The Provincial Accessibility Advisory Council is in ongoing consultations to develop a Design of Public Spaces Disability Standard. In theory, this standard could require a huge proportion of public space to become more accessible.
Lockouts have been a big subject in prairie labour news in the past few weeks, as Tim Hortons workers at the Winnipeg Lombard location and Co-op Refinery workers in Regina were locked out of their place of work by their employer during the course of bargaining between employers and unions.
On Wednesday, Jan. 15, “Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-building between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples” launched at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre at 10 a.m., as hosted by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg.
“We’ve been put in a position of, I wouldn’t say panic, but an unsustainable position,” Koroluk says.
Montreal has 26. Toronto has 45. Vancouver has 42. Winnipeg has three.
1. Uzoma Asagwara
2. Leah Gazan
3. Wab Kinew
1. Bear Clan Patrol inc.
2. QPOC Winnipeg
3. Sunshine House
1. Go out for (or make your own) food
2. Go to the movies
3. Skate or walk the River Trail
The Manitoboggan, a toboggan sledding structure in St. Vital Park designed by Public City Architecture, was awarded the International Olympic Committee and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities Bronze Award and the International Paralympic Committee and International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities Distinction Awards on Nov. 5 at a ceremony in Germany.
In an email statement, a representative for the City of Winnipeg says “The City of Winnipeg is committed to reducing the amount of nutrients we release to our rivers and lakes, including Lake Winnipeg.” Daniel Gladu Kanu is not so sure.
When it comes to intercity transportation, labour organizer and host of Rank and File Radio - Prairies Emily Leedham says there’s “a culture shift that needs to happen, and that’s what we hope to accomplish with the (audio) documentary,” Still Waiting for the Bus: The Unnatural Death of Prairie Intercity Transit.
After the recent provincial and federal election cycles, one might think debates about a wellknown and environmentally destructive energy source would become pervasive, but Manitoba Hydro continues to go largely unquestioned and unexamined by communities not impacted by their projects, especially in southern Manitoba
On Nov. 2, two fundraisers for children’s charities will happen with very different types of activities at their centres: Lee-Ann’s 5th Annual Pool Tournament to benefit Snowflake Place children’s advocacy centre and the Extra-Life Charity Marathon (a worldwide gaming marathon fundraiser for local children’s charities), in which Ctrl V Virtual Reality (VR) will take part.
Not everyone is aware of all the plants, insects and non-human animals that reside in Winnipeg, which is part of why Sustainable Development Manitoba will run several public awareness sessions about coyotes in Winnipeg in the upcoming weeks.
Olivia Norquay and Mike Requeima, organizers of Tiny and Mean's Heavy Metal Flea Market, at the Good Will Social Club.
While the words “communication conference” might conjure images of businesspeople fine-tuning their marketing strategies, that is not at all what the Smoke Signals Indigenous Communication Conference is about.
Wrapped in the question of how society responds to climate change are a lot of other questions about what people value, what “progress” means and what a good life looks like.
What do the Masonic Temple, St. Andrews on the Red Anglican Church, the Fire Fighters Museum and the Burton Cummings Theatre all have in common? According to some, they are all hot spots for paranormal activity.
With the launching of the Create chapbook, incarcerated women in the Women’s Correctional Centre (WCC) are being given a voice and the ability to add “published poet/writer/artist” to their lists of accomplishments.
As of Sept. 1, Mifegymiso (also known as “Mife”), a pill that allows people to end a pregnancy within the first 10 weeks, is covered by Manitoba Health and free.