Travel

  • ‘This city is a car city’

    During the first waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people were required to work and study from home. As fewer people travelled into the downtown core to go to the office or classes, the streets were fairly quiet, and parking was much easier to find.

  • When in Florence

    For Anne-Laurence Caudano, a professor in the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) history department, her love of the past began in childhood. “I always wanted to do something historical,” Caudano says.

  • Where arts and active transportation intersect

    Winnipeg holds many intersections of arts and active transportation. Monthly events like Bike Jam bring together arts, community and physical activity in tandem with events like the Rainbow Trout Music Festival.

  • Virtual festival celebrates multiculturalism

    Ethno Fest 2021 is a U Multicultural initiative to further elevate underrepresented voices and give them a digital platform to share their own stories. U Multicultural’s mission statement is to broadcast programs and events that preserve languages, promote culture and allow people to speak freely about their backgrounds. The festival was one of the ways that the media platform was able to integrate with local ethnic groups during the pandemic.

  • Resilient and spooky doors open this weekend

    After what feels like a million years of being locked up in your own house, this weekend you have the opportunity to safely socialize with other folks and ghosts alike in some of Winnipeg’s beautiful historic buildings.

  • Demystifying winter camping

    Experienced campers share advice for safe and fun winter excursions

  • New virus, old racism

    One year ago, I sat on the streets of Hunan, China, eating barbeque rabbit and drinking Tsingtao beer with friends. I had no idea that I was one hour away from the city of Wuhan: a place that would become the centre of the virus outbreak COVID-19 (coronavirus) in December 2019.

  • A case against space expansion

    Space travel used to be a dream, a fantasy only seen on the screen of a movie theatre.

  • Transforming transit

    When it comes to intercity transportation, labour organizer and host of Rank and File Radio - Prairies Emily Leedham says there’s “a culture shift that needs to happen, and that’s what we hope to accomplish with the (audio) documentary,” Still Waiting for the Bus: The Unnatural Death of Prairie Intercity Transit.

  • Riding in a winter wonderland

    Winter biking might not be the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they think of an effective mode of transportation or an enjoyable outdoor activity. However, despite the cold, for many people, cycling in winter can be both a necessary form of transportation and a fun recreational pastime.

  • PROFile: Heather Snell

    Dr. Heather Snell is a professor specializing in post-colonial and cultural studies in the English department at the University of Winnipeg.