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Pandemic brings together students in Canada and Philippines

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 5:07 PM

When students enrolled in Wendy Kroeker's upper-level Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies (PACTS) course, they didn't expect to have classmates 12,000 kilometres away.

Kroeker, Assistant Professor of PACTS at CMU, is teaching Cultures of Violence, Cultures of Peace to 16 students at CMU and 11 students in the Philippines.

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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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