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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Reaction to Provincial Budget – Axworthy

Reaction to Provincial Budget – Statement by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg March 6, 2014 We appreciate the provincial government’s decision to increase our base grant by 2.5% for the coming year. We also applaud the intention to restructure COPSE which will be rolled into the Department of Education. We look …Read more >

UWinnipeg and Nunavut Arctic College forge partnership

Northern technology grads can earn Bachelor of Science degree The resource development boom underway in the North and specifically Nunavut requires a well-educated and skilled workforce. Nunavut Arctic College and The University of Winnipeg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will see graduates of NAC’s Environmental Technology Program transfer to Winnipeg to continue their …Read more >