In memoriam: Howard Pawley
It is with great sadness that the Department of Political Science mourns the passing of the Honorable Howard Pawley, former Premier of Manitoba, professor emeritus at the University of Windsor, Windsor resident, and tireless social justice advocate. Howard passed away on December 30, 2015, at the age of 81. His obituary in The Globe and Mail can be read here; his obituary and information on the funeral can be read here. Dr. Stephen Brooks conducted a lively and insightful interview with Howard on the history and practice of Canadian democracy that you can watch here. A rememberance service was held on campus on January 9, and friends, family, and community members spoke fondly and passionately about their memories of Howard and his legacy in Windsor and beyond.
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