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.
Curling clubs are weathering social changes, but many community members continue to use them for recreation, including both the sport itself and the atmosphere.
On Oct. 25, 2017, Winnipeg City Council voted 10 to five in favour of a motion to spend $3.5 million to do design and repair work at the Portage Avenue and Main Street intersection.
Six Seasons Indigenous research // Transit garage expansion project // Infill housing panel discussion // New Directions in Classics // UWinnipeg theatre students perform // Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade
Sarah Bezan is an instructor, and she’s currently teaching an English 1A course called Animal Metamorphosis in Fiction at the University of Winnipeg.
Winnipeg has a long and complex history with policing. Many inner-city neighbourhoods and marginalized groups experience issues with safety but have had, at times, a strained relationship with the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS).
Many residential streets in Winnipeg are lined with trees, but a lack of diversity in tree species puts this canopy at risk from threats like Dutch elm disease.
Winter donations // Finding Rainbow Summit // Winnipeg cannabis jobs // Stop Violence rally // Pet photos with Santa