Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie

  • NAPEG Public (Lay) Members

    May 10, 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 May 30, 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…

  • 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…

  • Understanding your Secondary Professional Liability Insurance

    April 7, 2022

    Did you know that members in good standing at participating regulators automatically have Secondary Professional Liability Insurance (SPLI)?  Managed and administered by Engineers Canada, with broker Pro-Form Sinclair Professional and insurer AXA XL, this unique program ensures that you, the public, and the reputation of the engineering profession stay protected in numerous cases involving professional services, including, for example, whistleblowing, retirement, intellectual property, data loss, mentorship, and more.   Beyond personal protection for professional services, SPLI plays an important role in ensuring that engineers feel comfortable in situations involving professional risk. Whether it’s whistleblowing, mentoring, or working abroad, SPLI allows you…

  • Mining 101 – A Non-Technical Primer for Mining – Live Course

    April 7, 2022

    Description This course has been developed for professionals who work in and around the mining industry and require a holistic overview of mining, from finding a deposit through to closing a mine. While you will learn the basic mining terms, this course is presented in non-technical language that you will be able to understand and demonstrates concepts using many examples to reinforce the learning. Dates:          10, 11, 12 May, 2022 Duration:     3 sessions of 3 hours each Time:            11:00 am – 2:00 pm EDT. Check the exact time and date in your…

  • 30 by 30 Conference 2022

    March 10, 2022

    Join Engineers Canada at the 2022 30 by 30 conference, a three-day virtual gathering for 30 by 30 Champions, engineering leaders, and engineers. The Conference will take place from 12:00 p.m. ET to 2:00 p.m. ET on April 13, 20, and 27. The theme of the 2022 conference is Emerging Leadership. The 30 by 30 initiative is working to change the engineering profession to better reflect Canadian society, which will require a shift in leadership and engineering culture. The 30 by 30 Conference will provide guidance for allies to create space for women, gender diverse individuals, and other emerging leaders.…

  • Register today: Engineers Canada hosts climate change and engineering panel

    February 24, 2022

    Join Engineers Canada on World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development for a discussion of engineers’ role in addressing climate change.   ICYMI: Presentation on Indigenous access to engineering programs  On January 28, 2022, the Decolonizing and Indigenizing Engineering Education Network (DIEEN) hosted a session about Indigenous access to engineering education programs. The group first heard from Melanie Howard, who provided an overview of Queen’s University’s Indigenous Futures in Engineering program, and then from Randy Herrmann, who spoke about the University of Manitoba’s Engineering Access Program. The presentations touched on how the programs operate, the programming and services that they offer, and…