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“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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Dr. Sid Frankel

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Nearly three in 10 Manitoban children live in poverty – the second highest regional rate in Canada. Who is most at risk, and what can we do to protect our future generation? 

Dr. Sid Frankel will share these answers and more at a conference on April 21, 2015. He and his colleagues will report findings from their research on the challenges of child poverty in our city. One potential solution to alleviating child poverty – and inequality generally – is guaranteeing a basic income for all Manitobans.

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