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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Dr. Chris Frank

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Long before the Winnipeg General Strike, workers have banded together to form movements and pursue their rights. Historian Dr. Chris Frank studies the relationship between labour movements, governments and legal systems in 19th century Britain. 

In one line of research, he looks at how filing legal complaints about workplace injustice can shape both these movements and how workers understand themselves in relation to their employers. 

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