May lectures feature extraordinary speakers

EDWARD SNOWDEN, VANDANA SHIVA, ANGELA DAVIS – May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus as UWinnipeg celebrates 50th anniversary WINNIPEG, MB –Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden, (May 9 via webcast) and eco-feminist, Dr. …Read more >

Tanya Tagaq to deliver Spring 2017 Axworthy lecture – POSTPONED

Tanya Tagaq to deliver Spring 2017 Axworthy lecture has been postponed with future date to be determined. WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that acclaimed artist and compelling throat singer from Nunavut, Tanya Tagaq, will be the fourth speaker in The Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Justice and the Public …Read more >

Luncheon supports inner-city and new Canadian sports programs

The University of Winnipeg Foundation and Axworthy Health and RecPlex held the inaugural Axworthy Community Charter Fund Luncheon earlier this week. Organized by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Clarion Hotel, Boom Done Next, and Dr. Axworthy’s family and friends, the Luncheon took place at The Clarion Hotel on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30. …Read more >

Summer soccer for Syrian refugee children

A former refugee living in Winnipeg will be helping repay the kindness he experienced after moving to Canada, by extending it to a new generation of Syrian refugee children. Omar Rahimi, Founder of the Liberty Football Club Soccer Academy, was a refugee when he came to Canada in 2000 with the help of former minister …Read more >

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi public lecture—May 31st

Calgary Mayor is next up in public Axworthy Lecture Series this spring.

Members of UWinnipeg’s community recognized with the Order of Canada

The University of Winnipeg would like to congratulate the four members of its community – Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Retired Justice Richard Scott, Ms. Odette Heyn and Ms. Faye Thompson – who were among the 69 to be appointed to or promoted within the Order of Canada, as announced on December 30, 2015. Admission into Order …Read more >

RecPlex renamed to honour Axworthy

  WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents unanimously voted last night to rename the new recreation complex on Spence Street the Axworthy Health and RecPlex to honour the many contributions of Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, alumnus and former President and Vice-Chancellor, who served from 2004 to 2014. The wellness and recreation facility …Read more >

Public lecture by Dr. Jane Goodall – details

The public is invited to attend a free lecture at The University of Winnipeg by Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned primatologist, at 7:00 pm in the David F. Anderson gym, inside the Duckworth Centre, on Friday, September 11. Line-up begins at 5:00 pm at Duckworth and the door opens at 6:00 pm. Space is limited with …Read more >

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy lecture open to public – Jan. 30, 2015

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy will return to the University of Winnipeg to deliver a lecture that is free and open to all students and the public, entitled “The Next 10 Years of R2P”.The Responsibility to Protect, known as ‘R2P’, refers to the obligation of states toward all populations at risk of genocide and other mass atrocity …Read more >

Axworthy joins International Institute for Sustainable Development Board

WINNIPEG—JUNE 26, 2014—The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable Lloyd Axworthy and Ian Charles Stewart to its Board of Directors. “Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and Ian Charles Stewart are both highly respected thought leaders with a deep commitment to sustainable development. We are excited to welcome them …Read more >