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Fall 2019 Mini-Session

THE WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE OF 1919: THREE PERSPECTIVES: THREE WEEKS 

Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 mini-session of the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program! This exciting program of three sessions is for seniors 60-plus and is open to alumni and friends of the University of Manitoba.

  • Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Runs November 6 until November 27

NOVEMBER 6

TOPIC: Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

Presenter: Dr. Julie Guard, Professor, History and Labour Studies

NOVEMBER 20

School of Art Gallery Visit: Robert Kell’s Winnipeg General Strike, 1919/ Bloody Saturday: The Making of a Monument| Noam Gonick and Bernie Miller

Presenter: Dr. Shep Steiner

** please note that this session will begin at 2:30 p.m. 

NOVEMBER 27

Spies and Secret Codes of the Winnipeg General Strike

Presenter: Wayne Chan, Research Computer Analyst, Centre for Earth and Observation Science

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David Ambrose poses in his play therapy clinic, with gym mats and colourful balls behind him.
Therapist at Play

When David Ambrose [BMROT/00] was 10 years old, growing up in Teulon, Man., the first seeds of his career were planted while he watched the Calgary Flames make a run for the Stanley Cup in 1989. It wasn’t hockey legends like Lanny McDonald who caught his attention. Instead, he noticed Bearcat Murray, the team’s athletic trainer, tending to injured players on the ice.

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