Health

  • A (somewhat) normal back-to-school

    After more than a year of closure, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) reopened its doors to students and instructors on Sept. 7. This long-awaited return to on-campus instruction comes after the 2020-21 academic year, which was delivered almost entirely online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The mask at hand

    From your friend with a sewing machine to your favourite clothing line, everyone seems to be making masks, including a local nurse and home healthcare brand.

  • Vaccines mandated on U of W campus

    After weeks of advocacy from faculty unions and pressure from students, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) is set to follow in the footsteps of other Canadian universities by implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the fall term. 

  • Finding common ground

    As Manitoba reopens and news articles turn to discussion of booster shots, it may feel like we’re finally leaving COVID-19 behind. But we’re not out of the woods just yet, as vaccine uptake in the province continues to plateau. 

  • ‘Eye-popping’ conditions and ‘reactive’ policies

    A transit operator’s pandemic work environment

  • Isolation and anxiety

    Student mental health after a year of online school

  • One green city

    To prioritize a city’s well-being, invest in green spaces

  • All for one

    Life on the Borderline

  • The Village Project seeks to end, not manage, homelessness

    Housing project aims to promote healing through community and cultural supports

  • No body is disposable

    Ableism and pandemic response

  • A new way to gather

    Sharing Indigenous experiences of the pandemic internationally

  • Rapid testing: a useful tool?

    Conversations about campus reopenings

  • Patience is a virtue, especially in customer service

    Customer-service employees are tired of being mistreated

  • ‘An enabler and a life preserver’

    For people with eating disorders, Instagram is a double-edged sword

  • Seeking shelter in Winnipeg Transit shacks

    Province must invest more to aid those experiencing houselessness

  • The fault in our self-care

    Life on the Borderline

  • Keeping Winnipeggers warm, and more

    Warming Centre aims to fill gaps in services

  • Vaccine confronts ethics

    COVID-19 vaccine allocation raises ethical implications

  • On agency in death and life

    The tricky conversations around Bill C-7

  • Whose Siloam is it?

    Social media campaign started to hold Siloam Mission accountable

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