Published January 20, 2011
The recent incident of alleged police brutality by a Kelowna RCMP officer is raising concerns about police procedure relating to accountability in cases of excessive force.
“God raped Mary.”
That was the message many Winnipeggers received over the holidays as posters by an anonymous, anti-Christian group cropped up in downtown Winnipeg, sparking controversy throughout the community.
In November, Manitoba’s NDP government announced its 2010 Throne Speech.
There seems to be no larger fan base for pop sensation Lady Gaga than the gay community; they love Gaga, no question about it.
When the Buhler Centre opened in October, students in the University of Winnipeg’s Division of Continuing Education were excited to move into the brand new building. But instead of entering a finished and contemporary learning environment, many found the building unfit for housing their needs.
Manitoba recently became the second province in the country to introduce a domestic violence death review committee in the hopes of preventing future deaths.
In a city with so many places for live music, the lifespan of a venue can be a precarious thing.
Brandt gracefully weaves a journey through Canadian prairies, Detroit and the Spanish paradise of Mojácar in her latest collection of poetry, Walking to Mojácar.
D’arcy’s A.R.C. rescued; Food shuttle promotes deals, healthy eating; River trail ready for skaters; Police want public on lookout for meth labs; Song taken off air
Kashmir troop withdrawal planned by India; Mine explosion victims cannot be recovered; Chernobyl wildlife debate; Palestine finds South American support; New charges for Italian PM
More music this week
Small, stand-alone arenas in Winnipeg could soon change their rinks’ surfaces from real ice to polymer, a synthetic ice substitute similar to a thick plastic.
It’s safe to say that Carol Brisebois knows children.
Can’t sleep? Go work out.
Wesmen add baseball to their slate of sports; Free yoga in Bulman Centre; SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE LAUNCHES CONSULTATION
Contradiction, irony and duality are often notable themes in today’s postmodern world.
David Matas’s downtown Winnipeg office is lined with shelves of bursting file folders, bookcases displaying legal texts and numerous holiday greeting cards – and two small suitcases ready at a moment’s notice for the immigration and refugee lawyer’s next international meeting.
Licensing changes in the Private Investigators and Security Guards Act of Manitoba, effective immediately, have caused mixed feelings in the security and investigation community.
Described as abstract, humorous, satirical, saddening and undeniably beautiful all at once, Colombian-born artist Fernando Botero is a living legend.
Mohamed Mahamud has never known the freedoms of being a national citizen.
OK, so the Black Sheep Diner didn’t win the best breakfast award this year from local breakfast bloggers the Breakfast Connoisseurs (though they did in 2008), but the Black Sheep is a great alternative if you’re feeling burnt out from your other options.
The Wesmen women’s basketball team swept the Victoria Vikes last weekend (Jan. 14-15), improving their record to 12-2, while the men lost both matches to their B.C. equivalent, as well as a few key players to injury.
Manitobans could be facing higher insurance premiums and increased unemployment rates due to a new and “misguided” environmental policy by Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), says the Frontier Centre for Public Policy (FCPP).
When you think of Winnipeg, phrases like “murder capital,” “gang violence” and “social inequality” are likely to follow.
Do you think the sport of hockey will change with the use of synthetic ice?
It’s hard to read reviews of this 2010 disc online in which the reviewer is still bemoaning the loss of former lead vocalist Scott Wade.
Pronounced Bra-ka-da, the name of this local hip-hop duo sounds almost as choppy as the music on their album … 2 pcs of ID.
Aptly named, this sophomore effort from Montreal’s Jon Cohen Experimental is truly a disc to behold.
An alternative rock band from Texas, The Canvas Waiting’s new album Chasing Color is a pretty accurate title because they’re definitely still chasing something. Inspiration, perhaps.
I’ve listened to Rebel Yell here and there – the local hip-hop duo is catchy and fun to listen to.