Tag Archives: Exchange District

A Walk through the Historic Exchange District through Photography

The warmth of the sun on a balmy sunny day seemed like the perfect time to take a Photographic Walk through Winnipeg’s Historic Exchange District. It was only just over 10 years ago that the transformation from old abandoned warehouses … Continue reading

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A Leap of Faith

Update: One factor Residents of the Exchange have been told that the only plan that will work is the 24 storey Tower. Residents want development. Residents felt that through a proper consultation process a variety of designs or proposals could have and … Continue reading

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Have We Lost our Way?

Many societies Canada included have worked and fought hard to have a country and society founded on the basic principles of Democracy. The foundational principles of our government is one where elected representatives are given the mandate to make decisions … Continue reading

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The Pumphouse

Next Monday the Standing Policy Committee on Downtown Development, Heritage and Riverbank Management will hear the appeal against the variance approved by The Director of Planning, Property and Development of the City of Winnipeg. The Director approved that a 24 … Continue reading

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The Pumphouse -Residents want a Plan?

The deadline is fast approaching to have your say on a proposed change that can impact our Historic Downtown forever. December 16th is the last day to submit your appeal To reject the height variance for 109 James Avenue, thereby … Continue reading

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James Street Pumping Station

 If after reading this post you would also like to appeal the VARIANCE APPLICATION: DAV 13-170176/B to allow the City of Winnipeg to change the Variance please contact: Andrew Poitras Senior Committee Clerk City Clerk’s Department Telephone: 204-986-6170 E-mail: apoitras@winnipeg.ca … Continue reading

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Mayor and Council Get Failing Grade

We are not the only City who has been plagued with this kind of alleged corruption, scandal and lack of vision. The political scandals that had plagued the City of Montreal, London, Ontario and now Toronto are all to common. There … Continue reading

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Changing Times

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Winnipeg: We’ve Got a Problem

With an election still one year away the evidence continues to mount that our current Mayor, Councillors and the executive policy council is dysfunctional. The most recent evidence of this dysfunction is the case of Phil Sheegl and the alleged … Continue reading

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Colour Me: Winnipeg

 Winter Blues                                                                             Golden Boy                                                                             Scrabble                                                                 Winnipeg to St. Boniface                                                                      Lazy Day by the River Photos by James W Hoddinott

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