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Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015
Investor's Group Field Stadium
315 Chancellor Matheson Road
Sky Deck Event Centre
11:00am to 6:00pm
• Panasonic IP CCTV 4K 360
Cameras, Facial Recognition
• Panasonic Laser Projection, Commercial Display and
HDBaseT connectivity (video and audio over ethernet)
• Panasonic 4K Production
• Crestron Digital Media (DM)
• Chief — Da-Lite Mounting
and Projection Solutions
Read on to find out more about the day's agenda and how to register!
Take in the last Bomber game of the season from Toronto, against the Argonauts.
Investors Group Field Pinnacle Club
Nov. 6th at 6:00 pm
Major prize draws: Grey Cup tickets and Bomber merchandise
Click here to learn more about the event and how to buy your tickets today!
Sponsorship opportunities are also available!
Silent auction sponsorship opportunities:
• Bronze $150
• Silver $300
• Gold $600
• Platinum $800
• Platinum Plus $1000 & Over
Click here to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities!
The planning committee for the annual Gala Night and Greatest Tailgate Party, chaired by Rodney Olaffson of Noramco, is seeking donations from members for the silent auction. This has always been a feature of the evening. If your company can make a donation, please contact Judy at the EAM office 204-783-4125 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org. This would be greatly appreciated. Net proceeds of the evening go to the Firefighters Burn Fund.
Tickets are still available for individual or tables of 8 and 10. You can reserve your seats for this fun and what promises to be an entertaining evening at the Pinnacle Club through the EAM office.
The Annual General Meeting of the EAM will take place on Nov. 19th at the Hilton Hotel. The keynote speaker for the luncheon will be Jamie Hall, Chief Operating Officer of Worksafe Manitoba. Reserve your luncheon seat today by calling the EAM at 204-783-4125.
Jamie joined SAFE Work Manitoba as Chief Operating Officer in May 2014. He believes that we are on the cusp of monumental improvements in safety performance in Manitoba and in society as a whole. He is thrilled to be a part of the community of safety leaders who are building the momentum for this change. A former Manitoba Hydro executive, Jamie has also served on the Board of Directors of Safety Services Manitoba. Presently, Jamie is also a sessional instructor in the University of Manitoba's Asper MBA program, delivering a course on executive responsibility and ethics.
Jamie holds a B.SC. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA with a specialty in Human Resources.
The Electrical Association of Manitoba is pleased to announce that it has become affiliated with Canadian Electrical Contractors Association. This affiliation will provide Manitoba contractors with a direct link to the national body. EAM Members and prospective members will be able to access a wider array of information, programs and services. Through this affiliation the Electrical Association of Manitoba will now be able to appoint a representative to the National Board of CECA.
The Canadian Electrical Contractors Association is a Federation of provincial and territorial electrical contractor groups that represents electrical contractors at the national level.
CECA represents the interests of more than 8000 electrical contractors across Canada who generate over $5 billion in revenues and who directly employ 70,000 persons.
More information to follow...
The Electrical Association of Manitoba is pleased to announce that it will be offering the Professional Electrical Contractor program in Manitoba beginning in early 2016. This program developed in Alberta is highly successful and provides customized training for electrical contractors leading to the PEC designation. The six core courses include: Accounting principles, Business & Public Relations, Assessing & Finalizing the tender, Legal Implications, PEC Project Mgt, and Safety Principles. It is important to note these programs are custom designed for the Electrical Contractor. Course offerings will be announced in the near future.
Discount pricing will apply to EAM members and non-member pricing will also be available.
The Electrical Association of Manitoba is pleased to work with Electro-Federation Canada in establishing an EFC Young Professionals Network in Manitoba. The objective is to create a forum at which young professionals in the Canadian Electrical Industry can interact with fellow peers: And to provide guidance and leadership for the development EFC programs geared towards young industry professionals and students.
The network is designed for young professionals currently employed at EFC member organizations and who are 35 years of age or under.
More information to follow...
There is "a sense of power" being restored to First Nations communities across the province recently after the Liberals' decisive federal election win, says Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Grand Chief Sheila North-Wilson.
The Liberals ousted the Conservatives with a majority government, capturing 184 seats or 54.4 per cent of the vote.
"People are seeing what difference they can make," North-Wilson said, adding the "Rock the Vote" movement pushed indigenous voters to the polls.
Entrepreneurs looking to start and grow a business should look west, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business's (CFIB) eighth annual Entrepreneurial Communities report.
The communities around Calgary took top spot for the second year in a row, with Kelowna and the area surrounding Edmonton close behind. Both Manitoba cities included in the rankings, Winnipeg and Brandon, saw their rankings slightly decline.
A massive new report on Lake Winnipeg says the province must permanently protect remaining wetlands, try and restore others, and study erosion of the shoreline.
The report also calls on provincial officials to make sure they're studying the environmental impact before granting licences for Manitoba Hydro projects.
In all, the 200-page report by the Clean Environment Commission makes more than 30 recommendations.
The report was written after public hearings involving 300 people and 20 Manitoba communities that took place between earlier this year.
After a big facelift this summer, MTS Centre will once again see changes.
"True North acknowledges that sightlines have been negatively impacted and affects the view of those patrons seated near the loge entrance/access points at the 300-level," said True North Sports and Entertainment in a letter addressed to 300-level fans recently.
The issue came to light after upgrades were done at MTS Centre this summer as part of a multi-year plan to improve fan experience at the arena.
The province has outlined how it plans to make the Red River Valley more accessible for truck traffic.
About 40 attended an open house in Morris recently.
Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation has been working on the plans for about a year. It rolled out recommendations in three phases.
The first phase would upgrade portions of Highway 59 and 23 so trucks can travel more easily between Steinbach and Highway 75.
The province is chipping in $10 million towards upgrades at the Manitoba Museum.
The contribution will go towards the second phase of the museum's $16 million capital renewal plan, which includes plans for upgrades various galleries, as well as the construction of a new Winnipeg gallery. The museum is also working to display more significant artifacts, including the Hudson's Bay Company Museum Collection.
If you live in the west side of Winnipeg's River Heights neighbourhood, you may be without electricity for a couple of hours.
Manitoba Hydro says about 1,300 customers will be affected by a planned power outage from 11 p.m. until about 1:30 a.m.
The outage will cover an area from Mathers Avenue north to Grosvenor Avenue, and from Kenaston Boulevard east to Borebank Street.
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