• November Housing and Urban Issues News

    It’s been a little while since our last update. A lot has happened. Here’s our rundown of Housing and Urban Issues News for Winnipeg in the month of November. Public Health Info: Manitoba at CODE RED for COVID pandemic We would like to remind our supporters and everyone else that Manitoba has been under Code Red restrictions since Nov. 12th. YIMBY Winnipeg has taken the COVID crisis very seriously, cancelling an in-person community event scheduled for April 6th of this year and keeping our meetings entirely virtual since March.  We reiterate to our supporters the importance of physical distancing and…

  • 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…

  • 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…