A city committee is about to discuss the Osborne Village Shoppers Drug Mart expansion. The group applying for the changes is setting up boards for everyone in the gallery to see.
Representatives for Shoppers Drug Mart say they need more space for pharmacy, food and post office services, and that the new design will keep with the "urban character" of the Village.
Member of the board makes the point that it has no jurisdiction over the actual sale of the Vi-Ann Restaurant building -- just the zoning issues involved.
Another opponent to the expansion
says he worries if it goes through, the changes will create a "Fortress Shopper's" in Osborne Village .
Owner of Vi-Ann just spoke to the board, saying he's overwhelmed by all the people who have signed petitions in support of his restaurant.
Discussion on the Shopper's expansion now entering hour two at City Hall....
Board of adjustment approves Shopper's expansion plans. But people still have the opportunity to appeal.
At 6:14 on Information Radio, we will let you hear some of what was said at that Board of Adjustment meeting regarding the Shoppers Drug Mart expansion plan for Osborne Village.
At 7:45 A grieving mother's battle with bureaucracy: When her baby died, Lorena Delim says Service Canada told her she could convert her maternity benefits to sick leave. But months later, all she has received from EI is a bill. That story, up in ten minutes on Information Radio.
More than $10,000 in counterfeit clothes have been seized from a store inside Brandon's Shoppers Mall, RCMP announced today. Police removed stock from the Leather Plus store, the mall's general manager has told CBC News.
Jets-Canadiens game at the MTS Centre begins on a good note for the Jets, which are up 1-0 (thanks to a power-play goal) early in the first period.
The Jets build on their lead with a goal by Tanner Glass. 2-0 Jets.
Just braved the mall in search of last-minute holiday shoppers. Some store workers say it's getting so crazy shoppers are grabbing Winnipeg Jets gear right out of their hands. Watch for more at 10:55 p.m.
Best way to beat a struggling, low-confidence squad is to get on them early. Jets following the game plan perfectly. Up 2-0 on the Habs after the first.
Blake Wheeler brings the score up to 3-0 Jets early in the second period.
Habs Tomas Kaberle just gave away the puck at the blue line on a Habs powerplay and forgot to backcheck, giving the Jets a second scoring opportunity. Canadiens fans must be mortified with this aquisition.
Jets take a 4 goal lead on the Habs with a late goal by Tim Stapleton. Wheeler with the assist for his third point off the game.
And that's a game! Jets defeat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0.
Today is one of the busiest travel days of the year. Christine Alongi at the Winnipeg Airports Authority says about 12,000 passengers will pass through James A. Richardson International on Friday. And to all those bearing gifts: Do not wrap them if you've got them in your carry-on, you could be asked to unwrap them if security personnel needs to see them further. Alongi says next week also promises to be very busy with many people who, after celebrating Christmas, are ready to warm up down south.
CRASH with multiple injuries and people requiring extraction from the vehicles at Provencher Blvd. and Archibald Street.