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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Paid and unpaid care work for older chronically and terminally ill persons

October 4, 2018 — 
In her presentation at the Research Seminar Series Oct. 16, Dr. Laura Funk will summarize some of her own research into care work for chronically and terminally ill older adults, illustrating the possibilities of qualitative inquiry in this area.

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a mom cares for her elderly dad

Op-ed: It’s time we care more about family caregivers

April 3, 2018 — 
Make it easier for them to learn about and access formal services for the person they are caring for


Sport used as a tool for assimilation

February 16, 2018 — 
In the history of Canada, Residential Schools encouraged Indigenous students to participate in mainstream activities such as hockey or football instead of Indigenous activities such as lacrosse, for example

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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.


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



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


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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Faculty of Arts

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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