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Faculty of Law

Forms of Address for Parties and Pronouns Usage in Manitoba Courts

October 1, 2021 — 
The Court has always provided direction on how parties engage with the justice system.  Lawyers are told how to dress, where to stand, how to address their colleagues as well as Judges and courtroom staff. Law students engaged in experiential learning this year will find that the Courts are now asking people for the correct language to use when addressing parties in the courtroom.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM medical prof honoured for equity, diversity and gender initiatives in medicine

May 31, 2021 — 
For Dr. Gigi Osler, it was the #MeToo movement shining a light on sexual harassment in 2017 that was the catalyst for her to advance the cause of gender equity in the workplace.

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Dr. Lee Airton

Faculty of Education

Ready for uncertainty

January 8, 2018 — 
Growing up best friends with Miss Popular in elementary school, a young Lee Airton learned a defining lesson that would guide her career path as an academic focused on making schools welcoming places for gender and sexual diversity.

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