News - Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba

NEWS

2018
AUG 13, 2018
Survey Seeks Mining Professionals

Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, is seeking professional geologists, engineers, and environmental scientists working in the mining industry, to provide input on a Career Path Mapping Survey.

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AUG 13, 2018
CIPWIE Mentorship Program - Call for Female Protegees and Mentors

The Committee for Increasing the Participation of Women in Engineering (CIPWIE) is currently recruiting female interns (Protegees) and professional members (Mentors)for the 2018-19 CIPWIE Mentorship Program.

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JUL 12, 2018
Notice to Practitioners - Disciplinary Hearings

The purpose of this notice is to remind members how the disciplinary process works. The process is detailed in Part 10 (Sections 29 to 55) of the Act and By-law 15 of the Association’s by-laws.

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JUL 10, 2018
Notice to Practitioners - Annual General Meeting

See this Notice to Practitioners for information about the 2018 Annual General Meeting, as well as nominations for election to Council, which should be received by September 6, 2018.

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JUL 05, 2018
University of Manitoba Civil Engineering Class of 1968 Reunion

Did you or someone you know graduate from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba in Civil Engineering in 1968? The organizing committee is looking to gauge the level of interest in attending a reunion this fall, to mark the 50th anniversary of graduation.

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JUL 05, 2018
Geoscience and Canada – Understanding our Earth: The vital role of Canada’s geoscientists

Geoscientists Canada is pleased to announce the release of “Geoscience and Canada – Understanding our Earth: The vital role of Canada’s geoscientists”. This informative booklet highlights the rich geoscience resources of Canada and the vital contributions of geoscientists to Canadian society.

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JUN 29, 2018
The Accessibility Standard for Customer Service

The Association reminds all private, small municipalities, and non-profit organizations that they must comply with The Accessibility Standard for Customer Service, which is now law in Manitoba, by November 1, 2018.

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JUN 28, 2018
Canadian Archives of Women in STEM Launches

On June 18, 2018, the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists – Education and Research Institute (INWES–ERI) and Library and Archives Canada launched the Canadian Archives of Women in STEM at the University of Ottawa.

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JUN 27, 2018
Showcasing Female Engineers for INWED 2018

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba and CIPWIE marked International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) by showcasing some of Manitoba's most prominent women in the field.

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JUN 25, 2018
By-law Review Committee Seeks Member Input

The By-law Review Committee is seeking member input on the draft wording of the new By-law 4.2.6: Finance Committee.

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JUN 07, 2018
INWED 2018: Celebrating the Achievements of Women in Engineering

Saturday, June 23, 2018, is International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to women in this exciting industry.

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JUN 06, 2018
Applications Now Open for Sons & Daughters Bursary

The Sons & Daughters Bursary is open to sons and daughters of Association members in good standing, who are enrolled in 1st year engineering or geoscience studies at any CEAB recognized university or college. Applications are accepted from June 1 until September 1.

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MAY 28, 2018
Local Transportation Engineer Honoured with National Award

Winnipeg transportation engineer, Jeannette Montufar, P.Eng., was presented with Engineers Canada's Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession at a ceremony in Saskatoon on Thursday, May 24.

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MAY 23, 2018
Association Holds Fourth Annual MLA Reception

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba held its fourth annual MLA Reception providing a platform for Association members to build positive relationships with government officials, and discuss matters relating to the engineering and geoscientific professions.

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MAY 22, 2018
By-law Review Committee Seeks Member Input

The By-law Review Committee is seeking member input on the draft wording of the proposed changes to By-law 13 and By-law 15.

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MAY 09, 2018
Vehicle Technology Centre Inc. Accepting Letters of Interest to its OEM-Supplier Development Program

The Vehicle Technology Centre Inc. (VTC) is accepting letters of interest to its OEM-Supplier Development Program, from Manitoba manufacturers undertaking technology development projects supporting heavy vehicle manufacturing in Manitoba.

