Volume 76, Number 14
Published January 20, 2022
At a time when industries are finding it extremely difficult to keep their doors open due to staffing shortages, organizations are facing similar challenges recruiting volunteers. This is an issue, as many larger music events and festivals rely heavily on volunteers to operate.
PCs just keep failing on healthcare
On Wednesday, Jan. 19, Manitoba’s task force on the growing backlog of surgeries and diagnostic tests announced their plans to address this crisis. While it’s good that something is being done, it’s important to remember that this is a mess made by this government’s yearslong assault on healthcare.
The curtains are up, and there’s no place to hide
For many, post-secondary education is a pivotal time in one’s life – a time to make and learn from mistakes without fear of jeopardizing a career.
Languages speak louder than barriers
Communication is key to fostering relationships, establishing professional connections and for simple tasks like asking for proper directions to a destination. Learning a new language has become a necessity for many people living abroad, as well as an important means of expression for families with international backgrounds.
Critipeg: The House
Streaming now on Netflix
In conversation with Maureen Gruben// Through and Through// Artist talk with Grace Nickel// Music, mavens and more// Pulling heartstrings at home// Winnipeg New Music Festival
Vaccine walk-ins at RBC// Oral history overview// UWSA student space launches on Discord// nēhinawēwin launches in the App Stor// Sara Riel receives housing grant// UW alumni honoured by Government of Canada
Two new Amazon warehouses in Winnipeg
Amazon, the multinational tech company known for its e-commerce website, recently opened two delivery warehouses in Winnipeg. These stations, which became operational in December 2021, are located on Regent Avenue and Plymouth Street.
Restrictions, uncertainty and politicking
Exactly one year ago, on Jan. 20, 2021, Joe Biden was inaugurated as the United States’ 46th president, succeeding Donald Trump. The 45th president’s tenure was a tumultuous time in American politics, which culminated with the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington, DC and Trump’s second impeachment for “incitement of insurrection.”
Building your CV with Classics and Crossings
Students are often excluded from participating in many of the activities, events and accomplishments that are hallmarks of academic careers as academics themselves. But at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), there are initiatives trying to change that and engage undergraduate and graduate students as academics rather than assistants.
Tuition fees for Winter Term// Fall Term Grades// Spring Graduation// Study Skills Workshops// Webinar Wednesdays// UWinnipeg Award applications now open// Student ID Cards// Student Services goes remote// Klinic Health Services re-opens// Use the myVisit App
Right here, right now
As most things, exhibitionism exists on a spectrum. Not everyone who gets titillated at the thought of possibly being caught in the act receives sexual gratification specifically from “indecent exposure of one’s genitals.”
Travelling was necessary for me
This autumn, with COVID-19 cases at a steady low and a permanent residency card in hand, I decided to visit family members and my long-time boyfriend in São Paulo, Brazil. The holiday break seemed like an incredible opportunity to book a trip to my home country.
The moon is in virgo tonight
Mental resilience and patience are themes of Aquarius. It can also be a time of cabin fever, so look for ways to find stability and inner peace.