Volume 78, Number 13

Published January 10, 2024

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  • Reflections on a decade at The Uniter

    This week marks a major anniversary for me. Ten years ago, in the early days of 2014, I first started writing for The Uniter. For the past decade, this newspaper has been my life.

  • Something’s been brewing

    Inside the West Broadway coffee shop Thom Bargen, the whirring of coffee grinders and espresso machines mixes with the buzz of people mingling in the shop.

  • A farewell to the Good Will

    Nearly a decade after nine guys decided to open the Good Will Social Club, the beloved venue will take a final bow on Feb. 1.

  • Ma-Buhay! places Filipino excellence centre stage

    A “gut feeling” kicked off one of Rainbow Stage’s most ambitious projects to date. “It is exhilarating to witness the creation of something this big and wonder how our city will respond to it,” Carson Nattrass, artistic director at Rainbow Stage, says about Ma-Buhay!.

  • Aloha means goodbye, among other things

    Over the past year, downtown denizens encountered a microcosm of tropic island life – the more luxurious parts, anyway – while walking past the Royal Albert Arms Hotel.

  • C’cap rebrands with The Language Is In The Drifts

    What happens when a curator unburdens a group of artists from a thesis?

  • Eulogy for a ‘Shy Guy’

    In music, there are many people who leave an indelible mark on the culture but, due to various circumstances, do not become household names. The Canadian music industry lost one such person when Chad Allan died on Nov. 21, 2023 at the age of 80.

  • Critipeg: Maestro

    Streaming now on Netflix

  • Arts Briefs

    To Create Context @ aceartinc. // Film training for newcomers to Canada // Making art spaces accessible // Music ‘N’ Mavens returns // gastropoetics @ PLATFORM // Royal MTC honours Carole King

  • Downtown businesses celebrate successful holiday season

    While local businesses struggled to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic, some owners say they’re bouncing back, especially during the holiday shopping season.

  • Solving a tricky math problem

    Canadian students’ math scores are steadily declining, something University of Winnipeg (U of W) professors say is concerning.

  • Wesmen undefeated in classic

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) men’s volleyball team delivered a commanding performance in the 2023 Wesmen Classic, winning all four of their games in the Dec. 28 to 30 weekend tournament. They were the only undefeated team.

  • City Briefs

    Right coyote killed, DNA analysis confirms // Short-term solutions for intersection near Carberry // No provincial tax on gas // Talk of police body cameras resurfaces // Student killed during wellbeing check // National Ribbon Skirt Day

  • The young and the climate anxious

    Climate anxiety has pushed many young people to jump to action. Noticing their governments are not taking steps to avoid climate catastrophe, they have begun to work together to try to ensure a livable future.

  • Campus Briefs


  • Lessons from a writer’s block

    In the past five months, I found myself confined in a creative block, a period where the flow of new ideas seemed to have dried up entirely. It left me questioning if my once-thriving ability to write was just a seasonal phase or a lost genius.

  • Winnipeg Transit in crisis

    Unreliable. Overpriced. Absent. These are a few of the more polite words I’d use to describe Winnipeg Transit in its current state. For people who take the bus regularly, this isn’t news. For everyone else, I’ll bring you up to speed.

  • Horoscopes

    The new moon in Capricorn brings radical new beginnings.