“We’ve been put in a position of, I wouldn’t say panic, but an unsustainable position,” Koroluk says.
On Jan. 10, Portage and Main became the scene of a solidarity protest.
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. 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
In an email statement, a representative for the City of Winnipeg says “The City of Winnipeg is committed to reducing the amount of nutrients we release to our rivers and lakes, including Lake Winnipeg.” Daniel Gladu Kanu is not so sure.
On Nov. 22, the Wilderness Committee hosts its annual Climate Fall Supper.
The season of fluffy parkas and practical boots is here.
In preparing for this week’s cover feature about development in downtown Winnipeg, we in the editorial staff of The Uniter found ourselves asking, “What is downtown?”
After the recent provincial and federal election cycles, one might think debates about a wellknown and environmentally destructive energy source would become pervasive, but Manitoba Hydro continues to go largely unquestioned and unexamined by communities not impacted by their projects, especially in southern Manitoba
Over the past year, I have been learning about the history of colonialism on the prairies, and I have begun to wonder: how do trees fit into the early settler vision for the plains?
On Oct. 21, Canadians elected a Liberal minority government, giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a second term. His new cabinet will be unveiled on Nov. 20.
Not everyone is aware of all the plants, insects and non-human animals that reside in Winnipeg, which is part of why Sustainable Development Manitoba will run several public awareness sessions about coyotes in Winnipeg in the upcoming weeks.
Cultural awareness surrounding food security and its relation to climate is growing, and some Manitoba farmers are choosing to make use of agricultural methods that provide an actively positive impact on their land and animals, instead of just maintaining the status quo.
Wrapped in the question of how society responds to climate change are a lot of other questions about what people value, what “progress” means and what a good life looks like.
It’s difficult to ask others for help. It’s difficult to admit you don’t even know how to begin fixing a big problem.
On Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., prominent Canadian activists Stephen Lewis and David Suzuki will speak at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as part of their Climate First tour. This national tour’s Winnipeg event is presented in conjunction with the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series.
Photos from the 2019 Climate Strike.