No one should be surprised at the decline in housing affordability — home prices have been steadily rising and mortage rates have also increased. But these increases have not been enough to derail the strong performance of this ...
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has made a list and has checked it twice, much to the chagrin of Parliament Hill journalists.
It’s sort of like Santa’s list since it is meant to reward those who have been nice and punish th...
Nurseries, hardware stores and shopping malls now have good stocks of plants available for your home garden.
For planting season, some basic gardening advice is helpful and time saving.
If you buy plants on a hot day, it&rsquo...
Manitoba’s housing affordability declined for a third consecutive quarter, according to the latest Housing Affordability Index recently released by RBC Economics.
Despite the decline, Manitoba remains one of Canada’s most...
by Bruce Cherney
New York-based Sotheby’s auction house described the artifacts as “the most historically significant group of American Indian art ever to be offered at auction.”
What was being offered was th...
I hope that the movie opening this weekend is a lot better than the book, otherwise moviegoers are going to be gravely disappointed.
For all the hype, Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code is a ho-hum piece of fiction wrapped aro...
Mayor Sam Katz says he will be using methods advocated by former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to make
Winnipeg’s downtown safer.
Giuliani was recently in Winnipeg as the guest speaker for the final event of City Summit. ...
by Bruce Cherney
The Winnipeg Foundation, which last year allocated grants to 600 local charities totalling $16.2 million, recently celebrated its 85th anniversary.
The foundation was established in 1921 by William “Bill...
by Stefano Grande
Winnipeg’s recent City Summit has wrapped up, and one of the recommendations that came out of it is to create more housing in our downtown.
We at the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
Western Canadian homes are a lot more comfortable thanks to energy-efficient glass and better window seals.
Like any product, insulated glass units can break down after they have been through many hot and cold cycles as well a...