City briefs

Career fair going digital

This year, the University of Winnipeg’s annual career fair will be online, on Jan 19. Students interested in participating can register on the university’s website and will have the option of uploading their resume and sending it to exhibitors. A full list of the exhibitors is available online.

Reckoning with memorials

On Jan 21, Jennifer Scott from The New School, Dr. Omeasoo Wahpasiw from the University of Prince Edward Island and Dr. Erin Millions from the University of Winnipeg will speak in Memorial Reckoning, an online event on monuments, memorials and calls for justice. To register, email

Study Skills Workshops start

Academic Advising is hosting several Study Skills Workshops in the winter 2021 term. Registration is available on the university website. The first two workshops will be Skills for the Virtual Classroom: Participation, Note-taking and Presentations on Jan. 18 and Start at Your Library: Navigating Library Resources Remotely on Jan. 20.

On policing and community relations

The University of Winnipeg’s Global College will host the first event in their new virtual Critical Dialogues series on Jan. 14: Critical Dialogues on Policing and Community Relations in Manitoba. The event is open to everyone and will feature community leaders and members of the RCMP. 

Exploring Indigenous TB knowledge

On Jan 20, Dr. Mary Jane McCallum and Dr. Erin Millions, who are co-researchers on the Advancing and Mobilizing Indigenous Tuberculosis Knowledge: Impacts of Racially-Segregated Tuberculosis Treatment in Manitoba project, will present on their work in an online event. Registration is available on the University of Winnipeg website. 

Conserving the Seal River

The Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and the Seal River Watershed Initiative will host Connecting for Conservation Speaker Series: Paddling Past Polar Bears on Jan. 15. The event will focus on how five Indigenous communities are working to conserve the river and feature Stephanie Thorassie from the Seal River Watershed Alliance and Caroline Wintoniw, who detailed her exploration of the river in August as speakers.

Published in Volume 75, Number 14 of The Uniter (January 14, 2021)

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