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2014 August News Releases

Campaign Signage Information
August 29, 2014 - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 is Election Day for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustees in the City of Winnipeg...

Nairn Avenue overpass rehabilitation progresses
August 29, 2014 - The Nairn Avenue overpass rehabilitation project over the CPR tracks will reach a major milestone on Monday, September 1, as work on the north half of the overpass is completed...

Winnipeg Transit Fall Schedule in effect as of August 31
August 29, 2014 - Beginning Sunday, August 31, Winnipeg Transitâs Fall Schedule will be in effect on the following routes...

Winnipegâs Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend is just around the corner: September 6 and 7, 2014
August 29, 2014 - Are you doing some pre-fall cleaning and have some items in good condition that youâll never use again?

Labour Day long weekend operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
August 27, 2014 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, September 1, 2014...

Update: Railway crossing closure on Panet Road between Molson Street and Munroe Avenue
August 27, 2014 - The public is reminded that the railway crossing on Panet Road between Molson Street and Munroe Avenue is currently closed for a railway reconstruction project...

Province, City announce funding for Seine River pathway and access improvements
August 25, 2014 - St. Vital residents will soon be able to further enjoy the Seine River area with new access point improvements and a granular pathway thanks to a $107,000 investment through Phase Two of the...

Temporary lane closures due to sewer repairs Marion Street and Des Meurons Street
August 22, 2014 - The following lanes of traffic are affected while crews repair a sinkhole...

City working to address impacts of heavy rainstorm
August 22, 2014 - Due to the effects of yesterdayâs storm, some City of Winnipeg facilities and operations have been affected.

Mayoral Statement on the 100th Anniversary of the War Measures Act
August 22, 2014 - Today marks the 100th anniversary of the War Measures Act and the national unveiling of 100 plaques that recall Canadaâs internment operations from 1914 to 1920.

Railway crossing closure on Panet Road between Molson Street and Munroe Avenue
August 22, 2014 - The public is advised that the railway crossing on Panet Road between Molson Street and Munroe Avenue will be closed from 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 24 to 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2 for a railway reconstruction project.

Reduced-speed school zones in effect beginning September 1
August 22, 2014 - Motorists are reminded reduced-speed school zones come into effect on September 1.

Northbound McPhillips Street closed between Inkster Boulevard and Leila Avenue for Manitoba Filipino Street Festival
August 21, 2014 - Citizens are advised that northbound McPhillips Street from Inkster Boulevard to Leila Avenue will be closed to all traffic from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 23 for the Manitoba Filipino Street Festival.

Reminder - Leisure Guide registration for Fall programs starts August 26 and 27
August 21, 2014 - Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Fall 2014 programs will have staggered start dates as follows...

Recycling depot changes
August 18, 2014 - A new recycling depot opens today in east Winnipeg at Panet Road and Mission Street...

Winnipeg Transit website closure for site upgrades
August 15, 2014 - Winnipeg Transitâs website may be unavailable to users due to necessary website improvements between 11:00 p.m. and midnight on Saturday, August 16...

City of Winnipeg Fall Leisure Guide now available
August 15, 2014 - The Fall 2014 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available this Saturday at a number of retail locations. Winnipeg Free Press subscribers will receive a copy in their weekend edition of the paper on Saturday, August 16...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service provides support, escort for Ride Away Stigma
August 14, 2014 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) is pleased to participate in Ride Away Stigma to bring awareness to mental health issues...

Railway crossing closure on Plessis Road between Gunn Road and Grassie Boulevard
August 13, 2014 - The public is advised that Plessis Road will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15 for a railway crossing reconstruction project...

Provincial, City funding completes new central community recreation centre
August 13, 2014 - Fort Rouge area families can now enjoy more recreation opportunities in a new state-of-the-art building for family enrichment services and programs at the Mayfair Recreation Centre, Children and Youth Opportunities Minister Kevin Chief, minister responsible for the City of Winnipeg, and Mayor Sam Katz announced today...

William Avenue closed between Sherbrook Street and Childrenâs Hospital emergency entrance
August 8, 2014 - William Avenue will be closed between Sherbrook Street and the Childrenâs Hospital emergency entrance west of Sherbrook Street on Saturday, August 9 from 7:30 a.m. until noon...

Stradbrook Avenue at Donald Street intersection closure
August 8, 2014 - The public is advised that the Stradbrook Avenue at Donald Street intersection will be closed to all traffic on Sunday, August 10 between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. for repaving work...

Lane closure due to sewer repairs on northbound Henderson Highway
August 8, 2014 - The northbound median lane on Henderson Highway is temporarily closed at Oakview Street due to sewer repairs...

Louise Bridge closed for maintenance
August 7, 2014 - The public is advised that the Louise Bridge will be completely closed to all traffic and pedestrians from Saturday, August 9 at 6:00 a.m. to Sunday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m. for bridge maintenance...

Lane closures on the Norwood Bridge due to construction
August 7, 2014 - The public is advised that there will be lane closures on the Norwood Bridge from Saturday, August 9 to Thursday, August 14 as a result of construction on the bridge, weather permitting...

Lane closures on Southbound St. Maryâs Road due to sewer pipe repairs
August 5, 2014 - Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction on St Maryâs Road at Coniston Street while crews repair a sewer pipe and replace a catch basin...

Temporary lane closures on Portage Avenue starting August 5, 2014
August 1, 2014 - Work to replace an aging water main on both the north and south side of Portage Avenue from Maryland Street to Furby Street will require the following lane closures for four to five weeks starting Tuesday, August 5, 2014...

Rehabilitation of Portage Avenue Bridge over Sturgeon Creek progresses
August 1, 2014 - The rehabilitation of Portage Avenue Bridge over Sturgeon Creek will be achieving a major milestone on Monday, August 4 as the project enters its second phase of construction...

Last update: August 29, 2014