Published October 7, 2010
Cleaning is something that has to be done regularly – just like exercising and eating nutritious foods – to stay healthy. A little dirt never hurt anyone, but living in an unhygienic environment can take a toll on your body.
Early in her campaign, mayoral hopeful Judy Wasylycia-Leis vowed to defend the things that make Winnipeg great, a list that included quick commute times. While this particular source of “greatness” came as a result of a flat-lined economy, traffic is slowly getting worse as the city maintains modest growth.
Shakespeare’s illegitimate daughter, housekeeper Aerlene Ward, asks in her old age, “Am I then to write, ‘That day they went to the playhouse,’ and leave it so? Is the reader not entitled to a little more, even it if is not exactly what happened?”
ProJect’s latest album, the brainchild of electronic artist Matt Rosen and drummer Mike St-Jean, is the type of music one would expect to hear while on hold.
Environmental issues have come roaring back into our psyche after almost two years in the doldrums, evidenced by various reports and magazine articles this summer.
Three hours is a long time to spend in any line, let alone for basic student services.
I used to think that I loved cake. Now, after seeing Kings of Pastry, I know that all cake and I had was merely a lusty fling – we barely even knew each other.
In July 2010, Terry Jones, a preacher with the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida proclaimed Sept. 11 to be “Burn a Qur’an day.” Although Jones did not burn Qur’ans and announced that he and his church never will, the criticisms continue to pour in over his threats.
Inspired by active transportation, the newest exhibit on display at the Graffiti Gallery explores the thrill of self-transport, from mud-covered inconvenience to high-speed exuberance.
This week on the campaign trail…
More music this week
Picture, if you will, Winnipeg with a functioning, successful rapid transit system. To me, the idea seems laughable.
Just as the Red Road Lodge helps residents through the recovery process, management hopes getting charitable status will help the lodge through the fundraising process.
The second annual Reclaiming Dignity: A Pajama Party, an event to raise awareness about the abuse of women and the need for support in women’s shelters was a success this past Saturday, Oct. 2.
Michelle Elrick’s poetry is both quietly provocative and philosophically tantalizing. The same rhythm that pulses through her poems seems to guide and pervade her life.
Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will tell you that if you have money to invest and want to see high rates of financial return, you should invest in one of the “big five” banks in Canada: Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto Dominion, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Bank of Montreal and Bank of Nova Scotia. Investing in Canada’s banks is good because it will earn you lots of money.
Thursday, Sept. 9 was Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness day in Manitoba and it did not go unnoticed.
John Nolan’s online CD Songs I Didn’t Write is a brilliant album covering songs by great artists.
While this band is from Toronto, their music is better described in terms of their Wilderness of Manitoba namesake than of the noise-infected streets of their metropolitan environs.
Seductive folk. These words might never have been put beside each other to describe a song if Ruth Moody didn’t write Cold Outside, just one of many outstanding tracks on her new solo album.
When Mr. Turenne claims that I have “no affiliation to the university” and insinuates that I am not “a real student,” he has made an ad hominem argument.
From the opening scenes of This Movie Is Broken, it’s clear who the real stars are.
Ed Ackerman, a local filmmaker and former mayoral candidate, marched into the Winnipeg Law Courts building on Friday, Oct. 1 on a mission.
Standing at six foot one, Mackenzie Jeffrey, who is in her first year with the Wesmen women’s volleyball team, has always been tall for her age and began playing the sport in Grade 7.
Like any former student, Darren Moffatt is building a career and enjoying life. Unlike most students, however, he is doing this while living with arthritis.
Remixes, samples, techno and electronic dance music are becoming increasingly mainstream on the radio, in clubs and on iPods.
City award for McFeetors Hall; Roll Up the Rim; Weekly Wesmen Recap
The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa transmitted images of “The Beautiful Game” across the globe and seemed to give it a new meaning, as it was held on a continent where, for some, it’s all or nothing.
Well, as the leaves change colour from green to gold and red, and the hot summer sun gives way to a hint of winter chills to come, it is clear that autumn is upon us.
And with the coming of autumn, we can be sure that another annual visitor will be sure to follow. I’m speaking, of course, about robot grizzlies.
Under the leadership of mayor Sam Katz, Winnipeg has embraced the use of public-private partnerships (P3s) for several large infrastructure projects, locking the city into long-term contracts and multi-million dollar annual payments to the private sector.
October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, Canadian Library Month, Islamic History Month, Autism Awareness Month and Car Safety Month, just to name a few. With so many awareness campaigns, it’s often tough to tell which are legitimate charitable causes and which aren’t.
NOW THAT THERE ARE ONLY FOUR MAYORAL CANDIDATES IN THE ELECTION (RAV GILL, BRAD GROSS, SAM KATZ AND JUDY WASYLYCIA-LEIS), DO YOU THINK THERE IS ENOUGH COMPETITION?
Made up of Matt Austman and Darcy Penner, formerly of The Furr, Salinas has not only put out a solid first release but the record also features a who’s who of the Winnipeg music scene.
Ash Koley, Winnipeg’s newest pop darlings, have had their feet touch many new grounds in the past month, stopping in cities across Canada on their promotional tour.
I always enjoy reading Nick’s articles. If we want to build the (real) progressive movement, we need to stand on the shoulders of giants like this one!
Larry McKay, head coach of the Wesmen men’s volleyball team, is back at the University of Winnipeg after a summer away from the Duckworth Centre.