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2013 April News Releases

Citizens are encouraged to take extreme caution around bodies of water
April 30, 2013 - The Winnipeg Police Service and the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service are urging citizens to take extreme caution around bodies of water...

High river levels increase the risk of basement flooding
April 30, 2013 - With the combination of rain and rising river levels, property owners are advised to protect their homes from basement flooding. Heavy rainstorms that fall...

Transportation and Parking Plan launched for Investors Group Field
April 30, 2013 - Winnipeg residents, members of the University of Manitoba community, and football and event attendees have a newly updated source of information that explains how...

Spring Flood Bulletin #3
Small number of low-lying properties in south Winnipeg require sandbag protection

April 29, 2013 - The Red River has been rising quickly in Winnipeg, particularly south Winnipeg, over the last 24 hours...

Volunteer recruitment underway today to assist with sandbagging effort
April 29, 2013 - Due to changing river conditions, a limited number of volunteers may be needed to assist with sandbagging efforts at a small number of properties in south Winnipeg today Monday, April 29, and possibly tomorrow...

Fort Garry Library to be temporarily closed for renovations
April 29, 2013 - Fort Garry Library, 1360 Pembina Highway, will close Saturday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m. for renovations...

City of Winnipeg selected to host 2017 Canada Summer Games
April 26, 2013 - Today at an announcement at The Forks, the Canada Games Council and the Province of Manitoba named the City of Winnipeg the host of the 2017 Canada Summer Games...

City's major spring cleanup operation starts Sunday night
April 26, 2013 - City of Winnipeg crews will begin the annual spring cleanup operation of streets, sidewalks and back lanes this Sunday night, April 28, 2013...

Dog Adoption Sale extended
April 26, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be continuing its Adopt-a-Dog sale on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 from 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m. at 1057 Logan Avenue...

Curbside yard waste collection begins next week
April 26, 2013 - The new seasonal yard waste collection program begins Monday, April 29, 2013, and will continue until November, depending on the weather...

Municipal Leaders and AMM United Against Budget
April 25, 2013 - A coalition of Manitoba mayors and the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) spoke as one today, rejecting a provincial budget that fails to provide a dedicated source of funding for municipal infrastructure...

Community Services Annual Bike Auction
April 24, 2013 - Residents are reminded that the City's annual auction of unclaimed bicycles will be held on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Varsity View Sportsplex, 4230 Ridgewood Avenue...

Provincial Budget Fails Winnipeggers
April 24, 2013 - Premier Greg Selinger's budget is failing Winnipeggers and creating a crisis for municipalities said Mayor Sam Katz at a news conference this afternoon...

City's elected officials and employees to observe 2013 National Day of Mourning
April 23, 2013 - City of Winnipeg elected officials and employees will join thousands of other Canadians in observing Canada's National Day of Mourning which is held each year on April 28...

Two new Pedestrian Countdown Signals installed in Winnipeg
April 23, 2013 - The Winnipeg Public Service recently installed two Pedestrian Countdown Signals at all four crosswalks at two busy intersections; Osborne Street at River Avenue, and Portage Avenue at Smith Street...

Adoptable dogs seeking homes
April 23, 2013 - Looking for a companion to take walks with on those beautiful spring mornings? Why not consider adopting a dog from Animal Services!

Winnipeg's Southwest Transitway Project wins prestigious engineering award
April 23, 2013 - Winnipeg's Southwest Transitway Project received the prestigious Award of Excellence in the Infrastructure and Transportation category at the Association of Consulting...

Open House regarding Panet Road - Molson Street twinning project
April 22, 2013 - The public is invited to an Open House about the Panet Road - Molson Street twinning project to review the proposed construction and...

Northbound lanes at McPhillips Street underpass from Higgins Avenue to Jarvis Avenue to open this afternoon
April 22, 2013 - Northbound lanes at McPhillips Street underpass from Higgins Avenue to Jarvis Avenue to open this afternoon...

Improvements planned to Assiniboine Park Zoo entrance
April 19, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg is considering a proposal that would allow the Assiniboine Park Conservancy to improve the main entrance to the Zoo in time to...

Northbound lanes at McPhillips Street underpass from Higgins Avenue to Jarvis Avenue closed this weekend
April 17, 2013 - The public is advised the McPhillips Street underpass between Higgins Avenue and Jarvis Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Friday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m. and will re-open Monday, April 22 at 10:00 p.m...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and the Winnipeg Police Service mark National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
April 15, 2013 - City of Winnipeg emergency telecommunicators from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and Winnipeg Police Service, are celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, from April 14 to 20...

Curbside yard waste collection start-up still delayed due to the unseasonable cold temperatures and delayed snow melt
April 12, 2013 - Due to lingering snow and unseasonably cold temperatures this spring, the start-up of the seasonal yard waste collection program, originally scheduled as early as the first week of April, is delayed until Monday, April 29, 2013, weather permitting...

Transit Spring Schedule in effect Sunday, April 14
April 12, 2013 - Beginning Sunday, April 14, Winnipeg Transit's Spring Schedule will be in effect on the following routes...

Mayor Renews Call for Infrastructure Investment
April 11, 2013 - As provincial budget day approaches, Mayor Sam Katz renewed his call for additional investment in infrastructure, noting that Winnipeg is near the bottom of the list when comparing provincial capital grants to other large Canadian cities...

City of Winnipeg and The Forks to collaborate in planning initiative
April 11, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg announced today that it will engage the Forks Renewal Corporation to lead a planning initiative for the future development of lands owned by the two organizations at The Forks...

Mayor Katz Presents Medals to Local Curling Champions
April 9, 2013 - In a presentation today at City Hall, Mayor Sam Katz honoured Team Dunstone with the City of Winnipeg's Outstanding Achievement Award...

Mayor Marks Holocaust Memorial Day
April 8, 2013 - Mayor Sam Katz today remembered victims of the Holocaust at the annual Holocaust Memorial Day service, held at the Manitoba Legislature...

Power stretchers will reduce risk of injury to paramedics
April 5, 2013 - New power stretcher systems will soon take away the need for patients to be manually lifted in and out of ambulances, significantly reducing the risk of injury to...

Community paramedics to treat patients in non-emergency cases
April 2, 2013 - Today, the City of Winnipeg announced plans for the creation of a program which will soon have community paramedics treating patients in non-emergency cases...

Last update: 30.04.2013

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