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2011 May News Releases

Transit re-routes in vicinity of Portage and Main
May 31, 2011 - Starting at approximately 11:00 a.m. today, Winnipeg Transit will be re-routing buses in the vicinity of Portage Avenue and Main Street. …

Come to the Forks for an important announcement and celebration!
May 31, 2011 - The Forks Renewal Corporation and City of Winnipeg are partnering in a special event for Winnipeggers, to celebrate an important announcement for our city (an audio-visual setup will live-stream the media conference from MTS Centre). …

City of Winnipeg to transfer delivery of Environmental Health Services to Province of Manitoba
May 27, 2011 - Beginning April, 2012, public health inspection services, which are currently delivered by the City of Winnipeg, will shift to the Province of Manitoba. …

Northbound and southbound lanes closed on Archibald Street from Marion Street to Messier Street
May 26, 2011 - Motorists are advised that Archibald Street will be closed to northbound and southbound traffic from Marion Street to Messier Street for repairs to a catch basin pipe from Friday May 27, 2011, at 6:00 a.m. until Sunday, May 29, 2011. …

Middle southbound lane of the Disraeli Freeway closed for water main repair from Main Street to Martha Street
May 26, 2011 - Motorists are advised that starting at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, May 27, 2011, the middle southbound lane of the Disraeli Freeway will be closed for a water main repair. …

Cornish Library reopens
May 26, 2011 - The Cornish Library, 20 West Gate, will reopen Saturday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. as part of Heritage Winnipeg's Doors Open event. …

Property owners reminded of increased risk of basement flooding
May 26, 2011 - With rain in the forecast over the next few days and river levels that are still high, property owners are reminded to protect their homes from basement flooding. …

Beginning Thursday, May 26th, Gateway Road construction to be staged as part of Chief Peguis Extension Project
May 25, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg is advising motorists and pedestrians that beginning at 6:00 am, Thursday, May 26th, Gateway Road between Jim Smith Drive and Sun Valley Drive will be under construction. …

Full closure of Osborne Street South between Corydon Avenue and Mulvey Avenue East
May 24, 2011 - The public is advised that to accommodate girder and truss installation for the Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor overpass, Osborne Street South between Pembina Highway/Corydon Avenue and Mulvey Avenue East will be closed on four separate weekends. …

Update on City's spring cleaning and maintenance activities
May 20, 2011 - Over the past two weeks, approximately 700 staff from the City of Winnipeg's Public Works Department, along with a private contractor, have been working around the clock, seven days a week, to produce sandbags for the Province's flood-fighting efforts. …

City working with partners to enhance efficiency of ambulance usage
May 20, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg, in cooperation with partners in the health care system, is continuing to take steps to address factors that impact on the availability of our investments in emergency medical service resources. …

Committee to Recommend New CAO to Council
May 19, 2011 - After an extensive hiring process conducted by council's selection committee led by Meyers Norris Penny, Mayor Sam Katz today announced that the committee will recommend Phil Sheegl as the new Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Winnipeg. …

Infrastructure Funding Council Release Final Report
May 18, 2011 - The Infrastructure Funding Council (IFC) today released their final report, a comprehensive document that outlines an overall infrastructure funding strategy and provides recommendations regarding internal infrastructure funding options within the control of the municipalities, along with recommendations regarding external infrastructure funding options requiring intergovernmental negotiation and approval. …

Crescent Drive municipal golf course set to open in time for the long weekend
May 18, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg's Crescent Drive Golf Course welcomes golfers of all ages and skill levels as it begins the 2011 golf season. …

Residents reminded to recycle old phone books
May 18, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg reminds residents to recycle their old phone books. …

City of Winnipeg Animal Services offering dog license amnesty
May 18, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding a dog license amnesty campaign from June 1, 2011 to August 31, 2011. …

Native prairie grass and wildflower sale
May 17, 2011 - Add biodiversity to your backyard and help preserve a piece of our natural heritage by incorporating native prairie plants into your landscaping. …

