Waverley Heights is a neighborhood in South Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It is bordered on the north by Bishop Grandin Boulevard, on the west by Waverley Street, on the south by Bison Drive, and on the East by Pembina Highway. Waverley Heights occupies approximately two square kilometers. Most of the dwellings are single-detached, with approximately 40% being semi-detached, row, or apartment style dwellings.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. Centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, it is near the longitudinal centre of North America, approximately 110 kilometres (70 mi) north of the Canada–United States border.
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada. It is often considered one of the three prairie provinces and is Canada's fifth-most populous province with its estimated 1.3 million people. Manitoba covers 649,950 square kilometres (250,900 sq mi) with a widely varied landscape, stretching from the northern oceanic coastline to the southern border with the United States. The province is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territories of Nunavut to the north, and Northwest Territories to the northwest, and the U.S. states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, with 70% of citizens residing within 100 kilometres (62 mi) of the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.
The population of Waverley Heights was 5,195 in 2006.
In biology, a population is all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding. The area of a sexual population is the area where inter-breeding is potentially possible between any pair within the area, and where the probability of interbreeding is greater than the probability of cross-breeding with individuals from other areas.
The first homes in Waverley Heights were built in 1974 and the last home was built in 2001.
Waverley Heights has two elementary schools: Chancellor School and Bonneycastle School, and one Junior High School: Arthur A. Leach Junior High School.
Waverley Heights is a part of the Pembina Trails School Division.
Pembina Trails School Division serves the southwest communities of Winnipeg, with a student population of approximately 14,000 in 34 schools.
The Waverley Heights Community Center provides recreation services to the Waverley Heights neighborhood. It also provides services to the Richmond West area to the south and to the region between the University of Manitoba and Bishop Grandin.
Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time. The "need to do something for recreation" is an essential element of human biology and psychology. Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and are considered to be "fun".
The University of Manitoba is a public research university in Manitoba, Canada. Its main campus is located in the Fort Garry neighbourhood of southern Winnipeg with other campuses throughout the city. Founded in 1877, it is Western Canada's first university. The university maintains a reputation as a top research-intensive post-secondary educational institution and conducts more research annually than any other university in the region.
Waverley Heights is a part of Winnipeg's St. Norbert electoral ward and is represented on city council by Markus Chambers. It is also a part of the St. Norbert electoral division and is represented in the provincial legislature by Jon Reyes. Waverley Heights is a part of the Winnipeg South federal riding and is represented in Canadian Parliament by Terry Duguid.
Winnipeg South Centre is a federal electoral district in Manitoba, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1979 and since 1988.
Lord Roberts was a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba, located in the south-central section of the City of Winnipeg. It was created by redistribution in 1999, and consists primarily of territory taken from the now-defunct ridings of Osborne and Crescentwood. The district is named after Field Marshal Lord Roberts.
Fort Garry was a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1957, and has formally existed since the provincial election of 1958. The riding is located in the south-central region of the City of Winnipeg. It was named for the historical Fort Garry which was occupied by supporters of Louis Riel during the Red River Rebellion of 1870.
Fort Whyte is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created in 1999, after the provincial electoral boundaries commission determined that southwestern Winnipeg had experienced enough population growth to deserve an extra seat. Fort Whyte was created from territory formerly belonging to Fort Garry and St. Norbert.
St. Norbert is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba.
Route 165 is a highway in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Currently the route is an at-grade expressway running from an interchange with Kenaston Boulevard (Route 90) to Lagimodiere Boulevard. The route runs through the districts of Fort Garry, St. Vital, and St. Boniface.
St. Vital is a district of the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Located in the south-central part of the city, it is bounded on the north by Carrière Avenue, on the south by the northern limit of the Rural Municipality of Ritchot, on the west by the Red River and on the east by the Seine River, with the exception of the part lying south of the Perimeter Highway, which extends east across the Seine to the boundary of the Rural Municipality of Springfield. The population as of the 2006 census was 161,605. It had increased to 166,149 by the 2011 census.
Fort Rouge is a district of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Located in the south-central part of the city, it is bounded on the north by the Assiniboine River, on the east and south by the Red River, and on the west by Stafford Street and Pembina Highway. Fort Rouge is not a discrete census district, so its population cannot be easily obtained through census records; the 2006 combined population of Fort Rouge and the neighbouring district of River Heights was 56,505.
Fort Garry is a district of the Canadian city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, located in the southwestern part of the city south of the district of Fort Rouge and east of the former town of Tuxedo. It was named for the historical fortification in Downtown Winnipeg known as Upper Fort Garry, although the nearest (northernmost) point of the district is actually 3.75 km from the site of the fort.
Crescentwood was developed by noted Winnipeg real estate agent C. H. Enderton. The neighbourhood is bordered on the north by Academy road, on the east by the Assiniboine river, on the south by Corydon avenue, and on the west by Cambridge street.
St. Norbert is a bilingual neighbourhood in the southernmost part of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. While outside the Perimeter Highway,, it is still part of the city. The population is just over 5,000. Each summer, the community is home to the St. Norbert Farmers' Market, drawing large crowds from Winnipeg and the surrounding area. Other attractions include the St. Norbert Provincial Heritage Park, and the St. Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre. St. Norbert is the closest community to the Red River Floodway gates.
Wildwood Park is a suburban community in Winnipeg that has a central green space and no front roads, with communal walkways, playgrounds and parks. Nearly all of the original houses are based on five variations of three basic designs, pre-fabricated in one section of the site. The site plan concept is based on the Radburn community design of architects Henry Wright and Clarence Stein who advocated the idea of designing neighbourhoods for the "motor age". It varies from the original in the introduction of crescents as the local access roads. It was developed in 1946–47 by Hubert Bird and designed by Green, Blankstein, Russell (GBR). It is well known as an early example of the Radburn pattern, which has found extensive application in the second half of the 20th century. It presages the emergence of the Fused Grid that uses the same principle of filtered permeability.
Grant Park is a neighbourhood in Winnipeg's south end. Its general boundaries are Pembina Hwy. to the east. Corydon Ave. to the north. Taylor Ave. to the south, and Cambridge St. to the west.
Route 42 is a major arterial road located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It connects the suburbs of North Kildonan, East Kildonan, Fort Rouge, Fort Garry, and St. Norbert with the city's downtown core. In the north, it is a continuation of Manitoba Provincial Road 204; in the south, it is a continuation of PTH 75, also known as the Lord Selkirk Highway.
Whyte Ridge is a residential subdivision of approximately 1500 homes in the southwest corner of the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The subdivision was built on former farmland, just south of a small townsite that was historically known as Fort Whyte. The first homes in the subdivision were constructed in 1986. The final homes in the subdivision were constructed in 2007. Effective October 2018, Whyte Ridge is now part of Waverley West ward.
Linden Woods is a neighborhood in the southwest corner of city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada a part of the Fort Garry North neighborhood cluster. The first phase was designed by IDE in 1980. The construction of houses began in 1982.
Fort Richmond is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 2008, out of parts of St. Norbert and Fort Garry.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, is subdivided in different ways for different purposes. The suburbs and neighbourhoods of Winnipeg take their names from former administrative districts, parishes, and geographic features.
Richmond West is a suburb in southwest Winnipeg, Manitoba. Richmond West was originally part of the Rural Municipality of Fort Garry, Winnipeg which was incorporated in 1912. On January 1, 1972 Fort Garry legally became part of the City of Winnipeg.