Features

  • Volunteer-driven

    At a time when industries are finding it extremely difficult to keep their doors open due to staffing shortages, organizations are facing similar challenges recruiting volunteers. This is an issue, as many larger music events and festivals rely heavily on volunteers to operate.

  • Who owns the streets?

    Winnipeg – particularly in the urban areas – is rife with street art, from stickers to murals and beyond. Passersby may notice reclaimed household items, painted and emblazoned with a simple message: press on. Posters are modified with robot heads, and the lost character from Where’s Waldo can be found repeatedly in different iterations.

  • Cold Weather Things

    A comic by Talia Steele

  • Uniter 30 Outtakes

    It happens every year. It’s part of the nature of a poll that allows voters to type whatever they want into their ballot. We get some weird ones. We get some funny ones. We get some that are essentially the newspaper version of bathroom-stall graffiti.

  • Favourite local writer

    1. Cierra Bettens
    2. Ryan Thorpe
    3. Madeline Rae

  • Favourite Winnipegger abroad

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

  • Favourite local visual artist

    1. Winnipeg Waldo
    2. J.D. Renaud
    3. Annie Beach

  • Favourite University of Winnipeg course

    1. A billion-way 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 publication

    1. Stylus Magazine
    2. Red Rising Magazine
    3. Winnipeg Free Press

  • 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 local politician

    1. Leah Gazan
    2. Uzoma Asagwara
    3. Adrien Sala

  • 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 local photographer

    1. Dwayne Larson
    2. Joey Senft
    3. Jess Mann

  • Favourite outdoor gathering place

    1. The Forks
    2. Munson Park
    3. Assiniboine Park

  • Favourite new local independent business

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

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