Volume 71, Number 21
Published February 22, 2017
Share your voice
Welcome to our special online-only reading week issue of The Uniter!
Heritage museums exist to tell a story and to preserve local history. It is the job of museum curators to make that history accessible to everyone that visits.
Whose day planners? The Uniter’s day planners
For our online exclusive edition of Whose House, we offer a glimpse into the making of your weekly paper, by way of our planners.
Arts and culture briefs
Manitoba nominees for screen awards // Indigenous artists off to Market Builder // Plug In’s summer institute // Jerusalem media partnership // Casting call
Highlights from black media
What to watch, listen to and read by black creators
Sean Skene has set himself on fire – for work
Sean Skene has been beaten up, set on fire and launched from the roof of a moving Jeep – all in the name of a day’s work.
Hitting puberty in the advent of instant messaging
Instant Messaging (IMing) is a popular, inexpensive way to keep in touch with friends. But it wasn’t so long ago that online communication was exciting and new, leaving lasting impressions on those who engaged with it.
User-friendly cameras mean more diversity in film
Local filmmakers have seen a shift in power dynamics on set within the last few years, mostly due to advances in technology.
UWSA election // Film on flooding // In the greenhouse // Feb. 25 the coldest night // Thinking about retirement // Counter-rally on March 4
1 Just City offers overnight program to house folks in need
1 Just City, an organization that provides outreach centres throughout Winnipeg, has partnered with St. Augustine United Church on River Avenue to offer a new program, which offers a safer space for those seeking a place to sleep.
Food policy for thought
Winnipeg is getting a glance at what a food policy council will look like for the city.
March remembers missing and murdered Indigenous women
On Valentine’s Day, dozens of people marched around the University of Winnipeg (U of W) to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW).
Students reach out with White Cane Awareness Week
How easy is it to navigate the University of Winnipeg (U of W) when visually impaired?
Seven alternative local tourist destinations for Brian Pallister
Everyone needs a vacation once in a while, even the premier of Manitoba.
City needs to rise to the challenge of climate change
The City of Winnipeg is failing to meet its greenhouse gas reduction goal.
Understanding the case of Vince Li and why he is free
It’s important to understand the difference between “Vince Li suffering from psychosis” and “Vince Li.”