Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie

  • Climate Change Adaptation Survey – Natural Resources Canada

    June 29, 2023

    Engineers are invited and encouraged to participate in Natural Resources Canada (NRCan’s) Climate Change Adaptation Survey.  NRCan’s Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division (CCIAD) is conducting a research study to better understand where professionals in Canada, including engineers, stand in terms of learning and applying climate change adaptation knowledge and skills in their practice. The study will help identify gaps, monitor trends over time, and inform climate change adaptation programming.    Earnscliffe Strategy Group is conducting the research. The survey is expected to take between 10-15 minutes, and all responses will be treated as strictly anonymous and reported publicly only in…

  • A path to improved Indigenous engagement in engineering

    June 29, 2023

    National Indigenous History Month provides people across the country with the opportunity to learn about, understand, and celebrate Indigenous histories, diversity, cultures, and people. Engineers Canada is focused on improving Indigenous access to engineering, and improving engineering outcomes in Indigenous communities by building a better understanding of the long-rooted history in these communities living sustainably within their natural environments.  A mutually respectful relationship between the profession and the Indigenous public is important to the future of engineering in Canada. As a first step towards this future, Engineers Canada recently published a Guideline for engineers and engineering firms on Indigenous consultation and…

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

    May 2, 2023

    PGO Incidental Practice Memo

  • 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…

  • Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) “Lunch (provided) and Learn” – Friday June 16th at noon at the Yellowknife office

    May 1, 2023

    Arctic Energy Alliance is hosting a Lunch (provided) and Learn Friday June 16th at noon at the YK office. Graham Scott from Grundfos Canada Inc. will be presenting on the new technology for their ECM Pumps. He will provide a technical overview and be able to answer any questions about this technology. Please RSVP by June 13th to please note any food allergies.

  • 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

  • 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