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.
The ability to become invisible is a highly sought after characteristic for local photographer Chris Friesen.
For many, the familiar journey down Pembina Highway will forever be the sole road that leads to farm fresh produce, warm bread, hot coffee and Saturday morning entertainment.
Having true style isn’t just about following what’s “in”, it’s about being one step ahead AND creating what everyone will want (even if they don’t know it yet). Peter Takis, 19, is the owner of BLACKLI$T, a new apparel and accessories shop that is the new go-to store for urban tastemakers in Winnipeg.
In the decade since its inception, Speaking Crow has had a number of locations around Winnipeg. Founded by Tanis McDonald, the poetry open mic has lived at Frame Arts Warehouse, Pop Sodas (RIP) and now finds its home at the Carol Shields Auditorium in the Millennium Public Library.
On June 16, Bill C-36, or the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, passed its second reading in the House of Commons.
In Winnipeg, a city in which “winter only service” had to be extended until the end of April this year, Handi-Transit is an invaluable service, especially during those harsh winter months.
Winnipeg’s parade by-law is being taken to task by three protesters who were arrested for parading without a permit in conjunction with a demonstration held on Sept 17, 2012.