Province to invest $150 million in University of Manitoba, supporting front and centre campaign

Historic Investment will Help Build U of M, Create More Research, Innovation Opportunities For Students, Faculty in Manitoba: Premier Selinger

The University of Manitoba and its students will benefit from an unprecedented investment in their future thanks to a $150-million commitment to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign, Premier Greg Selinger announced today, adding the investment is part of a plan to support innovation at universities and colleges to grow the economy and help students get the skills they need to get good jobs here in Manitoba.

Manitoba NDP strikes special committee

“We are united in our resolve to move forward and develop a clear process for incorporating a leadership component into our annual general convention,” said Ellen Olfert, President of the Manitoba NDP. “This committee has a mandate from the Provincial Executive to provide recommendations and lay out the parameters of a potential leadership election as per our constitution.”

The special committee will be chaired by Olfert, and will include:

  • George Alevizos, Treasurer, Manitoba NDP Provincial Executive
  • Sonia Kowalewich, Former Provincial Secretary, Manitoba NDP