Convention 2018

The 2018 Manitoba NDP Policy Convention takes place from May 4 - 6. This year New Democrats will gather at the Keystone Centre in Brandon for our annual three day Convention.

Convention is an exciting opportunity to get engaged and help grow our party — and work towards social, economic, and environmental justice in Manitoba.

Check this page regularly for all the latest news & updates on Convention 2018.

Delegate Registration

Delegate registration is now open for all automatic delegates (all members of Provincial Council, MLAs and MPs elected as New Democrats).

Constituencies send delegates on the following basis: five (5) delegate for the first fifty (50) members or less, and one (1) delegate for each additional ten (10) members or major fraction thereof.

Each affiliated unit is entitled to send one (1) delegate for the first 25 members or less, and one (1) additional delegate for each additional 25 members or less or major fraction thereof; up to four (4) delegates for 100 members; thereafter, one (1) delegate for each additional 100 members or major fraction thereof. These delegates must be members in good standing of this same unit and individual members of the Provincial Party.

All delegates, media and visitors are required to register at Convention (May 6) in order to receive their credential. If you have questions about Convention registration, please contact a leadership campaign or email

The number of delegates eligible to represent provincial constituencies is available by contacting Provincial Office.


Regular delegate // $125
MYND and non-taxable income: $50
Early bird delegate fees must be paid by Friday, April 20, 2018.


Regular delegate // $150
MYND and non-taxable income delegate // $75
First time Convention delegate (1 per constituency) // $25
Note: All delegates must pay their own registration fee for Convention.

Convention Accommodations

Single and double rooms have been reserved at: Canad Inns Brandon // 1125 18th Street

Call 204-727-1422 and quote the group name “NDP Manitoba” or group number “363111” to make your reservation. Rates begin at $129 plus taxes/night for single or double occupancy.

Should additional space be required, rooms are also available at:

Lakeview Brandon:
Group Name: “NDP Manitoba” // $118 plus taxes/night for single or double occupancy // Call 204-728-1880

Clarion Brandon:
Group name: “NDP” // Rates begin at $115 plus taxes/night for single or double occupancy // Call 204-728-5775 or email

Rooms at each hotel will be held until April 5. Rooms tend to sell out for Convention. Book today to avoid disappointment.

Important Dates

  • February 26: Early Resolution Deadline
  • March 19: Resolution Deadline
  • April 5: Accommodation Deadline
  • April 20: Early Registration Deadline, Child Care Registration Deadline & Executive Nomination Deadline
  • April 24: Non-member Visitor Registration Deadline
  • May 4 - 6: 2018 Convention

Important Links

2018_convention_first_call_-_all_documents.pdf2.24 MB
2018_convention_first_call_-_resolution_format_guide.pdf600.75 KB
2018_convention_first_call_-_registration_form_-_fillable.pdf216.29 KB
2018_convention_first_call_-_visitor_registration_-_fillable.pdf51.96 KB
2018_convention_first_call_-_child_care_-_fillable.pdf187.27 KB