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Centre for Human Rights Research News Archive

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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.



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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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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Free Press: New Brunswick woman with young baby says she was denied spa service

May 5, 2016 — 
"Is there a reasonable and bone fide reason to deny kids to be able to come into the place?"


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Public invited to join discussions on museums and human rights

September 6, 2015 — 
Join law and graduate students at a free, public seminar series on the Idea of a Human Rights Museum, led by the University of Manitoba professors

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