From youth organizing to civil rights movements to the evolving social discourse, a lot has changed for people engaging in activism, community work and advocacy in Winnipeg during the past decade.
“Wet’suwet’en, what do you think about the protesting?” I was asked, the only Indigenous person at a Leap Year fire.
On March 13, the Manitoba Climate Action Team (MCAT) will host Get Moving On Climate! A Transportation Event at the Dakota Community Centre/Jonathan Toews Sportsplex at 1188 Dakota St.
When I was 12, my best friend’s dad died suddenly. One minute, he was this gentle, funny and active man, and the next, he was gone.
On March 10, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host a workshop entitled “Re-envisioning an Energy Strategy for Manitoba: Planning for 2030 and beyond.”
On Feb. 16, Camp MorningStar celebrated its one-year anniversary.
Camp MorningStar was established in response to the proposal of the Wanipigow Silica Sand Extraction Project by Canadian Premium Sand (CPS).
Election season at the U of W // Wet’suwet’en protests continue // Graph Colourings // Creative writing seminar // Neurobiological seminar // Protection for people with criminal records
On Friday, Feb. 28, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host “Reconciliation & its Discontents,” a panel discussion on the state of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in Canada. This event, held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 3C01, is part of the Department of Political Science Speaker Series.
On Jan. 29, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) launched a divestment campaign, calling on the University of Winnipeg (U of W) “to commit to divestment and go #fossilfree,” according to their website.
Food, Beer and Wine Tasting Event // Chernobyl lecture // Alternatives to Calling the Police // Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests continue // U-Pass referendum info session // UWinnipeg student chosen for renowned internship
Lecture on data mining // Illuminati Capital of the World // Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series // Experimental learning project // Lecture series application // Nexus Lunch-and-Learn Demo
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host 2020 Vision, an environmental research fair. This event, taking place between 12:30 and 1 p.m. in the Richardson College for the Environment’s (RCFE) Power Corporation Atrium, aims to showcase environmental research at the U of W.
“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.