Opinion

  • Sex after heartbreak

    After we share our life with another person for a significant period of time and choose to part ways, we must grieve this loss. The initial fear may be loneliness: to be apart from your bedtime companion and the lips you want to kiss after a long, lousy day. But to transition out of this love and familiar touch is a reminder to come home again to ourselves, for we have not left. We were always here, and will always be here.

  • The wrong election

    On Sept. 20, Manitobans will, like the rest of Canada, head out to the polls to vote in the upcoming federal election. The election was called by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau two years early, a decision that left many Canadians scratching our heads. Conventional wisdom is that Trudeau, whose popularity rose due to his COVID-19 pandemic response, hoped to seize the moment and snag a majority government. The unpopular decision to call the election in the middle of said pandemic, however, has that popularity rapidly declining.

  • I’ll be your trusted learning partner

    With the environmental nightmares of the summer months coupled with a year-and-ahalf- long pandemic, it’s as if we are stuck in the apocalypse. The remains of Indigenous peoples are being found at several residential school sites, the situation in Afghanistan continues to worsen, and, of course, we’re still in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shouldn’t we be coming out on the other side by now?

  • One foot in the door

    This is different! Well, sort of.

  • Finding common ground

    As Manitoba reopens and news articles turn to discussion of booster shots, it may feel like we’re finally leaving COVID-19 behind. But we’re not out of the woods just yet, as vaccine uptake in the province continues to plateau. 

  • ‘Breaking free of hustle culture’

    Changing careers during the pandemic

  • Art as a drawing board for change

    Foreigner Affairs

  • Critipeg: Q: Into the Storm

    Airing on HBO, streaming on Crave

  • Invisible Winnipeg

    Another publishing year is coming to an end.

  • 640 electric candles in the wind

    City memorializes lives lost due to government laziness with more of the same

  • Confessions of a Unicorn

    Mother of Goo

  • Critipeg: Cherry

    Streaming on Apple TV+

  • A cautious return

    There are a lot of questions about what a return to humans on campus means for our newspaper. 

  • Dreaming of a better world

    Reading in Colour

  • The things we take for granted

    This week, I went for my first haircut in nearly a year.

  • A hard look in the mirror

    Right-wing ‘cancel culture’ obsession can barely conceal its own racism

  • All for one

    Life on the Borderline

  • They don’t give a crap

    It’s a sad reality that racist heckling is considered acceptable in the Legislature while the word “crap” is verboten.

  • No body is disposable

    Ableism and pandemic response

  • Labour rights are immigrant rights

    Foreigner Affairs

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