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Food from a different angle
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What comes to mind when you think of food?

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Perogies are a portal
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For folks growing up in diasporic communities, food can be as important as language.

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International health-care plans at the University of Winnipeg
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According to the Bureau of International Education, Canada’s global image as a tolerant and non-discriminatory country is what makes it a top destination among foreign students looking to make it their new home. But today, as international students face increasing obstacles and burdens for the duration of their study, Canada’s image is not looking as […]

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Many nations under Brian
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Winnipeg is an international city. From the many ancestral nations of Indigenous Winnipeggers, to the many far-flung countries of origin for settlers, Winnipeg is a meeting place for people from across the globe.

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Artistic abode
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“I just know that I love the arts.”

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CRITIPEG: Poetry book is heavy reading
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Romans/Snowmare, Cam Scott, 104 pages, ARP Books, September 2019

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Carbon-negative consumption
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Cultural awareness surrounding food security and its relation to climate is growing, and some Manitoba farmers are choosing to make use of agricultural methods that provide an actively positive impact on their land and animals, instead of just maintaining the status quo.

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‘The status quo is not good enough’
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Working among Racial Difference on Colonized Land: Strengthening Cultural Competency in our Organizations takes place on Nov. 13 and 14 at United Way Winnipeg. 

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This is who dreams are made for
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Lizzie McGuire, the beloved 2000s TV show, is back in business. 

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Anger, complacency, Chastity
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Ontario-based alt-rock band Chastity performs at the Good Will Social Club on Nov. 5. Its leader, Brandon Williams, who is from Whitby, Ont., says the concert will be comprehensive and include much of his past work.

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Learning to coexist with coyotes and beat the beetles
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Not everyone is aware of all the plants, insects and non-human animals that reside in Winnipeg, which is part of why Sustainable Development Manitoba will run several public awareness sessions about coyotes in Winnipeg in the upcoming weeks.

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Social games for social good
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On Nov. 2, two fundraisers for children’s charities will happen with very different types of activities at their centres: Lee-Ann’s 5th Annual Pool Tournament to benefit Snowflake Place children’s advocacy centre and the Extra-Life Charity Marathon (a worldwide gaming marathon fundraiser for local children’s charities), in which Ctrl V Virtual Reality (VR) will take part.

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Canadians elect Liberal minority government
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On Oct. 21, Canadians elected a Liberal minority government, giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a second term. His new cabinet will be unveiled on Nov. 20.

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Dr. Samir Gandesha to give public lectures
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Dr. Samir Gandesha, director of the Institute for Humanities at Simon Fraser University, will give three public lectures at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) next week.

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PROFile: Phil Baker
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Phil Baker is an instructor for the Access Education programs at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). This is his 50th year as an educator.

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The ivory tower, the vast and the aimless
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Economic factors are significantly impacting the lives of post-secondary graduates in Canada.

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An (incomplete) queer history: Winnipeg drag
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While RuPaul’s Drag Race sits at the forefront of drag representation in popular culture, there’s much more to the art form than simply female impersonation. Behind every drag performer, there are local histories spanning many decades.

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Cast another vote. No, another one
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Another month, another election gone by. 

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Organized chaos
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“It’s a strange origin story, but I guess it’s mine.”

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CRITIPEG: Acknowledging the past and moving forward
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The Third Colour, which had its world premiere at the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) on Oct. 2, addresses the history of Indigenous people, looking at the divide between pessimism and optimism in the struggle for justice and reconciliation.

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Reel stories
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The University of Winnipeg Film Festival is underway. From Oct. 23 to 25, the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film will host Manitoba’s only student film festival, with screenings by students from the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and across Canada, as well as moderated discussions with local film professionals.

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What’s your cup of tea?
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For many communities, tea is much more than a simple drink. It is an opportunity to relax, spend time with family and loved ones and to converse and share ideas.

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Raina’s got guts
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Graphic novels are having their moment. From David A. Robertson’s 7 Generations series to Raina Telgemeier’s memoirs, graphic novels are opening up new conversations for kids and adults, presented in new and interesting ways.

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Celebrating Indigenous art and communications
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While the words “communication conference” might conjure images of businesspeople fine-tuning their marketing strategies, that is not at all what the Smoke Signals Indigenous Communication Conference is about.

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Record swap gets heavy
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Olivia Norquay and Mike Requeima, organizers of Tiny and Mean's Heavy Metal Flea Market, at the Good Will Social Club.

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UWSA byelection upcoming
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From Monday, Oct. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 30, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will have the chance to vote in the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) byelection.

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The India Centre: an ’outward voice‘
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The fifth annual India Centre Awards Dinner is on Friday, Oct. 25 at Canad Inns Polo Park. This dinner is one of the many activities that the India Centre organizes throughout the year.

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PROFile: Joan Grace
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Joan Grace is a political science professor at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). Her love for politics, governance and public policy comes from early interactions she had with her parents.

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The rise of the post-MeToo “comeback”
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Earlier this month, Rumor’s Restaurant and Comedy Club announced plans to book American comedian and actor Louis C.K.

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Perceptions of diversity in Winnipeg
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Winnipeg is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. It is home to people from different origins, religions and ethnicities, who speak different languages and follow different traditions. 

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Haunted when the minutes drag
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Every October, as Halloween approaches, Winnipeggers are reminded of the city’s many supposedly haunted buildings. 

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Whose House? Marie Anne Grant’s House!
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For dancer and actor Maria Anne Grant, performing has always taken a central role in her life.

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CRITIPEG: RMTC’s new season opens with a Bang
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Bang Bang by Kat Sandler opens up the 2019-20 season at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre at the Tom Hendry Warehouse, which is in its 50th season.

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The festival of lights
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Derived from the Sanskrit word dīpāvali meaning “row of lights,” Diwali is a five-day spiritual event that begins on Oct. 25. The event’s pre-celebration on Oct. 11 at the Punjab Cultural Centre promises to be culturally encapsulating.

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Writing in a reverie
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Canada has a brand new arts and literature publication. Winnipeg-based Reverie Review features painting, fashion, writing and more. 

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Music, with words in mind
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In Winnipeg’s growing art scene, artists must distinguish themselves from the status quo to excel in the music industry. The Winnipeg Music Project (WMP) radio show provides artists with the help and connections needed to achieve greater musical success.

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The end of farmers’ market season
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The availability of fresh, local produce during the summer months is one of Winnipeg’s greatest assets. 

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What haunts your local haunt?
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What do the Masonic Temple, St. Andrews on the Red Anglican Church, the Fire Fighters Museum and the Burton Cummings Theatre all have in common? According to some, they are all hot spots for paranormal activity.

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