MB increases PSE funding by 4%

January 11, 2016

Manitoba has increased annual funding for PSE by $27.9 M, bringing the total to $710.8 M, an increase of 4%. The majority of the funding will go to the province’s universities, with the balance going to colleges and new programs. “We know that our colleges and universities provide opportunities for youth and help drive our economy,” said Premier Greg Selinger. Some of the larger targets include $844 K for a joint midwifery program at the University College of the North and the University of Manitoba, $1 M for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at uManitoba, and $3 M for graduate students at uManitoba. CBC | Winnipeg Sun | MB