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Everyone loves pizza, so the new pizza place in town will be visited by many Winnipeggers. A Little Pizza of Heaven will be opening at the former Pizza location on Regent and Day. This will be the fourth location for the pizza restaurant. The Winnipeg locations are: Portage Avenue, Osborne, St. James, St. Vital Regent. Regent and Day is a prominent corner in Transcona and hearkens back to a time when the street was the main commercial drive for a city. Als...
National Cheeseburger Week
Who doesn’t like a cheeseburger? How about a FREE one!? McDonald’s is celebrating National Cheeseburger Week with FREE cheeseburgers for everyone! From September 18 – 24, 2019, you’ll receive a FREE cheeseburger with any food or beverage purchase. Limit one offer per customer. $1 minimum purchase required. But there is a rule, you’ll have to use the My McD’s app to show a coupon. Please follow the link below for more information and to download the App for...
Promo
The cost of filling up has already risen by as much as 20 cents per liter in Winnipeg. The new carbon tax on gasoline, diesel and heating fuels is now implemented in Manitoba since April 1st. The federal tax is $20 a tonne for this year and is set to increase by $10 annually until it reaches $50 a tonne in April 2022. The prices in Winnipeg can vary about 10-30 cents depending on the area and the neighborhood. But there is good news for every driver, free...
Society
Winnipeg has been declared the Slurpee Capital of the World for 20 years in a row. Fellow Winnipeggers, everyone who loves Slurpee it is definitely time to celebrate!! Slurpee’s have been such a big part of Manitoba’s culture that last year, the City of Winnipeg designated a street with the honourary name of ‘Slurpee Way’. Name Your Price Day is back! On Thursday, September 19, 2019 head over to 7-Eleven and pay whatever you want for a Large Slurpee! Name...
SALE
If you like shopping or just looking for some gift for your friends and family, here is your last chance! Despite the in-store sale ended yesterday, the online sale is on 12-16 of September! SportChek is changing things up this time around. For their Friends & Family sale, they’re now offering up to 60% off select products instead of the standard 30% off. For online purchases use the promo code FF19SEPT. Promo excludes: Apple, Arc’teryx, Brooks, Fitbit, Fo...
Society
From September 1st to 7th 2019, various Winnipeg restaurants will create original and unique burgers for you to enjoy. You’ll see a wide variety of burgers from the classic patty and cheese, to things like a donut burger! There were dozens of restaurants taking part and presenting their burgers, juicy, creative and delicious burgers! Form total of over a hundred participants the winners of the 2019 edition of Le Burger Week Winnipeg have been announced! WI...
Society
Recently, many new store and restaurant chains invading Winnipeg, such as Famous Dave’s, Five Guys, IHOP, and Popeyes Lousiana Chicken and more. Endless shrimp is back at Red Lobster! For $22.99 you can enjoy Endless Shrimp! Try a variety of never-ending shrimp choices. The Endless Shrimp meal is also served with salad, a side, and unlimited Signature Biscuits. Choices: New! Crispy Sriracha-Honey Shrimp Teriyaki-Grilled Shrimp Shrimp Linguini Alfredo Savou...
Society
Who doesn’t like coffee? How about a 1$ one!? This Fall McDonald’s will help Winnipeggers to stay warm with this amazing deal! For a limited time, get any size coffee for only $1 plus tax! This includes the Extra Large size! I mean, Extra Large size coffee for just a dollar! Also, each coffee comes with a sticker. Collect 7 stickers and get a medium coffee free! If that is not what you were looking for, how about a small Latte for $2. Thank you McDonald’s!...
Society
Winnipeg’s finest food trucks will gather on Memorial Blvd. where you can purchase food and vote for your favourites! The 2019 Winnipeg Food Truck Wars will take place from September 6 – 8, 2019. Hours: Friday, September 6, 11:00 AM – Midnight Saturday, September 7, 11:00 AM – Midnight Sunday, September 8, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM 2019 Participating Food Trucks: A Little Pizza Heaven BBK BBQ BDI Beavertails Pastry Better Than Baba’s Blue Haze Barbecue Campfire G...
Speed Limits
Most of the road accidents could be avoided by simply following the rules and driving regulations. Speed limits zones are very important, for instance, school zone or construction sites, where speeding fines are nearly doubled. When school is out and the 30 km/h school zone limits enforced by by-law 76/2014 are no longer in effect for Summer. The reduced speed limit will be enforced again beginning September 1, 2019. So now reduced the speed limit at Schoo...
