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2005 August News Releases

Operating hours for city facilities, Labor Day weekend
WINNIPEG - August 31, 2005 - - All civic offices will be closed on Monday, September 5th, 2005. Additional information on City services is provided below.

Pan Am Recreation Facility closed for maintenance
WINNIPEG - August 26, 2005 - - The Pan Am Recreation Facility, 25 Poseidon Bay, will be closed for scheduled maintenance beginning August 27, 2005.

Cleanup of Norwood Bridge logjam commences
WINNIPEG - August 25, 2005 - Work to remove the logjam on the west bank of the Red River at the Norwood Bridge will commence today.

Statement from Mayor Katz
WINNIPEG - August 24, 2005 - Following the election of Winnipeg Police Chief Jack Ewatski as President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) today in Ottawa, Mayor Sam Katz issued the following statement.

Public Open House for Comprehensive Zoning By-Law 6400 Review Project
WINNIPEG - August 23, 2005 - The City of Winnipeg's Planning, Property and Development Department is holding a Public Open House to present the Winnipeg Zoning By-law Approach Report.

Statement from Mayor Sam Katz
WINNIPEG - August 22, 2005 - In light of the personal attacks made today on Chief Shoemaker by the leadership of the United Firefighters of Winnipeg, which represents a portion of the employees of Winnipeg's Fire Paramedic Service, Mayor Sam Katz issued the following statement.

Demolish-related implosion of former Ogilvie Mills structures goes off as planned
WINNIPEG - August 21, 2005 - The main elevator building and smoke stack on the former Ogilvie Mills site at 49 Higgins Avenue were levelled with a planned implosion early this morning.

Youth Career Camp at The City of Winnipeg
WINNIPEG - August 19, 2005 - The City of Winnipeg Corporate Services Department and the Citizen Equity Committee will be hosting a week long Youth Career Camp starting Monday, August 22, 2005.

City of Winnipeg to demolish buildings on Ogilvie Mills site by implosion
WINNIPEG - August 19, 2005 - The main elevator building and smoke stack on the former Ogilvie Mills site at 49 Higgins Avenue between Annabella and Mordaunt Streets, will be demolished by implosion on Sunday morning, August 21, 2005.

Taste and odour more noticeable in Winnipeg's tap water
WINNIPEG - August 18, 2005 - "Some residents may find that the taste and odour in their tap water is more noticeable and lasting longer this season than it normally would," says Kelly Kjartanson, Manager of the City's Environmental Standards Division.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging postponed within Winnipeg until further notice
WINNIPEG - August 18, 2005 - Based on Provincial West Nile virus surveillance data and current environmental conditions, fogging operations for West Nile virus are postponed until further notice.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging postponed tonight
WINNIPEG - August 17, 2005 - Based on the most recent Provincial West Nile virus surveillance data received late this evening, the Provincial Chief Medical Health Officer has advised the City of Winnipeg to postpone the fogging operations planned for this evening.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging postponed tonight
WINNIPEG - August 16, 2005 - Based on the most recent Provincial West Nile virus surveillance data received late this evening, the Provincial Chief Medical Health Officer has advised the City of Winnipeg to postpone the fogging operations planned for this evening.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging delayed by inclement weather last night/Program to resume this evening weather permitting
WINNIPEG - August 16, 2005 - Due to the cooler overnight temperatures, the City of Winnipeg was unable to fog any of the proposed areas for from Friday night's schedule.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 15, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

Civic Environmental Committee partners with Climate Change Connection to produce French Idle Free Zone signs
WINNIPEG - August 15, 2005 - On Monday June 13, 2005, the City of Winnipeg Civic Environmental Committee (CEC) passed a motion to purchase French language Idle Free Zone signs in response to requests from Winnipeg's French community for signs in the French language.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 14, 2005 - Due to the cooler overnight temperatures, the City of Winnipeg was not able to complete all of Saturday night's West Nile virus fogging schedule.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging delayed by inclement weather last night/Program to resume this evening weather permitting
WINNIPEG - August 13, 2005 - Due to the cooler overnight temperatures, the City of Winnipeg was unable to fog any of the proposed areas for from Friday night's schedule.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 12, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 11, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 10, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 09, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 08, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 07, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 06, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

City clean-up to take longer
WINNIPEG - August 05, 2005 - Given the extraordinary winds and numerous storms the City has faced this summer, the City's Urban Forestry Branch announced today that it expects the branch clean-up of the City to take longer than originally expected.

Zoo's lion cubs named
WINNIPEG - August 05, 2005 - In a month-long contest ending August 2, Zoo visitors submitted 4910 entries in the hopes of winning the honour of naming the Zoo's lion cub celebrities.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 05, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 04, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging delayed by inclement weather last night / program to resume this evening weather permitting
WINNIPEG - August 03, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 02, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

West Nile Virus mosquito fogging continues under provincial order
WINNIPEG - August 01, 2005 - Tonight, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg will continue its city-wide West Nile Virus Fogging Program, as required by the Province of Manitoba's Public Health Order. The issuance of this city-wide Public Health Order means that buffer zones are no longer in effect.

Last update: 29.03.2007

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