Volume 73, Number 11
Published November 22, 2018
Is any consumption ethical?
The pre-holiday season is a busy time for marketing – from Black Friday through to Christmas, brands are vying for consumer attention and dollars.
There’s a subtle thread of shifts and changes running through some of the articles in this week’s issue.
Whose House? Julie, Emma and Ari’s house!
About two years ago, multi-disciplinary media artist duo Julie Gendron and Emma Hendrix were visiting Iceland when they got an email about a job opportunity.
Reefer Madness redux // Surviving the City // Beer choir // Walking Eagle Live // Noël au Musée // Pros and cons of PrEP
Hail Taxi - Apart for So Long
Hail Taxi’s EP Apart for So Long is a hearty mix of folk, electronic and synth-pop all in one bowl of music stew.
CRITIPEG: The Goose
In January 2018, Winnipeg-based filmmaker Mike Maryniuk’s first-ever feature-length film premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. It had its North American premiere last month at the Festival du nouveau cinéma in Montreal.
Desire Change: A book club
Once a month, a group of art lovers gathers at MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) to discuss a chapter of Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada.
You won’t see this on TV
The Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) Leap series is all about the unexpected.
Loud in the Library 2018 // Youth Circle: Violence Against Women // Your Winnipeg in 2030: Making Poverty History // Mellow Vélo Crafternoon // Future Student Night 2018 // Info session for Indigenous students in science
Support Local Indigenous Artisans
The 8th Annual Indigenous Arts & Crafts Sale takes place this weekend and is an opportunity for anyone looking for “a quality, handmade product that’s Indigenous-made,” Jacques St. Goddard, the sale’s head organizer, says.
Why restaurants won’t serve workers’ rights
The Not My Stella’s Instagram account has exposed a disturbing degree of abusive norms within the local Stella’s restaurant chain, one that Basia Sokal, president of the Winnipeg Labour Council, says is all too common in the restaurant industry.
Together for the holidays
During the upcoming winter break, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre will come together with other organizations to host a community holiday dinner for program attendees and their families.
Time to rate your professor
With the end of the semester approaching, students at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will fill out course evaluation forms to provide feedback and criticisms for their courses and professors.
Spirit of the Buffalo Camp five months strong
A few kilometres southeast of Gretna, Man. sits a spacious lodge on a dirt road, steps away from the Canada-US border.
Of remembrance and struggle
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), observed on Nov. 20 each year at the University of Winnipeg and in hundreds of cities around the world, is an event whose purpose defies a universal definition.