Racism Forum April 27 – Everyone Welcome

The University of Winnipeg Responds to Maclean’s Magazine:

A Discussion of Race, Community and Possibilities.


Everyone is welcome to attend a free public forum on Monday, April 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, in  Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, 3RD Floor, Centennial Hall, UWinnipeg campus.

An important community discussion was sparked when a January cover article in the national magazine Maclean’s cited Winnipeg as the most racist city in Canada. Come join the conversation.


Nancy Macdonald, Maclean’s editor and author of the January article

Wab Kinew, Associate Vice-President, UWinnipeg; Chair, Mayor’s Indigenous Advisory Circle

Leah Gazan, instructor, Faculty of Education, UWinnipeg; member of Wood Mountain Lakota Nation; President of the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg

Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum, associate professor, History, UWinnipeg; of Lunaape heritage and a member of the Munsee Delaware Nation; author of numerous publications

Rorie McLeod Arnould – President of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association



Kevin Lamoureux, instructor, Faculty of Education’s ACCESS program; author of Inclusion in Partnership with the Winnipeg School Division and École River Heights School – a guide for teachers on how to include Aboriginal perspectives in their classrooms.


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Diane Poulin, Senior Communications Specialist, The University of Winnipeg

P: 204.988.7135, E: d.poulin@uwinnipeg.ca


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1 Comment

  • Bill Stevens said...

    This would make a great podcast. The article has focused much-deserved attention on a situation that must be addressed rather than dismissed. I lived in Winnipeg more than 60 years and I know it has many great qualities, but racism has always been present.