You may have plenty of images in your head already after reading that headline. When you think about bipolar disorder, what first comes to mind? Let me guess: probably someone with two personalities, right?
Throughout history, there have always been standards of beauty, particularly for women. In ancient Egypt (c. 3150 to 332 BCE), the ideal woman was slender, youthful, and heavily made up. Society promoted a sex-positive environment. Premarital sex was entirely acceptable, and women could divorce their husbands without shame.
Pallister’s healthcare cuts are killing us. This isn’t a metaphor. This is an emergency.
A familiar and innovative new family support project opened up in the North End two weeks ago: Granny’s House, or Kookum’s House (“Kookum” means “grandmother” in Cree), a home that fosters community and where parents or caregivers can drop off their kids for a few hours, secure in the knowledge that a team of “grannies” and “aunties” will take good care of them.
Sara Usman, co-founder of The Shameless Circle, is not ashamed to tell her story.
While Manitoba Health officials say the chance of catching the virus is low in the province, there have already been four confirmed cases in Canada as of Jan. 31.
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?
Community organizations are coming together to make needle disposal beautiful.
The centerpiece of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign was Jan. 29, but the public awareness campaign stretches from early January well into March.
On Jan. 29, the Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) hosted an information session on disability and taxes led by Sally Massey-Wiebe of Community Financial Counselling Services.
Food preparation and production is arguably as important as the ingredients used.
From the very recent destruction of the homeless camps by the Disraeli Bridge, to making diamond lanes open to cabs, the City’s decisions can be head-scratching at best and heartbreaking at worst.
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.