Volume 74, Number 10
Published November 14, 2019
A tale of two cities
Downtown Winnipeg has been the subject of much media scrutiny in recent years. A now-infamous Maclean’s article published in 2015 called attention to the issue of racism toward Indigenous people in Winnipeg and its effects, which are largely felt in the downtown area.
Riddle me this
In preparing for this week’s cover feature about development in downtown Winnipeg, we in the editorial staff of The Uniter found ourselves asking, “What is downtown?”
A documentarian’s perspective
For Winnipeg-based photographer – and former Uniter staff member – Mike Sudoma, his professional art and personal hobbies blend harmoniously as he enjoys street and concert photography, as well as skateboarding and playing guitar.
CRITIPEG: Goodhand ventures into deep waters
With a stroke of a pen, a talented author can turn blank pages and scribbles of ink into works of art, creating new worlds, life situations and more.
Glassreel at Into The Music // PLATFORM members’ screening // Rebecca Belmore book launch // Art opening at Blinkers // Young Lungs celebrates 15 years // Alison James artist talk
‘There is something interesting about this city’
Debuted at the Vancouver International Film Festival in September, Tapeworm arrives at Cinematheque on Nov. 14, and filmmakers Milos Mitrovic and Fabian Velasco, who are University of Winnipeg alumni, hint at the seriousness of their film.
Writing while Black
Diaspora Dialogues will host panels on Nov. 16 on being a Black writer in Canada. The Writing While Black in CanLit panel is a part of Tok Winnipeg, a free, two-day symposium in its second year.
Fierce and warm
The season of fluffy parkas and practical boots is here.
Judges to be sworn in // Poetry and music recital // Library research workshop // 1BUW artist talk // K to 12 math education // 1BUW Student and Faculty Symposium
When it comes to intercity transportation, labour organizer and host of Rank and File Radio - Prairies Emily Leedham says there’s “a culture shift that needs to happen, and that’s what we hope to accomplish with the (audio) documentary,” Still Waiting for the Bus: The Unnatural Death of Prairie Intercity Transit.
Easing the transition from military to university
Remembrance Day, held annually on Nov. 11, gives individuals and institutions the opportunity to reflect upon the service of past and present military members.
PROFile: Dr. Catherine Tosenberger
Dr. Catherine Tosenberger’s work consists of a surprising blend of both new and old elements, as she mixes traditional folklore and English literature with new-age technological media and fandom culture.
Signed, sealed, delivered
For the past few years, I’ve made near-monthly pilgrimages to Tiny Feast, a stationery store tucked into Winnipeg’s Exchange District.