When Lukas Frank created a simple Facebook event, he did it on a whim. Little did he suspect that it might lead to love for many a Winnipegger.
The man who swept into Winnipeg’s mayoral race and earned votes through a grassroots campaign and frank discussion of the city’s inequity is now running federally for the Liberal Party of Canada in Winnipeg Centre.
In January we witnessed the horrible attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris. I was shocked, as were many others. I’m from Denmark and considering what happened in 2006 with the Muhammad cartoon crisis, it didn’t make me confident that my country would be safe from terrorist attacks. It felt like it could be just below the surface. Sadly, it was.
The odds were stacked against him, but that didn’t stop Theo Fleury from becoming a Stanley Cup champion. Now his story is being told on stage in the Prairie Theatre Exchange’s production of Playing With Fire: The Theo Fleury Story.
It was an afternoon of sharing, comfort and remembrance as nearly 300 people gathered at the University of Winnipeg for the eighth annual Women’s Memorial March of Manitoba for All Missing and Murdered.
Students and staff at the University of Winnipeg took the first steps in creating a campus free of sexual violence last week.
What was once a sushi restaurant on the corner of Broadway and Smith St. is now Nick’s on Broadway, a restaurant that serves freshly made sandwiches, wraps, soups and desserts all made from scratch in an open kitchen concept.
Even with all of the turmoil that surrounds the provincial New Democratic Party (NDP) here in Manitoba, one thing remains clear: Greg Selinger is determined to stay the course.
This week Aaron visits the Festival du Voyageur to find how what it takes to become a Voyageur!
The University of Winnipeg and its student body are taking a stand against racism in the city.
Bill C-51, or The Anti-Terrorism Act as it’s more commonly known, is the newly revealed piece of legislation that the Prime Minister’s office claims will tighten Canada’s protections against acts of terrorism and improve communication amongst various departments and agencies.
The Ontario government’s recent revision of policy regarding the treatment of transgender prisoners seems at first glance to be a step in the right direction. The biggest change to the policy means that prisoners will now be incarcerated based on their self-identified gender. In addition, trans women will now have the option to be strip-searched by women rather than men. Prisoners will be addressed by the gender and name with which they identify.
Shelter is a basic human need, yet with market rent levels so steep, it’s a necessity many families struggle to afford. Approximately 35,000 Canadians experience homelessness on any given night, and for those with somewhere to go, costs can often exceed 50 per cent of their household income.
It’s not a Winnipeg winter if you haven’t violated the annual snow route rules.
“I actually hate Valentine’s Day, a lot,” says Meg Crane, Editor-in-Chief of Cockroach Zine.
For the busy student or educator puttering away on campus, music can be an escape.
Brittany sits down with Mandy from Klinic to talk about rape culture in Winnipeg.
Quietly and without much fanfare, more than 800 people from First Nations communities were evacuated from their homes this year.
If every picture tells a story, filmmaker Cameron Monkman is counting on several stories to reveal the big picture.
The number of people on waiting list for opioid addiction treatment has fallen since Winnipeg’s opioid “explosion” of 2010.