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Closet Space launches first popup shop for gender diverse Winnipeggers

By | September 22, 2019

For several weeks, Avery Quinn and her partner Suzanne Reesor have been collecting donated clothes to sell at their first popup market, catering to those who don’t feel comfortable shopping at traditional stores. On Saturday, the duo who run a small business called Closet Space, packed a downtown coffee shop with colourful, fashionable and gender-affirming clothes. Closet Space aims to help… Read More »

Hundreds gather to celebrate Winnipeg teen killed in bus crash on university field trip

By | September 22, 2019

Hundreds of people gathered to remember and celebrate Emma Machado in Winnipeg Sunday. The 18-year-old was killed in a bus crash during a field trip with the University of Victoria earlier this month. The crash happened on a remote logging road on Vancouver Island. The University said it has launched a review around the circumstances surrounding the crash.… Read More »

Police investigate 29th homicide after woman’s body found

By | September 22, 2019

Winnipeg police are investigating the city’s 29th homicide of 2019, after a woman’s body was found inside a downtown home on Saturday. Officers were called to the residence on Balmoral Street, between Sargent and Cumberland Avenues, at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday for reports of an injured woman. Police found her body when they arrived and are treating the… Read More »

Scheer promises to create reliable veterans’ pension system, clear assistance backlog

By | September 22, 2019

OTTAWA – Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced new measures Sunday to support Canadian veterans, making him the first party leader since the federal election campaign was called to specifically address former military members. Speaking in Canoe Cove, P.E.I., Scheer said he would clear the backlog of benefit applications for veterans within two years, which he said had been… Read More »

Despite Trudeau doing brownface, Singh hasn’t ruled out working with Liberals in minority scenario

By | September 22, 2019

OTTAWA – Days after images and video came to light of Justin Trudeau doing brownface and blackface, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has not ruled out the potential to work with the Liberals in a minority government scenario. In an interview on CTV’s Question Period, Singh was asked whether the three separate instances of behaviour that Trudeau himself has… Read More »

Self-promotion vs. self-reflection: How can we use social media better?

By | September 22, 2019

I recently joined Instagram. I’d debated this for years.  Many say it builds their business. It invites visual attention from potential customers. The folks who suggested it to me told me that it was a positive business step that I couldn’t afford to skip.  Others said they feel pressured by the constant reminders of others’ “perfect” lives. They saw… Read More »