• Stopping here

    In her book On Fire, Naomi Klein describes a conversation with farmer-poet Wendell Berry. In their discussion, Klein asks Berry for advice “for rootless people like me and my friends, who disappear into our screens and always seem to be shopping for the perfect community where we should put our roots down.”

  • The 1906 streetcar strike

    A black-and-white photo of a crowd of strikers overturning a streetcar has become one of the most endearing images of the 1919 General Strike. When the event was memorialized with a statue on Winnipeg’s main street, it became one of the signature images associated with the city.

  • Campus briefs


  • Mary Adedayo, assistant professor of applied computer science

    Mary Adedayo is an assistant professor of applied computer science at the University of Winnipeg. Growing up in Ibadan, a small town two hours from Lagos, Nigeria, Adedayo gained a keen sense for understanding and analyzing the world from her family.

  • Wesmen goalkeeper named Canada West second-team all-star

    Wesmen women’s soccer goalkeeper Madison Priebe is now an all-star. The University of Winnipeg sophomore was recently named a Canada West second-team all-star after a record-breaking 2023 season.

  • Gallery 1C03 finds its ‘legs’

    Humility can be hard to find. In a culture where women’s empowerment filters through individualism, presented in terms of “badass,” “girlboss” and the “she-conomy” – one might struggle to draw the line between “owning it” and self-obsession, between humility and self-effacement.

  • City briefs

    Winnipeg rally for ceasefire in Gaza Strip // Off to the Grey Cup // Nygard convicted of sexual assaults // No quick fix for vandalized city bus shelters // Video-chat service Omegle shuts down // Repairing Fort Gibraltar ahead of festival

  • Winnipeg gets a little greener

    Craft-beer production uses and creates a lot of carbon dioxide (CO2), but a new carbon-recapture system could help local breweries reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions.

  • They made Believers out of Manitoba

    Ten years after the release of their sophomore album, Today We’re Believers, Royal Canoe will reunite at the Park Theatre to bring their lineup of euphoric, groovy fan favourites back to the local stage.

  • With liberty and kickflips for all

    Winnipeg skaters have recently found themselves at a sort of moral crossroads. Over the past few years, local skateboarders have accused The Edge Skatepark, located in the Youth for Christ (YFC) Activity Centre on King Street, of discriminatory hiring practices and other non-inclusive measures.

  • Arts briefs

    Sell your goods at Folk Fest // Artist talk: Kim Kitchen // Support your local circus // The Waltz @ PTE // Made in the Middle Craft Market // Dark Ice @ the WAG

  • ‘Still obscure as hell’

    For years, John Paizs has been a cult figure among cult figures. The filmmaker, a key creator in the early days of the Winnipeg Film Group, created work that was subversive, funny and visually inventive. His trio of half-hour shorts, The Three Worlds of Nick (1981 to ’84), and his first feature, Crime Wave (1985), are cutting-edge works of underground ’80s cinema. They’ve also been, until recently, really difficult to actually see.

  • Under the influence

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, social media has become flooded with influencers on platforms like TikTok and Instagram. These influencers, despite not being traditional celebrities, impact people’s choices.

  • The C word

    On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sharply rebuked by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu’s rage wasn’t inspired by Trudeau speaking negatively about the Israeli PM. He didn’t even take the basic step of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

  • The carsharing alternative

    The ever-increasing demands of private car ownership hold Winnipeg’s infrastructure captive. Parkades suck up valuable real estate, multi-lane highways seemingly run through every intersection, and important services are frequently placed in distant industrial parks.

  • New environmental minister changes lanes

    During this past provincial election, the Progressive Conservative Party and NDP battled over healthcare, crime and homelessness. The parties mostly left the environment out of the discussion.

  • Campus briefs


  • U of W hosts expanded research week

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W)’s research office is hosting an expanded Research Week from Nov. 14 to 17. Research Week is a recurring series of “workshops, conversations and fun” focused on building research skills and providing opportunities for U of W faculty and students to share their ongoing research with attendees.

  • Lunch lecture highlights research on women in the workforce

    Gender-based wage disparities are a widely discussed topic, but popular discourse often fails to capture the evolving nature of their causes.

  • City briefs

    Manitoba Public Insurance fights against backlog // Students rally for free and accessible education // Sending medical supplies to DRC // Plans to transform hotel into Indigenous wellness centre // Province funds five Winnipeg-based shelters // Inquest into five deaths in WPS custody begins

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