Winnipeg’s long, proud history of striking has been inherited by a new generation of organizers, leaders, and rebels: students. K to 12 students, more specifically.
On Sept. 12, amateur and professional boxers will descend on the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre to raise money for charity in Melee Gala VII, hosted by the United Boxing Club.
With a provincial election behind us and a federal one fast approaching, it can be difficult to keep track of what has been promised by who in the past two weeks, let alone the many irregularities in this past provincial election.
After almost nine months of negotiation, two days when bus fares were not being enforced and a rally, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505 (ATU) – the transit workers’ union for the Winnipeg area – might be giving the Canadian Union of Postal Workers a run for their money as the most-talked-about labour group in Winnipeg.
On Aug. 19, several hundred glaciologists (scientists who study snow and ice) gathered at the Fort Garry Hotel for the International Glaciological Society’s (IGS) Sea Ice Symposium.
The Government of Manitoba’s new budget will cut the provincial sales tax (PST) from 8 per cent to 7 per cent, increase the amount of basic tax exemption and significantly decrease funding to programs and organizations reliant on provincial support.
Winnipeg’s North End is not only the home to many important and effective nonprofits, but it’s also a neighbourhood with a culture where these organizations frequently collaborate.
CEO Manitoba’s goal is “to help more students start more businesses” and encourage students to step outside of their comfort zone, Harjinder Sidhu, the nonprofit’s president, says.
There are very few official options for the families and communities of people shot by the police. While those who knew the deceased may seek justice through official channels, there is a lot of work that often happens outside of governmental bureaucracies.
The Manitoba Ombudsman released their investigation report on the City of Winnipeg’s Handi-Transit Service, now called Transit Plus, on Jan. 8. The Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) filed the initiating complaint against Handi-Transit three years ago in collaboration with the Public Interest Law Centre.
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre will run Indigenous Farming on the Prairies: Stew & Stories on March 23.
The Pallister government will cut $108 million to Child and Family Services (CFS) for the 2019/20 fiscal year, according to a press release from the Manitoba Liberal Caucus.
On March 12, Dr. David Suzuki will give a lecture on business and the environment at the Fort Garry Hotel, hosted by the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce (ACC).
Ojibwe language speakers gather at the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre (MICIC) for Ojibwemowin Adoopowining, an Ojibwe Language Table, to have some soup, bannock and to practice Ojibwe conversationally every Friday.
The sixth-annual LoveLocalMB event, which showcases local Manitoban food and beverages, will take place on March 2.
Cynthia Boehm is leading the second session in her three-part moccasin-making teaching series at the Manitoba Museum on March 3.
Winnipeg’s large and diverse African diaspora community includes fashion designers, makeup artists and models, such as designer Ali Opemipo for Aplus African Fashion.
Eadha Bread will host a Valentine’s Sourdough for Queers workshop on Feb. 14.
Some musicians join bands in high school and stay together for decades, but Brett Keating and Joshua Neufeld are among the many who are currently looking to Kijiji and Bandmix.ca to find their future music partners.
Thom Bargen will host the fifth Local Brews + Global Views event, which gives members of the public an opportunity to discuss and ask questions about global development projects with Nuala Nazarko, regional manager for development with MATCH International Women’s Fund, and Kristie Pearson, the chair of the Winnipeg Fund in support of MATCH.