• Horoscopes

    Mercury enters grounded earth sign Capricorn on Friday, December 1, at 9:31 A.M where it will retrograde later in the month.

  • Life in Canada and Ukraine

    Coming to Canada, I had many different expectations based on stereotypes about maple syrup, hockey, politeness and wearing shorts during snowstorms. Many of the things turned out to be quite true, but to my surprise, there were many other elements of this country I did not expect.

  • Uniter 30 outtakes

    Tabulating the votes for the Uniter 30 every year is an emotional rollercoaster. Some years it’s fun. Others, boring. Depending on my mood, it’s a task I either look forward to or dread. No part of the psychological experience oscillates more wildly than the joke votes.

  • Favourite Winnipegger abroad

    1. Chris Jericho

    2. Guy Maddin

    3. Brit Kornell

  • Favourite local music venue/Favourite local restaurant

    Favourite local music venue

    1. The Good Will Social Club

    2. The Handsome Daughter

    3. The Park Theatre

    Favourite local restaurant

    1. The Handsome Daughter

    2. Bonnie Day

    3. Shorty’s Pizza

  • Favourite new local independent business

    1. Crumb Queen

    2. Fantasy Club Books

    3. Friend Bakery & Pizza

  • Favourite date activity

    1. See a local comedy show

    2. See a movie

    3. Visit the Manitoba Museum

  • Favourite local barber or hairstylist

    1. Shawna Friederici (261 Hair Company)

    2. Jas Moran (The Barber Bae)

    3. Walter Spooner (Waltz on In)

  • Favourite local place that no longer exists

    1. The Tallest Poppy

    2. Music Trader

    3. Cousin’s Deli

  • Favourite local achiever under 30/Favourite local comedian/Favourite local social-media presence

    Favourite local achiever under 30

    1. Jimmy Skinner

    2. Lauren Wittmann

    3. Jelynn Dela Cruz

    Favourite local comedian

    1. Jimmy Skinner

    2. Jesse Bercier

    3. Sarah Jane Martin / Spencer Adamus (tie)

    Favourite local social-media presence

    1. Jimmy Skinner

    2. Carter Chen (Ritzcracka)

    3. Winnipeg Wildin

  • Horoscopes

    A hopeful outlook comes as the sun enters fire sign Sagittarius on Wednesday, November 22, at 9:02 AM.

  • Are they beyond salvation?

    Last year, traditional Catholics, or trad Caths, were brought to wider attention when The New York Times published the article “New York’s Hottest Club Is the Catholic Church.”

  • U of W Rocky Cree Language Project launches app, teachers’ guide

    The language one speaks every day, like breathing, is easy to leave unexamined. But as many Indigenous educators, activists and artists point out, languages, and especially regional dialects, carry important, geographically specific cultural and historic context.

  • ‘We don’t have a choice to bleed’

    A newly launched Free Flow pilot project at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) now provides free menstrual products in some campus bathrooms, because people “don’t have a choice to bleed.”

  • Weaving Métis stories through song

    Six years ago, during a 10,000-kilometre research trip across the M.tis homeland, Dr. Suzanne Steele, a M.tis librettist, poet and scholar, came across a historical love affair that would define her artistic life for the next several years.

  • Serena Ryder reimagines the holidays

    Few occasions trigger a barrage of complicated feelings like the holidays. Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder knows this all too well.

  • Origin Stories: Crumb Queen

    Three years have passed since Cloe Wiebe started Crumb Queen.

  • Thoroughly modern milliner

    Tucked away in a quiet corner at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Qaumajuq’s 2023 CRAFTED show, couture milliner Helen Gair of Helen Gair Millinery selects a red beret from her display and carefully places it on the head of a curious attendee.

  • Bittersweet farewells

    Within 24 hours, Winnipeggers learned that we’ll be bidding farewell to two local institutions of sorts.

  • Homescopes

    Action planet Mars harmonizes with dreamy Neptune on Friday, November 17, at 3:35 AM, softening the edges.

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