Dan Huyghebaert

  • Build it and they will come

    The first time Mario De Negri camped out in the Winnipeg Folk Festival campground, he was overwhelmed.

  • Student residence to benefit community, U of W says

    With just over three months to go before its official opening, McFeetors Hall is finally taking shape.

  • Can sprawl be good for you?

    When University of Winnipeg geography professor John Lehr first moved to Winnipeg from Edmonton in 1973, he found the city’s street pattern confusing.

  • An inaccessible city

    Stephen Ward counts himself lucky to be living in accessible housing in Winnipeg.

    Even though he’s lived at Riverside Lions Estates retirement home for seven years, it took him some time to move in.

  • U of W seeks students

    Even though the University of Winnipeg’s enrolment growth has outpaced the national average in the past, the university’s administration still thinks there’s room for improvement.

  • New regulations for organic foods

    Some farmers may stop growing organic food this summer because of stricter upcoming national regulations. Others will have to fork out more money to adapt to the changes.

  • U of W’s very own Batman

    A mysterious disease killing hundreds of thousands of bats in the United States has attracted the attention of Craig Willis, assistant biology professor at the University of Winnipeg. And now Willis has attracted international attention.

  • City ends last in sustainable cities survey

    Winnipeg finished dead last in the medium city category of a national survey of sustainable cities.

  • High school dropouts feel like ‘outcasts’

    When Dagan Moss was 11, her mother was diagnosed with a fatal disease – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease or ALS.

  • The Gods of Now - Broken

    The dreaded, inevitable day has come: death metal has finally met hair metal, only without the hair.

  • Horsing around good for the soul

    A therapy group based out of the University of Winnipeg is hoping interaction with horses can help at-risk youth.

  • No bailouts for the charities

    Though they are still holding on, Winnipeg’s non-profit charities are already worried how the bleak economic future will impact donations.

  • Marrying a stranger

    Morad Nakhleh’s parents had a rough start when they were wed through an arranged marriage in the West Bank, their place of origin. “He didn’t like her at first. He wanted to run away to Beirut,” Nakhleh recalled of her father.

  • A dark day for science

    Scientists in Canada may soon experience their own economic meltdown, after the federal government snubbed one of the country’s largest research funding agencies in the latest budget.

  • Smoke baby, smoke?

    The University of Winnipeg admitted it made a mistake when it allowed representatives from a tobacco company to take part in its recent career fair.

  • Begging the government for dollars

    Lobbyists may get institutions the money they need for projects, but questions of transparency surround the practice of hiring advisers to beg for dollars.

  • Playing with power

    Brian Concannon spent eight years in Haiti as a United Nations human rights observer, trying to make the country’s justice system work for the poor.

  • The mass Alberta exodus

    Armed with a Red Seal in welding, Dustin Plett moved out to Alberta four years ago intent on making a lot of money. But the current Red River Creative Communications student came back two years later.

  • Manitoba bucks national car sales trend

    Unthreatened by current economic predictions, Bree-Ann Carruthers and her husband took the plunge and decided to buy a car. They spent a lot of time researching and thinking about what to get, eventually deciding upon a 2003 Volkswagen Golf.

  • Cold weather freezes business traffic

    In Kamal Mehra’s 37 years of business, the owner of the East India Company restaurant on York Avenue has rarely seen a cold snap like the one we’ve recently experienced.

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