Volume 71, Number 23

Published March 9, 2017

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  • Finding fall work

    It may seem a little early to be thinking about the fall, but we are. We’re currently hiring for five positions that will start in late August of 2017. 

  • Pedalling toward empowerment

    Women, queer and non-binary people can find empowerment and self-sufficiency through learning and practising bicycle mechanics.

  • Whose House? Luna’s House

    When artist Luna Galdames first came up with the idea for The Dream Room Project, her idea was simple: to go into the homes of children who have experienced trauma and give them the bedroom of their dreams.

  • Arts and culture briefs

    Manitobans at SXSW // BANNED! // Critical // Miami International Festival // Perspectives at Cannes

  • Winnipeg votes for quality nightlife

    The Winnipeg Nightlife Awards showcase Winnipeggers’ growing interest in quality after-hours experience, and anyone can have a say.

  • Video games are also art

    Video games are a big deal to Canadians, but why should players pause to take in the artistic elements?

  • Frugal family fun

    Raising children can be expensive, but Winnipeg has budget-friendly organizations and events to keep many kids entertained.

  • Agent Codeine Banks

    Agent Codeine Banks' style draws from many different genres, such as power electronic, trap, gabber, death metal and punk just to name a few.

  • Station

    Michael D. McCormack’s Station explores how Canada’s Cold War past illuminates our uncertain present.

  • Lez be honest

    We still live in a world where being yourself as an LGBTQ+ person isn’t always kosher. It’s a gamble to be out, and you don’t always win.

  • News briefs

    A dog’s year // Call for papers // Fundraiser for Kidney Foundation // Drop-in workshop // Grad photos // Leisure guide is out

  • Business be booming

    A poll conducted by the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses says Manitobans are the most optimistic about starting up small businesses in Canada. 

  • Compost is not garbage

    The City of Winnipeg has called for an organic waste collection review that would hold off on compost collection action until after the 2018 election.

  • Sewing group wants people to read the TRC report

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) Greenhouse Art Lab is hosting a sewing group based around the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report. Anybody can stop by and embroider one of the calls to action in the report onto a Canadian flag.

  • Breaking Barriers summit takes aim at stigma

    Manitoba's first student-led mental health conference will begin on March 10 at 6 p.m.

  • PROFile - Andrea Bedard

    The University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Andrea Bedard confirms that sitting is the new smoking, but luckily, the instructor barely has time to do so between teaching, raising a family and advocating for physical activity in the community. 

  • What’s in a name?

    The pronunciation of a name and cultural identity are connected. But what about students who no longer identify with their given name and wish it to be changed altogether?

  • Invest in mental health

    Manitoba must consider the importance of quality mental health care in the province.