Month: February 2015

BRANDON, MB – Brandon College graduate, Mr. Frank McKinnon, a familiar face in Manitoba’s amateur sport community, was recently honoured with induction into the Order of Canada. McKinnon, Bachelor of Science class of ’55 graduate and member of the Brandon University (BU) Sports Wall of Fame, received the honour in Ottawa from Governor General David Johnston at the investiture ceremony held on February 13th, 2015 at Rideau Hall.

Born in rural Manitoba and raised in Brandon, Jillian is small-town modest but brilliant, earning a medical degree in six years compared to eight to ten for most Canadian doctors.
“At med school,” she says, “you meet all these people who have wanted to be doctors since they started walking.

BRANDON, MB – From February 13-15, 2015, the Vital Outcome Indicators for Community Engagement (VOICE) Youth Community Circle and Brandon University are bringing together First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) youth from across Manitoba to share perspectives on youth success at the Working Together to Support Youth Success–Youth Voices Forum.
The conference is for youth leaders who are passionate about First Nations, Métis, and Inuit issues and who want to work with university researchers to build youth success and leadership.