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Op-ed: Stop naming mass murderers in the media!

October 19, 2017 — 
The media can play a role in helping prevent future tragedies by not giving the perpetrators what they want. They can refuse to publish the names or photos of the people who commit these crimes.

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CBC: Judge to decide fate of man accused in 1984 killing of Candace Derksen today

October 18, 2017 — 
Frank Cormier, a criminologist at the University of Manitoba, says regardless of the outcome there will still be unanswered questions.

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Metro: ‘The costs are incredible’: Manitoba report weighs emotional, economic toll of MMIWG

October 17, 2017 — 
“If you don’t do anything, of course it’s going to cost you anyway, and you’re just basically not solving a problem,” Loxley said.

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Steinbach Online: Alumna Meets With Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

October 13, 2017 — 
'I think as you become exposed to people who have a new way of looking at things, who have a new idea that builds into your overall outlook, that might give you ideas on how you can really push forward'

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National Post: How prepared is Canada for a nuclear attack? ‘We get on our knees and pray’

October 12, 2017 — 
James Fergusson, director of the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Defence and Security Studies, testified in front of the Standing Committee

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Op-ed: Made-in-Manitoba tax proposal pointless

October 5, 2017 — 
To keep things from getting a great deal worse, we have got to get the carbon monkey off our back. If our climate policy in Manitoba is summed up in a farm-exempt $25 flat tax, the monkey will be in no rush to budge

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Sun: Preventative measures like this are just the beginning, says U of M prof

October 4, 2017 — 
Prof Rick Linden weighs in on public safety around the stadium

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Guardian: Op-ed: How sex robots could help with the nuts and bolts of relationships

October 3, 2017 — 
When sexbots become available, they could make relationships stronger by providing novelty and variety – or they might allow you to give up sex altogether

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Landfill. Photo: Alan Levin, Flickr

Op-ed: Household waste can heat our homes

October 3, 2017 — 
Household garbage is a low-hanging fruit in the area of utilizing waste biomass for energy. Let’s take a closer look at this potential resource.

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Mongabay: Spot the pattern: Whisker-prints and citizen science

October 2, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba researchers are pioneering the use of whisker pattern analysis software to identify and track polar bears in Canada.

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