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2009 January News Releases

Katz Primes Winnipeg for Success
WINNIPEG - January 29, 2009 - Mayor Sam Katz today delivered his 5th annual State of the City address, which focused largely on Winnipeg's economic advantages and challenges during the current global economic downturn, including welcoming private sector investment opportunities, an anticipated skilled trade professional job boom, and pledged to search every alternative to raising property taxes for the 12th consecutive year. …

Notice of Registration and Nominations - By-Election for School Trustee - Ward 1, Winnipeg School Division
WINNIPEG - January 28, 2009 - A by-election to fill the vacancy for the Office of School Trustee, Winnipeg School Division Ward 1, will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2009. …

Notice of Registration and Nominations - By-Election for Councillor River Heights-Fort Garry Ward
WINNIPEG - January 23, 2009 - A by-election to fill the vacancy for the Office of Councillor, River Heights-Fort Garry Ward, will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2009. …

Sargent Avenue just East of Empress Street to be closed for Culvert Replacement from January 25 to March 14, 2009
WINNIPEG - January 23, 2009 - Sargent Avenue just east of Empress Street will be closed to all traffic for approximately seven weeks beginning Sunday, January 25, 2009, to allow replacement of the culvert bridging Omand's Creek at this location. …

311 - Winnipeg at Your Service
WINNIPEG - January 16, 2009 - The City of Winnipeg's 311 consolidated Contact Centre officially opened today. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Centre will operate Winnipeg's new citizen inquiry service, designed to provide citizens with the opportunity to ask questions about, or to request any non-emergency city service at their convenience. …

Major Snowfall Parking Ban Lifted
WINNIPEG - January 9, 2009 - The City of Winnipeg wishes to advise motorists that the Major Snowfall Parking Ban on Snow Routes was lifted at 6:01 a.m. today, January 9, 2009.…

Kenaston Snow Disposal Site will be closed to the Public for the Season on Friday, January 9, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. to aid Major Snow Hauling Operation
WINNIPEG - January 8, 2009 - The public is advised that effective at noon on Friday, January 9, 2009, the Kenaston Snow Disposal Site, located on the west side of Kenaston Boulevard, between McGillivray Boulevard and Wilkes Avenue, will be closed to public for the season.…

Residential Parking Ban tickets issued on January 5 from midnight to 6:00 a.m. to be cancelled
WINNIPEG - January 7, 2009 - The Winnipeg Parking Authority advises that it has requested, and the Provincial Crown Attorney's Office has agreed, to enter stays of proceedings against the tickets issued under the Residential Overnight Parking Ban from midnight to 6:00 a.m. on January 5, 2009.…

Residential Overnight Parking Ban Lifted
WINNIPEG - January 7, 2009 - The City of Winnipeg wishes to advise the public that the Residential Overnight Parking Ban was lifted at 6:01 a.m. this morning.…

Residential Overnight Parking Ban to take effect tonight at midnight
WINNIPEG - January 4, 2009 - The public is advised that plowing of residential streets will begin at 7:00 p.m. today. To aid plowing operations, the Residential Overnight Parking Ban has been declared effective Sunday night, January 4, 2009 at midnight. …

Truck plowing on main routes, bus routes and collector streets completed
WINNIPEG - January 2, 2009 - The public is advised that a truck plowing operation that started early New Year's Day on main routes, bus routes and collector streets has been completed. Sanding of streets will continue around-the-clock to improve traction on the roadway and plowing of sidewalks on main routes began yesterday. …

Last update: 29.01.2009

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