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Wesmen Calling on Alumni to Celebrate Basketball Program

Wesmen Calling on Alumni to Celebrate Basketball Program

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The Winnipeg Wesmen are calling on female basketball alumni to return and celebrate the program’s history at the upcoming Wesmen Classic.

The 52nd annual event is December 28-30 and will celebrate the women’s program with as many former players, coaches and staff as possible.

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Inclusive Policy Announced for Transgender Student-Athletes

Inclusive Policy Announced for Transgender Student-Athletes

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WINNIPEG — A new policy inclusive of transgender student-athletes is being supported by the University of Winnipeg Wesmen and the University of Manitoba Bisons.

The policy, announced Thursday by governing body U Sports, allows student-athletes to compete on the team that corresponds with either their sex assigned at birth or their gender identity.

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U of W’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre Sharing in $55K IKEA Investment

U of W’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre Sharing in $55K IKEA Investment

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Eager shoppers prepare to camp out overnight at the new IKEA store in Dartmouth, N.S. on Tuesday evening, Sept. 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

IKEA Canada is partnering with a Winnipeg organization to outfit it with renewed home furnishings as part of a $55,000 national investment with 13 local organizations.

The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre at the University of Winnipeg benefits inner-city youth through educational programs rooted in Indigenous language and culture.

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Wesmen’s McKay Named Canada West Coach of the Year

Wesmen’s McKay Named Canada West Coach of the Year

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Larry McKay, UWinnipeg Wesmen men’s volleyball coach (HANDOUT)

University of Winnipeg Wesmen men’s volleyball coach Larry McKay has earned coach of the year honours for the third time in his career.

The Canada West distinction comes as McKay marks 29 seasons leading the men’s team, which travels to UBC on Friday to play for a conference bronze medal.

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