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The Star: Joseph Boyden story’s originality called into question

February 24, 2017 — 
Grad student Chuck Bourgeois reports on some oddities between texts

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Nat’l Post: ‘There was no great shock or anything’: How a baker survived the Titanic disaster by getting really drunk

February 23, 2017 — 
Gordon Giesbrecht talks about the physiology behind a drunk baker surviving the icy Atlantic

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Op-ed: Cutting government spending is out of step with economic times

February 22, 2017 — 
Economists: The mantra about belt-tightening and sacrifice to balance the books may be intuitively appealing, but it reflects an outdated understanding of the role of government in a modern economy.

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CBC: Manitoba Hydro’s walking on a tightrope — or is it?

February 21, 2017 — 
Economist John Loxley provides insight

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CBC: Giving workers unpaid days off ‘not pleasant … but fair,’ says former Ont. premier

February 17, 2017 — 
Professor emeritus Paul Thomas shares his thoughts

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MB Co-Operator: Preserve natural habitat and enjoy free pest control

February 16, 2017 — 
Entomologist Alejandro Costamagna shares his thoughts

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CBC: Winnipeg Transit drivers raising funds after colleague killed in on-the-job attack

February 15, 2017 — 
A separate GoFundMe page has been created by a University of Manitoba student.

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Globe and Mail: Winnipeg steps up with aid for refugees denied U.S. asylum

February 14, 2017 — 
Law students help out

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Wpg Free Press: Unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba

February 13, 2017 — 
Poet Jennifer Still is leading a unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba campus this winter

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CBC: Botulism: What you need to know

February 10, 2017 — 
Prof. Rick Holley helps explain

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