Ai-Kon is an non-profit organization that holds an annual Japanese and pop culture convention in Winnipeg.
Between Feb. 12 and 16, the Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba (SERC) will host Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week on the topic of “Minding Our Business”: Sexual Health & Mental Wellness.
Local Brews + Global Views // Peaceful Protest Against the Plea // Queer yoga // Genderfest Winnipeg // Bridging Two Worlds book launch
Every form of environment is filled with energy: in social environments, workplaces and in nature. People use energy in several different ways throughout their daily lives, and every action has an impact on the environment.
Art is a form of expression that people can use to make political statements. The Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation (CCMF) is exploring the impacts of racism in society through the 48-hour Anti-Racism Film Festival hoping to spark conversation about racism in communities.
Pop-up markets happen during different times of the year with some happening around holidays – like Valentine’s Day. On Feb. 11, artisans will hold the Half Moon Market Valentine’s Fling (HMMVF) at the Inn at the Forks in celebration of Valentine’s Day.
Trimbee for president // Free Speech & Academic Freedom // New grant funding adults // WE24 Safe Space fundraiser // Learn to skate
Male politicians currently outnumber female politicians in the Manitoba legislature 43 to 14. Equal Voice Manitoba (EVM) wants to change that by getting more women involved in politics, which could improve representation in local government.
Right from the entrance to Ice Castles, little children oohed and aahed, calling out to their parents and guardians excitedly and pointing them to a variety of gigantic walls of ice.
In Manitoba, homicide rates have fallen but are still some of the highest in the country. 2016 saw Manitoba’s homicide rate fall from an average of 3.63 to 3.19 people per 100,000, second only to Saskatchewan’s, which was 4.69.
“Only in Winnipeg can you open an ice cream shop in January,” ice cream enthusiast Peter Bjornson says.
The early stage of planning is underway for the Eastern Rapid Transit Corridor, piquing the interest of stakeholders in public consultations.
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.
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).
The Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA) has selected Jesse Gair as their new executive director.
A pair of board game cafés have popped up to meet a growing demand for these kinds of venues in Winnipeg.
On Sept. 27, Winnipeg City Council approved the $10-million St. Boniface Tache Promenade project.
Gendering Racial Violence // Information session // Canada 150 medal reception // Classics Department's research series // Transcona library reuse options
On Oct. 5, TransCanada cancelled its $15.7 billion plans for the 4,000-kilometer proposed Energy East oil pipeline that would have transported oil from Alberta oil sands projects to supply refineries in the east.
What started as a web project in the late ’90s has since evolved into an annual vigil.