Lots of bright ideas
A panel of experts chose 10 ideas from the 740 submissions and are asking Winnipeggers to choose their favourite at chairyouridea.ca. Two more winners will be given a People’s Choice Award, and organizers of Chair Your Idea hope to rustle up funding to make them a reality, in addition to Saturday’s winner.
Design a mobile grocery kiosk operated by local vendors to deliver fresh food to areas of the city that are food deserts, lacking in proper grocery stores.
Turn Portage and Main into a pedestrian scramble, allowing walkers to cross diagonally and all at once.
Host an ice-cream festival, and give away $ 30,000 in free ice cream.