City council has voted to rename an administrative building in honour of Susan Thompson, Winnipeg’s first female mayor who served from 1992-98. While recognizing firsts is a valiant act, those who break barriers should be appraised based on the full scope of their contributions, good and bad.
The recent University of Manitoba Faculty Association’s (UMFA) strike pushed back against eroding job security and increasing workloads that take time away from teaching and research, bringing light to the complexity of labour relations in a university context.
With all the deaths at the Winnipeg Remand Centre, the public may feel like it’s time for some good news coming from provincial jails in Manitoba. Well, sorry to disappoint.
Students often receive elementary and high school instruction on Indigenous issues that makes it seem as though colonialism is a thing of the past. But due to cultural events, and prompted by the news, many students become more aware by the time they enter university.
The changing institution is a public space worth holding on to
Mental health care is more complicated than just getting out into nature
With a rumoured lift of Manitoba’s tuition cap, the Progressive Conservative government taught the New Democratic Party a costly lesson in governance.
All the ghouls, ghosts and monsters are coming out as Halloween approaches, but these scary things are nothing compared to the fright of cultural appropriation.
Because we’re all behind on schoolwork or Netflix or both
Interactions between the two vehicles not well planned out in Winnipeg
The City of Winnipeg will take proactive steps to prepare for self-driving vehicles, but there are many reasons to question how great this technology really is.
It’s easy to avoid conversations about sexual assault, and Canadian institutions have been fairly successful in doing just that. Sexual assault is a rampant issue across post-secondary institutions in North America. It doesn’t just happen at large American colleges, despite Canadian post-secondary institutional rhetoric.
Not being busy is not a crime
The famous intersection remains a symbol of the city’s decision-making ineptitude
Does the Winnipeg Police Service really need all those fancy toys?
Development fees could mitigate unhealthy growth in Winnipeg – if handled properly.
To address climate change, we have to change the narrative
How to survive Year One at the U of W
Folk Fest is giving attendees and campers something they can’t find anywhere else and it’s not just four days of good music. It might just be the same thing that religion offered to people for thousands of years before many decided that they didn’t need it anymore.
PDA is A-OK!