Volume 72, Number 8

Published November 2, 2017

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  • Man up

    What is the measure of a man?

  • Putting ourselves together

    Sometimes it can feel like the word “community” is used so much that it’s become a feel-good buzzword.

  • Whose House? Mitch’s House!

    The term “musician” feels too vague to sum up Mitch Dorge’s accomplishments. 

  • CRITIPEG: Faces Places (Visages, Villages)

    Unlikely connections are at the core of Faces Places.

  • CRITIPEG: Unarmed Verses

    Unarmed Verses is a miracle of a movie – the kind of minor masterpiece that makes clear why documentaries are reaching new heights of popularity.

  • Arts Briefs

    Gimme Some Truth panels // Art City $.O.$. // The Lytics // disPOSSESSION // Isolated Landscapes //

  • Know your scoby

    Kombucha has existed for hundreds of years, yet it is only just gaining popularity in Winnipeg. The strong, sweet tea is fermented by a bacterial culture called a Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast, affectionately known by its cute acronym, SCOBY.

  • #MeToo campaign misses the mark

    Messages haven’t stopped pouring in to Aly Raposo’s inbox since #MeToo began trending on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram earlier this month.

  • Building mechanical skills with Sister Cycle

    The Bike Dump is hosting a six-week series of workshops for women, trans*, femme and non-binary people. The series, called Sister Cycle, aims to empower these folks by teaching bicycle mechanics skills.

  • Halfway to somewhere

    Earlier in October, the Parker Wetlands were bulldozed, and a lawsuit was filed against 49 of the land defenders who had peacefully occupied this historic Métis land and ecological zone.

  • News Briefs

    Winter donations // Finding Rainbow Summit // Winnipeg cannabis jobs // Stop Violence rally // Pet photos with Santa

  • Ownership and handling of cultural materials in collections contested

    Curators and community stakeholders say questions of who rightfully owns artifacts in museum collections bring up important ethical issues.

  • Disease and low diversity puts trees at risk

    Many residential streets in Winnipeg are lined with trees, but a lack of diversity in tree species puts this canopy at risk from threats like Dutch elm disease.

  • U of W to receive two biomass boilers

    Two new 100 kWh biomass boilers will be installed at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) this year.

  • PROFile: Department Assistant Rachel Berg

    Rachel Berg is the office manager for the department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the department of Religion and Culture. As an office manager, she oversees everything for those departments.

  • CKUW radio marathon hits airwaves Nov. 8th

    The annual CKUW Student Radio Marathon will take place this Nov. 8 from 6 a.m. to midnight. The marathon allows the voices of University of Winnipeg (U of W) and collegiate students, as well as faculty and staff to be heard all day on the station.

  • Two spirit & QPOC creatives write back

    On October 20-22, 2017, the University of Winnipeg hosted a weekend conference, “C2C: Two-Spirit (2S) & QPOC (queer People of Colour): A Call to Conversation with LGBT and Allies.” 

  • Un-Supermarket

    A comic by Sari Habiluk