September 30 marks the first National
Day for Truth and Reconciliation
. The Association wishes to recognize and
raise awareness about the history and legacies of the residential school
system as part of our reconciliation journey. We wish to highlight the
actions of our staff, members, and companies who are working toward the same
goals and ask that you share your pictures of the ways you will be
commemorating the day with your family and/or staff. Send
us a picture
of your activities, wearing your orange shirt, and we will
post on the Association's social media pages to honour and remember the
experiences of survivors, communities, and families.
This year's virtual Ingenium conference, October 26-29, 2021, is bringing you
more content, interaction, flexibility, and mostly importantly - more value!
With no need to choose between topics or miss out on any sessions this year,
you get access to all the content for one flat fee. Registrants of Engineers
Geoscientists Manitoba also get a discount on the registration fee, getting
access to the Professional Development Seminars for just $100 (plus GST) -
that's less than $5 per session!
For more details, check out the Ingenium website
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba has developed a series of
online learning modules to help practitioners find more accessibile ways to
fulfil their ProDev requirements. Currently, there are two modules available
on professionalism and the Code of Ethics, with plans to add more modules in the future. Members have access to the Learning Modules through the
Quick Links after they log into their
This professional development seminar, hosted by the
Nigerian Members Chapter, focuses on understanding how the City of Winnipeg
processes the drinking water that comes through citizens' pipes as well as the
wastewater that gets sent back down the drain. Presenters from both the
City of Winnipeg's Water and Wastewater Department and the Nigerian
Members Chapter will be featured. For more information, please see the event
Facilitated by Dr. John Frye and Geoff Mikolayenko,
Administrator of Commercial Inspections, City of Winnipeg, this session covers
the City of Winnipeg Building Bylaw, Manitoba Building Code, and the Manitoba
Fire Code requirements that pertain to renovations and upgrading of existing
buildings in Winnipeg. The Richardson Report will also be reviewed, which can
be applied to the rehabilitation and change of use of some existing buildings.
Check out the event
for more information.
The Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise
(BRACE) Core Team invites all infrastructure practitioners to join us for our
live Ingenium panel discussion, "How Will Climate Change Affect Your Future
Practice?" from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on October 26, 2021. Hear from engineers
from both Manitoba and BC about how climate change has already impacted their
practice and the skills they have needed to utilize. See the news
for more information on BRACE and to learn what BRACE
will be offered this winter.