Accessibility Site Accessibility Information Access Key 1 to Skip to Top Navigation Access Key 2 to Skip to the Three One One link Access Key 3 to Skip to City of Winnipeg Main Menu Access Key 4 to Skip to Left Navigation Menu Access Key 5 to Skip to Content area Access Key 6 to Skip to Right Sidebar content area Access Key 7 to Skip to Footer Links
City of Winnipeg
|  Link to the City of Winnipeg French websiteFrançais  |
EmergWeb

News Releases

2011 October News Releases

East Yard Complex to replace multiple, aging facilities
October 28, 2011 - To improve service delivery and replace buildings that are well past their useful life, the Winnipeg Public Service recommends combining operations into one facility. This new complex, consolidating Public Works and Winnipeg Fleet Management Agency facilities on the east side of the Red River, would be located at the former Elmwood Nairn Landfill site on Foster Street.…

Katz Confirms EPC Appointments
October 28, 2011 - Mayor Sam Katz today announced his new leadership team which comprise Executive Policy Committee (EPC).…

City of Winnipeg to consult with public on the 2012 Capital Budget
October 27, 2011 - Winnipeggers will have an opportunity to provide their input into the 2012 Capital Budget at round-table discussions on Tuesday, November 1, 2011.…

Traffic restricted to one lane only on Pembina Highway at Bison Drive/Chancellor Matheson Road this weekend
October 27, 2011 - The public is advised that due to paving work, Pembina Highway at Bison Drive/Chancellor Matheson Road will be restricted to one lane in both southbound and northbound directions this weekend starting at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 29 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 30.…

City Golf Course to feature $6M spa and 110 new jobs
October 25, 2011 - A new $6 million spa is to be built at the City of Winnipeg's Crescent Drive Golf Course. The new spa is the result of more than two years of effort by the City of Winnipeg, ANIM (Manitoba's bilingual trade agency) and its economic development partner Yes! Winnipeg (a business development initiative within Economic Development Winnipeg) and Winnipeg project promoters and investors Robin and Norman Dupas to help bring the Quebec-based Nordik Spa-Nature concept to Winnipeg. The new spa is slated to open in the fall of 2012, and its development is being managed by Winnipeg based GPP Architecture. Once built, the spa is expected to result in 60 new full-time jobs and 50 new contract positions, and will become an important tourism asset for the city of Winnipeg.…

City's Fall Leaf Sweeping Program begins Sunday, October 23, 2011
October 21, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg's fall cleanup of streets will begin Sunday evening, October 23, 2011, weather permitting, and will target areas of Winnipeg where the accumulation of leaves is particularly heavy. With crews working around-the-clock, the street cleanup will involve approximately 60 pieces of equipment, and will take approximately two weeks at an estimated cost of $400,000. …

Winnipeg residents invited to a public meeting October 27, 2011, on the future of Brady Road Landfill
October 20, 2011 - Winnipeg residents are invited to a public meeting on the future of Brady Road Landfill on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at St. Norbert Community Centre, 3450 Pembina Highway, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. …

Council passes comprehensive waste minimization plan
October 19, 2011 - Committed to ensuring Winnipeg no longer has the worst waste diversion rates in all of Canada, City Council today voted 11-4 to accept a waste minimization plan that will provide enhanced uniform service city-wide and offer citizens numerous environmental programs. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide
October 18, 2011 - As winter approaches, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding citizens to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide. …

Linden Woods community celebrates grand opening of brand new gymnasium
October 15, 2011 - The ability to access programs that promote and support sport and healthy living has improved greatly for residents of the southwest corner of Winnipeg with the opening of a new gymnasium at the Linden Woods Community Centre. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service holding open house at all Fire Paramedic Stations on Saturday, October 15 as part of Fire Prevention Week
October 14, 2011 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service will be holding open houses at all Fire Paramedic stations in Winnipeg on Saturday, October 15 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. as part of Fire Prevention Week. …

New Animal Services team members helping to raise awareness of zero tolerance dog licensing policy
October 13, 2011 - On September 6, 2011 the Animal Services Agency welcomed five new team members from the Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak (OAN) Program as part of the City of Winnipeg's Aboriginal Youth Strategy. …

Railway crossing closure on Shaftesbury Boulevard north of Wilkes Avenue
October 12, 2011 - The public is advised that Shaftesbury Boulevard at Wilkes Avenue will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic on Saturday, October 15 at 6:00 a.m. for City of Winnipeg railway crossing rehabilitation. Shaftesbury Boulevard will reopen to southbound traffic on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 a.m. …

Springfield Road to be closed between Dunits Drive and a point west of Spring Valley Road
October 12, 2011 - The public is advised that beginning Saturday, October 15 at 6:00 a.m., Springfield Road will be permanently closed between Dunits Drive and a point west of Spring Valley Road. …

Seven Oaks Pool to remain closed this long weekend
October 7, 2011 - The public is advised that Seven Oaks Pool at 444 Adsum Drive will be closed this long weekend due to additional maintenance work that is required to the facility. …

City proposes loan guarantee to anchor redevelopment of Fort Rouge Yards site
October 7, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg public service is recommending that Executive Policy Committee approve a loan guarantee to help anchor redevelopment of Fort Rouge Yards site. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service hosting Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15
October 7, 2011 - Fire Prevention Week 2011 is being held across Canada October 9-15. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is working with its partners to provide a variety of educational and entertaining activities, highlighting the importance of fire prevention in our communities. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service fire engines to fly Winnipeg Jets flags in support of Jets' return to Winnipeg
October 7, 2011 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service fire engines will fly Winnipeg Jets flags in support of the Jets' return to Winnipeg and in honour of their first home game. …

City of Winnipeg to explore new and exciting opportunities for indoor arena facilities by issuing Expression of Interest and Qualification
October 7, 2011 - The City will be calling on both the private sector and non-profit organizations to put forward ideas as to how to best provide Winnipeggers with a more contemporary mix of recreation and leisure facilities. …

Left turn lane from Henderson Highway to Hespeler Avenue to be temporarily closed
October 7, 2011 - The public is advised that beginning Wednesday, October 12, the left turn lane from Henderson Highway onto Hespeler Avenue will be closed until Thursday, November 10. The closure will take effect after the morning peak period on Wednesday. …

Fall Yard Waste Depot relocated from Assiniboine Park Zoo to 2325 Grant Avenue effective immediately
October 7, 2011 - Effective today, October 7, 2011, the Leaf It With Us Depot at the west parking lot of the Assiniboine Park Zoo will be relocated next to Ambulance Station #32 at 2325 Grant Avenue, just west of Shaftesbury Blvd. …

October long weekend operating hours for City facilities and services
October 5, 2011 - All civic offices will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2011. …

City of Winnipeg officials, staff participate in Fire Engine Pull event to launch annual workplace charitable campaign
October 3, 2011 - Elected officials, senior leaders and staff from City of Winnipeg departments and agencies will gather at City Hall over the lunch hour today to participate in the City of Winnipeg Employees' & Retirees' Charitable Fund (ERCF) / United Way Fire Engine Pull event. …



Last update: 02.11.2011

  * Top of Page