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2011 September News Releases

Southbound lanes of Gateway Road to be closed between Jim Smith Drive and Sun Valley Drive
September 29, 2011 - The public is advised that, beginning Saturday, October 1 at 5:00 a.m., Gateway Road between Jim Smith Drive and Sun Valley Drive will be closed to all southbound traffic for median and curb construction, grading and landscaping. …

City reminds residents to "Turn Over An Old Leaf"
September 29, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg's Leaf It With Us depots will be open seven days a week from October 1 to November 15, weather permitting. …

Seven Oaks Pool to re-open Saturday, October 8
September 27, 2011 - Due to additional annual maintenance that is required at the Seven Oaks Pool, 444 Adsum Drive, the facility remains closed at this time and will re-open on Saturday, October 8. …

City and AMM challenge Provincial candidates to make infrastructure a priority
September 27, 2011 - Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz and AMM President Doug Dobrowolski today again called on those seeking election in the upcoming Provincial election to make infrastructure investment a top priority. …

Virtual tour of Winnipeg's drinking water treatment plant now available online
September 27, 2011 - Residents can now tour Winnipeg's state-of-the-art drinking water treatment plant online at winnipeg.ca/waterandwaste/water/treatment/plant.stm. …

Cancer survivors invited to sign pink fire engine
September 23, 2011 - Cancer survivors are invited to sign 'Pinky,' the pink fire engine in support of the fight against all cancers, in particular breast cancer. …

Proposed Garbage and Recycling Master Plan unveiled
September 23, 2011 - Plan designed to minimize environmental impact, reduce illegal dumping and provide uniform services city-wide. …

Dugald Road from Plessis Road to Ravenhurst Street to be closed for water main repair work on Saturday, September 24
September 23, 2011 - City crews will be repairing a water main and a fire hydrant on Saturday, September 24. …

Railway crossing closure on Logan Avenue at Dee Street
September 21, 2011 - The public is advised that Logan Avenue at Dee Street will be completely closed to westbound and eastbound traffic starting at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23 for a City of Winnipeg railway crossing reconstruction. …

Elmwood Kildonans Pool to re-open Wednesday, September 21
September 20, 2011 - The public is advised that the Elmwood Kildonans Pool, 909 Concordia Avenue, will be re-opening tomorrow, September 21 at 6:00 a.m. …

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service encourages citizens to be cautious when smoking at home
September 20, 2011 - Smoking is the number one cause of preventable home fire deaths in Canada. …

On the Same Page announces this year's book
September 20, 2011 -Manitobans have selected J.R. Léveillé's novel The Setting Lake Sun/Le soleil du lac qui se couche as this year's featured book for On the Same Page, a province-wide reading initiative. …

Dog Adoption Sale
September 19, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding an Adopt-a-Dog sale on Tuesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 21 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at 1057 Logan Avenue. …

Northbound lanes of Shaftesbury Boulevard to be closed from McCreary Road to West Taylor Boulevard
September 19, 2011 - The public is advised the northbound lanes of Shaftesbury Boulevard from McCreary Road to West Taylor Boulevard will be closed starting Tuesday, September 20 at 6:00 a.m. for approximately five weeks. …

Westbound lanes of Logan Avenue to be closed from McPhillips Street to Trinity Street
September 15, 2011 - The public is advised that, beginning Sunday, September 18, all westbound lanes of Logan Avenue from McPhillips Street to Trinity Street will be completely closed to traffic, and one lane will be open to service eastbound traffic.…

Closure being extended at Elmwood Kildonans Pool
September 15, 2011 - The City is advising the public that due to repairs that need to be made at the Elmwood Kildonans Pool, 909 Concordia Avenue, as a result of damages sustained in a recent wind storm, an extension of the current closure to the facility is required. …

Which book did Manitoba Choose?
September 14, 2011 - The votes have been counted and this year's featured On The Same Page title will be revealed on Thursday, September 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Library, 100-131 Boul. Provencher …

Moody's Investors Service issues Aa1 rating for City
September 14, 2011 - The credit rating agency, Moody's Investors Service, has issued their annual review on the City of Winnipeg's financial situation. Moody's confirmed that the City's credit rating is stable at Aa1. …

Wind damage forces temporary closure at Elmwood Kildonans Pool
September 14, 2011 - The public is being advised that the Elmwood Kildonans Pool, 909 Concordia Avenue, will remain closed today and Thursday, September 15, due to damages to the roof as a result of high winds Tuesday evening. …

Lane closures on Kenaston Boulevard south of Sterling Lyon Parkway to accommodate CN Railway work
September 13, 2011 - To accommodate CN Railway crossing work that is being done as part of the IKEA project, Kenaston Boulevard will be limited to single lane traffic. …

River Heights Library Reopening
September 13, 2011 - River Heights Library, 1520 Corydon Avenue, will reopen Thursday, September 15 at 10:00 a.m. …

Railway crossing closure on Peguis Street between Ravelston Avenue and Concordia Avenue East
September 12, 2011 - Railway crossing closure on Peguis Street between Ravelston Avenue and Concordia Avenue East, will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic starting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13 for a railway crossing reconstruction project. …

Reminder: Fall curbside Giveaway Weekend September 10 and 11, 2011
September 7, 2011 - Residents are reminded that this weekend, September 10 and 11, 2011, is the second Giveaway Weekend of this year. …

18th Annual Spirit of the Prairie Celebration Sunday, September 11
September 6, 2011 - Bring the whole family to Living Prairie Museum on Sunday, September 11 and discover the tall grass prairie through the ages. …

Railway crossing closure on Elmhurst Road between Wilkes Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue
September 6, 2011 - The public is advised that Elmhurst Road will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic from 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7 and will reopen at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, September 9 for a railway crossing reconstruction project. …

Temporary ban lifted on open air burn permits
September 2, 2011 - Due to recent rainfall, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is lifting the temporary ban on open fires and firework displays. …

Mayor Presents Motion to Reduce Speed Limits in School Zones
September 2, 2011 - Committed to improving public safety for the citizens of Winnipeg, Mayor Sam Katz will present a motion at Executive Policy Committee next week requesting the public service to develop a plan of action to implement reduced speeds in school zones. …

Winnipeg Transit fall schedule in effect September 4
September 2, 2011 - Effective Sunday, September 4, 2011, the following Transit routes will be operating on a Fall Schedule: …

Fall curbside Giveaway Weekend just around the corner
September 1, 2011 - Getting ready for the school year? Planning to clean out your house over the long weekend and prepare for fall? Residents are invited to take advantage of the second Giveaway Weekend of this year on September 10 and 11. …



Last update: 29.09.2011

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