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UWinnipeg’s Board of Regents approves 2015-2016 operating budget

WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents this evening approved an Operating Budget of $125 million for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The budget provides fiscal stability along with key strategic investments while UWinnipeg officials work in collaboration with the provincial government to address the historical funding imbalance UWinnipeg faces compared to other post-secondary […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2015226 Views

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Spotlight on Women’s & Gender Studies

PUBLIC MEMORY MATTERS PROFESSOR – Dr. Angela Failler Chancellor’s Research Chair and Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Dr. Angela Failler is an award-winning teacher who is leading two major research projects. One involves public memory of the 1985 Air India bombings. The other explores public engagement with museums as sites for working through […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2015194 Views

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WAG and Artist/Curator Jaimie Isaac Awarded Canada Council Grant for Aboriginal Curatorial Residency

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 19, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce that artist and curator Jaimie Isaac has been named the WAG’s new Aboriginal Curatorial Resident. Starting in September 2015, the two-year position is the result of a successful grant application to the Canada Council for the Arts. Isaac’s work will support the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015238 Views

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Manitoba Music and APTN Launch Aboriginal Day Live Mentor Sessions

June 10, 2015 Manitoba Music and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) are joining forces this month to connect local Aboriginal artists and music entrepreneurs with key industry pros from across Canada and beyond. Running June 20-22 in Winnipeg through Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program, the new project provides a unique opportunity to meet with […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2015201 Views

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Winnipeg’s history professors co-edit two landmark books

UWinnipeg’s history professors Dr. Alexander Freund and Nolan Riley have co-edited a landmark history book. Reilly and Freund are the co-directors of UWinnipeg’s Oral History Centre. The Canadian Oral History Reader, co-edited with Kristina Llewellyn and published by McGill-Queen’s University Press, is the first reader that brings together the best in Canadian oral history. This […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2015142 Views

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Eminent Metis author Maria Campbell speaks at UWinnipeg

June 08, 2015 Eminent Metis author Maria Campbell will be speaking at UWinnipeg on Tuesday July 7, 2015, 7:00pm, in Convocation Hall. Her lecture will focus on aspects of Metis history, culture and identity. Campbell is a distinguished Metis scholar, activist, Elder and served as UWinnipeg’s 2009 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. This event is free and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 8, 2015199 Views

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UCN Launches New 5 Year Strategic Plan

June 05, 2015 Kiskinohtahiwewin, meaning to teach and guide us in the right direction, was launched  today as University College of the North’s new five-year strategic plan.  Calling it an important day for UCN, the Institutions President and Vice-Chancellor, Konrad Jonasson, said “this document is designed to take us through to 2020.  It also reinforces our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015145 Views

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Manitoba Government Commits Funding for 14 Child-Care Centres, Raising Wages

June 4, 2015 Five-Year Plan on Track to Fund 5,000 New Spaces, Create Universally Accessible Child-care System: Premier Selinger The Manitoba government is committing funding for 14 new or expanded child-care centres and raising wages for child-care workers as part of a five-year plan to create a universally accessible child-care system and add 5,000 newly […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2015171 Views

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Drag the Red workshop at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg’s Val McKinley is among a small group of anthropologists who have volunteered to help Drag the Red in their search for missing, and murdered Aboriginal women. With the assistance of McKinley, archaeologist Dr. Rachel ten Bruggencate (University of Manitoba) and bioanthropologist Dr. Julia Gamble (University of Manitoba), forensic anthropologist Dr. Emily Holland (Brandon University) will lead a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2015146 Views

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William F. White sponsors Shaw Media Diverse TV Director course

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is pleased to announce the support of William F. White as a service sponsor for the Shaw Media Diverse TV Director course run in association with NSI. As an in-kind sponsor, Whites is providing $15,000 in lighting and grip equipment for scene shooting over three days during the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2015154 Views

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