Entreprises Riel


Butcher shop eatery a cut above

St. Boniface welcomes retail concept unique to city A retail concept that’s new to Winnipeg — a combined restaurant and butcher shop — has opened in St. Boniface. Bouchée Boucher is the brainchild of the local husband-and-wife team of Alexander … Read more

Charting a future for Marion Street

THE LANCE By:  Simon Fuller Things are changing on Marion Street. In light of a number of significant recent land infill developments on Marion Street, The Lancespoke with key stakeholders who are playing their part in helping secure the landmark street’s … Read more


Entreprises Riel has elected a new board of directors for the 2016/17 year at its annual general meeting held on September 20, 2016: Madeleine Arbez, Francofonds Inc., Raymond Beaudry, Le Garage Café, Norman Boudreau, Boudreau Law, Raymond Clément, Aurèle Foidart, … Read more


  COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE – Saint-Boniface, 20 juin 2016 – DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE Entreprises Riel est fier d’annoncer que les trois kiosques reprennent une vie sur l’Esplanade Riel, dès aujourd’hui, ajoutant vitalité à cette jonction clé entre les communautés de Winnipeg … Read more


Entreprises Riel has elected a new board of directors for the 2015/16 year at its annual general meeting: Aurèle Foidart, Charité Despins – chair, Pierre Normandeau, Talbot et Associés – vice-chair, Rémi Bisson, Bockstael Construction – secretary-treasurer. Members: Madeleine Arbez, … Read more


Un nouveau conseil d’administration a été élu pour l’année 2015-2016 lors de l’assemblée générale annuelle d’Entreprises Riel : Aurèle Foidart, Charité Despins – président, Pierre Normandeau, Talbot et Associés – vice-président, Rémi Bisson, Bockstael Construction – secrétaire-trésorier. Membres : Madeleine … Read more

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Breathing new life into St. B

WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Normand Gousseau stands in front of a two-storey building on the corner of Marion Street and Taché Avenue, one of many structures in St. Boniface being renovated. Photo Store A string of new infill … Read more

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Kiosks reminiscent of Old St. B

ESPLANADE RIEL HOME TO REPLICA 19TH-CENTURY TRAM CARS Trevor Hagan / Winnipeg Free Press Teresa Bowerman and Val Gompf buy cool treats from one of three seasonal kiosks on Esplanade Riel designed to look like horse-drawn trams. Photo Store. Three … Read more

Normand Gousseau of Entreprises Riel (right) was honoured by Mayor Brian Bowman on May 14 for his work with the newly formed St. Norbert Business Improvement Zone.


WINNIPEG, May 14, 2015 – In a ceremony at City Hall today, Mayor Brian Bowman presented the 2015 Mayor’s BIZ Awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions Winnipeggers and organizations have made to enhance their local Business Improvement Zone. ST. … Read more

Thermëa by Nordik Spa

Entreprises Riel has played a pivotal role in recruiting this new attraction to Winnipeg. Having first been contacted by local entrepreneurs to assist them in identifying and securing a site for the project, staff initiated meetings with landowners, real estate … Read more


ENTREPRISES RIEL Entreprises Riel is an economic development, destination marketing and tourism product development agency which promotes the added value of the French language in business and tourism in the Riel district of the City of Winnipeg (St. Boniface, St. … Read more



Entreprises Riel has elected a new board of directors for the 2014/15 year at its annual general meeting: Pictured from left to right, back row: Aurèle Foidart, Charité Despins – Chair, Pierre Normandeau, Talbot et Associés, Norman Boudreau, Boudreau Law, … Read more

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The colors of St. Boniface

A beautiful collaboration between the Provencher Boulevard BIZ, the Maison des artistes and Entreprises Riel!


Michelle Gervais receives a Mayor’s BIZ Award

At a ceremony at City Hall in Winnipeg on Friday May 23rd, 2014, Michelle Gervais was awarded the Mayor’s Biz Award for her work with Tourisme Riel and Ô Tours promoting businesses and attractions in the St. Boniface community. Michelle … Read more

Fire hall on track to becoming youth hostel

By: Arielle Godbout Entreprises Riel executive director Norm Gousseau looks towards the future Canadian Museum for Human Rights, which he hopes will draw students who will want to stay at the youth hostel. (PHOTO BY ARIELLE GODBOUT) Entreprises Riel has … Read more


A renaissance in St. Boniface

Retail, residential projects rising on ex-industrial sites By: Murray McNeill Manager Nadiv Urban is excited to show off the Common Sense Deli & Bakery in St. Boniface. ‘We’ve met the most wonderful people since we moved here,’ he said. RUTH … Read more

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Chocolatier Constance Popp

Chocolatier Constance Popp – In our continued efforts to embrace the French heritage as part of the Provencher Boulevard redevelopment plan, we identified certain types of retailers that would help enhance this theme. We are pleased to have worked with … Read more


Chez Sophie on Esplanade Riel

Upon learning that Salisbury House would not exercise their option to renew their restaurant lease on Esplanade Riel, we didn’t waste any time soliciting community interest to determine who would fill this iconic location. We were very pleased that Stéphane … Read more


St. Norbert Water Stewardship Coalition

St. Norbert to see huge drainage improvements By: Dani Finch The St. Norbert Farmers’ Market and surrounding area will see almost $600,000 worth of upgrades starting this spring. (RUTH BONNEVILLE/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS ARCHIVES) Photo Store A little community in southwest … Read more