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MAY 03, 2018
UofM IDEA Program Now Accepting Project Submissions

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 2018-2019. The program works with industry partners to provide groups of students an opportunity to apply their engineering education in a final-year engineering design course, commonly referred to as a Capstone Design course.

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MAY 03, 2018
“Engineering Changes Lives” - Doubling the Number of Women Entering Engineering by 2030

Over 100 government officials, engineers, and educators were in attendance for a panel discussion exploring the culprits that steer girls away from STEM and nudge women out of the engineering profession, which took place on Monday, April 30, 2018.

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APR 05, 2018
Association Seeks Input on Centennial Celebrations

Give us your thoughts on projects and activities to mark our upcoming 100 year anniversary and you could win a $100 Best Buy gift card!

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APR 05, 2018
Applications Now Open for ICAN-WISE Undergraduate Research Award

The ICAN-WISE Scholarship began in the Prairie region of Canada in 2014 in order to help female undergraduate students develop mentoring relationships with women STEM academics. Each year, students are invited to select a mentor of their choice and apply for this scholarship worth $6,000 to embark on a summer of natural sciences research.

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MAR 29, 2018
Abstracts Sought for Association's Annual Conference

The Association is seeking abstracts for presentations at this year's annual conference, Ingenium, taking place on October 18, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted by April 27, 2018.

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MAR 19, 2018
University of Manitoba Aero Team Flying High

A team of mechanical engineering students from the University of Manitoba is flying high after winning the international SAE Aero Design competition.

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MAR 14, 2018
Spaghetti Bridge Competition Smashes Bridges and Records

2018 marked a record year for the annual Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Spaghetti Bridge Competition, with 904 students building 453 trusses which were tested to breaking point during the event, which partnered with Winnipeg Harvest.

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FEB 26, 2018
Grand Opening of Expanded Association Office

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba officially marked the opening of their expanded office with a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by an open house.

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FEB 13, 2018
Geoscientists Canada Names New CEO

Geoscientists Canada has announced that Andrea Waldie, P.Geo., FGC, will take over as Chief Executive Officer of Geoscientists Canada on the retirement of the current CEO, Oliver Bonham, P.Geo., FGC, on March 1, 2018.

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FEB 08, 2018
Lake Winnipeg Basin Program - Call for Letters of Intent

Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) Lake Winnipeg Basin Program (LWBP) provides funding for targeted, outcome-focused actions in the key freshwater priority areas of Nutrient Reduction, Collaborative Governance, and Indigenous Engagement.

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FEB 08, 2018
Support Services List Now Available Online

Are you experiencing job loss or some other event that has created stress in your life? The Association now has a comprehensive list of Support Services listed on its website, as a reference to help you through stressful events affecting yourself,your worklife, and your personal life.

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FEB 07, 2018
Canadian Blood Services Seeks Engineering Firms For Project Donate

Canadian Blood Services is asking engineering firms to roll up their sleeves to save a life by participating in Project Donate this March.

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FEB 01, 2018
Association Expands Office Space

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba has expanded its office space at 870 Pembina Highway, to include more private workspaces and four additional meeting rooms. Everyone is welcome to visit the newly-expanded office during the Open House on February 23.

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FEB 01, 2018
Feedback Sought for Return to Active Practice Guideline

The Association is seeking feedback on the newly developed Return to Active Practice Guideline.

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FEB 18, 2018
Resources for Future Generations 2018 Abstract Deadline Extended

Resources for Future Generations 2018 Abstract Deadline has been extended to February 12, 2018.

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JAN 18, 2018
"Engineering Changes Lives" Celebration Huge Success

A celebration to launch the “Engineering Changes Lives” initiative, which aims to achieve the goal that 30% of newly licensed engineers in Manitoba are women by the year 2030, attracted over 120 attendees.

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JAN 05, 2018
INTRAW Scenarios: The World of Raw Materials in 2050

The INTRAW project consortium is pleased to announce the release of a new brochure presenting three scenarios for the world of raw materials in 2050: “Unlimited Trade”, “Sustainability Alliance” and “National Walls”.

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