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The Good, the Bad, and the Critic

This Ain’t No Mouse Music! (2013) is an intriguing documentary by co-directors Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling. Their subject is Chris Strachwitz, a now-elderly record…


Going Deep with Jodie Layne

Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI) doesn’t mean your sex life is over – true story. I know all of the scary literature and after-school…

Photo by Réjean Brandt

Never was a story of more woe

The star-crossed lovers return to Winnipeg Feb. 12-16, as the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s (RWB) production of Romeo + Juliet gets underway. Choreographed by Rudi van…

Photo provided by Keewatin Otchitchak Traditional Womens Drum Group

A Warrior approaches

It was two weeks before Halloween last year when a blockade organized by the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society was confronted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The blockade in New Brunswick was in response to shale gas exploration by SWN Resources Canada, a Houston-based firm.

Photo by Josh Peterson

Point Douglas is the Place for Love

What comes to mind when you think of Point Douglas? Perhaps you know the area is named for the 5th Earl of Selkirk, who established the Red River Colony in 1812, or that it has the lowest family income and highest unemployment of any riding in Manitoba. Some people also insist the area’s crime rate is its most notable feature.