There’s a lot of talk of voting in this issue, and there will be even more in the next one, too
Just as autumn snuck up on everyone this year (who forgot to tell the atmosphere about normal seasonal temperatures?), we’ve somehow suddenly landed in October.
In the absence of dedicated queer spaces, visits from distinguished national or international guests can be a catalyst to create – even for just one night – a place for queer communities to gather and celebrate
This week’s feature story fits neatly into the somewhat nebulous goal we’re always striving for here at The Uniter - which is to tell stories about this city, of those who love it and who are working to make it better.
On Sept. 14, 2018, the Winnipeg Wesmen women's team hosted the Fraser Valley Cascades.
I hesitate to make sweeping generalizations, but I think that by this, our third issue, we’re really getting a good momentum going at The Uniter.
On Monday, Sept. 10, Dr. Annette Trimbee offered the annual State of the University Address.
There’s a chilliness and a busyness in the air, for those starting a new school year and for those continuing along over the hop of mid-September without any grand changes.
With this issue, The Uniter is officially 73 years old. None of us here now were there when it started, but we do have the archives to remind us of our humble roots.
In early September, the buildings that have housed a skeletal crew of university staff (alongside a peppering of faculty and spring/summer students through the warmer months) return to their formerly bustling state.
Aug. 15 to 19 // FIfty years ago, an innovative travel trailer was launched in Winnipeg. While Boler trailers are no longer manufactured, their design style - two moulded fibreglass shells fused along a centre line - has been adopted by over 40 companies since, and the travel lifestyle they birthed has amassed a cult following.
While there's been no shortage of newer festivals joining the summer schedule, a few notable festivals have wound down in the last year.
July 12 to 14 // The inaugural Frog Follies festival was marked by a (brief) royal visit in 1970. It was launched to celebrate St-Pierre-Jolys' francophone heritage, which is how the frogs came in.
July 6 to 7 // The go-karts speeding around the track for the St-Labre 200 may be a mix of cutting-edge and scrapyard builds, but they'll all have one thing in common: none of the karts will be more than 24 hours old
Manitoba is home to a plethora of festivals, and choosing which ones to preview from a list of over 100 is a daunting task.
There are a handful of words or turns of phrase that are unofficially banned from our lexicon at The Uniter.
The theme behind this year’s urban issue title, “Streams of Thought,” is water.
Toronto four-piece FRIGS refuses to let their sound be hemmed in by vague descriptors and name-dropping comparisons, and, instead, liken their songs to living creatures that grow with each performance.
For this, our last regular issue of this production year, we have some really strong contributions from our volunteers - both visual and written.
It may seem a little hasty to start talking about summer just a few days past the spring equinox with snow still falling and collecting on the ground.