Volume 67, Number 1

Published September 5, 2012

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  • A house of modern inventions

    Winnipeg’s modern tapas-meets-diner eatery, which overlooks the corner of Princess Street and McDermot Avenue in Winnipeg’s Exchange District, has a distinctly casual, yet stylish, demeanor.

  • Back to basics

    In cities and towns across North America, the farmers’ market is experiencing a renaissance moment.

  • Bringing a new look to Winnipeg

    HutK sits at the corner of Princess Street, tucked neatly between the historic red-brick buildings of the Exchange District.

  • Goodbye for now, Lo Pub

    By now the news is old, but nevertheless still sad.

  • Fashion Streeter

    Did you know? University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Lloyd Axworthy was an Eaton’s model in the late ‘50s.
  • ‘What’s a Tim Hortons?’

    Since first making their mark with the underground hit Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell - a three-minute song that consists almost entirely of the refrain, “I’m at the Pizza Hut / I’m at the Taco Bell / I’m at the combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell” - New York trio Das Racist have made a name for themselves with their unique brand of hip hop.

  • Real environmental leaders

    Which of the following groups has the best chance of mitigating and adapting to climate change, spurring innovation to lead a high tech economy and developing renewable energy on a mass scale for those people and areas of the world who can’t afford it?

  • Repercussions of violence

    Resilience is something I find fascinating. Specifically, how a person can go about their daily life after suffering devastation, or how a community can come back from tragedy.

  • The art of economics

    The study of economics is having an identity crisis.

  • Put an end to food banks

    One of the issues that people who work in the poverty field face is how to reduce poverty in this country.

  • Finally, some competitive soccer

    The University of Winnipeg Wesmen soccer teams are looking forward to lacing up their cleats and playing a more competitive brand of footie this season.

  • University’s favourite boulder to draw a crowd

    One of the University of Winnipeg’s more peculiar traditions celebrates its 41st anniversary this year.

  • New dean and lower budget for library

    An upcoming high-profile departure along with acquisition budget cuts has left the university’s library in a state of flux.

  • Campus News Briefs

    New business and economics dean; UWSA VP visits San Francisco to learn about climate change; Moulaison named dean of arts ; University introduces master of arts in environmental economics; Storytime at Gallery 1C03

  • Celebrated U of W politics professor retires

    After nearly four decades in the University of Winnipeg’s politics department, Dr. Christopher Leo - best known for his expertise in city politics - is ready to retire.

  • Shoal Lake reserve joins counterpart in lawsuit against City of Winnipeg

    Shoal Lake 40 has joined a judicial review originally launched by its counterpart, the Iskatewizaagegan Independent First Nation, or Shoal Lake 39, to quash all negotiations to expand the City of Winnipeg’s water pipes to semi-rural bedroom communities.

  • Closing time

    “Please finish your drinks, everyone, and then kindly get the fuck out.”

  • Federal Lake Winnipeg cash not going toward clean-up

    federal government’s announcement of $17.7 million to clean up the polluted Lake Winnipeg has come under fire from critics who claim the Harper Conservatives are misspending the money.

  • Local News Briefs

    Havixbeck resigns from police chief search; Monnin and Hughes hold power in Sinclair inquiry; Restaurateurs vie for Papa George’s location; Hog industry in crisis

  • International News Briefs

    South African miners charged with murder under apartheid-era law; Eurozone unemployment reaches record levels; China, North Korea set to open border trade zones; U.S. strike kills 18 in Pakistan

  • What do you think about the Lo Pub’s closure? What’s happening on Ellice Avenue?

    What do you think about the Lo Pub’s closure? What’s happening on Ellice Avenue?