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The Conversation: Refundable tax credits would help alleviate poverty

July 10, 2019 — 
'Almost all families below the poverty line benefit from refundable credits'

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The Conversation: Charting an economic path forward for Indigenous people

July 8, 2019 — 
There is no time to lose.

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mage from the office of the Governor General of Canada: The insignia of the Order is a stylized snowflake of six points, with a red annulus at its centre which bears a stylized maple leaf circumscribed with the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM–Latin for “They desire a better country”.

The Globe and Mail: 2019 Order of Canada appointees have made their mark on all aspects of Canadian society

June 27, 2019 — 
Governor General of Canada Julie Payette announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including six from the U of M community

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A photo from circa 1916-17 showing the construction of the aqueduct that brought Shoal Lake water to Winnipeg. (Supplied photo)

Op-ed: The strike, Shoal Lake and Indigenous dispossession

June 18, 2019 — 
The Winnipeg General Strike and the arrival of Shoal Lake water in Winnipeg taps occurred at the same time, and in the same place, and are part of a larger story of Indigenous dispossession.

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Nicole Rosen.

Canada Research Chairs to investigate electricity, linguistics, biodiversity, and stressed cells

June 18, 2019 — 
Federal government announces investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence, including four at the University of Manitoba

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'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

The Conversation: Canada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocide

June 7, 2019 — 
'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

June 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

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Arctic ice photo from iStock.

The Conversation: Canada’s UN submission will (eventually) draw the last lines on the map

June 5, 2019 — 
In May 2019, Canada made a partial submission to the United Nations to recognize an extended continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in the Arctic Ocean

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empty hall await8ing convocation

Honours bestowed on two faculty members at Fort Garry convocation ceremonies

June 5, 2019 — 
Dr. Rick Linden will have the title of Distinguished Professor conferred upon him, and Professor Aaran Caza will receive the Olive Beatrice Stanton Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Kom Bol is seeking to lead by example

Surviving culture shock and leading by example

June 4, 2019 — 
Bol is graduating with his fellow Arts class of 2019 on June 5, 2019. He hopes to attend graduate school in environmental law so that he can go back home to East Africa where he can work for an NGO

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