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2011 December News Releases

Reminder - New Transit fares in effect January 1, 2012
December 30, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg is reminding citizens that new Transit and Handi-Transit fares go into effect Sunday, January 1, 2012. …

Reminder... Ride Free, Ride Safe on New Year's Eve
December 30, 2011 - Manitoba Public Insurance and the City of Winnipeg would like to remind all citizens that free transit service will be available on New Year's Eve. …

Puppies rescued by Animal Services
December 30, 2011 - Meet newly named Noah and Eva! They are two of four puppies brought to the City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency on Christmas Eve after being found abandoned in a box near the corner of Ellice Avenue and Wall Street. …

Manitoba Public Insurance and the City of Winnipeg partner to offer Winnipeg residents free Transit service on New Year's Eve
December 22, 2011 - Manitoba Public Insurance and the City of Winnipeg are partnering to ensure New Year's Eve revellers get home safely by offering free transit service on New Year's Eve. …

City provides many opportunities for winter fun
December 22, 2011 - The City of Winnipeg wants to remind the public there are numerous opportunities available to enjoy outdoor activities at City parks and facilities this holiday season. …

2011 Holiday Season operating hours for City facilities and services
December 20, 2011 - All civic offices are closed at noon on Friday, December 23, and closed all day on Monday, December 26 and Tuesday, December 27. …

Residents encouraged to recycle their Christmas tree
December 20, 2011 - Do you have a real Christmas tree but aren't sure what to do with it after Christmas? …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety Series Tip 4
December 16, 2011 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service has been running a series of tips to encourage safety during the holidays. …

Waterfront Drive re-opening between MacDonald Avenue and Higgins Avenue
December 16, 2011 - The public is advised that Waterfront Drive will temporarily re-open to traffic between MacDonald Avenue and Higgins Avenue at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 19, 2011. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety Series Tip #3
December 15, 2011 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is running a series of tips to encourage safety during the holidays. Today's message reminds citizens to be cautious when lighting candles in the home this holiday season. …

Maginot Arena to re-open week of December 19
December 14, 2011 - Programs at the Maginot Arena at 910 Maginot Street will restart the week of December 19, 2011 now that remediation work to address mould is complete, and ice is being installed as well as a dehumidifier to reduce humidity levels. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety Series Tip #2
December 14, 2011 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is running a series of tips to encourage safety during the holidays. Today’s message reminds citizens to be cautious when using holiday lights and decorations in and around the home this holiday season. …

Capital Budget Sets Foundation for Repair, Renewal
December 13, 2011 - Committed to increasing investment to maintain, repair and build new infrastructure by $2.3 billion dedicated to roads, bridges, sidewalks and community facilities over the next six years, City Council passed the 2012 Capital Budget with a vote of 10-6.…

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety Series Tip #1
December 13, 2011 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service will run a series of tips to encourage safety in the holiday season. Today’s message reminds citizens to practice fire safety when displaying a natural Christmas tree in the home. …

Safety around winter snow clearing operations a priority
December 12, 2011 - This winter, the City of Winnipeg has partnered with the Heavy Equipment and Aggregate Truckers Association of Manitoba (H.E.A.T.) on a joint initiative to promote safety around winter snow clearing operations.…

Sinclair Park community celebrates grand opening of new recreation centre
December 9, 2011 - The ability to access programs that support and promote sport and active lifestyles has improved greatly for residents of the Northwest corner of Winnipeg with the opening of the newly-expanded Sinclair Park Community Centre.…

Reminder that Leisure Guide registration for Winter programs will have staggered start dates
December 9, 2011 - Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Winter 2012 programs will have staggered start dates as follows: …

Harper Government, Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg making streets safer earlier than expected
December 2, 2011 - Residents of Winnipeg will have access to the Chief Peguis Trail Extension one year ahead of schedule thanks to a joint public-private partnership (P3) investment by the Government of Canada, the Government of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg. …

Winter Leisure Guide now available
December 2, 2011 - The Winter 2012 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations. …



Last update: 30.12.2011

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