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Alumni Elliot Lazar (at left), Julie Lumsden (at right) and Anjali Sandhu (second from right) // Photo from "The Trump Card" courtesy: District Theatre Collective.

Fringing around town

July 18, 2017 — 
U of M students, staff and alumni take part in the 30th Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

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Kyla Shead, office assistant for Women and Gender Studies and Labour Studies // Photo by Chris Reid

Canada Summer Games 2017

Recollections from the Games: Kyla Shead

July 18, 2017 — 
Highlighting U of M alumni, faculty, staff and students involved in the Canada Games

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Faculty of Arts

Native Studies welcomes new faculty

July 5, 2017 — 
Native Studies welcomes three new members of faculty, and says good-bye to one.

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Meeting between Donnacona and Jacques Cartier // Photo: Digital Collection of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec

Kanata 150+, not Canada 150

June 30, 2017 — 
You’re going to hear a lot of stories this summer about Canada 150. This is the most important story of all and it's about a name

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CTV: Made in Manitoba book examines Canada 150 from an Indigenous perspective

June 28, 2017 — 
“It’s filling in some gaps, I think, in knowledge of what Canada’s true history is and that it didn’t simply start in 1867”

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Op-ed: Public servants deserve our support

June 16, 2017 — 
Public servants are an integral aspect of governing and delivering many public goods.


Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg.

Op-ed: Party loyalty shouldn’t stifle constructive debate in Manitoba Legislature

June 5, 2017 — 
Conceiving parliamentary democracy as simply a game in which there are winners and losers trivializes the processes of representation and deliberation to which all our 57 elected MLAs are meant to contribute.



Wpg Free Press: Tories accused of playing games with wage bill

May 23, 2017 — 
David Camfield, a professor of labour studies, weighs in

Black River Primary School students perform at Zong memorial 9 May 2017

An English professor’s journey through Jamaica: Or, how to keep history alive, mon!

May 19, 2017 — 
"We scholars must take every possible opportunity to disseminate our research, since one never knows the avenues through which something great will happen. Who could have guessed that the article on my discovery in UM Today would be seen by a woman in Jamaica?"

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CBC: Indigenous writers urge communities to reclaim own voices

May 16, 2017 — 
"Apologies are good, but we get apologies all the time as Indigenous people, and nothing really changes," says Niigaan Sinclair

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