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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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Oluwabunmi (Bunmi) Afolabi

Research and International

‘Experience the world through a new lens’

January 14, 2019 — 
For Oluwabunmi Afolabi, participating in the Students Without Borders internship program not only allowed her to put her knowledge into practice – but also offered a whole new outlook.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Cardiovascular & respiratory regulation during exercise: How does the body know how much blood flow & O2 is needed?

January 14, 2019 — 
How does exercise impact our cardiovascular and respiratory systems? Exercise physiologist Rodrigo Villar sheds light on this topic at next installment of the Health, Leisure, and Human Performance Research Institute's Research Seminar Series.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Cartilage research study seeking participants

January 11, 2019 — 
A new research study at the University of Manitoba will be like a walk in the park for participants. Except it won't be in a park: it'll be on a treadmill and you'll be wearing a weighted vest.

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Pavement and road traffic photo. // Image from Leif Norman.

Faculty of Engineering

The Conversation: After Humboldt: What is being done to reduce risks on Canadian roads?

January 9, 2019 — 
In the aftermath of a major road crash or a bridge collapse, two types of investigations are necessary

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Two people exercising in a gym

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Role of exercise in cardiovascular disease

January 8, 2019 — 
In a piece for the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences' CV Bulletin, FKRM's Dr Ayesha Saleem shares why exercise is a crucial commponent to your health.

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Active Living Centre Free Weights

The Conversation: Why you resolved to get thinner and fitter this year

January 7, 2019 — 
The patterns of resolutions, considered collectively, reveal what many of us consider to be virtuous

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a stethoscope warps around the globe

The Canadian Press: Heart attack, stroke can harm earning power due to life-altering effects: U of M study

January 7, 2019 — 
Middle-aged Canadians who have had a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest are less likely to be working three years later, and those who can keep working often experience a significant drop in income, researchers report.

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Marzoa Montalvo

Research and International

Sharing language and culture

January 4, 2019 — 
Thanks to a program organized by the International Centre, University of Manitoba students can practice a new language – and learn about a new culture – in a friendly, informal setting

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The northern fulmar, bird of prey // Image: Mark Mallory

Where to eat in the North American Arctic

January 4, 2019 — 
Researchers develop novel maps to help protect crucial Arctic ecosystems

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