MB announces no appeal of UMFA case


The Government of Manitoba has issued a brief statement indicating that it will “not be seeking leave to appeal” the University of Manitoba Faculty Association remedy case in the Supreme Court of Canada. The Manitoba Court of Appeal decided to uphold the decision to order MB to pay the UMFA $19.4M in damages for in labour negotiations. MB Premier Heather Stefanson indicated that it was time to “turn the page” on the events of 2016 for UMFA members and Manitobans.