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2015 December News Releases

Snowshoe Sundays this winter at Living Prairie Museum
December 30, 2015 - The Living Prairie Museum will be opening its doors on the first and last Sunday of each month through January, February, and March for Snowshoe Sundays...

Saskatchewan Avenue over Omand's Creek bridge replacement begins January 4
December 30, 2015 - Construction of the Saskatchewan Avenue over Omandâs Creek bridge replacement will begin on January 4, 2016 and is expected to be complete by the end of June 2016...

Reminder - Christmas Tree Recycling Depots Now Open
December 27, 2015 - Residents are reminded that they can recycle their real Christmas trees for free by taking them to one of the 11 Let's Chip In Depots, open until January 20, 2016...

Snow clearing update
December 24, 2015 - Crews are continuing the cleanup from the recent snowfall. Plowing on main routes, bus routes and collector streets is complete. Sanding and salting are continuing as required. Back lane and sidewalk plowing are ongoing and crews are spot plowing residential streets to address drifting...

Find winter fun for everyone in Winnipeg parks
December 24, 2015 - There are numerous opportunities available to enjoy outdoor activities at City parks and facilities this holiday season...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service #FireSafeHoliday Series
December 23, 2015 - In our #FireSafeHoliday series, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service would like share some helpful tips to help you minimize the risk of a fire in your home and make your holiday season enjoyable and safe...

Snow clearing update
December 23, 2015 - Due to the overnight snow, plowing and salting and sanding is in progress on main routes, bus routes and collector streets to improve roadway conditions. Plowing of sidewalks on main routes is also underway and will be completed in priority order. Back lane plowing will begin today at noon...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service #FireSafeHoliday Series
December 22, 2015 - In our #FireSafeHoliday series, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service would like share some helpful tips to help you minimize the risk of a fire in your home and make your holiday season enjoyable and safe...

City crews ready to respond to more snow
December 22, 2015 - City crews are ready to respond to the snow that is forecasted for the city today and overnight. Crews are monitoring road conditions and will apply winter ice control materials to improve traction. Based on the amount of snow and overnight temperatures, plowing will begin if warranted...

Recycle your Christmas Tree â The Perfect Holiday Gift for the Environment
December 22, 2015 - Recycle your real Christmas tree for free by taking it to one of the 11 Letâs Chip In depots, open December 27, 2015, to January 20, 2016...

Residential Parking Ban lifted
December 22, 2015 - The Residential Parking Ban has been lifted. The City of Winnipeg wishes to thank all Winnipeggers for their patience and cooperation during the Residential Parking Ban...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service #FireSafeHoliday Series
December 21, 2015 - In our #FireSafeHoliday series, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service would like share some helpful tips to help you minimize the risk of a fire in your home and make your holiday season enjoyable and safe...

Holiday season operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
December 21, 2015 - The City of Winnipeg would like to wish you and your family all the best this holiday season...

Reminder: Residential Parking Ban in effect until Tuesday at 7:00 a.m.
December 21, 2015 - The public is reminded that the Residential Parking Ban remains in effect until Tuesday morning.

Reminder: Residential Parking Ban in effect until Tuesday at 7:00 a.m.
December 20, 2015 - The public is reminded that the Residential Parking Ban remains in effect until Tuesday morning...

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban lifted; Residential Parking Ban begins today Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m.
December 19, 2015 - The Declared Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect at 12:00 a.m., Friday, December 18 has now been lifted...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service #FireSafeHoliday Series
December 18, 2015 - Tip #2: Safety for Holiday Lights and Decorations...

Take a Free Ride this New Yearâs Eve
December 18, 2015 - Winnipeg Transit is pleased to once again partner with Manitoba Public Insurance to offer free Transit service on New Yearâs Eve to help everyone get home safely.

Declared Snow Route Ban continues, Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m.
December 18, 2015 - The 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
December 17, 2015 - In response to heavy accumulations of snow and high winds, City crews have been working around-the-clock to improve road conditions...

