Volume 77, Number 04

Published September 29, 2022

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  • Weathering the storm

    It’s an old cliché to complain about the weather in Winnipeg.

  • Observe & interact

    It’s a sunny Sept. 24 at The Forks when Melanee Tessler frowns at the end of the broken wire. LED lights became disconnected from the wires that lead into the programming box during setup.

  • Warming huts competition returns to The Forks

    The Forks’ warming-huts competition is back for a 14th consecutive year.

  • Greater than the sum of its arts

    Should you wander near Provencher during the night of cultured revelry that is Nuit Blanche, you may find yourself in an ethereal space where the boundaries between art and aesthete are blurred.

  • Refusing to walk the line

    The outlaw, the desperado, the Man in Black: some of country music’s most prominent figures have defined themselves by living life on the fringe and answerin’ to nobody.

  • Showcasing the absurd

    In the cinematic imaginary, Winnipeg is largely defined by Guy Maddin’s award-winning My Winnipeg (2007), which portrays the city as a remote absurd oddity characterized by a combination of horror, mysticism and sentimentality.

  • Origin stories: Mitch Dorge, Crash Test Dummies

    Mitch Dorge, drummer for the band Crash Test Dummies (CTD), celebrated his 62nd birthday while (virtually) sitting down with The Uniter in Red Deer, Alta. while on tour with the multi-platinum-selling band.

  • When dystopia becomes reality

    A modern classic with increasingly relevant dystopian themes will soon return to the Centennial Concert Hall.

  • Arts Briefs

    Indie across the Prairies// Taking Reel Pride// Métis experiences in residential schools// Going baroque// Fall supper harvests support// Honouring Truth and Reconciliation

  • Hidden in plain sight

    On the first floor of Lockhart Hall at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) is a room unknown to many. From the outside, it looks like almost any other classroom on campus.

  • City briefs

    Disarm, Defund, Dismantle// New Indigenous Orientation Toolkit// Culture Days in downtown Winnipeg// Advance voting at specific polling stations// U of W closed for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation// Indigenous, political leaders sign healthcare anti-racism declaration

  • A royal cancellation

    Queen Elizabeth II’s recent death and the appointment of King Charles III seems to have had a psychological and symbolic effect on many Canadians.

  • Klinic on campus returns

    While the COVID-19 pandemic brought “unprecedented times” for everyone, students at every age were (and are) especially impacted. 

  • PROFile: ‘Everyone has a story to tell’

    Originally from Toronto, Robyn Flisfeder moved to Winnipeg with her husband Matthew and their two children in 2016.

  • Student services

    Study Skills Workshops: Advice & Tips for Academic Success// Volunteer Fair// Webinar Wednesdays// Fall Reading Week// Career Chats on Instagram// Exchange Opportunities// Need a Spot to Store your Stuff? Rent a Locker!// Use the myVisit App

  • Cyber sex

    Cyber sex is an entirely different buffet selection than in-person canoodling.

  • Police services aren’t corporations

    Recent inquiries into the actions of the RCMP in high-profile cases over the last few years, including the 2020 killing of 22 people in Nova Scotia and the multiple stabbing attacks in Saskatchewan in recent weeks, have put discussions regarding RCMP responses, and police reform and transparency, at the forefront of many Canadians’ minds.