The effects of the financial meltdown in 2008 have been wide-ranging and long-lasting. “This is a subject matter that is real and happening right now. People have lost their homes and jobs, and we’ll see a ripple effect into the 2020s,” says Christopher Brauer, Associate Professor in the University of Winnipeg’s Theatre and Film department.
Could catastrophic climate change wipe out the human species within the next 20-30 years?
It’s never delightful when a community enterprise is forced to close after 18 years in business. Nor is it pleasing to write an obituary for one of Winnipeg’s last strongholds of progressive thought and alternative dialogue for nearly two decades.
Whether you’re looking to record something in a basement or head into a professional studio, Winnipeg has no shortage of options for musicians who want to make albums.
You know when you love something so much that you want it all the time? Scott Nolan has definitely done that with the creation of his own backyard music studio.
Those iconic stripes seem to be everywhere recently, especially if you’re on Instagram. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see someone cozied up with their point blanket or the hashtag #stripespotting under a picture featuring one of the multitude of items bearing the yellow, red, green and blue. And there is a multitude of items comprising the ‘HBC Collection’: $125 flasks, $400 purses and $7,500 canoes among them.
Having recently left a professional career as a teacher, Kevin Roy made a decision, “it’s now or never” to make his lifelong passion his new career.
The Wilderness of Manitoba hails from Toronto, not the Land of 100,000 Lakes. But even in Canada’s biggest city, one can feel like they’re drowning in loneliness.
It’s 400 some years old, but the Bard’s tragic tale of two star-crossed lovers is as relevant as ever.
Electric Reel Productions’ Avery Stedman and rapper SMRT are a couple of straight up dudes. They’re the kind of guys you would watch in movies from the late ‘90s and go “I’d like to drink Slurpees with them at the skate park.”
People like to throw the word “ridiculous” around pretty casually. I’m guilty of this myself. Quite frequently, I find myself using the word “ridiculous” without really thinking about what it means.
Love stories will always be popular. Everyone can relate to the desire for love, and some of the most beloved movies ever are about courtship and romance.
From the UWSA Bike Lab to the compostable spoons at Pangea’s Kitchen, the University of Winnipeg is building a reputation as a green space in the heart of downtown. The majority of these efforts are thanks to Manitoba Eco-Network, whose work with EcoPIA and the Campus Sustainability office keeps the UW up to date on green practices.
This year the makers of Steam, a digital distribution platform, will release the Steam Machine, a PC-based console that hopes to bring Steam compatible games from your office into your living room.
On January 22, Phil Fontaine, former Grand Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, was scheduled to speak at the University of Winnipeg on “First Nations issues in the past, present, and future”.
Commentators and leaders in the indigenous community lined up to oppose the recent disruption of a presentation by former National Chief Phil Fontaine at the University of Winnipeg. The talk was intended to provide insight into some of the shifts and changes witnessed during his time in positions of leadership.
Take a moment to think about how you see yourself in terms of health and body image.
Winnipegger Marissa Zurba has been doing a lot of stairs lately, and not just to stay in shape during the winter. Zurba is going to be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise $5,000 for SOS Children’s Villages.
What do you think about the closing of Mondragon after 20 years in business?
The closing of the business occupying the main floor of the Autonomous Zone at 91 Albert Street will undoubtedly leave a hole in the heart of the Exchange District.