Alex Neufeldt

City editor  

  • City briefs

    Vaccine walk-ins at RBC// Oral history overview// UWSA student space launches on Discord// nēhinawēwin launches in the App Stor// Sara Riel receives housing grant// UW alumni honoured by Government of Canada

  • From the campus to the community

    While rising COVID-19 case counts and cold temperatures had many Winnipegers keeping their social circles small during the winter holidays, the University of Winnipeg Students Association (UWSA) and Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre both held community outreach initiatives to spread some support.

  • City briefs

    Omicron gives winter term a detour// Biking on bodies of water// New scholarship supports students// Jordan Scott becomes new writer-in-residence// Have your say in Winnipeg’s financial future

  • Favourite COVID-safe date activity

    1. Taking a walk in the park
    2. Stay home and watch a movie
    3. Picnic

  • Favourite local barber or hairstylist

    1. Ashley (Burdie) L'Heureux (Sapphire)
    2. "I cut my own hair"
    3. Walter Spooner (Waltz on In)

  • City Briefs

    Closing Sanctuaries// Mondor to succeed Trimbee and Currie// Green space to be evergreen// Emerging independent news in Canada// Weweni webinar featuring Carey Newman// City considering shifting gears on seasonal bike paths

  • Drought, trout and hot as all get-out

    Danny Blair, professor of geography at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and co-director of the Prairie Climate Centre, says climate change “may not always be a change in the averages, but it’s a change in the extremes.” Well, 2021 was a year of climatological extremes for Manitoba.

  • The potential for harm between seats and streets

    On Oct. 31, 2021, The Boston Globe released an article exploring and characterizing a dangerous trend of drivers ramming their vehicles into protesters, which increased dramatically during the anti-racism protests of 2020.

  • City briefs

    Bergvall and Moure in conversation// How to get accomodated at U of W// Winnipeg and water// 5-year review of the Colombian Peace Agreement// Annual toy drive returns to Wii Chiwaakanak// Bus shelter blaze before poverty policy review

  • City briefs

    What gets weird when we talk about free speech?// Vaccine verification is back// Love and Information live in YouTube// A reading with Karen McBride// Province recognizes assisted reproduction// While UMFA strikes, province pays $12.5M for third-party job training

  • City briefs

    March against police violence this weekend// Antiquity analysis at the Legislature// Municipal vaccine mandate updates// Manitoba College at 150// Strike is in session// Career supports from student services

  • City briefs

    Parking for Peg City// Campus vaccine verification update// KIN-ect with kinesiology research// Axworthy lecture with Dr. Jason Hickel// Rent-a-cops coming to universities and hospitals

  • City Briefs

    How to vote in the UWSA byelection// End of the parking toll timeout// Trimbee tributes// In-person fitness classes return to campus// Skywalk seminars// UMFA authorize strike

  • What happened to the 99 per cent?

    It’s Oct. 15, 2011. The Arab Spring has been in progress for 10 months, Occupy Wall Street protests have been going on for just over a month and, in Winnipeg, the first Occupy event is taking place: the Occupy Winnipeg march, swiftly followed by the construction of the Occupy Winnipeg camp.

  • City briefs

    New labs go live// Watching the vote on Bill 207// Public cannabis consumption cancelled// Speakers on supporting the unsheltered// Riley Lecture on the Sixties Scoop// Congratulations, graduates!

  • City briefts

    Post-election processing panel// Mennonite centennial conference// Gandhi and the partition of India// Research office relocates// Byelections begin// Restarting the Helen Betty Osborne scholarships

  • Hit the streets, then fix them

    Sixty-three per cent of West Broadway residents don’t drive a car.

    Or rather, even if they can drive, they primarily bike, walk and take public transportation. And yet, there is an incredibly busy and dangerous traffic artery that slices through the neighbourhood: a thoroughfare that is simply not designed with the neighbourhood’s residents in mind.

  • City briefs

    Four things to fear downtown// DJing and drag at interdependent driving decennial// Equity in access to (canine) contraception// Get vaxxed on campus// Cyber Sanctuaries at 1C03// Byelections, senators and students-at-large

  • City briefs

    Last late-summer late-night market // Defining research data // Walk in a United way // National Day for Truth and Reconciliation // Shoal Lake 40 water update // Vaccine mandate updates

  • City briefs

    U of W vaccination mandate update // Doors Open Winnipeg is back // Rock climb online // Virtual Pride panel // Federal election voting details // When Veins Meet Like Rivers at Plug-In

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