Volume 74, Number 12

Published November 28, 2019

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  • You voted, we listened

    This week’s issue of The Uniter is our special themed issue for the Uniter 30! 

  • Favourite Local Achiever Over 60

    1.    Fred Penner
    2.    Elder Albert McLeod 
    3.    Fred Dugdale

  • Favourite Local Achiever Under 30

    1. Ashley Bieniarz
    2. Adam Fuhr / Satina Loren (tie)
    3. Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie

  • Favourite Local Activist / Favourite political moment

    1.    Leah Gazan
    2.    Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie / Victoria Redsun (tie)
    3.    Lena Andres

    Favourite political moment

    1.    Leah Gazan’s campaign, nomination and election 
    2.    Climate strike
    3.    Uzoma Asagwara's election

  • Favourite New Local Album of 2019

    1.    Begonia - Fear

    2.    Yes We Mystic - Ten Seated Figures

    3.    Jamboree - Melt / Living Hour - Softer Faces / Taylor Janzen - Shouting Matches (tie)

  • Favourite Local Athlete

    1.    Desiree Scott
    2.    Justine Kolody / Nikolaj Ehlers (tie)

  • Favourite Local Baker

    1.    Cora Wiens (Eadha Bread)
    2.    Quinn McMurray (Oma's Bakery) / Suzanne Gessler (Pennyloaf Bakery) / Oh Doughnuts (tie)

  • Favourite Local Chef

    1.    Renée Girard (Harth Mozza and Wine Bar)
    2.     Ana Damaskin (Capital Grill & Bar)
    3.     Chris Gama (Clementine) / Christa Bruneau-Guenther (Feast) / Pamela Kirkpatrick (Forth) (tie)

  • Favourite Local Comedian

    1.    Issa Kixen
    2.    Riva Billows
    3.    Dana Smith / Tyler Penner (tie)

  • Favourite Local Dancer

    1.    Ming Hon
    2.    Carol-Ann Bohrn
    3.    Ella Steele

  • Favourite Local Date Activity

    1.    Go out for (or make your own) food

    2.    Go to the movies

    3.    Skate or walk the River Trail

  • Favourite Local DJ

    1.    Mama Cutsworth
    2.    DJ J Jackson
    3.    DJ Co-op

  • Favourite Local Place that No Longer Exists

    1.    Lo Pub
    2.    Music Trader
    3.    Tiny Feast

  • Favourite Local Filmmaker

    1.    Ryan Steel
    2.    Guy Maddin
    3.    Isaac Würmann

  • Favourite Local Gallery or Artist Centre

    1.    aceartinc.
    2.    Winnipeg Art Gallery
    3.    Blinkers

  • Favourite Local Grassroots Group

    1.    Bear Clan Patrol inc.
    2.    QPOC Winnipeg
    3.    Sunshine House

  • Favourite New Local Independent Business

    1.    Riley Grae (729 Corydon ave.)
    2.    Chip’s Vintage (173 Lilac St.)
    3.    Accent'aigü Custom Drag Nails

  • Favourite Local Performance

    1.    Yes We Mystic, Ten Seated Figures album release (April 27 @ The Garrick)
    2.    Virgo Rising (May 17 @ The GoodWill w/ Pisces and Urban Vacation)
    3.    Winnipeg Pro Wrestling: Sherb Times a Charm (May 30 @ Sherbrook Inn)

  • Favourite Local Photographer / Favourite Local Writer

    1.    Callie Lugosi
    2.    Jess Mann
    3.    Jen Doerksen

    Favourite Local Writer

    1.    Frances Koncan 
    2.    Callie Lugosi
    3.    Jen Zoratti

  • Favourite Local Place to Eat

    1.    Roughage Eatery (126 Sherbrook st.)
    2.    Little Sister Coffee Maker (470 River Ave. / 539 Osborne St.)
    3.    Four-way tie

  • Favourite Local Podast / Favourite Local Social Media Account or Presence

    1.    Drag in the Peg
    2.    Winnipeg Music Project
    3.    Witchpolice Radio

    Favourite Local Social Media Account or Presence

    1. Drag in the Peg
    2. @coatcheck_
    3. @winnipegposers / Facepalm (tie)

  • Favourite Local Publication

    1.    Stylus
    2.    Red Rising Magazine / Winnipeg Free Press (Tie)
    3.    The Manitoban

  • Favourite Local Public Art Piece

    1.   Smile by Tierney Milne and Brother Jopa on the Food Fare at Westminster and Maryland / Star Blankets by Kenneth Lavallee / Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei at The Forks (Three-way tie)

  • Favourite Local Gathering Place

    1.    The Forks
    2.    Club 200
    3.    The Good Will Social Club

  • Favourite U of W Prof.

    1.  Tracy Whalen / Alyson Brickey / Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land (Three-way tie)

  • Favourite Local Visual Artist

    1.    Kieran Valde
    2.    Hanna Reimer
    3.    Matea Radic

  • Favourite Winnipeg Winter Activity

    1.    Skating on the River Trail
    2.    Staying indoors
    3.    Festival du Voyageur

  • City roots

    In order to get a sense of how Winnipeggers were thinking about trees during the first couple decades of the 20th century, I returned to local newspaper archives. 

  • Uniter 30 outtakes

    Sorting through the many hundreds of votes for the Uniter 30 is a long and occasionally mind-numbing process.