Truth & Reconciliation

“The University of Manitoba is committed to helping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieve its objectives in whatever ways we can,” says president David Barnard. What is the University of Manitoba doing?

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Human Rights Expertise

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

More than 150 professors at the University of Manitoba focus on human-rights-related research.

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Researcher of the Week

Dr. Christopher Fries

FriesAccess to medical and health care is a human right, but access alone is not always enough: in order to best serve clients, health care must also be culturally appropriate. Christopher Fries is working to better understand the factors that make such care possible. 

He recently completed a pilot study that looked at the relationship between Canada’s rapidly aging population and the growing popularity of complementary and alternative medicines. 

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