Wednesday, February 28th, 2007 was the University of Manitoba's 130th birthday. Celebrations were held at the University on the Fort Garry and the Bannatyne campuses. Manitoba's Minister of Advanced Education & Literacy, Diane McGifford, brought greetings on behalf of the Province of Manitoba at both locations. For more details about the celebrations, click here.
As well, to commemorate the event, Senator Sharon Carstairs and Senator Mira Spivak made statements in the Senate of Canada, and Anita Neville, MP and Rod Bruinooge, MP made statements in the House of Commons.