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2009 May News Releases

City Invites Public to Comment On Water and Sewer Proposal
WINNIPEG - May 29, 2009 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend one of two round table discussions to review and comment on proposed improvements to water and sewer utility services in the city.…

City Commences Cankerworm Control Program, Sunday Evening, May 31, 2009
WINNIPEG - May 28, 2009 - Today, the Insect Control Branch announced the commencement of its cankerworm control program for trees in City parks and on City boulevards in specific areas of the City, where cankerworms are starting to cause significant levels of defoliation. Current surveillance information indicates that the larvae are now beginning to feed on the newly emerged leaves, causing many small holes known as “shot gun hole” damage. …

Winnipeg Among Canadian Cities Leading Fight on Crime
WINNIPEG - May 26, 2009 - Today Mayor Sam Katz announced that Winnipeg is among 14 Canadian municipalities supporting the Institute for the Prevention of Crime's report "Making Cities Safer — Action Briefs for Municipal Stakeholders", and leading the way in crime prevention.…

Two weekend events to conclude Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week
WINNIPEG - May 22, 2009 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service has been observing Emergency Medical Services week (May 17-24) with several events including a Splash into Safety water safety awareness day at the Forks on May 18 and a Celebration of Life luncheon and Awards ceremony at City Hall on May 19.…

Katz Calls for Youth to Nominate Senior of the Year
WINNIPEG - May 22, 2009 - New award to acknowledge achievements of city builders.…

2009 Lehotsky Scholarships call for nominations
WINNIPEG - May 22, 2009 - Annual fund to continue the legacy of Reverend Lehotsky. …

City Reminds Residents to Recycle Old Phone Book
WINNIPEG - May 22, 2009 - The City of Winnipeg reminds residents to recycle their old phone books. …

Controlled Burn at Living Prairie Museum
WINNIPEG - May 20, 2009 - The City of Winnipeg Public Works Department will be conducting a controlled burn at Living Prairie Museum on Ness Avenue between Tuesday, May 20 and Friday, May 29 - weather conditions permitting.  …

Annual Roadway Lane Line Painting Program Begins
WINNIPEG - May 20, 2009 - The City's annual lane line painting program commenced Tuesday, May 19, 2009. …

City Continuing Aggressive Larviciding Program
WINNIPEG - May 15, 2009 - Cankerworm control program to commence next week. …

Alien-like Creature Kept Alive at Assiniboine Park Zoo Hospital
WINNIPEG - May 15, 2009 - The Zoo Hospital staff is hopping-busy these days keeping alive one of Nature's most bizarre-looking creatures -- a baby Red Kangaroo. …

City of Winnipeg Operating Hours and Events for Monday, May 18, 2009
WINNIPEG - May 13, 2009 - City of Winnipeg Offices: All civic offices are closed Monday, May 18, 2009. …

Property Owners Reminded of Increased Risk of Basement Flooding
WINNIPEG - May 12, 2009 - With rain in the forecast over the next few days, property owners are reminded that there is an increased risk of basement flooding due to high river levels..…

Millennium Library Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Winnipeg's Chinatown
WINNIPEG - May 11, 2009 - Hundreds of Winnipeg Transit bus operators will be looking a bit more casual behind the wheel during National Denim Day on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.…

Winnipeg Transit Participating in National Denim Day for The Cure
WINNIPEG - May 11, 2009 - Hundreds of Winnipeg Transit bus operators will be looking a bit more casual behind the wheel during National Denim Day on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.…

Crescent Drive and Windsor Park Municipal Golf Courses Set to Open
WINNIPEG - May 6, 2009 - The City of Winnipeg's Crescent Drive and Windsor Park municipal golf courses are set to open this week. …

Annual Summer Meter Reading Program Begins Wednesday, May 6, 2009
WINNIPEG - May 4, 2009 - Water meter readers will be visiting homes weekdays between 2:30 p.m. and dusk, beginning May 6, and continuing until the end of August 2009. …

City Commences 2009 Insect Control Season
WINNIPEG - May 1, 2009 - Today, the City of Winnipeg announced the commencement of its surveillance and larviciding activities for the 2009 nuisance mosquito control season.  …

Last update: 29.05.2009

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