One of the things Dr. Durdana Islam loves about the University of Winnipeg is its small campus and the sense of community that comes with it.
On Jan. 8, Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 was shot down by the Iranian military minutes after taking off from the airport in Tehran.
The Provincial Accessibility Advisory Council is in ongoing consultations to develop a Design of Public Spaces Disability Standard. In theory, this standard could require a huge proportion of public space to become more accessible.
Lockouts have been a big subject in prairie labour news in the past few weeks, as Tim Hortons workers at the Winnipeg Lombard location and Co-op Refinery workers in Regina were locked out of their place of work by their employer during the course of bargaining between employers and unions.
Indigenous Affairs book launch // Classic play to grace U of W again // Nominations for faculty and staff awards // Ex-Winnipeg reservist jailed // Bell “Let’s Talk” Day // Report outlines actions helping graduates succeed
Winnipeg’s Métis history is being explored by new public art works.
“We’ve been put in a position of, I wouldn’t say panic, but an unsustainable position,” Koroluk says.
Latin elegy through comics // AYO youth meetup // Women’s March Winnipeg // Statistics Canada on campus // No Idea No Problem // U of W prof explores workplace bullying
Accessibility is a contentious topic in the Winnipeg arts scene.
On Sept. 18, 2019, Manitoba’s provincial government announced a 100-Day Action Plan.
How do judges become judges? What are the requirements to be able to sit on the bench and have the power to dictate people’s lives? Can a judge ever be “fired?”
New collective agreement ratified // Anti-war solidarity rally // UWinnipeg launches new justice centre initiative // Winnipeg Police Cause Harm condemns proposed transit security // Environmental studies seminar // Winnipeg Foundation announces new grants
The Manitoba Museum unveiled the Winnipeg Gallery, its newest addition, this past fall. Roland Sawatzky, head curator of the Winnipeg Gallery, says “there is no other place (in the province that) tells the actual history of the city ... We also wanted it as an introduction to the Urban Gallery cityscape, which shows Winnipeg around 1920, but there is no real context in there, so we felt we needed to tell the larger story."
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.
1. Skating on the River Trail
2. Staying indoors
3. Festival du Voyageur
1. The Forks
2. Club 200
3. The Good Will Social Club
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)
1. Uzoma Asagwara
2. Leah Gazan
3. Wab Kinew
1. Bear Clan Patrol inc.
2. QPOC Winnipeg
3. Sunshine House
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