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2015 October News Releases

Upcoming lane closures on Empress Street
October 30, 2015 - All southbound lanes on Empress Street from Ellice Avenue to St. Matthews Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic from Sunday, November 1 at 1:00 p.m. to Saturday, November 7 at 6:00 a.m. for a manhole repair...

Progress being made with two lanes of the Plessis Underpass opening this Saturday
October 29, 2015 - Progress is being made with two lanes of the new Plessis Underpass on Plessis Road between Dugald Road and Kernaghan Avenue opening to traffic on Saturday, October 31, 2015...

Bowman announces collaborative team to continue strong leadership at City Hall
October 28, 2015 - Building on the momentum of a strong first year for the 43rd Winnipeg City Council, Mayor Brian Bowman today announced leadership appointments to the newly aligned standing policy committees comprising Executive Policy Committee (EPC), along with additional mayoral appointments that...

Carlton Street and York Avenue to close temporarily
October 28, 2015 - The following street closures will be in effect on Friday, October 30, 2015 to accommodate construction at the RBC Convention Centre...

Yard waste collection delays expected this week
October 26, 2015 - Due to the large volume of yard waste placed out, collection delays of one to two days are expected this week...

Halloween Safety Tips from the Winnipeg Police Service and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service
October 26, 2015 - Get ready, boys and ghouls – Halloween is just around the corner! Here are some tips to ensure your Halloween is fun and safe...

Don’t forget – Pacific Avenue 4R Winnipeg Depot open house is this Wednesday
October 26, 2015 - An open house will be held on Wednesday, October 28 to allow Winnipeggers to learn about and share their views on the new Pacific Avenue 4R Winnipeg Depot, scheduled to open in late 2016...

Yard waste collection is experiencing delays in some areas
October 23, 2015 - Due to the large volume of yard waste placed out, collection may be delayed for some residents in St. Charles, Charleswood, Tuxedo, St. Vital, Fort Garry, and St. Norbert.

Transcona Library seeks public input at open house
October 23, 2015 - Winnipeg Public Library will be holding public open houses to share preliminary design plans for the new Transcona Library.

Mayor Bowman announces BuildWinnipeg Partnership Taskforce members
October 23, 2015 - Building on his commitment to prioritize and improve the delivery of transportation infrastructure projects in Winnipeg through the BuildWinnipeg Partnership (BWP), Mayor Brian Bowman today announced members of the BuildWinnipeg Partnership Taskforce...

Upcoming street closures for the weekend of October 24-25
October 23, 2015 - The following street closures will be in place during the weekend of October 24, 2015...

Mayor Bowman marks one year at City Hall
October 22, 2015 - Mayor Brian Bowman marked his first year in office meeting with local business owners at the Small Business Summit as part of his commitment to work with businesses, citizens, City Council and the Public Service to build a growing, thriving more modern city...

Arlington Bridge to temporarily close for inspection and maintenance
October 22, 2015 - The Arlington Bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railway yards from Logan Avenue to Dufferin Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from Saturday, October 24 at 6:00 a.m. to Monday, October 26 at 6:00 a.m...

Major water feeder main cleaning to begin this week
October 21, 2015 - Beginning Thursday, work will start to clean three sections of feeder mains that cross rivers after being inspected. The cleaning will take about a day at each location. Water supply to customers will not be interrupted. However, the changes in flow of water may cause tap water to be temporarily discoloured for some residents...

Mayor Bowman leads proposed changes to improve alignment and focus of standing policy committees
October 21, 2015 - Mayor Brian Bowman today proposed important changes to Council's standing policy committees that will provide improved alignment and ensure more focused oversight on important issues in water and waste, innovation, parks and the environment...

Weston Memorial Community Centre reopens following facility improvement project
October 18, 2015 - Representatives from the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg today celebrated the reopening of the Weston Memorial Community Centre, following facility improvements undertaken through the Building Communities Initiatives (BCI) II fund...

Upcoming lane closure on Osborne Street
October 16, 2015 - Osborne Street North between Broadway and St. Mary Avenue will be reduced to one southbound lane from 6:00 a.m. Monday, October 19 until 6:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2015 to accommodate road rehabilitation...

Winnipeg Public Libraries battle for batteries during Waste Reduction Week
October 16, 2015 - The Winnipeg Public Library is teaming up with Call2Recycling, Canada's national consumer battery stewardship program to launch a competition for Waste Reduction Week, October 19 to 25...

