Dr. Samir Gandesha, director of the Institute for Humanities at Simon Fraser University, will give three public lectures at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) next week.
On Oct. 21, Canadians elected a Liberal minority government, giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a second term. His new cabinet will be unveiled on Nov. 20.
On Nov. 2, two fundraisers for children’s charities will happen with very different types of activities at their centres: Lee-Ann’s 5th Annual Pool Tournament to benefit Snowflake Place children’s advocacy centre and the Extra-Life Charity Marathon (a worldwide gaming marathon fundraiser for local children’s charities), in which Ctrl V Virtual Reality (VR) will take part.
Not everyone is aware of all the plants, insects and non-human animals that reside in Winnipeg, which is part of why Sustainable Development Manitoba will run several public awareness sessions about coyotes in Winnipeg in the upcoming weeks.
Thrive Week // Introduction to Bluegrass // Winter Storm Benefit Concert // Radicalism-Driven Violent Extremism // Canadian Transplant Games // Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Canada launches campaign
Ontario-based alt-rock band Chastity performs at the Good Will Social Club on Nov. 5. Its leader, Brandon Williams, who is from Whitby, Ont., says the concert will be comprehensive and include much of his past work.
Working among Racial Difference on Colonized Land: Strengthening Cultural Competency in our Organizations takes place on Nov. 13 and 14 at United Way Winnipeg.
Cultural awareness surrounding food security and its relation to climate is growing, and some Manitoba farmers are choosing to make use of agricultural methods that provide an actively positive impact on their land and animals, instead of just maintaining the status quo.
Winnipeg is an international city. From the many ancestral nations of Indigenous Winnipeggers, to the many far-flung countries of origin for settlers, Winnipeg is a meeting place for people from across the globe.
According to the Bureau of International Education, Canada’s global image as a tolerant and non-discriminatory country is what makes it a top destination among foreign students looking to make it their new home. But today, as international students face increasing obstacles and burdens for the duration of their study, Canada’s image is not looking as bright in the near future.
Joan Grace is a political science professor at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). Her love for politics, governance and public policy comes from early interactions she had with her parents.
The fifth annual India Centre Awards Dinner is on Friday, Oct. 25 at Canad Inns Polo Park. This dinner is one of the many activities that the India Centre organizes throughout the year.
From Monday, Oct. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 30, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will have the chance to vote in the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) byelection.
While the words “communication conference” might conjure images of businesspeople fine-tuning their marketing strategies, that is not at all what the Smoke Signals Indigenous Communication Conference is about.
Illustrator on campus // Flu-shot clinic on campus // Mindfulness workshop // Career-development seminar // Inner-City Work Study program // KINect Research Week
The University of Winnipeg Film Festival is underway. From Oct. 23 to 25, the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film will host Manitoba’s only student film festival, with screenings by students from the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and across Canada, as well as moderated discussions with local film professionals.
WrestleMAX! // Palace at 4 a.m. Costume Ball // Veloween XV Fairy Tale Frenzy // Halloween at the Handsome Daughter // Aurora Gorealis: Watching Night of the Living Dead // Kai Cheng Thom at McNally Robinson
Another hockey season is underway, and, at least for the Winnipeg Jets, this year seems to be fraught with more drama than the last.
With the federal election coming up on Monday, Oct. 21, it’s important to understand how a conservative government would affect people with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Dr. Heather Snell is a professor specializing in post-colonial and cultural studies in the English department at the University of Winnipeg.