The University of Manitoba’s new policy for admission into the Faculty of Education did not go over well with our listeners today. The new plan to create 45% of the program’s spaces for diversity was panned.
I spoke with the associate dean for undergraduate studies Dr. Melanie Janzen and got her explanation for the changes.
It’s now been 100 days since Justin Trudeau became Canada’s Prime Minister. How well has he done in terms of keeping his promises? I checked in with Dom Bernard, whose website has been monitoring those promises.
The controversial BiPole III project is almost certain to go ahead, despite widespread opposition to the plan. Part of that development involves the expropriation of farmland.
I spoke with Brunkild area farmer Jurgen Kohler who is with a group called the Manitoba Bipole Landowners Committee and found out that these owners are at loggerheads with Manitoba Hydro over how they will be compensated for their property.