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Winnipeg ‘Instagram-land’ backs up BIPOC makers, inspiring free online workshops

By | August 14, 2020

“To me personally, it was an acknowledgement in my privilege,” said Miriam Delos Santos, the entrepreneur and maker behind the Winnipeg label Hello Darling.  In June, the artist turned over the reins of her popular Instagram account to lift up the talents of local Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) artists and makers in Manitoba. “I’m really… Read More »

A year on pause: A Neepawa grad reflects on her year for CBC Manitoba’s virtual yearbook

By | July 9, 2020

CBC Manitoba collaborated with high school students across the province to find out what it’s like to graduate during a pandemic for a “virtual yearbook” for the class of 2020. Alex Hartle, a Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute student, reflects on her experience. This pandemic hasn’t been easy on anybody. We are all stuck inside, unable to work, and anxious about… Read More »

‘The world is a crazy place’: A class of 2020 poet reflects on the year for CBC Manitoba’s virtual yearbook

By | July 9, 2020

CBC Manitoba collaborated with high school students across the province to find out what it’s like to graduate during a pandemic for a “virtual yearbook” for the class of 2020. Jace Crozier, a high school slam poet from The Pas, rhymes about the experience. We were challenged to come up with lyrics or a slam poem about things that… Read More »

The Pandemic Student Diaries: Manitoba high school students reflect on a school year cut short

By | May 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life as we know it. Students are no exception. On March 31, Manitoba’s minister of education announced an indefinite postponement for in-person classes for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. For some, this change has meant the cancellation of provincial sports championships and exams, or class trips postponed. For others, it has… Read More »