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Globe and Mail: Marijuana won’t be allowed at office parties for Manitoba civil servants

May 28, 2018 — 
“Alcohol is ingrained in our ways of doing business. Marijuana isn’t,” said Sean MacDonald, who teaches business administration at the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business

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Globe and Mail: Medical school graduates face growing problems obtaining required residency positions

May 28, 2018 — 
More than many Canadian medical schools, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba seems to understand the current plight of the country’s medical students.

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Globe and Mail: Governor General’s Innovation Awards: How six Canadian breakthroughs are making a difference worldwide

May 28, 2018 — 
As the Globe and Mail reports, past and present U of M faculty and researchers Gary Kobinger and Xiangguo Qiu have been recognized with Governor General’s Innovation Awards

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Nunavut News: Chester teens drill for science

May 25, 2018 — 
A group of 12 students from grades nine through 11 at Victor Sammurtok School had a unique opportunity with the arrival of a pair of Winnipeg scientists in Chesterfield Inlet earlier this month.

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CBC: Winnipeg author wins $40K national First Novel Award

May 23, 2018 — 
Michael Kaan received the 2018 Amazon.ca First Novel Award for his book The Water Beetles on Tuesday

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Yahoo!: Physicists Just Measured One of the Four Fundamental Forces of Nature. Now They’re Bummed.

May 23, 2018 — 
"This is the smallest and most precise asymmetry ever measured in the scattering of polarized electrons from protons," said U of M's Peter Blunden

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Wpg Free Press: U of M researchers battle MS from new angle

May 22, 2018 — 
It’s potentially game-changing research that’s going on in our backyard.

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Bloomberg: Winnipeg’s NHL Playoff Run Gives Its Economy a Boost

May 15, 2018 — 
“This is good economically for the city,” said University of Manitoba economics professor Ryan Compton

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Op-ed: Canada is obliged to assess refugee claims no matter how they entered Canada

May 7, 2018 — 
Rhetoric on refugees only hurts border control

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Edmonton Journal: ‘Legacy of love’: Victim killed in Southgate Centre attack remembered as compassionate, civil man

May 2, 2018 — 
Iain Armstrong grew up in Liberia before he and his family returned briefly to their ancestral home of Scotland in 1967, before moving to Canada

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