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Why is Walter Palmer smiling? Does he know what he has done? One can only ask. I guess not yet.

What is a sentient being?

I simply do not understand how supposedly fine, upstanding people make personal decisions to harm or kill animals.

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Cooking up something sensational

Cooking up something sensational

Spence neighbourhood kids make and enjoy healthier options at Cooking Club, just one of the programs that build a sense of belonging and ownership among kids downtown.

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Travel the world without leaving the city at the 46th annual Folklorama Festival

Travel the world without leaving the city at the 46th annual Folklorama Festival

World’s biggest and longest running multi-cultural festival prepares for another colouful, awe inspiring festival in Winnipeg.

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Latest oil spill prompts calls to find a better way

Latest oil spill prompts calls to find a better way

As if the oil industry in Canada wasn’t under enough stress with falling world prices, the news from northern Alberta gets worse, not better.

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Province's policy of 'let it burn' fuels worsening fire situation

Province’s policy of ‘let it burn’ fuels worsening fire situation

The average fire season in western Canada has been growing steadily since 1945 and one climate activist questions government approach to combatting such disasters.

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Plight of beaten woman ignored by general public

Plight of beaten woman ignored by general public

The woman was leaning on the phone booth. She wasn’t wearing any shoes and she looked upset. I wanted to see if she was alright. As I got closer to her, I saw she was covered in blood.

Winnipeg's hidden summer gem

Winnipeg’s hidden summer gem

After three years of having its dock-to-dock bus service dry-docked because of adverse conditions, the Splash Dash Water Bus is back in service this summer.

Long time Folk Festival fan stands out in the crowd

Long time Folk Festival fan stands out in the crowd

Along with that guy with four-foot dreads, dinosaur people and bubble man, glow in the dark tutu hat lady embodies festival’s creative expression.

Nurturing confidence

Nurturing confidence

One of the most pressing challenges facing ‘M’ Program participants is finding the time to eat properly and feed their children healthy meals.

River Heights has a dirty secret

River Heights has a dirty secret

Did my neighbours commit cultural genocide? Maybe, maybe not. But they did operate a residential school here until quite recently.

The heart of a neighbourhood

The heart of a neighbourhood

The murals of Winnipeg’s West End offer a story about people, community, and cultural celebration, and what we as individuals can offer our neighbourhood.

May the F(a)rce be with you

May the F(a)rce be with you

One Man Star Wars Trilogy is hilariously funny as it shows off the immense talent and dedication of the play’s lone actor, Charles Ross.

Singing the phrases of knots

Singing the phrases of knots

The enduring and deceptive niceness of knitting is a recurring theme throughout and links it to the changing perception and roles of women.

Walking Monk's cross country treks promote friendship, peace, and joy of walking

Walking Monk’s cross country treks promote friendship, peace, and joy of walking

Bhaktimarga Swami will present a ‘Krishna Culture Festival’ at Westminster United Church with drama, music and a play tonight (Wed. July 22) at 7 p.m.