Being the seventh largest city in Canada, Winnipeg is home to approximately 700,000 people. Locally known as ‘the Peg’, Winnipeg was named by Canadian Heritage as the Cultural Capital of Canada in 2010. With a thriving tourist population, demand is high for apartment rentals in Winnipeg.
If you’re looking for a vibrant, thriving neighbourhood, renting in downtown Winnipeg is a great place to start with communities like the Waterfront District, the Forks, the Exchange District, and Chinatown. Average rents in Winnipeg are fairly low compared to other major cities in Canada, but this varies if you are looking for a bachelor apartment to rent or a 3 bedroom apartment.
The best areas to rent in Winnipeg include St. Vital Neighbourhood for it’s close proximity to the St. Vital’s Mall, and Wolesley Neighbourhood for its rich arts and culture. The Norwood Neighbourhoods (East and West) are made up primarily of residential properties with views of the river, and are known for their closeness to the downtown core in Winnipeg. If you prefer a quieter pace, Windsor Park is an affordable neighbourhood in Winnipeg with access to a local golf course, great schools and lots of green space. RentCanada lists available Winnipeg apartments, condo, and house rentals from leading property managers all in one place.