Post-secondary education in the COVID-19 era: Increase access for women and marginalized communities

This article is part one of a three-part series detailing recommendations from UMSU to the Government of Manitoba for how to improve access and affordability of post-secondary education in light of the unique challenges posed by COVID-19. These recommendations were presented by UMSU executives to the Minister of Finance and Minister of Economic Development and…

Statement from Students for Black Lives

Thousands of people from all walks of life came together on June 5 at the Manitoba Legislature to rally for racial justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis on May 25. Floyd’s death at the hands of law enforcement has triggered mass protests across the US…

CBC News: Manitoba launches online tool to match employers and students for jobs

By CBC News The Manitoba government on Thursday launched an online tool to match students looking for job opportunities with employers who need help. “Summer jobs are important for youth in not only helping pay for an education, but for building life skills and developing future career interests,” Premier Brian Pallister said. “Employers also benefit from hiring students,…