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2012 February News Releases

Dog Adoption Sale
February 29, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding an Adopt-a-Dog sale on Thursday, March 1, Friday, March 2, Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 at 1057 Logan Avenue. This is the Agency's first dog sale of 2012. …

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban lifted
February 29, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg's Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective 7:01 a.m., today, Wednesday, February 29, 2012. …

Expansion to Transit fleet would improve service
February 28, 2012 - To improve service to the public while ensuring value for taxpayers' money, Winnipeg Transit is recommending the purchase of 20 pre-owned, 60-foot articulated buses from New Flyer Industries. …

$1.2 billion required for sewage treatment upgrades
February 28, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg Public Service recommends an increase in the sewer rate to help pay for $1.2 billion in upgrades to our sewage treatment facilities, which are mandated by the provincial government. …

Event Day Management Plan ready for review
February 28, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg, along with our partners the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BBB Stadium Incorporated, have spent the last three months building an event day strategy. …

Budget 2012: Balancing Priorities of Winnipeggers without New Long-term Growth Revenues
February 28, 2012 - After an unprecedented 14 year property tax freeze, the longest in recent Canadian history, Executive Policy Committee today unveiled the Preliminary 2012 - 2014 Operating Budget that proposes a property tax increase. …

Enhancements to Alternative Service Delivery process to increase efficiency, value for money
February 27, 2012 - In order to support Council's mandate for efficient and effective use of taxpayers' money, the Winnipeg Public Service is recommending improvements to the Alternate Service Delivery (ASD) review process. …

Newly expanded Southdale Community Centre complete thanks to Federal-Provincial-Municipal Partnership
February 24, 2012 - At the Manitoba Professional Planners Institute (MPPI) conference in Brandon, Manitoba, the City of Winnipeg received the Manitoba Planning Excellence Award for the OurWinnipeg long-term planning framework. …

City of Winnipeg wins provincial award for OurWinnipeg
February 24, 2012 - At the Manitoba Professional Planners Institute (MPPI) conference in Brandon, Manitoba, the City of Winnipeg received the Manitoba Planning Excellence Award for the OurWinnipeg long-term planning framework. …

New Registration Centre opens for Spring/Summer Leisure Guide Registration
February 24, 2012 - In addition to the Southeast Registration Centre at Louis Riel Library (1168 Dakota Street), a new Central Registration Centre will be set up in the Conference Room at Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex (999 Sargent Avenue). …

Reminder that City of Winnipeg holding open houses regarding Secondary Suites
February 22, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is hosting four open house sessions to seek public input on detached Secondary Suites. …

Truck plowing on bus routes and collector streets underway
February 21, 2012 - Due to snowfall in Winnipeg overnight and this morning, a truck plowing operation has been initiated on the city's Priority II streets, including all bus routes and collector streets. …

Safe Communities Winnipeg launches SureFoot safety program to prevent winter falls
February 16, 2012 - Safe Communities Winnipeg announced today that it has launched the SureFoot Winter Walking Conditions Bulletin - a new service that provides the public and local media with free daily updates on winter walking conditions within Winnipeg. …

Louis Riel Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
February 15, 2012 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, February 20, 2012. …

Winnipeg residents invited to public open house on Corydon-Osborne Neighbourhood Plan
February 10, 2012 - Winnipeg residents are invited to help shape the future of the Corydon-Osborne area by attending a public open house to view the proposed design directions. …

Multiple lanes closures on Pembina Highway at the Bison Drive/Chancellor Matheson Road intersection this Sunday
February 09, 2012 - The public is advised that on Sunday, February 12, due to work being done by MTS, Pembina Highway at the Bison Drive/Chancellor Matheson Road intersection will be restricted to two thru lanes in each direction with no left turns allowed. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service encourages citizens to create a home fire escape plan
February 07, 2012 - Most home fires start between the hours of midnight and 6:00 a.m. when people are asleep and least prepared. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is encouraging citizens to take the time to create a home fire escape plan. Adequate home fire escape plans help ensure everyone makes it out of the house safely.…

Last update: 29.02.2012

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