April 23, 2010, 1pm PDT
Winnipeg has been debating -- and studying-- rapid transit for decades. With the first leg of a BRT system finally under construction, critics are questioning the mayor's decision to fund yet another study on LRT.
January 20, 2009, 5am PST
Billions of North American birds are killed each year by flying into windows, studies suggest.
September 10, 2008, 1pm PDT
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.
August 24, 2008, 5am PDT
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.
July 7, 2008, 10am PDT
<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>
April 22, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>The Winnipeg Free Press responds to the announcement that the city's top planning post has been given to a developer.</p>
October 11, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Winnipeg is the first Canadian city to get an Evos climbing structure, which keeps kids challenged while satisfying strict Canadian safety regulations.</p>
October 3, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>More than 40 years of revitalization efforts have failed to "fix" downtown Winnipeg. Now a host of new developments -- many of them private or the result of downtown campus expansion plans -- may finally create a vibrant core for the city.</p>
September 27, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Years of job losses, the expense of paying for services formerly offered by the Provincial government, and an over-reliance on property tax revenue have left Canada's largest city with a huge deficit.</p>
March 3, 2006, 7am PST
A recent article in Canada's national newspaper pointing out the sad state of Winnipeg's downtown has ignited debate about what's wrong, and how to fix it. Dallas Hansen believes car culture is to blame.