Over a month after protests exploded at the University of Winnipeg around projected cuts to tenure track faculty positions, the university’s board of regents approved the 2012-2013 operating budget; a spending blueprint that retains all the controversial cuts.
It’s not uncommon for friends who haven’t seen Rob Koske in a few months to walk right past him. He’s lost so much weight, they don’t even recognize him.
It’s that time of year again. Spring has sprung, and the rabbits are multiplying like, well, rabbits.
Over 1,000 new residences have been created in the Exchange District over the past three years and in 2013, Red River College will open its new building, including a residency, bringing more people into Winnipeg’s historical district.
The 25th anniversary of the Pride Winnipeg Festival (May 25 to June 3) is an opportunity for members of the local gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit and queer (GLBTTQ) community to reflect on how far the community has progressed towards acceptance since the event launched in 1987.
Roméo Bérard II is spending his summer travelling through Asia.
As summer begins, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) community garden is expanding throughout campus under the leadership of new co-ordinator Elizabeth Shearer and several dedicated volunteers.
Is the City of Winnipeg exploiting aboriginal people to subsidize urban sprawl?
The endless flip-flopping transit saga has played out before us all, year after year - on the pages of local newspapers, by hands raised (or not raised) at city council meetings and in the bitter words of impatient bus stop acquaintances.
With Winnipeg’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) days away from opening to the public, it is clear that our city is moving towards a more efficient form of public transportation.
The University of Winnipeg is growing at unprecedented rates, yet still remains among the most crowded universities. As faculty cuts increase, students and professors are demanding more budget transparency, while the university demands funding equality from the province. Is the university growing beyond its means?
We asked our regular comments contributors and our readers what they would do if they had Sam Katz’s job. This is what they had to say.
The City of Winnipeg’s planning department is proposing major changes that will make it easier for homeowners to construct secondary suites on their property.
City passes $900M budget; Sinclair lawsuit can’t proceed: judge; Richardson empire grows; Toews calls for study of James sentence; Bomber great Brown retires
Business and administration students will decide this week whether or not to approve a referendum to raise tuition fees.
The recent discovery that the University of Winnipeg will be unable to fill promised faculty positions continues to cause controversy.
A new program recently announced by the University of Winnipeg will provide 10 youths from the province’s foster care system with an unprecedented educational opportunity this coming fall.
On March 31, Richard Gage, founder of controversial organization Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, will be paying a visit to the University of Winnipeg, where he’ll deliver a presentation that’s more than likely to stir the pot.
Brother of French gunman “proud” of multiple murder; Leaders of Mali coup struggle to retain control; Afghan mission “on track” despite killings, controversy, says U.S. general; Turkish forces kill 15 Kurdish women; Guatemalan president advocates for drug decriminalization
U of W introduces Youth in Care tuition waiver; Dr. James Currie named new Dean of Science; Canada awards and renews research chairs; Alumni association calls for nominations