Annette Trimbee

Provincial budget reaction – Dr. Trimbee

  PROVINCIAL BUDGET STATEMENT MARCH 12, 2018 Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor “Manitoba’s universities and colleges add deep value to our local economy. The Manitoba government values Return On Investment (ROI) and our ROI is demonstrably strong. Every $1 dollar invested in UWinnipeg generates approximately $15 dollars in economic activity. As a sector, Manitoba’s …Read more >

Investment in fundamental research benefits us all

Published in the Winnipeg Free Press, Thursday, March 1, 2018           By Annette Trimbee This week, the federal government announced a major investment in fundamental research that is being enthusiastically welcomed throughout the nation’s research community. Budget 2018 includes a commitment of $3.8 billion over the next five years which will be provided via the …Read more >

Statement from Dr. Annette Trimbee (re: Tina Fontaine)

With the trial of Raymond Cormier in the news, many of us in the UWinnipeg community have been thinking often of Tina Fontaine. Tina Fontaine was a young Indigenous person and a member of our community whose murder sparked national outrage and drew attention to the issue of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls. …Read more >

Statement from Dr. Annette Trimbee in support of Indigenous community

The University of Winnipeg is committed to creating safer spaces for students and community members, particularly Indigenous peoples. Like many across the country, we in the UWinnipeg community are saddened by the needless loss of young lives and futures, including Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine. Tina was a member of the community in which we …Read more >

Trimbee reappointed for second term as President

The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents last night unanimously confirmed Dr. Annette Trimbee as President and Vice-Chancellor for a second term, in effect until June 30, 2024. Dr. Trimbee assumed the role in August, 2014, and key accomplishments to date under her leadership include completing a university-wide strategic directions plan, the construction of Leatherdale …Read more >

It’s Charter Day! Happy 50th UWinnipeg!

WINNIPEG, MB – The Monkees, Petula Clark, Frankie Valli, Diana Ross and the Supremes…this is the soundtrack to 1967 topping Billboard, as The University of Winnipeg officially became a university. The signing of our University Charter by Premier Duff Roblin occurred on Friday, September 15, 1967. At the time, our total student population was 3,008, …Read more >

Statement on diversity by UWinnipeg president

STATEMENT BY DR. ANNETTE TRIMBEE – President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg has a deep commitment to valuing and protecting the diversity of people who form our campus and community. Our incredible diversity is our greatest strength.  Recent events in Charlottesville and elsewhere, including disturbing graffiti in Winnipeg neighbourhoods, illustrate that …Read more >