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Manitoba Metis Federation and University of Winnipeg to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

January 30, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY

January 30, 2018

Manitoba Metis Federation and University of Winnipeg

to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Winnipeg, MB – Tomorrow the Manitoba Metis Federation and The University of Winnipeg will sign a Memorandum of Understanding which brings an additional $600,000 to support Métis scholarships at UWinnipeg over the next decade, including the creation of a Métis Scholar-in-Residence position.

Date:               January 31, 2018

Time:               11 a.m.         

Location:        Room 16, 150 Henry

Who:               David Chartrand, President, Manitoba Metis Federation

                        Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg

Joan Ledoux, Minister of Provincial Education, Manitoba Metis Federation

Brian Daly, President and CEO, University of Winnipeg Foundation

Dr. Jino Distasio, Vice-President Research and Innovation, University of Winnipeg

Sharon Parenteau, General Manager, Louis Riel Institute

 

A full media release will be available after the event.

 

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Believe in Yourself; Believe in Métis.

 

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is the official democratic and self-governing political representative for the Métis Nation’s Manitoba Métis Community. The Manitoba Métis are Canada’s Negotiating Partner in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

 

For media information, please contact:

Lindsay Ridgley
Director of Communications
Manitoba Metis Federation

Phone: (204) 586-8474
Cell: (204) 806-4752
E-mail: lindsay.ridgley@mmf.mb.ca

 

Diane Poulin
Senior Communications Specialist
University of Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 988.7135
Cell: (204) 293-1167
Email: d.poulin@uwinnipeg.ca


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