In order to get a sense of how Winnipeggers were thinking about trees during the first couple decades of the 20th century, I returned to local newspaper archives.
1. Skating on the River Trail
2. Staying indoors
3. Festival du Voyageur
1. Tracy Whalen / Alyson Brickey / Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land (Three-way tie)
1. The Forks
2. Club 200
3. The Good Will Social Club
1. Smile by Tierney Milne and Brother Jopa on the Food Fare at Westminster and Maryland / Star Blankets by Kenneth Lavallee / Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei at The Forks (Three-way tie)
1. Uzoma Asagwara
2. Leah Gazan
3. Wab Kinew
1. Bear Clan Patrol inc.
2. QPOC Winnipeg
3. Sunshine House
1. Desiree Scott
2. Justine Kolody / Nikolaj Ehlers (tie)
1. Leah Gazan
2. Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie / Victoria Redsun (tie)
3. Lena Andres
Favourite political moment
1. Leah Gazan’s campaign, nomination and election
2. Climate strike
3. Uzoma Asagwara's election
Alyson Brickey teaches English courses on a wide variety of topics at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). But even as someone with many diverse areas of expertise in the field, it was never a given that she would end up as a professor.
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) Department of Theatre and Film is putting on its first show of this season later this month.
On Nov. 4, the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure of the City of Winnipeg voted to move forward with the recommendations of a report outlining changes to the Winnipeg Transit U-Pass.
The Manitoboggan, a toboggan sledding structure in St. Vital Park designed by Public City Architecture, was awarded the International Olympic Committee and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities Bronze Award and the International Paralympic Committee and International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities Distinction Awards on Nov. 5 at a ceremony in Germany.
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.
German-Indigenous relations // Soccer camps for girls // New exhibit in archives // Gifts for holiday dinner // Community forum discusses transit
On Nov. 22, the Wilderness Committee hosts its annual Climate Fall Supper.
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.
Dr. Catherine Tosenberger’s work consists of a surprising blend of both new and old elements, as she mixes traditional folklore and English literature with new-age technological media and fandom culture.
Remembrance Day, held annually on Nov. 11, gives individuals and institutions the opportunity to reflect upon the service of past and present military members.