Society
Recently, many new store and restaurant chains invading Winnipeg, such as Famous Dave’s, Five Guys, IHOP, and Popeyes Lousiana Chicken and more. But, unfortunately, some have to close to make way for new food places to open. The Perkins on Madison Street closed this week, making it the fourth Perkins to shut down since last fall. Last year it was the Kenaston and Fermor locations closing. This year was Henderson, and now Madison locations. Three more Perki...
Society
Everyone loves movies, movie night is great, but with such a great deal it is movies weekend! From August 30 – September 3, 2019, see ANY movie for only $6.99. VIP, UltraAVX, IMAX will also be discounted to a lower price. Offer valid only on showtimes from August 30 to September 3, 2019. Offer applies only to Adult General Admission at participating theatres. Valid for films in 3D, IMAX, Prime Seats, UltraAVX, 4DX, ScreenX, D-BOX and VIP (must be legal dri...
Giveaway
Many great activities and family events available this upcoming weekend, the days are starting to get a little bit longer, which gives us even more time to enjoy what Winnipeg has to offer. Twice a year The Curbside Giveaway Weekends are held in Winnipeg, the last one took place on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2019. The next Fall Curbside Giveaway 2019 will take place on Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8. You’ll often find some items in...
Winnipeg Events
Another great event is coming to Winnipeg! Le Burger Week Winnipeg. From September 1st to 7th 2019, various Winnipeg restaurants will create original and unique burgers for you to enjoy. You’ll see a wide variety of burgers from the classic patty and cheese, to things like a donut burger! Here is a list of participants: NICOLINO’S CUCINA ITALIANA Il Campione $18 AALTOS – CANAD INNS DESTINATION CENTRE FORT GARRY MB 150 Burger $17.99 PONY CORRAL PEMBINA Beyo...
Free Meals
Who doesn’t like pizza? How about some yummy pizza for you and a free meal for your kids!? For a limited time at Boston Pizza, donate a minimum $5 to the Boston Pizza Foundation and get a Kids Card which gets you to 5 FREE Kids Meals. The Kid Card promotion is great if you’re a parent who loves the occasional outing. The regular price for kids meal is $6.99 so the Kids Card is valued at $34.95. Kids Meal Options Include: BP Mini Cheeseburgers Bugs ‘n’ Chee...
Long Weekend
The last summer long weekend is coming and everyone is excited about the extra days off. But that also means that many stores and other businesses will be closed, to be able to let people go and enjoy the weekend. School is back, and it’s the last long weekend of Summer 2019, let’s make it a good one! Labour Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hou...
Road Construction
The City of Winnipeg tabled its budget for 2019, some of the highlights include a regular tax rise, but a decrease in roads spending by $29.6 million to $86.4 millions. At least 56 streets and 11 back alleys likely won’t be fixed in Winnipeg this year, thanks to funding spat between the City and the Province. But still, there are many road construction projects in the works, like the Skywalk repair, which includes some downtown streets. Vaughan Street was...
Society
Everyone loves movies, but free outdoor movies – even better! Every Friday evening during the month of August, Assiniboine Park will feature free family entertainment on the Lyric Lawn. They’ll be screening favourite summer blockbusters on a cinema-style outdoor screen. All you have to do is bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks. The earlier feature will usually be a kid-friendly movie, with the late feature a bit more tailored to an older crowd. This we...
Winnipeg Night Market
Yes, it is back! The Downtown Winnipeg Night Market is happening in just one week! The Downtown Winnipeg Night Market will take place on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm. The market takes place on Kennedy Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue, down Graham Avenue and at Manitoba Hydro Plaza. Here a list of the fun things you can do at the Night Market: Farmers’ Market vendors on Manitoba Hydro Plaza 5pm-11pm Beer garden on Rudy’s Pa...
Society
Among dozens of great festivals and other events, The Ribfest is one of the most anticipated events in Winnipeg! The 2019 RibFest presented by the Rotary Club of Winnipeg takes place from August 23 – 25 at The Forks! There will be various food vendors offering ribs as well as other alternatives. Admission is FREE! Head to http://www.ribfestwinnipeg.ca/coupon/ to print out a coupon to save $3 on a 1/2 rack rib dinner! Valid August 23 from 11 am – 5 pm only....
Society
This summer the Assiniboine Park offers plenty for fun and creative time with friends and family from free movies on Fridays to various masterclasses from handcrafts to cooking classes. And soon the Brew at the Zoo at the Assiniboine Park Zoo will feature the craft brewery industry in an adults-only after-hours event. The event will showcase the growing craft beer industry. You’ll be able to enjoy samples from craft breweries and food trucks. Beer not for...
