Nov. 1 marked a historic day for accessibility legislation. While there are questions about its implementation, the Customer Service Standards of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) establishes a potentially powerful precedent.
Resource Assistance for Youth, Inc. (RaY) has a new social enterprise on Graham: the Level Up! Gift and Thrift.
On Nov. 9, Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. (Wahbung) and Meet Me at the Bell Tower (MM@BT) will work together to foster dialogue and awareness of domestic violence as part of Stop Domestic Violence Month.
Jesse Lemus opened Latinos Market in May of 2017 after noticing the demand for grocery products from his parents’ combination restaurant and market, Café Mercadito Latino. After a year of operation, he is opening a second location in the Polo Park/St. James neighbourhood.
Following their transition path just got even more expensive for many trans people in Manitoba.
Many bills go through the legislature every year without public notice, but members of Charter Rights for All, a coalition of advocacy organizations, say Bill 24 needs to be on Manitoba's radar.
Many facets of cannabis legalization have been thoroughly explored, but less attention has been paid to the businesses that are integral to the industry and existed long before even medical cannabis was legal: smoke and head shops.
The City’s Animal Services Agency’s (ASA) new Doggie Dates program is starting off strong.
Winnipeg’s municipal election on Oct. 24 is being ushered in with a huge roster of mayoral and councillor candidates, many with dense and complex platforms or with no clear summary of their positions at all. This can be a lot for voters to take in, especially with many new faces in the race.
In response to rising concern that the True North Square (TNS) project, one of the largest property development projects in the history of Winnipeg’s downtown, doesn’t include an affordable housing component (despite being subsidized by the municipal and provincial governments), the City of Winnipeg has now included an amendment that attempts to address the issue.
Residents in Point Douglas are reeling as the revelation of a decade-old lead contamination report came to light on Sept. 13.
For Tyson Sylvester and Amy Hampton, who both have cerebral palsy (CP), two years of work fighting for their rights to the support systems necessary for them to participate in society are on the brink of paying off.
On Sept. 29, Manitobans will gather outside of the Legislative Building for the third-annual March for Mental Health, an event which seeks “to celebrate the community and increase awareness around mental health and mental illness in our community,” Angela Taylor says.
Winnipeg is the centre of many debates about transportation, from Portage and Main’s pedestrian predicament to bike accessibility to the unanswered question of what will replace Greyhound in rural communities. Luckily, Winnipeggers have plenty of opportunity to get involved and make their voices heard.
Winnipeg’s aging recreational infrastructure has been a hot topic over the summer.
Those looking to spend some time outdoors this fall have a brand-new option.
The Tamarack Recovery Centre (TRC) is on track for a renovation. Despite some opposition toward recovery centres in urban areas, addiction recovery centres are still an important part of Winnipeg’s urban landscape.
September is a busy month for renters and landlords in Winnipeg, with an influx of out-of-province students, folks returning from summer jobs outside of the city and first-time renters moving out of their childhood homes.