Volume 75, Number 12

Published December 2, 2020

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  • 2020, meet the Uniter 30

    Every year around this time, The Uniter releases the results of our annual readers’ poll, the Uniter 30. Every year, we ask our readers to vote for their favourite people, places and things of that year.

  • Favourite local activist / Favourite local grassroots community group / Favourite political moment

    Favourite local activist

    1. Justice 4 Black Lives Winnipeg
    2. Mahlet Cuff
    3. Lena Andres

    Favourite local grassroots community group

    1.  Justice 4 Black Lives Winnipeg
    2. Bear Clan Patrol
    3. Winnipeg Police Cause Harm

    Favourite political moment

    1. Justice 4 Black Lives rally
    2. Tombstones outside Pallister’s house
    3. Donald Trump loses US election

  • Favourite local achiever over 60

    Favourite local achiever over 60

    1. Fred Shore
    2. Fred Penner
    3. Jeanne Randolph

  • Favourite local achiever under 30 / Favourite new independent business

    Favourite local achiever under 30

    1. Jordan Cayer
    2. Adam Fuhr
    3. A massive tie

    Favourite new independent business

    1. Never Better Coffee
    2. House of Wonders Recording
    3. Kilter Brewing Co.

  • Favourite local album / Favourite local performance

    Favourite local album

    1. Amos the Kid - Mountain View
    2. Jamboree - A Beautiful Place
    3. Boniface - Boniface

    Favourite local performance

    1. Amos the Kid - Rooftop Retreat Pop-Up show @ WAG
    2. Virgo Rising & Begonia @ WECC / Jamboree EP release @ Good Will (tied)
    3. Merin, Jamboree & Julien’s Daughter @ Forth

  • Favourite local athlete

    Favorite local athlete 

    1. Justine Kolody
    2. Desiree Scott
    3. A massive tie

  • Favourite local baker

    Favourite local baker

    1. Cora Wiens, Eadha Bread
    2. The team at Tall Grass Bakery
    3. A massive tie

  • Favourite local chef

    Favourite local chef

    1. Renée Girard (Made by Paste)
    2. Christa Bruneau-Guenther (Feast Cafe Bistro)
    3. Stefan Lytwyn (Kosmo’s Space Cowboy Food Cantina)

  • Favourite local comedian

    Favourite local comedian

    1. Sarah London
    2. Alex Ateah
    3. Riva Billows

  • Favourite local dancer

    Favorite local dancer 

    1. Ella Steele
    2. Katrina McQuade
    3. Jillian Groening

  • Favourite date activity

    Favorite date activity

    1. Cooking or eating together
    2. Making out / Cocktails (tie)
    3. Going to the movies

  • Favourite local DJ

    Favourite local DJ

    1. Fishead
    2. DJ Hunnicutt
    3. Kenneth Castillo

  • Favourite local establishment that no longer exists

    Favourite local establishment that no longer exists

    1. Segovia Tapas Bar
    2. Tiny Feast
    3. Mondragon /  Music Trader (tie)

  • Favourite local filmmaker

    Favourite local filmmaker

    1. Ryan Steel
    2. Ian Bawa / Fabian Velasco (tie)

  • Favourite local writer / Favourite local photographer

    Favourite local writer 

    1. Callie Lugosi
    2. Bartley Kives
    3. Cierra Bettens / Riva Billows / Ryan Thorpe (tie)

    Favourite local photographer

    1. Callie Lugosi
    2. Ally Gonzalo
    3. Jen Doerksen

  • Favourite local gallery or artist-run centre

    Favourite local gallery or artist-run centre

    1. Winnipeg Art Gallery
    2. MAWA / aceart inc. (tie)

  • Favourite local place to eat

    Favourite local place to eat

     1. Juneberry
    2. Never Better Coffee
    3. Roughage Eatery / Sous Sol (tie)

  • Favourite local podcast

    Favourite local podcast

    1. Bikini Drive-In
    2. Barking Dog
    3. 8-way tie

  • Favourite local politician

    Favourite local politician

    1. Uzoma Asagwara
    2. Leah Gazan
    3. “Fuck Brian Pallister” / “I hate Brian Pallister”

  • Favourite public art piece

    Favourite public art piece

    1. Anti-RCMP graffiti
    2. Mural at WanaBees Diner
    3. Kenneth Lavallee’s Star Blanket Project

  • Favourite local public gathering place

    Favourite local public gathering place

    1. The Good Will Social Club
    2. The Forks
    3. Stay home! Don't gather!

  • Favourite local publication (that isn’t The Uniter)

    Favourite local publication (that isn’t The Uniter)

    1. Stylus
    2. Dijon Magazine
    3. Winnipeg Free Press

  • Favourite local social media presence or account

    Favourite local social media presence or account

    1. Winnipeg Police Cause Harm
    2. It Happens in Winnipeg
    3. MB Poli Drag Race / Pallister is a Vampire (tie)

  • Favourite U of W prof

    Favourite U of W prof

    1. Alyson Brickey
    2. Jenny Heijun Wills / Tracy Whalen (tie)

  • Favourite local visual artist

    Favourite local visual artist

    1. Chase Martin / Hannah Reimer (tie)
    2. Kieran Valde / Matea Radic (tie)

  • Favourite Winnipeg winter activity

    Favourite Winnipeg winter activity

    1. Outdoor ice skating
    2. Long walks on the River Trail
    3. Staying inside

  • Uniter 30 outtakes

    Some of the funnier, weirder ballot entries

  • We need to talk about Modi

    Foreigner affairs

  • Campus Briefs

    It's Okay to not be Okay // International Exchange Opportunities // Webinar Wednesdays // Exams // Waitlists // Bursaries // Holiday break // Add/drop period // Tuition fees // Student aid // Transit subsidy // MyVisit app 

  • Sparkle spice cookies

    An illustration and recipe by Talia Steele

  • Horoscopes

    Horoscopes for December 2020