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2015 February News Releases

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban lifted
February 28, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective 7:01 a.m., today, Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Plessis Road from Regent to Kildare re-opens
February 27, 2015 - Plessis Road from Regent Avenue to Kildare Avenue has re-opened in both directions except for the northbound curb lane of Plessis between Regent Avenue and Ravelston Avenue.

Is your feline friend paw-sitively purr-fect?
February 27, 2015 - You know your cat is the most paw-some in the city - why not let the rest of Winnipeg know too!

Plessis Road closed from Kildare Avenue to Regent Avenue
February 27, 2015 - Northbound and southbound Plessis Road is currently closed from Kildare Avenue to Regent Avenue while crews work to repair a water main break...

Closure on Edmonton Street to accommodate Convention Centre construction
February 26, 2015 - Edmonton Street from Broadway to York Avenue will be closed on Friday, February 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m...

Finance Chair announces 2015 Budget Schedule
February 24, 2015 - Today, Councillor Marty Morantz, Chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Finance announced that the Preliminary 2015 Operating and Capital Budgets will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015...

Core Fire Hall Access Management Study report made public
February 24, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg today released the Core Fire Hall Access Management Study (also referred to as the Station No. 11 traffic study) as used in the development and planning of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service's (WFPS) new Station No. 11, located at 1705 Portage Avenue...

Closures on Carlton Street and Edmonton Street to accommodate Convention Centre construction
February 23, 2015 - The following street closures will be in place during the week of February 23 to February 27 to accommodate construction on the RBC Convention Centre...

Winnipeggers invited to give input on a cost-effective strategy that will protect our rivers and lakes
February 19, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg's first Combined Sewer Overflow Master Plan Symposium will take place on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Citizens are invited to learn more about combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and share their views on managing the effects of CSOs in an environmentally sound, sustainable and cost-effective manner...

Statement from Mayor Brian Bowman
February 18, 2015 - "Executive Policy Committee has accepted the resignation of Deepak Joshi from the City of Winnipeg, effective today...

Residential Parking Ban lifted
February 15, 2015 - The Residential Parking Ban has been lifted...

Reminder: Residential Parking Ban in effect until Sunday at 7:00 p.m.
February 14, 2015 - The public is reminded that the Residential Parking Ban remains in effect until Sunday evening...

Closures on Carlton Street and Edmonton Street to accommodate Convention Centre construction
February 13, 2015 - The following street closures will be in place during the week of February 16 to February 20 to accommodate construction on the RBC Convention Centre...

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex pool closed for maintenance
February 13, 2015 - The public is advised that the pool at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex located at 999 Sargent Avenue is closed until Tuesday, February 17 due to unscheduled maintenance as a result of a fouling...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Commercial fire on McPhillips Street
February 13, 2015 - At 6:57 p.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015, firefighters and paramedics from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to a report of a trailer fire at the rear of a business in the 900 block of McPhillips Street...

Reminder: Residential street snow clearing underway
February 13, 2015 - The Residential Parking Ban began this morning at 7:00 a.m. Plowing is currently underway in snow zones A, F, I, M, P, Q, T and U.

2016 General Assessment for property owners continues
February 12, 2015 - A second wave of 2016 General Assessment preview letters will be mailed out to residential property owners this week.

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban lifted; Residential Parking Ban begins tomorrow Friday, February 13 at 7:00 a.m.
February 12, 2015 - The Declared Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect at 12:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 11 has now been lifted.

Louis Riel Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
February 12, 2015 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, February 16, 2015.

Update on Elmwood Kildonans Pool
February 12, 2015 - Work is continuing on repairs to Elmwood Kildonans Pool, located at 909 Concordia Avenue.

Declared Snow Route Ban continues, Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Friday, February 13 at 7:00 a.m.
February 11, 2015 - In response to recent and forecasted snowfall, a grader plowing operation will begin tonight at 7:00 p.m. on main routes, bus routes and collector streets to improve roadway conditThe Declared Snow Route Parking Ban put into effect at midnight will continue tonight which prohibits parking on any designated snow route between midnight and 7:00 a.m.

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban in effect starting tonight at midnight
February 10, 2015 - In response to recent and forecasted snowfall, a grader plowing operation will begin tonight at 7:00 p.m. on main routes, bus routes and collector streets to improve roadway conditions. To facilitate snow clearing on major routes, a Declared Snow Route Parking Ban will be in effect starting tonight at midnight (Wednesday, February 11 at 12:00 a.m.)...

Government of Canada Announces P3 Funding to Complete the Winnipeg Capital Integration Project
February 9, 2015 - On behalf of Finance Minister Joe Oliver, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, today announced a P3 Canada Fund investment towards the Capital Integration Project (CIP) in Winnipeg. Minister Glover was joined at the event by Brian Bowman, Mayor of Winnipeg, and the Honourable Kevin Chief, Minister of Jobs and the Economy for the Government of Manitoba...

Edmonton Street to be closed from York Avenue to Broadway
February 9, 2015 - Edmonton Street from York Avenue to Broadway will be closed to vehicular traffic on Tuesday, February 10, Wednesday, February 11, and Thursday, February 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to accommodate construction on the RBC Convention Centre. Pedestrian access will be maintained on Edmonton Street...

New $10.4 Million Affordable Housing Project for Refugee and Immigrant Women Opens in Winnipeg
February 6, 2015 - The Governments of Canada and Manitoba, along with the City of Winnipeg and Hargrave Holdings Ltd., today officially opened Marie Rose Place. The six-storey, 40-suite, long-term apartment community will provide support for immigrant and refugee women with low-to-moderate income transitioning from Holy Names House of Peace (HNHP) or elsewhere in the community...

Last update: March 2, 2015