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History of Jameswood

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Jameswood was part of the St. James when it became part of the City of Winnipeg which came into legal existence on January 1, 1972.

Jameswood is made up of a late 1950s armed forces residential development on its west side (17 Wing Canadian Forces Base is located just north and east of the neighbourhood. There is also a commercial development at Ness Avenue and Whytewold Road, athletic fields (located at the south end of one of the main runways of the Winnipeg International Airport) and a small residential development at its east end.