Friends of Upper Fort Garry (FUFG) announced today that The Forks North Portage Partnership will be providing a total of $900,000 in planning and project management services over five years. This commitment of $180,000 per year will cover operational expenses that relate to planning, construction and administration of the Upper Fort Garry interpretive park. Mr…. Read More
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Deadline Extended for Upper Fort Garry
Friends of Upper Fort Garry (FUFG) announced today that the City of Winnipeg, with the agreement of Crystal Developers, has granted a two year extension to their March 31, 2008 deadline. In Decemb er 2007, FUFG was given the deadline to raise $10 million and to meet several other criteria. To date, $8.2 million has… Read More
Manitoba Métis Federation Gives $1 Million to Upper Fort Garry
Today, the Friends of Upper Fort Garry announced that the Manitoba Métis Federation is contributing $1 million to the Create a Future for Upper Fort Garry campaign. This brings their publ ic fundraising total to $5.2 million.The gift, announced today by David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Métis Federation, will go a long way towards… Read More
$3.5 million public campaign launched!
Today, the Friends of Upper Fort Garry announced the launch of a public fundraising campaign to generate $3.5 million by March 31, 2008. The funds will be us ed to reclaim and transform Upper Fort Garry into a world class heritage park and interpretive centre for all Manitobans and visitors. Dr. Jerry Gray, Chair of… Read More