Politics

  • 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

  • City briefs

    Treaty knowledge centre opens at The Forks// Record numbers for pedestrian fatalities// De-escalating violent situations workshop// Initiative to increase campus safety and awareness// First Nation-led committee to study feasibility of landfill search// Freedom Convoy reunion confusion

  • City briefs

    Treaty knowledge centre opens at The Forks// Record numbers for pedestrian fatalities// De-escalating violent situations workshop// Initiative to increase campus safety and awareness// First Nation-led committee to study feasibility of landfill search// Freedom Convoy reunion confusion

  • City briefs

    Winnipeg budget deficits// City encampments on fire// Toy drive for Ukrainian refugees// NDP holds healthcare rally// New bill on liquor sales and cannabis tax// Flaws in Transit Plus system

  • Favourite political moment

    1. Stefanson uses her son’s hockey game to distract from the healthcare crisis
    2. CTV La La Land's the mayoral election for Glen Murray
    3. Stefanson’s low approval ratings

  • Favourite local grassroots group

    1. Bear Clan Patrol
    2. Winnipeg Police Cause Harm
    3. Mutual Aid Society Winnipeg

  • Favourite local politician

    1. Uzoma Asagwara
    2. Leah Gazan
    3. Wab Kinew

  • Favourite local activist

    1. Omar Kinnarath
    2. Michael Redhead Champagne
    3. Lara Rae / Uzoma Asagwara (tied)

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