Volume 71, Number 21

Published February 22, 2017

  • Share your voice

    Welcome to our special online-only reading week issue of The Uniter!

  • Curating history

    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.

  • news briefs

    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.”