UW Community Renewal Corporation

RecPlex tour November 7 – all welcome

The RecPlex in action – community residents, students and Wesmen athletes enjoy the new space – October 5, 2014 Everyone welcome! Come take a tour of the new United Health and RecPlex on Friday, November 7, 2014, at 12:30 pm. The $40 million dollar UNITED Health and RecPlex is the most comprehensive athletic and wellness …Read more >

Diversity Foods Migrates South

Award-winning Diversity Foods sets up shop at FortWhyte Alive It is not only thousands of geese that are touching down at FortWhyte Alive in south Winnipeg over the next few weeks — award-winning Diversity Foods is spreading its wings to become the exclusive on-site provider of food and beverage service at the popular eco-centre, effective  …Read more >

Honouring talent and innovation at Convocation

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is proud to announce that the following awards will be bestowed at Autumn 2014 Convocation on October 17, 2014. “We have incredibly talented and dedicated faculty and staff who go above and beyond to inspire and nurture students. In fact, it is one of the most notable characteristics …Read more >

LEAF’s restaurant eco-certification includes UWinnipeg

Eateries at University of Winnipeg Now Certified for Sustainability Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF), a non-profit national third-party certifier of sustainability for foodservice establishments, announced today the expansion of its eco-certification program into Winnipeg with five foodservice establishments receiving a Level 2 designation for their efforts to operate sustainably.  “We do as much as …Read more >

Chef Ben Kramer is cooking up fun with CBC – Thurs, Sept 11

  CHEF BEN KRAMER IS COOKING UP FUN WITH CBC  on  Thursday, September 11, 2014 CBC radio will be on campus Thursday morning, September 11, at Elements – The Restaurant (599 Portage Avenue) celebrating Manitoba food with campus chef Ben Kramer. CBC has launched a contest asking listeners for “Manitoba recipes” – dishes made with …Read more >

Feeding Folkies

Diversity Food will slice, dice and chop until they drop creating 52,000 backstage meals at Folk Fest under the direction of Ben Kramer.

UWinnipeg assists redevelopment of the Merchants Hotel on Selkirk Avenue

Improved Opportunities for Education, More Affordable Housing for the North End photo: Rob Neufeld, North End Community Renewal Corporation; community activist Michael Champagne; Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, Minister Kevin Chief; Premier Greg Selinger; community leader Kathy Mallet The Manitoba government is investing $11.1 million to support the redevelopment of the Merchants Hotel into a mixed-use education …Read more >

Bringing UWinnipeg’s history to life on Spence Street

Photo: Original Tyndall stone embedded in new UNITED Health & RecPlex as construction nears completion  WINNIPEG, MB – It was 1871 when the first students gathered in a house in what is today West Kildonan to study the classics, an initiative of the Reverend John Black. That humble beginning grew to become The University of …Read more >

Generous gift creates Great-West Life Healthy Campus and Research Centre

 Community wellness hub anchors new UNITED Health & RecPlex – Architect’s rendering  May 2014  WINNIPEG, MB –The most comprehensive athletic, health, wellness and healing facility ever built in the heart of Winnipeg’s inner city will now include the Great-West Life Healthy Campus and Research Centre, thanks to a generous $500,000 gift announced today from Great-West …Read more >

Jane’s Walk and UWinnipeg – this weekend

Photo – UWinnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex WINNIPEG, MB – It’s time to pull out your sneakers and learn more about the history and diversity of Winnipeg. Jane’s Walk takes place this weekend and The University of Winnipeg is pleased to participate in this annual exploration of our urban neighbourhoods. Urban …Read more >