Ethan Cabel

  • Reduce crime

    In late February, while jogging across the Slaw Rebchuck bridge in his North End constituency, NDP MLA Kevin Chief was viciously attacked by four thugs.

  • Elect a new mayor and executive policy committee

    Shortly after the 2010 Winnipeg civic election, The Uniter published a few light-hearted interviews gauging the reaction of regular citizens on the street.

  • Improve post-secondary education access and results

    As part of the recent federal budget, the Harper Conservatives are proposing a jobs training program that would transfer federal tax revenue to the provinces in order to funnel people, particularly young Canadians, into sectors experiencing significant job shortages.

  • Your UWSA executive

    Fultz, a fourth year international development and human rights student at the University of Winnipeg, brings a breadth of experience to the presidency, having served as a volunteer for the UWSA as well as a director on its board of directors.

  • UWSA budget sets stage for future changes

    When the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) vice president internal Andree Forest presents the organization’s budget at its Annual General Meeting later this month, she will do so with the knowledge that big changes are just over the horizon.

  • UWSA increasingly out of touch with students

    As students prepare to vote in this week’s University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) general election, they should ask themselves whether the organization has given them much reason to participate.

  • Downtown residents get into food fight

    An issue that has long galvanized young downtown residents is being taken up by another source.

  • Money for honour?

    Late last month, the University of Winnipeg announced that the Duckworth Centre gym will be named after Dr. David Anderson, former director of physical education and recreation at the school, in conjunction with a $400,000 donation made by his family to the university.

  • Remembering “Citizen Nick”

    It’s Monday, March 4, several hours after longtime Winnipeg activist Nick Ternette, 68, died peacefully in the palliative care unit at St. Boniface General Hospital.

  • Lebowskipalooza - How do you feel about The Dude’s drink of choice, White Russian cocktails?

    Lebowskipalooza is this weekend. How do you feel about The Dude’s drink of choice, White Russian cocktails?

  • Wesmen men’s basketball team advances to final four in playoffs

    They finally did it.

  • Gio’s closes after a decade downtown

    Shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, Gio’s Club and Bar closed its Smith Street doors for the last time amidst an outpouring of emotion from Winnipeg’s LGBT* community - a community that, for nearly a decade, found special refuge within its walls.

  • Centre Venture leaves downtown residents out to dry

    Once a month I climb the stairs, in a bleary-eyed early morning state, to the University of Winnipeg’s dark CKUW radio studio to participate in a civic affairs panel with the far more alert Christina Maes Nino of the Social Planning Council and Trevor Greyeyes, a local freelance writer.

  • Three things you missed at the second Liberal leadership debate

    This past weekend, the newly renovated Metropolitan Theatre at 281 Donald St. played host to the second debate between nine candidates vying for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada, bringing with it a fair share of controversy.

  • It’s the economy, stupid: The case for Martha Hall Findlay as Liberal leader

    National Post columnist Andrew Coyne recently stated that political moderation is often a discussion of tone rather than substantive policy.

  • Bad Religion

    When I met with Steve Swan to discuss writing for The Uniter, we sat staring out the large windows at a downtown Second Cup largely perplexed, attempting to whittle down what, exactly, we wished to say about religion - a subject that consistently captivates people, but also consistently bores them.

  • City budget a welcome disappointment

    On Jan. 9, city council’s executive policy committee - led by Mayor Sam Katz and finance chairman Russ Wyatt - tabled the city’s preliminary operating and capital budgets; two spending blueprints that outline the cost of city services and capital expenditures.

  • International News Briefs

    Hollywood movie Zero Dark Thirty prompts Senate inquiry; Authors shed light on South African cycling culture; First female Afghan rapper comes out of the woodwork; Father of Indian rape victim speaks out

  • Local News Briefs

    Knives “weapon of choice” in 2012 Winnipeg homicides; Staff departures continue to plague Canadian Museum of Human Rights; Thunderbird restaurant not going anywhere; City administration obligated to disclose Emterra garbage fines, says lawyer

  • Wesmen News Briefs

    Wesmen fall short in effort to clinch Wesmen Classic basketball championship; Wesmen wrestlers disappoint in Alberta Golden Bears invitational tournament

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