Road Construction
Winnipeg authorities published a list of streets and roads that will be repaired this year. At least 56 streets and 11 back alleys likely won’t be fixed in Winnipeg this year, thanks to funding spat between the City and the Province. The city administrators told the infrastructure committee Thursday morning that 34 local roads will be repaired in 2019. Starting this Sunday, southbound Empress Street is closing for months-long construction. From August 18 u...
Free Movies
Everyone loves movies, but free outdoor movies – even better! Every Friday evening during the month of August, Assiniboine Park will feature free family entertainment on the Lyric Lawn. They’ll be screening favourite summer blockbusters on a cinema-style outdoor screen. All you have to do is bring a chair, blanket and some snacks. The earlier feature will usually be a kid-friendly movie, with the late feature a bit more tailored to an older crowd. Today th...
Society
Among many great festivals and other events, The South Osborne Farmers Market is one of the best markets in Winnipeg! This great neighborhood event is educating, providing for and bringing together the community through local foods and goods! A lot happens at this little farmers market, live entertainment, fresh food, supporting local businesses and encouraging sustainable and responsible living. The Market achieves this in a lot of different ways and has...
Road Construction
Winnipeg is a great and constantly growing city. Our city authorities recognize a need for constant growth and development as the city`s population grows every year. Waverley Underpass project slated to be completed in 2020, now being pushed to open this year! The total cost for the project is now $98 million, down from the original $156 million budget. The construction at Waverly was completed ahead of schedule and $57 million under budget. The Waverley S...
5$ Pizza
Who doesn’t like pizza? How about a 5$ one!? On Monday, August 12, 2019, get any individual pizza for only $5.00! This is Boston Pizza decided to celebrate a High Five Day, and we think it is a great idea. That deal includes everyone`s favourites such as Spicy Perogy, BBQ Chicken and The Meateor! The regular price for an individual 8″ pizza is $11.49 so this is a HOT deal! Also, The Seafood City Supermarket sign is now up at Garden City Shopping Centre. Th...
Weekend Fun
Many great activities and family events are available in Winnipeg, which gives us even more opportunities to enjoy what our city has to offer. Let’s make some great memories! Manitoba Night Market & Festival Sundays are for shopping at the Manitoba Night Market and Festival. The track at Assiniboia Downs will be packed with local artists and vendors, food trucks and talented performers. But what makes this market different is that you can shop under the st...
Road Construction
Winnipeg authorities published a list of streets and roads that will be repaired this year. At least 56 streets and 11 back alleys likely won’t be fixed in Winnipeg this year, thanks to funding spat between the City and the Province. The city administrators told the infrastructure committee Thursday morning that 34 local roads will be repaired in 2019. A City of Winnipeg working group has released its final list of recommendations for road construction. Th...
Free Movie
This amazing summer Winnipeg gives us even more opportunities to enjoy what our city has to offer. Let’s make some great memories! Everyone loves movies, but free outdoor movies – even better! Movies on Memorial are back and will once again run every Tuesday in August. Movies start at sundown (around 9pm). Everyone is encouraged to bring your snacks, blankets and chairs and come early to enjoy the pre-movie activities. Below you can see the schedule for Au...
Society
Many great activities are available in Winnipeg this summer and even more to come! The Manitoba Night Market & Festival will return at Assiniboia Downs on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 3:00pm to 11:00pm. The Assiniboia Downs racetrack will once again be filled to the brim with an exclusive variety of local food trucks and vendors. Tickets are $5 (children 5 and under free). There will be various activities including: More than 20 Food Trucks Vendors Galore...
Swimming Lessons
This summer is one of the hottest one for the last couple of years, naturally, people looking to cool off and new activities. So, a family pool day sounds like an amazing idea! Julia Puranen said she’s opening her pool to local kids looking for a place to have their swimming lessons this summer – after witnessing her son nearly drown 32 years ago. She believes swimming is a skill every child should have. She said children who already know how to swim are a...
Terry Fox Day
For almost 40 years now The Terry Fox Foundation has worked to achieve Terry`s vision, a world without Cancer. Canadians from all parts of the country gather together annually to help raise funds to fight cancer. Terry Fox Day brings people together for a good cause. This Terry Fox day the foundation will be celebrating the new Marathon of hope cancer network grant that consists of 150 million dollars in total granted to the organization over 5 years. The...
