The centerpiece of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign was Jan. 29, but the public awareness campaign stretches from early January well into March.
On Jan. 29, the Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) hosted an information session on disability and taxes led by Sally Massey-Wiebe of Community Financial Counselling Services.
Divest UWinnipeg launches another campaign // Library research workshop // Indigenous film screening at the WAG // Bell Let’s Talk supports local women’s resource centre // Second beading symposium to take place in Winnipeg // Free Royal Canoe show
Dustin Peltier and Rachel Isaak run local cheesemaking business Loaf and Honey, and the duo says the Manitoba Government has cost them tens of thousands of dollars trying to conform to “inconsistent regulations” for artisanal, unpasteurized cheese.
The café’s name and atmosphere is inspired by a dear family member. “My grandmother loved to garden. She had an awesome garden. I wanted something to remember my grandmother but also something positive,” Hozaima says.
From the very recent destruction of the homeless camps by the Disraeli Bridge, to making diamond lanes open to cabs, the City’s decisions can be head-scratching at best and heartbreaking at worst.
One of the things Dr. Durdana Islam loves about the University of Winnipeg is its small campus and the sense of community that comes with it.
On Jan. 29 from 12:20 to 2:30 p.m., the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Centre for Access to Information and Justice (CAIJ) is hosting CBC journalist Jacques Marcoux, who will talk about “data science in Canadian newsrooms.”
On Jan. 8, Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 was shot down by the Iranian military minutes after taking off from the airport in Tehran.
The Provincial Accessibility Advisory Council is in ongoing consultations to develop a Design of Public Spaces Disability Standard. In theory, this standard could require a huge proportion of public space to become more accessible.
Lockouts have been a big subject in prairie labour news in the past few weeks, as Tim Hortons workers at the Winnipeg Lombard location and Co-op Refinery workers in Regina were locked out of their place of work by their employer during the course of bargaining between employers and unions.
Indigenous Affairs book launch // Classic play to grace U of W again // Nominations for faculty and staff awards // Ex-Winnipeg reservist jailed // Bell “Let’s Talk” Day // Report outlines actions helping graduates succeed
Winnipeg’s Métis history is being explored by new public art works.
Plant This Movie // Pizza fundraiser for Arts Junktion // Winterruption Winnipeg // Sweet on Sustainability // Indigenous Is Not a genre // Two solo exhibitions at Plug In ICA
“The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. The second rule of fight club is YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB.”
For Karen Ridd, becoming an instructor for the Conflict Resolution Studies program at Menno Simons College was the result of an unexpected but adventurous journey.
On Monday, Dec. 30, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) Wesmen women’s volleyball team defeated their local rivals, the University of Manitoba Bisons, to win the 53rd annual Wesmen Classic tournament.
Labman’s new work “explores how rights, responsibilities and obligations intersect in the absence of a legal scheme for refugee resettlement from the Indochinese crisis of the 1970s to the Syrian crisis of the 2010s,” according to the U of W website.
On Wednesday, Jan. 15, “Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-building between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples” launched at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre at 10 a.m., as hosted by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg.
“We’ve been put in a position of, I wouldn’t say panic, but an unsustainable position,” Koroluk says.