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Bisons basketball signs Simon Hildebrandt

Hildebrandt is a six-foot-nine forward who was born in Winnipeg. He has decided to bring his talents to the U of M and play in front of friends and family. 

Memorable moments in Bison Sports

Bison Sports came back better than ever in 2021. Many notable storylines made for a truly memorable year for the brown and gold.

Fourth vaccine dose available to elderly Manitobans

Fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccines are now available for anyone aged 70 or older and Indigenous people older than 50 in Manitoba.

Winnipeg deliberates regulating short- term rentals

The City of Winnipeg is considering regulations for short-term rental apartments such as Airbnbs to address issues with fairness in the hospitality sector, noise and criminal activity.

Stefanson undermining public health at every turn

Early in the pandemic, Manitoba’s COVID-19 response was exemplary. It took five months from the initial outbreak for the provincial death toll to even hit double digits and another eight months to hit 100. Those numbers seem almost unbelievable in today’s context, where the premier seems to be actively trying to infect as many people as possible.

No Airbnb is better than an unregulated Airbnb

Airbnb is often hailed as one of the first technology platforms to revolutionize the hospitality sector, by giving homeowners the ability to share their property when they are away. For cities, home-sharing platforms like Airbnb, in their ideal form, are a win-win scenario: families that leave their properties in the winter or for vacations are replaced with tourists to support local businesses and maintain regular density levels. But the popular home-sharing app is producing shortages in the housing market and inflating the long-term rental market for locals.
Research & Technology

High-risk, high-reward funding for amniotic fluid study

Chris Pascoe, an assistant professor in the Max Rady college of medicine, has been awarded funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) to support his research into investigating the causal link between smoking mothers and poor infant lung health.
Research & Technology

NCTR partners with SSHRC

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) has partnered with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to further Indigenous-led research. 

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