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Martha Billes Named University of Guelph’s Ninth Chancellor

Martha Billes, CSAHS Alumna, Canadian icon and philanthropist has been named the University's next chancellor.  Billes is the controlling shareholder of Canadian Tire Corp. (CTC) Ltd., and is the first U of G graduate to be named chancellor of the University

"Martha Billes fought long and hard to establish herself as one of the most successful leaders in Canada, shattering sterotypes along the way," said U of G president Franco Vaccarino. 

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SlutWalk Guelph Rallies Against Rape Culture, Victim Blaming and Slut Shaming

Slutwalk Guelph is one of many similar events held across the country to take a stand against rape culture, victim blaming, slut shaming and supporting survivors.  

CSAHS Family Relations and Applied Nutrition professor Dr. Ruth Neustifter spoke to roughly 100 people who turned out to listen to speakers in St. Georges Square before parading with signs throughout Downtown Guelph.  

Debating the Pros and Cons of Guelph being a 100% Renewable Energy City

CSAHS Geography professor, Dr. Kirby Calvert was a part of the debate of whether Guelph should be a 100% renewable energy city Friday night.  The event was organized by eMERGE Guelph and the University's Community Engaged Scholarship Institute at St. Georges Church hall.   

Ontario Attorney General to Give Truscott Lecture March 27th.

Challenging the status quo will be the focus of Ontario’s attorney general during the annual Truscott Lecture in Justice March 27 at the University of Guelph.

Yasir Naqvi, who oversees the justice system in Ontario, will focus on pretrial delay in criminal cases during this free lecture.

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Photo of Robin Milhausen, Sex and the married mom.  When you're an expert on sexuality, frank discussions just come naturally - whether at work or at home. Article written by Phil Andrews March 1 April 2017 Grand Magazine.

Our Sex Expert, Prof Robin Milhausen talks with Grand Magazine about Sex and the Married Mom

When Guelph sex-researcher and media-celebrity sexologist Robin Milhausen was coming of age in Collingwood, it was her father who delivered the birds and bees talk to her. Perhaps foreshadowing the arresting candour his child would come to develop for talking publicly about sexuality and relationships, Ford Milhausen served it up matter-of-factly. “He said: ‘Every guy is going to want to have sex with you. You’re going to have to pick the right one. Or ones,’ ” Milhausen recalls.

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FRAN's Lynda Ashbourne releases Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities.

Lynda Ashbourne, from the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, is the co-author of Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities, released this month.  Created to support immigrant and newcomer families from collectivist backgrounds struggling with issues related to pre-migration, family violence, and child protection concerns, the Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response (CIFSR) model focuses on early risk identification and intervention, preserving safety, and appropriate conflict responses.  This informative book presents the

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