NEXT WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 23
10:00 am – 11:30 am, Room 2M70 (Manitoba Hall) | University of Winnipeg
Journalism in Challenging Times:
Media as Guardians of Democracy and Watchdog of Society
A Presentation and Student Roundtable with Ms. Gigi Grande, award-winning news editor and presenter of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, Philippines.
The Philippine media has been called the freest in Asia, a guardian of democracy. But are times changing? Award-winning journalist, Gigi Grande talks about journalism under the new political leadership.
This presentation and roundtable discussion is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty with an interest in journalism, human rights, peace and conflict studies, Philippines, and related fields of study.
Produced in partnership with the Global College and the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines.
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THIS SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Canadian Mennonite University, North Campus, 500 Shaftesbury Boulevard
MCC MATTERS 2016 – CHANGING CLIMATE. CHANGED LIVES.
At MCC Matters 2016, we’re looking at our world’s changing climate and how effects are being felt in the lives of people around the world.
Keynote presentation: ‘Last year was better and yesterday I ate more’: Four stories of farmers in a warming world, Stephanie McDonald, Senior Policy Analyst, Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
• Climate Disruption in the Prairies and Beyond, Dr. Danny Blair, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Winnipeg
• Germinating Conversations about Climate Change in the Canadian Food System, Facilitated by Kenton Lobe, Canadian Mennonite University
• Climate change, migration and displacement, Bruce Guenther, Director of Disaster Response, MCC Canada
• Can we make a difference? The good news and advocating for change, Stephanie McDonald, Senior Policy Analyst, Canadian Foodgrains Bank and Joanna Hiebert Bergen, Peacebuilding and Advocacy Coordinator, MCC Manitoba >>>more information
Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace & Justice at St. Paul’s College
University of Manitoba
252-70 Dysart Road Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3T 2N2
Tel: 204-474-7273 Fax: 204-474-8828
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