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HMS Cornwallis ship supporting the evacuation of Suvla in December

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UM joins First World War commemoration

October 30, 2018 — 
The World Remembers commemorates the millions of people who lost their lives in the First World War from Canada and fifteen participating nations

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The Conversation: Canada’s growing challenges with economic sanctions

September 17, 2018 — 
Canada is an enthusiastic supporter of economic sanctions.

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CF18 airplane conducting a flyby

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Winnipeg to host NORAD 60th Anniversary in Canada

May 23, 2018 — 
Winnipeg is hosting the Canadian NORAD 60 anniversary celebrations on May 24, 2018

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NORAD’s struggle for relevance on its 60th birthday

May 9, 2018 — 
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will celebrate its 60th anniversary this week.

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National Post: How prepared is Canada for a nuclear attack? ‘We get on our knees and pray’

October 12, 2017 — 
James Fergusson, director of the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Defence and Security Studies, testified in front of the Standing Committee

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Hill Times: Defence minister’s ex-parliamentary secretary says Canada should join ballistic missile defence

August 30, 2017 — 
Andrea Charron said the Defence Committee should hear from “people to explain to them how exactly how difficult it is, how unproven it is, how expensive it can be” to pursue ballistic missile defence.

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CTV: Winnipeg weapons expert studying ISIS arms factories in Iraq

April 4, 2017 — 
Prof James Fergusson provides context

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"The State of Canada’s Multiculturalism" panel

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33rd annual student-led conference a great success

January 28, 2017 — 
The 33rd annual J.W. Dafoe Political Studies Students' Conference wrapped up this Friday, was extremely successful.

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Canada in the World, at 150

January 24, 2017 — 
The 33rd annual J. W. Dafoe Political Studies Students’ Conference will be held in the Great Hall of University College on the Fort Garry Campus from Jan. 25-27, 2017

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Globe and Mail: Ottawa rewrites mandate for screening arms exports

August 2, 2016 — 
Andrea Charron, a member of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at the University of Manitoba, said export controls have arguably always been about balancing businesses interests and Canada’s national interests

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