Published March 14, 2012
I have a little giggle every time I walk into Elements, the restaurant located in the gorgeous University of Winnipeg science building - and that giggle is because of the name.
After raucous debate performances in Winnipeg and Montreal that precipitated a general warning from the federal NDP chief electoral officer, the Canadian Press speculated that 38-year-old underdog leadership candidate Martin Singh was acting as the covert attack dog for candidate Thomas Mulcair, member of Parliament for the Quebec riding of Outremont and the perceived NDP leadership front runner.
For many youth who grow up in the Spence Neighbourhood, poverty is more than a social construct - it is their reality.
City hall was run by a mayor who surrounded himself by yes-men and did not listen to the general complaints of the citizens.
Great things are happening down on Martha Street.
Leah Decter is giving an artist talk this week, and she certainly has a lot of work and accomplishments to reflect on.
Angels in America can’t be called “just another play.” It would be like calling Arcade Fire’s Neon Bible a decent LP, or saying Mad Men is an OK period piece.
If you ever caught punk quartet The Squareheads during its short tenure as Winnipeg’s most dangerous band, you walked away from the show with one thing on your mind:
The federal government is looking to cut costs and tighten the national belt.
The future of restaurants may be square-shaped.
“I’ll be civil, but I still hate her.”
My friend had invited the girl who broke his heart to a party at his house. How stupid of him. Why did he continue to invite this person back into his life when she had hurt him so profoundly?
Darryl Reilly, general manager of the Duckworth Café and Eatery, has seen many changes come to the University of Winnipeg Wesmen since he first started attending games as an adolescent.
The Albert Street Autonomous Zone (A-Zone) Co-op has taken a landmark step towards completely living up to its name with its recent purchase of 91 Albert St., a property that has housed the co-op’s various member groups since 1995.
Over two-dozen Manitoba-based bands are slated to play two upcoming music festivals - South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas and Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto.
Wesmen players, coach clean up awards; U of W alumni and a Pulitzer-winning play at MTC; SOMA Café moving; U of W finance and economics students set high standard; Inaugural bursary awarded
Voting for the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) general election is ending on March 15 after a highly contested campaign, with three candidates seeking the top job of UWSA president, two candidates vying for vice president student services and three candidates facing off for vice president advocate, along with two contested directorships.
A recently released report by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has called for increased investment in rental housing markets across the country in the upcoming federal budget.
Hayley Gene was born to perform.
Changes in application processes and availability of student awards at the University of Winnipeg have left some students puzzled over what awards are still available to them.
Have you voted in the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association general election? Do you plan to vote? Why or why not?
Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage begins innocently enough.
More music this week
In mid-February, Winnipeg Harvest and the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg released its Aceptable Living Level (ALL) report for 2012.
QuickCare clinics launched; Transit hike scrapped; Elm tree protection strategy in the works; Restaurant owner files legal challenge against mayor; Women’s Day prompts pride and reflection for local women
If you’ve ever spoken to someone from Europe, or even from Quebec, you’re probably aware that Manitobans pay a relatively huge amount of money for the same brands of beer and wine.
In 1985, the world’s trendiest part-time activists advertised and effected an awareness campaign, LiveAid, garnered massive public support, incurred a critical intellectual backlash, peaked and fell into history.
Jalil stops Libyan bid for autonomy ; Viral Kony video sparks debate; UN envoy warns against military action in Syria; Syrian people over three months; Norway massacre suspect charged, awaits trial
In 2010, local indie film production team Astron-6 inked a deal with B-movie crusaders Troma Entertainment to fund and distribute Father’s Day, a violent revengesploitation comedy about paternal love gone awry.
Daniel Jordan has been playing gigs in Winnipeg for numerous years, but he feels like he’s just getting his music career started.