Member Announcements – November 9

Announcement Date: 11.09.2023

Member Announcements – November 9


***NEW*** Annual Renewal for PEGNL license holders is now open. Members can log in to PEGNL’s online member portal ( and complete their annual renewal for 2024.

***NEW*** WISE NL is looking for passionate and creative individuals that are interested in joining our 2024 Board of Directors to fill the following positions:
Vice President; Director, Membership; and Director, Speaker Series
Click here for more details.

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and the School of Mining & Petroleum Engineering, at the University of Alberta is currently assessing interest and demand in an online course, Master of Engineering (MEng) Degree Program. Feedback is requested from potential students and employers on this potential new program offering. If you have 2 minutes, please consider filling out the survey.

Gardiner Centre is now accepting registrations for the 2024 Advanced Leadership Program. The Advanced Leadership Program supports senior or emerging senior leaders by providing them with the tools required to enhance their performance, empower their teams, grow their organizations, and achieve success in today's highly competitive business landscape. Is this program right for you? Speak with an advisor to learn more, contact Melissa Kelly at (709-864-8883) or Pearce Burton (709-864-2131).

        Events & Sessions  


***NEW*** FIRST Robotics NL is organizing the Annual Newfoundland and Labrador FIRST LEGO League Robotics Championship in partnership with the Skills Canada Intermediate Challenge (SCIC).
The event will occur on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at the College of the North Atlantic (Prince Philip Drive Campus)


***NEW*** Through Geoscientists Canada, PEGNL has acquired a professional development opportunity which
allows all our members FREE access to Geologize’s critically acclaimed course ‘Practical Geocommunication.’ The 10-hr Practical Geocommunication course provides valuable communication tips and strategies for members of both professions. Log on to the member portal, then click Events in the blue bar to find more details and to register for the course.


Phil Helwig, P. Eng. (Retired) has published a paper titled “The Story of Grand Bay Bridge and its Demise” through The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). The paper is available here. Readers are invited to send comments or recollections of the area, the people and the bridge project to Mr. Helwig at

The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) is the oldest and largest engineering student design competition in Canada. MUN has won the bid to host the 2024 competition on its 50th anniversary of the competition and the first time it will be hosted in Atlantic Canada. The concrete toboggan technical exhibit will take place in St. John's on Feb 9th, 2024 and the race will be located at White Hills, Clarenville on Feb 10th, 2024. MUN Engineering Alumni volunteer group, the GNCTR organizing committee is asking for support from the local business community to help execute this competition. For more information on sponsorship and its benefit to your organization such as the job fair, or to sign up as a volunteer, please contact:


We welcome you to email with any feedback you may have on this Member Announcement.