically, a controllable prosthetic that can open and close.

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OCT 06, 2016
Did you know? - By-Laws Re-write Project

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is almost 100 years-old. It began in 1920 and some of the by-laws date back to the beginning. The current by-law booklet has been likened to a "renovated house" – many additions have been put on over the years and now the old homestead is in such poor shape that it needs a "total makeover."

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SEP 29, 2016
Two new guidelines approved by Engineers Canada Qualifications Board

The Engineers Canada Qualifications Board has approved two new guidelines: the Guideline on Returning to Active Practice, and the Guideline on Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship for Professional Engineers.

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SEP 29, 2016
Did you know? - Government Relations Strategic Plan Approved

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba’s Government Relations Strategic Plan has been approved by Council.

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SEP 29, 2016
The President’s new email address

As part of Council’s continuing commitment to be accessible, open and transparent, a President’s email address (president@apegm.mb.ca) is now available.

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SEP 26, 2016
2016 Salary Survey Now Available

The 2016 Salary Survey is now available for your review.

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SEP 22, 2016
2016 Council Election and By-law Proposals

Candidate and By-law proposal information is now available for the upcoming membership vote to be held between October 6 - 19, 2016.

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SEP 15, 2016
The Ordre des ingénieurs pleads for a new Engineers Act

While participating today in the consultation on Bill 98, An Act to amend various legislation mainly with respect to admission to professions and the governance of the professional system, the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) pleaded for a major revision of the Engineers Act, which has remained virtually unchanged since its adoption in 1964.

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SEP 15, 2016
Did you know? - New Audit Committee

As a result of a resolution brought forward at last year’s AGM, a new Audit Committee has been formed. The Audit Committee has carried out the review of the draft audited financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2016, as well as a review of council related spending in its first few months. Everything was found to be in good order.

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SEP 08, 2016
Did you know? - By-Law 2016: How were they developed?

By-law proposals this year were developed with the assistance of members from various backgrounds.

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SEP 08, 2016
The Society of Women Engineers Launches Research Platform Focusing on the State of Women in Engineer

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has established itself as the primary resource for knowledge, information, and trends on women in engineering with the launch of its newest tool, research.swe.org.

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SEP 01, 2016
CNAM, CSCE announce partnership

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) and the Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) have announced a formal partnership between the two associations.

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SEP 01, 2016
Did you know? - Membership Fee Breakdown by Ends

How does your $380/year membership fee split over the Ends?

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AUG 31, 2016
Engineers Canada calls on federal government to convene a dialogue to modernize maternity leave

Engineers Canada today published an Issue Statement calling on the federal government to convene a national dialogue to modernize maternity and parental leave in order to best support Canadians and the country’s economic growth.

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AUG 31, 2016
Italy earthquake prompts questions about Canada’s seismic code

Following the earthquake that killed approximately 290 people and destroyed the historic centre of Amatrice and other medieval centres in central Italy last week, the authorities are asking questions.

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AUG 25, 2016
Two University of Manitoba students receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarship

Grant Legaree and Viktor Popp have been named the University of Manitoba’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.

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AUG 25, 2016
Did you know? - New Accounting System

Did you know that Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba has a new accounting system? Manager of Finance Ian Wiebe has implemented an upgrade for the 2016 – 2017 fiscal year. This will greatly improve the Association’s ability to track and report on budget items and overall financial goals.

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AUG 25, 2016
100+ Stakeholders meet to develop shared vision on future of engineering accreditation

On August 17-18, over 100 people from the engineering community attended Engineers Canada’s Forum on Accreditation in Toronto, ON in order to develop shared vision on future of engineering accreditation.

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AUG 18, 2016
Did you know? - What happens in a Council Meeting?

Did you know that the members of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba annually elect individuals to govern the professions on your behalf?

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AUG 11, 2016
Did you know? - Why bother with GR?

Why is it important for Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba to be at the legislature? Why bother with GR – government relations? If we aren’t talking with the ministers and MLAs, some other groups will. If we don’t take the opportunity, we miss out.

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AUG 11, 2016
Should engineering firms be regulated? APEGBC poses the question

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) is looking into whether it should be regulating corporate practice.

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AUG 04, 2016
Did you know?

Did you know that Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba members enjoy the lowest fee in Manitoba?

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AUG 04, 2016
EngScape launches successfully

A month after launch, EngScape, the new online labour market portal from Engineers Canada, has received over 9,000 visits from users in Canada, the United States, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

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JUL 28, 2016
The Frank Arnott Award Innovation Challenge

The Frank Arnott Award encourages solution-finding for one of the biggest challenges in the exploration industry: data integration and visualization of multi-disciplinary data. Candidates are invited to submit their entries, demonstrating a new way to improve exploration outcomes using data integration and visualization, by the end of 2016.

