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.
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.
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 Jan. 10, Portage and Main became the scene of a solidarity protest.
On Sept. 18, 2019, Manitoba’s provincial government announced a 100-Day Action Plan.
1. Uzoma Asagwara
2. Leah Gazan
3. Wab Kinew
1. Leah Gazan
2. Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie / Victoria Redsun (tie)
3. Lena Andres
Favourite political moment
1. Leah Gazan’s campaign, nomination and election
2. Climate strike
3. Uzoma Asagwara's election
Judges to be sworn in // Poetry and music recital // Library research workshop // 1BUW artist talk // K to 12 math education // 1BUW Student and Faculty Symposium
In preparing for this week’s cover feature about development in downtown Winnipeg, we in the editorial staff of The Uniter found ourselves asking, “What is downtown?”
Downtown Winnipeg has been the subject of much media scrutiny in recent years. A now-infamous Maclean’s article published in 2015 called attention to the issue of racism toward Indigenous people in Winnipeg and its effects, which are largely felt in the downtown area.
Like many other introverts and book lovers, I have fond memories of public libraries from a young age.
As the scent of sage filled Manitoba Hall on the University of Winnipeg (U of W) campus on Oct. 28, students and community members gathered to discuss decolonial movements in post-secondary institutions.
Swearing-in ceremony // Student Radio Marathon // The Antikythera Mechanism // Environmental studies master’s thesis defense // Environmental studies thesis proposals // Financial restraint top priority for city council
After the recent provincial and federal election cycles, one might think debates about a wellknown and environmentally destructive energy source would become pervasive, but Manitoba Hydro continues to go largely unquestioned and unexamined by communities not impacted by their projects, especially in southern Manitoba
Dr. Samir Gandesha, director of the Institute for Humanities at Simon Fraser University, will give three public lectures at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) next week.
Ontario-based alt-rock band Chastity performs at the Good Will Social Club on Nov. 5. Its leader, Brandon Williams, who is from Whitby, Ont., says the concert will be comprehensive and include much of his past work.
Joan Grace is a political science professor at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). Her love for politics, governance and public policy comes from early interactions she had with her parents.
From Monday, Oct. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 30, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will have the chance to vote in the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) byelection.
With the federal election coming up on Monday, Oct. 21, it’s important to understand how a conservative government would affect people with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Wrapped in the question of how society responds to climate change are a lot of other questions about what people value, what “progress” means and what a good life looks like.