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2014 September News Releases

Advance Voting Begins Today
September 29, 2014 - The 2014 General Civic Election for the City of Winnipeg will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Sherbrook Street closed between William Avenue and Elgin Avenue
September 26, 2014 - The public is advised that Sherbrook Street between William Avenue and Elgin Avenue will be closed to all traffic in both directions from Friday, September 26 at 6:00 p.m. to Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Northbound Archibald Street between Kavanagh Street and Plinguet Street closure
September 26, 2014 - Northbound Archibald Street will be closed to traffic between Kavanagh Street and Plinguet Street on Saturday, September 27 at 7:00 a.m. until Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Updated fall hours for cemetery grounds
September 26, 2014 - As fall is now with us, the cemetery gates at Brookside, Transcona and St. Vital Cemeteries will close at 8:00 p.m. effective Monday, September 29, 2014, until further notice...

Ferry Road closures this weekend for joint and patch repairs
September 26, 2014 - The public is advised of the following closures on Ferry Road this weekend due to joint and patch repairs...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Small fire in daycare; 23 patients transported to hospital
September 25, 2014 - Just after 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a fire alarm with the smell of smoke reported in a day nursery in the Elmwood Winter Club at 75 Brazier Street...

Di Brandt Selected as Winnipeg Public Library Writer-in-Residence
September 25, 2014 - Di Brandt has been selected as the Winnipeg Public Libraryâs Writer-in-Residence for 2014-2015. Starting October 1, 2014 and ending in April 2015...

New intersection opens at Kenaston Boulevard and the Perimeter Highway
September 24, 2014 - The public is advised that the north connection point of Waverley Street to the Perimeter Highway will be permanently closed, eliminating access to and from Waverley Street north of the Perimeter Highway, as of Friday, September 26.

Update: Empress Street closed at Ellice Avenue
September 24, 2014 - Update: Empress Street at Ellice Avenue will fully reopen to all traffic the evening of Friday, September 26 following Wednesday's closure to accommodate infrastructure improvements in the Polo Park area.

Little Free Library Weekend is September 27 and 28
September 24, 2014 - On September 27 and 28, the Winnipeg Public Library celebrates libraries both big and small with the Free Little Library Weekend. The co-founder of the Little Free Library movement, Todd Bol, will be on hand to help celebrate.

Empress Street closed at Ellice Avenue
September 23, 2014 - The public is advised that Empress Street will be closed at Ellice Avenue on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 a.m. to accommodate infrastructure improvements in the Polo Park area.

On The Same Page announces this year's book
September 23, 2014 - Manitobans have selected North End Love Songs by Katherena Vermette as this year's featured book for the 7th Annual On The Same Page, a province-wide reading initiative.

Big Improvements announced for Chornick Park
September 22, 2014 - Committed to more than a decade of providing positive spaces and facilities for Winnipeg's families and youth, Mayor Sam Katz, joined by Councillor Jeff Browaty, today announced a commitment of $520,000 to playground and park improvements at Chornick Park.

Construction on Dugald Road between Symington Road and Goodyear Avenue for water main repair
September 18, 2014 - The public is advised that the westbound lane on Dugald Road between Symington Road and Goodyear Avenue will be closed to all traffic on Sunday, September 21 at 7:00 a.m. to accommodate water main repairs.

Bridge at the Kenaston Boulevard/Bishop Grandin intersection opens
September 18, 2014 - The public is advised that the new bridge at the Kenaston Boulevard/Bishop Grandin Boulevard intersection will open to traffic on the afternoon of September 21, 2014.

William Avenue closed between Sherbrook Street and the Children's Hospital Emergency entrance
September 18, 2014 - William Avenue will be closed between Sherbrook Street and the Children's Hospital emergency entrance west of Sherbrook Street on Saturday, September 20 from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. to accommodate crane work on construction projects in the area.

City of Winnipeg releases Request for Qualifications for the Capital Integration Project
September 17, 2014 - The City of Winnipeg today released the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Capital Integration Project, which combines Stage 2 of the Southwest Transitway and the widening of the Pembina Highway Underpass.

West End Library offers self-service Smartlocker
September 17, 2014 - Library customers are now able to choose whether they want to pick up their holds on books, movies, music or other library materials in-person inside the library or via the new Smartlocker, located in the lobby of the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex.

Street closures to accommodate the grand opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
September 17, 2014 - On Friday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., the following streets will be closed to all traffic to accommodate grand opening celebrations for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights...

Lane closure due to sewer repairs Northbound McPhillips Street
September 16, 2014 - The centre northbound lane on McPhillips Street south of William Avenue is temporarily closed due to sewer repairs...

City's Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak offers five scholarships to Aboriginal post-secondary students
September 16, 2014 - The City of Winnipeg is proud to provide positive opportunities for Aboriginal youth to support their futures through Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak (OAN, the City of Winnipeg's Aboriginal Youth Strategy)...

