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CanWest Global Communications Corp. President and CEO Leonard Asper

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Volume 24
Number 10
December 15, 2006












CanWest Global Donates $3 M:
New CanWest Centre for Theatre & Film

“People are the heart of a community and the arts are its soul,” CanWest Global Communications Corp. President and CEO Leonard Asper told a packed news conference in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall December 12, 2006 at which he announced a corporate gift of $3 million to The University of Winnipeg to establish the CanWest Centre for Theatre & Film.
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Alt TagUWinnipeg Student Recognized:
Tasha Spillett Wins Human Rights Youth Award

Ka Ni Kanichihk means "those who lead" in the Cree language.

It is also a fitting description for University of Winnipeg student Tasha Spillett. She was recently honoured with a human rights award presented by the Canadian Human Rights Commission, Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties and the Manitoba Human Rights Commission at a luncheon celebrating International Human Rights Day December 8, 2006.
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Aboriginal Governance Program & UWSA: 
Honouring Aboriginal WomenAboriginal Governance Program & UWSA:
Honouring Aboriginal Women

The voices of Aboriginal women in North America are rarely heard outside of the home and community. Community ‘experts’ are usually men. Often, media focus is placed on the sensational and usually negative stories about Aboriginal people, which marginalizes and minimizes Aboriginal women’s voices.
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Chantal Kreviazuk Chantal Kreviazuk Supports UWinnipeg & Collegiate Students:
Proceeds of Concert to Establish “Opportunity Fund”

University of Winnipeg Collegiate graduate and award winning singer/songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk (Class of ’90) will donate the proceeds from her upcoming concert appearance in Winnipeg to launch a new multi-million dollar “Opportunity Fund” at The University of Winnipeg. Known for her longstanding humanitarian commitment and belief in the power of education, Kreviazuk’s generous donation will help to support Aboriginal, New Canadian, and other students under-represented at Canadian universities.
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Horse and Wagon RideFun in the Winter Sun Kicks Off
UWinnipeg's 40th Anniversary Year

Snow, sun and celebrations-that's what it's all about on January 5, 2007 at The University of Winnipeg. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, their families, and friends and neighbours in the community are invited to attend Fun in the Winter Sun and kick off a year of exciting activities for UWinnipeg's 40th anniversary.
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