Organizations

The GIS Certification Institute

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The GIS Certification Institute is a non-profit organization that provides a Certified GIS Professional (GISP) certification program. Accreditation demonstrates a standard for ethical conduct and professional practice.

Certain jobs in the public and private sector are recommending or even requiring candidates to be GISP certified!

https://www.gisci.org

Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Manitoba

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The titles “P.Eng.” and “P.Geo.” are protected according to the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act. After someone has proven their knowledge and ability to a satisfactory level, they are given the privilege to practice professional engineering or geoscience in Manitoba, and place P.Eng. and/or P.Geo. behind their names. These people are bound by our code of ethics.

To become a P.Eng. or P.Geo. review Becoming a Member of EGM.

P.Eng.
Signifies a person has demonstrated the competence, skills, and professionalism expected of a professional engineer.

P.Geo.
Signifies a person has demonstrated the competence, skills, and professionalism expected of a professional geoscientist.

 

http://www.enggeomb.ca/

 

Manitoba Professional Planners Institute

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The Manitoba Professional Planners Institute (MPPI) is the Manitoba affiliate of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and represents Manitoba’s professional planning community.
MPPI is responsible for handling membership applications and services, and is responsible for the enforcement of the Code of Professional Conduct. MPPI, along with the Association of Community Planners of Saskatchewan, jointly publishes the membership newsletter entitled SCENARIO. MPPI also sponsors workshops and seminars for the purpose of informing the membership of relevant developments and issues in the planning field.
MPPI also emphasizes liaison with planning students, particularly those enrolled in the University of Manitoba’s Department of City Planning, and is responsible for periodic review of this program in context of national membership standards and requirements.

http://www.mppi.mb.ca/

Certified Technicians & Technologists Association of Manitoba

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The Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba is the professional association that Certifies and Regulates Engineering Technicians and Technologists in Manitoba. CTTAM is an association of technically qualified individuals working in business and industry who have completed a significant level of post secondary technical education complemented by related practical experience. CTTAM is a growing organization, with over 3000 members throughout Manitoba and has been in existence since 1965. It is administered by a Board of Directors. elected by the membership for a three-year term. CTTAM is a member organization of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists, which has its head office in Ottawa. The Council promotes relations, activities, understanding and uniform standards of certification and grades across Canada. At present, there are nine constituent member organizations with a membership exceeding 50,000 Technicians and Technologists.

http://cttam.com

Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors

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The Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors sets the standards of practice, continuing education, conduct of members and investigates complaints from the public. The Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors, established in 1881, is a professional, self-governing body operating under The Land Surveyors Act (Manitoba), which regulates the practice of land surveying for the protection of the public and administration of the profession.

https://amls.ca/

 

Manitoba Association of Architects

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The Manitoba Association of Architects (MAA) is a self-governing professional association, mandated by the Province of Manitoba under The Architects Act to regulate the practice of architecture in the province.

In fulfilling its mandate, the MAA serves to protect the public interest and advance the profession of architecture. The MAA works with its membership and other stakeholders to establish high entry standards to the profession and maintain high standards of practice. Members are governed by strict principles of ethical and professional conduct, which are detailed in the MAA By-Laws and Code of Ethics. As well, the MAA has been a pioneer in Canada in establishing mandatory continuing education requirements for its membership.

The MAA appoints representatives to a number of community organizations, including the Winnipeg Building Commission, the Historic Buildings Committee, the Manitoba Association of Architects/Winnipeg Construction Association Joint Committee, and various task groups. As well, the MAA makes annual contributions to the University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture to help fund visits by guest lecturers and purchase books for the Faculty’s library.

https://www.mbarchitects.org/

 

Ducks Unlimited Canada

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Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has been conserving wetlands and their associated habitats for waterfowl, wildlife and people in Manitoba since 1938. That’s the year DUC established its very first conservation project in Canada at Big Grass Marsh near Gladstone, Manitoba.
Manitoba’s wetland habitats are precious natural resources that need to be conserved, restored and managed as part of the province’s sustainable environmental, economic and social future. Research from across North America guide habitat programs delivered by DUC.
DUC employs scientists, biologists, agrologists, engineers and technical staff specialized in the conservation of wetlands and their associated habitats. DUC also partners with other non-profit organizations, all levels of government, landowners and industry to help reach its conservation goals.

https://www.ducks.ca/

Manitoba Archaeological Society

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The Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) was established in 1961 by a group of individuals concerned with the preservation of Manitoba’s archaeological resources
– To promote the preservation, investigation, and publication of archaeological information
– To organize professional, amateur, and the public interested in Manitoba archaeology
– To foster the study and teaching of archaeology throughout the province
– To enlist the aid of all citizens in reporting, preserving, and recording archaeological sites
– To raise money through donations, grants, contracts, and other fund-raising efforts to promote the endeavors of the society

https://manitobaarchaeologicalsociety.ca/

 

Manitoba Eco-Network

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Manitoba Eco-Network promotes positive environmental action by connecting people and groups in our communities. We educate, we facilitate, we celebrate! Manitoba Eco-Network is an umbrella for environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGO’s) throughout the province. We welcome individual, ENGO and associate members to our organization.

