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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Embracing ‘the beauty of diversity’ on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023 — 
Today is International Women’s Day – a worldwide day dedicated to highlighting women’s progress and taking action to drive gender equity.

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Embrace gender equity

March 7, 2023 — 
International Women’s Day historically is important for highlighting activism, empowerment, and community for working-class women

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Faculty of Arts

Growing farmland inequality in the Prairies poses problems for all Canadians

March 2, 2023 — 
Real estate is a hot topic in Canada. Most Canadians are acutely aware of how home prices and rents have skyrocketed in the last 15 years or so. In large cities, investor ownership of condos and houses has attracted the attention of policymakers and the public at large, prompting the federal government to crack down on foreign buyers.

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A collection of particles fall beneath sunlit water.

The Big (Tiny) Problem

January 17, 2023 — 
Microplastics in our waters may threaten ecosystems and accelerate the melting of Arctic sea ice. But are we ignoring the greater danger at the heart of this climate conundrum?

Funding electric public transit can reduce emissions and address economic inequality

January 16, 2023 — 

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

CBC: It might bug you, but University of Manitoba’s insect collection is key to understanding the world

January 5, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is home to one of largest insect collections in Canada, a valuable tool which can help discover ways in which climate change is threatening biological diversity.

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