Volume 74, Number 1

Published September 5, 2019

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  • Ethical conYUMption

    Any University of Winnipeg (U of W) student or staff who’s ever chowed down on a mushroom burger or pulled-pork poutine knows that plenty of thought and care goes into the food that’s served on campus. 

  • Here we go again

    The new school year is a time of change for many students. It’s a time of change for The Uniter, as well. 

  • Whose House? Melanie Bernadsky’s house!

    Located among busy streets, high-rise buildings and hasty crowds is Melanie Bernadsky’s flower abode.

  • CRITIPEG: The Souvenir

    Writer-director Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir has many pleasures

  • Arts briefs

    Super Duty Tough Work EP release // Drop-in workshop with Anne Steves // Billy-Ray Belcourt in conversation with Rosanna Deerchild // Sherbrook Street Festival // Impromptu by Chris Chuckry at cre8ery // Workshops at Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre

  • Leaving artists and students behind

    Manitoba Arts Council’s (MAC) new version of the Artists in Schools program rolls out this week.

  • Fibre, family, fun

    Knitters, spinners and weavers unite to celebrate the Manitoba Fibre Festival from Sept. 13 to 14 at the Red River Exhibition Park.

  • The essence of Rhye’s spirit

    On Sept. 15, Los Angeles-based, Canadian singer Michael Milosh leads Juno award-winning ensemble Rhye into their Winnipeg concert at The Garrick theatre at 7 p.m.

  • Changing of the Guard

    Playwright Audrey Dwyer returned to her native Winnipeg this week to serve as Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s (RMTC) artistic associate. She joins Kelly Thornton on her first season as artistic director at RMTC. This is the first time in the history of RMTC that both positions have been filled by women.

  • News briefs

    Osteoporosis Canada in Winnipeg // Mental health of children // Book launch for sustainable cities // VegFest 2019 // Alumni Wine and Cheese // Greens call for proportional representation

  • PROFile: Stephen Hayes

    Stephen Hayes’ involvement with the University of Winnipeg (U of W) dates back to 2002, when he started as a student. 

  • Winterpeg in summer

    On Aug. 19, several hundred glaciologists (scientists who study snow and ice) gathered at the Fort Garry Hotel for the International Glaciological Society’s (IGS) Sea Ice Symposium. 

  • Bus bargaining breakdown

    After almost nine months of negotiation, two days when bus fares were not being enforced and a rally, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505 (ATU) – the transit workers’ union for the Winnipeg area – might be giving the Canadian Union of Postal Workers a run for their money as the most-talked-about labour group in Winnipeg. 

  • Fresh faces at the UWSA

    The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) is being led by a completely new slate of individuals for this upcoming year.

  • Wesmen rookies and seniors team up for positive energy

    On Sept. 6, the Wesmen women’s soccer team will face off against the University of Regina Cougars for their first game of the regular season.

  • Gently loved garments for sale

    In the present climate crisis, buying ethically made apparel can be an act of solidarity. Fast fashion and the relentless cycle of buying and throwing away clothes that wear out within the same year is not sustainable, nor has it ever been.