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2016 April News Releases

Nomination Period for School Trustee - April 30 to May 6, 2016
April 28, 2016 - A School Trustee By-Election for the School Divisions of River East Transcona (Ward 3), St. James-Assiniboia (King Edward-Deer Lodge Ward) and Louis Riel (Ward 2) will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016...

Spots are still available! Register now for City of Winnipeg Summer Leisure Guide programs and camps
April 28, 2016 - Summer Leisure Guide activities and camps are starting soon and there is still time to register...

Winnipeggers invited to a public open house about the Lyndale Drive Retaining Wall Study
April 28, 2016 - Winnipeggers are invited to an open house about the Lyndale Drive retaining wall, between Monck Avenue and Gauvin Street, which is nearing the end of its life cycle and requires rehabilitation or replacement...

Shaftesbury Boulevard between Wilkes Avenue and West Taylor Boulevard closed for railway crossing reconstruction project
April 28, 2016 - Shaftesbury Boulevard between Wilkes Avenue and West Taylor Boulevard will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic starting at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 for a CN railway crossing reconstruction project. Shaftesbury Boulevard will reopen at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2016...

Work Begins on Sturgeon Road Twin Bridges over Sturgeon Creek
April 28, 2016 - On Monday, May 2, repair work will begin on the Sturgeon Road Twin Bridges over Sturgeon Creek. Repairs will be made to the northbound bridge deck, and final landscape restoration will be completed. All work is scheduled to be completed by the end of July 2016...

City's elected officials and employees observe 2016 National Day of Mourning
April 28, 2016 - City of Winnipeg elected officials and employees joined thousands of other Canadians in observing Canada's National Day of Mourning, which is held each year on April 28...

Mayor Bowman Embarks on Winnipeg High School Tour
April 28, 2016 - Mayor Brian Bowman will be kicking off his commitment to visit every high school in Winnipeg beginning with a visit to Nelson McIntyre Collegiate today...

City of Winnipeg launches official School Trustee By-Election Website, App and Social Media Tools
April 27, 2016 - The 2016 School Trustee By-Election for the School Divisions of River East Transcona (Ward 3), St. James-Assiniboia (King Edward-Deer Lodge Ward) and Louis Riel (Ward 2) will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016...

Skywalk between Delta Winnipeg and RBC Convention Centre to be closed from April 27 to May 6
April 26, 2016 - The public is advised that the skywalk between the Delta Winnipeg and RBC Convention Centre will be closed from Wednesday, April 27 to Friday, May 6 to accommodate repairs...

Small section of Westview Park closed for landscaping
April 26, 2016 - A small section on the south side of Westview Park, located at 1 Midland Street, will be closed for landscaping starting April 27, 2016...

Southbound Louise Bridge to be temporarily closed for repairs on Tuesday, April 26
April 25, 2016 - The southbound lane of the Louise Bridge will be temporarily closed from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26...

Insect Control Update 2
April 21, 2016 - Today, the City of Winnipeg announced the start of its surveillance and larviciding activities for the 2016 insect control season...

The City of Winnipeg’s Bilingual Service Centre to relocate to the Accès–Access Saint-Boniface Centre
April 21, 2016 - As of Monday, April 25, the Bilingual Service Centre will be relocated to the Accès–Access Saint-Boniface Centre at...

High-resolution cameras to be installed to address illegal dumping activities
April 21, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg has begun installing high-resolution camera equipment at various locations throughout the city in order to address illegal dumping activities...

Reminder: Winnipeggers invited to open house about the rehabilitation of Pembina Hwy from Osborne St to Grant Ave
April 20, 2016 - Winnipeggers are invited to an open house to view the proposed design for the rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue...

Mayor Bowman to Promote Business Opportunities for Winnipeg
April 20, 2016 - As part of his campaign pledge to showcase Winnipeg on the national and international stage, Mayor Brian Bowman is leading a business delegation to Montreal, Quebec today to promote Winnipeg as a great place to live, work and invest...

