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2013 September News Releases

Revised closure date of southbound lane on Norwood Bridge over the Red River
September 30, 2013 - Due to wet weather conditions experienced over the weekend, the public is advised the southbound curb lane of the Norwood Bridge over the Red River from Stradbrook Avenue to Marion Street will now be closed Tuesday, October 1 at 5:30 a.m. and will reopen Wednesday, October 2 on or before 7:00 a.m....

Market Streetâs âœListening Lightsâ highlight importance of Winnipegâs Cultural District during Culture Days
September 27, 2013 - The âœListening Lightsâ 3D light sculpture on Market Street is ready to impress thousands of Winnipeggers and visitors during this weekendâs Culture Days...

One southbound lane on Norwood Bridge over the Red River to close temporarily for bridge repairs
September 27, 2013 - The public is advised the southbound curb lane of the Norwood Bridge over the Red River from Stradbrook Avenue to Marion Street will be closed Sunday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m. and will reopen Monday, September 30 on or before 3:30 p.m....

Significant fines proposed to protect citizens by ensuring compliance with minimum heating standards
September 27, 2013 - In the interest of protecting citizens, the Public Service is proposing significant, set fines for landlords who do not comply with minimum heating standards under the Neighbourhood Liveability By-law...

Mayor Katz Presents Award to Wellington Retirement Living
September 26, 2013 - Mayor Sam Katz presented Wellington Retirement Living with the City of Winnipeg Organizational Community Service Award at the residence's silver anniversary gala on Thursday afternoon...

On The Same Page announces this year's book
September 25, 2013 - Manitobans have selected The Lucky Ones by Anne Mahon as this year's featured book for the 6th annual On The Same Page initiative...

City expands the 2013 construction schedule on regional and local street projects
September 24, 2013 - As a result of early tendering and competitive pricing from the construction industry, the City is now able to spend an additional $7.2 million on Regional Street and Local Street programs...

Medal for Outstanding Achievement Awarded to Tim Hague Sr. and Tim Hague Jr.
September 23, 2013 - Today, at a ceremony at City Hall, Mayor Sam Katz presented the father-son team of Tim Hague Sr. and Tim Hague Jr. with the City of Winnipeg Outstanding Achievement Award...

New landfill gas collection system now online at Winnipegâs Brady Road Resource Management Facility
September 23, 2013 - A new gas collection system that will significantly reduce the emission of greenhouse gases at the City of Winnipegâs Brady Road Resource Management Facility is now operational, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Mayor Sam Katz announced today...

Fire Paramedic Service: Safety, First!
September 19, 2013 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service assures citizens that their safety, and the safety of all of our responders, is its highest priority...

Fall intake for Community Centre Applications
September 19, 2013 - Mayor Sam Katz today invited City community centres to submit funding applications by Friday, November 1, 2013 for the Community Centre Renovation Grant Program's fall intake...

Pan Am Place officially opens for young men who need a new start in life
September 19, 2013 - For 45 years, Pan Am Boxing & Athletic Club has been a safe haven for at risk youth by keeping them off of the streets and helping them to channel their energy through sport...

Disraeli Active Transportation Bridge now open
September 19, 2013 - The public is advised that the Disraeli Active Transportation Bridge over the Red River is now open...

Mayor Releases State of the City Report
September 18, 2013 - This week, Winnipeg households will receive Mayor Sam Katz's State of the City report, featuring a number of topics including infrastructure, active transportation and downtown revitalization...

Mayor Congratulates the Two Tims as Canadian Television Finale Approaches
September 16, 2013 - Mayor Sam Katz today congratulated Winnipeg father and son team, Tim Hague Sr. and Tim Hague Jr., for making it to the final round in the popular reality television show, The Amazing Race Canada, which concludes tonight on CTV...

New Endowment fund to support Transcona Nationals
September 13, 2013 - Councillor Russ Wyatt (Transcona) tonight announced the establishment of an endowment fund to support the Transcona Nationals Football Club, thanks to a generous $20,000 contribution from the Transcona Playground Renewal Association and with support from the City of Winnipeg and The Winnipeg Foundation...

New lighting a score at Transcona Nationals Football Club field
September 13, 2013 - Transcona Nationals Football Club players and fans have more to cheer about tonight as the first ever night game will be played at the field thanks to new field lighting...

Elmwood Kildonans Pool to temporarily close for repairs
September 13, 2013 - The public is advised that the Elmwood Kildonans Pool, located at 909 Concordia Avenue, will be closed at 4:30 p.m., Monday, September 16, 2013 for tank repairs...

Phase 2 of Rotary Heritage Park revitalization completed
September 12, 2013 - Today, Member of Parliament for Elmwood - Transcona, Lawrence Toet joined City Councillor Russ Wyatt (Transcona ward) in a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a raising of the Rotary flag to celebrate the completion of Phase 2 of the Rotary Heritage Park revitalization...

City enhances 311 service
September 11, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg is expanding its 311 Contact Centre to include in-person service at City Hall, as another service option for citizens...

Railway crossing closure on Selkirk Avenue between Sgt Tommy Prince Street and Battery Street
September 10, 2013 - The public is advised that Selkirk Avenue will be completely closed to eastbound and westbound traffic between Sgt Tommy Prince Street and Battery Street starting at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13...

City provides interim update on financial status
September 9, 2013 - The Winnipeg Public Service anticipates that a projected $11.2 million deficit, in large part the result of increased snowfall and demand for snow clearing, will be eliminated by year-end...

Arlington Overpass to re-open Friday, September 6 at 6:30 a.m.
September 5, 2013 - The public is advised the Arlington Overpass over the Canadian Pacific Railway will re-open to vehicular traffic at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, September 6...

Mayor and Students Shine to Fight Cystic Fibrosis
September 4, 2013 - Students from the University of Manitoba shined shoes at City Hall today to support the 49th annual Shinerama campaign to fight cystic fibrosis and to promote next Wednesday's Shine Day, when a few hundred students will offer shoe-shining services at locations throughout the City of Winnipeg in return for a donation to Cystic Fibrosis Canada...

Private sector firms invited to a Biosolids Reuse Project information session on September 5, 2013
September 3, 2013 - Private sector firms interested in responding to the Request for Information on Biosolids Management Project are invited to an information session on September 5, 2013, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Centre, 999 Sargent Avenue...

Last update: 30.09.2013

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