Screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship // Community clothing swap // MEDIA INDIGENA live // Stranger Things halloween party // Exchange District Ghost Walk // United Way dodgeball match
Winnipeg’s municipal election on Oct. 24 is being ushered in with a huge roster of mayoral and councillor candidates, many with dense and complex platforms or with no clear summary of their positions at all. This can be a lot for voters to take in, especially with many new faces in the race.
In response to rising concern that the True North Square (TNS) project, one of the largest property development projects in the history of Winnipeg’s downtown, doesn’t include an affordable housing component (despite being subsidized by the municipal and provincial governments), the City of Winnipeg has now included an amendment that attempts to address the issue.
Residents in Point Douglas are reeling as the revelation of a decade-old lead contamination report came to light on Sept. 13.
Climate change conversation // Got Citizenship? Go Vote! — mayoral forum // Make Poverty History // Don’s Photo fall walk // Red Ribbon Walk for MMIWG2S // Natural Cycleworks end of season sale
Recent graduates can sometimes have a hard time finding a place to work that supports them financially and contributes to a career in writing.
For Tyson Sylvester and Amy Hampton, who both have cerebral palsy (CP), two years of work fighting for their rights to the support systems necessary for them to participate in society are on the brink of paying off.
On Sept. 29, Manitobans will gather outside of the Legislative Building for the third-annual March for Mental Health, an event which seeks “to celebrate the community and increase awareness around mental health and mental illness in our community,” Angela Taylor says.
UWinnipeg team raising money // Mental Illness Awareness Week // Nonsuch Nuit Blanche Celebration // Language partner program needs volunteers // West Awake
Winnipeg is the centre of many debates about transportation, from Portage and Main’s pedestrian predicament to bike accessibility to the unanswered question of what will replace Greyhound in rural communities. Luckily, Winnipeggers have plenty of opportunity to get involved and make their voices heard.
Winnipeg’s aging recreational infrastructure has been a hot topic over the summer.
Those looking to spend some time outdoors this fall have a brand-new option.
Sustainability research and education event // Second-annual Winnipeg Vegfest // Start-of-Term Party // $1 cinnamon rolls // We are all treaty people—celebration // Free concerts at Forth Bar
The Helen Betty Osborne Building houses the Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre, a hub of resources that puts Indigenous and inner-city communities in connection with the University of Winnipeg.
The Tamarack Recovery Centre (TRC) is on track for a renovation. Despite some opposition toward recovery centres in urban areas, addiction recovery centres are still an important part of Winnipeg’s urban landscape.
September is a busy month for renters and landlords in Winnipeg, with an influx of out-of-province students, folks returning from summer jobs outside of the city and first-time renters moving out of their childhood homes.
Annual Great Rock Climb // Our Place Safe Space fundraiser // Fifth Annual Poutine Cup // Beet Happening to close its doors // Absolutely Fabulous Friday // Refurbished bike sale
With the arrival of Winnipeg's famous muggy, warm weather, many ice cream enthusiasts are twitching to begin their summertime treks to their favourite ice cream shops.
The Forks has a history stretching back thousands of years, according to the book The Forks, A Meeting Place Transformed by Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas.
A thesis written by Natasha J. Szach argues that preserving water will give the Indigenous community a chance to move from being a stakeholder into a partner when governing the Canadian people.