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JUL 14, 2016
Engineers Canada launches EngScape, online portal for engineering jobs

Engineers Canada has launched EngScape, an interactive online portal that addresses the labour market needs of the engineering profession in Canada.

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JUL 14, 2016
A “different” grad class to consider - ENG 7010 – The Engineering Design Process

The Faculty of Engineering is once again offering ENG 7010, a class that looks at design from a different perspective, in the spirit of Dr. Clive Dym’s observation: “design is bigger than technology”.

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JUL 07, 2016
Quebec doesn't trust engineers to regulate themselves

Provincial government places Quebec's order of engineers under trusteeship.

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JUL 07, 2016
The Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec continues its transition toward better governance

The Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) acknowledges the ministerial decision, issued not long after its new Board of Directors took office, to place the organization under temporary administration.

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JUL 07, 2016
Self-regulating professions must regulate in the public interest – or else

Tony Wilson - a franchising, licensing, and intellectual property lawyer at Boughton Law Corp. in Vancouver - urges that self-regulating professions must first and foremost regulate in the public interest.

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JUL 07, 2016
Engineering student recognized for service in Manitoba Legislative House

University of Manitoba engineering student Eric Schillberg was recognized by the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba on Tuesday, June 28, for his contribution to the House as assistant in the message room, page, and gallery attendant.

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JUN 30, 2016
Douglas Ruth elected President of the Canadian Academy of Engineering for 2016/2018

Douglas Ruth, PEng, PhD, FCAE was elected President of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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JUN 27, 2016
Forty-three new Fellows inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

President Douglas Ruth inducted 43 new Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Engineering on June 27, 2016.

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JUN 23, 2016
Hendrik Falck, P.Geo. President of Geoscientists Canada for 2016-2017

On June 4, 2016, at the 43rd Meeting of the Board of Directors of Geoscientists Canada in Calgary, Alberta, Hendrik Falck, P.Geo, FGC, took office as President 2016-2017, after serving a year as its President-Elect.

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JUN 23, 2016
UMSATS placed 2nd in the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge

The U of M Space Applications and Technology Society (UMSATS) represented the University of Manitoba in the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge at the David Florida Labs (Canadian Space Agency) and placed 2nd overall this year with their UMSATS T-SAT3.

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JUN 02, 2016
Gold Medal Student Award goes to André Marchildon

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba student member André Marchildon wins the Gold Medal Student Award at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala.

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JUN 02, 2016
Engineers Canada welcomes new president and Board directors

At its Annual General Meeting last week in Charlottetown, PE, Engineers Canada welcomed Chris D. Roney, FEC, P.Eng., BDS, UE, as its president for the 2016-2017 term.

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MAY 26, 2016
City of Winnipeg Bulletin - Requirements for Portable Classrooms

The City of Winnipeg has posted a new Information Bulletin on its website regarding the requirements for permits and design considerations for new and relocated portable classrooms.

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MAY 26, 2016
Special Meeting of Members

A letter from President Lesley McFarlane, P.Eng., regarding the Special Meeting of Members which took place on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

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MAY 25, 2016
Save 35% on online training from Environmental Careers Organization Canada

Until June 2, save 35% on all Environmental Careers Organization Canada online courses and on-demand webinars. No discount code required!

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MAY 19, 2016
Engineers Canada endorses Bill C-243

Engineers Canada has endorsed Bill C-243, a two-part private member’s bill tabled by Member of Parliament for Kingston and Islands, Mark Gerretsen.

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MAY 19, 2016
Standards Council of Canada recruiting volunteers to provide expertise

Become a global leader by joining the international standardization community, as many Standards Council of Canada (SSC) committees are actively recruiting new members.

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MAY 18, 2016
Manitoba’s 2016 Speech from the Throne

Manitoba’s 41st Provincial Government began its first day of session on Monday, May 16, 2016 with an inaugural speech from the throne by Lieutenant Governor Janice Filmon announcing the government’s vision and plans for the province.

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MAY 05, 2016
Association Booth Wins Award At Career Symposium

The Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Booth was chosen for a student-nominated award at this year's Rotary Career Symposium.

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MAY 02, 2016
Association Calls Special Meeting of Members

The Council of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites all members to a special meeting of the Association under By-Law 5.2.

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APR 29, 2016
City of Winnipeg Planning, Development, and Building Fees Changing June 1, 2016

On March 23, 2016 City Council adopted the results of a Comprehensive Fee Review that adjusts all fees charged for various permits and services. These changes (with the exception of commercial mechanical permit fees) come into effect on June 1, 2016.

