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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Country Guide: Detecting spoilage before it starts

August 1, 2017 — 
Adaptation of cancer-screening technology offers a better and safer way to check for grain bin moisture

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Op-ed: Invest in emergency care for children

July 26, 2017 — 
The unique medical needs of children present a special challenge for emergency care providers.

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Wpg Free Press: Spreading the news about West African cuisine

July 25, 2017 — 
'It’s very, very exciting, and I’m so thankful for all the students that voted for us'

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NY Times: Winnipeg’s Treaty Payments: Meager Reminder of a Painful History

July 24, 2017 — 
'The foundation of Canada is based on the exploitation and oppression of indigenous people'

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Wpg Free Press: I’ll take ‘Winnipegger who made it onto Jeopardy’ for $200, Alex

July 20, 2017 — 
What is, cool alum news?

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The Star: This Canadian doctor is going head-to-head with Gwyneth Paltrow over Goop

July 18, 2017 — 
Alum debunks bad celebrity-backed science.

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The Canadian Press: Hersh Wolch, lawyer who acted in several wrongful conviction cases, dies at 77

July 18, 2017 — 
'Lawyer Hersh Wolch is being remembered for his sharp intellect and his tireless advocacy in some of Canada’s most prominent wrongful conviction cases'

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Globe and Mail, and more: Sugar substitutes associated with weight gain and health problems, study says

July 17, 2017 — 
“I think a lot of people consuming them kind of assume they’re harmless because they contain zero calories. But what the evidence is suggesting is maybe there’s more to the story than that"

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CBC News: ‘This is just the right time’: The Forks plans Indigenous makeover at South Point

July 14, 2017 — 
'Nearly three decades after The Forks in Winnipeg set aside South Point Park for some form of Indigenous development, plans are underway for $1.2 million worth of new cultural and recreation amenities on the forested peninsula bounded by both the Red and Assiniboine rivers'

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Op-ed: Neechi Commons has become a vital hub for community

July 12, 2017 — 
'I am grateful that the young people involved in the University of Manitoba’s Rec and Read/Aboriginal Youth Mentorship Programs have learned about ethical social enterprise through our partnership with Neechi Commons and, before that, Neechi Foods Co-op'

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