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Favourite local DJ
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1. Mama Cutsworth 2. DJ Co-op 3. DJ Louie Lovebird

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Favourite public art piece
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1. Star Blanket, Kenneth Lavallee 2. En Masse 3. Emptyful

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Favourite local gallery or artist centre
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1. Winnipeg Art Gallery  2. aceart. 3. MAWA

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Favourite local photographer
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1. Adam Kelly 2. TIE: Jen Doerksen / Callie Lugosi  3. Joey Senft

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Favourite local social media presence
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1. Nardcity Winnipeg 2. Coat check 3. TIE: Alex Ateah, Jodie Layne, Michelle Panting

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Favourite U of W course
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1. Intro to film with Howard Curle Editor’s note: The responses to this category were so incredibly varied that there were no other couses that collected enough votes for 2nd and 3rd place.

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Favourite local community group
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1. Bear Clan Patrol 2. TIE: Art City / Facist Free Treat 1 3. QPOC Winnipeg

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Favourite local achiever over 60
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Well, about that…

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Favourite local place to eat & new independent business
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1. Corticelli (AKA Langside Grocery) Favourite new independent business 2. Have a Nice Day 3. Shop Take Care 2. Clementine 3. Forth

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Favourite local date activity
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1. Go out for food 2. Drinks (at home, or out somewhere) 3. Go to a movie or watch Netflix

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Favourite local place to go that no longer exists
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1. Lo Pub 2. Royal Albert Arms Hotel Bar 3. Mondragon Bookstore and Coffeehouse

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Uniter 30 outtakes
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In tallying the votes for this issue, one of the greatest joys and greatest challenges is going through all the reader submissions

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Friendship, Shock out of Season
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This is yet another beautiful release from Chicago-based Orindal Records.

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Favourite local chef
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1. Max Frank, Have a Nice Day 2. Adam Donnelly, Segovia / Mandel Hitzer, deer + almond 3. Ben Kramer, custom catering

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Favourite local baker
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1. Suzanne Gessler, The Pennyloaf Bakery 2. Amanda Kinden, Oh Doughnuts 3. Jenna Rae, Jenna Rae Cakes

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Favourite local gathering  place
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1. The Forks 2. The Good Will Social Club 3. Old Market Square

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Favourite local winter activity
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1. Skating The Forks river trail 2. Walking (yes, just walking in general) 3. TIE: Festival du Voyageur, sleeping, drinking, tobogganing

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Going on 30
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This week’s paper is our last regular issue of the year, but we’re already hard at work on a special treat for you next week.

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Sex workers are not illegal
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Since a law change in 2013, sex work in Canada is not illegal. Currently, sex work falls under the category of asymmetrical criminalization, meaning the purchase – not the sale – of sex is illegal.

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Whose house? Sonya’s House!
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Sonya Ballantyne is at the forefront of Winnipeg’s new wave of Indigenous cinema.

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Trivia nights celebrate knowledge
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Trivia nights are an opportunity for fans to gather and show their knowledge of their favourite show, movie or book. 

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CRITIPEG: Gas Can
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Mattias Graham’s Gas Can is a seemingly simple short film.

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CRITIPEG: The Road Forward
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Marie Clements’ The Road Forward bills itself as a “musical documentary” exploring the history of Indigenous activism in Canada.

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The Famous Sandhogs
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The album cover for this CD was, and still is, a drawing of a red guy done in marker with the name of the band and album taped onto it. This is because The Famous Sandhogs are a Wacky Band.

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Embodying truth in photography
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Winnipeg boudoir photographer Teri Hofford and local business owner JT believe that a greater variance of images in media would lead to a positive shift in perceptions of what women actually look like. They promote this concept through their work.

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Overdose training sessions assist in harm reduction
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“We all know and love people that use drugs,” Veda Koncan, project coordinator at the Manitoba Harm Reduction Network (MHRN), says. 

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The purpose of walkways
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On Sept. 27, Winnipeg City Council approved the $10-million St. Boniface Tache Promenade project.

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Let the board games begin
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A pair of board game cafés have popped up to meet a growing demand for these kinds of venues in Winnipeg.

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Stickers a cause for concern on campus
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Students have spotted stickers featuring the phrase “It’s okay to be white” on the outskirts of  the University of Winnipeg (U of W).

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Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews changing
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The Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA) has selected Jesse Gair as their new executive director. 

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Spoken word between the stacks
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Anyone who’s ever been shushed in a library probably doesn’t associate that space with the phrase “spoken word.”

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Pot plans should benefit more than a chosen few
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Information on how marijuana retailing will work in Manitoba has been billowing in since the announcement that pot sales will be a “hybrid privatization” with Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries distributing to private retailers.

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Are you Textbroke?
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University of Winnipeg (U of W) students spent anywhere between $100 and $1,900 on textbooks this fall, according to Megan Linton, vice-president external affairs for the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA).

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PROFile: Michael MacKinnon
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Professor Michael MacKinnon first started his career at the University of Winnipeg in 2002. He started off in the Department of Anthropology and now teaches in the Department of Classics.

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Accessibility is more than a buzzword
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The current buzzword vibrating across the music scene is the term accessible. It’s mentioned in Facebook events for shows, on venue pages and used haphazardly across the industry.

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Women in film
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The Winnipeg film industry has been growing in recent years. In 2016, the film industry in Manitoba brought in $127 million in production, and Carole Vivier, CEO of Manitoba Film and Music says this year is anticipated to exceed $150 million.

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Speak out
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On Nov. 22, along with QPOC Winnipeg and Black Space Winnipeg, we'll be hosting the first Uniter Speakers Series event of this season.

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Whose House? James and Jessica’s House!
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James Korba and Jessica Nagy have only been living together since August, but the couple says that a theme to their home has quickly emerged.

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Wesmen volleyball team adds golden prospects
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The Wesmen women’s volleyball team might have more potential than their mid-season 1-5 record indicates.

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Renewing the future of energy
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On Oct. 5, TransCanada cancelled its $15.7 billion plans for the 4,000-kilometer proposed Energy East oil pipeline that would have transported oil from Alberta oil sands projects to supply refineries in the east.

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Workshops show that improv is for everyone
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Improv is a life skill, according to Riva Billows, executive director of Common Crow Improv Co.

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