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Anti-poverty protesters march in downtown Winnipeg in 2018. Andrew Tod/Manitoba Federation of Labour, Author provided

Federal budget 2021: More is needed to break the poverty cycle

April 21, 2021 — 
'After birth, adverse childhood experiences — including poverty — can lead to a wide range of challenges later in life'

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Discover your future in Arts – March 16-April 7

March 5, 2021 — 
Are you a current Arts student or thinking about becoming one? Are you still deciding what to choose as your major? Or, are you already wondering what to do after graduation? If any of this sounds like you, you’ll want to attend the Discover Your Future in Arts series to see how earning a Bachelor of Arts degree can lead to an exciting career.

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Faculty of Arts

New Centre opens in the Faculty of Arts

February 3, 2021 — 
A new research centre at the University of Manitoba hopes to connect and serve social science researchers in the academic, private industry and non-profit communities.

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Op-ed: Pallister pursues ‘red state’ agenda

November 12, 2020 — 
UM economists explain

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Arts jobs in the business and finance industry

November 5, 2020 — 
As a student in the Faculty of Arts, you are gaining many marketable skills from your degree. If you are pursuing a liberal arts education and have a passion for business, here are a sample of some really cool business occupations commonly performed by Arts graduates.

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John Loxley teaching

John Loxley, ‘Canada’s economist answer to Robin Hood,’ has died

July 31, 2020 — 
His great personality and intellect will be missed.

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Faculty of Arts

Meet the 2020 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2020 academic medal winners. Their achievements are recognized in the Spring 2020 virtual convocation ceremony.

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New paper sheds light on how Canadians are working right now

June 1, 2020 — 
Two University of Manitoba economists have completed a empirical analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian workplace.

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Dr. Michael Benarroch is the 12th president of the University of Manitoba

Life in a post-COVID-19 world

May 6, 2020 — 
Dr. Michael Benarroch was interviewed by Martin Cash of the Winnipeg Free Press about what he thinks life (and especially the economy) might look like in a post-COVID-19 world.

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Economy after pandemic will be different, say experts

May 5, 2020 — 
A UM finance prof and an economist have weighed in on how the economy and business sector will look like post-pandemic, and agree that it will definitely be different.

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