National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day, is September 30, 2021. This day provides an opportunity to reflect on the legacy of residential schools, create bridges towards reconciliation, and support survivors and those who have been affected. The Azad Lab will be showing support by wearing their Orange Shirts and participating in walks of reflection. You can take action and learn more here. #EveryChildMatters.
CHILD COVID-19 add-on study featured in Raising Canada 2021: Recovering from the Impacts of COVID-19
Raising Canada 2021: Recovering from the Impacts of COVID-19 is the fourth in an annual series of reports that track the top 10 threats to childhood wellbeing in Canada, published by the national charitable organization Children First Canada. The 2021 report cited evidence from CHILD's COVID-19 add-on study regarding children's self-reported diminishment of physical activity during the pandemic, and featured artwork by CHILD participants for the study's 2019 Poster Contest. Read the full article here.
Dr. Azad elected to the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Dr. Meghan Azad and two other professors at the University of Manitoba are among the "Class of 2021" newly elected fellows and members of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the country's most esteemed association of scholars, scientists and artists, states UM Today News. "Election to the RSC is considered the highest honour an academic can achieve in the arts, social sciences and sciences." Read the full article here.
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