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APR 21, 2016
Manitoba’s Provincial Election Results

Congratulations to all of the successful candidates of the April 19, 2016 Manitoba Provincial Election.

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APR 08, 2016
Engineers Canada Provides Highlights and Analysis of Federal Budget 2016

Following the tabling of the 2016 Budget, Engineers Canada’s 'Federal Budget Highlights and Analysis' provides information on the promises made in the budget that affect the engineering profession.

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MAR 21, 2016
Corporate Sponsors Sought For Canada Summer Games

Winnipeg will host the Canada Summer Games July 28 - August 13, 2017. A corporate sponsorship campaign has been launched, and is actively pursuing local organizations to get on board with the Games.

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MAR 01, 2016
Follow-Up Regarding Annual General Meeting

Two resolutions were put forward at the AGM in October 2015. Task Groups of Council have been created to evaluate, and recommend to Council, a response to each resolution.

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FEB 24, 2016
Mining Industry Waiting Longer For Permits

Over the past 10 years mining companies (and their engineering consultants) have had to wait longer to receive exploration permits, according to a Fraser Institute report.

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FEB 11, 2016
New Health and Dental Insurance Program Launched for Retired Engineers

Engineers Canada and Manulife have launched a new retiree health and dental insurance program, with three choices of coverage levels.

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JAN 29, 2016
New Canadian Building Codes have 400 changes

Engineers should prepare for 400 changes coming this spring in the 2015 versions of Canada’s National Building Code, National Fire Code, National Plumbing Code and National Energy Code for Buildings. All buildings will have to be designed for earthquake considerations, and cooling towers are now included in National Energy Code.

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JAN 20, 2016
Association Launches New Award In Honour of Judith Weiszmann

The Association is proud to announce a new award for the 2016 Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Awards, named after Judith Weiszmann, the first female engineer to be registered in the Province of Manitoba.

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JAN 20, 2016
Managing Transitions: Joint Resource Guide Published

A new joint guide which outlines best practices for managing parental leave in engineering and geoscience professions, has been published by Engineers Canada and Geoscientists Canada.

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JAN 20, 2016
Act Amendment Update - New Updated Act Now Available

The official, newly updated version of The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act is now available to the public on the Association's website.

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JAN 13, 2016
Interested Members Sought For India Members Chapter

Association members who are interested in joining the India Members Chapter are encouraged to attend a meeting about this new group.

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2015
DEC 04, 2015
National 30 by 30 progress report and Resource Guide now available

Engineers Canada has released a snapshot of national progress toward 30 by 30 as well as a guide that can assist regulators and other engineering stakeholders in their work towards the goal.

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DEC 04, 2015
Five Engineers Among The Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada

Five professional engineers were included among this year’s winners of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada Awards.

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NOV 12, 2015
Act Amendment Update - Law Passed

Bill 21, The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Amendment Act, received Royal Assent on Thursday, November 5, 2015 and is now officially law.

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NOV 05, 2015
National Membership Report Ranks Manitoba Top For Female Engineers

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba was highlighted for having the highest percentage of female newly licensed engineers across the provincial associations, in the recently-released Engineers Canada National Membership Report.

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NOV 05, 2015
Revised 2015 Accessibility Design Standards Now Available

The revised 2015 Accessibility Design Standards for City of Winnipeg built environments is now available on the Planning Property and Development website.

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OCT 22, 2015
Act Amendment Update - Third Reading

Bill 21 has progressed through the Report Stage and was moved to Concurrence and Third Reading on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. The Concurrence and Third Reading motion of Bill 21 was adopted and we are now waiting to find out the date it will be given Royal Assent and formally adopted into law.

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OCT 06, 2015
Geoscience for America's Critical Needs to Society

American Geoscience Institute (AGI) in the US has created a new version of its 'Geoscience for America’s Critical Needs to Society' document to coincide with the 2016 Presidential elections.

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SEP 24, 2015
APEGM Changes Its Name

Big News! The Association has officially changed its working name from The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba, commonly shortened to the acronym APEGM, to Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, effective this September, 2015.

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SEP 14, 2015
University of Manitoba Adds 18 Extra Seats in Engineering Program

The University of Manitoba will expand its engineering program to allow in 18 more students per year.

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SEP 10, 2015
Act Amendment Update

The Committee Hearing for Bill 21 took place on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Both written and oral submissions concerning the proposed Bill were presented at the hearing to be considered by the Standing Committee. Next, Bill 21 will be assigned a Report Stage date, at which time it will be considered by the Legislative House.

