Editorial

On hold for better service

Most people I know do not particularly like making phone calls. For such a simple act of communication, it always seems like so much can…


You’ll thank me later

Dear Mr. Mayor, First let me congratulate you on winning a third term in office as Winnipeg’s mayor. You overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles, such as…


Contempt for copper

I hate the penny. I hate the way it clutters up the change pocket in my wallet, dozens of little copper coins taunting me while…



No shelter from this storm

Classified by meteorologists as a “weather bomb,” Lake Winnipeg’s recent storm has left a chaotic clamouring that can be heard from many sides of the…


It should get better

In response to a recent rash of LGBT*-teen suicides, Dan Savage and his partner sat down and made a video. The video setup was simple,…


To whom can a girl turn

Like every young, super-fabulous lady in our city, I like certain things: shopping ‘til I drop, celebs, Apple-berry-tinis™, and the glossy women’s magazines they sell…



Ah . . . alcohol

Ah . . . alcohol. The wondrous and all mighty social lubricant available at hundreds of inebriation stations in a town near you. Whether your…


Friends helping friends

Friends are a valuable resource and a lot of fun. Without them, who would help you renovate your kitchen? Who would be there to look…