Climate

  • The intersection of colonization, climate change and mental health

    The University of Winnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre (PCC) released new content regarding the intersection of climate change and mental health in the Climate Atlas of Canada on Oct. 10 – also known as World Mental Health Day.

  • COP26 underway in Glasgow

    COP26, the United Nations’ climatechange conference, is currently underway in Glasgow, Scotland. World leaders, experts, activists and lobbyists have converged on the city to discuss and create policies to address the climate crisis.

  • Trendy Ghost

  • Help Wanted

    Shortly after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, policies like the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) were implemented to address the high levels of unemployment and encourage workers to stay home. Since then, the discourse on economic policy in Canada has continuously shifted.

  • PPC triples vote share in federal election

    Following Canada’s federal election in September, many journalists and commentators remarked that voters elected a near-identical parliament as they did in 2019. One key difference, however, is the People’s Party of Canada’s (PPC) performance.

  • Toque weather

    Comic by creative director Talia Steele

  • City briefs

    Last late-summer late-night market // Defining research data // Walk in a United way // National Day for Truth and Reconciliation // Shoal Lake 40 water update // Vaccine mandate updates

  • Winnipeg-based ClimateWest launched last month

    Non-profit focuses on Prairie provinces

  • Local non-profit hosts event on Canada’s green recovery

    Could a green recovery for Canada improve daily life?

  • In law we trust

    It isn’t fair to ask marginalized communities for lawful protest when laws often largely miss the mark on human rights.

  • Fighting the green fight

    Klein’s A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency will make a stop in Winnipeg, along with musical guests Decades After Paris.

  • Restrictive land use a setback to climate justice

    Neighbourhood change, especially in trendy, upscale neighbourhoods, is a heated topic across Canada. But Green Party of Canada leadership hopeful Glen Murray’s take on the issue is at odds with the party’s climate goals.

  • No Indigenization without divestment

    I remember sitting in my inaugural meeting as the first Indigenous woman president of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) almost a year ago, listening to discussions on Indigenization – a term that has never sat well with me.

  • Changes in social change

    From youth organizing to civil rights movements to the evolving social discourse, a lot has changed for people engaging in activism, community work and advocacy in Winnipeg during the past decade.

  • Media skewing Wet’suwet’en

    “Wet’suwet’en, what do you think about the protesting?” I was asked, the only Indigenous person at a Leap Year fire.

  • Where recycled rubber hits the road

    On March 13, the Manitoba Climate Action Team (MCAT) will host Get Moving On Climate! A Transportation Event at the Dakota Community Centre/Jonathan Toews Sportsplex at 1188 Dakota St.

  • City Roots

    When I was 12, my best friend’s dad died suddenly. One minute, he was this gentle, funny and active man, and the next, he was gone. 

  • U of W hosts ‘interactive’ energy workshop

    On March 10, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host a workshop entitled “Re-envisioning an Energy Strategy for Manitoba: Planning for 2030 and beyond.” 

  • Camp Morningstar shines bright

    On Feb. 16, Camp MorningStar celebrated its one-year anniversary.

    Camp MorningStar was established in response to the proposal of the Wanipigow Silica Sand Extraction Project by Canadian Premium Sand (CPS). 

  • City briefs

    Election season at the U of W // Wet’suwet’en protests continue // Graph Colourings // Creative writing seminar // Neurobiological seminar // Protection for people with criminal records

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