Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie


  • The Bob Spence and Mel Brown Memorial Scholarships

    August 12, 2020

    The NAPEG Education Foundation is offering scholarships valued at $2000 to students from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut pursuing education in the fields of engineering or geoscience.  Both scholarships are named in memory of past NAPEG members who were extremely active in the association. The Bob Spence Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005. Bob was a Founding Member of NAPEG, Past President, Past Executive Director, friend of many, and a strong advocate for professionalism and high ethical standards. The Mel Brown Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002. Mel was a Founding Member and a Life Member of NAPEG. He also…

  • Notification of Public Review – CSA S500 Thermosyphon foundations for buildings in permafrost regions

    July 13, 2020

    The S500 draft on Thermosyphon foundations for buildings in permafrost regions is now available for Public Review. This is the 2nd edition of this Standard. The objective of this Standard is to provide requirements for all life-cycle phases of thermosyphon foundations for new buildings on permafrost, including site characterization, design, installation, and commissioning phases as well as for monitoring and maintenance phases. This Standard is meant to ensure the long-term performance of thermosyphon-supported foundation systems under changing environmental conditions. Don’t forget you need to register in order to have access to the draft document and be able to comment. The close…

  • NAPEG Education Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Studies

    July 13, 2020

    The Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (NAPEG) Education Foundation may award up to two scholarships per year in the amount of seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500.00) each. The purpose is to provide financial assistance to Northwest Territories or Nunavut resident member engineers and geoscientists who are furthering their studies in engineering or geoscience. Terms of Reference and Application Form Applications must be received by the Secretary-Treasurer by the 15th of August. The application should be addressed: Secretary-Treasurer NAPEG Education Foundation 201, 4817 – 49th Street Yellowknife, NT X1A 3S7 Phone: (867) 920-4055 Fax: (867)…

  • Northwest Territories and Nunavut Geoscientist, Hendrik Falck, P. Geo., FGC, receives 2020 Canadian Professional Geoscientist Award

    June 30, 2020

    Congratulations Hendrik Falck, P.Geo., FGC! Press Release – 2020 CPG Award Announcement – H. Falck – June 2020 (English) Press Release – 2020 CPG Award Announcement – H. Falck – June 2020 (French)

  • A Proposed Builders Lien Act for the Northwest Territories: Consultation Paper

    June 10, 2020

    The Department of Justice has extended the deadline for comments until September 30, 2020 in the interest of allowing sufficient time for substantive feedback. The consultation was also extended to the public and has been posted on the Department of Justice website at https://www.justice.gov.nt.ca/en/public-engagements-and-consultation-packages/. Consultation Paper Builders Lien Act (EN) Consultation Paper Builders Lien Act (FR)

  • Webinar on the Canadian standard CAN/BNQ 2501-500/2017 – Geotechnical Site Investigations for Building Foundations in Permafrost Zones

    May 29, 2020

    BNQ is offering a free webinar, with funding from SCC, on CAN/BNQ 2501-500 Geotechnical Site Investigations for Building Foundations in Permafrost Zones on June 10 at 13:00 EST. This Webinar is geared towards those involved in geotechnical site investigations. The presenter, Dr. Lukas Arenson, a geotechnical engineer and the president of the Canadian Permafrost Association, will present the bases of the methodology for performing geotechnical site investigations in permafrost zones used for the design of building foundations and for formulating rehabilitation plans for existing building foundations. Register for the webinar here. BNQ Webinar – EN BNQ Webinar – FR

  • Registration extended! Register by May 1 for Sustainability in Practice

    April 23, 2020

    Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal are once again offering their free online course, Sustainability in Practice. Registration is now open. The massive open online course is available worldwide and has already been taken by close to 4,600 people globally over the first three offerings of the course. It uses real-life case studies from across Canada to demonstrate the practical application of Engineers Canada’s guideline on sustainable development and environmental stewardship for engineers. The course is delivered in four modules and is offered in both English and French. “Hearing from professionals from several sectors and regions enriched the presentations and gave us practical…

  • Public Review Draft of the Standard for Solid Waste Sites in Northern Communities

    April 21, 2020

    Public Review Draft of the Standard for Solid Waste Sites in Northern Communities is now available

  • News from the Executive Director Desk

    February 10, 2020

    News from the Executive Director Desk – February 2020

  • 2020 Public Review of National Model Codes

    February 10, 2020

    Final public review of proposed changes to the 2015 editions of the National Building, Fire, and Plumbing Codes and the National Energy Code for Buildings to be held from January 13 to March 13, 2020 The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) invites your organization and its members to take part in the winter 2020 public review from January 13 to March 13, 2020. The purpose of the public review is to provide users of the model codes and stakeholders with a detailed look at the changes being considered and to seek comments as to whether proposed changes…