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2016 July News Releases

Bonnycastle Park selected as Winnipeg’s Downtown off-leash dog park site
July 28 - A portion of Bonnycastle Park on Assiniboine Avenue has been selected as the site for Winnipeg’s Downtown off-leash dog park...

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents of the importance of fireworks safety
July 28 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service would like to remind the public to be cautious when handling fireworks this upcoming long weekend...

Winnipeggers invited to take advantage of the Winnipeg ReLeaf Program
July 27 - This year, up to 700 Winnipeg property owners can participate in the Winnipeg ReLeaf program which is designed to provide Winnipeg homeowners with quality, affordable trees for their property...

Terry Fox Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
July 27 - All civic offices are closed on Terry Fox Day, Monday, August 1, 2016...

Province, City announce new Annabella river access walkway
July 26 - Northbound and southbound Moray Street from Bruce Avenue to Ness Avenue and northbound Moray Street from Ness Avenue to Strauss Drive will be closed to traffic from 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 23 until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 24 for an asphalt paving project...

Road closures in effect on Moray Street on July 23 and 24
July 21 - Today, officials from the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg celebrated the official opening of the newly-constructed Annabella river access walkway...

Southbound Memorial Boulevard from York Ave to Broadway closed July 22 - 24
July 20 - Southbound Memorial Boulevard from York Avenue to Broadway will be completely closed to all traffic from 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 22 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 24 for a Folklorama event...

Community Homeless Assistance Team Bolstered by Mayor Brian Bowman
July 20 - Today, Mayor Brian Bowman commended the success of the Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) and confirmed the City of Winnipeg's commitment of $150,000 to support additional outreach workers...

City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off during extreme heat
July 19 - The City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off in civic facilities during regular operating hours, as extreme temperatures are forecasted over the next few days...

City of Winnipeg launches new initiative to enhance child safety in civic aquatic, recreation, leisure and library facilities
July 19 - At an event this morning, Mayor Brian Bowman announced the implementation of a new City of Winnipeg initiative with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) designed to prevent child sexual abuse and exploitation in City of Winnipeg aquatic, recreation and library facilities...

Mayor Brian Bowman Announces Recipients of Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership
July 15 - At an announcement at City Hall today, Mayor Brian Bowman awarded the five recipients of the inaugural Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership...

Temporary road closure on Graham Avenue
July 15 - Graham Avenue from Main Street to Fort Street will be closed to all vehicles except Transit buses from Sunday, July 17 at 7:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 20 at 7:00 a.m. to accommodate construction work at the 300 Main Street South Tower...

Pan Am Pool temporarily closed beginning July 25
July 15 - The Pan Am Pool will be closed to the public for facility upgrades beginning on Monday, July 25...

Mayor’s Office to be temporarily relocated to Administration Building to accommodate Council Building redevelopment
July 14 - Today, the Mayor and his staff will begin moving to their temporary location in the Administration Building located at 510 Main Street to accommodate the redevelopment of the Council Building...

Louise Bridge to be completely closed for maintenance from July 16 to 24
July 14 - The Louise Bridge will be completely closed to traffic from Nairn Avenue to Sutherland Avenue, starting at 6:00 a.m. Saturday, July 16 and reopening at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 24...

Sod-turning celebrates start of construction on the new Windsor Park Library
July 14 - Representatives from the City of Winnipeg and David Penner Architects/Helio Rodrigues h5 Architecture were on hand today for the sod-turning to officially kick off construction on the new Windsor Park Library...

Regional street closures in place during the Winnipeg Fringe Festival
July 13 - The following regional street closures will be in place between July 15 and July 25 during the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.

Reminder: Citizens invited to public information session for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2)
July 13 - Citizens are invited to attend a public information session to view the plans for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2).

Millennium Library hosts Anne Frank exhibit
July 11 - Today, Millennium Library welcomed the acclaimed international travelling exhibit Anne Frank – A History for Today to Winnipeg, the first time the exhibit has travelled to Manitoba.

City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off during extreme heat
July 8 - The City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off in civic facilities during regular operating hours this weekend and into next week, as extreme temperatures are forecasted.

Railway crossing closure on Elizabeth Road between Arundel Road and Rue Maginot
July 8 - Elizabeth Road between Arundel Road and Rue Maginot will be completely closed to eastbound and westbound traffic at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday July 12, 2016 for a CP railway crossing reconstruction project.

Winnipeggers invited to 10th annual Monarch Butterfly Festival on July 17 at the Living Prairie Museum
July 8 - Save the date and join us for the Living Prairie Museum's 10th annual Monarch Butterfly Festival on Sunday, July 17 from noon until 4:00 p.m., rain or shine.

Portage and Main stairway closed for repairs from July 11 to August 5
July 7 - The public is advised that the stairway that leads from the exterior street level courtyard in front of 201 Portage Avenue into the concourse will be closed from Monday, July 11 to Friday, August 5 to accommodate water infiltration repairs.

Street closures in place on July 8 during the MAAC Collector Car Show
July 6 - The following street closures will be in place on July 8 during the MAAC Collector Car Show:

Major rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue underway
July 5 - The major rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue is now underway...

Say hello to peggo!
July 4 - Starting today, Winnipeg Transit’s reloadable peggo card will be available for seniors to purchase and start using...

Last update: July 29, 2016