Convention 2018

Soon New Democrats will gather at the Keystone Centre in Brandon from May 4 - 6 for our annual three day policy convention gathering.

Convention is an exciting opportunity to get engaged and help grow our party — and work towards social, economic, and environmental justice in Manitoba.

Check this page regularly for all the latest news & updates on Convention 2018.

Friday, May 4: Call to Order at 6:00 PM

Saturday, May 5: Call to Order at 9:00 AM, Adjournment at 3:30 PM

Sunday, May 6: Call to Order at 9:00 AM, Adjournment in the early afternoon

Convention 2018 Dinner

Last week we announced Ryan Meili, the newly elected leader of the Saskatchewan NDP, will be our guest speaker at our Convention Dinner on Saturday, May 5 in Brandon!

Ryan Meili is a family doctor, teacher, community builder, and the MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin. For years, he has worked to build healthier communities across Saskatchewan and around the world. He is a passionate advocate for smart, fair, and forward-thinking policy that recognizes that we all do better when everyone has a chance to succeed.

Interim Leader Flor Marcelino and President David Woodbury Congratulate New Democrats for a Successful Convention 2017

Interim Leader Flor Marcelino and President David Woodbury thank New Democrats and over 550 delegates from across the province for a successful Convention 2017.

Delegates gathered in Winnipeg this weekend to consider 150 policy resolutions on the issues that matter most to Manitobans, including jobs & the economy, health care, education, and environmental protections, as well as amendments to the party constitution.

Federal NDP Candidate Mixer - Tickets Now Available!

My Fellow New Democrat,

It’s my pleasure to extend an invitation to you to attend a Federal Candidate Mixer at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (300 Memorial Blvd) on Friday, March 17, 2017.

To purchase tickets online, please visit secure.todaysndp.mb.ca/convention2017/fundraiser/register.asp

Starting at 6:30 p.m., this special event will kick off the Manitoba NDP’s 2017 Convention, and is a unique opportunity to engage the federal leadership race and meet your federal leadership candidates.

Manitoba NDP strikes special committee

“We are united in our resolve to move forward and develop a clear process for incorporating a leadership component into our annual general convention,” said Ellen Olfert, President of the Manitoba NDP. “This committee has a mandate from the Provincial Executive to provide recommendations and lay out the parameters of a potential leadership election as per our constitution.”

The special committee will be chaired by Olfert, and will include:

  • George Alevizos, Treasurer, Manitoba NDP Provincial Executive
  • Sonia Kowalewich, Former Provincial Secretary, Manitoba NDP