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  • Inflation vs. students

    Russia’s war in Ukraine has caused massive global impacts. In retaliation against Russia, many countries have stopped importing Russian oil. As such, many different industries are affected, causing a ripple effect throughout different economies.

  • Return to the earth(ship)

    Kim Chase has lived in many homes, but none as unique as her current residence. The sustainable house is mostly buried into the ground.

  • A city for all

    Winnipeg has set a goal of cutting greenhouse-gas emissions by 20 per cent by 2030. Given that residential and commercial vehicles are currently Winnipeg’s largest sources of emissions, making the city less car-centric will play a big role in meeting climate goals.

  • How long is too long?

    According to a report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) published in May of 2021, half of Canadians wait up to a month for ongoing counselling services, while one in 10 Canadians may wait more than four months.

  • Perception shift

    “I think we should see other people” used to be nothing more than a somewhat cliché breakup line, but more recently, it seems the phrase has taken on more nuance.

  • Foreign labour, homegrown precarity

    Canadians often don’t think about the food supply chain until their favourite leafy green or salty snack is absent from grocery-store shelves.

    What many fail to realize is that an absence of a product is often the result of the absence, or lack, of a person, too.

  • Burger time!

    Warning: this article contains mouthwatering descriptions and images of some of Winnipeg’s finest burgers. Enjoy!

  • Love beyond borders

    Globalization isn’t a new phenomenon. With increasing internet connectivity and opportunities to venture abroad, people from different countries are bonding over a love immune to culture shock – at least to a certain extent.

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Adeline Bird

    Currently residing in Tkaronto, Adeline Bird is an Afro-Anishinaabe storyteller creating new waves in Canada’s television and film industries.

  • Waste not, want better

    In 2019, the Riel Community Committee asked the Standing Policy Committee on Water and Waste, Riverbank Management and the Environment to have the Winnipeg Public Service look into enacting a ban on single-use plastic bottles, straws and stir sticks at City facilities, parks and events. Three years later, the City of Winnipeg

  • 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

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