Society
A new place in town is always good, but a new seafood supermarket is even better! The Seafood City Supermarket sign is now up at Garden City Shopping Centre. The iconic Filipino-focused grocer will open sometime this year. They are known for being the leading one-stop market, shopping, dining and retail hub that caters to the Asian/Filipino community. Recently, many new store and restaurant chains invading Winnipeg, such as Famous Dave’s, Five Guys, IHOP,...
River Patrol
According to Winnipeg police, alcohol abuse might be the ‘most taxing and common issue’ cops face on a daily basis. The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) says alcohol has moved into the unenviable position as Canada’s worst substance. In its seventh year, Operation: Dry Water, The Life Saving Society of Manitoba and Manitoba RCMP are urging Manitobans to boat sober this August long weekend. A report released in 2018 by the Canadian Centre on Substanc...
Society
Many great activities and family events are available in Winnipeg, which gives us even more opportunities to enjoy what our city has to offer. Let’s make some great memories! Everyone loves movies, but free outdoor movies – even better! The first installment of Assiniboine Park’s Movies in the Park kicked off Friday, August 2, 2019. They were showing 2 movies: INCREDIBLES 2 and the late feature CAPTAIN MARVEL. Every Friday evening during the month of Augus...
Weather
August 1st the Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the City of Winnipeg. The warning included information about favourable conditions for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail, and torrential rain. Several areas of Manitoba experienced severe weather. A number of severe storms swept through southern Manitoba Wednesday evening. Luckily for Winnipeggers, the...
Society
The August Long weekend is coming and everyone is excited about the extra days off. But that also means that many stores and other businesses will be closed, to be able to let people go and enjoy the weekend. Terry Fox Day will take place on Monday, August 6, 2019. This weekend is also often referred to as August Long Weekend and the second last long weekend of the summer. Since it isn’t a statutory holiday, most places will remain open: Grocery stores wil...
Festival
Folklorama began in 1970 and has since grown into an annual two-week festival of global culture. Over 40 volunteer-run pavilions participate each year. They showcase unique cultures in venues throughout Winnipeg. Pavilions feature lively entertainment, cultural displays, warm hospitality, and authentic ethnic cuisine. Folklorama is the largest and longest-running multicultural festival in the world will run in Winnipeg from August 4 – 17, 2019! This is goi...
Society
This summer is one of the hottest one for the last couple of years, naturally, people looking to cool off and new activities. So, a family pool day sounds like an amazing idea! Winnipeg residents are encouraged by the City to come in, cool off, and get a drink of water from city facilities this weekend, during their regular hours. Spray pads and wading pools will also provide relief this weekend. Also, a very important safety reminder: When using additiona...
ICELANDIC FESTIVAL
The Icelandic Festival is coming to Manitoba!! The Festival was recently named one of the 40 Best Arts and Cultural Festivals in North America. Get ready for the August Long Weekend. The Icelandic Festival will run in Gimli, Manitoba from August 2 to 5, 2019. The 130th festival theme is “Take a Viking Voyage”. Gimli, MB is located just an hour north of Winnipeg and is a very popular summer destination. Please follow a link below for more information and ev...
Lottery Winner
Everyone dreams of hitting a lottery jackpot, but not everyone even tries and buys lottery tickets. Life is full of surprises, not always good ones, but sometimes it's just your lucky day! A Winnipeg father and son, both named David Hunter, will share in a $2 million dollar lottery prize after the elder man descried to make good on a vow. The winning ticket was a free play redeemed at a lottery kiosk inside a Real Canadian Superstore on Portage Avenue, the...
Accessible Fitness
Sport is good for your physical health and mental state. Many Winnipeggers enjoy fitness and workout as family time, for sport and soul recreation. But some people do not have the ability or limited abilities to workout at regular gyms and fitness locations. So Whyte Ridge Community Centre opens new accessible fitness park. The new Whyte Ridge Accessible Fitness Park was officially opened on Saturday. All the exercises are performed primarily with your own...
MMIWG
It is time to relax and enjoy various concerts with your friends and family. Make sure to preorder your tickets and bring your loved ones. A crowd took over St. John's Park on Saturday for a free concert in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. In Winnipeg’s north end this weekend as the 12th annual No Stone Unturned free concert honoured hundreds of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) in Manitoba. Art, music, and e...
Summer Camp
Every parent who wants to find an interesting hobby for their kids is looking forward to the start of the registration for the spring-summer 2019 season. RiverWild Day camp has powered up and is having an amazing summer. This day camp encourages kids to power up in their faith and friendships as they go on adventures, field trips, learn about God and play lots of games! Winnipeg offer kids attend swimming lessons, summer camps, fishing lessons and more. Ad...
