• In other words

    Rethinking how we talk about sexual violence

  • Reading in Colour

    Visibility matters

  • Listen up, leaders

    In Manitoba, this week has seen growing calls for Premier Brian Pallister and Health Minister Cameron Friesen to resign over their disastrous mismanagement of COVID-19.

  • Winnipeg needs to protect sex workers

    Sex work is real work

  • It’s time for Pallister to ‘grow up’

    Provincial government must take responsibility for rising COVID-19 cases

  • What to expect when you’re expecting to be hospitalized

    Life on the borderline

  • I’m a Trebekkie

    This week marks two significant dates regarding iconic Canadian broadcasters.

  • The neighbours are having a coup

    At the time of this writing, the ballots in the US presidential election are still being counted.

  • Silver linings

    As someone who rarely leaves the house these days, going for a COVID test felt like the biggest adventure I’d taken in months. 

  • Strife of Brian

    Since Brian Pallister’s election in 2016, The Uniter has been examining how the premier’s approach to healthcare and drug policy has wreaked havoc on all Manitobans, especially those who use drugs.

  • Asking for Help

    Even if many people find it difficult to ask for help, one silver lining of this difficult moment is that people and organizations are making it easier to find help when you’re ready to ask.

  • Autumn and cops

    It’s officially autumn in Manitoba. As the season changes, can we expect a change in atmosphere? Are governments listening to the popular calls for radical changes to law enforcement? Can we expect concrete policy change?

  • Adaptation

    One of the most puzzling quandaries of making a newspaper during COVID-19 is trying to figure out how much to actually talk about the pandemic

  • A very new year

    The beginning of a new school year is often an opportunity to reflect on change.

  • My identity does not need your approval

    Most days, I don’t even know who I am. Similar to the way that people sometimes Google themselves, I often review my Facebook timeline. Who am I? What qualities do I present? Are my political memes dank enough?

  • Let her speak

    With most professional and amateur sports leagues around the world on hiatus amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the Olympics postponed until 2021, it can seem like sports have been reduced to reruns, along with the “see 10, do 10” push-up chain and toilet paper challenge attempts athletes post on Instagram.

  • COVID-19 proves Canada can afford basic income and housing for all

    Amid the flurry of information and misinformation and speculation that has saturated every online platform for the last couple weeks, there has been a thread of cringe-inducing positivity regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The road behind, the road ahead

    Back in February, when staff at The Uniter chose “2020: A Decade in Review” as the theme for our annual Urban Issue, none of us could have predicted how different the world would be by April. An issue that was initially pitched as a look back at how things changed in the 2010s suddenly looks like an exploration of how quaint those changes look in the wake of what we’ve experienced in 2020.

  • Stability could help cure my insomnia

    I woke up this morning before sunrise, feeling well-rested and ready to start my day. It’s a rare experience.

  • Unfriendly Manitoba

    Making a newspaper during the COVID-19 pandemic requires constant updating to accommodate the ever-changing atmosphere. Stories pitched weeks ago, which initially had nothing to do with public health, suddenly change on a dime. The pandemic affects every aspect of social life. Organizations and individuals have had to act quickly to adapt to the crisis.

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