Media Advisory - Bell and MTS to make exciting announcement supporting technology innovation in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - MTS, Bell and North Forge Technology Exchange will be joined by Premier Brian Pallister and Mayor Brian Bowman to announce important new support for innovation and growth in Manitoba's digital economy.


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

2:00 p.m. CDT


Adelaide Street (between McDermot and Bannatyne)


Premier Brian Pallister (Province of MB)

Mayor Brian Bowman (City of Winnipeg)

Jeff Ryzner (President – North Forge Technology Exchange)

George Cope (President and CEO – BCE Inc. and Bell Canada)

Jay Forbes (President and CEO – MTS)


Local businesses and tech startups will also be in attendance, including Assent Works, CEO Crawl, Eureka Project, ICTAM, Meet Up Winnipeg, New Media Manitoba, Ramp Up Manitoba, Ramp Up Winnipeg, Red River Tech Students and TedX Winnipeg.

A block party will follow the formal announcement and conclude at 7:00 p.m. CDT.

Event photos can be requested at


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For further information: Media contacts: MTS: Jeremy Sawatzky, 204-958-3230,; Bell: Michelle Michalak, 416-215-3021,


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