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2015 July News Releases

Winnipeg Parking Authority recognized for âPark Smartâ public education program
July 31, 2015 - The International Parking Institute (IPI) recently recognized the Winnipeg Parking Authority with a Parking Matters Marketing and Communications Award for their âœPark Smartâ communication program at its conference on June 30, 2015...

Disraeli Active Transportation Bridge, Public Works East Yard Complex receive awards from Canadian Public Works Association
July 31, 2015 - Officials from the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg gathered today in Winnipeg to accept the Canadian Public Works Associationâs 2014 Project of the Year Award for the Disraeli Active Transportation Bridge...

Operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services during Terry Fox Day long weekend
July 29, 2015 - All civic offices are closed on Terry Fox Day, Monday, August 3, 2015....

Harper Government Invests in Improvements to Winnipegâs Community Infrastructure
July 29, 2015 - Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood - Transcona announced support of $1,451,200 for eleven projects under the Government of Canadaâs Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program...

Winnipeg Residents Benefitting from Major Road, Bridge and Public Transit Improvements.
July 28, 2015 - Project possible thanks to federal Gas Tax Fund...

Winnipeg Transit options for One Direction concert at Investors Group Field
July 22, 2015 - Winnipeg welcomes One Direction as they take the stage July 24, 2015 at Investors Group Field...

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex pool temporarily closed for maintenance
July 21, 2015 - The public is advised that the pool at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, located at 999 Sargent Avenue, is closed until noon on Saturday, July 25, 2015 due to unscheduled maintenance as a result of a fouling...

Mayor Bowman recognizes accomplishments of 14th sitting of City Council
July 17, 2015 - Following the commencement of Council's July meeting, the final Council meeting before prorogue, Mayor Brian Bowman recognized noteworthy accomplishments of the 14th sitting of Council over the last 255 days...

City of Winnipeg releases Request for Proposals for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass Project
July 17, 2015 - Today, the City of Winnipeg released the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass project...

Update: repairs to skywalk between Delta Winnipeg Hotel and RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre progress
July 16, 2015 - Major repair milestones to the skywalk between Delta Winnipeg Hotel and the RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre have been reached...

City and Province Proposal to keep Paramalat expansion in Winnipeg a win for Agribusiness Industry
July 14, 2015 - In a report considered at a special meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development, today, the Winnipeg Public Service recommended that Council approve the sale of the City-owned land to Parmalat Canada Inc. for the expansion of a new fluid milk processing plant in Winnipeg.

Sutherland Avenue temporarily closed due to water main break repairs
July 13, 2015 - Sutherland Avenue between Charles Street and Schultz Street is temporarily closed while crews repair a water main break...

City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off this weekend
July 10, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg is inviting citizens to come in and cool off in civic facilities during regular operating hours today, and into the weekend as hot, humid weather is being forecast...

City of Winnipeg employee inducted into Order of Manitoba
July 10, 2015 - City of Winnipeg employee Karen Beaudin was inducted into the Order of Manitoba in a ceremony last night at the Manitoba Legislative Building...

Vaughan Street closed between The Promenade and Portage Avenue
July 9, 2015 - Vaughan Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic between The Promenade and Portage Avenue on Sunday, July 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to accommodate crane work. Pedestrian access will be maintained...

Southbound Pembina Highway off ramp to close for paving work
July 9, 2015 - The southbound Pembina Highway off ramp which merges onto eastbound Bishop Grandin will be closed from Saturday, July 11 at 6:00 a.m. until Monday, July 13 at 6:00 a.m. to accommodate paving work...

Closure on Jefferson Avenue between Cail Bay and King Edward Street due to railway crossing reconstruction project
July 8, 2015 - Jefferson Avenue between Cail Bay and King Edward Street will be completely closed to eastbound and westbound traffic at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015 for a CP railway crossing reconstruction project...

Necessary Council building maintenance commences
July 8, 2015 - Important maintenance to the Council Building has begun, and will include necessary structural repairs such as roof replacement, window upgrades, stone repointing, and Building Code-related safety system upgrades...

9th Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival takes place July 19 at the Living Prairie Museum
July 8, 2015 - The Living Prairie Museum presents the 9th Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival on Sunday, July 19 from noon until 4:00 p.m...

45 additional pedestrian countdown signals to be installed city-wide to increase safety and comfort for pedestrians
July 6, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg is installing approximately 45 additional pedestrian countdown signals in 2015 to increase safety for pedestrians...

New provincial legislation to change the way City parking by-laws are prosecuted
July 6, 2015 - New legislation enacted by the Province of Manitoba will change the way in which City of Winnipeg parking by-law offences are prosecuted...

Mayor Bowman presents $3,000 gift to Habitat for Humanity Manitoba
July 6, 2015 - Mayor Brian Bowman kicked off a day volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Manitoba to help build a home in the west end for a deserving Winnipeg family by presenting a $3,000 donation to Sandy Hopkins, Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity Manitoba. Dave Angus, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce was also on hand to help present the gift...

Main Street at Redwood Avenue intersection to undergo paving work
July 3, 2015 - The intersection at Main Street and Redwood Avenue will undergo paving work in the northbound curb lane of Main Street on Monday, July 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m...

Elm Bark Beetle Control Program begins
July 3, 2015 - On July 13, 2015, the City of Winnipegâs Public Works Department will begin the Elm Bark Beetle Control Program - weather permitting...

Last update: July 31, 2015