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2014 February News Releases

Lane closure on Smith Street due to sewer pipe repairs
February 28, 2014 - Northbound traffic on Smith Street will be temporarily reduced starting this evening to one lane from Portage Avenue to Ellice Avenue while crews repair a sewer pipe and a water main...

Renovated Fort Garry Library reopens
February 28, 2014 - After undergoing $900,000 worth of extensive renovations, the Fort Garry Library was officially reopened today by Mayor Sam Katz, Fort Rouge/East Fort Garry Councillor Jenny Gerbasi and Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum...

Lane closure on Smith Street due to sewer pipe repairs
February 28, 2014 - The centre lane on Smith Street is temporarily closed north of Portage Avenue while crews repair a sewer pipe...

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban lifted
February 28, 2014 - The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective 7:01 a.m., today, Friday, February 28, 2014...

New toboggan slides in St. Vital Park to offer exciting winter recreation for local families
February 27, 2014 - Families in St. Vital will have an exciting new toboggan slide and warming shelter to enjoy during winter 2014 - 2015 thanks to a $63,400 investment through Phase Three of the Manitoba/Winnipeg Building Communities Initiative (BCI) II partnership...

Lane closure due to water main break repairs Southbound Oak Point Highway
February 26, 2014 - Along Route 90, the southbound median lane on Oak Point Highway is temporarily closed north of Selkirk Ave while crews repair a water main break...

City to install waterproof gel covers on traffic signals to prevent malfunctions
February 25, 2014 - Later this year, the Winnipeg Public Service will begin installing waterproof gel covers on traffic signals to prevent...

Winnipeg to Honour Team Jennifer Jones
February 25, 2014 - Mayor Sam Katz today announced the City of Winnipeg will honour Team Jennifer Jones with an honourary street in St. Vital. Regal Avenue, the street where the...

City crews begin pothole repairs
February 24, 2014 - City of Winnipeg crews have been out since last week repairing potholes...

Public meeting for Corydon-Osborne Area Plan
February 24, 2014 - The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the Corydon-Osborne Area Plan...

Siloam Mission celebrates drop-in centre renovations
February 24, 2014 - On behalf of the Government of Canada and the City of Winnipeg, Mayor Sam Katz today officially open a newly renovated drop-in centre area at Winnipeg's Siloam Mission, which provides....

City cemeteries closed due to blowing snow
February 22, 2014 - Citizens are advised that due to the blowing snow, the City's three cemeteries - Transcona, St. Vital and Brookside are closed until Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

New Transit Parking and Servicing Garage Officially Opens in Winnipeg
February 20, 2014 - Officials gathered today in Winnipeg to celebrate the completion of the City's new Transit Parking and Servicing Garage located on Brandon Avenue south of downtown...

Mayor Katz Congratulates Team Jones
February 20, 2014 - Immediately following the Olympic Women's Curling final, Mayor Sam Katz congratulated Team Canada on its gold medal win...

Public invited to an open house to provide feedback on draft functional design of Stage 2 of the Southwest Transitway
February 18, 2014 - Residents are invited to attend a public open house to provide feedback on the draft functional design of Stage 2 of the Southwest Transitway, the extension from Jubilee Avenue to the University of Manitoba...

Eastbound lane closure on Higgins Avenue just east of Main Street for water main break repairs
February 18, 2014 - The eastbound curb lane on Higgins Avenue just east of Main Street is temporarily closed while crews repair a water main break...

Residential Parking Ban lifted
February 16, 2014 - Winnipeg residents are advised that the Residential Parking Ban has been lifted as of 7:01 p.m. today, Monday, February 17...

Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona Cemeteries adjust hours to accommodate snow removal and ensure driver safety
February 16, 2014 - Residents are advised that St. Vital and Transcona Cemeteries have closed and will reopen at 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, February 18...

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban lifted
February 15, 2014 - Winnipeggers are advised that the Declared Snow Route Parking Ban has now been lifted...

East and westbound median lane closures on Dublin Avenue due to sewer pipe repairs
February 14, 2014 - On Sunday, February 16, 2014, the eastbound and westbound median lanes on Dublin Avenue at Orange Street will be temporarily closed while crews repair a sewer pipe.

Expropriation recommended to acquire land at 1780 Taylor
February 14, 2014 - The Winnipeg Public Service is recommending the City of Winnipeg begin expropriation proceedings to acquire land at 1780 Taylor, where Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) Station No. 12 is located...

Louis Riel Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
February 13, 2014 - All civic offices are closed on Louis Riel Day, Monday, February 17, 2014...

Mayor Katz Congratulates Festival du Voyageur
February 13, 2014 - As the Festival du Voyageur prepares to open its gates, Mayor Sam Katz congratulates the festival on its 45 year run as one of Winnipeg's favourite winter celebrations...

Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m.
February 13, 2014 - The public is advised that the Declared Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect Thursday, February 13, 2014 will be extended as a result of a forecasted system that brought snow and blowing snow into the Winnipeg area early Thursday morning.

City cemeteries open today
February 13, 2014 - Citizens are advised that while City cemeteries including Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona, will be open today, visitors are advised to proceed with caution when driving on cemetery roadways.

City of Winnipeg plowing operations ongoing due to snowfall and blowing snow
February 13, 2014 - City of Winnipeg crews started snow clearing operations at 11:00 p.m. last night, Wednesday, February 12, 2014, to deal with the accumulation of snow that has been falling on city streets.

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban in effect starting tonight at midnight
February 12, 2014 - In anticipation of forecasted snowfall for the City of Winnipeg this evening the Declared Snow Route Parking Ban will be in effect starting at midnight Thursday, February 13, 2014.

Mayor Katz Welcomes Winter Cyclists
February 12, 2014 - Mayor Sam Katz welcomes cyclists and professionals from snowy cities around the world who have gathered in Winnipeg for the second annual International Winter Cycling Congress. Mayor Katz will bring greetings from the City of Winnipeg at tomorrow morning's opening session, scheduled for 9:00 a.m...

Feeder main work may temporarily cause discoloured water for some residents in west Winnipeg
February 12, 2014 - A four-month construction project will begin this week to replace a section of aging feeder main at the intersection of Eldridge Avenue and Haney Street. This work could cause discoloured water from time to time for some residents in Charleswood, Tuxedo, St. James, Brooklands, and St. Charles...

Temporary lane closures in effect while crews repair water main breaks
February 12, 2014 - The following temporary lane closures are in effect while crews repair water main breaks...

Executive Policy Committee recommends ratification of negotiated agreement with UFFW
February 12, 2014 - Executive Policy Committee (EPC) today recommended to Council ratification of a negotiated agreement between the City of Winnipeg and the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg Local 867 (UFFW)...

EPC gives green light to U-Pass
February 12, 2014 - Executive Policy Committee today gave the green light to a U-Pass transit program for university students...

Lane closures due to water main break repairs
February 6, 2014 - Both northbound lanes on Roblin Boulevard are temporarily closed at Jaymorr Drive while crews repair a water main break....

Snow Trek at Living Prairie Museum fun for the whole family on Sunday, February 9, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
February 5, 2014 - This Sunday, February 9, 2014, the fifth annual âœSnow Trekâ at Living Prairie Museum is ready to deliver a fun-filled afternoon. Families are invited to come out and enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, geocaching and snow art from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m...

Lane closure on Sargent Avenue due to water main break repairs
February 5, 2014 - The eastbound curb lane on Sargent Avenue is temporarily closed east of St. James Street while crews repair a water main break...

Last update: 28.02.2014

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