Temporary traffic restrictions due to sewer repairs on Dufferin Avenue
September 16, 2014 - While crews work to repair a sewer pipe and manhole, the following traffic restrictions are in place...

Road closure due to water main break repairs Lakewood Boulevard
September 13, 2014 - Lakewood Boulevard is temporarily closed from Meadowbrook Road to Weatherstone Place while crews repair a water main break...

Street closures in the downtown area to accommodate construction projects
September 12, 2014 - The public is advised of the following closures happening in the downtown area this weekend...

Munroe Library re-opens following recent fire
September 12, 2014 - The public is advised that the Munroe Library, located at 489 London Street, will re-open at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014...

Large water main break in north Winnipeg caused temporary discoloured water and a slight drop in water pressure
September 12, 2014 - A very large water main break on Main Street north of Chief Peguis Trail early this morning resulted in a slight drop in water pressure and discoloured water for some residents in the north area of the city...

King Street closure to accommodate Winnipeg Chinatown Street Festival
September 11, 2014 - The public is advised that King Street from James Avenue to Alexander Avenue will be closed to all traffic from 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 13 until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 14 for the Winnipeg Chinatown Street Festival...

Creation of a Complete Community in Winnipegâs downtown Exchange Waterfront Neighbourhood is underway
September 11, 2014 - The Province of Manitoba, The City of Winnipeg and CentreVenture Development Corporation are adding more Exchange BIZ patrols and street lighting, undertaking new street-scaping projects and expanding car-share opportunities as part of the advancement of the Exchange Waterfront Neighbourhood Development Program...

Reduced-Speed School Zone Signage
September 10, 2014 - The Reduced-Speed School Zones By-law was adopted by City Council on June 25, 2014...

Reminder: thereâs still time to register for Fall Leisure Guide Programs
September 9, 2014 - Fall 2014 Leisure Guide programs are starting soon, but there is still time to register...

Lane closure on Logan Avenue for a sewer repair
September 9, 2014 - The eastbound curb lane of Logan Avenue will be temporarily closed from Sherbrook Street to Gwendoline Street for a sewer repair...

Nomination Period: September 10 to 16, 2014
September 9, 2014 - The Senior Election Official will be accepting Nomination Papers for the offices of Mayor, Councillor and School Trustee commencing Wednesday, September 10, 2014, ending at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the City Clerk's Department, Administration Building, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., including Saturday and Sunday...

Advanced Care Paramedic program graduating class donates AED device to Ronald McDonald House Manitoba
September 8, 2014 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) would like to congratulate 11 paramedics who recently completed the Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) training program and received their certificates today during a graduation ceremony at City Hall...

Osborne Street lane closures between River Avenue and Stradbrook Avenue
September 8, 2014 - Citizens are advised that the southbound curb lane on Osborne Street between River Avenue and Stradbrook Avenue is currently closed while Manitoba Hydro rebuilds a manhole roof...

Street closures this weekend to accommodate local street festivals
September 4, 2014 - The following streets will be closed to all traffic this weekend to accommodate the Sherbrook Street Festival and ManyFest 2014...

Lane closures at Lagimodiere Boulevard and Reenders Drive intersection
September 4, 2014 - The public is advised that Lagimodiere Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the Reenders Drive intersection from Friday, September 5 at 6:00 p.m. to Sunday, September 7 at 9:00 p.m. to accommodate intersection maintenance...

Library closure due to minor fire
September 4, 2014 - Citizens are advised that the Munroe Library located at 489 London Street will be closed today as a result of a minor fire last evening...

New basketball court and skateboard site a slam dunk for Pacific Dee Park
September 4, 2014 - Brooklands-area residents are now enjoying a new basketball court and skateboard site at Pacific Dee Park thanks to a $150,000 investment through Phase Two of the Manitoba/Winnipeg Building Communities Initiative (BCI) II partnership...

Residents reminded of upcoming Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend
September 4, 2014 - Residents are reminded that this weekend, September 6 and 7, is the second giveaway weekend of this year...

Wall Street closed from St. Matthews Avenue to Ellice Avenue
September 3, 2014 - Citizens are advised that Wall Street between St. Matthews Avenue and Ellice Avenue will be completely closed to traffic from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. today for work on a private water pipe...

Eastbound Provencher Boulevard at Des Meurons Street to be closed for railway reconstruction project
September 3, 2014 - The public is advised that eastbound Provencher Boulevard at Des Meurons Street will be completely closed to traffic beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5 for a CN railway crossing reconstruction project...

Century Street and Border Street closed for railroad maintenance north of Saskatchewan Avenue
September 2, 2014 - Citizens are advised that Century Street and Border Street will be closed to all traffic immediately north of Saskatchewan Avenue for railroad maintenance at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5 until 6:00 a.m. on Monday, September 8...

New Duck Pond Pavilion and public art project open at St. Vital Park
September 2, 2014 - Today, Mayor Sam Katz and St. Vital Councillor Brian Mayes officially opened the new St. Vital Park Duck Pond Pavilion...

Last update: September 29, 2014