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  • From the campus to the community

    While rising COVID-19 case counts and cold temperatures had many Winnipegers keeping their social circles small during the winter holidays, the University of Winnipeg Students Association (UWSA) and Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre both held community outreach initiatives to spread some support.

  • Favourite local restaurant

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

  • 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

  • Bakings

    Illustration by Talia Steele

  • Ending homelessness

    On Nov. 2, End Homelessness Winnipeg released the 2021 Interim Street Census. The data for this report was gathered over a 24-hour period from April 21 to 22 of this year and offers a glimpse into houselessness in Winnipeg and the most-impacted demographics.

  • Dia de los brujas

  • ‘Tis the spooky season

    If you feel too old for Boo at the Zoo, but are too scared for a haunted forest, you might feel like your only option this Halloween season is to stay at home, eat candy and rewatch your favourite horror movie. However, a Halloween-themed walking tour or trolley ride might be what many Winnipeg adults are looking for.

  • Culinary novel shakes off cultural stereotypes

    Playwright and social-media influencer Primrose Madayag Knazan had the opportunity to fulfill a childhood dream when Great Plains Publications asked her to write her first book.

  • Recipe: Mushroom, wild rice, soup

  • Empty towers

    Working from home has its perks. Sweatpants, new pets and sleep-ins are certainly appreciated by workers. For small businesses downtown, however, the lack of office workers
    due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been economically devastating and has accelerated some negative trends that existed prior to 2020.

  • Virtual festival celebrates multiculturalism

    Ethno Fest 2021 is a U Multicultural initiative to further elevate underrepresented voices and give them a digital platform to share their own stories. U Multicultural’s mission statement is to broadcast programs and events that preserve languages, promote culture and allow people to speak freely about their backgrounds. The festival was one of the ways that the media platform was able to integrate with local ethnic groups during the pandemic.

  • See you there

    With the return of live events and music picking up steam, organizers and artists are thinking outside the box and putting in extra effort to bring in-person events to fruition.

  • Arts briefs

    window: topographies of a homeplace // Winnipeg Beer Festival // Intro to Nature Drawing Workshop with Dr. Heather Hinam // Queer We Go Again art exhibition at The Edge Gallery // Healing Power exhibition at cre8ery // MAWA Annual Over the Top Art Auction

  • Opening in a pandemic

    Why the owners of Gâto and Thyme took the risk

  • Diversity Foods and COVID-19

    The life of a social enterprise during a pandemic

  • An abundance of bagels

    Winnipeg goes from zero to 3 specialty bagel shops in less than a year

  • Roasted miso Brussels sprouts and butternut squash with tahini sauce

    Warm, cozy, comfort food!

  • Festival du Voyageur goes virtual

    Programming includes workshops and eight days of free online concerts

  • Safe shopping, locally

    Local businesses offering pickup and delivery for all your pantry needs

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