Annette Trimbee

UWinnipeg a signatory to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord

Today The University of Winnipeg joined more than 80 local organizations, businesses, groups, and individuals in becoming a signatory to the City of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord, an initiative spearheaded by Mayor Brian Bowman. The Accord is a commitment to the ongoing journey of reconciliation in Winnipeg, inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to …Read more >

UWinnipeg condemns mosque shootings

WINNIPEG, MB – On behalf of students, faculty and staff, Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, and Kevin Settee, President of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association, issued the following joint statement. “It is with profound sadness that we absorb the senseless killing of innocent people peacefully at prayer in a Muslim …Read more >

Diversity is UWinnipeg’s strength

By Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg. Published  — Winnipeg Free Press December 14, 2016 In commenting on post-secondary education (Education Minister wants to shake up post-secondary funding, WFP, Dec. 7), Education Minister Ian Wishart said the province needs to balance universities’ and colleges’ revenue needs with accessibility. There is an important …Read more >

UWinnipeg and FortWhyte collaborate on research, education

Students and researchers have a new habitat to study in, thanks to a beneficial partnership established between UWinnipeg and FortWhyte Alive.

Strengthening research collaborations

Today the University of Winnipeg and the Government of Canada strengthened their relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at increasing research collaborations and student opportunities. The goal is to share expertise on important challenges such as climate change and Indigenous economic development, and encourage the exchange of ideas through forums such as …Read more >

Ministerial Panel concludes assignment

Dr. Annette Trimbee was honoured to have served, at the Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr’s request, on a three person Ministerial Panel pertaining to the proposed Trans Mountain  Pipeline Expansion. Reporting to the federal government, the Panel’s mandate was to listen to what Canadians said was missed in the National Energy Board review of …Read more >

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 >