The Afghanistan Project

Dubstep Dispute from Fluxel Media on Vimeo. Intel movie trailer INTEL is a short movie and TV pilot stars actress Ali Tataryn as Allison Thomas, a woman who leaves her job as a dental hygienist to join the Canadian Forces Intelligence Branch. It was filmed using uniforms borrowed from 17 Wing Winnipeg and airs on CBC’s Short Shots…

Canada Day morphs into National Stop Harper Day

Bill C-38, the federal government’s omnibus bill that passed June 14, continues to generate controversy and opposition across Canada. In Winnipeg, opposition has been particularly lively in past weeks. Canada Day saw demonstrations in Winnipeg and 11 other Canadian centres. In Winnipeg, citizens held a Funeral for Canada in the Osborne Village neighbourhood, a display…

Five local bands to watch in 2012

1. Cannon Bros. Fresh from the Manitoba showcase at SXSW, Alannah Walker and Cole Woods are making a name for their band Cannon Bros. north and south of the border. The power-pop duo and their incredibly catchy melodies channel a ’90s alternative vibe but have the polish and production value to keep their ditties sounding…

National Aboriginal Day: from the heart of the continent to right across Canada

On June 21, 2012, Canada celebrated National Aboriginal Day. The events covered all of Canada’s major cities, including Winnipeg. On June 23, 2012, Winnipeggers and guests of the city took in different activities from early morning at The Forks, historical and legendary place for First Nations of Canada.  Aboriginal People celebrated the many attributes of North…