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CBC: Judge to decide fate of man accused in 1984 killing of Candace Derksen today

October 18, 2017 — 
Frank Cormier, a criminologist at the University of Manitoba, says regardless of the outcome there will still be unanswered questions.

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Op-ed: Made-in-Manitoba tax proposal pointless

October 5, 2017 — 
To keep things from getting a great deal worse, we have got to get the carbon monkey off our back. If our climate policy in Manitoba is summed up in a farm-exempt $25 flat tax, the monkey will be in no rush to budge

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Sun: Preventative measures like this are just the beginning, says U of M prof

October 4, 2017 — 
Prof Rick Linden weighs in on public safety around the stadium

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a brain made up of words associated with dementia

Are you a family member living with someone with cognitive impairment or dementia whose behaviours are changing?

May 5, 2017 — 
Research study seeking participants

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New study reveals extent of issues facing trans youth in the Prairies

May 4, 2017 — 
Over half (53 per cent) of school-aged trans youth from the Prairies reported being bullied in school

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Rising Up on campus

March 15, 2017 — 
UM will be host to the Rising Up conference on March 17 and 18

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Wpg Free Press: Rising from the ashes

January 23, 2017 — 
German synagogue exhibit reconstructs aspects of Jewish history destroyed by Nazis

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Globe and Mail: One year after arrival, Syrian refugees continue to face employment barriers

December 6, 2016 — 
Recognition of foreign credentials is a key challenge, says Lori Wilkinson

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Sun: Study ranks Winnipeg low on best places to be a woman

October 14, 2016 — 
“I think it’s important to be able to look at this through a gender lens but, as a woman, I’m troubled that we’re near the bottom,” University of Manitoba sociology professor Susan Prentice said

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Public lecture: Refugees in Canada, challenges and opportunities

October 14, 2016 — 
Sociology professor Lori Wilkinson has been studying the resettlement of refugees in Canada and on Oct. 17 she will share her latest research.

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