Roadway closures in effect for the Fourth Annual Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Half Marathon
October 16, 2015 - The following roadway closures will be in effect for the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Half Marathon on Sunday, October 18, 2015 between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m...

Upcoming lane closure on Carlton Street
October 16, 2015 - Carlton Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic from York Avenue to the back lane north of Broadway on Monday, October 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to accommodate construction at the RBC Convention Centre...

Winnipeggers invited to Pacific Avenue 4R Winnipeg Depot open house
October 16, 2015 - An open house will be held on Wednesday, October 28 to allow Winnipeggers to learn about and share their views on the new Pacific Avenue 4R Winnipeg Depot, scheduled to open in late 2016...

On The Same Page announces this year’s book
October 14, 2015 - Manitobans have selected The Evolution of Alice by David Robertson as this year's featured book for the 8th annual On The Same Page, a province-wide reading initiative...

Strong focus on cities a ‘must’ for 2015 federal election candidates
October 13, 2015 - Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman joined the Big City Mayors Caucus of FCM today to support the call for strengthened commitments for cities on October 19th at the ballot box...

Sturgeon Road Twin Bridges over Sturgeon Creek bridge deck repairs complete for the 2015 season
October 9, 2015 - Bridge deck repairs to the Sturgeon Road Twin Bridges over Sturgeon Creek have ended for the 2015 season, and all lanes on the bridges have now reopened to traffic...

Winnipeggers invited to Brady Road Resource Management Facility information session
October 9, 2015 - An information session will be held on Thursday, October 22 to allow Winnipeggers to learn and ask questions about the Brady Road Resource Management Facility...

Update on skywalk closure between Delta Winnipeg Hotel and RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre
October 9, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg continues to work with an engineering firm and a contractor to complete structural repairs on the skywalk that links the Delta Winnipeg Hotel and RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre...

Wellington Avenue to close from Empress Street to St James Street
October 9, 2015 - Wellington Avenue will be closed in both directions between Empress Street and St. James Street beginning Saturday, October 10 to repair a pipe...

Public invited to open houses to provide input on two City pedestrian and cycling projects
October 8, 2015 - Projects include pedestrian and cycling improvements for communities in downtown and West Alexander...

City asks citizens for assistance in locating suitable Christmas tree for City Hall
October 8, 2015 - Officials from the City of Winnipeg’s Public Works Department are asking Winnipeg homeowners with large spruce trees to contact them if they are interested in donating their tree for City Hall’s annual Christmas tree display...

Thanksgiving operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
October 7, 2015 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, October 12, 2015...

Winnipeg Parking Authority office hours to change to accommodate construction
October 7, 2015 - To accommodate construction to the customer service area on the main floor of the Winnipeg Parking Authority office building at 495 Portage Avenue, the Winnipeg Parking Authority office will be closed on Friday, October 9, 2015 and will reopen on Tuesday, October 13 at noon...

Public invited to view design for Dakota Community Centre’s new fieldhouse
October 7, 2015 - The community is invited to attend a public information session to view the project plans for the new multi-use fieldhouse at the Dakota Community Centre...

East Elmwood Community Centre opens after redevelopment project
October 6, 2015 - At a ceremony today, Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia, on behalf of the Honourable Drew Caldwell, Minister of Municipal Government, along with Mayor Brian Bowman officially celebrated the grand opening of the East Elmwood Community Centre redevelopment project...

Public invited to a community workshop for the Armstrong’s Point Heritage Conservation District Study
October 2, 2015 - The public is invited to a community workshop about the Armstrong’s Point Heritage Conservation District Study...

Public invited to open house on King’s Park Master Plan
October 1, 2015 - The community is invited to give their feedback on plans for King’s Park, and to help shape the City’s future investment in it...

Give fall leaf and yard waste a royal sendoff
October 1, 2015 - Prepare for winter by managing leaves around your property and take advantage of the City’s curbside leaf and yard waste collection program...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service hosting Fire Prevention Week, October 4 to 10
October 1, 2015 - Fire Prevention Week 2015 is being held across Canada from October 4 to 10. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) is working with its partners to provide educational and entertaining activities that highlight the importance of fire prevention in our communities...

Northbound St. James Bridge ramp to eastbound Portage Avenue temporarily closed for road maintenance
October 1, 2015 - The ramp from northbound St. James Bridge to eastbound Portage Avenue will be closed between Century Street and Kintyre Street on Sunday, October 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for road maintenance work...

Last update: October 30, 2015