Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie


  • The 47th Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum – November 19th – 21st, 2019

    September 9, 2019

    The Yellowknife Geoscience Forum provides an intimate setting for delegates from industry, academia, and government to exchange information on Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Mining Activities, and Geoscience Research in Canada’s North. The Forum consists of a trade show and a technical program. The technical program for the 2019 Yellowknife Geoscience Forum is seeking oral and poster presentations on Geoscience & Environmental Science Research and Geoscience-Related topics. The technical program sessions for 2019 are described on the website and include: Geoscience & Environmental Science Research Geoscience & Exploration Diamond Geology & Exploration Energy in Canada’s North Environmental Monitoring & Research Permafrost…

  • Camouflaged Doors – Canadian Fire Safety Association Magazine

    August 28, 2019

    Canadian Fire Safety Association News – Proposed Amendment to Model National Building and Fire Code 2015

  • New Waste Water Standard and an Updated Permafrost Guide

    August 14, 2019

    Northern communities now have access to two new standardization resources that provide important strategies to integrate climate resiliency into building and infrastructure design, guides and codes. Specifically, CSA Group recently published: A new standard – Planning, Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Municipal Wastewater Treatment in Northern Communities using Lagoon and Wetland Systems (CSA W203:19) (link is external); and  An updated guidance document – PLUS 4011: Technical Guide: Infrastructure in Permafrost: A guideline for climate change adaptation (link is external).  Canadians can access these standards for free until June 2024, while the usual fee is waived thanks to funding the Standards…

  • PD Opportunity – Centura Flooring Lunch & Learn

    July 2, 2019

    Centura Flooring Lunch & Learn Friday, July 19, 2019 – 12:00pm Katimavik A, Explorer Hotel (Yellowknife, NT) Registration: Free.  [RSVP to nsalha@centura.ca by July 15.] Nadine Salha, Architectural & Design Representative, will present on Forbo Sheet Vinyl (Homogenous, Heterogenous, Acoustic, & Slip Resistant), Dura Multi Sports Floor, Flexco Rubber & Vinyl Base, American Biltrite Rubber Sheet & Tile, and LVT. Centura AD Lunch n Learn Flyer

  • NAPEG Education Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Studies

    June 4, 2019

    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)…

  • The Bob Spence and Mel Brown Memorial Scholarships

    June 4, 2019

    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…

  • NWT Mining Week – June 1-8

    May 24, 2019

    NWT MINING WEEK Schedule of Events – Yellowknife (June 1-8) Mining is the cornerstone of the NWT economy and a rich and diverse part of the territory’s history. NWT Mining Week celebrates the industry’s vital role in our territory’s past, present and future.   Special events are being held in Yellowknife to mark the occasion. They’re free and open to everyone!   Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 62nd Annual Mine Rescue Competition Hosted by Workers’ Safety & Compensation Commission Multiplex/Fieldhouse Parking Lot   Saturday, June 1, 12-3 p.m Miners’ Picnic Hosted by Workers’ Safety & Compensation Commission Multiplex/Fieldhouse Parking Lot…

  • 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…