In recognition of this important day, it is fitting to discuss the implementation of the UN Declaration in Canada. Why is it important, and how does it help address the challenges we currently face in Canada?
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
TOPIC: Winnipeg General Strike of 1919
Presenter: Dr. Julie Guard, Professor, History and Labour Studies
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.
Spies and Secret Codes of the Winnipeg General Strike
Presenter: Wayne Chan, Research Computer Analyst, Centre for Earth and Observation Science
Recent Alumni Stories
UM contingent of athletes, coaches and officials heading to Olympic Games includes students, staff and alumni
Dr. Julie Guard, Professor of history and labour studies spoke with Bea Bruske [BA/91], the new President of the Canadian Labour Congress.