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Winnipeg to host NORAD 60th Anniversary in Canada

April 16, 2018 — 
Winnipeg is hosting the Canadian NORAD 60th anniversary celebrations on May 24, 2018.

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Op-ed: Manitobans should be worried in wake of Hydro resignations

March 26, 2018 — 
Karine Levasseur, associate professor of political studies, weighs in on recent events at the Crown corporation


Manitoba legislature.

Provincial Budget 2018, U of M response

March 12, 2018 — 
The U of M continues its strategic resource planning process and will present its 2018-19 budget in May.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Jan. 31, 2018 town hall at the University of Manitoba. // Photo from Mike Latschislaw

Prime Minister Trudeau’s town hall draws hundreds to U of M campus

February 1, 2018 — 
Trudeau hosted a town hall on Fort Garry campus on Jan. 31, drawing a full house of 1,800 people to the discussion



Global: Donald Trump, world leaders willing to talk to North Korea about giving up nukes. That likely won’t happen

November 10, 2017 — 
“A lot of things would have to happen and I’m not sure any of them are possible at this moment,” said Andrea Charron



Op-ed: Religious taunts disappointing

November 9, 2017 — 
The Governor General is supposed to be an impartial point of loyalty and pride for all Canadians.



CBC: Three years down, one to go: Brian Bowman enters home stretch of his first mayoral term

October 24, 2017 — 
Prof Royce Koop weighs in



CBC: A healthy deal for Manitoba?

September 13, 2017 — 
Professor Emeritus Paul Thomas, political studies, wrote the following op-ed for CBC. It was originally published on Sept. 12, 2017.


Toronto Sun: Let’s put Wynne where she belongs

September 12, 2017 — 
A study by political scientists Andrea Rounce and Karine Levasseur at the University of Manitoba in 2015 showed public sector workers tend to vote on the left,


Hill Times: Defence minister’s ex-parliamentary secretary says Canada should join ballistic missile defence

August 30, 2017 — 
Andrea Charron said the Defence Committee should hear from “people to explain to them how exactly how difficult it is, how unproven it is, how expensive it can be” to pursue ballistic missile defence.

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