Published November 23, 2017
Since a law change in 2013, sex work in Canada is not illegal. Currently, sex work falls under the category of asymmetrical criminalization, meaning the purchase - not the sale - of sex is illegal.
This week’s paper is our last regular issue of the year, but we’re already hard at work on a special treat for you next week.
Sonya Ballantyne is at the forefront of Winnipeg’s new wave of Indigenous cinema.
Half Moon Market // Cold Specks // Pitaloosie Saila at the WAG // Holiday movies at the Park // Terra Botanica // New Constellations at WECC
Trivia nights are an opportunity for fans to gather and show their knowledge of their favourite show, movie or book.
Mattias Graham’s Gas Can is a seemingly simple short film.
Marie Clements’ The Road Forward bills itself as a “musical documentary” exploring the history of Indigenous activism in Canada.
The album cover for this CD was, and still is, a drawing of a red guy done in marker with the name of the band and album taped onto it. This is because The Famous Sandhogs are a Wacky Band.
Winnipeg boudoir photographer Teri Hofford and local business owner JT believe that a greater variance of images in media would lead to a positive shift in perceptions of what women actually look like. They promote this concept through their work.
"We all know and love people that use drugs,” Veda Koncan, project coordinator at the Manitoba Harm Reduction Network (MHRN), says.
Before I get down to business, I just want to confess something: I am in no way affiliated with CanLit.
Gendering Racial Violence // Information session // Canada 150 medal reception // Classics Department's research series // Transcona library reuse options
On Sept. 27, Winnipeg City Council approved the $10-million St. Boniface Tache Promenade project.
A pair of board game cafés have popped up to meet a growing demand for these kinds of venues in Winnipeg.
Students have spotted stickers featuring the phrase “It’s okay to be white” on the outskirts of the University of Winnipeg (U of W).
The Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA) has selected Jesse Gair as their new executive director.
Anyone who’s ever been shushed in a library probably doesn’t associate that space with the phrase “spoken word."
University of Winnipeg (U of W) students spent anywhere between $100 and $1,900 on textbooks this fall, according to Megan Linton, vice-president external affairs for the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA).
Information on how marijuana retailing will work in Manitoba has been billowing in since the announcement that pot sales will be a “hybrid privatization” with Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries distributing to private retailers.
Professor Michael MacKinnon first started his career at the University of Winnipeg in 2002. He started off in the Department of Anthropology and now teaches in the Department of Classics.
The current buzzword vibrating across the music scene is the term accessible. It’s mentioned in Facebook events for shows, on venue pages and used haphazardly across the industry.
A comic by Sari Habiluk