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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Med students hold EDI conference, create space to ‘share experiences’

March 23, 2023 — 
The Manitoba Medical Students’ Association organized its first-ever conference focused on equity, diversity and inclusion in health care.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

UM Learn course will help you take equity, diversity and inclusion from theory to practice

March 2, 2023 — 
UM is hosting a new course which will help guide instructors with practical guidance on how to add EDI practices to their teachings.

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Medical Assistance in Dying panel discussion to give voice to the disadvantaged

October 21, 2022 — 
On October 24, 2022 join the conversation and attend the Death: The Alternative to Social Reform - Disability Activists and Advocates Speak Out on MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) discussion, as panelists from a variety of backgrounds shed light on MAiD legislation and the impact this legislation is having on the lives of many disadvantaged groups.

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Equitable by design

October 14, 2022 — 
Working to create a learning environment that is universal and inclusive.


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Difficult conversations in the classroom

October 14, 2022 — 
Confronting controversy to lead to a less-polarized society


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Creating lasting change

October 14, 2022 — 
Integrating EDI into the everyday


People have come forward in highly publicized stories speaking to experiences of sexism, sexual violence and silencing at the hands of hockey players and teams. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Research and International

Showered in sexism: Hockey culture needs a reckoning

July 5, 2022 — 
Rather than finger-pointing, the hockey community needs to consider the ways entrenched hierarchies, rewarded performances of masculinity and enforcement of a “bro code” encourage sexism, misogyny, homophobia and hypermasculinity.

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Creating an inclusive syllabus

June 29, 2022 — 
Meeting students where they live by considering equity, diversity and inclusion

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Stephen Lecce, minister of education for Ontario, was challenged for his anti-Black behaviour in college. THE CANADIAN PRESS-Nathan Denette

Faculty of Arts

Call out anti-Black racism every day, not as a campaign tactic

May 27, 2022 — 
The tactic of uncovering anti-Black racist “indiscretions” during an election campaign is an effort to villainize politicians while upholding a colour-blind version of racism.

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Faculty of Law

Law students raise funds and awareness for Trans ID clinic

March 30, 2022 — 
The Trans ID Clinic, operated through Rainbow Resource Centre and Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), provides free legal support to trans and non-binary people who seek to legally change their names and/or gender marker on their provincial or federal IDs

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