Volume 77, Number 15

Published January 19, 2023

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  • Hateful Frontiers

    On Jan. 13, at least six provincial Progressive Conservative (PC) caucus members attended an event hosted by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy (FCPP).

  • Winnipeg lesbians and their ‘ring of keys’

    Alison Bechdel, a lesbian graphic novelist, published her memoir Fun Home in 2006, where she both processes her grief over her dad’s death and notes moments where she comes face-to-face with her dad’s queerness and her own budding sexuality.

  • ‘Trying to make Black History Month 365 days in a year’

    There’s more to celebrate this February than just Groundhog Day or the successful passage through another dreary January.

  • It’s not too lonely at the top

    Every Monday night, Jeff Sinclair descends from atop his Mountain of Trivia to test the knowledge of patrons of the Good Will Social Club.

  • Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes

    From director, writer and actor Caroline Catz comes Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and The Legendary Tapes, a docu-dramatization that explores the life and legend of the titular figure, an accomplished English electronic-music composer and audio engineer.

  • Arts briefs

    A collector’s paradise// No blues at this blues fest// Craft in Colour @ MCC// NO DICTIONARY FOR DANCERS// A warm Winterruption// Decolonizing Lens celebrates Janine Windolph

  • Worth the wait

    Local singer-songwriter Jacob Brodovsky has spent the past 18 years writing, performing and honing his craft. Fittingly, his forthcoming album, I Love You and I’m Sorry, is a distillation of a music career that began when he was 12.

  • Winnipeg lags to adopt city-run composting

    Winnipeg remains the largest Canadian city without a city-run composting program.

  • Concerns about student safety

    During this academic year, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students and staff members have requested 236 SafeWalk escorts and 49 SafeRides, according to data published by the Winnipeg Free Press in late December.

  • A rich French culture

    Dr. Adina Balint is a professor of French literature in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Winnipeg.

  • City briefs

    Volunteer at Festival du Voyageur// CF Polo Park development plan// Millennium Library to reopen Monday// Provincial campaign to end school absenteeism// Affordable Indigenous housing coming to Young Street// First Nation-led feasibility study expected in March

  • Student services

    Study skills workshops// Webinar Wednesday// Tuition fees for Winter Term// Fall grades// Spring graduation// Winter 2023 In-Course Awards// Fall/Winter Term courses-Final withdrawal date// Reading week

  • Deicing’s impact on Lake Winnipeg

    Most Winnipeggers can recall a time they slipped down frozen porch steps or skidded through an icy road’s stop sign.

  • When words fail

    In a guest essay for the New York Times, author Rachel Aviv describes reporting on clinics for people experiencing the early stages of psychosis and meeting “many young patients who were struggling to express what was happening to their minds.”