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Wpg Free Press: History class studies how our lives are affected by what we eat

March 23, 2017 — 
Sarah Elvins, a professor of history at the University of Manitoba, is more interested in looking at our culinary past.

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Canadian money //Photo: KMR Photography,flickr

Op-ed: Manitoba’s money problem

March 23, 2017 — 
How can Manitoba pay its bills?

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Beyond Harms: Public health and the end of cannabis prohibition, public lecture

March 16, 2017 — 
Lecture to focus on on the health effects of cannabis, and the implications for drug policy more generally

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Rising Up on campus

March 15, 2017 — 
UM will be host to the Rising Up conference on March 17 and 18

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Lidwien Van de Ven, Cairo, 25/01/2013 (Tahrir Square)

Living on, keep on keep on

March 7, 2017 — 
Mosaic to celebrate 50 years with lively symposium

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Op-ed: Cutting government spending is out of step with economic times

February 22, 2017 — 
Economists: The mantra about belt-tightening and sacrifice to balance the books may be intuitively appealing, but it reflects an outdated understanding of the role of government in a modern economy.

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CBC: Manitoba Hydro’s walking on a tightrope — or is it?

February 21, 2017 — 
Economist John Loxley provides insight

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CBC: Giving workers unpaid days off ‘not pleasant … but fair,’ says former Ont. premier

February 17, 2017 — 
Professor emeritus Paul Thomas shares his thoughts

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Wpg Free Press: Unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba

February 13, 2017 — 
Poet Jennifer Still is leading a unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba campus this winter

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

Should academics boycott U.S. conferences if the travel ban is in place? Public forum discussion on Feb. 15

February 13, 2017 — 
The discussion will serve as an opportunity for fellow academics to debate what is an ethical response to the actions and proposed action of the new U.S. administration

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