Society
Drugs and crime are on the rise in Canada few last years in a row, and in Winnipeg in particular. Downtown is the area for most drug deals and distributors, often they use bus shelter as the location of the business. The notorious bus shelter at Portage Place Shopping Centre has been demolished after being a magnet for a crime for years, especially for methamphetamine dealers. Winnipeg city authorities started a full-scale investigation on the city`s meth...
Society
Volunteers are really making a difference in helping those who are in need. We are talking homeless people, poor, sick, disabled, children without parents…, the list is endless, so each volunteer, each day and each hour they give and provide the service, really helps those people and the cities to stay cleaner and a better place to live in. With a drastic increase of homeless people on the streets of Winnipeg, the city is changing its tactics on dealing wi...
Food Festival
We are so excited for the Mac and Cheese Festival in Winnipeg! The festival welcomed thousands of visitors July 19th – 21st at The Forks. Since their launch in 2015, they’ve fed almost 500,000 foodies in multiple cities! It is North America’s largest food festival celebrating everything mac and cheese. Celebrity chefs, savvy cooks, and talented entrepreneurs come together for one weekend to raise funds for charity by creating new concoctions of mac and che...
Society
Biking is good for your physical health and mental state. Many Winnipeggers enjoy biking as family time, for sport and soul recreation, but some take it further, even set records! But some people do not have the ability to ride a bicycle and enjoy the activity in full, so a camp in Winnipeg is aiming to give everyone a chance to learn how to ride a bike. The camp, based out of the United States, has been taking place in the city for four years. Winnipeg’s...
Society
Mental health is very important, no doubt. Reports of mental health concerns are very high, with 65 percent of respondents in Canada reporting they had been diagnosed with a mental illness during their lifetime. The World Health Organization now recognizes work “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon. The syndrome is included in the agency’s handbook of medical diagnoses, which guides health professionals around the world. According to the WHO, doctors can...
Speed Limit
Fellow Winnipeggers please don’t text and drive, follow the speed limits, the limits there for a good reason, keep our roads safe and easy to drive. Every driver should pay attention to the traffic lights and the situation on the road. Winnipeg drivers could one day be forced to slow down on all residential streets. After a month of presentations and debates at city hall, the council is directing city officials to do an analysis of a city-wide speed limit...
Society
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch and Heliport Relocation Project, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The recent rain and heat means the city has gone from one extreme to the other, and we should be expecting an increase in the flying pests soon. Winnipeggers can contribute to curbing the mosquito menace – while the...
Society
Who doesn’t like root beer? How about a free one!? Cool down at A&W for the unbeatable price of $0.00, because Free Root Beer Day is back for 2019 and you can get a free root beer at all A&W locations on Saturday, July 20! No purchase necessary. Simply head into your nearest location and pick up a free cold glass of some of the best root beer in town. A&W root beer is made with natural cane sugar and all-natural flavours including anise, birch bark, licori...
Free Movies
Many great activities and family events are available in Winnipeg, which gives us even more opportunities to enjoy what our city has to offer. Let’s make some great memories! Everyone loves movies, but free outdoor movies – even better! Transcona Movie Nights: Movies to be shown at Transcona Centennial Square (135 Regent Avenue West). July 18 @ 9:45 p.m.: Captain Marvel July 25 @ 9:45 p.m.: Ralph Breaks the Internet August 1 @ 9:30 p.m.: Jurassic World Fal...
Society
The Winnipeg Gliding Club turns 60, the 60 years of a great adventure and happiness, thousands of amused customers and students. The doors were open on July 14th to the public from 11 am 'til 2 pm and serving burgers chips and drinks for $5. Discovery Flights were available at special event pricing of $125 for a 2000 ft. tow. Flights in the club’s brand new two-seater training gliders were also offered throughout the day. The main focus of the open house w...
Society
Amazon Prime Day is underway, and the savings are flowing in all directions. There's so many products on sale during this 48-hour event that it's a bit hard to keep up on. We are hoping to help you out during Amazon's longest event to date by keeping all the best deals right here! We help you with some of the best deals: Amazon Products: Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote – $27.99 All-New Fire 7 Tablet (7″ display, 16 GB) – $49.99 Save up to 30% on Amaz...
58-Cent Pancakes
Believe it or not, IHOP has been around for sixty years, and honestly, that makes them an American treasure worth celebrating. Tomorrow on their birthday, we'll be showing lots of love for the breakfast chain by throwing down on a short stack or two (or three). In fact, EVERYONE should be getting in on these birthday celebrations. From 7:00am to 7:00pm, get a short stack of their World Famous Buttermilk Pancakes for only $0.58. Winnipeg’s only IHOP is loca...
