Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie

  • NAPEG Education Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Studies

    July 21, 2022

    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)…

  • NAPEG Public (Lay) Member for Nunavut

    July 19, 2022

    Request for Expression of Interest The Northwest Territories Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists’ (NAPEG’s) Public (Lay) Member Council positions are currently vacant. We are seeking Expressions of Interest (cover letter), along with a resume, by August 31, 2022. The term is normally three-years. Please check the NAPEG website at for more information about the self-regulatory body. NAPEG has two Public Members. Ideally, one is from Nunavut and one from the Northwest Territories. Public Members attend all NAPEG Council and NAPEGG Education Foundation Board of Directors’ meetings. Council meets monthly (usually early in the month on a Friday). The…

  • The Bob Spence and Mel Brown Memorial Scholarships

    July 19, 2022

    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…

  • Engineers Canada issues RFP for the development of a Guideline on duty to report / wrongdoing

    July 14, 2022

    Through the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board CEQB (CEQB), Engineers Canada is seeking proposals from firms or individual consultants to develop a Guideline on duty to report / wrongdoing. The Project will be developed through a phased, consultation-based approach, with an anticipated completion date of May 31, 2024.  Successful completion of this Project will entail several key deliverables, developed with the support of the CEQB Secretariat and in consultation with Project stakeholders, including the CEQB Practice Committee: The development and facilitation of a virtual half-day workshop in October 2022 on duty to report / wrongdoing (otherwise known as whistle blowing);   The…

  • Yuri Kinakin, P.Geo. takes office as President of Geoscientists Canada for 2022-2023

    June 20, 2022

    On June 4, 2022, at the 74th Meeting of the Board of Directors of Geoscientists Canada, held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Yuri Kinakin, P.Geo., took office as President for the 2022-2023 year after serving a year as President Elect. Mr. Kinakin resides in Yellowknife, NT, and is a Processing Manager at Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc. Mr. Kinakin holds a B.Sc. from Memorial University of Newfoundland (2005), with joint honours in Physics and Earth Sciences and is a professional geoscientist (P.Geo.) registered with the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (NAPEG). As a volunteer in a variety of professional…

  • De Beers Group Announces New STEM Scholarship for Canadian Women

    April 26, 2022

    Click here for more information and to apply.

  • Clarification from the GNWT Office of the Fire Marshall

    April 25, 2022

    PDF of clarification from the GNWT Office of the Fire Marshall on Article National Building Code (NBC) – Detention, Treatment and Care Occupancies

  • Engineers Canada and Geoscientists Canada launch EDI training webinar for engineers and geoscientists 

    April 21, 2022

    Engineers Canada, in partnership with Geoscientists Canada and Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia, and Engineers Canada’s the EDI Training Task Force, made up of representatives from the 30 by 30 Champions network, the National Society of Black Engineers (Canadian Chapters), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Chairs for Women in Engineering, and EngiQueers Canada, have launched a webinar that will introduce engineers and geoscientists to the topics of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the workplace.  “Everyone has a role to play in making the engineering profession more equitable, diverse, and inclusive,” said Gerard McDonald, Engineers Canada CEO. “‘Equity,…

  • Credential and Professional Development Opportunities in Climate Resilient Infrastructure

    April 7, 2022

    Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Credentialling Program The IRP Program has been designed to help infrastructure practitioners strengthen the knowledge and competencies they require to advance more climate-resilient approaches for the planning, design and management of infrastructure. Engineers Canada – the umbrella organization for the 12 regional Canadian regulators of the engineering profession – launched the Program in 2016 as a series of courses for engineers on the  PIEVC Protocol, asset management, risk management, and climate change law. These online courses will be of interest to engineers and other professionals who are involved in the planning, procurement, design, operation, maintenance, management and regulation…

  • Sustainability in Practice returns for eighth edition

    April 7, 2022

    After seven previous successful offerings and more than 9,700 participants worldwide, Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal have opened registration for an eighth offering of their free online course, Sustainability in Practice Register here.  The massive open online course is offered in both English and French and uses real-life case studies from across Canada to demonstrate the practical application of Engineers Canada’s 10 principles of sustainable development and environmental stewardship for engineers. The course is completed entirely online and can be completed at each participant’s own pace.  “Hearing from professionals from several sectors and regions enriched the presentations and gave us…