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Visionary Conversations News Archive

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Dynamic dialogue on the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians

February 14, 2018 — 
If you missed the latest Visionary Conversation, watch the complete video here

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Visionary Conversations: Are black Canadians equitably represented in positions of power and influence?

Visionary Conversations set for Feb. 13

January 19, 2018 — 
In recognition of Black History Month, President David Barnard will host a new Visionary Conversations exploring issues and insights relevant to the experience of Black Canadians

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Students from the Métis University Students Association adorn the statue of Louis Riel with a traditional sash

University of Manitoba’s upcoming community events

January 18, 2018 — 
Explore a variety of public events on campus and in the community through February, 2018

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(right to left) President David T. Barnard at Visionary Conversations with panelists Diane Redsky and Evelyn Forget.

Visionary Conversations delves deep into the topic of poverty

March 13, 2017 — 
A number of Manitoba’s community leaders looked in-depth at the issue

Visionary Conversations - Why do we allow poverty to persist in Canada?

Why do we allow poverty to persist in Canada?

March 8, 2017 — 
President and Vice-Chancellor David T. Barnard hosts the next Visionary Conversations event on Thursday, March 9, which will examine the issue of poverty

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(L-R) The Visionary Conversations panel Yutta Fricke, Richard Milgrom, Michelle Porter and Tanis Woodland on Dec. 8, 2016. Photo by Mike Latschislaw.

Visionary Conversations conveys insight into accessibility

December 12, 2016 — 
The dialogue included discussion of The Accessibility for Manitobans Act, which aims to identify, prevent and eliminate barriers for people, in order to make Manitoba an inclusive society

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Michelle Porter at Visionary Conversations on Dec. 8, 2016.

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FKRM’s Professor Porter discusses ageism at Visionary Conversations

December 9, 2016 — 
Dr Michelle Porter, a FKRM professor and director of the university's Centre on Aging, was a panelist at Thursday, Dec. 8's Visionary Conversations entitled What does an accessible Manitoba look like?

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Visionary Conversations on Campus.

Visionary Conversations: What does an accessible Manitoba look like?

December 6, 2016 — 
New accessibility laws take effect in December – is Manitoba ready? Join us for Visionary Conversations on Thursday, Dec. 8


November Visionary Conversations postponed

October 27, 2016 — 
'Why do we allow poverty to persist in Canada?' panel to be rescheduled

The 2016 season of Visionary Conversations launched with a panel discussion on Reconciliation. (Left to right: Tina Keeper, Ry Moran, Lenard Monkman, Nahanni Fontaine, moderated by President David Barnard)

Moving towards Reconciliation

September 22, 2016 — 
The 2016 season of Visionary Conversations launched with a discussion that addressed how the country can move forward in Reconciliation

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