Society
The summer is here and many great family events are available now and even more, coming to Manitoba. Naturally, people looking for new activities and the big and bright fair sounds like an amazing idea! This year was the Carman Country fair's 140th Anniversary, and as always the event was a huge hit! This fair has got it all, with rides, games, great food, vendors, a demolition derby, truck pull and the big hit, the parade! Among visitors were locals and t...
Free Wi-Fi
Every single person nowadays needs and uses the internet, so Wi-Fi in public places is a must-have. Free Wi-Fi is just amazing! The city announced an expansion to its Wi-Fi offerings Friday, which are in addition to more than 130 civic facilities offering Shaw Guest Wi-Fi. While the Shaw Guest sites have a data cap for non-Shaw customers, the new city sites offer free unlimited browsing with no data caps for both Winnipeggers and visitors to the city. WPG-...
Yummy!
The Mac And Cheese Festival Winnipeg. July 19th-21st at the CN stage outside at The Forks. Local chefs and foodies will come together to enjoy everything Mac and Cheese. They are competing for 3 prizes that add up to $5,000: $2,500 for the Most Creative Award, $1,500 for the People’s Choice Award and $1,000 for the Judge’s Choice Award. Judges choice, most Creative and people choice. We have some amazing judges: Deputy mayor Markus Chambers Chef Jeremy Sen...
New Restaurant
A new place in town is always good, but a new restaurant is even better! Especially if we are talking about the famous Popeyes Lousiana Chicken, one of the most popular fast-food restaurants in North America. Now we have an announcement for the new Popeyes location east of Winnipeg on Regent at Crossroad Station. I just can’t wait to check out the new location and of course, get a taste of the famous chicken. Also part of the complex where Popeyes will be...
Society
The summer is here and many great family events are available now and even more coming to Manitoba. Naturally, people looking for new activities, something different after the long winter, the family pool day sounds like an amazing idea! The city has recommended Canad Inns Polo Park as the site for Winnipeg’s new Water Park that was recently approved. The plan will include a 66,000 square foot water park that will be attached to Canad Inns Polo Park and is...
Society
Winnipeg has been declared the Slurpee Capital of the World for 20 years in a row. Fellow Winnipeggers, everyone who loves Slurpee it is definitely time to celebrate!! Slurpee’s have been such a big part of Manitoba’s culture that last year, the City of Winnipeg designated a street with the honourary name of ‘Slurpee Way’. Food delivery service Uber Eats now offers deliveries from two 7-Eleven locations on their app and online, and yes, that includes Slurp...
FREE movies
Many great activities and family events are available in Winnipeg, which gives us even more opportunities to enjoy what our city has to offer. Let’s make some great memories! Everyone loves movies, the Downtown Drive-In is back for the second year in a row. The screening will take place at MPI’s cityplace parking lot (behind the MTS Centre) every Saturday in August. The screenings are FREE for people arriving on bikes, transit, or on foot. If you prefer to...
KidsPalooza
Share this wonderful time with your family and loved ones, enjoy the summer in our beautiful city and do not forget to create magic not only for your children but for everyone around you! KidsPalooza will take place at Shaw Park on August 10, 2019! Many great activities and family events are available in Winnipeg, which gives us even more opportunities to enjoy what our city has to offer. Let’s make some great memories! KidsPalooza will be an unforgettable...
Za Pizza Bistro
A new restaurant in town is always good! Especially if we are talking about the new pizza place, everyone loves pizza. Osborne Village had a very successful Canada Day event. Moreover, since Assiniboine Park pretty much shut down at 7 PM on the big day, it left very few late night places to celebrate. The Forks did its job, of course, but Osborne felt like it was reaching a tipping point to being a busy, social and successful street once again. So now the...
Speed limits
Most of the road accidents could be avoided by simply following the rules and driving regulations. Speed limits zones are very important, for instance, school zone or construction sites, where speeding fines are nearly doubled. School is out and the 30 km/h school zone limits enforced by by-law 76/2014 are no longer in effect for Summer. The reduced speed limit will be enforced again beginning September 1, 2019. Fellow Winnipeggers please don’t text and dr...
