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U of M Appoints Directors to Oversee Southwood Lands Development

U of M Appoints Directors to Oversee Southwood Lands Development

University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

The University of Manitoba has appointed a group of directors to oversee the development of the Southwood Lands, a former golf course adjacent to the Fort Garry campus.

The board of UM Properties GP Inc. will be chaired by Bob Silver, president and co-owner of Western Glove Works.

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Winnipeg Flies Plan to Relocate Heliport to Make Way for Bus Rapid Transit

Winnipeg Flies Plan to Relocate Heliport to Make Way for Bus Rapid Transit

Ken Nawolsky
Ken Nawolsky, superintendent of insect control, at the City of Winnipeg’s heliport on Grey Street, Monday, May 1, 2017. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — The city is mulling over the idea of relocating its heliport, used by the Insect Control Branch, to make way for the future expansion of bus rapid transit, ChrisD.ca has learned.

The heliport on Grey Street currently serves as the launching pad for the City of Winnipeg‘s airborne mosquito larviciding operations. Winnipeg police and STARS air ambulance also occasionally use the site.

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Donation to Ka Ni Kanichihk Helps Move Goal to Expand Daycare

Donation to Ka Ni Kanichihk Helps Move Goal to Expand Daycare

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Sharon Parenteau, Ka Ni Kanichihk council co-chair, Mary Jane Loustel, Ka Ni Kanichihk council treasurer, Jodi Carradice, senior vice-president and chief human resources officer, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance, and Leslie Spillett, Ka Ni Kanichihk executive director, during a donation presentation on Monday, April 16, 2018. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A community organization that provides culturally safe programs and services to Winnipeg’s Indigenous community has received a $50,000 contribution towards its capital expansion project.

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company donated $50,000 on Monday towards Ka Ni Kanichihk‘s $5 million goal to triple the size of its daycare centre from 16 to 46 spaces.

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Richardson Innovation Centre to Fuel Agri-Food Research

Richardson Innovation Centre to Fuel Agri-Food Research

Richardson Innovation Centre
The Richardson Innovation Centre will be located on a parcel of land currently occupied by surface parking lots at the corner of Westbrook Street and Lombard Avenue. (HANDOUT)
Richardson Innovation Centre
The Richardson Innovation Centre is expected to be completed by spring 2020. (HANDOUT)

A $30 million, four-storey building in Winnipeg’s downtown will fuel agri-food research and product development.

Richardson International is funding the project to complement the company’s food and ingredients division.

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HGTV House-Flippers to Appear at Winnipeg Home + Garden Show

HGTV House-Flippers to Appear at Winnipeg Home + Garden Show

Masters of Flip - Winnipeg Home + Garden Show
Kortney and Dave Wilson from HGTV’s ‘Masters of Flip’ will appear at this year’s Winnipeg Home + Garden Show. (HANDOUT)

If spring has you itching to tackle that new home renovation project, the Winnipeg Home + Garden Show should be a stop on your Mike Holmes-inspired journey.

More than 200 professional contractors and renovation experts will pack the RBC Convention Centre April 5-8 for the 44th annual show.

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Manitoba’s First Highway Roundabout Aims at Ramping Up Safety

Manitoba’s First Highway Roundabout Aims at Ramping Up Safety

Perimeter Highway Roundabout
The proposed roundabout on the Perimeter Highway at Highways 2 & 3. (PROVINCE OF MANITOBA)

WINNIPEG — The first roundabout of its kind on a Manitoba highway is said to help better manage traffic flow, reduce collisions and improve driver safety.

The infrastructure announcement made Thursday will target the intersection of Highway 2 and 3, south of Oak Bluff.

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