Craig Adolphe

Saving the CBC

The CBC has been hobbled.
Decades of funding cuts under both the Liberal and Conservative governments and political interference through board appointments by Stephen Harper have severely hampered the national broadcaster’s ability to meet its mandate: to “provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of programming that informs, enlightens and entertains,” according to the 1991 Broadcasting Act.



Mr. Martin goes to Ottawa

On Sept. 16 the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ hosted an election forum featuring candidates in the Winnipeg Centre riding. The forum garnered attention in the media…



Harper’s war on news media

Canada’s 42nd general election campaign is now well under way and the media is in full campaign coverage mode, although for one party that might not mean much.


The sound of campus radio

Any undergraduate or graduate students interested in student and community media should be happy to know that the Manitoban is not alone on campus. For…


UMSU unveils Frosh Fest lineup

As a new school year approaches, the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is preparing to host their third annual Frost Fest Music Festival this…


Cape Breton University Students’ Union loses court case

The Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) is considering declaring bankruptcy a month after a court ruling which found them responsible for damages and court costs to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) amounting to roughly $400,000.


Manitoba students elect 2015-16 executive

The Canadian Federation of Students-Manitoba (CFS-MB) recently hosted their annual general meeting (AGM) at the Université de St-Boniface, with a large delegation of University of…