Controlled burns in natural areas underway
May 17, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg Public Works Department is currently conducting controlled burns in various natural areas until Tuesday, May 31, 2011, weather conditions permitting. …

Applications for the Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program exceed funding for 2011
May 17, 2011 - The new Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program has received an extremely positive response from Winnipeg homeowners. …

Holiday operating hours for City facilities
May 17, 2011 - All civic offices will be closed on Monday, May 23, 2011. …

One more chance to get "On the Same Page" with author Jake MacDonald
May 16, 2011 - This year's "On the Same Page" initiative is wrapping up after another successful season. …

Property tax bills mailed this week
May 16, 2011 - Approximately 213,000 property tax bills are being mailed this week. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service hosting EMS Week, May 13 - 21
May 12, 2011 - EMS Week 2011 is being held across Canada May 13 - 21, 2011. …

$25K sponsorship announced for Children's Program Room at Henderson Library
May 12, 2011 - Mayor Sam Katz, joined by Sandy Shindleman, President of Shindico Realty, today announced a Sponsor Winnipeg contribution of $25,000. …

Reminder: Winnipeg's spring curbside Giveaway Weekend - May 14 and 15, 2011
May 11, 2011 - Residents are invited to take advantage of this year's first Giveaway Weekend on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, 2011. …

City assists in provincial flood fight
May 10, 2011 - Committed to assisting fellow Manitobans during response to unprecedented spring flooding, the City of Winnipeg is re-starting sandbag production, at the request of the Province of Manitoba. …

Annual summer water meter reading program begins Wednesday, May 11, 2011
May 10, 2011 - Starting Wednesday, May 11, 2011, and continuing until the end of August, City water meter readers will be visiting homes weekdays between 2:30 p.m. and dusk. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service hosting 3rd Annual EMS Bike Ride
May 10, 2011 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is hosting the 3rd Annual EMS Bike Ride on Sunday, May 15 at 10:00 a.m. at Assiniboine Park. …

Disraeli Overpass and Bridge northbound lanes closed this weekend
May 10, 2011 - The public is advised that all northbound lanes of the Disraeli Overpass and Bridge between Logan Avenue/Lily Street and Talbot Avenue will be closed this Friday, May 13, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and will remain closed until 6:00 a.m. Monday, May 16. …

Parking and traffic restrictions on Logan Avenue from McPhillips Street to Arlington Street until October 2011
May 9, 2011 - A two-stage project is underway this week and will result in parking and traffic restrictions on Logan Avenue from McPhillips Street to Arlington Street. …

2011 Lehotsky Scholarships call for nominations
May 9, 2011 - Committed to providing opportunity for our youth and honouring the legacy of Reverend Harry Lehotsky, Mayor Sam Katz, together with New Life Ministries, invite citizens to nominate individuals for the 2011 Lehotsky Scholarships. …

City begins 2011 Insect Control season
May 6, 2011 - Today, the City of Winnipeg announced the start of its surveillance and larviciding activities for the 2011 nuisance mosquito control season. …

Rothesay Street to close as part of Chief Peguis Extension Project - Monday, May 9, 2011
May 5, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg is advising motorists and pedestrians that beginning at 6:00 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2011, Rothesay Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Gilmore Avenue to Donwood Drive. …

Winnipeg's spring curbside Giveaway Weekend just around the corner - May 14 and 15, 2011
May 5, 2011 - Are you doing some spring cleaning and have some items in good condition that you'll never use again? …

City of Winnipeg's Annual Compost Bin Sale - Saturday, May 14, 2011
May 4, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg's annual one-day compost bin sale is Saturday, May 14, 2011, rain or shine. …

Arson Awareness Week is May 1-7, 2011
May 2, 2011 - Arson Awareness Week is May 1-7, 2011 and the Winnipeg Fire Department is encouraging parents to teach children about the dangers of fire play in an effort to prevent injuries and fire deaths associated with child-set fires. …

Last update: 31.05.2011

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