Volume 74, Number 16
Published January 30, 2020
Winnipeg building out, a downward spiral
From the very recent destruction of the homeless camps by the Disraeli Bridge, to making diamond lanes open to cabs, the City’s decisions can be head-scratching at best and heartbreaking at worst.
A wrong turn
I don’t know when public attitudes in Winnipeg steered so far into hostile austerity, but it’s a problem that seems to be getting worse rather than better.
A whovian home with a fully stocked prop room
“How do I describe myself in the world of theatre? I guess (as) a professional amateur.”
CRITIPEG: Delivering chills
If you’re looking for an accessible ghostly read, Haunted Manitoba by Matthew Komus delivers.
Heartbeat City EP release // Speaking Crow: February Edition // Sustainable Winnipeg Panel // Lecture by Diane Driedger // Restoration Tuesdays at Cinematheque // Manitoba Music x Real Love Thursday
The power of a home-cooked meal
Food preparation and production is arguably as important as the ingredients used.
Good vibes at the Good Lands Cafe
The café’s name and atmosphere is inspired by a dear family member. “My grandmother loved to garden. She had an awesome garden. I wanted something to remember my grandmother but also something positive,” Hozaima says.
Bureaucratic maze threatens Trappist cheesemaking tradition
Dustin Peltier and Rachel Isaak run local cheesemaking business Loaf and Honey, and the duo says the Manitoba Government has cost them tens of thousands of dollars trying to conform to “inconsistent regulations” for artisanal, unpasteurized cheese.
Divest UWinnipeg launches another campaign // Library research workshop // Indigenous film screening at the WAG // Bell Let’s Talk supports local women’s resource centre // Second beading symposium to take place in Winnipeg // Free Royal Canoe show
The security and insecurity of bureaucracy
On Jan. 29, the Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) hosted an information session on disability and taxes led by Sally Massey-Wiebe of Community Financial Counselling Services.
When talk is not cheap
The centerpiece of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign was Jan. 29, but the public awareness campaign stretches from early January well into March.
U of W hosts environmental fair on Feb. 5
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host 2020 Vision, an environmental research fair. This event, taking place between 12:30 and 1 p.m. in the Richardson College for the Environment’s (RCFE) Power Corporation Atrium, aims to showcase environmental research at the U of W.
PROFile: Milos Mitrovic
When Milos Mitrovic teaches Introduction to Film at the University of Winnipeg, he brings his passion for filmmaking into the classroom with him.
Trees are often caught up in human politics and drama on all scales. Every once in a while, these politics centre around a single tree. Such was the case of the Wolseley Elm.
Another fail for the Academy
Another awards season is approaching, and another failure to recognize women in Hollywood is at our doorsteps.
U of W welcomes multi-disciplinary writer-in-residence
“There’s an old saying that the source of all human misery is that we sometimes believe our thoughts,” GMB Chomichuk, the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) 2020 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence, says.