Volume 78, Number 20

Published March 7, 2024

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  • A problem of priorities

    Anyone who’s been reading The Uniter for a while has probably read me complaining about Winnipeg’s car-centric philosophy more than once. It’s a favourite topic of mine. As someone who doesn’t own a car and relies on sidewalks and transit to get around, it impacts me pretty directly.

  • How the Village was won

    Where young people congregate, they will also create. The rule has proven itself many times in many cities over the years.

  • Gritty City documents early Winnipeg hip-hop scene

    In December 2019, former Stylus Magazine hip-hop writer Nigel Webber dug into researching his passion project, Gritty City: An Oral History of Winnipeg Hip-Hop Music 1980 to 2005, not knowing that the world was about to shut down.

  • Art at stake

    In The Death and Life of Great American Cities, author and urbanist Jane Jacobs posits public art as an essential pillar of city life.

  • Critipeg: The Piano Teacher

    Plays at the Tom Hendry Warehouse until March 16

  • Critipeg: Seagrass

    Plays at the Dave Barber Cinematheque through March 13

  • Arts briefs

    WFG unveils film scanning services // Presenting the next generation of filmmakers // U of M Jazz takes the Fort Garry // Staging a midlife crisis // United through song // Release your inhibitions

  • City briefs

    UWSA polls close // Severe late-winter snowfalls // Province to expand labour protections // Former PM Mulroney dies // CMHR architect dies // Gillingham supports opening Portage & Main

  • Winnipeg claims methane sales could lower emissions

    The City of Winnipeg claims a proposed plan to start selling methane produced at the Brady Road Landfill could help lower the city’s greenhouse-gas emissions.

  • CFS-MB down, but not out

    The Canadian Federation of Students’ Manitoba chapter (CFS-MB) has kept a relatively low profile this year, but chairperson Marie Paule Ehoussou says the organization is still hard at work on its highest-priority issues, like international-student healthcare.

  • Higher education in Ukraine and Canada

    My four years of higher education in Ukraine flew by quite fast. Last summer, I already had my bachelor’s degree in transla- tion, somehow managed to combine remote education in Ukraine while being in Canada and started going to University of Winnipeg at the same time.

  • Don’t bite the hand that feeds you

    Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault caused uproar over the last few weeks after he announced that the “gov- ernment has made the decision to stop in- vesting in new road infrastructure.”

  • Physician, heal thyself

    One’s relationship to their family doctor is a weirdly personal one. On paper, it’s professional, with its own legal dynamics and bureaucracy. But it’s intimate. Your doctor knows more about your body than anyone else. Your life is sometimes literally in their hands. If you’ve had the same doctor since childhood, it can be one of life’s longest relationships. So when your doctor fails you, it’s more than a professional slight – it’s a deep betrayal.

  • Haiku Horoscopes


  • Campus briefs