Volume 72, Number 9

Published November 9, 2017

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  • Role of the police in Winnipeg

    Winnipeg has a long and complex history with policing. Many inner-city neighbourhoods and marginalized groups experience issues with safety but have had, at times, a strained relationship with the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS).

  • When you’re having fun

    It’s hard to believe we’re three-quarters of the way through what we call “fall” already.

  • Whose House? Ashley’s House!

    Ashley Burdett spends her days as a hairstylist and her nights as a stand-up comedian.

  • Arts Briefs

    Isolated Landscapes gathering // Nomadic Massive // In-Between Days talk // Roger Roger and Bike Winnipeg // Curatorial talks

  • More women stand up to the mic

    Women and non-binary folks are often underrepresented in many domains, including comedy.

  • The unreliable narrator of Heavenly Bodies

    After a well-received run at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival this summer, the experimental one-woman show Heavenly Bodies is being revived.

  • A conversation between art forms

    Contemporary dancers are branching out to collaborate with other art forms. According to Johanna Riley, interim company manager at Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD), this crossover is a natural evolution for the genre.

  • Queering sex toys

    According to Jack Lamon, sex is fundamental to everyone. The worker-owner at Come As You Are (CAYA), a co-operatively-run sex shop in Toronto, explains that to express one’s sexuality in today’s society is radical.

  • CRITIPEG: Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada

    Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada, the new anthology by Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), is the first book on feminist art across all media ever published in Canada.

  • Crystal Clear

    People may be familiar with common diseases and illnesses like diabetes, asthma, cancer, cerebral palsy or epilepsy. However, the disease that I live with is not well known or talked about very often, if at all.

  • PROFile: Jan Stewart

    While Professor Jan Stewart is the dean of The Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health until the end of next June, she says she’s still working on her ongoing research projects.

  • News Briefs

    Overdose prevention training // Thrive Week // Public reading with David Chariandy // Climate Action Plan // Waverley underpass 

  • Historic queer dance puts accessibility first

    Homo Hop is an annual dance party hosted by the University of Winnipeg’s LGBT Centre.

  • Transit Troubles

    Winnipeg Transit has experienced a near comedy of errors following complete disownment by the provincial government, which used to cover half of Winnipeg Transit’s costs.

  • Un-Supermarket

    A comic by Sari Habiluk.