Institut collegial Vincent Massey Collegiate

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This article is about the high school in Winnipeg. For the high school in Brandon, see Vincent Massey High School.
Institut Collégial Vincent Massey Collegiate
VMC Crest.jpg
975 Dowker Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 1R7, Canada
School board Pembina Trails School Division
School type Public
Grades 9-12
Language English and French
Area Fort Garry
Campus Suburban
Mascot Trojan
Team name Massey Trojans
Colours Green and Black         
Founded 1960
Enrollment approximately 1300 students

Vincent Massey Collegiate (more commonly referred to as VMC or Massey) is a suburban, English and French Immersion high school. Named after Vincent Massey, the eighteenth Governor General of Canada, the school is located in the neighbourhood of Fort Garry in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It has approximately 1300 students enrolled in over 100 courses. The school offers core subjects in English and French, but offers the opportunity to take beginner-level Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese. The school has an English as an Additional Language Programme, which helps integrate students whose first language is not English.

They offer extracurricular activities including music, drama and international exchange programmes. Vincent Massey also offers online courses. The school was also one of the first National UNESCO ASPnet schools in Canada. Recently they have integrated Grade 9 French Immersion students into the school.


The school offers the opportunity of many clubs, groups, committees, and diverse programmes such as:

  • Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Jazz Ensembles
  • Concert Choir & Chamber Choir
  • Musicals
  • Dance
  • Art Club
  • Student Council
  • Peer Helpers Group
  • Glee Club
  • Archery Club
  • Breakfast Club
  • Marathon
  • Solid Rock
  • Sustainable Development Committee
  • Key Club
  • GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)
  • Peace & Social Justice Club
  • Chess Club
  • Improv
  • Youth in Philanthropy
  • School Newspaper: The Trojan Horse
  • Writer's Group
  • Teacher/Student Relations
  • Theatre practicum
  • Guitar club

Additionally, the Sustainable Development Committee hosted a conference on November 22, 2007 on Sustainability.

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Coordinates: 49°50′24″N 97°09′01″W / 49.8399°N 97.1503°W / 49.8399; -97.1503