Sheldon Birnie

A better burger

Just in time for grillin’ season, a University of Manitoba master’s student is preparing to defend her research into a functional food that may improve Canada’s favourite barbequed meat: the hamburger.

Food sovereignty in Western Canada

Tabitha Martens is passionate about food, but “food” is a term that means much more to Martens than a simple Webster’s definition might suggest.

Waking up from a terrifying dream

Oct. 15 saw thousands of people across Canada — from Halifax to Victoria — take to the streets in solidarity with our American comrades occupying…

Interview with Rachelle Devine

University of Manitoba student Rachelle Devine is running for the NDP this federal election in the Kildonan-St. Paul riding of Winnipeg. “I had been thinking…

A long, cold road to justice

Fourteen leaders from Manitoba’s Sayisi Dene First Nation made headlines in Ottawa last week. The elders, along with MP Niki Ashton from Churchill and the…