Environment

  • 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.

  • Keeping it local

    With the benefits that come with it, many Manitobans desire to eat local. However, sometimes that’s easier said than done. In urban living spaces a far cry from rural homesteads, access to farm-fresh goods can be significantly limited.

  • What happened to the 99 per cent?

    It’s Oct. 15, 2011. The Arab Spring has been in progress for 10 months, Occupy Wall Street protests have been going on for just over a month and, in Winnipeg, the first Occupy event is taking place: the Occupy Winnipeg march, swiftly followed by the construction of the Occupy Winnipeg camp.

  • Toque weather

    Comic by creative director Talia Steele

  • Gardens at the leaf now in bloom

    The Gardens at The Leaf, a “place where nature and culture unite,” opened this summer at Assiniboine Park. This outdoor attraction is part of the final phase of Assiniboine Park’s 2009 redevelopment plan. This nearly 30-acre greenspace comprises six distinct exhibits.

  • It’s not just about convenience

    On Aug. 27, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) announced on their website that the transit U-Pass will, once again, not be available to students for the 2021-22 school year.

  • One green city

    To prioritize a city’s well-being, invest in green spaces

  • Navigating the gendered impact of COVID-19

    Women in the 15 to 24 age bracket among most affected by pandemic job losses

  • Do you know where your sewage goes?

    Decades of conversations about wastewater in Winnipeg

  • The Hydro-impacted

    A call to action for northern Manitoba’s Indigenous communities

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

    Could a green recovery for Canada improve daily life?

  • U of W launches new grad program

    Master in Environmental & Social Change is more relevant than ever

  • ‘Parks are not for sale’

    Environmental groups push against privatization of provincial parks

  • City Briefs

    Tech-Connect launch // A year-long timeout // The annual meeting of those who speak for the trees // Navigating law to protect the environment // Healthcare worker grievances // Bowman announces break with City

  • 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.

  • City Roots

    Over the past few months, this column has made a case for a closer look at Winnipeggers’ relationship with trees, both past and present. I have been able to consider what they do for humans, as well as their own agency, and to think about how they became so central to Winnipeg’s identity as a city.

  • Rapid, massive, transformational change

    Over the past decade, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) has experienced significant change and transformation. During this time, the university has, among many things, had two presidents, added new programs and rapidly expanded its campus.

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