October 23, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
The University of Manitoba and Café Scientifique: “Tuberculosis: The Hidden Epidemic.”
Panelists include Dr. Anne Fanning and Dr. Pamela Orr.
The Facilitator for this evening is Dr. Brenda Elias.
An interactive panel discussion in a relaxed atmosphere.
Please join us for a lively discussion, debate, and refreshments.
Seating is limited. Please RSVP or 204.474.9020.
While general rates of TB in Canada are slowly decreasing, in some regions such as Nunavut and Manitoba, they have risen over the past decade. We explore, through the lens of research, clinical care, public health, human rights, advocacy and personal experience, the story behind the numbers.
Tim Higgins & Laird Rankin
October 23, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Transforming a Community: From Airfield to Airport City
Aviation in Winnipeg is a tale studded with firsts, beginning with Canada’s first commercial aviation company (founded by Winnipegger James Armstrong Richardson in 1926) and the nation’s first Customs Port of Entry, designated in 1930.
Winnipeg is also the site of North America’s first post-9/11 airport - Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport - which opened in October 2011.
The focus of Transforming a Community is mainly the new airport, with its state-of-the-art terminal, and the ‘transportation city’ rapidly growing around it. The book also examines the creation of Winnipeg Airports Authority, which took over the management of the airport from the Government of Canada in 1997, and peeks into the future of commercial aviation in an airport ideally positioned for continental and global trade.