HANSARD Newsletter - Archive 2008-09

April 2009

  • MB Tuition Freeze Lifted
  • MB Budget Allocates $532M for PSE
  • New Stadium to be Built at UM
  • $26M in Funding Announced by CFI
  • New MLAs Elected
  • New City Councillor Elected
  • Enrolment Rates and Graduate Rates Increase in 2006-07
  • Call for Increased Research Funding
  • Global Recession Will Impact PSE
  • US President Urges Pursuit of PSE
  • Conservative PSE Caucus Established
  • Breakfast & Brainstorms
  • Leadership Event Series
  • Calendar of Events

January 2009

  • Federal Budget Delivered
  • Federal Speech From the Throne Opens 2nd Session of the 40th Parliament
  • UM to Receive $26M for Campus Improvements
  • New Canada-Manitoba Economic Partnership Agreement Signed
  • UM to Receive More than $2M in Research Support
  • Manitoba's International Education Strategy Released
  • $62M for Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research
  • Calendar of Events

December 2008

  • Economy Shrinking, Deficit Looming
  • Government Preparing Budget
  • House of Commons Prorogued
  • UM-Red River Crossing One Step Closer to Reality
  • AUCC Calls for Investments in University Infrastructure to Boost Economy
  • Universities Play Critical Role in Canadian Innovation System
  • Program Evaluation Set to Begin
  • Canada Signs Agreement with Brazil
  • Immigrant Family Resources Allocated to Children's Educational Future
  • Bright Futures Fund Launched to Help Disadvantaged Manitoba Students
  • Reasons for Leaving a Postsecondary Institution Without Graduating
  • Innovation Agency to be Created
  • Three Upcoming By-Elections
  • President's Reception for Provincial Government
  • Calendar of Events

October 2008

  • Responses to AUCC's Federal Election Questionnaire
  • EPI Analysis of Party Platforms
  • Additional Election Information
  • Canada Introduces 2 New Programs to Attract Top Researchers
  • CMEC Launches New Education in Canada Brand
  • Federal S&T Sub-Priorities Adopted
  • Canada on Top of OECD in PSE Completions
  • Promising PSE Data from Statistics Canada
  • Canada Signs S&T and Scholarships MOUs with Chile
  • Trends in State Funding for Higher Education
  • Hungarian Ambassador Tours RCFFN
  • MB PC Caucus Tours NCLE
  • Federal Funding for Aboriginal House
  • Calendar of Events

August 2008

  • Province Appoints Commissioner on Tuition and Accessibility to PSE
  • High Tuition Not Significant Barrier to PSE
  • Compete to Win Report Issued
  • New Lobbying Act in Force
  • Increase in Intellectual Property Income
  • Report Highlights Drop in PSE Funding
  • Calendar of Events

June 2008

  • Cereal Research Centre Identified as Early Candidate for Transfer
  • Proposed Copyright Law Amendments tabled in House of
  • Report on Mobilizing Science and Technology to Canada's Advantage
  • Two Provinces Release Reports on Their PSE Futures
  • New Cancer Stem Cell Research Partnership
  • Heard on the Hill

April 2008

  • Provincial Budget 2008
  • Province Commits $47M to Project Domino
  • City of Winnipeg Tables its 2008 Preliminary Operating Budget
  • Minister of Industry Creates Advisory Committee on the Canadian Space Agency
  • Federal By-Elections
  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada Funding
  • New Federal Clean Energy Technology Funds Announced
  • Visit by Delegation from China
  • Visit by Delegation from India
  • Breakfast & Brainstorms
  • $1.5M for New Storm Water Pumping Station
  • Upcoming Events

March 2008

  • Federal Budget 2008
  • Immunology Research Facility Funding Announcement
  • City of Winnipeg Appoints New Chief Administrative Officer
  • Visit to the University by Diana Youdell
  • Breakfast & Brainstorms
  • Composites Funding Announcement
  • Heard on the Hill
  • Upcoming Events