Annette Trimbee

New Chair Board of Regents

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg, welcomes Albina Moran as the new Chair of the Board of Regents, effective July 1, 2016. Albina practices law with Thompson, Dorfman, Sweatman with a focus on commercial law, industrial real estate and property development. She was named in the 2012 – 2015 Best Lawyers in Canada in the …Read more >

UWinnipeg reaction to provincial budget

Reaction to Provincial Budget – Statement by Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg May 31, 2016 We appreciate the provincial government’s decision to maintain the increase to our base grant by 2.5% for the coming year.   A strong post-secondary system is critical to the success of the provincial economy – it is …Read more >

Trimbee accepts Ministerial Panel appointment

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, is honoured to serve, at the Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr’s request, on a Ministerial Panel examining the proposed Trans Mountain oil pipeline. Dr. Trimbee has extensive experience in formulating public policy frameworks and brings with her considerable skills developed as a Deputy Minister …Read more >

Trimbee accepts Manitoba Hydro board appointment

Today it was announced that Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, has been selected to serve on the Manitoba Hydro Board where she will share her knowledge and expertise in water management and energy policy. “I am honoured to be part of the team overseeing the management of one of our most …Read more >

Trimbee congratulates new Premier

On behalf of the University of Winnipeg community, Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, today congratulated Premier Brian Pallister and his new Cabinet as they were sworn into office.  Trimbee noted that she looks forward to a collaborative relationship with all MLAs and in particular, the new Minister of Education and Training, Ian Wishart. Trimbee …Read more >

Universities critical to Manitoba’s success

By David T. Barnard and Annette Trimbee, on behalf of the Council of Presidents of Universities in Manitoba Published in the Winnipeg Free Press, April 27, 2016  How can we create opportunities for our young people, especially those from Indigenous communities? What will climate change mean for Manitoba’s communities and what should we do to …Read more >

Campus Welcome Celebrates Indigenous Languages

News release by Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Downtown Winnipeg businesses & city recreation centres install decals with message of welcome In an effort to create a sense of place and a feeling of welcome, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Aboriginal Peoples’ Advisory Committee launched a new initiative today that will invite downtown businesses to install decals with …Read more >

Annette Trimbee joins “The Winnipeg Promise”

MAYOR BRIAN BOWMAN ANNOUNCES ‘THE WINNIPEG PROMISE’ New Initiative to Identify Ways to Remove Barriers for Low Income Families and Children in Accessing Canada Learning Bond EDMONTON, Alberta – April 7, 2016 – While speaking today at Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayor’s Lead, Mayor Brian Bowman announced a new initiative called  “The Winnipeg Promise‟. This …Read more >

$2.5 million gift supports new Leatherdale Hall

 Expansion includes new academic, community spaces and return of beloved “Tony’s Canteen” WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Board of Regent’s last night approved construction of a $ 4.75 million dollar addition to Wesley Hall and the Collegiate, made possible by a generous lead gift of $2.5 million from Dr. Douglas W. and Mrs. …Read more >

RBC supports community recreation in RecPlex

UWinnipeg, in partnership with Spence Neighbourhood Association, received a $25,000 RBC Learn to Play Project grant today. This will allow hundreds of inner city youth and families to access high-quality programming for free.