Volume 75, Number 05

Published October 8, 2020

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  • Strife of Brian

    Since Brian Pallister’s election in 2016, The Uniter has been examining how the premier’s approach to healthcare and drug policy has wreaked havoc on all Manitobans, especially those who use drugs.

  • When pandemics collide

    While news of the COVID-19 pandemic has flooded our feeds, and rightly so, an opioid crisis of devastating proportions has been quietly ravaging communities in Winnipeg and across the province.

  • Critipeg: Heroes Rise: The Prodigy

    In this game, the player’s choices not only impact the outcome of the story, but they shape the kind of hero they are to the world.

  • Arts Briefs

    Theory at home // Reel Pride // Winnipeg Film Group Workshop // Free Sunday at the WAG // Storying Violence

  • Back to studio

    The annual Royal Winnipeg Ballet production of The Nutcracker has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • You reap what you sow

    Percy, filmed in Canada, the United States and India, is set to be released in theatres on Oct. 9. Directed by Clark Johnson, the film is set in Bruno, Sask. in 1997. 

  • Diaphanie finds something better

    Heather Thomas, former lead singer of ATLAAS, has entered a new stage of her music career.

  • The spookiest Halloween yet

    Although Halloween may look and be experienced differently this year, there are still indoor and outdoor activities planned around Winnipeg to keep the holiday spirit alive.

  • City Briefs

    Gearing up for the byelection // New infill guidelines Q-and-A // Love After the End book launch // Imagining a better recovery // Webinar Wednesdays // Indigenous governance and co-operative models

  • Books without barriers

    As part of the third phase of reopening libraries, Millennium Library has now opened its doors without security screening measures in place at the entrance. 

  • NCTR hosts online panel on reconciliation

    “Reconciliation is a gift that has been given to us by survivors so that we can all collectively be part of leaving behind a better Canada.”

  • Getting home safe(r)

    In the time of COVID-19, some may feel uncomfortable riding public transit. 

  • Pandemic may increase domestic violence

    November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the risk of violence has only increased with the ongoing stress and restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Campus Briefs

    Accessibility Services // Awards and Financial Aid // Student Central // Student Services

  • COVID-19 disrupts research

    As most Canadian universities have shifted to online instruction, much of the media focus has been on how instructors and students have adapted to online classrooms.

  • Jack of all trades

    For Shawn Moi, becoming an instructor for the University of Winnipeg’s Rhetoric, Writing and Communications department was not something he planned from the start.

  • Free computers provided to students

    With the shift to online learning for post-secondary institutions, having access to a computer and an internet connection is necessary for students. 

  • Are you there, diagnosis? It’s me, Hannah.

    Shortly after giving birth to my first and only child, I was diagnosed with postpartum depression. It was the wrong diagnosis.

  • The antisocial dilemma

    Social media algorithms aren’t mysterious, scheming voices instructing us to do this or that. They aren’t telling us anything new or introducing brand-new behaviours or ideas from scratch.

  • Universal basic income is not the answer

    We need to be more creative and imagine more progressive ways to subsidize and lower real costs of living, putting the onus back on governments and the wealthy.

  • Horoscopes

    On Thursday, October 8, the moon continues its transit of curious Gemini until it enters protective Cancer at 11:45 AM. There could be feelings of discontent in relationships or an uncomfortable choice regarding personal relationships, money, or possessions.

  • Fluffy “spooky” pancakes

    What makes these pancakes spooky is eating them in “spooky season,” of course! Put the batter in Halloween-y cookie cutters if you have them.