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2012 April News Releases

Major New Sponsors for the Transcona Centennial Square
April 30, 2012 - Today, Mayor Sam Katz and City Councillor Russ Wyatt joined the Transcona BIZ in celebrating major new sponsors for key features in the Transcona Centennial Square. …

Winnipeg Public Library invites applications for Writer-in-Residence
April 30, 2012 - Winnipeg Public Library is seeking applications for the 2012/2013 edition of its Writer-in-Residence program. …

Government of Canada helps people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Winnipeg
April 27, 2012 - Canadians who are homeless or at risk of homelessness will have greater access to transitional housing and support services, announced the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Member of Parliament for Provencher, today on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.…

Catch basin repair on Ingersoll Street scheduled to begin this weekend - April 28 and 29, 2012
April 26, 2012 - A catch basin pipe in front of 843 Ingersoll Street collapsed late yesterday afternoon causing a large void under the pavement. Once the repair begins, there will be some traffic and parking restrictions on Ingersoll Street between Sargent Avenue and Ellice Avenue.…

Corydon Avenue between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street closed to traffic
April 26, 2012 - The catch basin on the south side of Corydon Avenue between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street, and the pipe that runs from the catch basin to the sewer manhole, collapsed yesterday causing a very large void in the centre of the street.…

Winnipeg's New Garbage and Recycling Services
April 26, 2012 - Winnipeg residents will receive collection service every week of the year, and collection days will be easier to remember as the collection schedule changes to a set weekday schedule. This is one of several improvements residents will notice this year as the City of Winnipeg introduces automated garbage and recycling collection and curbside yard waste collection services for single-family homes.…

City begins 2012 Insect Control season
April 25, 2012 - Today, the Winnipeg Public Service announced the start of its surveillance and larviciding activities for the 2012 insect control season.…

City of Winnipeg Annual Bike Auction
April 25, 2012 - Residents are reminded that the City's annual auction of unclaimed bicycles will be held on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2012, at the Varsity View Sportsplex, 4230 Ridgewood Avenue.…

Disraeli Bridge southbound lanes closure this weekend
April 25, 2012 - All southbound lanes of the Disraeli Bridge over the Red River will be closed this weekend to allow for concrete to be poured on the new bridge. Suggested alternate routes in the immediate area for southbound traffic are Hespeler Avenue / Redwood Bridge towards Main Street and Johnson Avenue West / Levis Street / Stadacona Street / Louise Bridge towards Higgins Avenue.…

Update: City's Enhanced Traffic Signals Management Project continues to improve traffic flow throughout the city
April 24, 2012 - In an effort to constantly improve traffic flow throughout the City of Winnipeg, the Public Works Department has continued working on Winnipeg's Traffic Signals Management System. Begun in 2008, the project is a major building block for prompt response to signal malfunction, preventing traffic congestion, and reducing driving time across the city.…

Winnipeg charities receive $17,000 from State of the City address
April 23, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz and Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Chair Brian Bowman today presented Winnipeg non-profit organizations Ka Ni Kanichihk and Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY) with cheques for $8,500 each.…

Osborne Bridge Update - early start to roadwork rehabilitation
April 20, 2012 - Due to exceptionally good weather and an early start to the construction season this year, the roadwork rehabilitation on Osborne Street north of Granite Way (formerly Mostyn Street) will commence Monday, April 23, 2012 and is set to be completed before the end of June, 2012. 2012. Originally, roadwork rehabilitation north of Granite Way was to occur later this construction season.…

New Winakwa Community Centre Opens Thanks to Federal-Provincial-City Partnership
April 20, 2012 - An official ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today to formally open the newly expanded Winakwa Community Centre. Premier Greg Selinger, Shelly Glover, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface, and Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz joined Winakwa Community Centre President Robert Gobeil to acknowledge the efforts and contributions of those that helped make the project possible.…

