Volume 74, Number 20

Published March 5, 2020

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  • Callouts are the symptom, not the problem

    It’s 2020, and certain bloggers and cultural commentators have become obsessed with the question of whether “callout culture” has gone too far. 

  • We still have some growing to do

    In this week’s issue of The Uniter, comments editor Haley Pauls examines the ongoing cultural conversation about “callout culture.” 

  • A queer, colourful animal pad

    Karen Sharma is an organizer with QPOC Winnipeg who does the important work of creating safe spaces for 2SQTBIPOC.

  • A conversation with Shoog McDaniel

    Photographic artist and fat liberation activist Shoog McDaniel will give a talk at the West End Cultural Centre (WECC) on March 10 as part of the Uniter Speaker Series. The talk will be hosted by comedian and local television personality Issa Kixen. 

  • Arts briefs

    Garland Party! // Transcendent // Craftivism at MAWA // Anthony OKS album release // Sounds of Curtains (now destroyed) // First Fridays - Women, Art & Identity 

  • Singles mingling with singles

    In the age of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble, an offline dating service may seem like an antiquated concept, but singles like Karen O’Reilly say internet dating lacks the facetime many folks feel they need to make a connection.

  • One last look at Alootook

    For its second art exhibit of the year, Gallery 1C03 hosts Carleton University’s (CU) Walking Both Sides of an Invisible Border.

  • The true craic of St. Patrick’s Day

    Decorations, parades and even beer will soon be green, as Winnipeggers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17.

  • Creating art in churches

    Churches form a significant part of the arts venues available in Winnipeg, which may come as a surprise to some. 

  • M(étis)anitoba 150

    The first two months of the new decade have seen a slew of initiatives branded with the Manitoba 150 logo. 

  • Camp Morningstar shines bright

    On Feb. 16, Camp MorningStar celebrated its one-year anniversary.

    Camp MorningStar was established in response to the proposal of the Wanipigow Silica Sand Extraction Project by Canadian Premium Sand (CPS). 

  • Winnipeg pride and its many creative sides

    Winnipeg’s art and design community produces a lot of work about Winnipeg and Manitoba, and in the last few months, the pervasiveness of city pride has led to some thorny situations regarding intellectual property ownership. 

  • U of W student chosen for top internship

    While many university students view their summers as time to relax, travel or earn some money, one University of Winnipeg (U of W) student will take part in a prestigious internship. 

  • City briefs

    Make Poverty History fundraiser // Virtuosi Concert // Creative writing presentation // Annual Spring Pow Wow // Women in the Criminal Justice System // U of W President to end position

  • U of W hosts ‘interactive’ energy workshop

    On March 10, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host a workshop entitled “Re-envisioning an Energy Strategy for Manitoba: Planning for 2030 and beyond.” 

  • PROFile: Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick

    Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick, an associate professor for the geography department at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), is doing remarkable work while on study leave. 

  • City Roots

    When I was 12, my best friend’s dad died suddenly. One minute, he was this gentle, funny and active man, and the next, he was gone. 

  • Education overpowers racist and ignorant ideology

    From the historical wrongs committed against Indigenous peoples – including the enforcement of residential schools – to current forms of prejudice, discrimination and racial microaggression, both Canada’s history and present beliefs are plagued by systemic racism.