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  • YIMBY Winnipeg Volunteers delivering Valentine's Day cards reading, We Heart your Infill House.

    Love Letters Delivered to Infill Housing

    On the week of Valentine’s Day, YIMBY Winnipeg volunteers braved the cold to deliver Love Letters to local Infill Housing. Our volunteers Jeff and Dylon were able to deliver cards to infill housing in St. James and Elmwood respectively. “There…

  • Last minute changes to Infill Guidelines a huge leap BACKWARDS

    Winnipeg’s Residential Infill Strategy is very important. Getting something out took a long, slogging process that started in early 2017. A big part of this Infill Strategy is creating Infill Guidelines. Guidelines seek to regulate how and where infill homes can…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • IMMINENT EVENT: Secondary Suite Workshop (February 19th)

    This is a reminder that THIS WEDNESDAY our secondary suite workshop is on. This workshop is a great chance for those interested in secondary suite to get some basic information. Our speaker has experience working with secondary suites and will…

  • NEWS & ACTION: Infill Story & Infill Survey

    The positive case for infill is starting to get media attention. Check out this CBC opinion article. Emma Durand-Wood makes the point that the heart of the infill matter is about welcoming new neighbours. This includes homeowners and tenants, singles and…

  • Recap: YIMBY Winnipeg Organizing Meeting of July 9, 2019

    Our latest meeting was at a location a bit north of our usual locations. Despite the less central location and intense rainshowers, people showed up and we managed to have some good discussions on what to do ahead of the City’s…