UW Community Renewal Corporation

Merchants Corner takes shape

Thanks to our generous donors, Merchants Corner is taking shape on Selkirk Avenue. Access our update here:   Merchants Corner taking shape

$2.5 million gift supports new Leatherdale Hall

 Expansion includes new academic, community spaces and return of beloved “Tony’s Canteen” WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Board of Regent’s last night approved construction of a $ 4.75 million dollar addition to Wesley Hall and the Collegiate, made possible by a generous lead gift of $2.5 million from Dr. Douglas W. and Mrs. …Read more >

Eco Gold for UWinnipeg

Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex achieves LEED Gold status WINNIPEG, MB –Following an in-depth LEED certification process by the Canada Green Building Council, The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex has been awarded LEED Gold status, joining an elite …Read more >

Good bye Merch – hello Merchants Corner

Today the North End a community celebrated on Selkirk Avenue as the first sledgehammer swung at the old Merchants Hotel, which is being transformed into an educational and affordable housing complex. The original three storey Merchants building, constructed in 1913, is being gutted and converted to a mix of residential and educational uses.  The exterior …Read more >

New student housing comes to life

With Government of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg support, UWinnipeg creates more housing options downtown for students and broader community Construction is now underway at 320 Colony Street on a 14-storey apartment complex that will add more living options in downtown Winnipeg for students, families and individuals. UWinnipeg Commons, a 112,000-square-foot building, will contain 102 …Read more >

$1.35 million for Merchants Corner redevelopment

  WINNIPEG, MB – – The North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC) in partnership with Merchants Inc. today celebrated its major donors who have contributed over $1.35 million dollars to the redevelopment of Merchants Corner. “The issues that confront our inner city are legendary and the Merchants Hotel was one of the most egregious examples.  …Read more >

Construction of new apartment complex begins

The University of Winnipeg is now preparing for construction of a new apartment complex that will offer much needed additional downtown rental options to students as well as the broader community. It will be located at 320 Colony Street, south of the Buhler Centre, and is expected to be complete in Summer 2016. The project …Read more >

MPG on Campus Grand Opening Saturday, December 13

Mondetta Performance Gear – Mondetta’s fashion forward active wear collection – is on sale at this Saturday’s Grand Opening:         Saturday, December 13th 9 am – 6 pm 2nd floor Duckworth Centre 400 Spence Street – University of Winnipeg campus •    store discounts & giveaways all day long! (NOTE the store offers …Read more >

New-tritious options in Duckworth Centre

New Smoothie Bar in Duckworth Centre now open for business; Café Bodhi to follow shortly  WINNIPEG, MB – Newly renovated space on the second floor of The University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre now includes two new nutritious options for students and visitors:  Smoothie Bar is now serving customers and Café Bodhi and will be open …Read more >

United Health and RecPlex dedicated to campus and community health

Enjoying the new United Health and RecPlex – photo by Kelly Morton Dedication ceremony held for $40 million recreation and wellness destination WINNIPEG, MB – A dedication ceremony was followed by public tours of the most significant recreation and wellness facility ever created in Winnipeg’s inner city community today, bringing The University of Winnipeg United …Read more >