• Press Release: New guidelines block Infill Homes

    A lot of hard work went into the guidelines. Sadly, they fall short. The guidelines DO NOT provide a framework that supports infill. The City of Winnipeg released draft Infill Guidelines on Sept. 18, 2020. This is the latest step in a long-term process. It started in December 2016, when the property & development committee of City Council directed the public service to come up with a work plan for a Residential Infill Strategy. The Infill Strategy would provide a framework to support infill development. This would include planning and design guidelines for infill builds as well as a communications strategy.…

  • Restrictive land use setbacks climate efforts

    Note: This opinion piece by Dylon Martin was originally published on The Uniter website on June 4, 2020. Neighbourhood change, especially in trendy, upscale neighbourhoods, is a heated topic across Canada. But Green Party of Canada leadership hopeful Glen Murray’s take…

  • FEEDBACK: Urgent meeting time & more

    The Province of Manitoba is moving forward with a new bill that will empower a land-use body to overrule City decisions. Let’s discuss it. Bill 48 is before the legislature of Manitoba. It would give a municipal board, appointed by the…

  • May Housing and Urban Issues News

    Call for Feedback on the Airport Area Plan: YIMBY Winnipeg is calling for feedback from property owners and residents west of Polo Park. We’re interested in thoughts on the prospect of reviewing the Airport Vicinity Protection Area (AVPA) secondary plan.…

  • CALL FOR FEEDBACK: Property owners & residents west of Polo Park

    YIMBY Winnipeg is calling for feedback. We want to hear what property owners and residents in the area between Polo Park and the Airport think of a review of the Airport Area plan. The nearly quarter century old Airport Vicinity Protection…

  • NOTICE: YIMBY Winnipeg VIRTUAL meeting on April 29th

    It’s been a long time, folks. Our last organizing meeting was in FEBRUARY! Much to talk about since and the public health crisis has put a pause on many of our plans. What should our direction be? We had a…

  • POSTPONED: YIMBY Winnipeg meetings and events

    Given the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, YIMBY Winnipeg will be postponing upcoming events and stopping our in-person monthly meetings. We will resume normal organizing activities when public health authorities have determined that a return to normalcy is warranted. YIMBY…

  • Let’s keep the momentum for change going!

    We’re coming off of two wildly successful initiatives. We need your help for a third, an event on April 6th. Help with marketing/promotions, logistics & volunteers for the day of the event are what we need. Because of the committed work of a group…