Volume 67, Number 15

Published January 10, 2013

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  • Cheap dates for cheapskates

    Did you blow way too much money during the holidays?

  • One brutal city!

    Although he now splits his time between Winnipeg and Montreal, filmmaker Ryan McKenna’s heart is in Winnipeg.

  • Taking things up a notch

    There are plenty of solo projects with band names that morph into full bands, but few, with the exception of maybe Bright Eyes, rock a pluralised moniker.

  • Zrada 2.0: Expect rye bread and vodka shots

    You’ve survived the Mayan apocalypse, but can you handle a live Zrada show?

  • Increasing transit fares bad public policy

    Here we go again.
    In 2012 there is an additional increase in transit fares of $0.05.

  • Campus News Briefs

    Frank Shebageget comes to Gallery 1C03; University sets up fund for Kinew; First a hall, now a library; Donation benefits business students

  • Wesmen News Briefs

    Wesmen fall short in effort to clinch Wesmen Classic basketball championship; Wesmen wrestlers disappoint in Alberta Golden Bears invitational tournament

  • Local News Briefs

    Knives “weapon of choice” in 2012 Winnipeg homicides; Staff departures continue to plague Canadian Museum of Human Rights; Thunderbird restaurant not going anywhere; City administration obligated to disclose Emterra garbage fines, says lawyer

  • International News Briefs

    Hollywood movie Zero Dark Thirty prompts Senate inquiry; Authors shed light on South African cycling culture; First female Afghan rapper comes out of the woodwork; Father of Indian rape victim speaks out

  • Carlton Inn finds itself on CentreVenture buyout chopping block

    As CentreVenture continues to negotiate the terms of its pending purchase of the Carlton Inn, critics worry side effects of the developer’s recent downtown hotel acquisitions are not being figured into its broader strategy.

  • Downtown residents’ association takes root

    “I love living on Broadway,” Khris Lister says from the warmth of one of the avenue’s coffee shops.

  • Conflict of interest case: Mayor Sam Katz should have known better

    Mayor Sam Katz is accused of violating the Municipal Council Conflict of Interest Act (MCCIA) in 2010 when he threw a Christmas party at Hu’s Asian Bistro, a restaurant he owned at the time.

  • Psychological care needed more than ever

    Yet another horrific shooting, leading to the deaths of so many children in Connecticut, has highlighted the need for gun control.

  • Get up out of your chair

    If you want to make 2013 your healthiest year ever, A.J. Jacobs has some advice for you: Stop sitting.

  • United Way Winnipeg launches poverty simulation program

    The United Way Winnipeg has launched a new program encouraging Winnipeggers to experience poverty through a simulation.

  • Don’t let the bed bugs bite

    Don’t panic. That’s what James Lyons wants anyone who finds bed bugs in their home to know.