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View from the third floor of the Drake Centre. Looking from the balcony, across the way is a study area with glass around it and a sign that says Asper School of Business.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day: time for reflection and action

June 21, 2022 — 
Today, the Asper School of Business recognizes and celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day. We are located on Treaty 1 Territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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Tim Daniels and Whelan Sutherland, Treaty One Development Corporation, smiling in suits.

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Naawi-Oodena “centre of the heart and community” to become Canada’s largest urban reserve

February 7, 2022 — 
As the winter melt begins, so does the construction of Canada’s largest urban reserve, Naawi-Oodena. The massive project involving the evolution of the Kapyong Barracks site into an urban reserve with world class attractions is led by Asper alumnus Whelan Sutherland [BComm(Hons)/06], CEO, and Tim Daniels, Chief Development Officer for the Treaty One Development Corporation.

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Asper Scholarship winner, Alicia Boyes.

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Scholarship recipient uses mother’s legacy as academic inspiration

October 28, 2021 — 
'I am feeling stress-free about my financial circumstances and can focus on my studies, which is a blessing,' said Alicia Boyes, the 2021 recipient of the Scholarship in Indigenous Business Education.

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Asper School of Business

Op-ed: Finding the Truth in Reconciliation

September 28, 2021 — 
Op-ed written by Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe, [BComm(Hons)/88, MA/11], Indigenous Business Relations Executive-in-Residence at the Asper School of Business

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Dr. Gady Jacoby

Asper School of Business

Departing Asper School of Business Dean reflects on his tenure

September 22, 2021 — 
Jacoby’s commitment to student experience, EDI and the Drake Building will leave a lasting legacy.

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Birds eye view of a black and white staircase in the Asper School Drake building.

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Asper School of Business seeks Indigenous artists for new installation

June 22, 2021 — 
The Indigenous Art Committee at the I.H. Asper School of Business is seeking proposals for an art project to be installed on the main floor atrium stairwell in the Drake Building. Two dimensional or low relief work will be considered, including murals with permanent paint or other wall-mounted media.  

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A cement sign says Drake Centre, I.H. Asper School of Business and University of Manitoba Transport Centre. It's summer and there is a green tree and the red brick Drake Building in the background.

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A message from Dr. Gady Jacoby: Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2021 — 
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members at the Asper School of Business. It is also important to recognize that our commitment is ongoing, and we still have much work to do. 

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Carter Wilson

Asper School of Business

Asper alumnus hopes to inspire more Indigenous CPAs

June 2, 2021 — 
Asper School of Business alumnus, Carter Wilson [BComm(Hons)/18], is one of few Indigenous CPAs in Canada – and is hoping to change that.

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Asper student wins UM Trailblazer Award

May 21, 2021 — 
Jennifer Moose’s unique journey helps pave the road for other Indigenous business students

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Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe wearing a white shirt smiling at the camera.

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The business of reconciliation: Asper appoints new Executive-in-Residence

March 31, 2021 — 
Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe [BComm(Hons)/88, MA/11] has a long-term relationship with the University of Manitoba

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