City briefs

Have your say in parking signage

The City of Winnipeg is considering changing parking signage for greater clarity and is looking for public input regarding which signs are more clear to drivers. If you would like to provide feedback, fill out the survey at

River Trail officially open

The Nestaweya River Trail – the cleared skating trail on the Assiniboine and Red Rivers – has officially been completely connected and open as of Jan. 24. The six-kilometer trail stretches from The Forks to Hugo on the Assiniboine River and from The Forks to Churchill Drive on the Red River.

Understanding genocide in international law

On Feb. 3, the Mamawi Project is holding the latest event in the Mamawi Aachimotaak (let’s tell stories together) visiting series, titled “The International Crime of Genocide: Is Canada Guilty?” The event will be hosted by Breanne Lavallée-Heckert from Red River Echoes.

Reading week, rescheduled

Due to scheduling issues, the Fall 2022 reading week will now be held at a different time in October or November.The UWSA is running a survey to gather student input on when the break should be rescheduled. To contribute, fill out the survey at

Main Street Project gets millions

The Government of Manitoba and Government of Canada will contribute $1.5 million in funding to the Main Street Project to provide renovations that would expand overnight bed capacity and ensure physical distancing could be maintained. The project has also received major donations from the Winnipeg Foundation and from private donors.

Reading and Q and A with Lindsay Wong

Lindsay Wong, author of The Woo-Woo, My Summer Of Love And Misfortune and upcoming short-story collection Tell Me Pleasant Things About Immortality is giving a virtual reading and Q and A on Jan. 28 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the University of Winnipeg English Department.

Published in Volume 76, Number 15 of The Uniter (January 27, 2022)

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