News

  • Jan 20

Building Booms in Downtown Core

After completing projects such as the Buhler Centre, the Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex and McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence as part of its Campus Development Plan, the University of Winnipeg has more in store for downtown in 2012.

 
  • Jan 11

Downtown Gets New Welcoming Banners

Winnipeg Free Press By: Staff Writer Banners are going up to mark the downtown gateways. The tri-colour, abstract banners have been raised on the Midtown/Donald Street Bridge, and Disraeli at Main Street, joining the banners first placed on Provencher Bridge …

 
  • Jan 11

New Banners Welcome People Downtown

46 new colourful banners positioned at downtown gateways now welcome people to the heart of the city. These banners will help identify the downtown’s boundaries and foster a shared sense of community pride for our downtown while creating much needed vibrancy along some of Winnipeg’s most prominent roads.

 
  • Jan 08

A Little Birdie Told Us

Tweets reveal what you really want for Winnipeg in 2012 Winnipeg Free Press By: Lindsey Wiebe David Lipnowski / Winnipeg Free Press Archives Graham Avenue, leading to the home of the Jets, the MTS Centre. Some tweeters would like to …

 
  • Jan 05

Buttheads Litter Winnipeg Streets

Winnipeg’s recent balmy weather isn’t revealing only the streets — it’s revealing all the trash underneath the snow. And most of that garbage is coming from smokers tossing their butts.

 
  • Jan 04

Expansion On A Grand Scale

It’s shaping up to be a busy year for Winnipeg’s Lakeview Management Inc., with two new hotels in the works for downtown Winnipeg and construction activity ramping up on its new luxury hotel at the airport.

 
  • Dec 19

Restaurant opening on Portage

Winnipeg’s oldest operating restaurant may be toast, but there’s already a new kid lined up to take its place.

 
  • Dec 13

Redevelopment in Works for Chinatown Property

ANOTHER group of buildings in Winnipeg’s Chinatown has a meeting with the wrecking ball, further transforming the face of the neighbourhood.

 
  • Dec 01

New Restaurant Chains Rushing to Feed Fans

The downtown sports, hospitality and entertainment district (SHED) forming around the MTS Centre is starting to catch fire, with new restaurant chains clamouring to set up shop and eateries already there reporting a surge in business tied to the Winnipeg Jets.

 
  • Nov 01

Downtown Student Housing

The African Canadian Foundation (ACF) has embarked on a new strategy in its bid to build an $18-million cultural/recreation and housing complex in downtown Winnipeg.