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Traditional First Nations story of 3 sisters at heart of student garden at Sisler High School

The Indigenous story of the three sisters is at the heart of student-led garden at Sisler High School in Winnipeg. In a new short film, Indigenous graduation coach Julie Delorme teaches students about collaboration and connection to the land.
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Being non-binary is my act of resistance, Winnipeg artist says

To mark Pride month, Winnipeg artist Azka brought together nine transgender and gender non-conforming people for a portrait project. The subjects joined the artist to discuss gender and how people and spaces can be more inclusive.
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'I woke up at 3 a.m. to gunshots': Safe and affordable housing hard to find, renter says

Unsafe Spaces is a new CBC Manitoba Creator Network video series by filmmaker Sidney Phommarath. In Part 2, we meet health-care worker Hayley Toews, 25, who says affordable safe housing is hard to find in Winnipeg, particularly for women.
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Gen-Zer says living with parents was once a choice — now it's a necessity

Wasif Haseeb is facing high rents and diminishing hopes of home ownership. While living with parents was once a cultural and financial choice, the 28 year-old says staying in the nest longer is now a necessity for his generation.
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'I've faced a lot of discrimination': Being queer and Black has shut doors, renter says

Unsafe Spaces is a new CBC Manitoba Creator Network video series by filmmaker Sidney Phommarath. In Part 1, we meet Tamika Krush, a queer Black femme who has been a target of housing discrimination, they say.
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Young Winnipeggers create hope in a time of climate chaos

Coming of age in the midst of the climate crisis is overwhelming, but young people across the country are rising to the challenge. In the short film and essay The Dream House, Laura Cameron shines a spotlight on the city's gen Z and millennial activists.
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3 roommates, 2 cats, no privacy: A gen Zer's affordable housing solution

Winnipegger Samantha Don is never alone. She lives with three roommates in a house, because that's what they can afford as gen Zers in a tight housing and rental market.
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From 40K in debt to condo owner: Advice from a Winnipeg millennial who dug themself out

As a multi-job worker and millennial, Maribeth Tabanera dug themself out of debt to become a condo owner. Tabanera shares their tips to avoiding major debt and the stress that comes along with it. Their film is part of Unlocked; Housing stories by young Canadians, a national storytelling series by CBC's Creator Network.
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How 2 Winnipeg boutique owners are working to make a safe space for all shoppers

In a short film by Tyler Funk and Carmen Ponto, the owners of Winnipeg's Vantage Vintage explain the importance of creating safe spaces for everyone to browse and buy clothes, including non-binary and BIPOC shoppers.
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Newcomer brothers reveal why they don't use their Vietnamese names in Canada in new film

In a new short film, two brothers from Vietnam explain why they changed their first names before they immigrated to Canada as teens — a decision that was a surprise to their parents.
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Painful teen experience of being outed inspires Winnipegger to spread message of self-love

In the last part of a four-part video series exploring identity with several Filipinos living in Winnipeg, Filipino-Winnipegger Dave encourages other people to lean into the discomfort and pain they feel when discovering their true selves.
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'All my work is about this community': Artist draws inspiration from Sikh-Punjabi diaspora

Winnipeg artist Gurpreet Sehra is the subject of a new short film about her work as part of Our Culture, Our Art, a four-part video series by filmmaker Mandeep Sodhi profiling South Asian artists in Manitoba.
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How a father's bedtime stories set Winnipeg sisters on their path as filmmakers

Winnipeg filmmakers Nilufer and Saira Rahman, whose love of story was sparked by their late father, are the subject of a new short film about their work as part of Our Culture, Our Art, a four-part video series profiling South Asian artists in Manitoba.
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'I'm a glass-blower': How a hitchhiker and a fib paved the road to a life in art

Winnipeg artist Seema Goel, who works with everything from glass, ceramics and sculpture to circuitry is the subject of a new short film about her work as part of Our Culture, Our Art, a four-part video series profiling South Asian artists in Manitoba.
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Art is vital in uncertain times, says Winnipeg artist Azka Ahmed

Winnipeg spoken word poet Azka Ahmed is the subject of a new short film about their work, as part of Our Culture, Our Art, a four-part video series profiling South Asian artists in Manitoba.
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Cultural expression or stereotyping? Winnipeg filmmaker confronts the stereotypes featured in his own work

In his short film and essay, South Asian Canadian filmmaker Wasif Haseeb looks for the middle ground where art and his own cultural identity can exist in harmony.
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Go climb a tree: Forest School teaches kids how to safely engage in 'risky' play

The final part of this three-part video series on outdoor skills, which has also looked at how to build a campfire and how to make a stick fort, offers tips on how to safely climb a tree.
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Make a stick fort: Forest School teaches kids to be confident playing outdoors

In Part 2 of this three-part outdoor skills series, teach kids how to make a stick fort in the woods. Previously: How to build a campfire with kids. Next: How to climb trees.
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Make a campfire with kids: Forest School teaches kids to respect the flames

In Part 1 of this three-part outdoor skills series, learn how to teach kids fire safety and how to build a fire outdoors. In the coming week, watch for videos on how to build a stick fort and how to climb a tree.
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Spoon theory: How a cutlery metaphor can help explain the energy it takes to live with disabilities

"Using spoons to visualize our energy output helps non-disabled people begin to grasp what we are going through," writes John Loeppky. "It also demonstrates that a lack of spoons is not a moral failing."
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Final winners revealed in CBC Manitoba's #sketchcbc 2021 contest

We asked and you delivered doodles, drawings, portraits and 10-second sketches for our month-long Inktober-inspired contest. Here are our final four winners.
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Stuck in the middle: Filipina-Canadian actress explores sense of displacement after coming to Canada

Filipina-Canadian actress Hera Nalam, co-star of Winnipeg-made film I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight, writes about her feelings as a newcomer teen and her challenges as an adult navigating the arts being BIPOC.
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Sketching your hearts out

From grade-school kids to art teachers, and cartoonists to professional portraitists, Manitoba artists of all stripes are entering #sketchcbc, a month-long contest celebrating the art of drawing. And there's still time to enter.
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Opening night brings community together at South Asian art gallery and CBC newsroom pop-up

CBC Manitoba's South Asian pop-up news bureau and art collective in Garden City Shopping Centre is a collaboration between the community and CBC. The space is a working satellite news bureau and a pop-up art gallery featuring local artists.
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We asked for your #sketchcbc drawings and did you ever deliver

Manitoba artists submit their pen and ink drawings, doodles, portraits, cartoons, and character sketches for an Inktober-inspired event #sketchcbc and #sketchcbcmb.

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