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Who’s the boss?
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Sometimes, shattering the glass ceiling can leave an entrepreneur under a microscope.

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Uniter IRL
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One of our goals with The Uniter is to start conversations that aren’t happening in other publications, and to tell stories that open up new spaces for learning and discovery.

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Whose House? Bailee’s House!
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Ever since she began playing music in high school, local musician Bailee Woods has stuck by one key philosophy: give your bands weird names.

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Andy Shauf – The Party
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Andy Shauf’s fourth album, The Party is a twist from all of his previous albums.

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DIY tattoos are empowering
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Tattooing is getting a DIY revival.

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Critipeg: SHARDS
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Gallery 1C03’s SHARDS is an active conversation between history and the present. 

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Cult classics take off in Winnipeg
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Winnipeggers love their cult classics. 

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Whiny Femmes is a platform for a well-needed vent
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In a patriarchal society that tones down sensitivity, the Whiny Femmes zine is a breath of fresh air.

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Crystal clear
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I live with a physical disability as well as a chronic illness. Both of these terms are fairly well known, but I still encounter confusion from many people about what they mean.

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New playing field for cabs
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Big changes are planned for taxicab regulation in Winnipeg.

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Why do fringe banks fill the inner city?
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Within the last 30 years, accessing financial services has became trickier in low-income areas like Winnipeg’s North End.

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More than a week for mental health
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The University of Winnipeg (U of W) and the student groups it houses offer resources to support the mental health and well-being of students in a number of ways.

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Profile: Conor Whatley
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Studying ancient Greek and Roman history was not where professor Conor Whately thought his university career would end up.

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Amazon wants a piece of city’s subsidies
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As Sears sets to abandon the southwest wing of CF Polo Park, local politicians seek the attention of digital retail giant Amazon.

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43,001 nights at the movies
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The moviegoing experience has been a part of Winnipeg culture since the 19th century. More than just a leisure activity, how and where Winnipeggers see movies can be a barometer for gauging local cultural and economic trends.

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Be our boss
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Who runs the news?

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Whose House? Ashley’s House!
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After spending most of the last year out of town on tour, bassist Ashley Au is ready for some home time.

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Halfway to somewhere
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As I walk the length of Centennial Hall, a burning sensation is forming in my bladder. A need to pee! I suppress this bodily function too often, but here I am saved! A gender-neutral washroom is midway down this hall, and, as I lock the stall door, I am thankful that this time I won’t […]

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Benefit show makes use of talent for revolution
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Social change occurs at the intersection of talent and ability. The upcoming Justice for Errol Benefit Show, a showcase of bands coming together to support prison abolition, exemplifies this.

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Critipeg: Only the dead wear shoes to bed
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Hotel Room/Only the Dead Wear Shoes to Bed, a multimedia installation which took place in the basement of Forth, featured four videos, a large installation and a performance by artist and contemporary dancer Ming Hon.

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Prophets of Rage – Self-titled
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If you’re tired of hearing the repetitive themes that are found within much of new music today and are interested in hearing songs with both a unique sound and point of view, then look no further than the debut album from Prophets of Rage.

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New DIY space in West End
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There’s a new DIY community space opening up in Winnipeg’s West End near the University of Winnipeg.

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Reduce waste and save on groceries
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Winnipeggers aren’t great at reusing their kitchen scraps.

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Condo uptick in Winnipeg
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Within the mid 2010s, condo construction spiked in Winnipeg. Many different groups of consumers and different types of condos are behind this.

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Breaking Ultimate world records
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On Sept. 12, Connor Lawrence and Shayne Pfeifer broke the Guinness World Record for the most behind-the-back flying disc catches in one minute. Their record was 34.

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Provincial survey may not be representative
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The Province of Manitoba released a new healthcare poll, but an expert says it’s not representative, and some are concerned it constrains discussion.

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PRofile: Alan Diduck
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Community engagement is a common theme that pops up throughout environmental studies and sciences professor Alan Diduck’s career.

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Accessibility concerns with campus washrooms
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​The University of Winnipeg has been adapting its campus to address the needs of gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals in the past few years. However, accessibility to gender-neutral washrooms is still an issue.

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Cult of personality
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The political process is seemingly slipping away from policy and legislation and toward celebrity culture. 

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Crypto-currencies: Cryptic or Critical?
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Winnipeg’s crypto-community covets a currency, and Bitcoin Teller Machines (BTMs) are popping up around the city.

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New Names, Old Names
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We’re beginning our new rotation of columnists, and I look forward to sharing their first pieces over the next four weeks. 

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Faith Healer – Try ;)
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Try 😉, Edmonton act Faith Healer’s sophomore album, begins in medias res, with the drone of a dial tone.

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Critipeg: Stalker
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A surreal and sprawling sci-fi meditation, Stalker is set in a dystopian future society whose fabric is forever altered by the appearance of “The Zone,” a mysterious geographic space of seemingly otherworldly origins.

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A safer space to party
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Safer spaces are gaining popularity at festivals and nightlife events. The notion of a safer space varies with the circumstances.

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Arts writing is digitalizing, not dying
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Print arts coverage is on the decline. Some in the Winnipeg arts scene believe coverage is just moving towards digital platforms.

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Outdigenous
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It’s an exciting time to be an Indigenous artist.

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City brownfield strategy taking time
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Old industrial sites can be a headache for cities to deal with, but they can also an opportunity for sustainable city growth, two city councillors say.

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Indian and Métis Friendship Centre plans to go on
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Winnipeg’s Indian and Métis Friendship Centre (IMFC) was founded in 1958 to provide a space for urban Indigenous people to meet and form supportive communities. Within the last nine months, however, turmoil made the Centre’s future shaky.  

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Tony’s Canteen reopens in Leatherdale Hall
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Tony’s Canteen (Tony’s), found in Leatherdale Hall, officially opened for business on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Although Leatherdale Hall is new to the University of Winnipeg, Tony’s has already seen many years in the downtown campus.

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Do you know about the unions on campus?
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Of the four workers unions active on the University of Winnipeg (U of W) campus right now, three have collective agreements that will end in the next few years.

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PROFile: Chantal Fiola
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Professor Chantal Fiola reflects on the publication of her first book.

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