• YIMBY Winnipeg Meetup Tonight – Let’s Push the Movement Forward

    Meeting TONIGHT at 6 PM. Please get in touch for more details. We’re at a pivotal time for development and density in Winnipeg. Residential Infill Strategy consultations are set for fall. The influence of these consultations on the strategy could be…

  • PRESS RELEASE: Heritage conservation districts must be used with care

    YIMBY Winnipeg has observed the increased role Heritage Conservative Districts have played in development and infill debates in Winnipeg. Heritage Conservation Districts and general Heritage Status declarations can be a useful tool for conserving unique, historic architectural forms and sites…

  • ADVOCACY OPPORTUNITY: Safe Speeds

    YIMBY Winnipeg’s mandate involves the recognition that “planning and city policy needs to fosters the creation of walkable and accessible for all ages and abilities neighbourhoods where people can live, work and play”. A new group, Safe Speeds Winnipeg, has…

  • YIMBY Winnipeg – Meet & Chat on June 17th

    On June 17, YIMBY Winnipeg is hosting a casual meet & chat with two guest speakers. Please get in touch for meeting time & location. A prominent advocate of a Planning Commission in Winnipeg will be the first speaker. They’ll tell us what…

  • Manitoba Government reviews planning, zoning and permitting

    The Treasury Board Secretariat of Manitoba released a review of planning, zoning and permitting across municipalities in Manitoba. This sweeping look into development in Manitoba had a few points of interest for advocates of mixed-use density. Concern is raised over a supposed lack…

  • Reminder: YIMBY Meeting This Friday, June 7

    Come join YIMBY Winnipeg for our next organizing meeting this Friday. Please get in touch for meeting details. There’s a lot to talk about. We have new updates for the Residential Infill Strategy at last, with a clearer timeline of…

  • May updates on infill & other developments

    2019 is proving to be a big year for infill. Here’s some updates on particular projects, the City’s Residential Infill Strategy & some YIMBY Winnipeg internal group news. Bruce Oake Recovery Centre Construction plans for the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre, with…

  • Recap: YIMBY Winnipeg Meeting of May 3, 2019

    YIMBY Winnipeg had another jam-packed meeting on how to shift our city in a more urban, walkable and mixed-use direction. After a round of introductions, we discussed the proposed planning commission. Unfortunately, a prominent advocate of the committee was unable…