Matt Preprost

  • Install heated sidewalks

    In a city that’s seen some 160 centimetres of snow pile up on streets and sidewalks this winter, it’s little surprise Winnipeggers demand a certain level of service to keep those pathways more or less traversable.

  • Build a heated dome covering the city

    It’s a concept that’s been pitched for cities across the globe - from Manhattan to Houston to Siberia and Vermont.

  • Local News Briefs

    Bay redevelopment plan top secret; Councillor calls for EPC changes; Esplanade Sophie

  • International News Briefs

    U.S. faces steep budget cuts; Australian police make massive meth bust; Injury interrupts woman’s shot at NFL

  • International News Briefs

    Ahmadinejad the astronaut; Assassinations and amusement; Singapore cartel centre of football match-fixing probe; Union decries minimum wage hikes

  • Local News Briefs

    Outlaws outlawed; Lake Winnipeg world’s most threatened; Mine moving forward despite objections; Martin sets sights on nickel, quarter

  • ‘We were already having a sound and vibe that were making people stop’

    While most Canadian twenty-somethings agonize over the minutia of poor job prospects and their grade point averages, Franklin Fernando is debating whether to return to his native Sri Lanka to fight for the rights of his people, the oft-demonized Tamils.

  • The 2012 Uniter 30

    What does it take to create change? What does excellence look like?

  • International News Briefs

    Gbagbo fit to be tried; Free Pussy Riot: Medvedev; Twitter comment lands man in prison; Suicide bomber kills politician

  • When the levees break, brothers gonna work it out

    If the first wavering, pleading bleat of trumpet doesn’t give it away, make no mistake, the next 52 minutes of The Lytics’ sophomore album is in many ways an explanation and apology for having been gone too long.

  • Local News Briefs

    Manitoba’s deficit nears $1B; Chief of staff nets six-figure severance; Liberation therapy comes to Winnipeg; More legal aid lawyers needed

  • International News Briefs

    Gay therapy tossed in ‘dustbin of quackery’; Greek recession continues; Eurozone unemployment rises; Japan passes piracy laws

  • Local News Briefs

    Demand for pesticide ban growing; Suzuki brings ecology, economics talk to city; Manitoba unions compete for healthcare worker bounty; CTF questions spiritual health project

  • International News Briefs

    U.S. marines face discipline for urination video; No more Google for Iran; SARS-like virus causes global alert; Hitch-flying pilot busted

  • Electronic music from around the world

    The last time The Uniter spoke with Nathan Zahn, the local DJ and producer was hoping to turn his electronic music festival into a household name across Canada.

  • ‘As all good scandals go’

    Canada’s robocall controversy continues to twist and turn with Elections Canada now reportedly reviewing more than 31,000 reports of bogus calls made to voters prior to the 2011 election.

  • Campus News Briefs

    Collegiate students in national writing contest; Saudi prof at U of W to study children’s texts; Wesmen end season with a pair of losses in Calgary; Anthropologist on campus for environmental lectures

  • Disappointed but not surprised

    Local independent theatre operators say they are disappointed but not surprised they have been excluded from recent liquor law amendments that will allow a large theatre chain to serve alcohol to moviegoers.

  • Local News Briefs

    Water for reserves coming; Ailing sewage plant returns to normal; Police roll out yet another crime plan; Winnipeg to transit users: pay up for rapid transit

  • Campus News Briefs

    Compensation mulled for Brandon U students; Krykewich named coach of the year; North West CEO awarded Duff Roblin Award; UW to play host for elite wrestling camp

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