Tax rebates for $400 million Portage Place redevelopment not unusual: urban planner

A new program from Manitoba’s provincial government is expected to help support a nearly $400-million investment in Portage Place mall by Toronto developer Starlight Investments.The program, Manitoba Works Capital Incentive, will use incremental education property tax rebates to support companies...

Man arrested after ‘unprovoked’ hammer attacks sends 2 to hospital in Winnipeg

One man is in custody and two men were rushed to hospital with severe head injuries after what police called unprovoked hammer attacks.Officials say on Saturday afternoon around 3:10 p.m., Winnipeg police were called to an assault downtown near the...

Downtown BIZ wants to help local businesses recover from financial effects of coronavirus

The Downtown BIZ wants to extend a helping hand to Winnipeg businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.Kate Fenske, CEO of the core-area business organization, told 680 CJOB the BIZ is launching a webinar Monday morning to help business owners across...

One person in hospital after downtown Winnipeg car crash

Posted March 28, 2020 12:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ One person was taken to hospital following a single-vehicle collision in downtown Winnipeg.Police say the crash happened around 7:40 a.m....

Woman dies following downtown collision involving Winnipeg transit bus

Police are looking for witnesses following a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a Winnipeg transit bus.First responders were called to Portage and Colony around 7:30 a.m. and rushed an adult woman to hospital, where she died of her injuries.Westbound...

Portage Place developers working with stakeholders to create safe, active community space

The developer behind a $400-million redevelopment project for downtown Winnipeg’s Portage Place mall released some more details about its plans for a proposed community space Thursday.Glen Hirsh, COO of Starlight Investments, told 680 CJOB the developers engaged with stakeholders to...

1 dead, 2 injured after shooting at Winnipeg hotel

Posted January 12, 2020 12:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ One man is dead and two others are recovering in hospital after a shooting at a downtown Winnipeg hotel early...

Missing woman last seen in downtown Winnipeg

Posted December 20, 2019 6:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing woman. Monique Macpherson, 29, was last seen Dec. 13...

‘Second-to-none’ food market opens at True North Square

An innovative new market at True North Square is set to open Friday afternoon, bringing locally based food, drinks and more to the heart of downtown Winnipeg.Hargrave St. Market is being described as a “food hall”, and True North Sports...

Crime Wave – Hope on the horizon

As Winnipeg continues to see a rise in nearly all crime categories, Global News’ Joe Scarpelli looks ahead to what can be done to reign in the problem. It’s a road that takes him to Minneapolis, a city that sees...
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