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Lakeisha Barkman and Jerome Harper, shown here with their supervisor Prof. Shirley Thompson, won the audience prize for best student presentation at this year’s H2O conference.

First Nations and students collaborate on cleaner water

May 24, 2018 — 
Survey results were presented by H2O program student Lakeisha Barkman on May 18 at the University of Manitoba’s fifth annual First Nation water and sanitation security conference

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Arthur Mauro, Chancellor Emeritus and alumnus of the University of Manitoba, at the Dec. 8, 2017 gift announcement. Arthur Mauro, Chancellor Emeritus and alumnus of the University of Manitoba, at the Dec. 8, 2017 gift announcement. // Photo by David Lipnowski

$5 million gift brings hope, dreams of new Geneva

December 8, 2017 — 
Transformational gift will elevate Winnipeg’s reputation as a global hub for human rights and social justice

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Arthur Mauro, Chancellor Emeritus and alumnus of the University of Manitoba.

Winnipeg, the new Geneva?

December 8, 2017 — 
Arthur Mauro announces $5 million to Front and Centre campaign

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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 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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