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Asper School of Business

Winnipeg Free Press: Local Toys “R” Us locations make room for HMV

February 13, 2024 — 
Local Toys “R” Us locations make room for HMV

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Faculty of Law

Desautels Centre shares inaugural Report on Business Law and Private Enterprise

February 7, 2024 — 
The Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law has released an important research-based report highlighting current critical factors to the interaction of private enterprise and business law in Manitoba. 

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University of Manitoba injects $7.3 billion into Manitoba’s economy

October 20, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba contributed an estimated $7.3 billion to Manitoba’s economy in 2022-23, greater than 9 per cent of Manitoba’s recent GDP.


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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law moves forward with plans for the future of the Desautels Centre

August 27, 2021 — 
Exciting news is on the horizon at Robson Hall for students and scholars of private enterprise law. The Faculty of Law is home to the Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law, the focus of which is to develop a multi-faceted and clinical approach to understanding private businesses, with law and business being the two pillars of the practice and area of study.

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Portrait of Dr. Virginia Torrie beside her new book Reinventing Bankruptcy law

Faculty of Law

Law professor’s accessible first book earns global attention, local award nomination

May 27, 2021 — 
A year ago, Dr. Virginia Torrie published her first book, Reinventing Bankruptcy Law: A History of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (University of Toronto Press, 2020). Given that it is about her favourite subjects – bankruptcy and history, and given her proven track record of being an excellent teacher (having won the 2017 Barney Sneiderman Award) it is not too surprising that it was short-listed for the 2021 Manitoba Book Awards’ Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction.

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August 12, 2019 — 
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The Honourable Douglas Everett [LLB/51, LLD/17], who received an honorary degree from the U of M in 2017


The passing of a true Winnipeg entrepreneur and man of integrity

March 29, 2018 — 
The Honourable Douglas Everett [LLB/51, LLD/17], influential entrepreneur, politician, and former senator, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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