Culture

  • Favourite Winnipegger abroad

    1. Neil Young
    2. Kenny Omega / Britney Kornel (tie)

  • Favourite local social media presence

    1. wpg_affirmations
    2. Winnipeg Wildin
    3. Faceplam / mbpolidragrace (tie)

  • Favourite local restaurant

    1. Magic Bird Fried Chicken
    2. Roughage Eatery
    3. Yafa Café

  • Favourite local public art piece

    1. The toppling of the Queen Victoria statue
    2. Bloody Saturday by Bernie Miller and Noam Gonick / Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei (tie)

  • Favourite political moment

    1. Brian Pallister resigns
    2. Queen Victoria statue toppled
    3. Wab Kinew interrupts Alan Lagimodiere

  • Favourite local podcast

    1. Witchpolice Radio
    2. Bikini Drive-In
    3. One Great History

  • A place you can’t wait to visit when the pandemic ends

    1. The Good Will Social Club
    2. Anywhere other than Winnipeg
    3. A buffet

  • Favourite local place that no longer exists

    1. Forth Bar
    2. The Zoo/Ozzys
    3. The Garrick Centre

  • Favourite new local independent business

    1. Gâto
    2. Willow Press
    3. La Taqueria Mexican Tacos

  • Favourite film by a local filmmaker

    1. Strong Son by Ian Bawa
    2. Ste. Anne by Rhayne Vermette
    3. PG: Psycho Goreman by Steven Kostanski

  • Favourite local dancer

    1. Dancing Gabe
    2. Ella Steele
    3. Sophia Lee

  • Favourite local comedian

    1. Paul Rabliauskas
    2. Angie St. Mars
    3. Abbie Falvo / Spencer Adamus (tie)

  • Favourite local barber or hairstylist

    1. Ashley (Burdie) L'Heureux (Sapphire)
    2. "I cut my own hair"
    3. Walter Spooner (Waltz on In)

  • Favourite local activist

    1. Mahlet Cuff (Justice 4 Black Lives)
    2. Omar Kinnarath (FF1)
    3. Kayla Fernandes (Vagina Witchcraft)

  • Favourite local achiever under 30

    1. Adam Fuhr
    2. Mahlet Cuff / Kayla Fernandes (tie)

  • Favourite local achiever over 60

    1. Fred Penner
    2. Gramma Shingoose
    3. Dave Barber

  • Expanding the language of performance

    For the first time ever, the annual Winnipeg-based performance series Art Holm is hosting acts in both spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL). The show ran in person from Nov. 19 to 21 and streams online from Nov. 21 to 28. Art Holm No. 5 features stage artists from a variety of backgrounds and practices.

  • Croc-spotting

  • Police training for private security?

    On Oct. 26, the provincial government made amendments to the Police Services Act. These changes allow approved healthcare facilities and post-secondary institutions to train security guards as Institutional Safety Officers (ISOs).

  • 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.

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