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October YIMBY Winnipeg Urbanist Hangout

October 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

People at the July 11th, 2023 YIMBY Winnipeg Urbanist Hangout.

Come join us Wednesday, October 18th at 7 PM for our monthly urbanist hangout! Urbanist hangouts are a great way to talk to likeminded folks on urban issues in a relaxed, casual setting.

This hangout is at The Forks. Plan, if space is permitting, is to meet near the former Sydney’s at the upper floor of at The Forks Market (see image). If not, we may go to the outside area by The Forks Market.

Progress on smart growth and land-use

Now is an exciting time for the movement for more homes and better land-use. The federal government is motivating cities to take real steps to create more new homes, including multi-family rental, with their Housing Accelerator Fund. Serious city governments are now taking steps to remove unnecessary bureaucratic barriers to homes and end exclusionary zoning.

The City of Winnipeg is in the early stages of a zoning by-law review. This is part of the City’s application to the Housing Accelerator Fund.

Winnipeg hired Clarion Associates to conduct an initial review and assessment of the the Zoning Bylaw. On Sept. 29th, City Council accepted this as information.

About YIMBY Winnipeg: YIMBY stands for “Yes In My Backyard”. We support an affordable and sustainable Winnipeg that grows up, not out. To learn more about YIMBY Winnipeg’s mandate, see here.

 

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Details

Date:
October 18, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

Venue

The Fork’s Market
1 Forks Market Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L8 Canada
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