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2012 December News Releases

Reminder - New Transit fares in effect January 1, 2013
December 31, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is reminding citizens that new Transit and Handi-Transit fares go into effect on Tuesday, January 1, 2013...

Celebrate safely, take a Free Ride on New Year's Eve
December 31, 2012 - Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) and The City of Winnipeg remind all New Year's Eve revellers to celebrate safely tonight and enjoy a Free Ride with Winnipeg Transit...

Residents can now recycle their Christmas trees
December 27, 2012 - Residents can recycle their Christmas trees for free at one of the 11 Let's Chip In depots now open daily until January 20, 2013...

Residents reminded of adjusted garbage and recyling schedules during holiday season
December 21, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is reminding residents who normally have collection on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, to please put recycling and garbage carts out one day...

New Consumer Health Information project launched
December 20, 2012 - Winnipeg Public Library and the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Libraries have collaborated on a new online Consumer Health Information resource - CHECKUP...

Winter fun for everyone in Winnipeg parks
December 19, 2012 - 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...

Citizens encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees
December 19, 2012 - Do you have a real Christmas tree but aren't sure what to do with it once Christmas is over?...

2012 Holiday Season operating hours for City facilities and services
December 18, 2012 - All civic offices are closed at 12 noon on Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve), and closed all day on Tuesday, December 25 (Christmas Day), and...

Adoptable dogs seek homes for the Holidays
December 18, 2012 - There are 49 adoptable dogs at Animal Services who are looking for loving homes for the holidays...

New Transit Fares in effect January 1, 2013
December 18, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is reminding citizens that new Transit and Handi-Transit fares go into effect on Tuesday, January 1, 2013...

Budget 2013: Molson Street twinning project to address traffic needs in North East Winnipeg
December 17, 2012 - An investment of $7.4 million is being dedicated towards improving traffic flow in the East Kildonan area, which has experienced tremendous growth in recent years...

Safety around winter snow clearing operations a priority
December 17, 2012 - 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...

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban lifted
December 14, 2012 - Winnipeggers are advised that the Declared Snow Route Parking Ban has now been lifted...

Celebrate safely, take a free ride on New Year's Eve
December 13, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg and Manitoba Public Insurance are partnering to ensure New Year's Eve revelers get home safely, by offering free transit service on New Year's Eve...

Budget 2013: Funding for Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor made a priority
December 13, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today announced that the City's share of the funds required for the completion of the second phase of the Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor will be...

Declared Parking Ban will be in effect starting tonight at midnight
December 13, 2012 - In response to an accumulation of approximately seven centimetres of snow this week...

Statement from Phil Sheegl, Chief Administrative Officer
December 12, 2012 - Yesterday, an individual wrote an open letter to Council about City procurement practices...

Southbound lanes closed on Osborne Street from Bartlet Avenue to Kylemore Avenue due to a water main break
December 11, 2012 - The public is advised that southbound lanes on Osborne Street from Bartlet Avenue to Kylemore Avenue are closed due to a water main break...

City of Winnipeg to assist Shoal Lake #40 First Nation in maintaining essential public health services
December 10, 2012 - A unique, temporary service sharing agreement between the City of Winnipeg and the Shoal Lake #40 First Nation may be the solution to providing essential public health services within the First Nation community...

Amendments proposed to Service Sharing Policy
December 10, 2012 - Changes being proposed to City Council's Service Sharing Policy would allow the City to enter into agreements with neighbouring municipalities for the sewer services, while the City addresses an issue recently raised regarding the sharing of water services...

Budget 2013: New ways to reduce, reuse and recycle
December 10, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz today announced that four Community Resource Recovery Centres will be built in the City of Winnipeg in 2013 and 2014...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety Series
December 6, 2012 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is running a series of tips to encourage safety during the holidays...

Reminder that Leisure Guide registration for Winter programs starts December 11 and December 12
December 6, 2012 - Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Winter 2013 programs will have staggered start dates...

Budget 2013: Polo Park area traffic improvements
December 6, 2012 - In 2013, the City of Winnipeg intends to invest a minimum of $30 million into improving traffic in the Polo Park area, Mayor Sam Katz announced today...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety Series
December 5, 2012 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is running a series of tips to encourage safety during the holidays...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety Series
December 4, 2012 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is running a series of tips to encourage safety during the holidays...

Finance Committee receives report on the East Yards Complex Development Project
December 3, 2012 - Committed to observing strong fiscal prudence in the use of taxpayers' funds, the Finance Committee, chaired by Deputy Mayor Russ Wyatt, received a report today on progress of the East Yards Complex Development Project...

Finance Committee receives report on Southwest Rapid Transit - Stage One project
December 3, 2012 - Committed to observing strong fiscal prudence in the use of taxpayers' funds, the Finance Committee, Chaired by Deputy Mayor Russ Wyatt, received a report today on the progress of...

Finance Committee receives report on Winnipeg Police Service Headquarters project
December 3, 2012 - Committed to observing strong fiscal prudence in the use of taxpayers' funds, the Finance Committee, chaired by Deputy Mayor Russ Wyatt today received a report on progress...

Sherbrook Pool to remain closed for extended period to allow for engineering assessment
December 3, 2012 - The City of Winnipeg is advising citizens that Sherbrook Pool, located at 381 Sherbrook Street, is expected to remain closed to the public for an extended period of time...

Nominations Open for Mayor's Volunteer Service Award
December 3, 2012 - Mayor Sam Katz and Volunteer Manitoba President Donn Pirie today kicked off preparations for the 30th annual Volunteer Awards with a call for nominations...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Holiday Fire Safety series
December 3, 2012 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is running a series of tips to encourage safety in the holiday season...

New budget consultation proposed to engage Winnipeggers
December 3, 2012 - The Chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Finance is taking steps to initiate a new public consultation process to assist with the development of...

Last update: 11.01.2013

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