City of Winnipeg Animal Services dog adoption sale a success!
April 20, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today remembered the victims of the Holocaust at the annual Holocaust Commemoration Service held at the Legislative Grounds.…

Remembering the Holocaust
April 19, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today remembered the victims of the Holocaust at the annual Holocaust Commemoration Service held at the Legislative Grounds.…

Parking for Veterans
April 18, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today brought forward a motion to explore providing free on-street metered parking for veterans in the City of Winnipeg.…

Mayor of Winnipeg and AMM say budget disappoints
April 17, 2012 - Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz and Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) President Doug Dobrowolski today expressed disappointment that the provincial budget has no long-term solution for infrastructure investment.…

New Community Centre Opens in Winnipeg Thanks to Federal-Provincial-Municipal Partnership
April 16, 2012 - Representatives from the federal, provincial and municipal governments gathered here today to celebrate the official opening of the new Sturgeon Heights Community Centre.…

Statement from Mayor Katz re: 100th Anniversary of the Titanic Tragedy
April 13, 2012 - On the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic tragedy, Mayor Sam Katz offered the following statement:…

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and the Winnipeg Police Service mark National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
April 12, 2012 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and the Winnipeg Police Service are marking National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, which runs from April 8 to 14, by reminding citizens about the proper use of 911 emergency services.…

Indoor water park to provide year-round recreation opportunities
April 11, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is reviewing a proposal to build a $75 million indoor water park and hotel complex on City-owned land near the Forks. …

Downtown Winnipeg Renewal Gains Momentum
April 11, 2012 - The Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg are providing tax increment financing support for CentreVenture's strategy to stimulate private and public investment downtown with a focus on the blocks surrounding Portage Avenue, Premier Greg Selinger and Mayor Sam Katz announced today.…

Dog Adoption Sale
April 10, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding an Adopt-a-Dog sale on Wednesday, April 11, Thursday, April 12, and Friday, April 13, from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m. at 1057 Logan Avenue.…

Kildonan Park and Windsor Park Golf Courses set to open for the 2012 golf season
April 05, 2012 - Just in time for the Easter long weekend, Kildonan Park and Windsor Park Golf Courses will open for the 2012 golf season on Friday, April 6, 2012.…

City's major spring cleanup operation starts Monday night
April 05, 2012 - City of Winnipeg crews will begin major cleanup activities this Monday night, April 9, 2012, as the annual spring cleanup operation of streets, sidewalks and back lanes, gets underway on a city-wide basis.…

Southwest Transitway Officially Open
April 05, 2012 - The Southwest Transitway officially opened today, providing Winnipeggers with fast and reliable transportation options between the downtown and the southwest part of the city.…

New sponsorship deal with Metro News in City skywalk
April 05, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz and Councillor Paula Havixbeck, the Councillor responsible for Sponsor Winnipeg, were joined today by Steve Shrout, Vice-president of Metro News and Rod Chivers, Distribution Manager for the Metro News in the City's skywalk, to announce a three-year Sponsorship agreement with the Metro News worth $225,000.…

Test drive the new Rapid Transit service on Thursday, April 5, 2012
April 03, 2012 - Winnipeg Transit is inviting all citizens to take a free ride on the Southwest Transitway on Thursday, April 5, 2012. Free rides will be offered from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 5.…

City of Winnipeg to 'Light It Up Blue' on Monday, April 2, 2012 in support of World Autism Day
April 02, 2012 - During the evening hours of Monday, April 2, 2012, City Hall will 'Light It Up Blue' in support of World Autism Day. …

Easter weekend operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
April 02, 2012 - All civic offices are closed on Good Friday, April 6 and Easter Monday, April 9, 2012. …

Disraeli Bridges construction updates
April 02, 2012 - The public is advised that beginning Thursday, April 5, 2012, a number of roadway and parking restrictions will take effect to help facilitate the construction of the new Disraeli Bridges. …

Last update: 27.04.2012

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