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The University of Winnipeg Community Announces Balanced Budget & Strong For..

WINNIPEG—At its final meeting of this academic year, The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents took stock of the University – its people, finances, infrastructure, and future. During Fiscal Year 2002-2003, the University ratified contracts with all of its unions, including a five-year contract with UWFA, the faculty union. As well, through the cooperation and …Read more >

The University of Winnipeg Foundation Announces Inaugural Board

H. Sanford Riley, Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg and Chair of The University of Winnipeg Foundation, has announced the names of the members of The University of Winnipeg Foundation’s inaugural Board of Directors. “I am delighted with the high level of support our new Board members bring to the Foundation,” says Riley. “I am …Read more >

Presenting Philip Weiss

Philip Weiss, Honorary Doctor of Laws by Neil Besner, Dean of Humanities Mister Chancellor, I have the honour to present Philip Weiss. Born in 1922 in Drohobycz, Poland, Philip, along with his parents, his brother, and his sister, was first placed in a ghetto, and then separated from his family; during the war, he was …Read more >

Address to the Graduates by Philip Weiss

Dr. Patrick Deane, distinguished guests, dear family and friends, graduates of the class of 2003, ladies and gentlemen. First of all, I would like to thank all responsible for this most cherished honour vested on me today by The University of Winnipeg, so I say a big “Yaashe Koah”, which in Hebrew, expresses much more …Read more >

Giving Power to the People: Community-based Planning

Dr. Aberley is committed to finding ways of achieving a society based on ecologically sustainable development. He works primarily with First Nations on a wide range of community-development and empowerment initiatives. Community involvement is essential at all stages. “Community-based mapping gives the people power to identify their community’s natural boundaries, become more aware of their …Read more >