Volume 65, Number 14

Published December 2, 2010

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  • What age group do you think is most at risk for drunk driving?

    What age group do you think is most at risk for drunk driving?

  • What’s the frequency, Kenneth?

    Winnipeg’s FM radio dial is packed with 23 commercial radio stations, and some are changing formats and on-air personalities in an effort to woo listeners.

  • Accountable to whom?

    Nov. 16, 2010 should be marked among politically minded Canadians as a day in which democracy took a huge blow. This was the day that Bill C-311 was killed in the Senate.

  • Exploring the youth bracket

    Creeping ever nearer is the day when, while absently staring into your mirror, time stops and your first grey hair makes its debut appearance.

  • Go write a poem about it, Scrooge

    Candy canes are gross, carolers are annoying and reindeer are best cooked medium rare.

  • Roadblocks remain in removing Portage and Main barricades

    The barricades that block off the famous Portage Avenue and Main Street intersection from pedestrian traffic are likely to remain intact despite statements by mayor Sam Katz to the contrary.

  • Local News Briefs

    Google to map Winnipeg bike paths; Snow-clearing budget melting away; Care home abuse brought to light; Extra cash for bike and pedestrian projects; Future of Canad Inns Stadium uncertain

  • Sickness at Student Central

    For months, staff at Student Central have been getting sick. Symptoms include itchy eyes, runny noses and headaches; however, staff find relief when away from the school.

  • The age of responsibility behind the wheel

    Recent news reports have shown several cases of young drivers causing accidents while inebriated behind the wheel, but according to experts, older drivers continue to be a danger after they’ve been drinking as well.

  • Rebooting government and economics

    Our government and business institutions have not woken up to the challenges that are facing them, even after the great recession of 2008 and the verge of economic collapse.

  • I’m no doctor, butt…

    This week, I’d like to take the time to talk to you all about an affliction that has taken the lives of too many modern day heroes and has to be stopped. The disease I’m speaking of is Hungry Bum Syndrome (HBS) and it’s killing more and more North Americans every year.

  • Warm advice for cold weather

    There’s no use denying it: the snow is here to stay. Tempting as it might be to hide indoors and hibernate all winter, unfortunately that’s not realistic. But you don’t have to freeze, either.

  • Wesmen basketball teams host Trinity Western Spartans

    When both Wesmen basketball teams hosted the Trinity Western Spartans Nov. 26-27 the women went 2-0, the men went 0-2.

  • The Uniter 30

    The goal for this piece was to feature, in no particular order, 30 Manitobans who are 30 years old or younger who are making a difference and impacting their community in some way, or who are outstanding in their field – whatever that field may be.

  • Campus News Briefs

    U of M Rhodes Scholars; More awards for Diversity; Trinity Western Volleyball Teams Defeat Wesmen; Adidas University Challenge comes to U of W; Canada Research Chair program boosted

  • Fashion Streeter

    Sometimes I try.
  • International News Briefs

    Koreas edge toward conflict; Fifty-eight years on the lam may end soon; $35 billion Internet bill; Subtle deterrence; Lucky to be alive

  • Twelve days of Christmas

    Just because we here at The Uniter are taking a little Christmas publishing break, it doesn’t mean the city’s vibrant arts and culture scene stops. We’ve compiled the best musical, theatrical, crafty, dancey, and just downright Christmas-y things going on in Winnipeg for you all in one place, so you can make the best of your hard-earned Christmas break.