Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie

  • NAPEG-sponsored event for kids offered hands-on engineering and geoscience activities

    May 1, 2023

    On April 15, 2023, in celebration of National Engineering and Geoscience Week (NEGW), NAPEG sponsored an outreach event that offered young people in Yellowknife the opportunity to take part in fun and educational STEM activities and learn more about what it’s like to work in these jobs.  About 3o children and youth participated in the event, where they had the chance to try several different hands-on activities, including computer coding, 3D printing, flying a drone, ,exploring the world of rocks and minerals ,chart your course, and learning about various engineering disciplines . Sudhir Jha, P.Eng, a member of the NAPEG…

  • Youth in STEAM Conference May 11-14, 2023

    March 18, 2023

    Imagining our collective future in the north.  Explore the future of the north through a series of workshops to visualize how Science, Technology/trades, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) guides the outlook of tomorrow. ​Build your digital literacy and creative skills, learn natural sciences and learn how to design with new technologies! Recommended for youth aged 14-25. Apply Now   Participate in workshops and challenges throughout the weekend that will give you the skills to utilize multiple mediums to conceptualize and communicate what ‘Designing Our Future’ can be like. Why Attend? Create stories with technology How can we imagine the future…

  • 30 by 30 Conference 2023: Employer Leadership Summit – Last Chance to Register!

    March 18, 2023

    The 30 by 30 Employer Leadership Summit is happening on May 24! We are partnering with Engineers Nova Scotia to bring you a full-day event on making change through employer leadership. The summit will include discussions on allyship and championing EDI, particularly within engineering firms and companies. The theme of the 2023 conference is Championing Change in the Workplace to bolster belonging among equity-deserving groups, and to shift engineering workplace culture for the better. The Conference will build awareness and skills related to inclusive leadership, intersectionality, positionality, emotional intelligence, conscious inclusion, and allyship. Register Copyright © Engineers Canada

  • Professional Geoscientists Ontario introduces Incidental Practice Registration to facilitate short-term professional practice engagements in the Province.

    March 17, 2023

    PGO Incidental Practice Memo

  • Government of the Northwest Territories Minister of Infrastructure Recognizes National Engineering Month and the Contributions of Engineers and Geoscientists in the NWT

    March 14, 2023

  • CAN/BNQ 9701-500 Risk-Based Approach for Community Planning in Northern Regions – Requirements and Guidance is now published

    March 11, 2023

    The document CAN/BNQ 9701-500 Risk-Based Approach for Community Planning in Northern Regions – Requirements and Guidance is now published. This has been described as the Hazard Mapping Standard in the past but it’s new title is a much more accurate descriptor. You may now download the document free of charge directly from BNQ’s website []. You may also forward the link to your contacts, but please refrain from transferring the document you have downloaded. Downloading a document from the website allows the reader to be informed about future revisions or amendments, when applicable.

  • Coding Event Saturday April 15th

    March 10, 2023


  • Engineers Canada joins others in calling for changes to Iron Ring Ceremony

    January 18, 2023

    Published by Engineers Canada December 15, 2022 Engineers Canada has offered its support to a group of engineers and engineering students, faculty, university administrators, alumni, and iron ring wardens who are calling for the Iron Ring Ceremony to be ‘retooled’ in ways that reflect contemporary engineering responsibilities and values.   Engineers Canada, as well as some of the provincial and territorial engineering regulators, are listed as supporting signatories on a letter that the group has sent to the Corporation of the Seven Wardens, the organization that administers the ceremony, formally titled The Ritual of the Calling of the Engineer.   At the…

  • Got innovative construction processes, techniques, systems and materials on the brain?

    December 21, 2022

    Your ideas belong here. Got innovative construction processes, techniques, systems and materials on the brain? We’re looking for ways to make it easier to build houses that are affordable, climate compatible and that meets the needs of people living in Canada. And, we need your help! Submit your idea for Round 4 of the Housing Supply Challenge – Building for the Future: Innovative Construction for Housing Affordability. We’re funding up to $40M and are going to help make the best ideas come to life! Learn More Don’t miss the information session on January 19th. We’ll answer any question you have!…

  • Passion for STEM: De Beers Group Hosts First GirlEng Workshop in Canada

    December 21, 2022

    De Beers Group was proud to host WomEng for the first time in Canada for a one-day pilot GirlEng workshop for high school girls in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT). WomEng is a South Africa-based non-profit organization that is focused on supporting girls and women to seek careers in the engineering and technology workforce. It was founded in 2006 and is active in more than 24 countries around the world. The December 8 Yellowknife workshop hosted 17 high school girls to participate in a series of activities and discussions about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. The workshop was led…