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Photo of Dr. Dallas Hunt


A lifelong learner of the Cree language, Indigenous scholar publishes his first book

January 17, 2019 — 
First to obtain a PhD from his nation, Dr. Dallas Hunt also welcomes his first book, Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock.

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Duncan Mercredi

Faculty of Arts

Cree-Métis poet and storyteller latest Writer-In-Residence

January 17, 2019 — 
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture welcomes Duncan Mercredi as its Winter 2019 Writer-In-Residence

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Food Systems Research Group

FSRG talk – A quarter century of organic & ecological research and teaching

January 16, 2019 — 
Jan 30 FSRG talk: Martin Entz shares insight into 27 years of plant science studies at the University of Manitoba

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Food Systems Research Group

Pillsbury Bake-Off contest a slice of American home baking history

January 16, 2019 — 
The evolution of American food culture through the lens of corporate influence

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Distinguished Alumni Awards 2019.

Building better futures for all: meet the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

January 16, 2019 — 
UM graduates making the world a better place

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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

The Conversation: Not every tax break is a smart tax break

January 15, 2019 — 
Whenever government adjusts taxation rules to offer a deduction or credit, economists call this a “tax expenditure” to distinguish it from the direct expenditures authorized by treasury boards

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Op-ed: Diversity in politics can lead to gains

January 11, 2019 — 
Does increased diversity matter for what governments actually do? Do governments tend to act differently when they are staffed by more diverse sets of representatives?


The Bison women's hockey team bring home the gold in the U SPORTS National Championships! PHOTO COURTESY BRANDON VANDECAVEYE, WESTERN UNIVERSITY.

Top stories of 2018

December 21, 2018 — 
Another amazing year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba

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CBC: Ethicist, recovering alcoholic blast Liquor & Lotteries’ sale of cheap booze at downtown store

December 18, 2018 — 
'They're making money off people who have serious health problems. They know that.'


Members of Begade Shutagot’ine, a small community of a few hundred people living in and around Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), on the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories, have their story documented by Native Studies professor Peter Kulchyski in his book, A Report of an Inquiry into an Injustice. The Begade Shutagot’ine are the continued owners of the land and Kulchyski bears eloquent witness to the Begade Shutagot’ine people’s two-decade struggle for land rights, which have been ignored by federal and territorial authorities.

Top 5 2018 University of Manitoba Press Books

December 17, 2018 — 
U of M Press picks some of its favourite titles from 2018, and you have a chance to win one of them

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