Member Announcements – February 22

Announcement Date: 02.22.2024

Member Announcements – February 22


***NEW*** National Resources Canada has launched two requests for proposals (RFP) related to climate change adaptation in Canada:

Review and Analysis of Home Resiliency and Hazard Rating Tools.

By means of the RFP, Natural Resources Canada, through the Office of Energy Efficiency’s Homes and Communities Division, is seeking external services to conduct research and provide an analysis of some of these tools and accompanying guidance.

The Canada Buys link to the RFP can be found here. Closing date: March 6, 2024.

Flood Frequency Analysis (FFA) Manual for Hydrotechnical Practitioners in Canada

Environment and Climate Change Canada is seeking a contractor for the Flood Frequency Analysis Manual, part of the Flood Hazard Identification and Mapping Program. Their objective is to create and develop a reference manual for hydrotechnical practitioners in Canada to assist with preparing for future floods in Canada.

The Canada Buys link to the RFP can be found here. Closing date: March 12, 2024.

Call for Nominations - 2024 PEGNL Board of Directors
The PEGNL Board is responsible for building and shaping policy in relation to the regulation of the professions of engineering and geoscience. This year, we are seeking nominations for three positions on the Board, Chair-Elect (one) and Director (two). These three positions will serve three-year terms.
Nominations are open until March 14.

Leadership Opportunity: Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Launches Search for Permanent CEO/Registrar. Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba's Council has engaged Lively Consulting to facilitate the recruitment process. Lively Consulting will collaborate closely with the Recruitment Committee and Council to ensure a transparent and efficient selection process. Learn more about this opportunity here. Application deadline, February 29, 2024.

Applications for Engineers Canada’s 2024 scholarships are now open! Each year, Engineers Canada offers scholarships in three categories: undergraduate engineering students, engineers studying at the graduate level in engineering, and engineers studying at the graduate level in an area other than engineering. In total, Engineers Canada awards 14 scholarships totaling $92,000 to engineering students and professional engineers returning to university. The deadline for applications is March 8, 2024 and scholarship recipients will be announced in June. Click here for more information.

Call for volunteers. PEGNL’s Connections East group are looking for additional volunteers. The group formed by volunteer engineers and geoscientists, promote professional development, networking, and social opportunities for the license holders in their district. Volunteers are required to aid the existing opportunities being offered throughout 2024. Please email to express interest in volunteering.

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Scholarships encourage the study of geophysics and related geosciences in universities around the world. The SEG Scholarship application window is open until March 1, 2024. Thanks to the generosity of its donors, SEG offers a range of different scholarship opportunities. Application guidelines are available at:

Leadership Opportunity: Engineers Canada announces search for a new Chief Executive Officer. For over 80 years, Engineers Canada, in concert with the nation’s 12 engineering regulators, has worked on behalf of the provincial and territorial associations that regulate engineering practice and license the country’s 300,000 members of the engineering profession. Learn more about this opportunity here.

Technical examination registration deadline is February 26, 2024. Obtain further information here.

Women of STAC Bursary Fund, 2024 Application Period now open.

Awarded each year to select women, the Bursary Fund, provides financial support to enable the pursuit of training, professional development, and/or academic programs for women in the telecommunications field. Deadline to apply is February 26, 2024.

        Courses & Events 

***NEW*** Mining Industry NL and its Atlantic Growth Strategy mining sector partners invite you to join them at PDAC on March 5, 2024. This industry-led technical event showcases exciting mining and advanced exploration projects from across the Canadian Atlantic Provinces. A full-day program of 10-minute corporate presentations and a B-2-B networking reception allow investors and professional service providers to the global mining sector to meet face-to-face with explorers, developers, operators, and other supply and service teams operating in our Atlantic Canada region. To to register click here. For additional details please contact Sean J. O'Brien, P. Geo, at

***NEW*** Energy NL is hosting multiple events through the month of March, including an information session on wind and hydrogen, worker's compensation, and a member capabilities tour. To learn more or to register please click here.

***NEW*** Women of Influence invite you to attend two of their upcoming webinars:

Inclusive Leadership: Leaders with Disabilities - February 29, 2024. The webinar will identify the challenges women with disabilities face on the societal, organizational and individual level, such as stereotypes, employers’ lack of resources or knowledge and more.

Age and Ambition: Challenging Limiting Beliefs for Women's Career Growth - Live LinkedIn event March 4th, 2024. In a world where age can be seen as a barrier, understanding how to overcome these stereotypes is crucial for career advancement and success.

***NEW*** WinSETT's Career AccelerateHER: Unlocking Effective Communication 5 part series designed for SETT leaders who are looking to upskill their communication and collaboration strategies, begins April 3, 2024. For further information and to register click here.

***NEW*** Women in Resource Development Corporation are hosting virtual career events on cybersecurity, mining and oceans/marine. Industry leaders will provide insights into career opportunities and post-secondary training. For further information and to register click here.

Join econext February 29, 2024, for a one-day seminar for business leaders on ESG (environmental, social, governance) and its growing importance - particularly for organizations engaged in supply chains, working internationally, looking to raise capital, or helping to build ESG capacity in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Instructed by Dr. Tom Cooper, the seminar will focus on ESG related issues for business, exploring tactics and current trends in how ESG is addressed.

Location: econext offices - Suite 201, 235 Water Street.

Cost: Member price - $415 + HST, Non-member price - $555 + HST

To register, please email Ogaga Johnson, Director of Workforce Development, at

WinSETT's Equity in Action: Cultivating Inclusive Workspaces 6 part series designed for leaders who want tools to address institutional inequities and power dynamics begins April 10, 2024. For further information and to register click here.

Dr. Ghasan Doudak is presenting a full-day education workshop on Lateral Design and CLT Shearwalls in three locations this month.

February 26th – St John’s, NL

February 28th – Moncton, NB

February 29th - Halifax, NS

The workshop is geared towards structural engineers that are interested in advancing their Timber Design knowledge. To register please click here.

Join Engineers Canada at the 2024 30 by 30 Conference: Turning Knowledge into Action for Gender Equity in Engineering. This year’s conference consists of a three- hour virtual session on April 24, as well as an in-person event on May 22 in Winnipeg, MB. The virtual session is open to everyone, including equity, diversity, and inclusion champions, engineers, engineering employers, engineering educators, engineering students, and engineering regulators. The session will involve a reflection on the progress made, and opportunities for growth within engineering workplaces. Learn more and register here.

Women in Resource Development Corporation is offering a virtual workshop, Diversity, Inclusion & You, which provides participants with practical and foundational knowledge about diversity and inclusion. Workshop is scheduled for March 19. For further information please visit


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