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Op-ed: Conservative future post-Harper uncertain

April 10, 2017 — 
The Conservative leadership race has exacerbated many of the divisions that Harper effectively kept welded together.



CTV: Winnipeg weapons expert studying ISIS arms factories in Iraq

April 4, 2017 — 
Prof James Fergusson provides context

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

Op-ed – Remember: politicians are people, too

March 27, 2017 — 
'It’s easy to paint all politicians with the same brush. We forget politicians are human and, like everyone else, they often have experienced hardship and tragedy in their lives.'

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Experts available for comment on federal budget

March 22, 2017 — 
Economists and political scientists available to media

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Photo Gallery: Daughters of the Vote Instagram Takeover

March 16, 2017 — 
Indigenous UofM students convey their experience in Ottawa on International Women's Day

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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


Steve Lecce answers questions during the political studies lecture series

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Real world problems and political studies

February 6, 2017 — 
The political studies department has launched a new initiative aimed at members of the campus community


(L-R) U of M students Samantha Blatz and Allison Kilgour.

U of M students selected for national conference exploring options for Canada’s future

January 31, 2017 — 
U of M students headed to Ottawa in February for a national gathering of experts and free thinkers to discuss the future of Canada and what it can become over the next 50 years

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"The State of Canada’s Multiculturalism" panel

Faculty of Arts

33rd annual student-led conference a great success

January 28, 2017 — 
The 33rd annual J.W. Dafoe Political Studies Students' Conference wrapped up this Friday, was extremely successful.

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Canada in the World, at 150

January 24, 2017 — 
The 33rd annual J. W. Dafoe Political Studies Students’ Conference will be held in the Great Hall of University College on the Fort Garry Campus from Jan. 25-27, 2017


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