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Vickar Business Law students at the 2022 VIBE Awards (Far left) Elise Janzen, Jenna Symons, Emily Palmer, Johanna Thiessen, Julia Beal, Alli Knox, Connor Jonsson.

Faculty of Law

Together, we can achieve

December 2, 2022 — 
On November 17, students from the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic attended the Visionary Indigenous Business Excellence (VIBE) Awards at the RBC Convention Centre.

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Ribbon is cut by three officials in front of learning hub.

Donor Relations

Celebrating a Partnership for Change

November 10, 2022 — 
A partnership between UM and the Mastercard Foundation’s EleV program will support thousands of Indigenous young people on their postsecondary journey

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Three students studying at a table.

Donor Relations

Renewed support helps hundreds of new Indigenous students bridge the gap to post-secondary learning

November 10, 2022 — 
Qualico pledged another $1 million for programming and supports to help ensure the university transition is smooth for Indigenous students joining UM.

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‘Weave us all together’ 

May 4, 2022 — 
New Indigenous Senator positions narrow the gap in UM leadership

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Photo of Jesse and Taylor.

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UM Today features Indigenous graduates

May 3, 2022 — 
Learn the stories of Jesse McGregor and Taylor Tutkaluke

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Law Makers program connects Indigenous high school and UM students

April 5, 2022 — 
New Law Makers program combines social justice education with mentorship

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Celebrating an innovative partnership between Mastercard Foundation and UM

February 8, 2022 — 
New collaboration will transform Indigenous education now and into the future

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A tipi in front of Migizii Agamik building.

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Indigenous Initiatives Fund proposals now open

January 11, 2022 — 
Proposals are now being accepted for the Indigenous Initiatives Fund

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Janesca Kydd in her office

Meet Janesca Kydd, UM’s new top lawyer, dedicated to advancing Reconciliation

July 22, 2021 — 
Her father immigrated from Scotland in the 1950s and met her mother, a residential school Survivor. And after Kydd was born the family moved north to run a general store on an island near Misko-ziibiing (Bloodvein First Nation).

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Migizii Agamik with Teepee

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Engaging community, expanding Indigenous leadership

June 23, 2021 — 
Indigenous-focused projects underway across UM campuses

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