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Pembina Trail Library Reopens After Extensive Renovation

Pembina Trail Library Reopens After Extensive Renovation

Pembina Trail Library
Pembina Trail Library (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The Pembina Trail Library in south Winnipeg welcomed back book lovers for the first time on Monday, following an extensive renovation.

The library at 2724 Pembina Highway originally closed May 5 and now includes an upgraded entrance, universally accessible washrooms, and improved shelving and collections layout.

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Celebrations Planned for True North Square Plaza Opening

Celebrations Planned for True North Square Plaza Opening

True North Square
The lobby of True North Square is shown. The multi-building downtown development will officially open on September 27. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — September 27 is the day True North Square Plaza will officially open to the public.

The mixed-use development in the heart of downtown is celebrating the opening of the first of two towers, located at 242 Hargrave Street.

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Two Companies Expanding into New CentrePort Industrial Park

Two Companies Expanding into New CentrePort Industrial Park

By Sarah Klein

Freightliner Manitoba - Canada West - CentrePort
Freightliner Manitoba (top) and Canada West Limited are planning major expansions to CentrePort Canada’s inland port. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — There’s a lot of movement happening at CentrePort Canada, with two companies planning large-scale expansions of their operations at the inland port.

Freightliner Manitoba will double the square footage of its space when it moves from Logan Avenue to a new 78,000-square-foot building on 13.5 acres in CentrePort’s Brookside Industrial Park Phase III.

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CentreVenture Calls on Developers for Affordable Housing at Market Lands

CentreVenture Calls on Developers for Affordable Housing at Market Lands

Market Lands
An aerial view of the future Market Lands development in downtown Winnipeg. (CENTREVENTURE)

WINNIPEG — The site of the former Public Safety Building is the subject of an expression of interest for new affordable housing.

CentreVenture Development Corporation is accepting EOIs from non-profit housing developers who wish to build on the future Market Lands site.

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Construction Continuing to Expand Seven Manitoba Schools

Construction Continuing to Expand Seven Manitoba Schools

Neepawa Area Collegiate
A new Grades 5 to 8 middle school addition at Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute. (HANDOUT)
La Salle School
A rendering of the 18,183-square-foot addition to La Salle School. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Construction work is continuing on seven schools across Manitoba, where the province says it will spend $129.5 million on such projects in 2018-19.

“This investment in major additions and renovations will create quality learning environments that benefit students, staff and communities,” said Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen.

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True North Square Backed by Nearly $12M in Provincial Tax Rebates

True North Square Backed by Nearly $12M in Provincial Tax Rebates

By Brian Schultz

True North Square
The lobby of True North Square is shown. The multi-building downtown development will officially open on September 27. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — True North Square is being backed by up to $11.95 million in tax increment financing by the province.

The funding will support the development of the True North Square Public Plaza and residential tower, surrounding streets, sidewalks and skywalks, as well as the residential tower at the Sutton Place Hotel and residential development.

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