22 May 2019

Fort Garry got it’s name from the Hudson Bay Company, when they first setup shop in which is now downtown Winnipeg, they named it Upper Fort Garry. Lower Fort Garry was located 32 kms down river. The name Fort Garry lives on through many different businesses and landmarks including the Fort Garry Hotel, the Fort […]

22 May 2019

Fort Rouge was named after the fort by the same name which was constructed in 1738 on the Assiniboine River by early settlers. It was originally a middle or working class neighbourhood for the most part (with some exceptions, like Wellington crescent and Roslyn Road) now a days it is a large area of the […]

22 May 2019

Tuxedo is an upper class neighbourhood located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is the most affluent neighbourhood in the city. Tuxedo was originally named Tuxedo Park and saw a significant boom from city dwellers in neighbourhoods like Wolseley during the years 1900 to 1914. Riverbend Movers have been servicing Tuxedo with professional moving services for over a decade. […]

22 May 2019

Osborne Village is Winnipeg’s hippest neighbourhood to work, live and play in. It was named after Lieutenant Colonel William Osborne Smith who was the first commanding officer of the military district that included Winnipeg. Osborne Village has gone from being one of Winnipeg’s first suburbs, as part of Fort Rouge, to a vibrant and unique […]

22 May 2019

Home to over sixty thousand residents, St. Vital is located in the southern central part of Winnipeg. With a long and rich history dating back to 1822, modern day St. Vital is a vibrant community that is an integral part of the city of Winnipeg. St. Vital Center, St. Vital Park and the restored home […]

22 May 2019

Wolseley is one of the most unique communities in Canada. Most of the homes being built in the 1930s, it’s actually one of the most intact neighbourhoods in all of Canada from the pre World War I era. It was originally an upper-middle-class area, but as the wealthy residents began moving to suburbs the large […]

22 May 2019

River Heights is a great place to raise a family with many beautiful homes and a great school system. Most of the homes were built in the early to mid 1900’s, which gives the tree lined streets of River Heights plenty of character. Adjacent to the Assiniboine river, the neighbourhood got it’s name due it’s […]

22 May 2019

St. Norbert is technically outside of the perimeter, we here at Riverbend Movers have never had any doubt in our mind that it’s part of the Winnipeg family! Located on the south side of the city, it’s the closest community to the flood gates. Home to St Norbert every summer is the Farmer’s Market where […]

22 May 2019

With a population of over fifty thousand people, Saint Boniface is home to Manitoba’s largest Franco-Manitoban population. In addition Old St. Boniface, the region also covers Norwood, Windsor Park, Southdale, Southland Park, Royalwood, Sage Creek and Island Lakes, plus a large industrial area. With lots of famous landmarks including the Cathedral, Provencher Bridge and St. […]

22 May 2019

Located in the south western part of Winnipeg, Charleswood is one of the oldest communities in Winnipeg. There’s some debate as to why it was called Charleswood, with some believing it was after Charles Kelly, while others believe it was named after St. Charles. Whatever you chose to believe, Riverbend Movers doesn’t discriminate, we offer […]