Society
The City of Winnipeg tabled its budget for 2019, some of the highlights include a regular tax rise, but a decrease in roads spending by $29.6 million to $86.4 millions. At least 56 streets and 11 back alleys likely won’t be fixed in Winnipeg this year, thanks to funding spat between the City and the Province. The City of Winnipeg asks motorists to reroute their trips this weekend if they're trying to cross Louise Bridge. In a release, the City says, "The n...
Society
The Manitoba law prohibits retail stores and businesses from opening to the public on defined holidays. However, there are exemptions that allow some businesses to open. But the Food Fare Winnipeg stayed open on a holiday, again. Munther Zeid, the owner, and manager of the Winnipeg grocery store says it's not fair that his stores cannot stay open when marijuana stores and casinos were open, too. Last year the same situation happened and now all five Winnip...
Society
Canada Day is once again a long weekend this year! There will be plenty to do throughout the city. Many communities are putting final touches on Canada Day celebrations, including Winnipeg. The Forks Canada Day at The Forks offers a wide range of activities all day. There are skateboard demonstrations, musical performances, pow wows and it of courses caps off with fireworks at 10:45 p.m. St. Norbert’s Farmers Market The south side of the City will be offer...
Society
As many Winnipeggers sit back and reflect on what makes being in Canada so great, some businesses will be adjusting hours on July 1st. Here’s a quick guide to get through the day: Errands: All City of Winnipeg civic offices are closed. Provincial offices are closed, most federal buildings are closed. Garbage and recycling collection will take place. Canada Post will be closed and will not deliver mail. Transportation: Winnipeg Transit will be running on a...
Gas Prices
The cost of filling up has already risen by as much as 20 cents per liter in Winnipeg. The new carbon tax on gasoline, diesel and heating fuels is now implemented in Manitoba since April 1st. The federal tax is $20 a tonne for this year and is set to increase by $10 annually until it reaches $50 a tonne in April 2022. The prices in Winnipeg can vary about 10-30 cents depending on the area and the neighborhood. But here is good news! Canadians are paying 10...
Declawing Ban
A historic day for felines in our province as Manitoba's veterinarians voted to officially ban the practice of declawing. Manitoba is the sixth province in Canada that has banned the practice of non-medically necessary partial digital amputation (PDA), better known as cat declawing. Alberta banned it in March, Newfoundland and Labrador banned it in January, and British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia banned it in 2018. The Manitoba vote clo...
Pet Adoption
Doggy daycares across Winnipeg are filling up fast, February and March is pretty much the peak season for daycare and boarding. But still, even after the winter is over, there are many pets waiting to be adopted and find a new home. Fosters and supplies are always needed to help support the animals being taken care of by animal shelters. When you actually decide that you and your family members are ready to adopt a dog, make sure you consider the costs of...
Adopt a Pet
Animal shelters are full of animals that are just waiting for someone to take care of them and bring them to a place they can feel safe at and could call it home. Many people would like to help and adopt a dog or other pets. But the question is - Are you ready to adopt a dog? Much time, thought and research should go into your decision – after all, your dog will be living with you for the next 10-20 years. Please think carefully about the following: Food c...
Wost Road
Winnipeg authorities published a list of streets and roads that will be repaired this year. At least 56 streets and 11 back alleys likely won’t be fixed in Winnipeg this year, thanks to funding spat between the City and the Province. The votes – which were submitted via Facebook and CAA’s website – were based on the following criteria: traffic congestion, potholes/crumbling pavement, the timing of traffic lights, pedestrian/cycling safety, and poor signs o...
Slurpee
What time is it? It`s Slurpee time! Every Winnipegger knows 7-Eleven, many people like the service and the convenient locations, but absolutely everyone loves the Bring your own cup day at 7-Eleven! Yes, 7-Eleven’s legendary Bring Your Own Cup Day will return on May 17 and 18, 2019! It means exactly what it says, you can and should bring your own container to any 7-Eleven in Canada and you can fill it up with Slurpee for only $2! Weird and wonderful contai...
Society
About 20 local schools will receive bike cages this spring. This will be possible thanks to a partnership between the Green Action Centre and the City. This month is Bike to School Month, an annual event that is coordinated by Green Action Center for schools all over Manitoba. Sean Carlson, the Program Co-ordination with The Active and Safe Routes to School Program at Green Action Center, explained why it can be so important to bike or walk to school and w...
Society
A report released in 2018 by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research estimated alcohol cost Canadians almost $15 billion per year in terms of lost productivity, justice costs, and more. The popular beer-filling program was introduced in October 2014 as a way to help develop the local craft beer industry, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries said in a statement Wednesday, May 8th. The growler bars wi...
