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2014 April News Releases

Windsor Park Golf Course set to open for season on Sunday, May 4
April 30, 2014 - The City of Winnipeg's Windsor Park Golf Course will open for the 2014 golf season on Sunday, May 4...

More than 100 reconstruction and rehabilitation projects planned for Winnipeg’s local streets this year
April 29, 2014 - Local Winnipeg streets will soon benefit from a record $48.9 million dedicated to improving our local streets this year...

Harbour View, Kildonan Park and John Blumberg Golf Courses set to open
April 28, 2014 - The City of Winnipeg's Harbour View and Kildonan Park Golf Courses welcome golfers of all ages and skill levels as we begin the 2014 golf season...

Mayor Marks Holocaust Memorial Day
April 28, 2014 - Mayor Sam Katz today delivered a message at the Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony, held annually at the Legislative Grounds...

Winnipeg Public Library launches Inspiring Ideas public engagement process
April 28, 2014 - Libraries across the world are undergoing exciting changes and are evolving to meet community needs...

Major spring cleanup operation starts Sunday night
April 25, 2014 - City of Winnipeg crews will begin the annual spring cleanup of streets, sidewalks and back lanes this Sunday night, April 27, 2014. The operation is expected to take four to five weeks to complete...

City's elected officials and employees to observe 2014 National Day of Mourning
April 25, 2014 - 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. The National Day of Mourning is held to commemorate workers who have been injured or killed in the workplace as well as workers who have become ill as a result of their work...

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #25: Update on City services and support for citizens and businesses with frozen water pipes
April 25, 2014 - Over the past week, significant progress has been made in thawing frozen pipes and restoring water service to the City's customers affected by frozen water services...

Feeder main work may temporarily cause discoloured water for some residents in South Winnipeg
April 23, 2014 - A construction project will begin Thursday morning to relocate a section of feeder main at the intersection of Pembina Highway and Bison Drive. This work will be completed by Sunday, April 27 and may cause discoloured water from time to time during construction for some residents in Waverley Heights, Waverley West and South Fort Garry...

Community Services Annual Bike Auction
April 23, 2014 - Residents are reminded that the City’s annual auction of unclaimed bicycles will be held on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Varsity View Sportsplex, 4230 Ridgewood Avenue...

Curbside yard waste collection begins next week
April 23, 2014 - The seasonal yard waste collection program begins Monday, April 28, 2014, and will continue until November, depending on the weather...

Winnipeg’s Fallen Soldiers to be Commemorated at Juno Beach
April 23, 2014 - Mayor Sam Katz is paying tribute to the memory of the 16 Winnipeggers killed in action on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, by contributing to the efforts of the Juno Beach Centre to commemorate each Canadian death with an individual marker...

Property owners advised of increased risk of basement flooding
April 22, 2014 - With rain in the forecast for the next few days, Winnipeg property owners are advised that there is an increased risk of basement flooding due to current high river levels...

Voter eligibility for the 2014 City of Winnipeg Election
April 22, 2014 - The City of Winnipeg is reminding citizens about the requirements to be eligible to vote for Mayor and Councillor in the upcoming 2014 City of Winnipeg Election which will be held...

Lane closures due to water main excavations and water main break
April 22, 2014 - The eastbound curb lane of Dufferin Avenue is temporarily closed 50 metres west of Salter Street while crews excavate a water main...

Winnipeg Transit website currently inaccessible for some users
April 21, 2014 - Winnipeg Transit’s website and mobile site are currently inaccessible for some users through www.winnipegtransit.com...

City of Winnipeg continues preparing for rising river levels
April 16, 2014 - Today, the Province updated its flood forecast due to the cooler than normal temperatures that are preventing ice breakup on the Red River...

City honoured with Human Resource Award
April 16, 2014 - A City of Winnipeg human resource management program was recognized by the Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba (HRMAM) at the Excellence in Leadership Awards on Wednesday, April 9, 2014...

Lane closure on Smith Street due to water main break repairs
April 14, 2014 - One of the northbound lanes of Smith Street is temporarily closed at Notre Dame Ave while crews repair a water main break...

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #24: Citizens with temporary hose lines encouraged to wrap towel around outside taps
April 14, 2014 - As colder temperatures are expected over the next few days, residents with a temporary hose line connection are encouraged to wrap a towel around their outside taps to help prevent freezing...

Easter weekend operating hours for Frozen Pipe Citizen Resource Centres
April 14, 2014 - The City’s three Frozen Pipe Citizen Resource Centres will have adjusted operating hours during the Easter long weekend...

