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Law student Rayanna Seymour and professors Katherine Starzyk and Karen Busby (left to right) are studying which strategies work best when advocating for drinking water rights. (Photo by Victoria Grima.)

From the lab to the reserve

June 6, 2017 — 
Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips this month from those who have walked that path before them

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H2O First Nation drinking and wastewater research conference

May 9, 2017 — 
Fourth annual conference will be held June 1-2 on the Fort Garry campus

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Canadian and U.S. flag image from Photo Phiend/Flickr.

Op-ed: Standing up to the ‘moron’ in the White House

March 9, 2017 — 
As yet another xenophobic executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to increase the flow of asylum seekers into Canada, I find myself wondering what my father would advise.

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Stephen Lewis speaks on the erosion of human rights

March 2, 2017 — 
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Op-ed: Canada’s children deserve better

December 16, 2016 — 
What if, this holiday season, we granted children their rights, the ones we agreed to implement and to which they are legally entitled?

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CBC: About 900 LGBT couples tied knot since same-sex marriage legalized in Manitoba

September 16, 2016 — 
Twelve years ago, Manitoba became the fifth province or territory in the country to legalize same-sex marriage

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Free Press: Premier’s absence criticized

June 14, 2016 — 
Professor Karen Busby provides her thoughts

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Antibiotic resistance found in First Nation drinking water

May 30, 2016 — 
University of Manitoba microbiologists have identified a new threat to household water in First Nation communities

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Faculty of Law

Canadian Lawyer op-ed: Who counts? Transparency and inclusion in the 2016 census

May 26, 2016 — 
Read Professor Karen Busby's Canadian Lawyer op-ed on transparency and inclusion in the census.

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First Nation water rights research conference

May 24, 2016 — 
Is contaminated drinking water spreading dangerous antibiotic resistance?

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