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Years of Repairs Needed to Historic Manitoba Legislative Building

Years of Repairs Needed to Historic Manitoba Legislative Building

By The Canadian Press

Lion Head Sculpture
A deteriorated lion head sculpture atop the Manitoba Legislative Building is part of the $150 million in repairs the province will be making to the historic building. (MANITOBA GOVERNMENT)
Scott Fielding
Manitoba Finance Minister Scott Fielding announces more than $150 million maintenance and repair to the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg Friday, March 15, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is preparing to spend $150 million to repair the province’s landmark legislative building, which was built a century ago.

Finance Minister Scott Fielding says some maintenance and repairs have been put off for too long, resulting in deteriorating mortar, flashing, masonry and more.

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HSC’s New $233M Women’s Hospital Has Delivery Date

HSC’s New $233M Women’s Hospital Has Delivery Date

Health Sciences Centre - New Women's Hospital
Health Sciences Centre’s new Women’s Hospital will open December 1, 2019. (ELLISDON)

WINNIPEG — This is one opening that took much longer than nine months to deliver.

With an original opening date slated for 2016, the new Women’s Hospital at the Health Sciences Centre will now open December 1, 2019. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the province announced the opening date Tuesday during a tour with stakeholders and media.

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Downtown Winnipeg ‘Arts District’ Residence to Have 119 Units

Downtown Winnipeg ‘Arts District’ Residence to Have 119 Units

290 Colony Street
The Arts District building at 290 Colony Street will be 130,000 square feet and house 119 units. (MICHAEL MALTZAN ARCHITECTURE)
290 Colony Street
(MICHAEL MALTZAN ARCHITECTURE)

WINNIPEG — A new multi-unit rental housing complex is planned for downtown Winnipeg, just steps from the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

The Arts District project was announced Wednesday and promises 119 new rental units for middle-classes families at 290 Colony Street.

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