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Metro: ‘A nightmare’: Report ranks Manitoba’s child poverty rate highest in Canada

December 7, 2017 — 
An annual report card that measures child and family poverty rates has given Manitoba a failing grade.

Tuula Heinonen. // Illustration by Sam Posnick

Student teachers

August 14, 2017 — 
Faculty members tell us what they’ve learned from their students

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Colin Bonnycastle, Director of the Northern Social Work Program presents Michelle Dorion with scholarship

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Student first to be awarded Thompson social work scholarship

May 25, 2017 — 
Michelle Dorion, is the first recipient of the Thompson Community Foundation Northern Social Work Program (N.S.W.P.)

Confucius sculpture

In the Name of Confucius: Film screening and panel discussion

April 10, 2017 — 
Why does China spend billions of dollars setting up Confucius Institutes around the world?


Shedlmor Sevillo

Supporting the dreams of others

March 15, 2017 — 
Unable to afford post-secondary education for herself, staff member compelled to help students who share her passion for advocacy

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Student role models awarded with the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary

March 10, 2017 — 
Bachelor of Social Work students currently studying with the Inner City Social Work Program (ICSWP) at the William Norrie Centre were awarded the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary. Jennifer Aarhus, student awards specialist, and Anna-Maria Pozzi, finance administrative assistant, The Winnipeg Foundation, presented twenty students with the bursary during a reception held on February 8, 2017.



Wpg Free Press: Study says no firm estimate on costs to raise a family a problem for government

March 8, 2017 — 
"Government and others speak a lot about evidence-based policy and here's an essential area of evidence that has essentially been ignored."

A 2011 literature review commissioned by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services found that while the number of university students living with mental illnesses continues to grow, more students are starting to come forward to seek help. // Photo from iStock

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Graduate student presents study on implementing Manitoba’s mental health strategic plan

March 1, 2017 — 
One of Karen De Blonde’s goals for her academic career is to improve mental health systems



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Raising awareness for organizations offering services to vulnerable, nominate today

March 1, 2017 — 
The Field Education Program is currently accepting nominations for their annual agency awareness/donation-raiser campaign.

Yvonne Pompana, Helen Mann award recipient, with Jim Mulvale, Dean & Michael Hart, award nominator

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Nominate a social worker, social activist or social work organization today

February 28, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Social Work is now accepting nominations for the Helen Mann 50th Anniversary Award.

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