Volume 71, Number 17

Published January 26, 2017

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  • Change the climate

    We can’t control the weather, but what can we do about our human environment? We’re living in a time of unprecedented social and cultural change. But ultimately, we are all responsible for the world we live in and create through our everyday interactions.

  • Fighting Fascism

    The far-right: what it is and how to stop it

  • Whose House? Hardy’s House

    Hardy Groening didn’t set out to create a neighbourhood legend. He built it in stages over the years, adding elements according to whimsy or to celebrate family members’ life events. 

  • Arts and culture briefs

    Everything Turns… // SpaceFinder // ONE NIGHT STAND // New Music Festival // CRTC vacant seats

  • Winnipeg fashion showcases diversity

    As fashion becomes more accessible, indie designers and amateur models have found a place on the Winnipeg scene.

  • New MTYP play highlights importance of relationships

    Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s (MTYP) newest play, Dib and Dob and the Journey Home, demonstrates how a piece of art can attempt to positively affect people and their relationships.

  • Playwright Agatha Christie is celebrated

    Modern audiences can explore classic crime fiction, mystery and plot twists at Christie Fest.

  • French and English songwriters collaborate

    100 NONS paired five French-speaking musicians with five musicians who have some background with the language, but who are not fluent, to write songs together.

  • Podcast Review: HerMoney with Jean Chatzky

    Jean Chatzky’s weekly 30-minute podcast makes financial advice accessible.

  • Podcast Review: Budgets & Cents

    Financial advice from freelancers Cait Flanders and Carrie Smith

  • 3Peat

    3Peat is living proof that lyricism is still a driving force in hip-hop music. While 2016 may have given us Desiigner and Lil Yachty — and the indecipherable babble of “mumble rap” —  Winnipeg's latest crew is sticking to the fundamentals. 

  • Well, That’s Garbage

    Male ‘period-phobia’: the oldest joke in the book

  • News Briefs

    Polar bear dive // Biomass research project // Indoor rowing championship // In the greenhouse // Sizeism sucks // Memory and test-taking stategies

  • Shining a light on SAD

    More than 15,000 members of Winnipeg’s population are feeling the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression linked to seasonal changes. As of last January, there are more resources in the city to help.

  • Transit conversations in the fast lane

    Opening up dialogue about Winnipeg’s rapid transit expansion

  • Students put on Cultural Celebration Evening

    Enjoy a night of food and entertainment at the city’s cultural hub put together by fellow students.

  • Social justice fair aims to get students to volunteer

    Over 30 organizations will come together for the 11th annual Social Justice Fair.

  • Learn how you can prevent sexual assault

    Upstander Education seminar aims to educate on assault prevention

  • The PROFile - Hans Werner

    Although Dr. Hans Werner never practiced as an engineer, he still wears the iron ring he received upon completing an engineering degree at University of Manitoba.

  • Changing the tune of celebrity mourning

    Treat social media as a public funeral, not a news ticker

  • Bell Let’s Talk overlooks poverty

    Starting conversations doesn’t end discrimination