This, our last regular-ish paper of the year, is somewhat unconventional.
Will Garrioch would love to see more growth on the Winnipeg drag scene so artists could start making some money.
Perhaps it’s time for Manitoba to start celebrating its status as a publishing hotspot.
Popular folk and pop group The Head and the Heart will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on May 31 – a show that will attract many fans – but in the meantime, there are plenty of local acts for music lovers to enjoy.
For the Urban Issue, The Uniter is reviewing facets of Winnipeg itself.
Winnipeg is home to many murals that tell the city’s tale. Artistic renderings of historical events can be found throughout the city, but as artists become inspired by other styles, they, and their murals, may be moving in a new direction.
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. Throughout those years, the institution has developed an identity that experts say is still evolving.
When it comes to Winnipeg’s urban environment, there are untapped resources peppered all throughout our city.
Daniel Crump is a storyteller with a passion for documenting the world using the medium of photography.
Callie Morris began taking photos at age 12, during a trip to Japan with her dad.
“So how’s Winnipeg?” is the question my friends back in Calgary keep asking me. I moved from there to here five months ago, in November, which is widely regarded as a curious move from both Calgarians and Winnipeggers alike. I always skirt around the question, mainly because it’s a pretty complex answer I’m still figuring […]
When searching the words “Winnipeg is” on Google, the first three phrases to appear were “a dump,” “a death sentence” and “frozen.” The fourth phrase, however, was “a great city.”
Punchie is a one panel comic series that explores different worlds and characters. Hearts that rumble with faces from the fringes. Issue 1: In droid city, the resistance tags in red.
Meredith Graves is coming to Winnipeg to talk about feminism and capitalism, but also to make sure we’re doing alright up here.
We’re hiring another position for the fall – and perhaps some of you are wondering, “Why does The Uniter hire so often? Is there some nasty secret here in the basement of the Bulman Centre that drives aspiring writers and journalists away?”
In the modern era, kinbaku is no longer used to bind one’s enemies. Rather, it has been popularized as a form of sexual bondage or BDSM (an umbrella term that refers to bondage/discipline, domination/submission, and sadism/masochism) often referred to as shibari, which means “to decoratively tie.”
It’s instantly clear when walking into Malaikah Rang’inya’s home that she has a passion for décor.
Alexa Dirks, the soulfully self-conscious singer at the heart of Begonia, is following up her sold-out March 3 EP release by writing music for her first full-length album.
After hitting the top 20 on contemporary hit radio stations, Winnipeg’s Panicland is sharing the spotlight.
When choosing to participate in a fun run, there might be more to consider than which one has the catchiest name.
Going out to eat can be a complicated experience for those with dietary restrictions. How does Winnipeg’s restaurant culture fare when it comes to accommodating allergies and alternative lifestyles?
James Mercer and company are back after a five-year hiatus with an album that triumphantly returns to their indie-pop primed, psych-folk spangled, surf-tinged rock.
Iconic indie film pioneer Jim Jarmusch’s newest feature, Paterson, showcases the director at his best.
When seeking out reform or review of public policy, the answer is sometimes found in between the community that calls for reform and the government that executes it.
For many women, homelessness doesn’t look like living on the streets. Their struggles are hidden and harder to document.
As the school year wraps up, many high-achieving University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will likely receive a surprise letter from the Golden Key International Honour Society. The letter offers lifetime honour society membership to the top-scoring 15 per cent of the student body for a one-time fee.
The unofficial results of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) election show one of the biggest voter turnouts in recent years at 13.8 per cent.
The University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Barry Pomeroy manages to be a prolific writer, world traveller and a favourite instructor in the English department, but he will tell you he’s not really a “busy guy.”
Gender is fluid, and not some clear-cut Venus versus Mars binary, but many issues tend to disadvantage those who present as women. So the distinction is important, and, as a general rule, women feel men can be better allies in the work of ending gender-based inequities and violence.
Both the Winnipeg city council and the Manitoba provincial government announced budget cuts that will see 2017 public services scaled back, as well as hiring and wage freezes for those employed by both levels of government.
Assassins, intrigue, an overweight cat with psychic abilities — just a standard weekday for an infamous space drifter like TOBA. He has exes all over this end of the galaxy, and the police are after his trans-dimensional kush, but if he can keep his head down and his medicine ablaze, he may decide the fate […]
Certain story topics may seem frivolous or unserious at first glance. But our job at The Uniter is to look beyond the superficial and to inform readers about the deeper meaning and wider impacts of the stories we tell, while also enjoying the work we put into telling them.
Many dive into the animal rescue community in Manitoba expecting it to be filled with big-hearted people, then find the humans involved are not treated well at all.
Kristen Andrews and Dwayne Dueck have lived in various collective housing arrangements since moving to Winnipeg from Morden, Man. in 1988.
It can be difficult to know how to dress for transitional weather, but a few stylish locals have ideas for surviving nature’s mood swings.
Pour ceux qui apprécie le cinéma, an interesting festival is returning to Winnipeg.
Though spas have historically been looked upon as places where women are pampered, men are now also reaping their health benefits.
When it comes to events, Winnipeg is home to many beautiful spaces, and some locals are finding innovative ways to showcase them.
In March of 2016, artists Elvira Finnigan and Lisa Wood transformed the University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 into a temporary dining hall.
Brotherly rock trio Ferraro came onto the scene with an authentic sound that reminds listeners of what makes music from the era of five-cent bottles of Coca-Cola worth loving.