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Today’s Suburbia, Tomorrow’s Slum?

With brutal honesty and a touch of irony, the film The End of Suburbia explores the American way of life and its prospects as the planet approaches a critical era and as global demand for fossil fuels begins to outstrip supply.  What does Oil Peak mean for North America? As energy prices skyrocket in the coming years, …Read more >

Avi Lewis: Students of the World Unite!

Avi Lewis (Counterspin) will give a keynote address on Students of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but everything! and show clips from the movie The Take. Directed and produced by Lewis and written and produced by Naomi Klein (No Logo), The Take follows the story of ordinary visionaries in Argentina who reclaim their work, their dignity, and …Read more >

The Duckworth Challenge: Winnipeg’s Two Universities Battle for Sport Supremac..

Let the games begin! Volleyball and basketball teams from The University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba will go head-to-head in an ongoing rivalry dubbed the Duckworth Challenge. The games get underway Friday night at 6:00 p.m. when The University of Winnipeg hosts the volleyball portion of the annual Challenge. Getting right into the …Read more >

Lion in the Streets: UWinnipeg Presents Chilling Drama

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Call for Submissions: 3rd Annual University of Winnipeg Student Film Festival

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New Centre of Excellence: Sustainable Transportation

Manitoba is partnering with the universities of Winnipeg and Manitoba to significantly boost the province’s global reputation in sustainable transportation with the relocation of the Centre for Sustainable Transportation (CST) to Winnipeg from Toronto. “Manitoba has made impressive and internationally recognized strides in sustainable transportation,” said Transportation and Government Services Minister Ron Lemieux. “The establishment …Read more >

Different is Good! Collegiate Open House

If you’re in high school (Senior 2, 3, or 4) and you’d like to find out more about The Collegiate, you and your parents are invited to our Open House. Tour the campus, meet faculty, and find out about our on-campus university high school and our unique programs. Wednesday, January 26, 2005 5:00 p.m. – …Read more >

Wesley Hall Update

Following 10 months of renovations—through sun, rain, snow, and chilling winds—work on the front face of Wesley Hall’s façade has been completed. The doors will officially reopen on January 24, 2005, allowing traffic to resume through the main entrance of Wesley Hall, and permitting an up-close look at the area that has been behind safety …Read more >

Taking on Tremblay

UWinnipeg Theatre Students Launch En Pièces Détachées From acting and production to design and direction, members of The University of Winnipeg Theatre Students’ Association star in every role as they present En Pièces Détachées (In Separate Pieces) at MTC’s TremblayFest 2005. Set in Montreal, En Pièces Détachées was the most successful televised play in Quebec history at the time …Read more >

Welcome to Kanata

From January 20 until February 19, 2005, Gallery 1C03 visitors will be ushered into Kanata, a nation whose flag displays not a maple leaf, but three feathers. Ottawa-based artist Greg A. Hill’s latest solo exhibition, Tekwanònhweraton tsi ken’en Kanata nitisewenonh / Welcome to Kanata / Bienvenue à Kanata, deals with issues of Aboriginal sovereignty through …Read more >