Convention 2018

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


Important Dates

  • February 3: New Membership Deadline (for first-time and lapsed members in order to be eligible to attend Convention)

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