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2010 August News Releases

Traffic flow changes on Assiniboine Avenue, Hargrave Street due to construction of the Assiniboine Bikeway
WINNIPEG, August 31, 2010. - Motorists are advised of changes in traffic flow on Assiniboine Avenue and Hargrave Street as part of the Assiniboine Bikeway project. …

City of Winnipeg September long weekend operating hours
WINNIPEG, Septem, 2010. - The public is advised that the following hours of operation will apply for City of Winnipeg services this coming September long weekend …

Link added to Winnipeg's Weather Protected Walkway System Extension now connects Winnipeg Convention Centre to Portage and Main
Winnipeg, August 30, 2010. - An important extension to Winnipeg's weather protected walkway system opened today, the result of a collaborative effort between the three levels of government and numerous private sector partners. …

Chief Peguis Trail closed westbound, then eastbound due to pavement maintenance
WINNIPEG - August 27, 2010 - Motorists are advised that the westbound Chief Peguis Trail will be fully closed from Henderson Highway to Main Street on Saturday, August 28 from 8:00 p.m. to Sunday, August 29 at 6:00 a.m. and Sunday, August 29 from 8:00 p.m. to Monday, August 30 at 6:00 a.m. for pavement maintenance. …

Railway crossing closure on Grandmont Boulevard between Pembina Highway and Bellemer Drive
WINNIPEG - August 27, 2010 - The public is advised that Grandmont Boulevard will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic next week for the reconstruction of the railway crossing between Pembina Highway and Bellemer Drive. …

Routine maintenance work underway at Fort Rouge Leisure Centre necessitates temporary closure of Auditorium and Weight Room
WINNIPEG - August 27, 2010 - The City of Winnipeg advises that the planned maintenance work currently underway at Fort Rouge Leisure Centre (FRLC), 625 Osborne Street, will require the temporary closure of two areas of the facility over the coming weeks. …

Polo Park Traffic Improvements Can be Completed with Building Canada Funds
WINNIPEG - August 24, 2010 - To demonstrate the importance of securing Building Canada Funds from the provincial and federal governments to address Winnipeg's ballooning $7.4 billion infrastructure deficit, …

Motorists and Transit riders advised of lane closure at Jubilee and Pembina Thursday, August 26th
WINNIPEG - August 24, 2010 - The turn lane from Pembina northbound to Jubilee eastbound will be closed to all traffic between 6 am and 11 am this Thursday, August 26th for asphalt resurfacing. …

Province Invests $38.1 Million in Winnipeg Roads, Bike Paths in 2010
WINNIPEG - August 24, 2010 - Funding will Improve Safety for Cyclists, Provide Smoother Traffic Flow for Motorists: Selinger …

Mayor Katz Invests $60,000 in At-risk Youth Programming
WINNIPEG - August 23, 2010 - Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz, today joined by Diane Roussin, Executive Director, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc., announced funding of $60,000 for the PACE (Positive Athletic Cultural Experiences for Youth) program, …

City's SPIN Program Celebrates another Successful Summer
WINNIPEG - August 23, 2010 - "City Hall United" — a team made up of Winnipeg City Councillors and staff took to the soccer field at Shaughnessy Park today to play a friendly match with the youth of IRCOM - Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba. …

Reminder that Leisure Guide registration for fall programs begins Monday, August 23
WINNIPEG - August 20, 2010 - Citizens are being reminded that registration for Fall 2010 Leisure Guide programs begins at 9:00 am on Monday, August 23. For your convenience, the City offers a number of ways to register. …

Update on the status of the City of Winnipeg Pesticide Use Permit
WINNIPEG - August 19, 2010 - Following Council approval of a motion in June to review the City's current adult mosquito control policy, The City of Winnipeg has been working with Manitoba Conservation — Environmental Assessment and Licensing Branch, regarding three requests for revision to the City of Winnipeg's Pesticide Use Permit. …

Railway crossing closure on Chevrier Boulevard between Hudson Street and French Street
WINNIPEG - August 19, 2010 - The public is advised that Chevrier Boulevard will be completely closed to westbound and eastbound traffic next week for the reconstruction of the railway crossing between Hudson Street and French Street. Chevrier will be closed to through traffic on Tuesday, August 24 at 9:00 a.m. and will be reopened on Friday, August 27 at 6:00 a.m. …

Melissa Steele selected as Winnipeg Public Library Writer-in-Residence
WINNIPEG - August 18, 2010 - Melissa Steele has been selected as the Winnipeg Public Library's Writer-in-Residence for 2010-2011. …

Community gathers to celebrate Grand Opening of the newly renovated and expanded North Centennial Recreation & Leisure Facility
WINNIPEG - August 13, 2010 - Minister of State (Democratic Reform) Steven Fletcher, Culture, Heritage and Tourism Minister Flor Marcelino, and Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz today participated in a community celebration to officially open the North Centennial Recreation & Leisure Facility at 90 Sinclair Street. …

Fall Leisure Guide now available
WINNIPEG - August 13, 2010 - The sky's the limit with the Fall 2010 Leisure Guide. Programming is available for individuals of all ages — from preschoolers to older adults. Get active and creative, learn a new skill, meet friends and have fun! …

"It's My Community Too" Hits the Streets Again
WINNIPEG - August 12, 2010 - Today marks the launch of "It's My Community Too," the second consecutive year for the highly successful program of urban beautification initiated by the City of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation. …

Zellers and Mayor Katz announce $300,000 to support Winnipeg community needs through the Zellers Community Project
WINNIPEG - August 11, 2010 - Zellers and Mayor Sam Katz announced today the donation of $300,000 over three years as part of Zellers' new community investment initiative, The Zellers Community Project. …

Parents and caregivers reminded to be cautious of children around open windows
WINNIPEG - August 9, 2010 - Parents and caregivers are reminded to be cautious of children near open windows. …

Grand opening of Kildonan Park Outdoor Pool makes a big splash with Manitoba families
WINNIPEG - August 4, 2010 - Culture, Heritage and Tourism Minister Flor Marcelino and Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz today cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening of the Kildonan Park Outdoor Pool, located at 2015 Main St., inside Kildonan Park. …

Railway crossing closure on Marion Street between Holden Street and Turenne Street
WINNIPEG - August 3, 2010 - The public is advised that Marion Street will be completely closed to westbound and eastbound traffic this weekend for the reconstruction of the railway crossing between Holden Street and Turenne Street. …



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