2011 February News Releases
Annual Snow Route Overnight Parking Ban lifted
February 28, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg's Snow Route Overnight Parking Ban has been lifted effective 6:01 a.m., today, Monday, February 28, 2011.
Railway crossing closure on Logan Avenue at Dee Street
February 25, 2011 - The public is advised that Logan Avenue will be completely closed to westbound and eastbound traffic at Dee Street at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 27, 2011 for a railway crossing reconstruction.
City Council Approves Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program
February 23, 2011 - On Wednesday, February 23, 2011, City Council unanimously approved the Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program.
New traffic signals to begin operating at Academy Road and Harrow Street
February 23, 2011 - The public is advised that effective tomorrow, Thursday, February 24, a new set of traffic signals will begin operating at the intersection of Academy Road and Harrow Street.
Council Passes 2011 Capital Budget
February 22, 2011 - Winnipeg City Council passed the Capital Investment Plan for 2011 to 2016 by a vote of 10-6.
City responds to results of CUPE Local 500 vote
February 18, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg has learned that employees represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 500 have voted to reject the City's contract offer. The result of this vote is that the Union has a strike mandate.
City clarifies misinformation about employment security, contracting out
February 18, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg has noted that some coverage of the CUPE information sessions at the Winnipeg Convention Centre on Thursday, February 17, 2011 included inaccurate statements to reporters.
Public is invited to an information event about the Sturgeon Road Bridge replacement project
February 18, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg is hosting an information event on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 to share details with the public on the planned replacement of Sturgeon Road Bridge.
Truck plowing on major routes currently underway
February 18, 2011 - The public is advised that a truck plowing operation is currently underway on the City's Priority 1 streets, which includes all major routes. Sanding trucks are continuing to work to address icy conditions on the roadway, and improve traction.
City of Winnipeg Operating Hours Louis Riel Day - Monday, February 21, 2011
February 15, 2011 - City of Winnipeg Offices: All civic offices are closed Monday, February 21, 2011.
Pothole patching efforts on main routes increased in all areas of the city
February 11, 2011 - Since the beginning of February, City of Winnipeg crews have been repairing potholes that have started to appear on main routes, and today, three pothole patching machines (Roadpatchers) were added to the hand patching crews already at work.
City remains committed to contract settlement with CUPE Local 500
February 10, 2011 - Despite efforts by the City of Winnipeg to reach an agreement with Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 500, talks with CUPE have broken off.
City of Winnipeg reaches $5.3 million settlement with Manitoba Hydro
February 7, 2011 - The public service is today recommending to Winnipeg City Council that it approve a $5.3 million settlement with Manitoba Hydro in relation to an audit that was conducted of the collection of Electricity and Gas Tax.
Katz shares vision for an exciting, safe Winnipeg
February 4, 2011 - Mayor Sam Katz today delivered his 7th annual State of the City address, hosted by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce to a packed audience of over 1,100.
Residential Overnight Parking Ban lifted
February 2, 2011 - Winnipeg residents are advised that the Residential Overnight Parking Ban has been lifted as of 6:01 a.m. today as plowing of residential streets is expected to be completed this evening.
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