Manitoba Eco-Network connects Manitobans and provides environmental information and education gives us many opportunities for programs, projects and activities.

http://mbeconetwork.org

Manitoba Geocaching Association

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The Manitoba Geocaching Association Inc. (MBGA) strives to advance the sport of geocaching in the Province of Manitoba by encouraging fellowship amongst Manitoba geocachers through regular social activities; fostering geocaching etiquette and responsible stewardship of our public lands; raising public awareness and understanding of geocaching through effective use of media relations; ensuring access to public lands for geocaching activities by working as a liaison with public land-use agencies; and promoting geocaching as a worthwhile family-oriented outdoor activity.

https://mb-geocaching.com/

Manitoba Environmental Industries Association

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The Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA) is a non-profit organization that is committed to connecting business, government and interested stakeholders with environmental issues and opportunities. The environment sector represents a sizable industry in Manitoba. A commitment to the environment and positive legislative and policy frameworks have created a context for the growth of the environmental industry in both the domestic and export markets.

http://www.meia.mb.ca/

 

Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation

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The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) is a registered charitable organization based in Manitoba, Canada. Established in 1986, MHHC was formed to work in partnership with Manitoba landowners to maintain and enhance fish and wildlife habitat.

https://www.mhhc.mb.ca

Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources

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CIER is a national, First Nation-directed environmental non-profit organization with charitable status and is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. CIER was founded in 1994 by a small group of First Nation leaders from across Canada who recognized the need for Aboriginal peoples to have the capacity to solve environmental problems affecting their lands and resources.
We develop and implement sustainable solutions to proactively address environmental issues affecting First Nations lands and resources. We approach all of our efforts using an integrated approach that combines multiple perspectives and fosters collaborative relationships.

http://www.yourcier.org/

Nature Conservancy of Canada

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The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada’s leading national land conservation organization. We are a private, non-profit group that partners with corporate and individual landowners to achieve the direct protection of our most important natural treasures through property securement (donation, purchase, conservation agreement and the relinquishment of other legal interests in land) and long-term stewardship of our portfolio of properties.

Since 1962, NCC and our partners have helped to conserve more than 2 million acres (over 800,000 hectares) of ecologically significant land nationwide.

https://natureconservancy.ca/en

 

Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation

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The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) is a registered charitable organization based in Manitoba, Canada. Established in 1986, MHHC was formed to work in partnership with Manitoba landowners to maintain and enhance fish and wildlife habitat.

https://www.mhhc.mb.ca

Manitoba Hydro

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Manitoba Hydro is a provincial Crown Corporation and one of the largest integrated electricity and natural gas distribution utilities in Canada. We are a leader in providing renewable energy and clean-burning natural gas. We also trade electricity within four wholesale markets in the Midwestern United States and Canada.

https://www.hydro.mb.ca

Association of Manitoba Municipalities

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The AMM was created in January 1999 as a result of a merger between the Union of Manitoba Municipalities (UMM) and the Manitoba Association of Urban Municipalities (MAUM).  Representing all of Manitoba’s incorporated municipalities, including the City of Winnipeg, the AMM is funded solely by its members and by its business arm, the AMM Trading Company

http://www.amm.mb.ca

Manitoba Pork

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Manitoba Pork’s mission is to foster the sustainability and prosperity of the hog sector for the good of pork producers and all Manitobans.

Manitoba Pork’s vision is to become a centre of excellence for global pork production.

Manitoba pork producers pledge to:

  • Produce nutritious and safe food for the world;
  • Undertake superior animal husbandry practices;
  • Protect the environment and the province’s natural resources;
  • Promote and protect public health;
  • Provide a safe work environment; and
  • Contribute to vigorous and healthy communities in Manitoba.

https://www.manitobapork.com

Red River Basin Commission

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The RRBC is a charitable, not-for-profit organization designed to help facilitate a cooperative approach to water management within the Basin and is a well-established forum for identifying, developing, and implementing solutions to cross-boundary issues.

https://www.redriverbasincommission.org

Lake Winnipeg Foundation

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LWF is an environmental non-governmental organization (ENGO) advocating for change and co-ordinating action to improve the health of Lake Winnipeg. Founded in 2005 as a volunteer coalition of concerned lake-lovers, LWF today is emerging as a leading organization working collaboratively with non-profit, academic, industry and government sectors and the public to restore and protect our great lake.

https://lakewinnipegfoundation.org