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2012 September News Releases

All residents receiving new recycling and garbage collection services the first week of October 2012
September 28, 2012 - Today marks the end of manual recycling and garbage collection as the City rolls out the new city-wide recycling and garbage collection services next week to the remaining 165,000 single-family properties...

Controlled burns in natural areas
September 28, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg Public Works Department will be conducting controlled burns in various natural areas such as tall grass prairie remnants and prairie restorations, between...

Upcoming railway crossing closures
September 28, 2012 - The public is advised there will be two railway crossing closures in effect next week. Both closures are due to railway crossing reconstruction...

City of Winnipeg officials, staff participate in fire engine pull event to launch annual workplace charitable campaign
September 27, 2012 - Elected officials, senior leaders and staff from the City of Winnipeg will gather at City Hall over the lunch hour tomorrow (Friday, September 28) to participate in the...

City pledges annual contributions to Literacy for Life Fund
September 27, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg Public Service is recommending that the revenue of approximately $3,000 collected from library fines and fee on Family Literacy Day be contributed to...

City encourages residents to celebrate National Forestry Week by learning more about Winnipeg's urban forest
September 27, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is encouraging its residents to celebrate National Forestry Week, September 23 - 29, by learning more about Winnipeg’s trees. With approximately 8 million...

Northbound traffic on the Disraeli Bridge to flow for the first time Thursday, September 27
September 26, 2012 - Beginning tomorrow evening, Thursday, September 27, all northbound lanes on the new Disraeli Bridge and the roadway connecting the overpass to the bridge will open for the...

On The Same Page announces this year's book
September 25, 2012 - Manitobans have selected Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water edited by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou as this year's...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds citizens to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide
September 25, 2012 - Carbon monoxide is a colourless, odourless, tasteless gas that is released when heating oil, gasoline, diesel, propane, kerosene, natural gas or wood burns without enough...

Mayor Cheers for Colleen Furlan in Over the Rainbow
September 25, 2012 - Winnipeggers invited to show support Wednesday. Winnipeg's own Colleen Furlan is in the running to become the next Dorothy in the Canadian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Wizard of Oz...

Last week of manual recycling and garbage collection
September 24, 2012 - This is the last week of the Five-Day Collection Calendar and the last week for manual collection of blue boxes and garbage containers...

Mayor Supports Auditor's Recommendation
September 24, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today accepted the recommendation of the City Auditor to retain external resources to help the auditor complete a comprehensive review of the new fire-paramedic...

Winnipeg Public Library launches mobile app
September 21, 2012 - The Winnipeg Public Library has launched a mobile app for smartphones and tablets, allowing you to take the library with you anytime, anywhere. The free WPL to Go app is compatible with...

Arlington Street Overpass to close temporarily for maintenance
September 20, 2012 - The public is advised that the Arlington Street Overpass over the Canadian Pacific Railway yards from Logan Avenue to...

Rail crossing closure on De Vos Road, west of Pembina Highway
September 19, 2012 - The public is advised that De Vos Road will be completely closed to all westbound and eastbound traffic at the rail...

Mayor Katz leads financial delegation to New York City
September 19, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz and senior officials from the City of Winnipeg will travel to New York City today to meet with major credit...

Lane closures in effect until Wednesday
September 17, 2012 - Two south lanes on eastbound McDermot Avenue closed between King Street and Arthur Street, and eastbound curb lane on...

Hot, dry weather leads to increase in water main breaks, discoloured water
September 17, 2012 - This year’s hot, dry weather has kept City crews busy dealing with a significant increase in...

City reduces greenhouse gas emissions by three per cent in 2011
September 14, 2012 - The City reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by three per cent in 2011, and is well on its way to achieving its goal of a 17.65 per cent reduction by 2019, according to a report submitted today to the Executive Policy Committee...

Southbound Pembina Highway traffic at Jubilee Underpass reduced to one lane this weekend
September 14, 2012 - The public is advised that the southbound curb and middle lanes of Pembina Highway at the Jubilee underpass will be closed Friday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m. and will reopen on Sunday, September 16 in the evening...

Higgins Avenue between Gomez Street and Argyle Street closed this weekend
September 13, 2012 - The public is advised that all lanes and sidewalks on Higgins Avenue will be closed from Gomez Street to Argyle Street starting Friday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. and opening Monday, September 17 at 6:00 a.m...

Public Open House to review and provide feedback on the alignment options for the Southwest Transitway Stage 2
September 12, 2012 - Residents are invited to drop in at their convenience to view the potential alignment displays, provide feedback, and speak with...

Mayor Attends National Infrastructure Summit
September 11, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz is today participating in the 2012 National Infrastructure Summit hosted by Regina Mayor Pat Fiacco to seek municipal...

Traffic impacts to be minimized during minor construction on regional streets
September 7, 2012 - Winnipeg motorists may soon see reduced impacts to traffic during construction on regional streets due to recommendations being...

Mayor Awards Key to the City to Lord Selkirk
September 7, 2012 - Today Mayor Sam Katz presented the Key to the City to Lord Selkirk of Douglas, who is visiting Winnipeg to mark the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Lord Selkirk Settlers...

Construction underway on new South District Police Station
September 7, 2012 - Winnipeg will soon have a new police station that is competitively priced, built in a timely manner, and meets all of the operational needs of the Winnipeg Police Service to efficiently...

Dugald Road re-opened
September 7, 2012 - The public is advised that repairs on a collapsed culvert have been completed, and Dugald Road was re-opened to...

Time to band your trees
September 6, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch, along with Trees Winnipeg (formerly Coalition to Save the Elms), strongly recommend that you band your...

Traffic rerouted at Dugald Road and Symington Road due to collapsed culvert
September 6, 2012 - The public is advised that due to a collapsed culvert at Dugald Road and Symington Road, all eastbound and westbound traffic is being rerouted at...

Reminder Giveaway Weekend: September 8 and 9, 2012
September 5, 2012 - Residents are reminded that this weekend, Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, 2012, is the second giveaway...

Last update: 28.09.2012

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