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
The other day I called a crisis line. A volunteer answered: Hi, how are you doing? How can I help you?
“Food is a time machine.” These words by Suresh Doss have been echoing in my mind since listening to Episode 63 (“Eating our way through Toronto”) of the Racist Sandwich Podcast. “It’s a conduit to a certain time and place,” he says.
Libraries usually limit economic interactions with patrons to late fees. There’s a price to be paid for a missing book. But the new security measures in the Winnipeg Public Library’s downtown location also have a price – which will be paid by the city’s poor.
FACE | TIME with Anita Lebeau // Labour Protest Songs at the library // Winnipeg Comedy Showcase’s 5th anniversary // Shakespeare + Phantom of the Paradise = true Winnipeg weirdness // International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Anchorless (March 2019) is the sophomore album by Logan McKillop, a singer-songwriter from Onanole, Manitoba.
Writer Jamie Michaels and artist Doug Fedrau’s graphic novel Christie Pits uses the comic book medium to explore racism in Canada.
Carol-Ann Bohrn is known locally for work as a dancer. She most recently appeared in The Threepenny Opera, put on by Sick + Twisted Theatre and AA Battery Theatre.
Many of the pieces you would usually find in The Uniter are, by most definitions, on the short side.
Winnipeg’s status as a cultural hub for music, dance and drama has its roots in the vaudeville era of live theatre. An art form that flourished from the 1880s to the 1930s, vaudeville defined pop culture until it was eventually supplanted by radio and talking pictures.
The other day, I saw my first government-sponsored commercial addressing stigma around opiate addiction.
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
“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?”
Through the dramatic change from analog to digital photography, one thing has remained constant.