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Young Purist

Steven is performing in a local production of Oliver Twist. Not yet out of high school, he has his sights set on completing a degree in Literature. 138 more words


Review: How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon

A teenage boy is gunned down in the middle of a bad neighborhood. Was he a gang member? Was he armed? Why was the shooter, who happens to be white, released without being charged? 291 more words

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I can’t apologize for the hand that I’ve been dealt
I can’t deny my inborn propensity to turn toward hell
I lived my youth in the suburbs and even a little rural… 404 more words


Grassroots women's mayoral forum sheds light on key issues

By Mareike Brunelli

On October 8th, over 60 women gathered at the Circle of Life Thunderbird House on Treaty One territory to share their views on municipal issues and address mayoral candidates. 848 more words



Nestled on the foothills of Mt Coot-tha, Bardon is a quiet and family friendly suburb with all of the sought after cafés and restaurants in close proximity. 145 more words


Gentrification: a downside

“I hate crummy old inner-city blocks getting all revitalised with swish little stores catering to queers and stoned interracial couples.”

John Updike Rabbit is Rich


Fixing our Divided City: Lessons from Youth and Elders

By Shauna MacKinnon

The Winnipeg Free Press headline “A City Divided” (Oct 7, 2014) and the revelation that “75 percent of Winnipeggers believe the division between the aboriginal and non- aboriginal communities is a serious issue” doesn’t come as a surprise to those of us working in the inner-city, and it certainly won’t surprise Aboriginal people.  956 more words