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Grassroots care where it’s needed

May 10, 2023 — 
When considering the University of Manitoba’s impact on our province it can be hard to know where to start. There are so many stories and examples of how UM has improved and continues to improve the lives of Manitobans.

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Canada Post donation

Faculty of Education

Canada Post supports CanU mentorship program

October 9, 2019 — 
A $20,500-Canada Post grant will provide a youth mentorship program with support for technology, transportation costs, as well as nutrition and food services programs, said CanU founder Roger Berrington.

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Rita Courchaine

Faculty of Education

CanU recognizes outstanding volunteer

April 11, 2018 — 
When Rita Courchaine thinks about the impact of CanU, she recalls a shy young newcomer to Canada, and her dramatic transformation during her time in youth mentoring program

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2016 Student-Athlete Leadership and Community Development Award winners Jordan DePape and Chloe Werle // Photo by Jeff Miller

Every little bit counts

April 11, 2016 — 
Balancing academic studies, training and finding time to volunteer can be difficult but in the end it’s worth it

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A U of M Jazz student (aka Jazz Buddy) mentors a participant in guitar technique during the CanU Jazz Academy.

Community Stories

They can: Connections that make an impact

April 28, 2015 — 
The CanU program uses the expertise of partnering university departments and faculties to provide sport, literacy, nutrition, music and interactive educational experiences to connect kids from around Winnipeg.



Wpg Free Press: U of M student athlete and volunteer featured

November 24, 2014 — 
Kristjana Peterson volunteers with CanU

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