Volume 70, Number 26

Published March 31, 2016

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  • One great city?

    This is it, readers. This is The Urban Issue – our last issue of the publication year.

  • Whose house? Fred’s house

    “Stuff. You collect stuff along the way.” Fred Penner makes this offhanded remark in reference to his Osborne Village home, which is adorned with mementos, knick-knacks and heirlooms from a remarkable life in art and music. 

  • Walking across Winnipeg

    Covering ground on foot to discover new landscapes

  • Coffee culture in Winnipeg

    Fresh beans and new shops springing up in town

  • Trombones and fairies and swords, oh my!

    Building community around alternative hobbies

  • Boots on the ground

    Bear Clan navigates urban spaces to assist those in need

  • Two heads are better than one

    Winnipeg businesses are nurturing each other back to life

  • Point and shoot

    The ’Peg’s photographers are recreating the city

  • Cultural adaptation

    Local and international students learn to deal with cultural differences in the school environment

  • Breaking rye bread

    A celebration of the Manitoba wedding social

  • Middle of Nowhere

    Winnipeg is one great city that never was

  • Pedalling to empowerment

    Community bike shop scene helps newcomers gain access to bicycles

  • Meet me at Portage Place

    Imagining possible futures for our downtown mall

  • Where have all the benches gone?

    An urban mystery leads to questions about social justice

  • Thinking outside the shelf

    Four diverse and unusual libraries in Winnipeg

  • Fashion Streeter

    Andrea - “I’m on my way to sing with Celtic Sienn at the Irish Association of Manitoba and am also wearing green for St. Patrick’s Day.”

  • Un-Supermarket

    Un-Supermarket follows the whimsical ups and downs of three jaded cashiers at their local grocery store. Ever wonder what your average retail worker is really thinking? This dark comedy shines a light on some of the attitudes and truths associated with the industry. Though at times cynical, the characters have a sense of humour about their positions and the situations they face on a day to day basis. After all, cashiering is a monotonous job, sometimes you just have to make a joke and not take yourself so seriously... The main characters Val, Rick, and Tish sure don't!

  • Ocosomoso No.12

    Ocosomoso was beamed down to Earth to investigate the planet and its current conditions. This comic strip chronicles that investigation as Ocosomoso explores his surroundings and relays off-base observations back to the mothership.