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CBC: ‘Oh my gosh! That would be bananas’ — 5 questions for Winnipeg artist Divya Mehra

July 17, 2019 — 
Divya Mehra is one of Canada's young, vibrant artists and a trailblazer in the art world today

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SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced on July 17 more than $2.5 million in support for 17 research projects at the University of Manitoba

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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

The Conversation: Refundable tax credits would help alleviate poverty

July 10, 2019 — 
'Almost all families below the poverty line benefit from refundable credits'

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The Conversation: Charting an economic path forward for Indigenous people

July 8, 2019 — 
There is no time to lose.

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Debra Jonasson-Young, director of the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, and Keegan Slijker, founder and head coach of FItness Up North

Alumni

Finding their spark

June 28, 2019 — 
Students & alumni thrive under Stu Clark’s legacy and continued leadership

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mage from the office of the Governor General of Canada: The insignia of the Order is a stylized snowflake of six points, with a red annulus at its centre which bears a stylized maple leaf circumscribed with the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM–Latin for “They desire a better country”.

The Globe and Mail: 2019 Order of Canada appointees have made their mark on all aspects of Canadian society

June 27, 2019 — 
Governor General of Canada Julie Payette announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including six from the U of M community

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A photo from circa 1916-17 showing the construction of the aqueduct that brought Shoal Lake water to Winnipeg. (Supplied photo)

Op-ed: The strike, Shoal Lake and Indigenous dispossession

June 18, 2019 — 
The Winnipeg General Strike and the arrival of Shoal Lake water in Winnipeg taps occurred at the same time, and in the same place, and are part of a larger story of Indigenous dispossession.

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Food Systems Research Group

Register TODAY for the June 26 Food Systems Student Symposium

June 18, 2019 — 
There is still time to register for the June 26 Food Systems Student Symposium!

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Canada Research Chairs to investigate electricity, linguistics, biodiversity, and stressed cells

June 18, 2019 — 
Federal government announces investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada for research excellence, including four at the University of Manitoba

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Desiree Scott competes in her third FIFA Women’s World Cup

June 7, 2019 — 
University of Manitoba and Bison women’s soccer alumna Desiree Scott returns to World Cup action

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