Toronto development company interested in Portage Place purchase, will invest $300 million

A development company from Toronto has offered to purchase Portage Place Shopping Mall and turn it into student housing and a commercial redevelopment.Officials confirmed Friday Starlight Investments is interested in buying the beleagured downtown shopping mall and will invest $300...

Downtown BIZ prepping for playoffs

April 8 2019 7:07pm Crews are out in force, sweeping up the winter mess uncovered by melting snow, in preparation for the Winnipeg Whiteout street parties. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object"...

Man with ‘suspicious item’ arrested downtown Friday, say Winnipeg police

Winnipeg police arrested a man Friday near the intersection of Arthur Street and Notre Dame Avenue.Police Cst. Tammy Skrabek said they received a report at around 1:30 p.m. of “a pedestrian armed with what looked like a handgun.”Skrabek said the...

Officer escapes attack outside Winnipeg police headquarters

March 19 2019 12:11pm Global’s Amber McGuckin provides details on how a police officer escaped an attack outside Winnipeg police headquarters. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp =...

Man arrested for assaulting women, Transit staff at downtown bus shelter

A Winnipeg man is behind bars after he was observed assaulting four people in a downtown bus shelter, say police.Glen Roger Asselin, 56, faces charges of uttering threats, possessing a weapon, and four counts of assault after the Wednesday night...

Broken lift at 201 Portage Avenue repaired

Repairs have been made to the accessibility lift under 201 Portage Avenue.Technicians were working on the elevator connecting the building to the underground concourse downtown on Wednesday morning. Technicians work on the broken wheelchair lift in the underground corridor at...

The Forks closer to placing final piece in redevelopment puzzle

The piece of land known as Parcel 4 at The Forks, has been a divided parking lot for decades, but drivers could be looking for a new place to park later this year.The City of Winnipeg is in the process...

Meth, crack, guns, cash seized during downtown Winnipeg traffic stop

Winnipeg police laid dozens of drug and weapons charges on the occupants of a car travelling on Main Street early Wednesday morning.Police said the driver switched places with a passenger before a traffic stop at 12:45 a.m. Three men and...

Winnipeg police kept busy with extra-violent weekend

Winnipeg police had their hands full the weekend of Oct. 27-28.A series of violent, weapons-related incidents – none of which were related – were a significant draw on resources, said police.READ MORE: Eight men on Winnipeg police most wanted listRobberiesSaturday...

Portage Place meet-up ends in teen assault, armed robbery

Winnipeg police have arrested two teenagers in connection with an armed robbery Monday afternoon in the Portage Avenue and Vaughn Street area.The victim, a 16-year-old, said he met the suspects, who he didn’t know, in a nearby shopping centre.READ MORE:...
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