Food insecurity affects thousands in Winnipeg. With the COVID-19 pandemic leaving people unemployed and businesses shuttered, an increased number of people have trouble feeding themselves and their families. But the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) Foodbank is finding ways to provide emergency food delivery for students.
Phil Baker is an instructor for the Access Education programs at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). This is his 50th year as an educator.
“I just know that I love the arts."
Joan Grace is a political science professor at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). Her love for politics, governance and public policy comes from early interactions she had with her parents.
“It’s a strange origin story, but I guess it’s mine."
Winnipeg is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. It is home to people from different origins, religions and ethnicities, who speak different languages and follow different traditions.
Jeff Billeck joined the University of Winnipeg (U of W) in 2008 as an athletic therapist.
Writer and publicist Ariel Gordon sees the world through the writer’s lens.
“I wouldn’t change a thing about my job. I love what I do,” Kimberly Buffie, who’s been a chemistry instructor for 16 years at the University of Winnipeg, says.
“I really like writing. I like telling stories."
Alberto Civetta is a professor who’s been teaching in the Department of Biology for the past 19 years. He is a pioneer in evolutionary genetics and originally from Argentina.
“Theatre is the most powerful way to change the world.”
Russell Mammei is a tennis enthusiast who sure knows how to half-volley and serve with neutrons and protons. He joined the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as a research associate in 2012.
“So, you’ve given up even before you started?”
Stephen Hayes’ involvement with the University of Winnipeg (U of W) dates back to 2002, when he started as a student.
Located among busy streets, high-rise buildings and hasty crowds is Melanie Bernadsky’s flower abode.
Folklorama started in 1970 as a one-time celebration of Manitoba’s centennial and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The festival is known as the world’s largest and longest-running cultural festival.
The countdown for the 30th edition of the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival has already started. The six-day festival begins on June 18 with an event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).