Robert Vineberg

Civil servant.

He has a BA in History from University of Toronto, an MA in Canadian History and a Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, both from Carleton University. He spent 27 years of his career with Immigration, serving abroad, in policy positions at national headquarters and, more recently, as Director General of CIC’s Prairies and Northern Territories Region. He is currently [2011] a Senior Fellow with the Canada West Foundation and a Senior Policy Advisor to the Prairie Metropolis Centre. In recognition of his service to Manitoba immigrants, he received a Manitoba 150 Honour.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Welcoming Immigrants at the Gateway to Canada’s West: Immigration Halls in Winnipeg, 1872-1975
Manitoba History, Number 65, Winter 2011

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