Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie


  • Public Feedback on Bill 42 and Bill 43

    May 22, 2019

    The Standing Committee on Government Operations is interested in hearing your views on Bills 42: An Act to Amend the Petroleum Tax Act, and 43: An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act. Seeking Public Feedback on Bills Before Committee 19-05-21 For questions or submissions, contact Jennifer Franki-Smith, Committee Clerk at (867) 767-9130 ext. 12009 or by email at jennifer_franki-smith@gov.nt.ca.  

  • $1 million NWT Mining Incentive Program

    April 24, 2019

    Deadline to apply for the NW T Mining Incentive Program is April 26. Please follow the link below to get information and to apply. NWT Mining Incentive Program

  • Professional Development Opportunity

    March 18, 2019

    NAPEG would like to make you aware of the following learning opportunity being offered by Engineers Canada. Please consider enrolling in a free on-line course on sustainable development and environmental stewardship as detailed below. The first edition of “Sustainability in Practice “—a massive open online course jointly developed by Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal—wrapped up in December to great reviews from participants. In total, 1,554 participants registered for the free course, delivered over four modules in both English and French. An article on the first delivery of the course is published on the Engineers Canada website www.engineerscanada.ca Registration is now…

  • Opportunity

    February 17, 2019

    Notice of opportunity for Ministerial appointment: Sustainable Development Advisory Council member (Nunavut) Position We are seeking one individual to fill a position on the Government of Canada’s Sustainable Development Advisory Council (the Council) starting in March 2019. The position will be for a representative from Nunavut, and will be appointed for a term of four years with the possibility of renewal Description Mandate of the body: The Sustainable Development Advisory Council is established under the Federal Sustainable Development Act. Its mandate includes reviewing and commenting on drafts of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, which sets out federal environmental sustainability goals,…

  • Professional Development Opportunity

    February 17, 2019

    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST (please note your time zone)   Description The webinar will focus on three federally-led climate initiatives of interest to the transportation sector: The transportation aspects of the Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure Initiative (National Research Council and Infrastructure Canada), including work underway to inform the update of the Canadian Standards Association’s Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code to account for a changing climate  and the creation of guidelines for monitoring rail tracks for the effects of freeze/thaw in response to the needs of the Canadian Urban Transit Association; An overview of the…

  • Good Building Practices for Northern Communities Handbook and Workshop Information

    February 13, 2019

    Interested parties are invited to review and provide comments on GNWT’s revised Good Building Practices for Northern Communities Handbook. Please send comments to Richard_Cracknell@gov.nt.ca by end of day on Friday, March 1st.   Good Building Practices (Revision) Workshop Thursday, February 21 [11:00am – 2:30pm] Yellowknife Ski Club Registration: Free To register, email contact@nwtaa.ca by February 15. Lunch is provided. [3 ConEd hours] The GNWT plans to publish a completely revised edition of its “Good Building Practices for Northern Communities” handbook before April 2019.  The attached working draft has been provided for stakeholders to review and provide feedback. NWTAA has invited…

  • Professional Development Opportunity

    February 12, 2019

    Date: 04/02/2019 Times: April 2, 4, 9, 11, and 16, 2019 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST URL: https://events.engineerscanada.ca/Apps/AppName/FormEntry/Collect?pageRenderType=Bootstrap3&formId=4169&ignoreHeadeFooter=False Location: Online Contact Name: David Lapp, FEC, P.Eng., IRP Contact Email: david.lapp@engineerscanada.ca Contact Phone: 613-232-2474 x240 Engineers Canada is pleased to partner with Risk Sciences International (RSI) to offer this online version of the introductory workshop on the PIEVC Protocol for infrastructure climate risk and vulnerability assessment. This workshop will provide participants with information about, and practice with Engineers Canada’s PIEVC Engineering Protocol, a practical tool and process that systematically assesses the risks of extreme weather and future climate on public…

  • Professional Development Opportunity

    February 6, 2019

      Under the leadership of the Sentinel North program at Université Laval (Quebec City, Canada), this International PhD School (IPS) is an advanced, graduate level course on permafrost engineering applied to transportation infrastructure. Taking place at the Aurora College’s most northerly campus in Inuvik, the school will provide participants with an integrative, cutting-edge training supervised by renowned researchers. The program includes lectures, practical exercises, two field visits on sites where interesting permafrost and engineering features can be observed (Dempster Highway and Tuktoyaktuk Highway), and a seminar on advanced instrumentation and communication for infrastructure monitoring. Who should apply This course will…

  • World Engineers Convention Australia 2019

    February 5, 2019

    20 – 22 NOVEMBER 2019, MELBOURNE Engineering a Sustainable World: The Next 100 Years Engineers Australia and the World Federation of Engineering Organizations welcome you to Melbourne for the World Engineers Convention (WEC) 2019 – a coming together of some of the greatest engineering minds from around the globe, hosted in one of the world’s most liveable cities. This ‘Olympics of Engineering’ is held every four years and is expected to attract global participants from over 80 countries. KEY THEMES The convention program will offer three full days of content featuring six themes, with each aligning to the 17 United…

  • ACEC publishes new conflict of interest guidelines for consulting engineering services

    January 24, 2019

    The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC) has published a new National Conflict of Interest Guideline to assist consulting engineering firms and their clients in addressing varying and sometimes inconsistent interpretations of conflict of interest or unfair advantage. These inconsistent interpretations often result from increasingly large-scale and complex projects with large interdisciplinary teams. Perception of conflict of interest or unfair advantage can occur by the very nature of today’s megaprojects, ACEC says in a news release. “For example, consultants and sub-consultants who have been involved at early or previous stages of projects (i.e. planning, environmental assessment, preliminary design,…