The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) 2019 general election was held from March 4 to 6. The election saw favourable results for the UWSA Empower Slate, who were voted into the executive team positions. This year’s election also showed a significantly lower voter turnout than past years’ general elections.
The tourist-friendly vision of Winnipeg is a little more polished than the version many of us encounter daily.
Different vignettes of city life are visible from different levels - on foot, on buses, on a bike, from a car.
The Government of Manitoba’s new budget will cut the provincial sales tax (PST) from 8 per cent to 7 per cent, increase the amount of basic tax exemption and significantly decrease funding to programs and organizations reliant on provincial support.
A new material with both metallic and non-metallic properties was discovered by researchers at the University of Winnipeg (U of W).
The UWSA announced that Index Bookstore will close at the end of March. For the past three years, the student-run retail outlet served as a coffee shop, bookstore and print shop for the campus community.
Winnipeg’s North End is not only the home to many important and effective nonprofits, but it’s also a neighbourhood with a culture where these organizations frequently collaborate.
CEO Manitoba’s goal is “to help more students start more businesses” and encourage students to step outside of their comfort zone, Harjinder Sidhu, the nonprofit’s president, says.
Honouring our Sisters: A Panel Discussion // Play for Peace // Native North American Writing on Greco-Roman Antiquity // Winnipeg Centre NDP nomination meeting // Doug Goltz appointed dean of science // Issues in federal corrections
For some students, after all the exams and final papers comes graduation. Students who feel nervous for what comes next in their life can find support from the University of Winnipeg (U of W), even as alumni.
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) library houses a collection of recent historical artifacts that shed light on a movement that advocates for the rights of Two-Spirit individuals.
There are very few official options for the families and communities of people shot by the police. While those who knew the deceased may seek justice through official channels, there is a lot of work that often happens outside of governmental bureaucracies.
2019 Graduation Pow Wow // Celebrating the Land at 373 Langside // Mental Health, youth, addiction & town hall panel // Supporting Indigenous human rights // Preview of Pısim Finds her Miskanow app // Blanket Exercise for MB small farms community
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (CCMAH). The conference is hosted in a different province each year, and in 2019, it’s Winnipeg’s turn.
Cultivate UWinnipeg is a student group at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) that partakes in green activity year round, even in the winter.
The Manitoba Ombudsman released their investigation report on the City of Winnipeg’s Handi-Transit Service, now called Transit Plus, on Jan. 8. The Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) filed the initiating complaint against Handi-Transit three years ago in collaboration with the Public Interest Law Centre.
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre will run Indigenous Farming on the Prairies: Stew & Stories on March 23.
The Pallister government will cut $108 million to Child and Family Services (CFS) for the 2019/20 fiscal year, according to a press release from the Manitoba Liberal Caucus.
Laughter is Medicine // Film screening of Seven Sacred Laws // Community Opportunities Panel // World Water Day // Reception in honour of Dr. Diane Santesso // Red River Mutual Trail is officially closed
On April 19, Slavoj Žižek will visit the University of Winnipeg (U of W) for the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series. Žižek is a Slovenian political philosopher, psychoanalyst and prolific writer on critical theory.