Calendar of Events

University of Winnipeg Retirees Association (UWRA)

UWRA invites all regular, associate and honorary members to attend general meetings and programs.

General Meetings are usually held on the first TUESDAY of the month (unless otherwise noted*)
from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
at the University Club, fourth floor Wesley Hall



Tuesday, September 11, 2018*


‘MEET & GREET’ Luncheon

Guest Speaker:  Kevin Lamoureux “Reconciliation and the Future of Universities in Canada”

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Guest Speaker:  James Christie (retiree) “Religious Diplomacy in the 21st Century:  Soft Power at the Hard Edges.” 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Guest Speaker:  Pauline Gerard “The IISD Experimental Lakes Area – Innovative Canadian Freshwater Science and Its Global Impact"

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 

‘Festive Holiday Gathering’ Luncheon

Guest Speaker:  Jeremy Maron, “Letting the Voices Shape the Story:  How Oral History and Community Engagement are Guiding the Canadian Museum for Human Rights”.  Forthcoming documentary  about seeking justice after the Tutsi Genocide.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019


Tuesday, February 5, 2019   

Annual General Meeting

Guest Speaker:  Ed Ledohowski “Steamboats on the Red”

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 

Guest Speaker:  Michael Dudley “The Bard Identity:  Becoming an Oxfordian”

Tuesday, April 2, 2019     

Guest Speaker:  Danny Blair, “Imagining the Unimaginable:  The Future Prairie Climate”