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  • It’s not just about convenience

    On Aug. 27, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) announced on their website that the transit U-Pass will, once again, not be available to students for the 2021-22 school year.

  • Affordable housing and the federal election

    With less than a week left in the federal election campaign, affordable housing is at the forefront of policy discussions, and all parties have released their plans to address it. House prices have been rapidly increasing in most areas of Canada, and, according to a recent poll, affordable housing is one of the most important issues for voters.

  • Bill 64 is no more

    After a summer of seeing “Stop Bill 64” lawn signs across Manitoba and much organized opposition, Bill 64 is dead. Earlier this month, Manitoba’s interim Premier Kelvin Goertzen announced the cancellation of the unpopular education reform legislation spearheaded by his predecessor.

  • City briefs

    Last late-summer late-night market // Defining research data // Walk in a United way // National Day for Truth and Reconciliation // Shoal Lake 40 water update // Vaccine mandate updates

  • Winnipeg Twitter hates itself

    What are the rules of creating humour from Winnipeg? A tweet from the account @MasonDRM sums it up nicely: “You are only allowed to make fun of Winnipeg if you are from Winnipeg, anybody else & we’ll fight you & steal your bike.”

  • See you there

    With the return of live events and music picking up steam, organizers and artists are thinking outside the box and putting in extra effort to bring in-person events to fruition.

  • City briefs

    U of W vaccination mandate update // Doors Open Winnipeg is back // Rock climb online // Virtual Pride panel // Federal election voting details // When Veins Meet Like Rivers at Plug-In

  • The feds giveth, and the feds taketh away

    While liberal and conservative political commentators alike characterize youth in post-secondary programs as politically engaged in the extreme, voter turnout rates over the past 30 years suggest that while the youth (typically defined as those between 18 and 24 years of age) vote is currently the largest voting bloc by age, young people have been casting fewer and fewer votes since the 1990s.

  • Distress from afar

    Close your eyes and envision education for all, peaceful gatherings and women rising the workforce ladder. This was Afghanistan’s trajectory before the atrocities that have flooded media outlets in the past weeks.

  • London, Ont. terror attack ignites calls for change

    The Muslim community in Winnipeg has been thrown into a state of grief. On June 6 in London, ON, four members of the Afzaal family were killed by a driver who was targeting them because of their faith.

  • Freedom of information at risk with Bill 49

    Premier Brian Pallister’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been roundly criticized by the opposition, local news media and community activists alike. But beyond the pandemic response itself, Pallister’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government has also been accused of using the pandemic as cover to push through anti-democratic legislation.

  • Empty sanctuaries

    Local places of worship adapt to COVID-19

  • ‘Eye-popping’ conditions and ‘reactive’ policies

    A transit operator’s pandemic work environment

  • Campus briefs

    Winter Term // Spring Term // Good Friday // Exams // Bursaries for Spring Term // Convocation Awards // Grades // myVisit

  • Romance, unprecedented

    Making it official in the time of COVID-19

  • City briefs

    See it before the final curtain call // Physics and geography thesis presentations // A new space to gather and learn in // Psychology students sharing research // Exploring strategies to end homelessness

  • Opening in a pandemic

    Why the owners of Gâto and Thyme took the risk

  • Arts briefs

    Free online art talk // Charlene du Toit: Feminine and Fierce // Flux // Within Reach // Yom Hashoah Interfaith Commemoration

  • 640 electric candles in the wind

    City memorializes lives lost due to government laziness with more of the same

  • Isolation and anxiety

    Student mental health after a year of online school

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