History

  • The rising tide of Indigenous Storytellers

    Shortly after confederation, the Red River Resistance saw Indigenous peoples in Manitoba organize and take action for their rights in the face of the Canadian state.

  • The Northern sun also rises

    Forty years ago, Hinode Taiko planted roots in Winnipeg following an inspiring Folklorama performance.

  • Touring turbulence

    It’s often regarded as a hallmark of “making it” in the music scene, but for some musicians, touring has become less about making a buck and more about breaking even – or in some cases, accepting financial loss.

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Ryan Beardy

    On Thursday, Nov. 10, local activist and mentor Ryan Beardy will be our featured speaker, discussing issues of colonization and Indigenous men.

  • Critipeg: Rosie

    Plays at Cinematheque from Nov. 11 to 13

  • Cats cookin’ for a quarter century

    For those who’ve been snapping their fingers the last quarter century, now’s not the time to stop.

  • The competition heats up

    Six Winnipeg chefs will face off in the regional qualifier for Canada’s Great Kitchen Party, a national cooking competition to crown the country’s top chef.

  • Academia, ableism, and collective action

    Studies have shown that online learning was difficult for many students. This is not news.

  • Schools aren’t safe

    Earlier this school year, West Kildonan Collegiate announced its “commitment to eliminate vaping and large groups gathering in the washrooms” on campus.

  • PROFile: Colonization of ‘New Iceland’ displaced First Nations

    Sitting in his home office, Ryan Eyford explains his Icelandic last name. “It’s an anglicization of an Icelandic place name,” he says.

  • Writing on wokeness

    The word “woke” rose to popularity amid growing public discourse around the Black liberation movement.

  • ‘Radio is romantic’

    Imagine: the year is 1998, and you’re at the University of Winnipeg campus, sitting in the student lounge and smoking a cigarette while listening to CKUW.

  • From the Torah to the Seven Sacred Teachings

    Since the early 1900s, Winnipeg’s Jewish community has left an indelible mark on the local arts scene.

  • A new vision for Portage Place

    In collaboration with several organizations and decades of community demands, the West Broadway Tenants Committee (WBTC) developed and recently released a plan to convert the site of the former Portage Place mall into a community centre.

  • Reach out. He’ll be there.

    Summer’s gone, which means the time is no longer right for dancing in the street.

  • Welcome to the wheel world

    Myles A. Taylor is a man of many talents, as his illustrious pedigree as an actor, writer, director, showrunner and musician prove.

  • Confronting consent

    High-school students are calling on provincial and territorial governments across Canada to make comprehensive education about sexual violence, relationships and consent part of health curriculums.

  • PROFile: Exploring a less male-oriented perspective

    Aileen Friesen was raised in Charleswood and is of Mennonite descent on both her parents’ sides.

  • ‘Write your own story’

    Liz Howard is a renowned writer of mixed settler and Anishinaabe heritage. Her debut poetry collection, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent, was the winner of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize, and her second collection, Letters in a Bruised Cosmos, made the 2022 short list. 

  • A city in decline

    A recent report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) shows that the City of Winnipeg’s wage decline is causing drastic service cuts, resulting in a risk of further decline and the most extreme strike action by City workers since 1919.

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