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U of M moving ahead with partial in-person return

In a Feb. 2 email to students and employees at the U of M, University president and vice-chancellor Michael Benarroch and provost and vice-president (academic) Diane Hiebert-Murphy announced that partial in-person teaching and learning will resume for some courses.

Official website for 2022 municipal elections launched

With the 2022 Winnipeg municipal and school boards election approaching this fall, the city has launched an official election website for prospective candidates and eligible voters to find information on registration, nomination processes and important dates leading up to the election.

NDP proposes plan for return to in-person learning

The Manitoba NDP released a statement Jan. 10 calling on the PC government to adopt “measures to make schools safer and ease the burden of at-home learning” on families, and proposed five solutions the provincial government could implement to help families manage the delay to in-person learning.

UMSU events change plans as university stays closed

With the sharp rise of COVID-19 cases in Manitoba and the university’s subsequent decision to postpone an in-person return for the majority of its courses, UMSU’s plans for the 2022 winter term — such as a skating rink on the quad — have been altered.

City project explores alternative citizen crisis response

The City of Winnipeg, Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and Shared Health’s Crisis Response Centre (CRC) announced a pilot project aimed at supporting people experiencing mental health crises in a Nov. 29 PRESS RELEASE. The Alternative Response to Citizens in Crisis (ARCC) pilot project aims to help stabilize people in crisis and support individuals in chronic crisis. The ARCC will provide mental health resources to stabilize its users in the moment and assist them in managing their mental health in the long term.