Volume 72, Number 20

Published March 8, 2018

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  • On patrol with the Bear Clan

    As the sun sets over Winnipeg’s North End, a group of people gather at the Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre. They are preparing to spend the next few hours patrolling the streets and back lanes, by foot and with the aid of a mobile unit.

  • Making the news

    Every Tuesday evening, the editors at The Uniter get together to share puns and review the last week of work.

  • Whose House? Mike and Allie’s House!

    Since 1986, the Neon Factory has served triple duty: it makes new signs, restores old ones and preserves treasures of Winnipeg’s past. This spirit of preservation is on full display in the North End home of its founder Mike Wolchock and photographer Allison Slessor.

  • CRITIPEG: Human Flow

    Human Flow, the new film from Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, is more than just a powerful activist documentary. 

  • Arts briefs

    Alliance Française French Film Festival // Northern artists at Graffiti Gallery // Gimli Film Fest call for submissions // NFB and APTN partnership // Games at The Good Will

  • Attica Riots - Love Sunshine & Hysteria

    Long-time fans of Attica Riots and their electrifying live set finally have something to take home.

  • Poverty is everyone’s business

    Comedian Lara Rae believes it’s possible to address any topic with humour. This approach extends to serious topics, like poverty.

  • Baristas: a millennial archetype

    Like many millennials, Kristen Einarson spent some time working as a barista. Little did she know that her work experiences would inspire an entire web series.

  • Pop culture influences society

    Pop culture informs how people make sense of the world. It reveals what society believes about itself, but it can also be used as an instrument for effecting social change.

  • Alok Vaid-Menon

    Alok Vaid-Menon is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, educator and entertainer, and they’re coming to Winnipeg on March 14 as part of The Uniter Speaker Series.

  • Halfway to somewhere

    I’m sitting in a small fluorescent-lit room about to have a conversation I’ve been rehearsing in my head for years now

  • News Briefs

    “I Am Unstoppable” cabaret // Critical Approaches in Video Game Studies // Ice Castles closing // Political Science speaker series // Divest UWinnipeg Rally: Human Mosaic // Free open house with Dolly Sekhon

  • WE24 continues to keep kids safe

    The West End 24 Hour Safe Space (WE24), a branch of the Spence Neighbourhood Association (SNA), is providing a safe, positive environment for youth in the West End of Winnipeg.   

  • It’s time to talk

    The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Manitoba and Winnipeg is holding the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course.

  • the best information for academic papers

    At the University of Winnipeg (U of W), Ready Set Go workshops help teach students the skills to find academic sources.

  • PROFile: Royden Loewen

    Professor Royden Loewen, a professor and the chair in Mennonite studies at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), says he’s been with the university forever.

  • Student gap years

    There are many companies that cater to student travel. Companies like EF Education First market to students in different ways.

  • Making Room At The Table

    “So, what’s it like being a woman working in the music industry?”

  • Flailing upwards

    “It can be really exasperating to look back at your past. What’s the matter with you? I want to ask her, my younger self, shaking her shoulder.”

  • Stress

    A comic by Keegan Steele.

  • Snuggle Punk

    A comic by Logan Stefanson.