Thomas Pashko

Managing editor  

  • Frightening, fun fungi

    Like many fellow pop-culture dorks, I’m really enjoying watching The Last of Us, HBO’s new twist on the zombie genre.

  • Lingering symptoms

    In December, after nearly three years of masking up, sanitizing my hands and limiting my social engagement, 

  • Hateful Frontiers

    On Jan. 13, at least six provincial Progressive Conservative (PC) caucus members attended an event hosted by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy (FCPP).

  • “...with a road map.”

    2023 still has its baby teeth, but the global right wing has wasted no time in upping the ante.

  • Chip and pepper on rye

    Sometimes, good news comes from truly surprising places.

  • Uniter 30 Outtakes

    Give people a place to write – any place, be it the margins of a notebook page, the wall of a bathroom stall, an internet form entry – and people will write the most inane, puerile thing that pops into their head.

  • Favourite local publication (that isn’t The Uniter)

    1. The Winnipeg Free Press

    2. Stylus

    3. Border Crossings / The Manitoban (tie)

  • Favourite local comedian

    1. Carson Košik
    2. Benji Rothman
    3. Paul Rabliauskas

  • Favourite local photographer

    1. Adam Kelly
    2. Leif Norman
    3. Joey Senft

  • It’s the Uniter 30!

    It’s the final Uniter issue of the calendar year, which means this issue is dedicated to the results of our annual Uniter 30 readers’ poll.

  • Max’s gifts

    One of the great joys of working at The Uniter is that I’m constantly learning about Winnipeg.

  • Shame of thrones

    On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Premier Heather Stefanson delivered the throne speech for Manitoba’s ruling PC government.

  • Critipeg: Decision to Leave

    Plays at Cinematheque Nov. 4 to 16

  • Living in the stone age

    This week’s cover feature, by comments editor Paul Carruthers, looks at Winnipeg’s overdose and drug-toxicity crisis. 

  • More Uniter than you asked for

    It’s November. Winnipeg has a new mayor, the leaves (or what few are left) have a new colour, and, on Sunday, the clocks will wind back an hour as daylight savings time ends.

  • Bonus boosted

    I finally received my bivalent COVID booster shot this past weekend.

  • Weathering the storm

    It’s an old cliché to complain about the weather in Winnipeg.

  • House of the Dragon’s Moralizing discourse

    Since its premier in August, House of the Dragon, HBO’s prequel series to its controversial fantasy blockbuster Game of Thrones, has already slotted itself into its predecessor’s position in the weekly thinkpiece factory.

  • Diasporic rage

    On Tuesday of this week, Iranian students at the University of Manitoba (U of M) held a protest, a beautiful gesture of solidarity for Mahsa Amini.

  • City briefs

    Classes cancelled to honour Queen// Hospital in crisis// Webinar to protect the Public Utilities Board// Poilievre leads federal Tories// Social Planning Council to hold AGM// CUPE strike looming

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