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2004
May News Releases

Impact of heavy rainfall
WINNIPEG - MAY 31, 2004 - Approximately 70 millimeters of rain has fallen in Winnipeg since Saturday, May 29. This rain, combined with even heavier rainfall in parts of the Red River Basin, has caused the river to rise approximately 5 feet above normal.…

Campaign Signs and Campaigning in Civic Facilities
WINNIPEG - MAY 26, 2004 - All Candidates for the upcoming Federal, Provincial and Civic Elections are required to comply with the provisions of The City of Winnipeg Temporary Street Signs By-law with respect to posting election signs during the campaign period.…

Blue Box collection back on schedule
WINNIPEG - MAY 19, 2004 - Blue box recycling collection is back on schedule. Dan McInnis, Manager of the City's Solid Waste Services Division, says, "Winnipeg residents were very understanding, and we thank everyone for their patience over the last week."…

River levels to rise – City urges residents to take special precautions
WINNIPEG - MAY 17, 2004 - As a result of heavy rainfall in the Red River Basin, river levels are expected to rise an additional 0.6 meters (2 feet) in Winnipeg by May 21. River levels are already over 1 meter above normal in Winnipeg.…

William Avenue closed to traffic
WINNIPEG - MAY 14, 2004 - William Avenue from just west of Sherbrook Street to the Health Sciences Centre Parking Lot entrance, will be closed to all through traffic from 6 am, Monday, May 17 to 4 pm, Saturday, May 22, to allow disassembly of the construction crane at the Health Sciences Centre expansion project.…

Main Street reconstruction begins
WINNIPEG - MAY 14, 2004 - Reconstruction of the West side of Main Street from Alexander to Portage begins on Monday, May 17th. …

Blue Box Recycling collection still delayed
WINNIPEG - MAY 14, 2004 - Blue box recycling collection is still delayed. Recycling collection trucks, owned and operated by International Paper Industries, were vandalized Tuesday night, putting 16 of the 23 trucks out of commission.…

City Services on Monday, May 24, 2004
WINNIPEG - MAY 13, 2004 - All civic offices will be closed on Monday, May 24, 2004. Additional information on city services is outlined below:…

Blue Box Recycling collection delayed
WINNIPEG - MAY 12, 2004 - Blue box recycling collection will be delayed for the next few days. Recycling collection trucks, owned and operated by International Paper Industries, were vandalized last night and 16 of the 23 trucks are inoperable.…

Message from Mayor Glen Murray
WINNIPEG - MAY 7, 2004 - It is with very mixed emotions that I confirm today that I have accepted the Prime Minister's invitation to run federally in the next national election.…

City reminds residents to recycle old phone books
WINNIPEG - MAY 4, 2004 - The City of Winnipeg reminds residents to recycle their old phone books. Residents with blue box collection can place their phone books in their blue box.…

City begins annual Water Main Cleaning Program today
WINNIPEG - MAY 5, 2004 - The City's Water and Waste Department begins their annual Water Main Cleaning Program today.…

Compost bins on sale at 'down to earth' prices
WINNIPEG - MAY 4, 2004 - The City of Winnipeg and the Province of Manitoba are sponsoring another one day compost bin sale to take place this Saturday, May 8, 2004.…



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