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Photo by Jason Halstead [BPE/92]

Ian McDonald

May 1, 2017 — 
When he was younger he wanted to invent things, and he also enjoyed making arguments. His parents said he should pursue law, but he chose philosophy.

One Country, Many Stories

May 1, 2017 — 
Winnipeg holds the record for the largest Canada Day living flag. And each person in red or white brings with them a personal connection to this land.

President David Barnard

A Look Forward

May 1, 2017 — 
“We can make Canada even better.”
 This was a statement I heard repeated many times, and from many people, at Converge 2017.

Lifting Us All

May 1, 2017 — 
150 for Canada, 140 for the University of Manitoba. 50, a new label for me to wear.

Life is a Stage

May 1, 2017 — 
When Ari Cohen [BA/91], who stars in the CBC series Shoot the Messenger, first stepped on stage with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre—and got paid—he realized: Hey, maybe acting is a viable career.

Speak Up

May 1, 2017 — 
Chimwemwe Undi [BA(Adv)/16] loves to see quirky misspellings on Twitter, like Pre-Madonna. While grammarians get mad, the 22-year- old linguistics grad—a rising star in Canadian spoken word poetry—gets excited.


Shooting Gallery

May 1, 2017 — 
When I see someone shoot up, licking their arm first to clean the skin, the nurse in me urges them to use alcohol instead.

Then and Now

May 1, 2017 — 
As we hit the 140-year mark, we look at what was and what is.

Governor General David Johnston

May 1, 2017 — 
As the nation marks a big birthday, the Queen’s representative in Canada—one of a select 28 since Confederation—wants to know what your gift to this country will be.

Photo of Murmur Exhibit by Kevin Bertram

The Art of Science

May 1, 2017 — 
As both scientist and artist, Seema Goel is intentionally unconventional.

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