Volume 78, Number 18

Published February 15, 2024

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  • Please read responsibly

    In order to write the news, you also have to read the news.

  • True crime is still true life

    A cacophony of sirens blares from rescue ve- hicles as they whip past a traffic clog. Drivers tense up and look around. What happened? Is it serious? Did someone die?

  • Shining ever-loving lights on the exchange

    If Winnipeg’s bustling Exchange District seems brighter as of late, there’s no need to get your prescription checked. An exploratory exhibition combining light and art installations in a novel way recently arrived on its famed streets.

  • Giving back by biting back

    Forty years ago, Pat Bruderer, known as Halfmoon Woman, met the late Angelique Merasty, a world-renowned birchbark biting artist, while working at a friendship centre in Thompson.

  • Partners in dance and life

    Whether in ballet slippers or trainers, Catherine Wreford and Craig Ramsay walk the world together.

  • Critipeg: Bad Girls Go To Hell and Indecent Desires

    Play at the Dave Barber Cinematheque Feb. 20 and 27

  • Arts briefs

    A dark day for the arts // A flurry of laughs // A dance double-feature // A concert in the sky(walk) // An intuitive art exhibition // A call for Prairie art books

  • Edmonton city hall shooting calls security into question

    Winnipeg city councillors are calling for increased security after a man fired gunshots and threw a Molotov cocktail from the second floor of Edmonton’s city hall on Jan. 23. No one was physically injured during the incident.

  • Record drug bust amplifies need for social supports

    The largest drug bust in Prairie history is highlighting the local need for more drug-addiction and social supports in Manitoba.

  • Dr. Keisean Stevenson, chemistry instructor

    Dr. Keisean Stevenson, a chemistry in- structor at the University of Winnipeg, has a deep-rooted connection to the Caribbean, where he spent his formative years in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

  • City briefs

    Women’s Memorial March // Next-generation 911 // City to close public pools // Supervised consumption sites in review // Indigenous Wellness centre opening soon // Five suspicious deaths in Carman

  • What the history of streetcars tells us

    I often see people commenting on photos of Winnipeg in the 20th century on social media. Many of these comments express yearning for a time when Winnipeg was a multi-modal city.

  • A possibility, not a destiny

    Somewhere in storage, my sister-in-law has boxes of baby clothes stashed away for my future daughter. This hypothetical child and all her accoutrements also occupy space in other people’s minds.

  • The spectre of stagnation

    Across several countries, the subject of retirement has come front and centre in political discussions. Last year, for instance, French President Emmanuel Macron introduced a law raising the retirement age from 62 to 64. As the French so often do, the public met the law with widespread protest.

  • Campus briefs