Oksana Kosteckyj expresses a common sentiment when she says, “I think winter in Manitoba is pretty harsh.”
Queer Muslims, as members of both the LGBTQ+ and Muslim communities, have unique shared experiences and challenges.
"We all know and love people that use drugs,” Veda Koncan, project coordinator at the Manitoba Harm Reduction Network (MHRN), says.
Winnipeg boudoir photographer Teri Hofford and local business owner JT believe that a greater variance of images in media would lead to a positive shift in perceptions of what women actually look like. They promote this concept through their work.
Since a law change in 2013, sex work in Canada is not illegal. Currently, sex work falls under the category of asymmetrical criminalization, meaning the purchase - not the sale - of sex is illegal.
According to Jack Lamon, sex is fundamental to everyone. The worker-owner at Come As You Are (CAYA), a co-operatively-run sex shop in Toronto, explains that to express one’s sexuality in today’s society is radical.
The Bike Dump is hosting a six-week series of workshops for women, trans*, femme and non-binary people. The series, called Sister Cycle, aims to empower these folks by teaching bicycle mechanics skills.
Messages haven’t stopped pouring in to Aly Raposo’s inbox since #MeToo began trending on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram earlier this month.
Kombucha has existed for hundreds of years, yet it is only just gaining popularity in Winnipeg. The strong, sweet tea is fermented by a bacterial culture called a Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast, affectionately known by its cute acronym, SCOBY.
October brings basketball back to campus, as the University of Winnipeg Wesmen men’s squad is evaluating players and making final roster cuts during their pre-season schedule.
A newly proposed initiative by Winnipeg’s city council may see e-cigarettes counted among many tobacco products which will be prohibited on outdoor patios at bars and restaurants.
The natural hair movement is gaining momentum in Winnipeg, but it’s slowed by a lack of products and knowledge.
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Sometimes community is built through a combination of habit, routine and convenience. Returning to the same place over and over again, and seeing the same familiar faces, can help people develop a sense of belonging.
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) and the student groups it houses offer resources to support the mental health and well-being of students in a number of ways.
Winnipeggers aren’t great at reusing their kitchen scraps.
Menstrual cups aren’t one-size-fits-all. Countless articles weigh the size, shape and feel of the most popular models, and some writers talk about finding the “Goldilocks cup” – the one that fits just right.
Safer spaces are gaining popularity at festivals and nightlife events. The notion of a safer space varies with the circumstances.
The University of Winnipeg’s Wesmen women’s soccer team hopes to become stronger and make the playoffs this year.
Dr. Fabrizio Di Muro, an associate professor at the University of Winnipeg weighs in on the way that fads among social connectedness among product users.