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Wpg. Free Press: Origins of socialized medicine in Canada run deeper than Douglas

August 19, 2019 — 
In her latest book, Radical Medicine: The International Origins of Socialized Health Care in Canada, Esyllt W. Jones illuminates the ideological and social underpinnings of medicare

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The Canadian Press: ‘Tips on steroids:’ Social media both a help, hurdle for police investigations

August 16, 2019 — 
Social media can help or hurt police investigations such as the one into three homicides in northern British Columbia, says a criminologist

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Faculty of Arts 2019 Teaching Awards Announced

July 29, 2019 — 
The 2019 Faculty of Arts annual teaching awards have been announced. Arts congratulates the award winners on their commitment to students, higher learning and quality instruction.

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SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba

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Research and International News

A critical lens on legal reconciliation

July 15, 2019 — 
Dr. Jeremy Patzer credits his early interest in law, in part, to a duck

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126 Sherbrook Street by Sandeep Johal.

Reading the world

July 11, 2019 — 
Baton Rouge and books have been instrumental in shaping Hee-Jung Serenity Joo’s life and career

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The Conversation: Refundable tax credits would help alleviate poverty

July 10, 2019 — 
'Almost all families below the poverty line benefit from refundable credits'

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The Conversation: Charting an economic path forward for Indigenous people

July 8, 2019 — 
There is no time to lose.

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mage from the office of the Governor General of Canada: The insignia of the Order is a stylized snowflake of six points, with a red annulus at its centre which bears a stylized maple leaf circumscribed with the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM–Latin for “They desire a better country”.

The Globe and Mail: 2019 Order of Canada appointees have made their mark on all aspects of Canadian society

June 27, 2019 — 
Governor General of Canada Julie Payette announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including six from the U of M community

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A photo from circa 1916-17 showing the construction of the aqueduct that brought Shoal Lake water to Winnipeg. (Supplied photo)

Op-ed: The strike, Shoal Lake and Indigenous dispossession

June 18, 2019 — 
The Winnipeg General Strike and the arrival of Shoal Lake water in Winnipeg taps occurred at the same time, and in the same place, and are part of a larger story of Indigenous dispossession.

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