Winnipeg committee greenlights $5M for Portage Place redevelopment — $15M less than requested

A Winnipeg city committee has approved $5 million in funding towards a massive redevelopment of Portage Place, but it’s $15 million less than the developers were asking for. Winnipeg’s executive policy committee passed the matter on to full council on...

Goldeyes’ future in Winnipeg on the line over new lease deal with city, says Sam Katz

The Winnipeg Goldeyes are off in North Dakota, playing a coronavirus-shortened season out of a pair of hub cities in the United States, but the team’s future is the subject of much debate here at home. Goldeyes owner and former...

Winnipeg fire crews douse flames in two fires in 12 hours

Winnipeg firefighters battled two residential blazes in just under 12 hours Saturday night and Sunday morning. No one was killed but one person was taken to hospital. Just before 9 p.m. Saturday, fire crews raced to the scene of a...

Municipal policy expert points to developer power following Winnipeg impact fee court decision

Winnipeg’s mayor is fighting an uphill battle in an attempt to create a bigger gap between city hall and real estate developers, a municipal politics and policy expert said, following a high-profile court decision this week that quashed the city’s...

Winnipeg mayor pleased with some legal precedents despite court order to refund $30M in impact fees

Despite a legal decision that saw the city ordered to refund more than $30 million collected through impact fees from homebuyers and developers in Winnipeg’s expanding suburbs, Mayor Brian Bowman says he’s pleased about legal precedents set by the court....

City of Winnipeg loses court battle over impact fees, ordered to pay back millions

The City of Winnipeg has lost a key court battle over impact fees, and the ruling leaves the city on the hook to repay millions of dollars collected over the last few years.In a decision Wednesday, a Manitoba Court of...

Coronavirus: City of Winnipeg resumes libraries services, recalls nearly 195 temporarily laid off staff

Assistant chief of emergency management of the City of Winnipeg Jay Shaw announced on Tuesday that the city is restoring its libraries’ services in late July/early August and recalling approximately 195 community service staff who were temporarily laid off due...

No new Manitoba coronavirus cases Tuesday, City of Winnipeg recalling some employees

This story will be updated when the press conference begins and throughout the conference as it runs.Manitoba has gone seven-straight days with no reported cases of COVID-19.The news comes Tuesday as the City of Winnipeg announced it would be recalling...

Uber launches service in Winnipeg

A major player in the ridesharing industry is hitting Winnipeg streets Tuesday morning.U.S.-based Uber is finally launching its service for Winnipeg passengers at City Hall at 11 a.m.Uber was engaged in a long negotiation process with Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI),...
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