Dylon Martin

  • Restrictive land use a setback to climate justice

    Neighbourhood change, especially in trendy, upscale neighbourhoods, is a heated topic across Canada. But Green Party of Canada leadership hopeful Glen Murray’s take on the issue is at odds with the party’s climate goals.

  • Gearing up for Eastern Rapid Transit Corridor

    The early stage of planning is underway for the Eastern Rapid Transit Corridor, piquing the interest of stakeholders in public consultations.

  • Support group for LGBTQ Muslims

    Queer Muslims, as members of both the LGBTQ+ and Muslim communities, have unique shared experiences and challenges. 

  • Favourite local politician

    1. Robert Falcon-Ouellette
    2. Wab Kinew 
    3. Brian Bowman
    Honourable mentions: Jenny Gerbasi, Nahanni Fontaine

  • Favourite political moment

    1. Winnipeg Diversity Rally Against Hate
    2. Wab Kinew's election / discussion of his domestic violence charges
    3. TIE: Environmental protesters at Justin Trudeau's town hall / Reopening of Portage and Main

  • Favourite local community group

    1. Bear Clan Patrol
    2. TIE: Art City / Facist Free Treat 1
    3. QPOC Winnipeg

  • Favourite local social media presence

    1. Nardcity Winnipeg
    2. Coat check
    3. TIE: Alex Ateah, Jodie Layne, Michelle Panting

  • Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews changing

    The Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA) has selected Jesse Gair as their new executive director. 

  • The purpose of walkways

    On Sept. 27, Winnipeg City Council approved the $10-million St. Boniface Tache Promenade project.

  • Past, present and future of Winnipeg curling clubs

    Curling clubs are weathering social changes, but many community members continue to use them for recreation, including both the sport itself and the atmosphere.

  • Opinions on opening Portage and Main Differ

    On Oct. 25, 2017, Winnipeg City Council voted 10 to five in favour of a motion to spend $3.5 million to do design and repair work at the Portage Avenue and Main Street intersection. 

  • Role of the police in Winnipeg

    Winnipeg has a long and complex history with policing. Many inner-city neighbourhoods and marginalized groups experience issues with safety but have had, at times, a strained relationship with the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS).

  • Disease and low diversity puts trees at risk

    Many residential streets in Winnipeg are lined with trees, but a lack of diversity in tree species puts this canopy at risk from threats like Dutch elm disease.

  • Ownership and handling of cultural materials in collections contested

    Curators and community stakeholders say questions of who rightfully owns artifacts in museum collections bring up important ethical issues.

  • St. Vital school gets new field

    Dakota Collegiate’s historically undersized field has been renovated and renamed the Murray Field, allowing the school to have its first home games in 54 years.

  • A hub for francophone resources

    The St. Boniface Library, unique in the Winnipeg Public Library system for its extensive collection of French materials, serves an important role in St. Boniface and the broader Winnipeg francophone community.

  • Candidates run in UWSA byelection

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) is holding byelections to fill a number of vacant board of directors positions, and, this year, the association hopes to exceed historically low voter turnout.

  • Sustainable commuting with new app

    The Green Action Centre is launching their GoManitoba app and hopes to encourage workers to find alternatives to lone person car commutes.

  • Hydro rate hikes a risk-management strategy

    Consumers in Manitoba may experience multiple hydroelectric power rate increases of 7.9 per cent, as Manitoba Hydro plans to deal with the risk debt imposes.

  • Why do fringe banks fill the inner city?

    Within the last 30 years, accessing financial services has became trickier in low-income areas like Winnipeg’s North End.

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