Passing of George T. Richardson – statement by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

Passing of George T. Richardson – statement by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor It is with great sadness that The University of Winnipeg community acknowledges the passing of George T. Richardson, one of Canada’s most respected and generous business leaders, and extends deep and heartfelt sympathy to his wife Tannis and the extended Richardson …Read more >

Chantal Hébert – Free Public Lecture – May 14

 Photo: Chantal Hébert FREE PUBLIC LECTURE:  “Is Canada Secular?  An exploration of the Québec Charter of Values.” WHO:   Chantal Hébert National affairs writer, Toronto Star; panelist “At Issue”, CBC’s The National; contributor to Radio Canada’s Les Coulisses du pouvoir; columnist for Le Devoir and L’Actualité  WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 7:00 pm to 9:00 …Read more >

Ukraine – First hand account with Axworthy – April 22

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have escalated over the past month. Beyond the headlines, what is going on in Ukraine right now? What role can and should Canada play leading up to the critically important May 25th presidential election? Please join Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, in conversation with Winnipeg Free Press journalist …Read more >

Findings Released in Pre-Election Assessment of Ukraine

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy co-led delegation in the mission from the National Democratic Institute UW RELEASE – 2014/058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, April 11, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB – In the lead up to what it describes as “the most important elections in Ukraine since independence”, the National Democratic Institute delegation has released its statement, following …Read more >

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy appointed to Cuso International Board

OTTAWA, Canada, April 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cuso International, one of North America’s foremost international volunteer organizations, is pleased to announce the appointment of prominent Canadian statesman Lloyd Axworthy, PC, OC, OM to its international Board of Directors. Dr. Axworthy currently serves as the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg and has …Read more >

Axworthy joins international mission to Ukraine

UWinnipeg sends two senior executives to assist with pre-election assessments WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Lloyd Axworthy is honoured to be an official delegate with the respected Washington-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) which is fielding a pre-election assessment mission for the May 25 presidential election in Ukraine. The mission will be in Ukraine from Monday, April …Read more >

UWinnipeg budget woes resolved by President’s Office lotto pool win

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will present a balanced operating budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year to its Board of Regents thanks to a fortuitous cash influx. The winning $2.5 million Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in early March through the President’s Office staff lottery pool at a West End convenience store will help …Read more >

Chantal Kreviazuk event raises $30,095 to support children and youth

Photo: Chantal Kreviazuk donates her performance, March 26, 2014 WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg community is honoured that last night, Wednesday, March 26, award-winning singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk performed at a celebratory evening, raising $30,095 to be shared equally by UWinnipeg’s Opportunity Fund and War Child Canada. More than 350 people packed the Pony Corral …Read more >

Axworthy presents humanitarian award at Juno Gala Dinner & Awards

 UWinnipeg President honoured to introduce 2014 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award recipients – Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida Photo:  Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida WINNIPEG, MB –Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg is honoured to present the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award to recipients Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida at the 2014 JUNO Gala …Read more >

“Indspired” on campus

UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Student Service Centre is a hub of activity on campus More than 145 First Nation, Metis and Inuit high school students spent the day on The University of Winnipeg campus Thursday, March 20, 2014 learning how they can develop their unique talents as university students. The students heard from inspirational Indigenous leaders such …Read more >