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Have you heard of John Prendergast?

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You may not know his name, but you’ve likely heard about one or more of the many projects he’s played a pivotal role in. (Read a more extensive bio here!) Our Executive Director had the opportunity to attend a talk by John at the University of Winnipeg earlier this fall, in which he led the 50 people in attendance through his incredibly varied career path, noting the choices that shaped this journey. As a young professional, it was fascinating to …

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MARL Moments: MARL Human Rights Ethics Bowl

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On Wednesday, December 16, 6 teams from Winnipeg area high schools gathered at the University of Manitoba’s University College to compete in a series of debates on human rights. The participating schools were, as follows: College Pierre Elliot Trudeau Kildonan East Lord Selkirk Springfield Collegiate Miles Mac Churchill Collegiate The day was marked by a heavy snowfall, so we were slow to start, yet it was exciting to see how cognitively ready each participant was to discuss these pertinent issues …