Going Nowhere Fast: The Kenaston Boulevard Project and the Inadequacy of Roadway Expansion in Reducing Winnipeg’s Gridlock

PDF version by Ben Gillies For many Winnipeggers, the news from Main Street last week was long overdue. On Wednesday, city council voted in favour of a preliminary design to finally widen Kenaston Boulevard to six lanes of… Read More

Selling City Golf Courses to Developers: A Permanent Loss

PDF version by Dave Hall October 26, 2011 was the deadline for developers to make proposals for seven large pieces of prime real estate scattered across Winnipeg. Unsurprisingly there were lots of proposals, although the City won’t let… Read More

State of the Inner City Report Launch

For a full copy of the State of the Inner City report, click here.  Yesterday the CCPA-MB launched its seventh State of the Inner City report, entitled Neoliberalism: What a difference a theory makes. The report examines the policy context… Read More

How NOT to plan a city

by Lynne Fernandez Two issues of concern have recently arisen at City Hall – the twenty-cent transit fare hike — just passed by council — and a new policy to share water and sewer services with exurban municipalities…. Read More

Winnipeg Housing Statistics

[Ed. note: Many of these statistics have been updated, and can be found here.] Looking for information about housing in Winnipeg? Look no further – here you’ll find all kinds of facts and statistics about housing in Winnipeg and… Read More