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True North Square Reaches Construction Milestone

True North Square Reaches Construction Milestone

WINNIPEG — The developers of True North Square are marking a construction milestone as the downtown Winnipeg building reaches new heights.

True North Sports + Entertainment says 242 Hargrave Street has “topped off,” meaning the mixed-use retail and office tower has reached its top level.

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All-Weather Road Connecting Two Manitoba First Nations to Provincial Highways Completed

All-Weather Road Connecting Two Manitoba First Nations to Provincial Highways Completed

By The Canadian Press

Berens River
Crews work on an all-weather road connecting Berens River, Manitoba with the Bloodvein First Nation. (JARROD BOSCOW PHOTO)

BERENS RIVER, Man. – An all-weather road linking two Manitoba First Nations and the provincial highway network is now complete.

The 70-kilometre road connects Berens River with the Bloodvein First Nation and includes three bridges.

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Portion of Southbound Tache Avenue Closed Beginning Today

Portion of Southbound Tache Avenue Closed Beginning Today

Tache Promenade Project
The Tache Promenade project will see riverbank stabilization work take place over the winter. (CITY OF WINNIPEG)

From today until March 15, 2018, southbound Tache Avenue between Provencher Boulevard and Despins Street will be closed for river stabilization work.

The Tache Promenade project will allow for the northbound lane on Tache Avenue to remain open. Pedestrian access will be maintained on the east sidewalk. Additional lane closures will be required in the summer of 2018 for sidewalk widening and pedestrian belvedere construction.

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Major Addition Slated for Miles Macdonell Collegiate

Major Addition Slated for Miles Macdonell Collegiate

Classroom
(Empty classroom image via Shutterstock)

WINNIPEG — Six new classrooms and a gymnasium are planned for Miles Macdonell Collegiate after the province announced a major investment in the French immersion high school on Friday.

The school’s existing gym will be renovated into four new classrooms, while a 13,000-sq.-ft. gym addition will replace it.

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New Book Honours Winnipeg’s Architectural Landmarks

New Book Honours Winnipeg’s Architectural Landmarks

Jeffrey Thorsteinson and Brennan Smith
Jeffrey Thorsteinson and Brennan Smith, authors of ‘Green Blankstein Russell and Associates: An Architectural Legacy.’ (HANDOUT)

A new book commissioned by the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation is honouring the architectural firm responsible for creating some of the city’s best-known landmarks.

Green Blankstein Russell (GBR) and Associates was founded in 1932 and designed some of Winnipeg’s most iconic structures, such as City Hall and the Winnipeg International Airport.

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Refugee Students Get Hands-On Construction Training

Refugee Students Get Hands-On Construction Training

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WINNIPEG — Nineteen newcomer refugee students from Red River College picked up tools on Wednesday to help Habitat for Humanity put the finishing touches on a new home for a Winnipeg family.

The students are part of RRC’s Language Training Centre’s Pathway Program to Construction Skills. The students come from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Sudan.

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Kenaston to Close Between Sterling Lyon and McGillivray This Weekend

Kenaston to Close Between Sterling Lyon and McGillivray This Weekend

Kenaston Boulevard Railway Crossing
The railway crossing on Kenaston Boulevard just north Lindenwood Drive will be repaired. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The railway crossing that forces drivers in south Winnipeg to hit their brakes and swerve is scheduled for repair.

The city will close Kenaston Boulevard between Sterling Lyon Parkway and McGillivray Boulevard on Friday, October 20 at 6 p.m. to accommodate the work.

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