Volume 67, Number 14

Published December 7, 2012

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  • 2012 in review

    It’s that time of year again: That time when members of the arts community look back and obsessively compile their favourite pop culture moments from the past year.
    Here are a few lists of records, shows, films and… Well, you’ll see.

  • The secret Canadian bank bailout

    The meme persists, especially in the wake of Mark Carney’s elevation to economic “rock star” status. Canada’s strong economic fundamentals helped it endure the recession better than most other countries in the world.

  • Top five reasons to watch Wesmen basketball

    In November, I went to the home opener for the Wesmen men’s basketball team. It had been awhile since I had seen a Wesmen game, but I had high expectations from past experiences at the Duckworth Centre.

  • U of W loses vice-president academic in sudden departure

    The University of Winnipeg’s vice-president academic - considered the most influential administrator on campus next to president Lloyd Axworthy - recently departed the university in a sudden move, leaving many unanswered questions in his wake.

  • Canadian Senate proposes massive seal slaughter

    A Canadian Senate committee recently recommended the termination of 70,000 grey seals in order to benefit the country’s cod fishery, raising the ire of scientists and environmentalists from coast to coast.

  • West End businesses throw feast for new neighbours

    Making your way in a new place is never easy - but turkey, presents and a bearded man dressed in red flannel can go a long way to help.

  • The 2012 Uniter 30

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