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 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. Michael Moffatt


Dr. Moffatt spent two years as a general practitioner in Fort Rae, NWT, where he developed a lifelong passion for northern and Indigenous health issues. He moved to Manitoba in 1983 and has since practiced pediatrics. Moffatt has also held positions as director of the J.A. Hildes Northern Medical Unit and head of Community Health Sciences, where he remains a professor.

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