Canadian Mennonite University

CMU announces $1.7 million Centre for Environmental and Economic Resilience

Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce the creation of a new centre that will incubate and nurture social enterprises.

The Centre for Environmental and Economic Resilience will develop policy, design, and enterprise innovations for a resilient economy that improves social equity and environmental protection. Continue reading Canadian Mennonite University

Extreme weather testing facility coming to RRC

Red River College

Shown above (from left): Ray Hoemsen, Executive Director, Research Partnerships & Innovation, RRC; Paul Vogt, President and CEO, RRC; Robert-Falcon Ouellette, MP, Winnipeg Centre; Ian Wishart, Minister of Education and Training, Province of Manitoba; Thomas Small, Director, New Product Development, New Flyer Industries; Dr. Mark Hoddenbagh, Vice-President, Strategic Development, RRC.
Shown above (from left): Ray Hoemsen, Executive Director, Research Partnerships & Innovation, RRC; Paul Vogt, President and CEO, RRC; Robert-Falcon Ouellette, MP, Winnipeg Centre; Ian Wishart, Minister of Education and Training, Province of Manitoba; Thomas Small, Director, New Product Development, New Flyer Industries; Dr. Mark Hoddenbagh, Vice-President, Strategic Development, RRC.

Red River College has announced the next steps in the construction of MotiveLab, a highly specialized extreme weather testing facility that will be the first of its kind in Western Canada. Continue reading Extreme weather testing facility coming to RRC

New year, new budget

State of the City Brian Bowman
State of the City
Brian Bowman

Hi Winnipeg,

It’s the start of a new year, which is always exciting. I hope everyone enjoyed a wonderful holiday season with loved ones!

A new year means a new budget, and preparing a city budget is no easy task. It requires difficult decisions and difficult choices, and I am pleased Council has voted on and passed the 2017 budget. Continue reading New year, new budget

The art of bartending

“A great bartender is one that can perform their craft with speed, efficiency and a smile on their face!”

If you have designs on becoming a great bartender, then you’ve probably already heard about Fine Art Bartending School. They offer the only national industry-recognized certification in Canada. Founded in 1973, they have nine schools across Canada, including Winnipeg and have trained over 60,000 bartenders over the last 40 years. Continue reading The art of bartending

The Burt

The Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts, aka "The Burt"
The Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts, aka “The Burt”

“The Burt” as it is affectionately referred to, is officially The Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts and was named after Burton Cummings in 2002, a Winnipeg-born performer, and former lead singer of the Guess Who. The building has a rich history and wasn’t always known as “The Burt”. Continue reading The Burt

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