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Actions to dismantle racism

March 23, 2021 — 
A new workshop examines the nature of systemic racism and how we can take anti-racist actions in our UM community and beyond

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Indigenous students invited to apply for summer internships

March 22, 2021 — 
Students must be full-time Indigenous U of M students, who are either graduating this spring or returning to full-time studies in the fall.



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Wellness Together Canada offers free mental health resources and counselling

March 8, 2021 — 
WTC allows individuals to make decisions about the care they require and choose from a multitude of 24/7 services.

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An image of the new UM Intranet.

UM Intranet launches this spring

March 3, 2021 — 
An updated communications and work tool that will help you do your work better, faster, and more securely

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Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Day: Taking action for the Sustainable Development Goals

February 17, 2021 — 
UM community invited to participate in full-day virtual program

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The Bentwood Box at National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

What the path to Reconciliation requires

February 10, 2021 — 
You need to see this

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Looking out over clouds and the wing of an airplane in flight. // Image from Pixabay

Non-essential travel discouraged, 14-day quarantine in place

February 10, 2021 — 
Travel checklist: Insurance and HR implications for post-travel quarantine

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People of various abilities on campus

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Online accessible employment training modules now available

February 9, 2021 — 
Newly launched UM accessibility training will cover the requirements of the provincial Employment Standard of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA). The standard came into effect on May 1, 2019 and must be fully implemented by May 1, 2021.

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UM admin building and sunrise

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Popular Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2021/2022

February 2, 2021 — 
The 2021/2022 vacation purchase plan provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase one to 10 days of vacation in addition to their current vacation allotment.


Winter on Fort Garry campus, looking at walkway along UMSU University Centre and towards the Administration Building.

UM listed among Canada’s top 100 employers by Forbes Magazine

January 29, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba has been listed as one of Canada’s Top Employers according to a new survey

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