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February 2, 2023

Vote Tied on the Delisting of Leacock House

On February 2nd, 2023, the Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development voted on the removal of Leacock House at 442 Scotia Street from the City of Winnipeg’s List of Historical Resources. Heritage Winnipeg’s Executive Director, Cindy Tugwell, was at the meeting while Councillor Ross Eadie appeared over Zoom, both to speak in opposition to…

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January 10, 2023

Advocacy Achievement! Celebrating Two New Heritage Designations

On January 9th, 2023, the 1967 West Kildonan Public Library at 365 Jefferson Avenue and the 1923 International Order of Odd Fellows Home at 4025 Roblin Boulevard were officially added to the City of Winnipeg’s List of Historical Resources. The Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development unanimously passed motions for both buildings to become…

December 31, 2022

Thank You Heritage Supporters!

Thank you so much to everyone who made our 3rd annual December Donation Drive such a success! We are so grateful for all the support we received in 2022 and cannot wait to see what the new year will bring. With your donations, Heritage Winnipeg’s important work advocating for and celebrating Winnipeg’s built heritage will…

December 30, 2022

President of the St. Vital Historical Society and Museum Passes

On December 28th, 2022, Robert Winston Holliday, President of the St. Vital Historical Society and Museum, passed away following a long battle with cancer. A driving force behind the Museum, Bob was a passionate storyteller who put his heart into everything he did, from crime reporting to wrestling promotion. Heritage Winnipeg had the pleasure of…

December 27, 2022

Remembering Paul Haverstock

Heritage Winnipeg is saddened to hear of the passing of Paul Haverstock on Sunday, December 25th, 2022. Paul was a Heritage Winnipeg Board Member who worked with our organization during his tenure at the Fort Garry Hotel, providing exceptional service for our annual spring fundraising events, and later during countless events at the Millennium Centre…

December 1, 2022

Heritage Winnipeg’s 3rd Annual December Donation Drive

We are once again inviting you to make a difference in your community by supporting our efforts to advocate for and celebrate Winnipeg’s rich collection of historic resources through our December Donation Drive. Your donation is an investment in the future of all Winnipeggers, helping build a diverse, vibrant, sustainable and desirable city that we…

October 17, 2022

Remembering An Exemplary Architect: Étienne Gaboury

On Friday, October 14th, 2022, the renowned Franco-Manitoban architect, Étienne Gaboury, passed away at age 92. An innovative and prolific artist at heart, Gaboury gave prairie architecture a distinctive identity that earned him great accolades. As many of his works have aged gracefully into beautiful heritage buildings, the memory Gaboury will live on through his…

October 13, 2022

Where do the Candidates Stand on Built Heritage Issues?

  Heritage Winnipeg’s 2022 Municipal Election Survey In anticipation of Winnipeg’s municipal election on October 26th, 2022, Heritage Winnipeg sent a survey to all candidates, hoping to better understand what built heritage means to each of them and what actions they would be willing take in support of built heritage if elected. Conserving built heritage…

October 10, 2022

Advocacy In Action! The Odd Fellows Home

On September 15th, 2022, the Manitoba Municipal Board released a report and recommendations regarding the rezoning of 4025 Roblin Boulevard, the lot on which the Odd Fellows Home sits, from Residential Multi-Family (Small) to Residential Multi-Family (Large). The rezoning, which would have paved the way for the development of a new 199 unit multi-family building…

August 4, 2022

Free Summer Tours! Strolling Through History on the Grounds of Kennedy House

The Kennedy House Renewal Committee is pleased to announce that an interpreter will be on the grounds of the house (417 River Road in St. Andrews) to share the significant stories of Captain William Kennedy, his family, and his many exploits throughout the month of August 2022. Outdoor tours will operate Wednesday and Thursday evenings…

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