Features

  • Working together

    Co-operative businesses show resilience through shared values

  • Our teachers are not okay

    Manitoba educators face hardships while teaching during the pandemic

  • Softening their strides

    Dancers and educators re-envision equitable connection

  • We can get through this together

    Though thousands gathered in Winnipeg this summer and stood for Justice 4 Black Lives and Indigenous Lives Matter rallies, the very act of protesting coupled with the instances of racism and prejudice that continue to plague this city can make this feel all for nought and can have a negative effect on people's mental health. 

  • Thirty-something

    It’s that time of year: voting for the Uniter 30 is open again!

  • Happy trails

    Staff photographer Keeley Braunstein-Black explores local hiking options in this week’s cover feature.

  • When pandemics collide

    While news of the COVID-19 pandemic has flooded our feeds, and rightly so, an opioid crisis of devastating proportions has been quietly ravaging communities in Winnipeg and across the province.

  • Round Up: 2SLGBTQIA+ Winnipeg

    Openly queer businesses and explicitly queer-friendly spaces have come a long way. Among the many queer-led initiatives and businesses, here are a few newer or less-heard-of ones to celebrate.

  • Recarving a rubber stamp

    “We really need to start thinking about what is really going to make our communities safer, going to help make Winnipeg a better place, because clearly what we’re very invested in is not working.”

  • Publishing in the pandemic

    The closure of bookstores earlier this year cancelled many book launches and changed how readers bought and how publishers marketed books.

  • The New Normal

    Until a few months ago, most students would probably have never imagined that going to university would mean sitting at home and attending a video call with their instructor.

  • Winnipeg’s Artists of Colour

    Many of Winnipeg’s marginalized artists are multitalented people who fall into a wide spectrum of racial categories. Their stories need to be heard, their accomplishments deserve celebration and more work needs to be done to create a more inclusive and truly diverse space.

  • A simple space with clownish traits

    As an actor, performance artist, photographer, singer, clown and so much more, Ady Kay is certifiably busy.

  • Sexual and reproductive health in Winnipeg

    The capacity of Canadians to access, realize and exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) has been influenced by the changing tides of the nation’s politics and the shifting configurations of beliefs and customs throughout the years.

  • A room of one’s own

    Winnipeg is known across Canada as being an ideal place for artists to hone their practice.

  • A conversation with Shoog McDaniel

    Photographic artist and fat liberation activist Shoog McDaniel will give a talk at the West End Cultural Centre (WECC) on March 10 as part of the Uniter Speaker Series. The talk will be hosted by comedian and local television personality Issa Kixen. 

  • Callouts are the symptom, not the problem

    It’s 2020, and certain bloggers and cultural commentators have become obsessed with the question of whether “callout culture” has gone too far. 

  • Circus play!

    Charles Lauder (Sleepy) is the current president of the Winnipeg Circus Club (WCC). This is the third time Lauder has been elected to the position. One of the reasons Sleepy loves being a clown is “because you can dabble your giant tippy-toe in pretty much anything,” including juggling, balloons, comedy, stage shows and birthday parties.

  • The shameless sanctuary

    Sara Usman, co-founder of The Shameless Circle, is not ashamed to tell her story.

  • How the media mishandles meth

    Is this teaching me how to make things better, or is this making me more afraid – and who benefits from me being afraid? Who is this fear-based narrative serving, and why is this being presented in lieu of something that will empower me to make things better in my community?

« Older Articles