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2015 August News Releases

Feeder main work may temporarily cause discoloured water for some residents in western parts of the city
August 31, 2015 - Beginning tomorrow, work will start to inspect a section of a feeder main that crosses the river...

Families to enjoy new Winnipeg spray pad
August 28, 2015 - Families in south Winnipeg are enjoying a new spray pad that is now officially open, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell and Mayor Brian Bowman announced today.

Temporary closure of Vaughan Street between The Promenade and Portage Avenue
August 28, 2015 - Vaughan Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic between The Promenade and Portage Avenue on Friday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m. until Saturday, August 29 at 5:00 a.m. to accommodate crane work.

City to look at possible new programs to divert organic materials from the landfill
August 25, 2015 - Vegetable and fruit peels, coffee grounds, leaves and wood waste â how should the City divert these organic materials from the landfill? The City of Winnipeg is beginning the process of creating an Organics Diversion Strategy and we want your input. Join us on September 9 for an Organics Symposium…

Lane closures on Carlton Street and Edmonton Street
August 24, 2015 - The following street closures will be in place this week to accommodate crane work at the RBC Convention Centre…

MAYOR BOWMAN REPORTS OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO ONE SUMMIT
August 21, 2015 - In just over 72 hours, individuals and organizations have shown an overwhelming interest in combating racism by rushing to obtain passes to the inaugural ONE: The Mayorâs National Summit on Racial Inclusion to be held September 17-18 in Winnipeg…

Northbound McPhillips from Lansdowne to Leila closed 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 22
August 20, 2015 - Northbound McPhillips Street from Lansdowne Avenue to Leila Avenue will be closed to all traffic from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 22 for the Filipino Street Festival Parade…

Temporary closure of Vaughan Street between The Promenade and Portage Avenue
August 20, 2015 - Vaughan Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic between The Promenade and Portage Avenue on Sunday, August 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to accommodate crane work. Pedestrian access will be maintained…

St. James Bridge ramp temporarily closed for road maintenance
August 20, 2015 - The ramp from the southbound St. James Bridge to Academy Road will be closed from Friday, August 21 at 6:00 p.m. until Tuesday, August 25 at 6:00 a.m. for road maintenance work…

Reminder: Leisure Guide registration for fall programs starts August 25 & 26
August 20, 2015 - Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Fall 2015 programs will have staggered start dates as follows…

Winnipeg's Mayor Bowman Launches National Summit To Encourage Racial Inclusion
August 18, 2015 - To encourage Canadians to take action against racism, a partnership, led by the City of Winnipeg and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), today unveiled details of ONE: The Mayor’s National Summit on Racial Inclusion to be held September 17-18 in Winnipeg…

Gateway Recreation Centre spray pad officially opens
August 18, 2015 - Summer isnât over yet! Officially opened today by the Honourable Erna Braun, Minister for Labour and Immigration and MLA for Rossmere and Jeff Browaty, Chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Protection and Community Services and City Councillor for North Kildonan…

City of Winnipeg Fall Leisure Guide now available
August 14, 2015 - The Fall 2015 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…

Louise Bridge to temporarily close for inspection and maintenance
August 13, 2015 - The Louise Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic from Saturday, August 15 at 6:00 a.m. to Monday, August 17 at 6:00 a.m. for structure inspection, deck repairs and annual maintenance…

Temporary closure of Sturgeon Road at Ness Avenue intersection
August 13, 2015 - Sturgeon Road will be closed to northbound and southbound traffic at the Ness Avenue intersection from 6:00 a.m. Saturday, August 15, until 10:00 p.m. Sunday, August 16, 2015 to accommodate asphalt resurfacing…

24 hour public notice: Adult nuisance mosquito fogging program to begin
August 12, 2015 - To date, the Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations…

FIXIT Spay/Neuter Grant Program launched
August 12, 2015 - A new grant program has been launched to help address the cat overpopulation problem in Winnipeg…

City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off during heat wave
August 11, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off in civic facilities during regular operating hours today and this week as high temperatures are forecasted…

Upgrades to Pan Am Pool parking lot to commence August 17
August 10, 2015 - Work will begin Monday, August 17 on upgrades to the Pan Am Pool parking lot…

Edmonton Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue closed for Downtown Farmersâ Market
August 5, 2015 - Edmonton Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the following dates to accommodate the Downtown Winnipeg Biz Farmersâ Market…

Ramp entering southbound Route 90 from westbound Portage Avenue closed August 5 to August 11
August 4, 2015 - The southbound Route 90 (Century Street) ramp that runs from westbound Portage Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic from Wednesday, August 5 at 6:00 p.m. until Tuesday, August 11 to accommodate road maintenance work…

Last update: October 28, 2015