2010 February News Releases
Preparatory Riverbank stabilization work near Disraeli to begin Monday, March 1
WINNIPEG - February 26, 2010 - Crews will begin installing limestone rock into the north bank of the Red River at the Disraeli Freeway next week to prepare for the upcoming bridge construction project recently announced by the City.
Annual Snow Route Overnight Parking Ban will be Lifted Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 6:01 a.m.
WINNIPEG - February 26, 2010 - The City of Winnipeg’s Snow Route Overnight Parking Ban will be lifted effective 6:01 a.m. Sunday morning, February 28, 2010.
$25 K Sponsorship Provides Adapted Books for Children at Millennium Library
WINNIPEG - February 19, 2010 - Mayor Sam Katz, joined by Susana Scott, founder and President of Brematson & Associates, today announced a Sponsor Winnipeg contribution of $25,000 to build a collection of adapted and talking books for the Millennium Library’s Children’s and Teen Services Area.
Charities Earn $21,000 from
Mayor’s State of the City Address
WINNIPEG - February 19, 2010 - Committed to investing in local charities who make a tremendous impact on our City, Mayor Sam Katz today joined by Dave Angus, President and CEO for The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, and Rick McMillin, Vice President of Retail for MTS Allstream, presented Agape Table and Osborne House with a cheque of $10,500 each from funds earned at the Mayor’s 6th State of the City Address.
Animal Services sees spike in adoption rates
WINNIPEG - February 18, 2010 - Animal Services officials are thrilled to report there has been a 62% increase in adoptions in a one year period, and officials say it’s thanks to the Internet.
Snowshoe Club - An After-School Adventure
WINNIPEG - February 17, 2010 - Looking for ways to keep your children active this winter? Have them join the coolest club in town.
City Budget offers 13th property tax freeze
WINNIPEG - February 16, 2010 - Today, Executive Policy Committee unveiled its plan to keep Winnipeg competitive in challenging economic times, with the tabling of the preliminary 2010 operating budget.
Wellington Crescent and Wolseley Avenue West to re-open
WINNIPEG - February 11, 2010 - The public is advised that eastbound and westbound Wellington Crescent between Lanark Street and Academy Road will re-open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic around 4:00 p.m. today.
Wellington Crescent to be closed beneath Oak Point Bridge between Lanark Street and Academy Road
WINNIPEG - February 10, 2010 - The public is advised that eastbound and westbound Wellington Crescent between Lanark Street and Academy Road will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2010 due to safety concerns raised by the owner of the Oak Point Bridge. The Bridge passes over both Wellington Crescent and Wolseley Avenue West.
City of Winnipeg Operating Hours Louis Riel Day - Monday, February 15, 2010
WINNIPEG - February 10, 2010 - All civic offices are closed Monday, February 15, 2010
Katz calls for comprehensive Youth Advocate Program
WINNIPEG - February 10, 2010 - Committed to creating positive alternatives for at-risk youth, Mayor Sam Katz today presented a motion to Executive Policy Committee directing civic administration to take a holistic approach and provide an environmental scan of intervention programs that focus on preventing youth from joining gangs and making criminal lifestyle choices.
Winnipeg Transit goes mobile!
WINNIPEG - February 10, 2010 - Winnipeggers can now access Transit information anytime, anywhere with a simple text from their cell phone. Winnipeg Transit has introduced ‘BUStxt’, a Short Message Service (SMS) that lets transit users get real-time Transit information on their mobile devices.
Options for Enhanced Garbage Cart Service Ready for Consideration by the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works
WINNIPEG - February 8, 2010 - The Public Service today recommended options for enhanced garbage cart service on a cost recovery basis in the northwest area now being served by the new automated garbage collection program.
Truck Plowing on Main Routes Continues: Sanding of Streets is On-going 24/7
WINNIPEG - February 7, 2010 - The public is advised that a truck plowing operation that was initiated Saturday night at 11:00 p.m. will continue today on main routes, bus routes and collector streets in response to accumulations of snow that started late Saturday afternoon.
Options for Curbside Yard Waste Collection Program Ready for Consideration by the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works
WINNIPEG - February 5, 2010 - The Public Service today recommended phasing in curbside yard waste pickup during peak periods of the spring and fall in the northwest area now being served by the new automated garbage collection program.
Public Service recommends approval of multi-year contract for collection of recyclables
WINNIPEG - February 5, 2010 - The Public Service today recommended that the City award a multi-year contract for weekly residential automated collection of recyclables to National Waste Services Inc.
Fort Garry Library Celebrates 50 Years of Service
WINNIPEG - February 5, 2010 - Winnipeg Public Library’s Fort Garry branch, 1360 Pembina Highway, is celebrating 50 years of public service with an Open House on Friday, February 12, starting at 1 p.m.
Winnipeg Residents Invited to Comment on Proposed Changes to the Sewer By-law
WINNIPEG - February 5, 2010 - Winnipeg residents are invited to comment on proposed changes to the City of Winnipeg’s Sewer By-law.
Water Bill Inquiry Line Back in Operation Natural Gas Leak Fixed
WINNIPEG - February 4, 2010 - Staff at the City of Winnipeg’s Water Bill Inquiry Line have returned to work and are answering calls again at 204-986-2455.
Water Bill Inquiry Line Currently Unavailable Due to Natural Gas Leak
WINNIPEG - February 4, 2010 - Staff at the City of Winnipeg’s Water Bill Inquiry Line, 204-986-2455, are unable to answer calls about water bills because a natural gas leak has caused the office building at 185 King Street to be evacuated.
Automated Garbage Collection Starts Tomorrow for Day One Residents
and Wednesday for Day Two Residents in the City’s Northwest Area
WINNIPEG - February 1, 2010 - Day One residents on the Five-Day Collection Calendar in the northwest area of the city are reminded to begin using their new garbage carts tomorrow, Tuesday, February 2, 2010. Day Two residents need to start using their cart on Wednesday, February 3, 2010.
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