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2015 April News Releases

Winnipeg's Spring Curbside Giveaway Weekend just around the corner: May 9 and 10
April 30, 2015 - Are you doing some spring cleaning and have some items in good condition that you'll never use again?...

Minor recycling collection delays expected
April 29, 2015 - Minor delays in recycling collection are expected due to a small fire today at Emterra’s materials recovery facility where material from blue recycling carts is delivered and sorted...

Spots still available - register now for the City of Winnipeg's Summer Leisure Guide programs and camps
April 29, 2015 - This summer’s forecast calls for fun at camp. Summer Leisure Guide programs and camps are starting soon and there is still time to register...

Lane Closure on Osborne Street at River Avenue
April 24, 2015 - wo lanes of traffic will be closed on Osborne Street at River Avenue beginning on Sunday, April 26...

Transit Union to refuse overtime, Transit service delays possible
April 24, 2015 - On Friday, April 17, 2015, members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 1505, representing Winnipeg Transit drivers and maintenance workers, voted to reject an Offer of Settlement between the City of Winnipeg and ATU's negotiating committee...

City's elected officials and employees to observe 2015 National Day of Mourning
April 24, 2015 - 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...

Spring cleanup continues
April 23, 2015 - City of Winnipeg crews began the annual spring cleanup of streets, sidewalks and back lanes on April 12...

Crescent Drive, Windsor Park and Kildonan Park golf courses re-opening
April 23, 2015 - Crescent Drive, Windsor Park and Kildonan Park golf courses will re-open on Saturday, April 25, 2015...

Community Services Annual Bike Auction
April 23, 2015 - Residents are reminded that the City's annual auction of unclaimed bicycles will be held on Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Century Arena, 1377 Clarence Avenue...

City celebrates Earth Day
April 22, 2015 - Each year on April 22, the City of Winnipeg is proud to celebrate Earth Day, the largest environmental event in the world...

Crescent Drive, Windsor Park and Kildonan Park golf courses temporarily closed
April 21, 2015 - Due to overnight snow accumulation, Crescent Drive, Windsor Park and Kildonan Park golf courses are temporarily closed until further notice...

Public invited to an open house regarding the Marion Street Widening and Grade Separation Study
April 21, 2015 - The City is conducting a functional design study and public consultation program for improvements to Marion Street, including a grade separation of the CPR Emerson rail line...

ADDITION: Lane closures on Edmonton Street
April 20, 2015 - The following lane closures will be in place for the week of April 20 to April 24 to accommodate construction on the RBC Convention Centre...

ATU Local 1505 rejects City's offer
April 17, 2015 - Today, members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 1505, representing Winnipeg Transit Drivers and Maintenance Workers, voted to reject an Offer of Settlement between the City of Winnipeg and ATU's negotiating committee...

Crescent Drive Golf Course set to open for season on April 18
April 17, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg's Crescent Drive Golf Course will open for the 2015 golf season on Saturday, April 18...

City begins 2015 insect control season
April 17, 2015 - Today, the City of Winnipeg announced the start of its surveillance and larviciding activities for the 2015 insect control season...

Lane closures on Edmonton Street
April 17, 2015 - The following lane closures will be in place for the week of April 20 to April 24 to accommodate construction on the RBC Convention Centre...

City to assist River Rouge Owner in securing new dock location
April 15, 2015 - City officials today met with Mr. Kyriakos Vogiatzakis, owner of the M.S. River Rouge, to discuss the recent closure of the Alexander Dock...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds citizens that open fires are prohibited during extreme winds
April 15, 2015 - Due to a wind warning advisory issued for the Winnipeg area, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds all citizens that all open burning or open fires are prohibited...

Alexander Dock closed to public access
April 15, 2015 - Citizens are advised that, for public safety, the City of Winnipeg will be placing fencing and barricades around the Alexander Dock which is located at Alexander Avenue and Waterfront Drive...

City announces winner of Winnipeg's #1 Cat Contest
April 14, 2015 - In a ceremony today at City Hall, Chandler the cat was awarded the honour of being Winnipeg's #1 cat...

City of Winnipeg recognizes 911 operators during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
April 14, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg is celebrating the work of our Winnipeg Police Service and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service 911 operators for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week...

Lane closures on Edmonton Street
April 13, 2015 - The following street closures will be in place for the week of April 13 to April 17 to accommodate construction on the RBC Convention Centre...

Skywalk between Delta Winnipeg and RBC Convention Centre temporarily closed
April 10, 2015 - The public is advised that the skywalk between the Delta Winnipeg and the RBC Convention Centre is temporarily closed. Further assessment is needed to determine the full extent of repairs required...

Winnipeggers divert more waste from the landfill than ever before
April 10, 2015 - Winnipeggers are thinking green. In 2014, more waste was diverted from our landfill than ever before, a new landfill gas system helped to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our community and recycling and garbage collection services saw significant improvements. These accomplishments and more are the result of the implementation of the City's Comprehensive Integrated Waste Management Strategy...

Winnipeg Transit Spring Schedule in effect April 12
April 10, 2015 - Beginning Sunday, April 12, 2015, the following Transit routes will be operating on a Spring Schedule...

Statement from Mayor Brian Bowman
April 9, 2015 - Brian Whiteside has resigned as City Auditor for the City of Winnipeg, effective April 17, 2015...

City sweeps away winter with spring cleaning blitz
April 9, 2015 - City of Winnipeg crews will begin the annual spring cleanup of streets, sidewalks and back lanes this Sunday night, April 12...

Animal Services to unveil donated murals
April 9, 2015 - Animal Services Agency officials are thrilled with the donation of two murals by young local artists that brighten up the walls of Winnipeg Animal Services, at...

Swing into spring with City Golf Services!
April 8, 2015 - City of Winnipeg golf courses are set to open for the 2015 season on the following days...

Lane closure on Edmonton Street
April 8, 2015 - Edmonton Street from Broadway to York Avenue will be closed on Thursday, April 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Hargrave Street apartment block fire
April 6, 2015 - At 6:42 pm tonight, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to a report of a fire in a four storey apartment block in the first one hundred block of Hargrave Street...

Last update: May 1, 2015