Callum Goulet-Kilgour

City reporter  

  • Empty towers

    Working from home has its perks. Sweatpants, new pets and sleep-ins are certainly appreciated by workers. For small businesses downtown, however, the lack of office workers
    due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been economically devastating and has accelerated some negative trends that existed prior to 2020.

  • Affordable housing and the federal election

    With less than a week left in the federal election campaign, affordable housing is at the forefront of policy discussions, and all parties have released their plans to address it. House prices have been rapidly increasing in most areas of Canada, and, according to a recent poll, affordable housing is one of the most important issues for voters.

  • Bill 64 is no more

    After a summer of seeing “Stop Bill 64” lawn signs across Manitoba and much organized opposition, Bill 64 is dead. Earlier this month, Manitoba’s interim Premier Kelvin Goertzen announced the cancellation of the unpopular education reform legislation spearheaded by his predecessor.

  • A (somewhat) normal back-to-school

    After more than a year of closure, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) reopened its doors to students and instructors on Sept. 7. This long-awaited return to on-campus instruction comes after the 2020-21 academic year, which was delivered almost entirely online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Hayer takes the helm of UWSA

    Back to school at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) means new student leaders and lots of planning for the coming year. At the end of last year, U of W students chose a new slate of representatives.

  • Empty sanctuaries

    Local places of worship adapt to COVID-19

  • ‘Eye-popping’ conditions and ‘reactive’ policies

    A transit operator’s pandemic work environment

  • U of W prof’s forthcoming book on Meghan Markle and racism

    Kimberley Ducey’s research receiving international attention

  • Isolation and anxiety

    Student mental health after a year of online school

  • Diversity Foods and COVID-19

    The life of a social enterprise during a pandemic

  • Out-of-this-world research activity

    U of W team part of Mars rover project

  • New election rules for UWSA

    Changes come after a chaotic spring 2020 election

  • UWSA hosts game nights

    Biweekly events are free to join for all students

  • Province unveils post-secondary strategy

    Professors react to recently released report

  • Rapid testing: a useful tool?

    Conversations about campus reopenings

  • Exploring Hallowed Halls

    New podcast series delves into U of W Collegiate

  • U of W and Virtuosi Concerts’ duet comes to a close

    Financial constraints end decades-long partnership

  • CKUW holds annual Fundrive

    Fundraising campaign sustains local radio station

  • Digital education during a pandemic

    U of W groups present innovative solutions

  • Winnipeg-based ClimateWest launched last month

    Non-profit focuses on Prairie provinces

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