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2011 August News Releases

Asphalt repairs on Dugald Road continue
August 31, 2011 - The public is advised that City of Winnipeg crews are continuing with asphalt repairs on Dugald Road today and tomorrow. …

September long weekend operating hours for City facilities and services
August 30, 2011 - All civic offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2011. …

One-day road closure on westbound Dugald Road from Lagimodiere Boulevard to Holden Street
August 29, 2011 - The public is advised that westbound Dugald Road, from Lagimodiere Boulevard to Holden Street, will be completely closed to traffic for one full day starting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30 for asphalt repairs. …

Katz Appoints New Committee Chair
August 26, 2011 - Committed to taking continuing action to build a safe and vibrant city, Mayor Sam Katz today appointed Councillor Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo) as the Chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Protection and Community Services (PCS). She will be replacing Councillor Gord Steeves (St. Vital) who is stepping down to seek election in the upcoming Provincial election. …

Reminder that Leisure Guide Registration for Fall programs begins Monday, August 29
August 25, 2011 - Citizens are reminded that registration for Fall 2011 Leisure Guide programs begins Monday, August 29 at 9:00 a.m. For your convenience, the City offers a number of ways to register. …

Louise Bridge, Higgins Avenue to be temporarily closed
August 23, 2011 - The public is advised that there will be two road closures beginning this weekend. …

Temporary ban placed on open air burn permits
August 19, 2011 - Due to extremely dry conditions in the City, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is placing a temporary ban on the issuance of open air burn permits in order to prevent the accidental spread of fire, as per The City of Winnipeg - Fire Prevention By-Law No. 150/2004. …

City of Winnipeg welcomes Federation of Canadian Municipalities Ukrainian delegation as part of the Municipal Local Economic Development Program
August 19, 2011 - On Monday, August 22 and Tuesday, August 23, staff from the City of Winnipeg will host delegates from Ukraine to discuss local economic development best practices to see how they can be adapted in Ukraine as part of economic development projects beginning this November. …

Fall Leisure Guide now available
August 18, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide offers a number of fun and exciting programs to help preschoolers and children develop the skills they need to get active for life. …

City steps up arson prevention strategies, urges residents to work together
August 18, 2011 - Today Mayor Sam Katz is urging Winnipeggers to be mindful of their properties and work together as a community as the City steps up arson prevention strategies.…

Zero tolerance dog licensing to begin September 1, 2011
August 18, 2011 - Effective September 1, 2011, Winnipeg will become a zero-tolerance dog licensing city. Owners of dogs over six months of age without a license are subject to a $250 fine, plus court costs. …

Terry Jordan selected as Winnipeg Public Library Writer-in-Residence
August 17, 2011 - Saskatoon author Terry Jordan has been selected as the Winnipeg Public Library's Writer-in-Residence for 2011- 2012. …

Jubilee Overpass to be closed this weekend
August 17, 2011 - The public is advised that the Jubilee Overpass will be completely closed to traffic this weekend for seal replacement as part of the Jubilee Overpass Capital Project. …

Temporary closure of the River Heights Library
August 16, 2011 - The City would like to advise residents that the River Heights Library, 1520 Corydon Avenue, will be closed for roof repairs from Monday, August 22 until mid-September. …

Full closure of McGillivray Boulevard between Pembina Highway and Beaumont Street
August 11, 2011 - Full closure of McGillivray Boulevard between Pembina Highway and Beaumont Street …

City appoints new Chief Operating Officer
August 9, 2011 - City of Winnipeg Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Phil Sheegl today announced the appointment of Deepak Joshi, Director of Planning, Property and Development, as the City's Chief Operating Officer (COO). …

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents to practice Arson CPR
August 5, 2011 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding residents to help prevent arson by practicing the three steps of Arson CPR. …

Winnipeg Goldeyes team up with Winnipeg Public Library in support of children's literacy
August 4, 2011 - For the 13th year, players from the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club are teaming up with the Winnipeg Public Library to promote children's literacy and support the Library's TD Summer Reading Club. …

Update on Insect Control Activities
August 4, 2011 - On August 5, 2011, the City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch will begin treating American elm trees on public and private property, as part of the Elm Bark Control Program, utilizing Dursban Turf® (Chlorpyrifos) - weather permitting. …

New water main being installed on St. Anne's Road from Rose Avenue to Richfield Avenue
August 3, 2011 - A five-week project will get underway on Monday, August 8, 2011, to replace 300 metres of water main on St. Anne's Road between Rose Avenue and Richfield Avenue, crossing Bishop Grandin Boulevard. …

Closure of the Arlington Street Overpass (CPR Yards)
August 3, 2011 - The public is advised that the Arlington Street Overpass, over the CPR Yards from Logan Avenue to Dufferin Avenue, will be closed Monday, August 8 at 6:00 a.m. to Monday, August 15 at 6:00 a.m. to accommodate repairs. …

City of Winnipeg Animal Services dog sale a success!
August 2, 2011 - As a result of overcrowding at their facility, the City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency organized a dog sale last Friday to Sunday. Over 200 visitors attended and 26 dogs were adopted into families. …



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