Ava Fearn

  • Student issues on the ballot

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) makes its home in the Union Station riding. With the Oct. 3 provincial election fast approaching, the riding’s candidates are making their pitches to students and community members on a variety of issues at the ballot box. The Union Station riding contains 12,699 registered voters, according to Elections Manitoba, and encompasses most of downtown.

  • Something bookish this way comes

    An award-winning author known for writing horror fiction, including her 1997 debut novel and international bestseller A Dry Spell, is the 34th writer-in-residence at the Winnipeg Public Library.

  • Cultivating allyship and awareness

    Saturday, Sept. 16 marks the one-year anniversary of the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini (also known by her Kurdish name, Jina Amini), whose brutal murder at the hands of the Iranian morality police sparked a national uprising in Iran and international protests.

  • ‘Connect with some community and some hope’

    The Winnipeg Suicide Prevention Network (WSPN) hopes to raise suicide awareness through a community gathering on Sept. 8 at the Norwood Community Centre. The event is scheduled to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10.

  • A lasting impact

    Community members held a powwow at the Broadway Neighbourhood Centre green space to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Bear Clan Patrol’s West Broadway chapter this summer.

  • Embracing the curl

    Growing up a curly girl in Manitoba was a struggle.