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e-dition - October 27, 2006

UWinnipeg Alumni Event in Ottawa:
Celebrating the Past & Looking Ahead

University of Winnipeg alumni and friends from the National Capital Region recently gathered at a reception and information session to celebrate the past and learn about the exciting future plans for UWinnipeg. More than 75 guests attended the reception and information session in Ottawa on October 25, 2006. President Lloyd Axworthy provided an update on new initiatives taking place on campus, and plans to celebrate 40 years since United College became The University of Winnipeg in 1967.

Don Newman, Senior Parliamentary Editor for CBC News and host of Politics on CBC Newsworld, hosted the alumni and friends reception in the nationís capital. Newman attended United College in the late 1950s.

Alumni Event in OttawaPictured at alumni & friends reception in Ottawa are (from left clockwise): Jason Pusiewich, BA '98, President, Alumni Association; Don Newman, Associate Alumnus, Senior Parliamentary Editor, CBC News; Hon. Bill Blaikie, BA '73, MP Elmwood-Transcona; Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, BA '61, LL.D '98, President and Vice-Chancellor; Tina Keeper, Associate Alumna, MP Churchill; Dr. Ruby Dhalla, B.Sc. '95, MP Brampton-Springdale; and, Hon. Steven Fletcher, MP Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia.

Don Newman CBC News Editor Don Newman hosted the Ottawa alumni and friends reception.

Alumni Event in OttawaAttendees at The University of Winnipeg alumni and friends reception in Ottawa included senators, Members of Parliament, senior civil servants, and other former students.

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