EDI News Archive
April 14, 2023 —
The Faculty of Law recently announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Manitoba Law Students’ Association MLSA to accomplish two very needed areas of change. Commencing immediately, the Faculty and student group will fund two articling student positions especially for those graduating students facing challenges related to equity, diversity and inclusion. Also commencing right after exams, will be much-needed renovations to student spaces in Robson Hall, including gender-neutral washrooms and expanded study spaces.
March 23, 2023 —
The Manitoba Medical Students’ Association organized its first-ever conference focused on equity, diversity and inclusion in health care.
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.
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.
October 14, 2022 —
Working to create a learning environment that is universal and inclusive.
October 14, 2022 —
Confronting controversy to lead to a less-polarized society
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.
June 29, 2022 —
Meeting students where they live by considering equity, diversity and inclusion
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.