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SEP 03, 2015
Act Amendment Update - Standing Committee Stage

Following its second reading, Bill 21 has now been assigned a Standing Committee date where members of the public may present oral or written submissions regarding the proposed Bill amendments and a selected standing committee will examine each proposed change.

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JUL 08, 2015
Construction Canada: Designing Buildings for Climate Change

In response to the perceived risk of climate change on building design, the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee, (PIEVC), established by Engineers Canada, has been directing the completion of climate change vulnerability assessments on buildings, transportation, storm/waste water treatment/collection and water resource systems.

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JUL 02, 2015
Act Amendment Update

The Manitoba Legislative Assembly has officially risen as of Tuesday, June 30, 2015, putting the progress of Bill 21 on hold for the summer.

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JUN 25, 2015
Engineers Canada Releases Labour Market Report

Engineers Canada has released their report 'Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2025', forecasting more than 100,000 engineering job openings in Canada between now and 2025.

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JUN 23, 2015
Act Amendment Update

Following the first reading of Bill 21, the second reading took place on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

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JUN 08, 2015
New Fellows inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

President Pierre Lortie has inducted 50 new Fellows and a new Honorary Fellow into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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MAY 27, 2015
Act Amendment Update

The proposed changes to the Engineering & Geoscientific Professions Act of Manitoba have been introduced as Bill 21, and the first reading has taken place.

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MAY 27, 2015
Association Past President Digvir Jayas Appointed Engineers Canada President

University of Manitoba Vice-President (Research and International) and Association Past President Dr. Digvir Jayas, FCAE, FEIC, FEC, P.Eng., is appointed President of Engineers Canada for the 2015-2016 term.

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MAY 25, 2015
Engineers Canada: 2014 Year in Review

Engineers Canada has published its 2014 Year in Review annual report.

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MAY 22, 2015
Honouring Canada's Exceptional Engineers

Presenting the recipients of the 2015 Engineers Canada Awards, which highlight engineering excellence, as well as the contributions of Canadian engineers to their profession, their community and to the safety and well-being of Canadians.

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MAY 22, 2015
Engineering in Canada

The Globe and Mail has created a 9 article insert exploring the topic of Engineering in Canada, including articles on the impact of specialization and diversification in the profession, and the benefits of co-op programs for both students and employers.

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APR 23, 2015
Better Labour Market Information Good for All

The federal government has announced their Economic Action Plan 2015, which includes several items of importance to the engineering profession.

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APR 20, 2015
Federal Disaster Mitigation Program Represents Step in the Right Direction

The federal government has outlined further details of the National Disaster Mitigation Program, aimed at keeping Canadians safe in the face of extreme weather.

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APR 15, 2015
CSA Review Finds Room for Improvement in Mining Issuers’ Investor Presentations

Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have released a Staff Notice, summarizing the findings of the Principal Mining Jurisdictions' review of mining issuers' investor presentations, and outlining the CSA's expectations for website disclosure by mining issuers.

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APR 09, 2015
APEGM Launches App

The APEGM App is now available to download for iOS and Android!

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MAR 31, 2015
Professional Engineer Hired As Winnipeg's New CAO

Doug McNeil, P.Eng., is officially the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the City of Winnipeg.

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2014
DEC 29, 2014
Proposed Act Change

The Association is seeking amendments to the Engineering & Geoscientific Professions Act of Manitoba. You are invited to learn more about the proposed changes at upcoming information sessions to be hosted at the Association offices - 870 Pembina Hwy.

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DEC 01, 2014
New Benefits For Members

Engineers Canada has partnered with UPS to offer a broad range of services for the transportation of packages and freight for engineering professionals.

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OCT 15, 2014
Elliot Lake Inquiry Final Report

The Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) have issued a news release regarding recommendations they put forward to strengthen regulation of the engineering profession in Ontario, that have been endorsed in the final report of the Commissioner of the Elliot Lake Inquiry.

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SEP 30, 2014
2014 Salary Survey Now Available

The 2014 Salary Survey is now available for your review. This survey provides the latest information on salaries and benefits provided to engineers and geoscientists working in Manitoba.

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SEP 01, 2014
ProDev Reporting Guide

All practicing members of the association should have received hard copies of the new APEGM ProDev Guide in the mail. This guide should make it easier to understand the parameters of the APEGM Professional Development Reporting Program.

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SEP 01, 2014
Adoption of National Energy Code in Manitoba

New regulations for energy efficiency in the construction of large buildings will come into effect on December 1, 2014 with the adoption of the National Energy Code for Buildings 2011 (NECB) as the Manitoba Energy Code for Buildings (MECB).

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