Seasonâs grrrrreetings! Animal Services Officers spread holiday cheer in City parks
December 17, 2015 - Starting December 19, 2015, City of Winnipeg Animal Services Officers will be visiting City parks to talk to Winnipeggers about responsible pet ownership, and to hand out dog treats and educational materials.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service #FireSafeHoliday Series
December 17, 2015 - In our #FireSafeHoliday series, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service shares some helpful tips to help you minimize the risk of a fire in your home and make your holiday season enjoyable and safe...

Update about snow clearing activities
December 16, 2015 - In response to the recent and forecasted snowfall, a City truck plowing operation was initiated this morning on main routes, bus routes and collector streets to improve roadway conditions...

Skywalk between Delta Winnipeg and RBC Convention Centre to be temporarily closed on December 17
December 15, 2015 - The public is advised that the skywalk between the Delta Winnipeg and RBC Convention Centre will be temporarily closed on Thursday, December 17 to remove temporary shoring that was placed under the walkway during recent construction.

City crews prepared to deal with forecasted snowfall
December 15, 2015 - City crews are âready-to-serveâ and prepared to deal with snow that is in the forecast for Winnipeg tonight.

Reminder: Leisure Guide registration for winter activities starts December 15 and 16
December 14, 2015 - Citizens are reminded that the registration process for winter 2016 activities will have staggered start dates as follows:

Statement from Mayor Bowman on the Tina Fontaine investigation
December 11, 2015 - I would like to thank the Winnipeg Police Service for its ongoing commitment and hard work investigating the tragic death of Tina Fontaine.

Winter parking bans update
December 11, 2015 - This winter, the City of Winnipeg is proceeding with all winter parking bans as usual with one change â tickets will only be issued from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m...

Winnipeg Police Service and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service remind citizens to be cautious around icy bodies of water
December 10, 2015 - As mild temperatures continue, citizens are advised that conditions are exceptionally hazardous on all Winnipeg waterways, including the floodway, drainage ditches and culverts, streams, creeks, retention ponds, and rivers...

Transit fare increases in effect January 1, 2016
December 8, 2015 - The public is advised that new Transit and Handi-Transit fares take effect on January 1, 2016...

Elmwood Kildonans Pool reopened following closure for unscheduled maintenance
December 5, 2015 - The public is advised that Elmwood Kildonans Pool, located at 909 Concordia Avenue, has now been reopened after water tests deemed it safe to do so. The pool closed earlier this week as a result of unscheduled maintenance due to a fouling...

City of Winnipeg Winter Leisure Guide now available
December 4, 2015 - The Winter 2016 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations...

Reenders Drive extension opens
December 3, 2015 - Today, the Reenders Drive extension between Stapon Road and Peguis Street opened to traffic...

Winnipeg Transit to return to full Fall service schedule
December 3, 2015 - Beginning Tuesday, December 8, Winnipeg Transit will return to its full Fall service schedule restoring all previously reduced service levels that had resulted from mechanical issues with emissions control systems...

Completion of Polo Park Infrastructure Improvements Project brings traffic congestion relief to area
December 3, 2015 - Some much needed traffic congestion relief is coming to the Polo Park area. Today Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell and Mayor Brian Bowman announced the completion of the Polo Park Area Infrastructure Improvements Project...

Office of Integrity Commissioner to be Established for Winnipeg City Council
December 2, 2015 - An administrative report approved at Executive Policy Committee today sets the stage for the establishment of an Office of the Integrity Commissioner whose mandate would be to investigate, advise, and educate members of Council on matters relating to conflict of interest and other laws and policies governing the behavior of Council...

Construction of Ness Avenue Bridge over Sturgeon Creek begins December 7
December 2, 2015 - Construction of the Ness Avenue Bridge over Sturgeon Creek will begin December 7. As a result, Ness Avenue between...

Elmwood Kildonans Pool temporarily closed for maintenance due to pool fouling
December 1, 2015 - The public is advised that Elmwood Kildonans Pool, located at 909 Concordia Avenue, is closed until further notice due to unscheduled maintenance caused by a fouling...

Last update: December 30, 2015