Volume 72, Number 1

Published September 7, 2017

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  • 72 for U

    We’re back for another amazing year at The Uniter - it’s our 72nd, if you’re counting human or newspaper years, and our 14th, if you’re counting dog years. This is our annual back-to-school issue, so we thought we’d go for a lighter-hearted, upbeat cover story.

  • Peg City Puppers

    Winnipeg may lag behind other urban centres in many measures of pet-friendliness, but some locals are taking steps to make this a more dog-friendly and dog-loving city.

  • Whose House? Dr. Trimbee’s House

    When Dr. Annette Trimbee moved to Winnipeg in 2014, finding the right neighbourhood was a bit of a Goldilocks-and-the-Three Bears situation.

  • Arts Briefs

    New Point Douglas mural // FemFest 2017 // Accalia Robertson recieves grant // Syrian newcomer youth theatre // Greys Anatomy trivia night

  • ArtsJunktion celebrates 10 years

    ArtsJunktion is celebrating 10 years in the community, and will host events at their Exchange District location throughout September.

  • PechaKucha reaches a wide audience

    PechaKucha, an event with an innovation presentation format, is marking its 31st evening in Winnipeg on Sept. 14 at The Park Theatre.

  • Fads build connection

    Dr. Fabrizio Di Muro, an associate professor at the University of Winnipeg weighs in on the way that fads among social connectedness among product users.

  • Local workshops offer opportunities for writers

    There are many workshops for the emerging writer to hone their skills – and for the experienced writer to stay sharp.

  • Have approaches to the homeless changed?

    In 2012, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ launched what it described in a press release as an “anti-panhandling campaign.”

  • Jay Som

    Everybody Works is bedroom dream pop in its fullest fine form.

  • Aiming too high

    Graffiti art collective Two Six has reunited for Aiming Too High, their first collaborative exhibition in over a decade.

  • News Briefs

    Fresh local fare // Gender and sports // Urban summit // Winnipeg to Unite // Conversation cafes

  • Wesmen soccer team striving to make playoffs

    The University of Winnipeg’s Wesmen women’s soccer team hopes to become stronger and make the playoffs this year.

  • Indigenous history brought to life

    A Rocky Cree woman from 17th century Manitoba might give us a glimpse into a forgotten time in history.

  • ‘White Supremacy is not tolerated here’

    Winnipeg showed solidarity exists in the city on August 23rd. 

  • Language Partner Program teaches more

    Looking to improve her English skills, Giselle de Lima Cassaro joined the Language Partner Program at the University of Winnipeg.

  • PROFile - Janis Thiessen

    Dr. Janis Thiessen, a history professor at the University of Winnipeg, is releasing her third book in the next few weeks. Her new book, Snacks: a Canadian Food History, takes a look at independent snack makers across Canada.

  • Accessibility is more than convenience

    People who have chronic diseases and people with disabilities can share certain barriers, such as a lack of accessible parking.

  • Shuffle or shell?

    Cabinet shuffles were in political vogue in August.

  • Fashion Streeter

    I’m not really good at fashion. I find a piece that I like and try to match the colours.

  • Un-Supermarket

    Sari Habiluk's comic explores the dynamic of supermarket staff.