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Karen Ridd

Faculty: In their own words - Karen Ridd

Karen Ridd has been a lecturer in Conflict Resolution Studies at MSC since 2007. Karen is a mediator, facilitator, teacher and public speaker with over 25 years of experience as a conflict resolution practitioner, including work as a human rights volunteer in war zones in Central America with Peace Brigades International in the 1980s.

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Can a protest march really make a difference?

by Dr. Anna Snyder

Last month, on the weekend of the massive March for Our Lives protests in the US, the media asked, what does a protest march do? Will it really make a difference?

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Nick Taylor

Adjusting course for international development

It started with a conversation with his father.

Now, after three years of working toward an Environmental Studies degree at the University of Winnipeg, 21-year-old Nick Taylor is adjusting course.

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Tabitha Martens' Issues in Indigenous Communities class

MSC class responds to court rulings in the deaths of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine

When the verdict came down in the Gerald Stanley trial, and the courts announced that he had been acquitted of wrong doing in the death of Colten Boushie, it hit Tabitha Martens' Issues in Indigenous Communities class hard.

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The Honourable Senator Murray Sinclair gave an address at Canadian Mennonite University

Stories of Hope and Challenge: Reflecting on the words of Senator Murray Sinclair

On March 5, 2018, Canadian Mennonite University hosted The Honourable Senator Murray Sinclair in a public lecture. Lizeth Ardila, senior IDS and CRS major at MSC, was there and we asked her to reflect on what she learned.

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