On November 16, 2006, Conservative Members of Parliament visited the University of Manitoba as part of their Energy Caucus held in Winnipeg.
Russ Hiebert, MP who is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, along with Rob Anders, MP visited Professor Jim Fergusson's Centre for Defence & Security undergraduate class and participated in a round table discussion with graduate students and professors of the Centre.
The MP for the University's Fort Garry campus, Rod Bruinooge, who is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs and Northern Development, along with Rahim Jaffer, MP who is the Conservative Caucus Chair, visited Professor Richard Sigurdson's Intro to Canadian Politics Class.
Brian Storseth, MP visited Professor Barry Prentice's Transport and Economics Class at the I.H. Asper School of Business.
On November 17, 2006, John Alho attended a breakfast where the Treasury Board President, John Baird, spoke about Canadian Government priorities.