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2007 August News Releases


Living Prairie Museum - Spirit of the Prairie Celebration
WINNIPEG - August 31, 2007 - Come and celebrate the Spirit of the Prairie in a fun-filled day of activities at the Living Prairie Museum! …

Winnipeg Transit Fall schedule and route changes
WINNIPEG - August 31, 2007 - Beginning Sunday, September 2, 2007, transit routes will be operating on a Fall schedule.…

City of Winnipeg August long weekend operating hours
WINNIPEG - August 30, 2007 - All civic offices are closed Monday, August 6, 2007.…

Wolseley to benefit from $850,000 investment in Vimy Ridge Memorial Park
WINNIPEG - August 30, 2007 - The Building Communities Initiative (BCI), a five year $14 million capital investment program co-funded by the City of Winnipeg and Province of Manitoba, has invested $850,000 toward recreational improvements to Vimy Ridge Memorial Park in Winnipeg's Wolseley neighbourhood.…

Inner City Youth get hooked on fishing
WINNIPEG - August 28, 2007 - Young anglers helped celebrate the success of the Fish Winnipeg Inner City Youth at Risk Fishing Program today, a program which saw more than 600 Winnipeg youth enjoy an exciting day of fishing along Winnipeg's Red and Assiniboine Rivers throughout July and August.…

Graham Avenue street closure between Edmonton and Carlton
WINNIPEG - August 22, 2007 - Effective immediately, traffic is being re-routed off Graham Avenue between Edmonton Street and Carlton Street due to the newest construction phase of the Manitoba Hydro building. …

Section of Higgins Avenue closed for TV movie shoot
WINNIPEG - August 13, 2007 - Sections of Higgins Avenue will be closed to traffic starting Monday, August 13, 2007 for the filming of the television mini-series "Chasing the Devil" until Saturday, August 18th on Higgins Avenue between Maple Street and Annabella Street.…

City of Winnipeg invites input from citizens on evaluation and hiring criteria for a Chief of Police
WINNIPEG - August 10, 2007 - The City of Winnipeg is inviting citizens to provide input into the criteria used to evaluate candidates and hire a new Chief of Police. It is the intent of the selection committee to have the consultation process completed by mid-September.…

Arlington Overpass to close for routine maintenance
WINNIPEG - August 10, 2007 - The Arlington Overpass will be closed starting Tuesday August 21, 2007 at 6:00am to Monday August 27, 2007 at 6:00am. …

Famous zoo polar bear accepted into Guinness World Records
WINNIPEG - August 10, 2007 - Debby, the beloved polar bear at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, has been entered into the Guinness World Records as the oldest living polar bear in the wild or captivity. Most polar bears do not survive 20 years in the wild. …

Statement from Mayor Sam Katz
WINNIPEG - August 2, 2006 - Winnipeg, August 2, 2007 — Regarding the collapse of the 35W bridge in our sister city of Minneapolis, Mayor Sam Katz offered the following statement:

City of Winnipeg August long weekend operating hours
WINNIPEG - August 2, 2007 - All civic offices are closed Monday, August 6, 2007…

West Side Story
WINNIPEG - August 2, 2007 - Winnipeg’s West End Library will be relocating as part of the soon-to-be renovated Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Avenue.…

Hard work ahead for council on next budget
WINNIPEG - August 1, 2007 - Committed to making Winnipeg a competitive city of opportunity, Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz today spoke about the possibility of a third business tax cut and fourth property tax freeze in 2008.

Last update: 01.11.2011

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