City of Winnipeg golf courses tee up for the season
April 15, 2016 - City of Winnipeg golf courses are set to open for the 2016 season...

Reminder: curbside yard waste collection begins next week
April 15, 2016 - Reminder: this year's curbside yard waste collection program will begin the week of April 18 for homes in yard waste collection area "A" and the week of April 25 for homes in yard waste collection area "B"...

Southbound Louise Bridge currently closed
April 15, 2016 - The southbound lanes of the Louise Bridge are currently closed for a repair to an expansion joint plate. The lanes are expected to re-open within the next four hours...

Upcoming temporary closure of Sherbrook Street between Notre Dame Avenue and McDermot Avenue
April 14, 2016 - Sherbrook Street from Notre Dame Avenue to McDermot Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic and pedestrians this Friday, April 15, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until Monday, April 18 at 6:00 a.m. for the assembly of a large crane for building construction...

City-wide spring cleanup begins Sunday night
April 14, 2016 - On Sunday April 17, around 10:00 p.m., crews will begin the annual city-wide spring cleanup operation, sweeping the entire street network including back lanes over the next five to six weeks. Crews will initially focus on the downtown area, major routes, bridges and overpasses...

Books2Eat returns to Millennium Library
April 13, 2016 - For the sixth year, Winnipeg Public Library and the Winnipeg Public Library Board are hosting Books2Eat, a festival combining the creative and culinary talents of book lovers and chefs...

Climate Change Working Group Established
April 13, 2016 - Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman through the Executive Policy Committee today established a climate change working group to assess the Cityâs current climate change plans and recommend actions to address climate change...

City of Winnipeg Recognizes 2016 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
April 11, 2016 - Today, the City of Winnipeg recognized National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week with a smudging ceremony led by the Bear Clan Patrol in the courtyard at City Hall...

Fort Garry Library users asked to use temporary entrance during library renovations
April 11, 2016 - Fort Garry Library, located at 1360 Pembina Highway, will undergo entrance renovations and re-landscaping starting Monday, April 11...

City of Winnipeg bike auction to be held this weekend
April 11, 2016 - The Cityâs annual unclaimed bike auction will be held this weekend at the East End Arena, 517 Pandora Avenue East...

Harrow Street from Ebby Avenue to Taylor Avenue temporarily closed for sewer maintenance
April 8, 2016 - Harrow Street from Ebby Avenue to Taylor Avenue is currently closed to traffic in both directions to repair a storm drain and all pipes connected to it...

City of Winnipeg Makes Changes to Parking Ticket Process
April 8, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg has changed its process for parking tickets after it was brought to the Cityâs attention that portions of their parking ticket process did not comply with The Summary Convictions Act...

Mayor Bowman Announces 'The Winnipeg Promise'
April 7, 2016 - While speaking today at Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayor’s Lead, Mayor Brian Bowman announced a new initiative called ‘The Winnipeg Promise’...

Winnipeggers invited to an open house about the rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue
April 7, 2016 - Winnipeggers are invited to an open house to view the proposed design for the rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue...

Mayor Bowman to Attend Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayors Lead
April 6, 2016 - Today, Mayor Bowman is traveling to Edmonton, Alberta to attend and participate in Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayors Lead, a national event attracting mayors from across Canada...

Insect Control Update 1
April 5, 2016 - The City of Winnipeg will continue to use malathion to help manage mosquitoes this summer. The City's inventory of malathion is currently 4,550 litres which is enough to treat the entire City approximately 2.5 times...

Seasonal curbside yard waste collection to begin April 18
April 4, 2016 - This year's curbside yard waste collection program will begin the week of April 18 for homes in yard waste collection area "A" and the week of April 25 for homes in yard waste collection area "B". Residents can also drop off yard waste for free at the new Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot, located at 1901 Brady Road...

Last update: April 29, 2016