Calendar of Events

University of Winnipeg Retirees Association (UWRA)

UWRA invites all regular, associate and honourary 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 12, 2017*

‘Meet & Greet’ Luncheon
Guest Speaker:  Dr. Arthur Walker-Jones
(Professor of Theology, United Church Research Chair in Contemporary Theology)
“What does a Hebrew Bible Scholar Do?”

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Guest Speaker:  Bill Rannie (retiree)
“The Fickle Assiniboine or How Old is the Forks Really?” 

10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Gordon Goldsborough
(Manitoba Historical Society) Hidden Manitoba Places”

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 

'Festive Holiday Gathering’ Luncheon
Guest Speakers:  “Greetings” from Angeline Nelson (Program Coordinator, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre);
John Smyth (Director, Aurora Centre) “Grateful Recipient of United Way Funding”; and,
Connie Walker (CEO United Way) Winnipeg’s Community Fund – The Power of Collective Donations”  
Tuesday, January 3, 2018


Tuesday, February 6, 2018   

Annual General Meeting
Guest Speaker:  Dr. Janis Thiessen (UW History Department) 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Malcolm Bird (UW Political Science)
“Some Aspects of Marijuana Legislation”

Tuesday, April 3, 2018     

 Guest Speaker:  Dr. Richard Westwood (UW Environmental Studies & Sciences State of Winnipeg’s Forest”