Manitoba Business: Peter Leitch Construction Company

This Winnipeg-based construction firm was founded by Peter Leitch around 1934.

Some of its construction work in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

McCabe Grain Elevator

Pacific Avenue, Brandon

1937

Demolished (2021)

Federal Grain Elevator (repairs)

1083 Logan Avenue, Winnipeg

1939

Demolished (?)

Dominion Post Office Building

449 Main Street, Grandview, Municipality of Grandview

1950

 

Governor Semple School

150 Hartford Avenue, Winnipeg

1950

 

Kent Road School

361 Kent Road, Winnipeg

1952

 

Emerson Customs Building

Boundary Avenue, Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin

1952-1954

 

Carpathia School

300 Carpathia Road, Winnipeg

1953

 

Robertson School

550 Robertson Street, Winnipeg

1953

 

Manitoba Power Commission Building

1075 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1954

 

Brandon Land Titles Building

705 Princess Avenue, Brandon

1958

 

Polo Park Shopping Centre

1485 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1958-1959

 

Canadian National Railway Transcona Shops (Freight and Passenger Car Shop alterations)

150 Pandora Avenue West, Winnipeg

1959-1960

 

Dauphin Federal Building

Dauphin

?

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Peter Leitch (1887-1947)

Sources:

“Govt. will spend $60,000 on Stevenson Airport,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 July 1939, page 19.

“Peter Leitch Construction Ltd.,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 1955, page 37.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

“CNR Shop award to Winnipeg firm,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 December 1959, page 24.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 October 2023