Fishing
People take advantage of spring weather and having fun with family outdoor activities and, of course, winter fishing. Some people enjoy it as a hobby, time to think and relax, but fishing is the universal way to inner peace and good time spent outside breathing fresh air. The Manitoba government announced Monday that it hopes to restore Lake Winnipeg’s supply of fish by implementing a number of new measures. Sustainable development minister Rochelle Squire...
Society
A university or a college degree will help you land a job you desire. But what if you do not have a degree and still considering your options whether to go for higher education or save the time and money, a lot of money on education and start working and actually making money right now. If anything seems certain for high school graduates these days, it’s that the cost of the university will keep going up. The average annual undergraduate tuition fee climbe...
Giveaway Weekend
Many great activities and family events available this upcoming weekend, the days are starting to get a little bit longer, which gives us even more time to enjoy what Winnipeg has to offer. Twice a year Spring Curbside Giveaway Weekends are held in Winnipeg, the next one will take place on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2019. You’ll often find some items in good condition that you’ll never use again. Rather than throw them away, Giveaway Weekend give...
Society
The skywalk connects Portage Place and Cityplace along Hargrave Street, including the Cityplace bridge. The Bell MTS Place Skywalk is set to close Monday, April 6th while renovations take place to rejuvenate the walkway. New flooring, an LED lighting upgrade, and a new colour scheme, all of that will set a completely new modern look to the skywalk. Some part of it will reopen soon, but the portion of the skywalk will be closed until September. The 2019 Sta...
Road Construction
Winnipeg authorities published a list of streets and roads that will be repaired this year. At least 56 streets and 11 back alleys likely won’t be fixed in Winnipeg this year, thanks to funding spat between the City and the Province. That after city administrators told the infrastructure committee Thursday morning that 34 local roads will be repaired in 2019 and they would be emailing the list of streets to councillors. Here is a full list: Andrews St ‐ Le...
Society
Recycling is not new to Winnipeg, but every new project brings more opportunities to participate and help us save nature and save our planet! While some plastic and wood products are difficult to recycle, they are finding a new life at ReGen Composites. The Winnipeg-based company is using their technology to take items like clamshell plastics, coffee cups, plastic bags, and zip-lock bags and turning them into products like benches and building blocks. The...
$20 Tickets
Winnipeg is getting more and more popular tourist and business destination for international travelers as well as domestic visitors. This will definitely have a positive effect on the city`s business and infrastructure growth and will bring more jobs, more opportunities for Winnipeggers in the years to come. But also, there is time to relax and enjoy your day off with these amazing deals for Winnipeg`s shows and concerts. To celebrate National Concert Week...
Legal Marijuana
From October of 2018 marijuana is legal to grow, sell and to buy throughout Canada. Doesn’t matter if you are using it or not, cannabis is coming, it is already here and as of today, it is sold in your local stores and online. Businesses across the country, from growers and retailers to the tech and tourism sectors, are preparing to reap a windfall from legal marijuana. Many new job positions are opened in the information area, business, medical and touris...
Society
This year spring is a really cold one. So far the daily temperature for this month is almost four degrees cooler than normal. The little snowy flurries yesterday morning changed to warmer temperatures later in the today. Winnipeg and the Red River Valley may get to experience multiple seasons in a day, from a snowy morning to the risk of thunderstorms late afternoon and into the evening. The chance is slim, but there is the potential to see scattered showe...
Society
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport is the seventh busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic, serving 4,305,744 passengers in 2017, and the 11th busiest airport by aircraft movements. As per Armstrong Airport authorities, more than 1.1 million travelers in the first three months of 2019 went through the airport. That is very impressive, up 7.5 percent, increase from last year. By the end of March, the numbers were trending even h...
Weekend Fun
Many great activities and family events available this upcoming weekend, the days are starting to get a little bit longer, which gives us even more time to enjoy what Winnipeg has to offer. Let’s make some great memories! Run Your Lungs Out race: It may be called Run Your Lungs Out (RYLO), but even non-runners can get in on this one — you can also do yoga or join the Bootcamp. No matter the method, there are tons of fun ways to get active and give back thi...
Society
Every year hundreds of stolen and lost bicycles, that the Winnipeg Police recovers, are auctioned off at the annual Winnipeg Bicycle Auction. All Bikes purchased through the bike auction will be pre-registered with the City of Winnipeg’s bike registry. The $6.70 fee will be added to the purchase price of the bike (children’s bikes not included). The two-day event takes place on: Saturday, April 27: Public Viewing from 7:00 am to 8:45 am The auction begins...
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