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2016 March News Releases

Living Prairie Museum to host prairie planting workshops and prairie plant sale
March 31, 2016 - Join the Living Prairie Museum for a prairie planting workshop. Instructor John Morgan of Prairie Habitats Inc. will teach you how to successfully grow native prairie plants at home...

Mayor's Scholarship for Community Leadership
March 23, 2016 - Grade twelve students across Winnipeg are encouraged to apply for the new Mayor's Scholarship for Community Leadership award Mayor Brian Bowman announced today...

Council Votes to Adopt the 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets
March 22, 2016 - Today, City Council voted in favour of passing the 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets by a vote of 10-6. The adoption of this year's Budget was led by Mayor Brian Bowman, Chair of Finance Councillor Marty Morantz and a united Budget Working Group that worked tirelessly to make the difficult decisions required to achieve a balanced the budget...

Charleswood Library temporarily closed
March 22, 2016 - The Charleswood Library is temporarily closed as a result of strong fumes from a nearby construction site. As a precaution, the Library is closed today and is expected to reopen on Thursday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m...

Good Friday and Easter weekend operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
March 22, 2016 - All civic offices are closed on Friday, March 25 (Good Friday) and Monday, March 28 (Easter Monday)...

Skywalk between Delta Winnipeg and RBC Convention Centre to be closed from March 22 to 24
March 21, 2016 - The public is advised that the skywalk between the Delta Winnipeg and RBC Convention Centre will be closed from Tuesday, March 22 to Thursday, March 24 for maintenance work...

Winnipeg Public Library hosts Truth, Legacy and Reconciliation speaker series
March 21, 2016 - Winnipeg Public Library will host a series of talks in March and April on Truth, Legacy and Reconciliation, in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR)...

Find spring break fun at City of Winnipeg facilities!
March 18, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg offers a variety of fun, cost-effective activities for kids and families this spring break...

Spring Flood Bulletin #1
March 17, 2016 - In a news release today, the Province advised that the Red River crest will arrive in Winnipeg March 20 to 22, resulting in a James Avenue crest between 4.9 m to 5.2 m (16 and 17 feet), and that potential ice jams could make this peak higher...

Reminder: Public invited to open house about proposed plans for the Arlington Bridge
March 17, 2016 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend a public open house to see how input from public consultations has influenced project decisions related to the replacement of the Arlington Bridge...

Pan Am Pool main tank temporarily closed for maintenance work
March 17, 2016 - On Friday, March 18, the main tank at Pan Am Pool will be closed while measurements are taken in order for the aging bulkhead to be replaced...

Assiniboine river walk from the Osborne Bridge to the Main Street Bridge temporarily closed
March 15, 2016 - With the normal spring rise in the river level, the Assiniboine River walk from the Osborne Bridge to the Main Street Bridge is temporarily closed to pedestrian traffic...

Property owners advised of increased risk of basement flooding due to todayâs rainfall
March 15, 2016 - Property owners advised of increased risk of basement flooding due to todayâs rainfall...

St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool temporarily closed for maintenance work
March 14, 2016 - The St. James Assiniboia Centennial pool and hot tub will be temporarily closed all day on Tuesday, March 15 and Wednesday, March 16 until 8:00 p.m...

Residents are encouraged to get a handle on leaks during Fix a Leak Week March 14 - 20, 2016
March 14, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg is encouraging residents to check for plumbing leaks during Fix a Leak Week, March 14 - 20, 2016...

Brookside Cemetery visitors asked to proceed with caution around flooded roadways
March 13, 2016 - When visiting Brookside Cemetery today, Sunday, March 13, visitors are asked to please proceed with caution and do not enter any flooded sections, including roadways...

Winnipeggers invited to provide feedback on design options for the Downtown Bike Lane System and West Alexander Pedestrian and Cycling Corridor
March 11, 2016 - Committed to developing a pedestrian and cycling network that is safe and accessible for people of all ages and abilities, the City of Winnipeg is inviting Winnipeggers to provide their feedback on design options for the Downtown Bike Lane System and West Alexander Pedestrian and Cycling Corridor projects...

Reminder: Leisure Guide registration for spring/summer activities starts March 15 and 16
March 10, 2016 - Citizens are reminded that the registration process for spring/summer 2016 activities will have staggered start dates as follows...

Upcoming temporary closure of McGillivray Boulevard from Fennel St./Irene St. to Pembina Hwy
March 9, 2016 - McGillivray Boulevard from Fennel St./Irene St. to Pembina Hwy will be closed in both directions on Wednesday, March 9 from 10:00 p.m. to midnight...

Upcoming temporary closure of McGillivray Boulevard from Fennel St./Irene St. to Pembina Hwy
March 7, 2016 - McGillivray Boulevard from Fennel St./Irene St. to Pembina Hwy will be closed in both directions from Tuesday, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. to midnight (Wednesday, March 9 at 12:00 a.m.) to accommodate Manitoba Hydro work...

Public invited to open house about proposed plans for the Arlington Bridge and other crossings over the CPR yards
March 7, 2016 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend a public open house to see how input from public consultations has influenced project decisions related to the replacement of the Arlington Bridge. Attendees will have an opportunity to view drawings of what a new Arlington Bridge could look like and learn about potential future projects that will better connect the community...

Equitable Access â Recreation is for Everyone!
March 3, 2016 - Recreation and active living are key components of a vibrant community...

City of Winnipeg Spring/Summer Leisure Guide now available
March 3, 2016 - The Spring/Summer 2016 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday, March 5 at a number of retail locations...

Budget 2016: Builds Winnipeg for the Future
March 2, 2016 - The City of Winnipegâs preliminary operating and capital budget tabled today is balanced, makes record investments in infrastructure, and maintains and invests in key services Winnipeggers have said they need while proposing a modest property tax increase that is entirely dedicated to...

St. Matthews Avenue and Berry Street closed due to water main break
March 1, 2016 - Two roads are temporarily closed while crews clean up water from a large water main break...

Last update: March 31, 2016