Volume 65, Number 21

Published March 3, 2011

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  • Slowing down your flow

    The average Canadian uses 330 litres of water a day, according to Environment Canada.

  • Winnipeg water services set to expand beyond city limits

    The City of Winnipeg has entered into tentative agreements with the rural municipalities (RMs) of Rosser and West St. Paul to expand water and sewer services beyond city limits, sparking debate over Winnipeg’s overall planning strategy.

  • Name This Paper!

    A city-wide newspaper, distributed to soup kitchens and homeless shelters, sold and written by the many Winnipeggers struggling to make ends meet.

  • This week, J. saves the newspaper industry

    Newspapers are going to shit. It’s no secret – we all know it’s true.

  • Pooh-poohing the pothole critics

    The extreme prairie weather arguably hits us hardest in January. Following that, it hits us where the sun don’t shine: the chassis of our vehicles.

  • Why we should oppose human rights

    The idea of universal human rights has proven to be one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th, and so far, the 21st centuries.

  • A beautiful and devastating story

    When I think of live theatre, my mind floats to some of the tropes that have come to dominate the medium – unrealism, cloyingly maudlin performances and heavy-handed attempts at audience affectation.

  • Take a look, it’s in a book…

    I Love to Read Month is over now, but it doesn’t mean you have to stop turning the pages.

  • Eyam: Through the fire

    When A.J. Schmid’s South Osborne apartment went up in flames at the beginning of December 2010, his bandmates in local progressive black metal band Eyam were just happy he and his girlfriend made it out alive.

  • Sex, drugs and terrorism

    Carlos is a film about sex, drugs and terrorism, and that just might be the worst part.

  • A fuel source to approach with caution

    With the atmospheric carbon emissions levels hovering around 391 parts per million (ppm) as of January 2011, and the threat of rising global oil prices, the need to reduce carbon emissions and reliance upon oil is increasingly clear.

  • Absurd rape ruling demonstrates how far we have yet to go

    On Friday, Feb. 25, a group of student activists, feminists, representatives of community organizations and community members rallied outside the Law Courts on York to protest the sentencing decision made by Justice Robert Dewar regarding a Thompson rape case.

  • Doctoring the historical account

    Little over a month ago, the Weinstein Company released a 23-minute documentary on the making of the Oscar-winning film “The King’s Speech.” In it, screenwriter David Seidler discusses the long struggle to get the script approved for production by the Crown.

  • More music this week

    More music this week

  • Wonder woman

    Within seconds of sitting down with Emma Cloney, you realize two things about her: she is a determined woman, and there is nothing that can stop her.

  • When Katz is gone

    Consider this scenario: Winnipeg needs Sam Katz to perform some dire mayoral duty but he is out of town. What happens?

  • The pitfalls of poor rental history

    It’s hard finding an apartment while going to school, especially if you’ve made poor financial choices in the past.

  • Peeling back the Mennonite’s cloak

    Mennonites walk among us. And they have secrets.

  • The lady and the tramp

    You can find a picture of Pamela Anderson doing pretty much anything.

  • Immigration officers to look for illegal immigrants in women’s shelters, says CBSA

    A new Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) policy is being hotly debated among those in local women’s studies and shelter communities.

  • Dressing the campus red

    Jaime Black’s weapon of choice is a red dress.

  • The Dewar Debacle


  • Local News Briefs

    Police arrest employee in drug bust; North End feline shuttle spays and neuters; Donated bed bug covers fend off the pesky critters; Dogs hot topic at city hall; Sump pump subsidy now available

  • International News Briefs

    South Korea encourages northern uprising; Assange extradition ruling; Christchurch quake recovery continues; China overtakes Japan; Saudi Arabia ’s King Abdullah returns home

  • Campus News Briefs

    U OF W TO HOST LECTURER FROM IRAN; Arab -Jewish dialogue expanded via talk; Presidential succession at CMU; Wesmen player makes all -star team; Active Living Centre coming to U of M

  • Fashion Streeter

    Yeti goddess; don’t be fooled by the rocks that I got.