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2012 May News Releases

Maples Community Centre celebrates improvements thanks to Federal-Provincial-City partnership
May 31, 2012 - An official grand opening ceremony was held today to celebrate improvements to the Maples Community Centre. …

Mayor Katz Delivers Warning on Infrastructure
May 31, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today warned mayors attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' Big City Mayor's Caucus in Saskatoon that the infrastructure deficit in Canada's major cities is growing so large that it may become impossible to fix. …

ReminderâWinnipeggers can still register for Summer Leisure Guide programs and camps - courses start soon!
May 31, 2012 - Summer Leisure Guide programs and camps are starting soon and there is still time to register! …

Soccer Supports Inner City Youth
May 28, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today thanked World Soccer Academy (WSA) Winnipeg and Manitoba Major Soccer League for their commitment to bringing soccer to inner city youth. …

Valour Road plaque dedication honors Winnipeg soldiers
May 25, 2012 - A formal dedication and ceremonial parade will be held at the Valour Road Commemorative Plaza (Sargent Avenue at Valour Road) on Sunday, May 27 at 2:00 p.m. …

Residents reminded to recycle old phone books
May 24, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg reminds residents to recycle their old phone books. Residents with curbside recycling collection can place their phone books in their blue box. …

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service hosting EMS Week, May 20 - 26
May 18, 2012 - EMS Week 2012 is being held across Canada from May 20 to 26, 2012. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) is working with its partners to provide a variety of educational and entertaining activities, to highlight the emergency medical system in our community. …

Dog Adoption Sale Continues
May 18, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be continuing its Adopt-a-Dog sale on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 from 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m., at 1057 Logan Avenue. …

Railway Crossing Closure on Byng Place west of Pembina Highway
May 18, 2012 - The public is advised that Byng Place will be completely closed to westbound and eastbound traffic at the railway crossing on Byng Place west of Pembina Highway starting at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22 for a railway crossing reconstruction project. …

Update on Insect Control Branch activities
May 17, 2012 - Today, the Winnipeg Public Service announces an update on nuisance mosquito control and the start of the Cankerworm and Gypsy Moth control programs. …

Victoria Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
May 16, 2012 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, May 21, 2012. …

Edmonton Street to be closed from St. Mary Avenue to Graham Avenue
May 15, 2012 - The public is advised that Edmonton Street will be closed from St. Mary Avenue to Graham Avenue starting Thursday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. until Monday, May 21 at 8:00 a.m. for sewer and water main repairs. …

Dog Adoption Sale
May 14, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding an Adopt-a-Dog sale on Tuesday, May 15, Wednesday May 16, and Thursday, May 17, from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m., 1057 Logan Avenue. …

Winnipeggers reminded to "Park Smart!"
May 10, 2012 - To help keep our community safe and enable emergency responders to do their jobs more effectively, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and the Winnipeg Parking Authority warn citizens not to park illegally when attending large events like neighbourhood garage sales. …

Reminder: Spring Giveaway Weekend - May 12 and 13, 2012
May 10, 2012 - Residents are reminded that this weekend, May 12 and 13, is the first giveaway weekend of this year. This is a great opportunity to find a new owner for those reusable and unwanted items taking up space in your home or to browse the curbs for some great finds. …

Compost bins on sale at a 'Down to Earth' price
May 9, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is sponsoring a one-day compost bin sale on Saturday, May 12, 2012. …

Closure on William Avenue this weekend
May 9, 2012 - Due to hospital construction, William Avenue will be closed this weekend to local traffic, pedestrians and cyclists at Sherbrook Street. Local traffic can still access the Health Sciences Centre and the William Avenue parkade from the west, but will not be able to access them from Sherbrook Street. …

Railway crossing closure on St. James Street at Saskatchewan Avenue this weekend
May 9, 2012 - The public is advised that St. James Street will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic at the railway crossing on St. James Street north of Saskatchewan Avenue starting at 7:00 p.m., this Friday, May 11 for a railway crossing reconstruction project. …

Disraeli Bridge southbound lanes closure this weekend
May 9, 2012 - The two 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. …

Open House regarding St. Vital Park Duck Pond Pavilion project
May 9, 2012 - The public is invited to attend an Open House to review and provide feedback on three conceptual designs being proposed for a new Duck Pond Pavilion in St. Vital Park. …

Annual summer water meter reading program begins Wednesday, May 9, 2012
May 8, 2012 - Starting Wednesday, May 9, 2012, and continuing until the end of August, City water meter readers will be visiting homes weekdays between 2:30 p.m. and dusk. …

Open House regarding Pembina Highway Underpass Project
May 7, 2012 - The public is being invited to an Open House to review and provide feedback on three options being proposed for improvements to the Pembina Highway Underpass. …

City of Winnipeg selected to host 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Soccer
May 4, 2012 - Today at an announcement in Ottawa, Winnipeg was selected, along with five other Canadian cities, as host for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup soccer event. …

Winnipeg's spring curbside Giveaway Weekend just around the corner - May 12 and 13, 2012
May 3, 2012 - Are you doing some spring cleaning and have reusable items in good condition that you'll never use again? Residents are invited to take advantage of this year's spring Giveaway Weekend on May 12 and 13, 2012. …

Runner Stops at City Hall
May 2, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz welcomed former Olympian Mike Strange to City Hall today, to cheers from Winnipeg elementary school students. …

Sturgeon Road Bridge replacement begins
May 2, 2012 - Construction has begun on replacement of the Sturgeon Road Bridge. …

Last update: 28.05.2012

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