Uncap your Sharpies and empty your book bag, Broken Pencil’s festival of zine culture and independent arts will happen in conjunction with the seventh annual Anarchist Bookfair & DIY Fest this year.
Due to space restrictions, The Uniter has only included the mayoral candidates and councillor candidates running in the core areas of the city. Check out uniter.ca for more election coverage.
At first blush, it seems easy to count Michel Fillion out as a viable mayoral candidate. His soundbites and publicity stunts don’t sit well with the public’s opinion of what makes a good mayor (but then again, the Toronto public elected Rob Ford).
An international conference on women’s education and sustainable development is coming to Winnipeg and bringing with it United Nations prize winner Dr. Shulamith Koenig.
Winnipeg is facing a shortage of affordable housing options. At least that’s what Winnipeg’s mayoral candidates are saying. Four of the seven candidates have pledged to increase the number of affordable housing units in the city if elected to office.
Slowly but surely, the City of Winnipeg is catching up to the spinning spokes of its cyclists.
Judy Wasylycia-Leis is well-known in many of Winnipeg’s social circles. It’s no surprise - the former Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, NDP MLA, and Minister of Culture, Heritage and Recreation has spent close to three decades working in public office.
Kristian Hooker knows first-hand how difficult it can be for people with autism to negotiate social situations. The University of Winnipeg (U of W) alumnus is on the autism spectrum himself.
The Manitoba Reptile Breeder’s Expo (MRBE) returns to Winnipeg’s Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre from Oct. 4 - 5, and brings with it the debate on city bylaw 92-2013 - a law restricting species of reptiles, arachnids and other exotic pets within city limits.
Brian Bowman has seen some shit.
What do your Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts look like?
The downward trend of voter turnout across all demographics in Canada is well-documented and is especially true of Indigenous populations. Aboriginal peoples historically have lower voting rates than non-Aboriginals for a variety of reasons, but Sylvia Boudreau’s aim is to change that.
Just like Peter Warren, Paula Havixbeck gets right down to business. It’s a trait she carries with her through the corridors of City Hall and the stairwells of
Everyday, police are out searching for runaways - boys and girls who flee from their homes for days at a time. The story of Tina Fontaine, a runaway who was reported missing and later found dead in the Red River, is a tragic reminder of the urgency of finding these children.
The now notorious Facebook group, ‘People Of Winnipeg’ is stirring gales of controversy over photos of Winnipeggers taken on city streets. Many derogatory and racist comments are included on the Facebook page, attached to images of disabled and homeless residents.
Last December, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that sections of the criminal code legislating prostitution violated the charter rights of sex workers.
Trivialized as a “fringe candidate” at the outset of the mayoral race, Robert-Falcon Ouellette is proving to be anything but an outsider when it comes to community.
Kevin Settee is accomplishing a lot for a 23-year-old University of Winnipeg student.
When two hockey buddies decided to create a documentary about depression and mental illness they never expected the response they would receive.
On Thursday, August 21, Sarah Tichborne hadn’t planned to walk home through torrential rain in shorts, sneakers and a gym shirt.