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Refugee Resettlement in Canada: Moving Forward from Lessons of the Past (video)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 8:25 AM

Five refugee resettlement experts with experience in Canada's past and present programs formed a panel to discuss and examine the past, present, and future of Canada's refugee resettlement efforts.

"Canada has a long history of resettling refugees," says Dr. Stephanie Stobbe, Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies at Menno Simons College, who moderated the panel. "Today there are 17.2 million refugees under UNHCR's mandate, and over 1 million refugees are in need of resettlement. We want to explore what the future of Canada's resettlement program might look like."

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MSC to host refugee resettlement panel discussion

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Five refugee resettlement experts with experience in Canada's past and present programs will participate in a panel discussion examining the past, present and future of Canada's refugee resettlement efforts.

The public is invited to attend the event, titled, "Refugee Resettlement in Canada: Moving Forward from Lessons of the Past." The discussion will take place on Tuesday, February 6 at 7:00 PM in Eckhardt Gramatte Hall, at the University of Winnipeg. Admission is free, and all are welcome.

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CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 4:02 PM

Two professors from Canadian Mennonite University’s Menno Simons College (MSC) are recipients of prestigious federal grant funds through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Dr. Jerry Buckland, Professor of International Development Studies, received a grant worth $263,000. Dr. Kirit Patel, Assistant Professor of International Development Studies, received $75,000.

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2016 Fall Enrolment Numbers Show Stability at CMU

Thursday, September 8, 2016 @ 2:33 PM

Preliminary fall enrolment at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) shows stability of student registrations across all programs, with an overall Full Time Equivalent (FTE) of 829.

Fall registrations at the university’s Shaftesbury campus have increased over last year by 2%, with 630 students and a FTE of 601. Marginal growth reflects an increase in international student enrolment.

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