This week’s issue of The Uniter is our special themed issue for the Uniter 30!
In April of 2018, I wrote a historical article for The Uniter examining the prohibition era in Winnipeg. From 1916 to 1921, the sale and consumption of alcohol was prohibited in Manitoba. Similar legislation was passed throughout Canada and the United States in the 1910s and ’20s, motivated by fears and misconceptions about alcoholism.
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?”
Like many other introverts and book lovers, I have fond memories of public libraries from a young age.
For folks growing up in diasporic communities, food can be as important as language.
Winnipeg is an international city. From the many ancestral nations of Indigenous Winnipeggers, to the many far-flung countries of origin for settlers, Winnipeg is a meeting place for people from across the globe.
Earlier this month, Rumor’s Restaurant and Comedy Club announced plans to book American comedian and actor Louis C.K.
Another month, another election gone by.
Another hockey season is underway, and, at least for the Winnipeg Jets, this year seems to be fraught with more drama than the last.
With the federal election coming up on Monday, Oct. 21, it’s important to understand how a conservative government would affect people with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Every October, as Halloween approaches, Winnipeggers are reminded of the city’s many supposedly haunted buildings.
In 2019, virtually any kind of art can be accessed via smartphone. Whether streaming music from Spotify or films from Netflix, it’s easy to feel like physical media is a thing of the past.
Collaboration is key.
Manitobans are currently sandwiched between provincial and federal elections.
Here at The Uniter, we take our community obligations seriously. Those obligations include telling the stories that aren’t told elsewhere, but it also refers to our role as a learning paper.
The new school year is a time of change for many students. It’s a time of change for The Uniter, as well.
For a weekly paper, when we’re putting together an issue that will be out in the world for a full three months, it’s a big deal! The scope is wide, and we have a lot to tell you.
This year’s capstone issue, the Urban Issue, has a theme of Fractured City.
This is it, readers – the final chapter of this year’s regularly scheduled Uniter.
Many of the pieces you would usually find in The Uniter are, by most definitions, on the short side.