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Bill C-22 will provide income security to Canadians with disabilities, but it needs to be done right

September 22, 2023 — 
Canada’s first national disability benefit, Bill C-22, received royal assent on June 22, 2023. The bill was reintroduced in 2022 after initially being tabled two years prior.


Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Education as intervention

September 22, 2023 — 
This UM grad is testing how education can reduce racism towards Indigenous people

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St. John's College News

Welcoming Peter Jaeger, writer in residence, to the college community

September 15, 2023 — 
Peter has seen the world throughout his poetry, writing, and teaching career.  He is the author of fourteen books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, as well as several artist books.

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Research and International News

UM mental health program for older adults plans for national expansion

September 11, 2023 — 
Dr. Kristin Reynolds, director of the UM Health Information Exchange Lab, has been recognized with a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Aging Prize for her work to expand and evaluate the CONNECT Program.

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Faculty of Arts News

Discover something new: Books to inspire, inform and entertain

August 11, 2023 — 
Providing in-depth insights and analysis on a wide range of topics, from state schooling in British Columbia to essays of love and peace, our faculty are committed to sharing their research and creativity with the world. Whether you’re a student looking to expand your understanding, a researcher in need of reliable sources or simply someone with a thirst for knowledge, this sampling of books released over the past year are sure to provide the guidance you seek.

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Faculty of Arts News

Summer reads to pass the days

August 10, 2023 — 
Books have always been the perfect companion for any journey, whether it's a grand adventure to a far-off destination or a quiet retreat in your backyard. To help you decide on your next summer read, here’s some exceptional books from Faculty of Arts alumni published over the past year, each with its own unique attraction.

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Faculty of Arts News

Clinical psychology graduate program to double

August 2, 2023 — 
On July 21, the Province of Manitoba announced it will invest $412,000 to double the number of seats in the clinical psychology graduate program beginning in fall 2024. This is the first significant increase in student seats to this program in decades and will do much to help fill the urgent need for clinical psychologists in Manitoba.

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UM gets more than $400,000 to double seats in clinical psychology program

July 21, 2023 — 
A $412,000 investment by the Manitoba government will see the number of seats in the doctoral clinical psychology training program double at UM.

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Strange new tech world? We have courses for that.

July 17, 2023 — 
Five courses teaching students how to think about and apply technology in new ways so that we can make sure the cows are happy and the machines don’t toy with our emotions.

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Dr. Martin Scanlon and Dr. Robert Hoppa

Leadership announcement July 2023

July 4, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the extension of Dr. Martin Scanlon, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, and the appointment of Dr. Robert Hoppa, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts.

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