Recognizing a need for formal cooperation between the regions in the middle of North America, the author of this article calls for a North American Central Economic Region.
Oct 8, 2008 New Geography
The government of Manitoba hopes to take advantage of Winnipeg's location near the geographic centre of North America to build an "inland port" to funnel imports through the continent on improved highways and rail links.
Sep 13, 2008 Winnipeg Free Press
Winnipeg, for years Canada's largest urban center without rapid transit, has just announced the construction of a bus rapid transit system with associated transit-oriented development.
Sep 10, 2008 The Winnipeg Free Press
Its present form taken only 36 years ago with the amalgamation of 12 municipalities, Winnipeg has still to evolve an "urban culture", argues Nick Ternette.
Aug 24, 2008 The Winnipeg Free Press
Jeff Speck, author of <em>Suburban Nation</em>, spoke recently at a conference in Winnepeg. 'Just as we have come to recognize that 'we are what we eat', there is a growing belief that 'we are where we live,' says Speck.
Aug 18, 2008 The Vancouver Sun
<p>In the aftermath of a grisly and unprovoked murder on a Greyhound Bus, Transport Canada and municipalities are looking at how to improve security on buses and trains.</p>
Aug 5, 2008 The Montreal Gazette
<p>The Red River Floodway, built in the 1960s to protect the City of Winnipeg from flooding, has been named by the International Association of Macro Engineering Societies as one of the engineering wonders of the world.</p>
Jul 7, 2008 The Winnipeg Free Press
<p>An international film festival favorite, Guy Maddin's hard-to-classify documentary "My Winnipeg" revels in and at the same time mocks the Canadian city's mythologies.</p>
Jun 22, 2008 The Globe & Mail
<p>The Winnipeg Free Press responds to the announcement that the city's top planning post has been given to a developer.</p>
Apr 22, 2008 The Winnipeg Free Press
<p>Winnipeg, Manitoba has selected a local developer to fill the city's top planning job, with some left wondering what direction the city's growth will take under the new director.</p>
Apr 21, 2008 Winnepeg Free Press