Volume 72, Number 6

Published October 19, 2017

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  • Here comes a regular

    Sometimes community is built through a combination of habit, routine and convenience. Returning to the same place over and over again, and seeing the same familiar faces, can help people develop a sense of belonging.

  • Some extras for U

    Like many others on campus, we took a week off from our usual routine. But we’re back to producing The Uniter on a weekly basis again, with a few extra flourishes.

  • Whose House? Todd’s House!

    Propagandhi has always been a political band. Since their inception in 1986, the group has embraced an anarcho-punk ethos centred on social justice that seems especially relevant in 2017. However, bassist and vocalist Todd Kowalski says that 2017 is business as usual for Propagandhi.

  • Arts Briefs

    Congratulations to Tina Keeper // Double, Double, Toil and Trouble // Sister Cycle // Local Governor General finalists // Mosaic family programs // Seeking: musicians

  • Royal Canoe’s variability keeps fans happy

    Royal Canoe fans have cause to celebrate. 

  • Animal Teeth - A List of Things to Say

    The three new preview tracks from Animal Teeth’s upcoming release, A List of Things to Say (out Nov. 4 on Slow Shine Records), stay within the band’s dreamy sadcore indie pop-rock aesthetic.

  • CRITIPEG: The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

    Documentarian Errol Morris has made some of the medium’s most defining pictures. The Fog of War earned him an Oscar, and The Thin Blue Line wrote the book on true-crime docs while freeing an innocent man from death row.

  • My Haunted Winnipeg

    Winnipeg is known for its many haunted locations. This month, the public can visit these places and hear the stories – and perhaps have a first-hand experience.

  • Changing attitudes toward natural hair

    The natural hair movement is gaining momentum in Winnipeg, but it’s slowed by a lack of products and knowledge.

  • French cinema comes to Winnipeg

    Cinephiles are excited for Cinémental, Manitoba’s festival of French-language films.

  • News Briefs

    New pedestrian bridge // Public forum on refugees // Psychology colloquium // Winnipeg Pet Show // Nurses at St. Boniface Hospital 

  • PROFile: Julie Nagam

    Nagam is the chair of Indigenous Arts of North America and an associate professor at The University of Winnipeg. She’s also an artist, and she and Jamie Isaac co-curated INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, which is currently set up at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).

  • Hydro rate hikes a risk-management strategy

    Consumers in Manitoba may experience multiple hydroelectric power rate increases of 7.9 per cent, as Manitoba Hydro plans to deal with the risk debt imposes.

  • Sustainable commuting with new app

    The Green Action Centre is launching their GoManitoba app and hopes to encourage workers to find alternatives to lone person car commutes.

  • City may prohibit vaping in public places

    A newly proposed initiative by Winnipeg’s city council may see e-cigarettes counted among many tobacco products which will be prohibited on outdoor patios at bars and restaurants.

  • Candidates run in UWSA byelection

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) is holding byelections to fill a number of vacant board of directors positions, and, this year, the association hopes to exceed historically low voter turnout.

  • Basketball team prepares for a new season

    October brings basketball back to campus, as the University of Winnipeg Wesmen men’s squad is evaluating players and making final roster cuts during their pre-season schedule.

  • Death traps and debt traps

    One Winnipeg city councillor has declared “all-out war” on illegal rooming houses occupied by students.

  • Exploring stories through The Human Library

    The Human Library is an international movement for social change.