Volume 67, Number 22

Published March 6, 2013

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  • Dildos and dirty secrets

    I work in a store that sells pornography and sex toys.

  • Clothing choreographer

    When Tiffany Thomas started working at Poppie Clothing, it was completely casual.

  • Greater than the dim sum of its parts

    Kum Koon Garden, located on King Street in Winnipeg’s Chinatown, is a great place to try some adventurous food.

  • Well-heeled?

    How far would you go to keep your job? Fetch your boss’s lattes? Babysit your boss’s kids? Resist stealing the office supplies?

  • Fingers on the pulse

    Before there were Indiegogo campaigns and the iPhone 5, Leonard Yakir spent years preparing his films the old fashioned way.

  • Cluster: The best fest you haven’t heard of yet

    Cluster New Music + Integrated Arts Festival has been a fairly underground initiative since it began in 2010. Yet the little festival that could has been offering new and exciting programming, and drawing big name acts from around the world since it’s inauguration.

  • Raising funds with the Reverend Rambler

    Matt Colpitts has been putting himself out there, but you wouldn’t know it from scouring the concert listings checking for the Winnipeg singer-songwriter’s name.

  • Exiting the world stage?

    On Feb. 25, the CBC reported on an internal Defence Department report showing a potential drop in spending on foreign deployments - from $470 million now to just $5 million in 2014-2015.

  • Why feminism needs International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day has been celebrated annually in the West for over 100 years, since the days when women were first fighting for the right to vote.

  • Money for honour?

    Late last month, the University of Winnipeg announced that the Duckworth Centre gym will be named after Dr. David Anderson, former director of physical education and recreation at the school, in conjunction with a $400,000 donation made by his family to the university.

  • Wesmen net bronze in B.C.

    Hampered by injury, the University of Winnipeg men’s basketball team returned home from their first foray into the Canada West final four last weekend with bronze medals around their necks.

  • Saline salience

    Pretzel-crunching, mayonnaise-slathering Canadians could soon have one less excuse for maintaining their salt-savouring ways - at least if one federal MP gets her way.

  • U-Pass negotiations uncover huge funding gap

    Student groups at the University of Winnipeg and Manitoba are scrounging for sponsorships to help make up a $3.5 million shortfall needed to create a universal bus pass.

  • Downtown residents get into food fight

    An issue that has long galvanized young downtown residents is being taken up by another source.

  • WPS steadfast in photo radar expansion considerations despite provincial disapproval

    Despite the Province of Manitoba’s statement last month that it was not considering an expansion of the city’s photo radar program, the Winnipeg Police Service insists it’s keeping the issue on the table.

  • International News Briefs

    U.S. faces steep budget cuts; Australian police make massive meth bust; Injury interrupts woman’s shot at NFL

  • Local News Briefs

    Bay redevelopment plan top secret; Councillor calls for EPC changes; Esplanade Sophie

  • Negotiations have revealed a $3.5 million funding gap in the students unions’ U-Pass proposal.

    Negotiations with transit have revealed a $3.5 million funding gap in the students unions’ U-Pass proposal. How would you like to see that gap addressed?