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New Book Explores How Expressive Arts Have the Power to Effect Social Change

Expressive Arts for Social Work and Social Change explores the values and benefits of expressive arts (i.e. visual arts, movement and dance, expressive forms of writing and narrative, music, and performance) and the role they can play in social work...
21-Jun-2018 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Leading with a Love of Reading

You don’t have to spend much time with Rhonda Flett before you realize her guiding philosophy could be summed up in the words: Happiness is found in the pages of books.
5-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Underwater Seminar To Be Held Under the Water

Professor Gordon Giesbrecht is well known for his unique approach to cold water research. So well known, in fact, that he is less referred-to by his real name than his nickname, Professor Popsicle.
9-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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A Black Pop Cultural Hero Leaps Onto the Big Screen

“Bigotry and racism are among the deadliest social ills plaguing the world today… if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, then we must fill our hearts with tolerance.”
5-Feb-2018 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Churchill Marine Observatory Receives New Federal Funding

In Churchill today, the federal government, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced a significant investment to assist Canadians with the cost of food and to generate economic growth, particularly in northern Manitoba.
6-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Putting New Tools in the Hands of Leading Canadian Scientists

More than $554 million for new labs and equipment to help Canadian researchers discover, innovate and train the next generation of scientists for the jobs of tomorrow.
13-Oct-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lake Trout Adjust Their Behaviour in the Face of a Changing Climate, New Study

Canadian scientists have discovered that certain lake predators are altering their behaviour due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish and their food.
15-Aug-2017 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Large Canadian Arctic Climate Change Study Cancelled Due to Climate Change

The Science Team of the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen has cancelled the first leg of the 2017 Expedition due to complications associated with the southward motion of hazardous Arctic sea ice, caused by climate change.
13-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Entomologist Gives Tips on Staying Safe During Tick Season

Now that the snow has finally melted and Manitobans are getting out an about, some are venturing into wooded or grassy areas. And that’s a problem. U of M entomologist Kateryn Rochon cautions that tick season is upon us, and we should be vigilant.
5-Apr-2017 4:10 PM EDT

CBC: Insecticide ‘Probably Carcinogenic’ to Humans, Says World Health Organization Agency

23-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Canadian TV Shows "Talk First, Shoot Later"

A Canadian expert on conflict resolution says one CBS drama series gets it right by having its characters "talk first and shoot later."
30-Nov-2009 12:20 PM EST

Canola Cantor Does Passover Rap

Dr. Michael Eskin, a world-renowned nutrition researcher and canola expert has a unique hobby. He's now also a rap singer. Passionate about his religion, Eskin has recorded a music CD about biblical stories for children, tying in nicely with his...
31-Mar-2009 2:30 PM EDT

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