I see them when I scroll through Instagram or press “play” on another YouTube video. I hear them during podcast commercial breaks and then, occasionally, again, echoing in the back of my mind when I skip a workout or reach for another handful of chips.
I requested Chanel Miller’s book from the Millennium Library minutes after I read a news article revealing both her name and the work’s release. Her memoir was quite literally the next chapter following years of media coverage that referred to her only as “Emily Doe” or, in other cases, as “Brock Turner’s victim.”
I always expected that by now I would be thriving in my career as an author. I can almost picture myself signing books and giving profound talks and presentations.
For the past few years, I’ve made near-monthly pilgrimages to Tiny Feast, a stationery store tucked into Winnipeg’s Exchange District.
I tried to update my Instagram bio recently and didn’t know what to write. It’s hardly a new problem. Twitter, Facebook, Tinder, the LinkedIn profile I glanced at once – I’m never really sure what to say, how to describe myself. Even coming up with the two-line description at the end of this article took longer than I’d like to admit.
Like many other introverts and book lovers, I have fond memories of public libraries from a young age.
Economic factors are significantly impacting the lives of post-secondary graduates in Canada.
Earlier this month, Rumor’s Restaurant and Comedy Club announced plans to book American comedian and actor Louis C.K.
On Sept. 17, 2019, Merriam-Webster added the non-binary pronouns “they”/“them” to the dictionary.
Another hockey season is underway, and, at least for the Winnipeg Jets, this year seems to be fraught with more drama than the last.
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.
I was 12 years old when a man leaned across the cab of his red pickup truck to yell something I couldn’t quite make out. I might not be able to specify what he said, but I remember the way he slowed down in the middle of St. Mary’s Road to leer at me.
The Amazon forest is burning. This isn’t a hoax, an alternative fact or an elaborate ruse.
In the present climate crisis, buying ethically made apparel can be an act of solidarity. Fast fashion and the relentless cycle of buying and throwing away clothes that wear out within the same year is not sustainable, nor has it ever been.
Manitoba is currently in the grips of multiple health crises.
Earlier this year, the provincial government launched a campaign to try and attract nurses to Manitoba.
The face of politics is quite literally changing. With election season ahead of us, campaigning has paved the way for a number of exciting candidates from diverse backgrounds.
The other day, I saw my first government-sponsored commercial addressing stigma around opiate addiction.
Wellness seems to pour from every crevasse of the marketing world currently, from chain health food stores, crystal companies, gyms and weight-loss programs to yoga studios, greeting cards and mental health campaigns.
Strange; odd; peculiar; eccentric. These are the 16th century connotations of the word “queer.”