At first glance, Manitoba seems to have a pretty good foot in the craft-beer-industry-door: we have two great local breweries, Half Pints and Fort Garry, the annual Flatlanders beer festival is held in June, and Barley Brothers, Winnipeg’s only craft beer pub, was an instant success.
This May 7 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre, the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards will honour Manitoba women who’ve made outstanding contributions to their community.
Where is Winnipeg?
How did our streets succumb to potholes? How did we get here?
What do you think of the Juno awards being hosted by Winnipeg this year?
If you’re looking for a warm-up event before JUNO week, look no further than Spur Festival, which runs March 20 – 23. Now in its second year, the annual festival of politics, art and ideas kicks off in Winnipeg before continuing the dialogue across the country.
When a hair salon closed its doors at the corner of Banning Street and Portage Avenue two years ago, chef Cam Tran saw an opportunity to open a restaurant only blocks away from where he grew up. For Tran, though, it was important that this restaurant fulfill more than the basic necessity for bodily functioning.
Union Sound Hall has been known to host a diverse range of events since its opening a few short months ago. That’s why Ben Chafe and his sister, Chloe, felt it was the perfect place to host Bangarang, an event geared toward the new generation of LGBTQ* youth and anyone with an open mind who wants to have fun.
Winnipeg has the largest urban population of Aboriginal people in Canada, and more than 12% of the University of Winnipeg’s students are Aboriginal.
The UWSA recently had its election. What do you think of student government?
In the weeks following The Uniter’s critique of WindCity, the recently released web series that credits Winnipeg as a main character, many local filmmakers weighed in with their opinions. Though it is generally agreed upon that WindCity portrays an unfamiliar experience for most people in the arts scene, it has served to encourage those who have their own voice to add to the mix.
Winnipeg’s winter season this year has been one we won’t forget anytime soon. Our city was colder than the North Pole and Mars for a day, and according to the Weather Network the Winnipeg area was the coldest place on earth this winter, with 54 days below normal temperatures.
While the debate about the approval of TransCanada Corporation’s Keystone XL pipeline broils south of the border, Canada is dealing with its own pipeline questions. Not the least of these is the matter of TransCanada’s Energy East project, a plan to transport over a million barrels of oil each day from Hardisty, Alberta to refineries across the country in Atlantic Canada.
What does the term ‘public health’ mean to you? Most people probably have never put any serious consideration into the impact of this concept on our everyday lives, but Dr. Joel Kettner is looking to address this in his four-part lecture series, Public Health in the 21st Century.
Sherbrook Pool, an 84 year-old facility in the heart of the inner city, is finally opening its doors once again with the help of $2.8 million of combined funding from the city’s 2014 budget, the province and private donors. The City of Winnipeg called for the pool’s closure in November 2012 after an inspection revealed serious structural problems caused by corrosion in the roof beams.
There are times where we all experience a love/hate relationship with sleep, but what if that feeling never went away?
This week there’s been a lot of excitement over CBC’s annual event called Canada Reads. But what about next week, and the week after that?
Winnipeg has the third-largest Ukrainian population in the country, making up nearly 16 percent of Winnipeg’s total population. Members of the Ukrainian diaspora who live here support efforts to bring peace to the people and accountability to the government of Ukraine.
Set at First Lutheran Church food bank in Winnipeg’s West End, Sargent & Victor & Me chronicles the intertwining stories and opinions of seven characters that Debbie Patterson created from interviews with real citizens of our fair city.
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