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2016 February News Releases

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban lifted
February 29, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective 7:01 a.m., today, Monday, February 29, 2016...

City of Winnipeg releases Communications Function Review Report
February 26, 2016 - Today, the City of Winnipeg released the City of Winnipeg Communications Function Review: Final Report...

Mayor Bowman outlines steps to build Winnipeg for the future
February 25, 2016 - Supporting the demolition and redevelopment of the land currently occupied by the old Public Safety Building and Civic Parkade, identifying Aboriginal Economic Development Zones...

Council gives green light to Waverley Underpass Project
February 24, 2016 - At today's Council meeting, City Council voted to move forward with the Waverley Underpass Project...

Public invited to open house on implementation of the Corydon-Osborne Area Plan
February 23, 2016 - The public is invited to an open house on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 regarding the implementation of the Corydon-Osborne Area Plan...

2016 Budget Schedule Announced
February 19, 2016 - The preliminary 2016 Operating and Capital budgets will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 Councillor Marty Morantz, Chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Finance announced today...

City opens first 4R Winnipeg Depot at the Brady Road Landfill
February 18, 2016 - Beginning today, residents will be able to drop off items that can be recycled, reused, composted or resold, along with their regular household waste, at the new Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot...

Upcoming temporary closure of Hargrave Street between Portage Avenue and Ellice Avenue
February 17, 2016 - Hargrave Street from Portage Avenue to Ellice Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic and pedestrians this Friday, February 19, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m. to accommodate a crane dismantling...

Millennium Library reopens following mechanical issue
February 17, 2016 - The public is advised that the Millennium Library, located at 251 Donald Street, has reopened following a mechanical issue with its chiller system...

Millennium Library closed until further notice
February 17, 2016 - The public is advised that the Millennium Library, located at 251 Donald Street, will be closed today until further notice due to a mechanical issue...

Executive Policy Committee recommends appointment of new City Auditor/Chief Performance Officer
February 17, 2016 - The Executive Policy Committee (EPC) has recommended the appointment of Mr. Bryan Mansky as the City of Winnipeg's new City Auditor/Chief Performance Officer Mayor Brian Bowman announced today...

Railway crossing closure on Elizabeth Road between Arundel Road and Maginot Street
February 16, 2016 - Elizabeth Road between Arundel Road and Maginot Street will be completely closed to eastbound and westbound traffic from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 18 for a Canadian Pacific Railway emergency railway crossing reconstruction project...

Louis Riel Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
February 12, 2016 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, February 15, 2016...

City's Open Data Portal Expanding
February 12, 2016 - As part of the City of Winnipeg's dedication to openness and transparency, 27 new opportunities have been identified across City departments to improve data sharing in a low-cost, high-benefit manner, using the City's Open Data Portal...

Reminder: Residential Parking Ban in effect until Friday at 7:00 p.m.
February 11, 2016 - The public is reminded that the Residential Parking Ban remains in effect until Friday evening...

Upcoming temporary closure of Carlton Street between York Avenue and Broadway
February 10, 2016 - The public is advised that Carlton Street from York Avenue to Broadway will be closed to all vehicular traffic this Friday, February 12, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to accommodate RBC Convention Centre construction...

Bark for your park: Join us on February 24 to share your thoughts about potential locations and features for a downtown dog park
February 10, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg is exploring options for the creation of a downtown off-leash dog park and we want to hear from you...

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban lifted; Residential Parking Ban begins today, Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 a.m.
February 10, 2016 - The Declared Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect at 12:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 9 has now been lifted...

International exhibit on wordless books to be hosted at Millennium Library
February 9, 2016 - Winnipeg Public Library will host Silent Books: Final Destination Lampedusa at the Millennium Library from February 9 to March 12, 2016...

Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m.
February 9, 2016 - Plowing of residential streets will begin Wednesday morning to improve the overall condition of residential streets...

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban in effect starting tonight at midnight
February 8, 2016 - In response to accumulations of snow and high winds, City crews have been working around-the-clock to improve road conditions...

City of Winnipeg to commemorate 1919 Winnipeg General Strike with interpretation installation at Lily Street and Market Avenue
February 5, 2016 - Today, the City of Winnipeg launched a unique design competition to commemorate the labour movement that resulted in the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike...

February 6 is Take Your Child to the Library Day
February 4, 2016 - Winnipeg Public Library will celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, February 6, 2016.

New 311 menu options to provide more efficient and accurate service to citizens
February 3, 2016 - Beginning Monday, February 8, 2016, citizens calling 311 will hear new menu options if the call is regarding Winnipeg Transit, Assessment and Taxation, or Animal Services.

Mayor Bowman to attend Big City Mayors' Caucus meeting in Ottawa
February 3, 2016 - Mayor Brian Bowman will join 21 Mayors from across Canada tomorrow and Friday as part of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) Big City Mayors' Caucus meeting in Ottawa.

Statement from Mayor Brian Bowman on Return of Kings possible presence in Winnipeg
February 2, 2016 - All our residents need to feel safe regardless of their gender, sexuality, ethnicity or faith.

Last update: February 29, 2016