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  • Cheveldayoff remains general manager

    Hockey is central to many Canadians’ notion of national identity. Recent sexual-assault allegations have been the latest indicator of a dangerous side to hockey culture and have rocked the Winnipeg hockey community.

  • City Briefs

    Closing Sanctuaries// Mondor to succeed Trimbee and Currie// Green space to be evergreen// Emerging independent news in Canada// Weweni webinar featuring Carey Newman// City considering shifting gears on seasonal bike paths

  • Arts Briefs

    The Science Gallery is back!// Crime Cellar releasing debut// Théâtre Cercle Molière presents Inédit// Scenes from Love and Information// Laurie Fischer publishing a new poetry collection// Art, music and more at Graffiti Gallery opening

  • Decolonizing, from Lens to Screen

    The Decolonizing Lens is a Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) initiative to make Indigenous films accessible to the community and foster dialogue between viewers and filmmakers. The latest free screening held by the series on Nov. 24 was Cree-Métis director Danis Goulet’s Night Raiders.

  • Happy Latin ‘Fiestas’

    One of the charms of Latin culture is enjoying the festivities with a lot of chimmys, samba and salsa to the beat of strings. Local jazz group Trio Bembe is familiar with the vibrant music styles from Latin America and are excited to play some pumped-up tunes alongside the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra (WJO) on Dec. 5.

  • Tracing intersections

    The latest exhibition at the PLATFORM Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts is a curation of parallels and unforeseen connections between the practices of five local artists.

  • History revamped

    Many Canadian cities have historical buildings modelled after European architecture. But many of those buildings have been torn down to make room for parking lots, residential multiplexes and a variety of other businesses.

  • PROFile: The harms that they do

    Before becoming an instructor for the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) criminal-justice department, Amelia Curran was a student at the university herself.

  • Drought, trout and hot as all get-out

    Danny Blair, professor of geography at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and co-director of the Prairie Climate Centre, says climate change “may not always be a change in the averages, but it’s a change in the extremes.” Well, 2021 was a year of climatological extremes for Manitoba.

  • The potential for harm between seats and streets

    On Oct. 31, 2021, The Boston Globe released an article exploring and characterizing a dangerous trend of drivers ramming their vehicles into protesters, which increased dramatically during the anti-racism protests of 2020.

  • Trouble in the fourth estate

    Earlier this month, longtime CBC journalist Sean Kavanagh surprised many local politicos when he took a job as director of communications for recently elected Premier Heather Stefanson. On the surface, it might seem odd that someone who has spent years holding local politicians to account would readily go work for a government that appears unlikely to be re-elected.

  • City briefs

    Bergvall and Moure in conversation// How to get accomodated at U of W// Winnipeg and water// 5-year review of the Colombian Peace Agreement// Annual toy drive returns to Wii Chiwaakanak// Bus shelter blaze before poverty policy review

  • Arts Briefs

    A love letter to Jewish mothers// WAFF celebrating 20th anniversary// Exploring the Heart of the Forest// Midnight Review presents ... a new album// The city is still red// Supporting BIPOC filmakers

  • Critipeg: Ste. Anne

    Plays at Cinematheque until Nov. 23

  • Growing a community within a community

    Through the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s (WAG) Art to Inspire program, people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia have an opportunity to create, experience and connect through art.

  • Rewinding the tape

    Winnipeg-based band Moonfield might have formed two years ago, but they’re finally able to share their first EP, Televox. With music slightly reminiscent of U2 and Radiohead, Santiago Ardila (drums), Andrew Friesen (guitar, bass), Danial Peirson (guitar, bass and synth) and Hayden Major (lead singer, guitar) are excited for people to listen to them from all over the world.

  • Welcoming introspective, Indigenous art perspectives

    Indigenous-centred discussions are being nurtured by a recent installation at the Urban Shaman Gallery. The Living with Contradiction and Other Work exhibition was curated by multidisciplinary Montreal artist Nadia Myre, and it explores Indigenous histories, settler/colonial relationships and lived experiences.

  • Apollo Suns return to The Park Theatre

    Restrictions that barred in-person performances during the COVID-19 pandemic left musicians scrambling to find different ways to collaborate and communicate.

  • Ending homelessness

    On Nov. 2, End Homelessness Winnipeg released the 2021 Interim Street Census. The data for this report was gathered over a 24-hour period from April 21 to 22 of this year and offers a glimpse into houselessness in Winnipeg and the most-impacted demographics.

  • ‘A donation of your time’

    On Nov. 3, Career Services at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), in partnership with Volunteer Manitoba, hosted nine exhibitors and many students at the Volunteer Fair. At this event, students had the opportunity to learn about volunteerism and connect with different organizations that are currently recruiting volunteers.

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