• City of Winnipeg cuts Amoowigamig’s hours

    Due to budget constraints, the City of Winnipeg is cutting the hours of operation for Amoowigamig, the only dedicated public washroom space run by the City.

  • Manitoba announces plan to end homelessness

    On Feb. 28, the provincial government announced a new housing-first homelessness strategy called A Place for Everyone, which promises $126 million in funding and 700 social housing units.

  • Embracing the curl

    Growing up a curly girl in Manitoba was a struggle.

  • City briefs

    Slow down, Winnipeg// Officers on Winnipeg buses// Rally against police brutality// Emergency-room staffing crisis// Team Manitoba brings home hardware// Planting native wildflower seeds

  • City briefs

    Physicians to receive overtime bonus// Menstruation products @ U of M// Lawsuit against Headingley Correctional Centre// Lack of First Nation fire resources// Manitoba child-poverty rates worst in Canada// Annual Women’s Memorial March for MMIWG2S

  • 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.

  • Why more people have become okay with grocery theft

    In January, Global News reported that soaring grocery prices may have led to an increase in theft at Canadian grocery stores.

  • 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

  • Healthcare gaslighting isn’t just greed - it’s violence

    Another week, another abysmal event in Manitoba’s healthcare spiral.

  • City briefs

    Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine (RAAM) clinic// Local Black History Month events// Carbon Tax Relief Fund cheques// Community tree-planting program// McLaren Hotel transforms// Sexual-assault nurse examiner program expands

  • City briefs

    Pet fosters needed// Lions Place residents protest pending sale// Don't let it go to waste// Fast-track recruitment plan for doctors// Clean Slate Program funding// Mobile drug testing

  • Vacant-building property owners may pay cost of fire responses

    The owners of vacant buildings in Winnipeg may now pay in the event of a fire. 

  • Deicing’s impact on Lake Winnipeg

    Most Winnipeggers can recall a time they slipped down frozen porch steps or skidded through an icy road’s stop sign.

  • City briefs

    Volunteer at Festival du Voyageur// CF Polo Park development plan// Millennium Library to reopen Monday// Provincial campaign to end school absenteeism// Affordable Indigenous housing coming to Young Street// First Nation-led feasibility study expected in March

  • Winnipeg lags to adopt city-run composting

    Winnipeg remains the largest Canadian city without a city-run composting program.

  • Hateful Frontiers

    On Jan. 13, at least six provincial Progressive Conservative (PC) caucus members attended an event hosted by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy (FCPP).

  • “...with a road map.”

    2023 still has its baby teeth, but the global right wing has wasted no time in upping the ante.

  • Abortion (mis)representation

    I didn’t know what happened, except that “the guy had a dirty knife and a folding table.”

  • City briefs

    Budget shortfalls// Winnipeg Transit fares increase// Use of solar energy in Winnipeg// Petition to ban horse slaughter// Brady Road landfill reopened// Progress on National Inquiry into MMIWG action plan

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