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.
On Jan. 8, Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 was shot down by the Iranian military minutes after taking off from the airport in Tehran.
The Provincial Accessibility Advisory Council is in ongoing consultations to develop a Design of Public Spaces Disability Standard. In theory, this standard could require a huge proportion of public space to become more accessible.
“The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. The second rule of fight club is YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB.”
A lot of people have probably heard the term personal support worker (PSW) but may not know what that job entails or how important these caregivers are.
Although The Scream by Edward Munch and The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh are considered by some to be two of the world’s most revered art pieces, more focus is often placed on the art than the experiences and health issues of these artists.
We have a disability-heavy issue of The Uniter this week
Accessibility is a contentious topic in the Winnipeg arts scene.
I have a scar behind my right knee that I got when I was 12 and tried to break up a fight between two neighbourhood cats.
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.”
Montreal has 26. Toronto has 45. Vancouver has 42. Winnipeg has three.
1. Bear Clan Patrol inc.
2. QPOC Winnipeg
3. Sunshine House
1. Cora Wiens (Eadha Bread)
2. Quinn McMurray (Oma's Bakery) / Suzanne Gessler (Pennyloaf Bakery) / Oh Doughnuts (tie)
In an email statement, a representative for the City of Winnipeg says “The City of Winnipeg is committed to reducing the amount of nutrients we release to our rivers and lakes, including Lake Winnipeg.” Daniel Gladu Kanu is not so sure.
Catherine McKercher has very few early memories of her brother Bill, other than the fact that he had a wonderful laugh.
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.
This summer, heated debates erupted in the St. James neighbourhood at an information session about the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre, a new addictions treatment facility that is set to be built in the area.
Remembrance Day, held annually on Nov. 11, gives individuals and institutions the opportunity to reflect upon the service of past and present military members.
The season of fluffy parkas and practical boots is here.
Downtown Winnipeg has been the subject of much media scrutiny in recent years. A now-infamous Maclean’s article published in 2015 called attention to the issue of racism toward Indigenous people in Winnipeg and its effects, which are largely felt in the downtown area.