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2010 April News Releases

Open air burning ban lifted within the City of Winnipeg
WINNIPEG - April 30, 2010 - Due to the wet conditions, the Fire Paramedic Service, Fire Prevention Branch has lifted the recent ban on open air burning.…

Biweekly spring yard waste collection begins next week for residents in the City's northwest area on automated garbage collection
WINNIPEG - April 30, 2010 - Biweekly spring yard waste collection begins next week (starting Monday, May 3) for residents in the northwest area of the city on automated garbage collection.…

Jubilee Overpass closed beginning Sunday, May 2
WINNIPEG - April 30, 2010 - Winnipeggers are reminded the Jubilee Overpass will be closed beginning Sunday, May 2, 2010 to undergo extensive repairs and renovations.…

Mayor Celebrates Youth Accomplishments with Youth Week
WINNIPEG - April 30, 2010 - Committed to building a City of Opportunity for all our citizens, Mayor Sam Katz today announced the City of Winnipeg's Youth Week, from May 1-7, to celebrate young people who actively participate in our community and encourage more youth involvement in municipal issues through a variety of events across Winnipeg.…

Sign up for Native Prairie Planting Workshops
WINNIPEG - April 28, 2010 - Explore the many beautiful and hardy plants that call Manitoba's prairie home during Living Prairie Museums (2795 Ness Avenue) Native Prairie Planting Workshops. …

City of Winnipeg Day of Mourning Ceremony
WINNIPEG - April 28, 2010 - Along with cities across North America and around the world, the City of Winnipeg today observed the annual Workers' Day of Mourning with a ceremony at City Hall. …

2010 Lehotsky Scholarships call for nominations
WINNIPEG - April 27, 2010 - Committed to providing opportunity for our youth and honouring the legacy of Reverend Harry Lehotsky, Mayor Sam Katz, together with New Life Ministries, invite you to nominate individuals for the 2010 Lehotsky Scholarships.…

Jubilee Overpass to close temporarily for rehabilitation
WINNIPEG - April 23, 2010 - As part of the City's commitment to infrastructure renewal, the Jubilee Overpass will undergo extensive repairs and renovations beginning May 2, 2010.…

Winnipeggers reminded of high risk of grass fires
WINNIPEG - April 22, 2010 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding Winnipeggers of the high risk of grass fires.for extensive renovations and expansion.…

Henderson Library temporary closure for renovations and expansion
WINNIPEG - April 22, 2010 - Henderson Library, located at 1-1050 Henderson Highway, will be temporarily closed as of Monday, April 26, for extensive renovations and expansion.…

2010 Business Tax Bills issued this week
WINNIPEG - April 21, 2010 - Approximately 12,000 businesses throughout the city will start receiving their 2010 Business Tax bills this Thursday, April 22, 2010. The deadline for paying this year's business taxes is Monday, May 31, 2010.…

Bike Auction to take place this weekend
WINNIPEG - April 21, 2010 - The City of Winnipeg Community Services Department Community Bylaw Enforcement Services Bike Auction will be held: Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25, 2010.…

Burning that requires a permit is prohibited within the City of Winnipeg until further notice
WINNIPEG - April 20, 2010 - Due to the recent dry conditions and the extremely high potential for fires…

City encourages Winnipeggers to celebrate 40th annual Earth Day
WINNIPEG - April 20, 2010 - Committed to raising awareness of the environment and sustainability, the City of Winnipeg is encouraging Winnipeggers to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, this Thursday, April 22nd.…

Mayor Calls for Youth to Nominate Senior of the Year
WINNIPEG - April 20, 2010 - Recognizing that the City's senior community is a major asset to Winnipeg's history and future, Mayor Sam Katz today issued a call to our City's youth to provide nominations for the second annual "Mayor's Senior of the Year Award."…

Where's Waldo at the Assiniboine Park Zoo?
WINNIPEG - April 19, 2010 - Assiniboine Park Zoo visitors may well be asking this question following the death last week of Waldo — the Zoo's charismatic Grizzly Bear.…

Mayor to ask administration to explore light rail transit
WINNIPEG - April 16, 2010 - Committed to ensuring that Winnipeggers have the best option of rapid transit for the development of our City's future, Mayor Sam Katz will present a motion to Executive Policy Committee (EPC) to direct the administration to explore the option of light rail transit.…

Winnipeggers reminded about rules surrounding open air fires within City limits
WINNIPEG - April 12, 2010 - Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Services reports that the dry weather due to unseasonable temperatures this spring has created the potential for grass fires which have recently become a problem in the City.…

Statement From Mayor Sam Katz on the death of President Kaczynski
WINNIPEG - April 10, 2010 - "As Mayor of Winnipeg, I wish to express my condolences to the people of Poland on the tragic passing of President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and the many other military and civilian personnel who were involved in a plane crash over Russia.…

City of Winnipeg Archives temporarily closed for exterior renovations
WINNIPEG - April 9, 2010 - The City of Winnipeg Archives, located at 380 William Avenue, will be undergoing exterior renovations through April and May. …

Crescent Drive and Windsor Park municipal golf courses set to open
WINNIPEG - April 9, 2010 -Winnipeg, MB — The City of Winnipeg's Crescent Drive and Windsor Park municipal golf courses are set to open:…

Winnipeg Transit Spring Schedule goes into effect April 11
WINNIPEG - April 9, 2010 - Effective Sunday, April 11, 2010, Winnipeg Transit's Spring Schedule will be in effect on the following routes.…

City cleanup of main routes, bridges and underpasses underway thanks to warm temperatures
WINNIPEG - April 8, 2010 - Cleanup of the City's regional streets, sidewalks, bridges and underpasses was initiated earlier than usual this week thanks to above average temperatures.…

Don't trash your spring yard waste! Leaf It With Us!
WINNIPEG - April 8, 2010 - Starting April 9, 2010, residents can recycle their spring yard waste by dropping it off at any of the Leaf It With Us depots.…

Recreation and leisure program registration ranks as top service request for Winnipeg 311 in first quarter of 2010
WINNIPEG - April 8, 2010 - Leisure Guide program registration was the most frequent service requested through Winnipeg's 311 inquiry system in the first three months of this year, and transit bus schedules topped the list of requests for information.…

City of Winnipeg Animal Services to hold "License-a-thon"
WINNIPEG - April 7, 2010 - Animal Services will hold a FIRST EVER "License-a-thon" and open house on Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 12 Noon to 4pm at 1057 Logan Avenue. Anyone who purchases a new dog license at the event will receive a coupon for a $10 micro-chip.…

Kildonan Park and Harbour View Golf Courses set to open
WINNIPEG - April 1, 2010 - The City of Winnipeg's Kildonan Park and Harbour View Golf Courses welcome golfers of all ages and skill levels as they begin the 2010 golf season.…

Property owners advised of increased risk of basement flooding
WINNIPEG - April 1, 2010 - With rain in tomorrow's forecast, Winnipeg property owners are advised that there is an increased risk of basement flooding due to current high river levels.…

City of Winnipeg Animal Services' dog becomes a Churchill sled dog
WINNIPEG - April 1, 2010 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services staff is pleased to announce that one of its dogs has been adopted by a loving family in Churchill, MB.…



Last update: 30.04.2010

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