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2007 September News Releases

Seven Oaks Pool to reopen October 9, 2007
WINNIPEG - September 28, 2007 - The City of Winnipeg has adjusted the reopening date for the Seven Oaks Swimming Pool at 444 Adsum Drive from the original planned date of September 29, 2007 to Tuesday, October 9, 2007.…

City reminds residents to "Turn Over an Old Leaf"
WINNIPEG - September 28, 2007 - Put your autumn leaves to good use by recycling them. Starting October 1, 2007, you can recycle your leaves by dropping them off at one of the ten Leaf It With Us Depots listed below. We'll compost them into a reusable soil-like material.…

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex closes for planned renovations on Saturday, September 29, 2007
WINNIPEG - September 27, 2007 - The Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex at 999 Sargent Avenue will close on Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The Complex is anticipated to re-open to the public in early January 2008.…

Temporary lane closure - Eastbound Portage Avenue at Fort Street
WINNIPEG - September 25, 2007 - On Tuesday, September 25, 2007, two lanes of traffic will be temporarily closed on eastbound Portage Avenue at Fort Street to accommodate Hydro repairs on two manholes in the intersection. It is expected the lane closures will remain in effect until Friday, September 28, 2007.…

CAO, Annitta L. Stenning, resigns
WINNIPEG - September 21, 2007 - "I have accepted the resignation of Annitta Stenning, CAO of the City of Winnipeg based upon mutually agreeable terms. I would like to thank her for her service to the City and wish her well in future endeavours.…

Louise Bridge to close for routine maintenance
WINNIPEG - September 21, 2007 - The Louise Bridge will be closed starting Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 6:00 a.m. to Monday September 24, at 6:00 a.m. The closure is required to complete planned maintenance repairs to the bridge.…

Elm Bark Beetle Control Program expanded
WINNIPEG - September 20, 2007 - On Friday, September 21, 2007, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg's Insect Control Branch will expand its elm bark beetle control program to include American elm trees on city boulevards. Over the next three weeks, crews will treat boulevard American elm trees in high priority areas along certain streets in Insect Management Areas 10, 11, 29, 30, 31, 33, 40, 47, and 50. Spraying of trees will occur between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.…

Civic Facilities Go Live as Wi-Fi Wireless Internet "Hotspots"
WINNIPEG - September 10, 2007 - TCommitted to the expansion of wireless Internet services in the city, Mayor Sam Katz, along with Mr. Kelvin Shepherd, President of Consumer Marketing, MTS Allstream Inc., today officially launched the new wireless service now available at all branches of the Winnipeg Public Library and the Pan Am Pool.…

Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation - Flora Place
WINNIPEG - September 7, 2007 - The paint is barely dry but tenants have already moved into 1 Flora Place, the brand new affordable housing development in Winnipeg's Dufferin neighbourhood. Flora Place has not only revitalized and strengthened the neighbourhood but also provided affordable housing to the citizens of Winnipeg.…

Message of Condolence from Annitta L. Stenning, Chief Administrative Officer
WINNIPEG - September 2, 2007 - I was deeply saddened to learn that Mr. Doug Prysiazniuk had passed away in hospital, as a result of injuries sustained in a workplace accident…

Message of Condolence from Gary Swanson, President, CUPE Local 500
WINNIPEG - September 2, 2007 - Our Local is deeply saddened by the loss of life of one of our members.…

Last update: 28.05.2008

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