City of Winnipeg

A difficult path

I will admit it before I begin: I do not cycle to university. I, like many other U of M students that live more than…

Talking transportation

In the face of persistent transportation challenges in Winnipeg, South Winnipeg-St. Norbert Coun. Janice Lukes is listening as the city’s residents sound off through a series of public consultations this winter and into the spring.

People are a product of their physical environment

Winnipeg is a city. This truth is self-evident, but was apparently not on our mayor’s mind when he declared “I have no interest in offering a platform for the types of violent and harmful views” held by members of a misogynistic group that was planning a meetup this past Saturday. Bowman was joined by the mayors of Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver in denouncing the group – fans of the anti-feminist blog Return of Kings – and declaring them unwelcome in their respective cities.

Building momentum for Shoal Lake 40’s Freedom Road

This past September, nearly 1,000 Winnipeggers gathered at the Legislative Building to participate in the Winnipeg Water Walk, an event which called for hard commitments from the local, provincial, and federal governments towards the building of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation’s “Freedom Road.” At this event, Premier Greg Selinger announced that Freedom Road would be included in the next provincial budget.

Take care of the community

There are big plans for Winnipeg’s downtown. Our urban landscape needs to be transformed. We need to elicit real change and make innovative decisions to revitalize the city’s centre. Does this sound familiar yet?