Chris Hunter

  • 2011 Manitoba Provincial Election

    Are you going to vote in the provincial election Oct. 4? Why or why not?

  • Manitoba’s PCs: The two-pronged party

    Since the days of Duff Roblin, Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative party has been challenged with uniting two conflicting value systems from two broad regions of support.

  • How to succeed in business

    The successful opening of Parlour Coffee, a new café in the Exchange District, raises the question of the feasibility and practicality of opening and running a small business in Winnipeg.

  • New informative election site aims to engage the disengaged

    When approaching a modern election, the average voter is faced with an overwhelming information overload made worse by factious party rhetoric and partisan politics. aims to correct this.

  • Bosc Talk

    After several lengthy meetings, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association has finally narrowed down what they want to accomplish this school year, and increasing the number of youth voters is number one on the list.

  • To fix a crumbling province

    With an $11 billion provincial infrastructure deficit and a seemingly perpetual need to repair roads, bridges, sewers and buildings, Manitoba’s civic governments are in need of dire help from the provincial government.

  • Greg MacPherson: Disintegration solutions

    Disintegration Blues, Greg MacPherson’s sixth LP, takes a turn from previous albums and focuses on MacPherson’s ability to perform solo.

  • More music this week

    More music the week

  • The great chiropractic debate

    In 2007, Edmonton resident Sandra Nette received a neck adjustment from a chiropractor that would leave her paralyzed from the neck down.

  • The incumbency factor

    As Manitoba’s provincial election campaign gets underway, the retirement of 12 veteran MLAs may incite a conceivably closer election.

  • High school homophobia and harassment

    A large-scale statistical study conducted by Winnipeg researchers indicates that homophobia is a profound problem in public schools throughout Canada.

  • Young people rally to promote youth voting

    Approximately 100 students gathered in front of the University of Winnipeg campus yesterday for a vote mob, an event dedicated to promoting Canadian youth voting.

  • Crime in Winnipeg: Crime in the media, crime in real life

    Though the media and police public relations officers work hard to inform Winnipeggers of crime incidents, there is still a handful of information that never reaches the public.

  • Exploring the North End

    From Main Street to McPhillips Street, from Dufferin Avenue to Mountain Avenue, Winnipeg’s North End is one of the most culturally, economically and architecturally diverse areas of the city.

  • Climate change forces Manitoba industries to create alternative initiatives

    This summer, Manitoba’s government will confront the consequences of climate change head on with the implementation of the Heat Alert Response System (HARS), which is intended to lessen the impacts of climate change on the health of Manitobans.

  • Task force encourages discussion on environmental effects of dams

    A group of varying faiths are banding together on the Internet to create discussion on Manitoba Hydro’s environmental impact.

  • Stopping problematic poster placement

    Misplaced posters are wreaking havoc on the beauty of Winnipeg’s West End neighbourhood and the West End Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) is on a mission to stop it.

  • Winnipeg’s model citizens

    Though Winnipeg’s modeling industry is less affluent than others, the city seems to have a knack for producing international talent.

  • Is CBC in danger?

    In response to recent comments from Stephen Harper’s administration about withdrawing federal funding from the CBC, Canadians have the opportunity to proclaim their affection for the Crown corporation by signing the “I Love CBC” petition.

  • Immigration officers to look for illegal immigrants in women’s shelters, says CBSA

    A new Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) policy is being hotly debated among those in local women’s studies and shelter communities.

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