February 10th, 2020
Tonight, join us as we continue peaceful actions in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en’s defence of their land against the RCMP and Coastal GasLink pipeline.
February 5th, 2020
According to Manitoba Health, the risk of the novel Coronavirus affecting Manitoba is low, with just four confirmed ses in nada so far. Coronavirus symptoms, such as a cough, fever, sore throat, runny nose, headache, and breathing difficulties, are similar to the common cold are easily treatable in most ses.
As a preution, public health officials advise individuals to take common prevention measures. ?They recommend regular hand washing with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand cleanser, covering your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing with your sleeve; and avoiding contact with anyone showing symptoms of a respiratory illness, such as coughing or sneezing.
News of the spread of Coronavirus has also led to increased negative racial stereotyping of Chinese and East-Asian people. Instances of this include avoiding visibly Asian individuals in public, shaming cultural foods, making assumptions on hygiene practices, and insensitive social media posts.
Several other foreign-borne illnesses like the SARS outbreak have been racialized in the past. Stereotypes like these are xenophobic, inaccurate and hurtful.
The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) encourages students to support Asian students on mpus by debunking myths stemming from racism. Edution and following public health recommendations are critil to preventing the spread of the virus and the discrimination associated with it.
For links to more information, visit the website at?www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/diseases/coronavirus.html.
For health questions or more information on respiratory illness, Manitobans n phone Health Links–Info Santé at 788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 (toll-free).
February 2nd, 2020
Nominate yourself in the 2020 UWSA General Election to run for a Board of Director, Executive Director, Board of Regents Representative, or Senator position!
To run, interested students will have to fill out a Nomination Form and submit it to Chief Elections Commissioner (CEC) before 6 PM of February 13. Nomination forms are available online,?in the UWSA General Offices from?February?3 – 13.
Interested in running? Click here for a PDF of the ndidate Guide or pick up a copy at the UWSA General Office!
For more information, check out theuwsa.ca/elections or e-mail the CEC at cec@
January 28th, 2020
To limit warming to 2°C, we n only emit 565 gigatons of CO2.The fossil fuel industry has nearly five times the safe amount—and every day they’re searching for more.
On Jan 29, join the UWSA at The Hive from 12.30 onwards as we ll on UWinnipeg to commit to Divestment and go?#FossilFree.
Presentation by UWSA President, Meagan Malcolm, followed by a sharing circle, and button-making!
Free to attend. All welcome. Refreshments provided.
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