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CBC: Tomson Highway, acclaimed Cree author and playwright, receives honorary degree

June 9, 2017 — 
The honorary degree recognizes Highway's "powerful truth telling, his generous artistic spirit, and his indelible leadership in the Indigenous creative arts."

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Wpg Free Press: A better life for Alzheimer’s patients

June 9, 2017 — 
New centre will work with U of M's Centre on Aging.

Free Press: Former U of M athletic director wins award

June 8, 2017 — 
'Coleen Dufresne’s commitment to the University of Manitoba and the growth and development of its athletic department for more than three decades has not gone unnoticed'

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CBC: Winnipeg woman helping to Indigenize the Senate at youth forum

June 7, 2017 — 
A ​Métis woman from Winnipeg will be sharing her story in the Senate on Wednesday as a part of an event to mark Canada 150 celebrations and Aboriginal History Month

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CBC: Sobey Art Award reveals female-dominated top 5 shortlist

June 6, 2017 — 
As CBC reports, alumna Divya Mehra [BFA(Hons)/2005] has been shortlisted for Sobey Art Award

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Wpg Free Press: It pays to pay attention to this young man

June 6, 2017 — 
Rob MacLennan, bet on him

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Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg.

Op-ed: Party loyalty shouldn’t stifle constructive debate in Manitoba Legislature

June 5, 2017 — 
Conceiving parliamentary democracy as simply a game in which there are winners and losers trivializes the processes of representation and deliberation to which all our 57 elected MLAs are meant to contribute.

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Mb Co-Op: Railway costing review risks, benefits

June 1, 2017 — 
“I don’t know if you want to mess with the system too much,” Derek Brewin said

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Wpg Free Press: Balanced budget plans in jeopardy: academic

May 30, 2017 — 
Michael Benarroch, dean of the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business, said the board’s growth forecast for the 2018-to-2021 period may be too pessimistic

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Wpg Free Press: U of M approves $648-million budget, avoids major cuts

May 24, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba has not only avoided spending cuts in next year's budget, it has been able to increase it in some areas on a one-time-only basis.

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