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2008 October News Releases

Mayor introduces new By-Law Enforcement Services Unit
WINNIPEG - October 31, 2008 — Today, Mayor Sam Katz introduced the new Community By-law Enforcement Services Unit. This unit will enforce the new Neighbourhood Liveability By-law that Council approved earlier this year, and will provide for an enhanced integration of work and consistency of enforcement for those by-laws that affect the day to day lives of Winnipeggers…

Norberry-Glenlee Community Centres unite to build new shared facility
WINNIPEG - October 31, 2008 — Committed to the future of recreation and leisure services in the City of Winnipeg, Mayor Sam Katz and the Honourable Nancy Allan, Minister of Labour and Immigration today celebrated the official ground breaking of the amalgamated Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre located at 26 Molgat Avenue in St. Vital…

Winnipeg Fire Department Launches 2008 "Toy Mountain" Campaign
WINNIPEG - October 31, 2008 — The Winnipeg Fire Department today launched its 3rd annual Toy Mountain campaign to collect new, unwrapped Christmas toys for children. The campaign was launched by retired and current firefighters alongside representatives from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the Salvation Army and Scotia Bank…

Assiniboine Park Zoo's Snow Leopards on the move
WINNIPEG - October 27, 2008 — The Zoo has maintained Snow Leopards for 41 years, during which time it has recorded 26 surviving births, remarkable considering this species is often challenging to breed in captivity. Assiniboine Park Zoo has sent offspring to a number of Canadian zoos, to Alaska, Argentina, Czech Republic and to England, and is presently in the process of sending another specimen to Mogo Zoo in Australia…

Fall leaf sweeping program to begin on city streets
WINNIPEG - October 24, 2008 — The City's fall clean-up of streets will begin early Monday morning, October 27, 2008, weather permitting, and will target areas of Winnipeg where the accumulation of leaves is particularly heavy. …

Katz Announces New Leadership Team
WINNIPEG - October 23, 2008 — Committed to focusing on the priorities of Winnipeggers and addressing long term issues, Mayor Sam Katz today announced his leadership team including the addition of new responsibilities and two new councillors to Executive Policy Committee (EPC)…

State of the City to Benefit Charities
WINNIPEG - October 22, 2008 — Mayor Sam Katz joined by The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce pledged to donate 50% of the net proceeds from the 2009 Mayor's State of the City address, which will be sponsored by MTS Allstream to Siloam Mission, New Life Ministries, and the Children's Rehabilitation Foundation…

High river levels force closure of Assiniboine River Walk
WINNIPEG - October 20, 2008 — The Assiniboine River Walk has been temporarily closed to pedestrian traffic due to high river levels…

Winnipeg Zoo's white buffalo on loan
WINNIPEG - October 17, 2008 — Blizzard, the famous White Buffalo at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, is scheduled to travel to another Canadian zoo on October 21, 2008, on a six-month loan agreement…

Leo Mol Sculpture Garden plans for a colorful spring
WINNIPEG - October 16, 2008 — Representatives from the Dutch community of Winnipeg will be assembling on Thursday, October 16, 2008, to help plant some of the 10,000 donated tulips that will bloom next spring in Assiniboine Park's Leo Mol Sculpture Garden. Netherlands Vice Consul, Hans Hasenack will bring greetings and present the tulips donation to Assiniboine Park Horticulturist, Ken Beattie…

Fire Prevention Week
WINNIPEG - October 9, 2008 — As part of Fire Prevention Week, on Saturday, October 11, 2008 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., members of the public are welcome to drop in and meet the firefighters and check out the firefighting equipment at all Fire Paramedic Stations throughout the city…

Remembering the First World War
WINNIPEG - October 9, 2008 — On October 18, 2008, Brookside Cemetery will be remembering the 90th Anniversary of the signing of the armistice to end the First World War by rededicating the first section of the Field of Honour where War Dead and Veterans who served in that war are interred…

City of Winnipeg operating hours for the October Long Weekend
WINNIPEG - October 9, 2008 — Operating hours for City facilities and services are listed below, including civic offices, garbage/recycling, golf courses, transit, libraries, zoo, conservatory, pools, leisure centres and animal services…

Fire Prevention Week to take place October 5-11, 2008
WINNIPEG - October 6, 2008 — October 5-11, 2008 is Fire Prevention Week in Canada. This year's theme is "Prevent Home Fires", and fire services across the nation will be spreading the word about the dangers of fire, and what you can do to make your home safer…

Temporary Closure of Elmwood / Kildonan Pool Extended
WINNIPEG - October 3, 2008 — The public is advised that the temporary closure of Elmwood Kildonan Pool, 909 Concordia Avenue, has been extended by 3 days in order to complete installation of a new waterslide. The pool will re-open to the public on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 6 a.m.…

Partial opening of Pan Am Pool Complex on October 5, 2008
WINNIPEG - October 2, 2008 - The main swim tank at the Pan Am Pool complex, which was scheduled to be opened on Sunday, October 5, 2008, will remain closed until Thursday, October 9, 2008, at 6:00 am for the completion of maintenance repairs…

Railway crossing closure on McPhillips Street between Pacific Avenue and Elgin Avenue
WINNIPEG - October 2, 2008 - The public is advised that McPhillips Street will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic this weekend for the reconstruction of the railway crossing between Pacific Avenue and Elgin Avenue…

Winnipeg Public Library Presents "Influenza 1918: Disease, Death and Struggle in Winnipeg"
WINNIPEG - October 2, 2008 - Winnipeg Public Library presents a public lecture on the greatest pandemic in recorded history. Manitoba historian Esyllt Jones will discuss the influenza pandemic that struck Winnipeg nearly 90 years ago. …

Library Unveils Chinese Photography Exhibit and Book Donation
WINNIPEG - October 2, 2008 - On October 6, the Millennium Library will unveil Folk Sports in China, a new photography exhibit courtesy of the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural & Community Centre. The exhibit comprises a large number of panels depicting everyday sporting life in China…

General Assessment for Property Owners in Winnipeg
WINNIPEG - October 1, 2008 - Over the next few months, property owners in Winnipeg will be receiving preliminary information concerning the proposed value of their property for the 2010 General Assessment…

Last update: August 10, 2015