05
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus in manitoba, COVID, COVID restrictions, COVID-19, Entertainment, Granite Curling Club, Health, Jenna Khan, The Beer Can

Downtown beer garden draws Winnipeggers anxious to reconnect – Winnipeg

As summer weather, combined with loosened pandemic restrictions, is drawing more and more Winnipeggers outdoors, some venues are drawing crowds again — socially distanced, of course. The co-owner of a popular downtown spot along the banks of the Assiniboine River told 680 CJOB people are just itching to get…
26
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, Duffy's Taxi vouchers for seniors, Free vouchers for seniors to get to vaccine centres, Taxi vouchers for seniors, Transportation Options Network for Seniors (TONS), Unicity Taxi vouchers for seniors, Vaccination, Vaccine taxi vouchers, winnipeg covid, Winnipeg taxi vouchers

Winnipeg taxi companies offering ride vouchers to get seniors vaccinated – Winnipeg

Two Winnipeg taxi companies are teaming up to assist seniors in getting immunized against COVID-19. Duffy’s Taxi and Unicity Taxi announced Friday they’d be offering $10,000 in vouchers to community organizations to ensure those facing accessibility or economic barriers can make it to vaccination centres. Along with the Winnipeg…
10
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Canadian Football League, CFL, Dwayne Johnson, Football, Randy Ambrosie, Sports, The Rock, Vince McMahon, Wade Miller, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Winnipeg Sports, WWE, XFL

Winnipeg Blue Bombers boss says CFL, XFL talks could be good news for league – Winnipeg

Discussions between the CFL and XFL about a potential partnership are underway, and the president of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers says it could be very good news overall for the Canadian league. The two sides say they are looking to identify opportunities for the leagues to collaborate, innovate and…
17
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: BrooksPort, CentrePort, CentrePort Canada, Diane Grey, Economy, InksPort, Inland Port, RM of Rosser, Rosser, Sam Sidhu, Whiteland Developers

New industrial development announced for Manitoba’s CentrePort – Winnipeg

Business is booming at CentrePort Canada, as the inland port has announced another project — a $65-million, 68-acre industrial park built by Whiteland Developers. Industrial space at the new four-building site, dubbed InkSport Business Park, will be ready in late 2021, according to Whiteland president Sam Sidhu. Read more:…
02
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Consumer, Downtown Winnipeg, Heritage Winnipeg, Hudson's Bay Company, news, The Bay, The Bay closing

Hudson’s Bay to close downtown Winnipeg location – Winnipeg

An iconic downtown Winnipeg shopping spot will soon be shutting its doors for good. Hudson’s Bay Company will close its Portage Avenue location in February 2021. In a statement provided to Global News, HBC said the closure is due to “shifting consumer behaviour and changes to how and where…
19
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Curabitur

Bunks Across Canada – Winnipeg

Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) Winnipeg is holding its first national Bunks Across Canada event – coinciding with our American partners, where over 200+ chapters will be building beds for kids who don’t have a bed to sleep on. As a chosen non-profit organization for Lowe’s Canada Heroes Campaign,…
08
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Bar Italia, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fall, Food, patio, PUB, Restaraunts, Season, Silver Heights, Winnipeg patios, Winnipeg Restaurants

‘Sales will be down for sure’: Winnipeg bars brace for end of patio season – Winnipeg

Winnipeg restaurants have been through the wringer over the last few months, but the worst might be yet to come. Cool weather over the long weekend set the scene for empty patios across the city following a busy summer for outdoor seating areas. Many restaurants are already seeing dips…
07
Apr
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus in manitoba, Coronavirus in Winnipeg, COVID-19, Economy, how are businesses in manitoba doing coronavirus, manitoba coronavirus, news, Small Businesses, winnipeg coronavirus

Manitoba small business owners struggling during coronavirus pandemic – Winnipeg

It’s been a tough month for small businesses across the country and Manitoba is no exception. Many small businesses have laid off staff and some have said the COVID-19 crisis threatens to close their doors permanently. “Obviously, this is not going to be done by mid-April,” Melina Elliott of Winnipeg-based…