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2016 January News Releases

Upcoming temporary closure of Vaughan Street
January 29, 2016 - Vaughan Street from Portage Avenue to The Promenade will be closed to all vehicular traffic this Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to accommodate a crane setup for building maintenance.

Salting operations continue on Winnipeg streets, truck plowing to commence this evening
January 27, 2016 - City of Winnipeg salting and sanding trucks are continuing to work today to improve traction on roadways throughout the city.

Feedback on Budget Priorities and Preferences Released
January 27, 2016 - The final report on the 2016 Budget Consultations, compiling the feedback and preferences of those participating in this year’s budget consultation process, is now available on the City of Winnipeg’s website.

City and CentreVenture continue to renew infrastructure and enhance vibrancy in the North East Exchange District
January 26, 2016 - The public is invited to attend an open house to view proposed designs for the next phase of improvements in the North East Exchange District.

Winnipeg Public Library donating fines collected today to Literacy for Life Fund
January 26, 2016 - Winnipeg Public Library will be donating all fines collected on Tuesday, January 26 to the Winnipeg Foundation’s Literacy for Life Fund.

Mayor Bowman Declares 2016 as the Year of Reconciliation
January 22, 2016 - Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman today declared 2016 as the Year of Reconciliation for Winnipeg, and committed to developing an Urban Aboriginal Accord for Winnipeg that will recognize the role Aboriginal people have played in Canadian history, and will further strengthen relationships with Aboriginal governments, peoples, and communities.

Public invited to meeting regarding Lyndale Drive retaining wall study
January 21, 2016 - You’re invited to a public meeting regarding the Lyndale Drive retaining wall study.

Let in the light! Winnipeg Public Libraries help combat Seasonal Affective Disorder
January 18, 2016 - On January 18, also known as "Blue Monday," Winnipeg Public Library in partnership with the Mood Disorder Society of Manitoba announced the installation of new light therapy lamps in libraries to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)...

Province, City support Safe Space for West End youth
January 15, 2016 - Funding from the Manitoba government and a donation in-kind from the City of Winnipeg will help allow the Spence Neighbourhood Association to open a 24-hour safe space, giving at-risk youth in Winnipeg's West End neighbourhood a safe space to go to no matter what time of the day they need it, Children and Youth Opportunities Minister Melanie Wight and Cindy Gilroy, City Councillor, Daniel MacIntyre, announced today...

311 continues to find innovative ways to improve service for citizens
January 15, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg's 311 contact centre is continuing to improve service for citizens through a number of innovative initiatives...

Winnipeg Transit launches Transit Code of Conduct public education campaign
January 15, 2016 - On Monday, January 18, Transit customers will start noticing a new decal and sign on Transit buses, at Transit stations and at service centres as Winnipeg Transit begins the rollout of a new safety initiative...

Province and City upgrade St. Vital Library
January 15, 2016 - The Manitoba government and the City of Winnipeg are providing funds toward an $850,000 upgrade to the St. Vital Library, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell and Brian Mayes, City Councillor for St. Vital announced today...

City recommends residents take measures to protect internal plumbing from freezing
January 14, 2016 - With colder temperatures the City is recommending that property owners weatherproof their basements or crawlspaces as unprotected internal plumbing can freeze in winter...

City and CentreVenture continue to renew infrastructure and enhance vibrancy in the North East Exchange District
January 14, 2016 - The public is invited to attend an open house to view proposed designs for the next phase of improvements in the North East Exchange District...

Warm up at City of Winnipeg facilities
January 13, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg advising citizens to come in and warm up in civic facilities during regular operating hours as extremely cold temperatures continue...

2016 Speaker Series at Living Prairie Museum
January 8, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg’s Living Prairie Museum will be featuring a 2016 Speaker Series beginning January 19, 2016...

Public invited to an open house regarding the William R. Clement Parkway Extension Study
January 7, 2016 - The public is invited to an open house about the William R. Clement Parkway (WRCP) Extension Study...

Participate in a survey to help shape plans for a dog park in Downtown Winnipeg
January 7, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg recognizes the need for an off-leash dog park in the downtown area and is launching a process for community input...

Temporary road closure of Moray Street from Portage Avenue to Bruce Avenue
January 6, 2016 - The public is advised that Moray Street from Portage Avenue to Bruce Avenue will be temporarily closed on...

Reminder: Still time to register for Winter Leisure Guide Activities – starting soon!
January 5, 2016 - Winter 2016 Leisure Guide activities are starting soon, but there is still time to register...

Last update: February 1, 2016