Brandon University report details Indigenous economic impact in Manitoba for the first time

Indigenous people in Manitoba make strong contributions to the provincial economy, which have been detailed for the first time in a comprehensive report released today. Indigenous spending in Manitoba totaled $9.3 billion in the year 2016, the equivalent of contributing 3.9% to the provincial GDP — greater than oil and gas (including mining), food and […]

BU Geology students host major western Canadian conference

Brandon will be a hub for the study of the geosciences in Western Canada this week as Brandon University (BU) students host the Western Inter-University Geosciences Conference (WIUGC). The Department of Geology at BU is bringing the annual student-run conference to Brandon for the first time, with the event beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 9 and […]