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Chimerica launches at MTC

Chimerica, by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood, opened on the John Hirsch Mainstage of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC) Feb. 26 and will run to…


The smog

“What do you want?” Ian looked at me, as direct as his question. I didn’t know him at all. I came with Justus, whom I…


It’s official!

China has received approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) for a live attenuated vaccine against Japanese encephalitis (JE), a viral brain infection transferred by…




International briefs

Italian prime minister resigns Italians celebrated the resignation of Silvio Berlusconi outside Rome’s presidential palace on Nov.12, as the prime minister officially stepped down, ending…


Old enemies, new friends

China and Russia have sent a shockwave through the financial world, as they announced that they would no longer use the American dollar when trading…


An issue of consent

Think before going to BODIES…The Exhibition. BODIES is not to be confused with BodyWorlds, a competing exhibition that has full consent from the individuals being…


Petaflops! Terabytes!

The abundance of decorations, promotions and candy seemed to indicate that there was a celebration or festival going on in the last week of October….


Economies Gone Wild

Let’s take a look at the economy in a few other parts of the world and their effect in North America. In the first week…