History

  • City briefs

    Death records for residential-school children// True North proposal for Portage Place// Renaming three Winnipeg streets// HSC to open minor-treatment clinic// ntroduction of Addiction Services Act// Release of 2022 fatal overdose data

  • Kern-Hill Furniture stands the test of time

    While students may not remember the glory days of local commercials, many Winnipeggers can’t forget Kern-Hill Furniture’s high-energy TV advertisements.

  • Embracing the curl

    Growing up a curly girl in Manitoba was a struggle.

  • The need to reconnect

    Conversational Threads opened at Gallery 1C03 at the University of Winnipeg on March 2.

  • Arts briefs

    What le funk is up?// Indigenous artisans welcome spring// Hot soup, warm hearts// On the rock// Learn the Victorian way// ‘All the world is a very narrow bridge’

  • The political evolution of Edith Hancox

    In last month’s “A people’s history of Winnipeg” column, I introduced Edith Hancox, a socialist and feminist organizer involved in the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike and activism throughout the 1920s.

  • Up in flames

    In the middle of the night on Saturday, Feb. 11, Point Douglas resident Candace-Rae Hamilton awoke to the sound of sirens.

  • The value of informed decisions

    Only 57 per cent of young Canadians say the sex education they received at school was or will be useful, according to a study published last year.

  • Arts briefs

    Hého, let’s go!// An afternoon brew-ski// Taking care of business// Writing on Western Canadian art// Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers @ PTE// STAGES Speaker Series: Ekene Emeka-Maduka

  • ‘Little ephemeral gems’

    For several months each year, a heap of snow blankets Winnipeg, signaling the beginning of the city’s great slumber.

  • Coming to you independent and ad-free

    Between the same couple hits playing over and over, disc jockeys seemingly talking about nothing and the blare of advertisements, finding quality radio can seem like an impossible task.

  • Standing with Ukrainians

    Svitlana Poliezhaieva comforted her two children while hiding in the basement.

  • A year of blood on Russia’s hands

    This week’s Uniter cover feature, by city editor Tessa Adamski, examines the efforts to aid Ukrainian refugees resettling in Manitoba.

  • City briefs

    Local Black History Month events// WPS wants body cameras for officers// Chief Peguis statue at Legislature// Feds give $500K to feasibility study// Property-tax increase// Funding for newcomer integration programs

  • Digging through cinema’s grave

    Quietly, the loss of dead films haunts the world.

  • Spirits, myths and memory in Black film

    In curating Cinematheque’s latest film series, distribution coordinator Mahlet Cuff sought to answer the question: “where can Black folks turn to for knowledge about their history?”

  • Arts briefs

    A gothic gathering// A very West Broadway winter// Manitoba artists receive JUNO nominations// Through Idan Cohen’s Looking Glass// The Rockies get their picture show// Urban Shaman presents Brennan McKay

  • You gotta see it to believe it

    In the 1960s and ’70s, country and blues music dominated the Main Street strip in Winnipeg.

  • Introducing Edith Hancox, socialist feminist

    In early September 1919, thousands of Women’s Labour League meeting attendees resolved to march to Manitoba’s provincial legislature and demand that jailed strike leaders be released from prison.

  • Saint Omer

    Plays at Cinematheque until  Feb. 2

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