Am I the only one who kinda sorta doesn't like the new Winnipeg Transit "Rapid Transit" logo and branding? One Man Committee makes a pretty good attempt at giving it a positive review. But I'm not sold. I'm confused as to why they've chosen to exclude "Winnipeg Transit" from the branding. Bus rapid transit is … Continue reading Rapid Transit Branding. Winnipeg Style.
I was poking around the HTML source of the Winnipeg NHL season tickets drive website - driveto13.com - on Tuesday where I discovered this HTML comment. It looks like True North was actually planning an announcement last week. As of today (June 2nd) 5 of 8 presale groups have been activated. This HTML comment points to a … Continue reading Was True North really planning an NHL announcement last week?
My new employer Think Shift is looking to fill 2 full-time positions. 1. A web developer with a bunch of ASP experience. Full posting. 2. Production & Media Coordinator - as far as I understand this is a bit of a crazy hybrid position where you get to tell a bunch of nerds what to … Continue reading Hiring in Winnipeg: Web Developer and Production Coordinator
Driving around with a friend (who recently moved back to the city) the other day when he brought up a good point, city street signs are completely random. It's impossible to know where to look for a street sign and sometimes you can't find one at all, even at major intersections. In cities like Winnipeg, … Continue reading Winnipeg Please Standardize Street Signs
I came across a 2 part "Mantioba Travelogue" video from the 1940s on youtube. An era when Manitoba seemed to have been much more prosperous. Part 1: mainly features Winnipeg. Interesting facts at the time Winnipeg was Canada's 4th largest city - a position currently occupied by Ottawa-Gatineau (Winnipeg #8 now) - and meatpacking was the #1 industry … Continue reading Vintage Manitoba Film Footage