Easter weekend operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
April 14, 2014 - All civic offices are closed on Good Friday, April 18 and Easter Monday, April 21, 2014...

Reminder: Public Service recommends annual inspection of high hazard occupancies in response to the 2012 Mission Industrial Park fire
April 14, 2014 - In the interest of increasing public safety, the Public Service is proposing new inspections of facilities and properties identified as being hazardous...

Rehabilitation of Portage Avenue Bridge over Sturgeon Creek commences Sunday
April 11, 2014 - The rehabilitation of Portage Avenue Bridge over Sturgeon Creek commences this Sunday, April 13, 2014...

Sandbags available for overland flooding
April 11, 2014 - Winnipeg residents can pick up sandbags for overland flooding Monday-Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and Winnipeg Police Service remind residents to be cautious around ice-covered bodies of water
April 11, 2014 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and Winnipeg Police Service are reminding residents to be cautious around ice-covered bodies of water including rivers, streams, creeks, ponds and ditches...

Reminder: public invited to pedestrian and cycling strategies open house this Saturday
April 11, 2014 - The public is invited to an open house this Saturday to learn about recommended future plans for walking and cycling in Winnipeg...

Spring Flood Bulletin #1
April 10, 2014 - The Provincial spring flood outlook issued indicates that based on spring thaw and weather conditions, river levels within the city could range between a median of 11.9 and a high of 15.4 feet James (James Avenue Datum)...

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #23: Update on frozen water pipes
April 9, 2014 - City of Winnipeg officials today advise that, to prevent an interruption of service before it happens, an additional 64 properties have been identified as being at an increased risk of the City's portion of the water pipe freezing (from the water main to the shut-off valve, usually at the property line)...

City of Winnipeg issues online survey and invites stakeholders to help design the budget consultation process
April 9, 2014 - As part of the 2015 Budget public consultations, the City of Winnipeg has issued an online survey to help design how citizens, City Council and the Public Service will be engaged in this process...

Lane closure on Higgins Avenue due to water main break repairs
April 9, 2014 - The eastbound curb lane of Higgins Avenue is temporarily closed from Argyle Street to Waterfront Drive while crews repair a water main break...

City to construct new bike lane on Sherbrook Street
April 9, 2014 - This summer, the City will construct a dedicated bike lane on Sherbrook Street between the Maryland Bridge and Cumberland Avenue and the work will include the City’s first parking protected bike lane...

City of Winnipeg provides 2014 Election information through social media
April 8, 2014 - The City of Winnipeg has launched a Facebook page and Twitter account, dedicated to providing information on the 2014 City of Winnipeg Election...

Temporary road closures on William R Clement Parkway, April 5 to 7, 2014
April 3, 2014 - Residents are advised that the William R Clement Parkway will be temporarily closed for periods of time from Saturday, April 5 to Monday, April 7, accommodate a major film production...

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #22: Update on City services and support for citizens and businesses with frozen water pipes
April 3, 2014 - Customers who receive their quarterly utility bill and are running a cold water tap continuously to prevent a frozen water pipe are advised to pay the same amount they paid on their last quarterly utility bill...

Public invited to open house to discuss pedestrian and cycling strategies
April 3, 2014 - What will the future of walking and cycling look like in Winnipeg?..

City increases several services to prepare for spring thaw
April 3, 2014 - Due to forecasted warmer temperatures over the next several days, the City is increasing several services to prepare for the spring thaw including drainage improvement operations, pothole repairs and making sandbags available to residents...

City launches "A Winnipeg Minute"
April 3, 2014 - Today the City of Winnipeg, in partnership with CTV Bellmedia, launched a new feature to provide citizens with information on the services citizens rely on every day of the year...

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #21: Update on City services and support for citizens and businesses with frozen water pipes
April 2, 2014 - Winnipeg residents are reminded that the City communicates directly with those properties identified as having an increased risk of the City's portion of the water pipe freezing (from the water main to the shut-off valve, usually at the property line)...

Lane closure on Pembina Highway due to sewer repairs
April 2, 2014 - Starting this morning, the southbound curb lane of Pembina Highway will be temporarily closed between Southwood Avenue and McGillivray Boulevard while crews repair a sewer...

Animal Services Agency to hold licensing event
April 1, 2014 - The Animal Services Agency and Winnipeg Lost Dog Alert are teaming up to stress the importance of dog licensing in the community...

Last update: May 7, 2014