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2016 August News Releases

New streamlined parking by-law comes into effect September 1, 2016
August 31 - A new streamlined consolidated parking by-law comes into effect on September 1, 2016. The new Winnipeg Parking By-Law creates a point of reference for citizens to find most parking regulations. It also addresses changes that have occurred in the City, its traffic patterns and developments in technology.

Operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services during Labour Day long weekend
August 30 - All civic offices are closed on Labour Day, Monday, September 5, 2016.

City of Winnipeg outdoor aquatics facilities begin winding down for the season
August 26 - City of Winnipeg outdoor aquatics facilities are beginning to close for the season.

Upcoming temporary closure of Maryland Street between Portage Avenue and Broadway
August 26 - Maryland Street from Portage Avenue to Broadway will be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic this Sunday, August 28 from 5:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. for asphalt paving of the roadway.

Temporary lane closures in place this Sunday on the St. James Bridge for roadway maintenance
August 26 - The following lane closures will be in place this Sunday, August 28 on the St. James Bridge for maintenance of the roadway:

Temporary regional street closures in place this weekend during the Winnipeg Chinatown Street Festival
August 25 - The following temporary regional street closures will be in place this weekend during the Winnipeg Chinatown Street Festival:

Arlington Bridge to be completely closed for routine maintenance from August 27 until September 4
August 25 - The Arlington Bridge will be completely closed to traffic from Logan Avenue to Dufferin Avenue, starting at 6:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27 and reopening at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 4...

Winnipeg Public Library selects 2016-17 Writers-in-Residence
August 25 - Christine Fellows and John K. Samson have been selected as Winnipeg Public Library’s Writers-in-Residence for 2016-17...

Animal Services Agency offers pet licence amnesty in August and September
August 22 - The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding a pet licence amnesty campaign from August 22, 2016 to September 30, 2016...

Reminder: City services during potential Canada Post work stoppage
August 22 - The City of Winnipeg would like to advise citizens and businesses of changes to City services in the event of a Canada Post work stoppage...

Adult nuisance mosquito fogging program to begin Sunday night
August 19 - To date, the Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations...

Southbound Princess Street temporarily closed at Higgins Avenue this weekend for asphalt paving
August 19 - Princess Street at Higgins Avenue will be temporarily closed to southbound vehicular traffic starting at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 20 until Sunday, August 21at 6:00 p.m. for asphalt paving of the roadway.

Regional street closures in place during the Winnipeg BBQ and Blues Festival August 19-21
August 18 - The following regional streets will be closed to all vehicular traffic between Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 during the Winnipeg BBQ and Blues Festival:

Complete closure of Selkirk Avenue from McGregor Street to Arlington Street to begin Saturday, August 20
August 18 - Stage one of the Selkirk Avenue street renewal project is near completion with Selkirk Avenue from Salter Street to McGregor Street to be reopened to vehicular traffic on Saturday, August 20...

Regional street closures in place for the annual Filipino Festival, August 19-20
August 18 - The following regional streets will be closed to all vehicular traffic from Friday, August 19 at 5:30 p.m. until Saturday, August 20 at midnight, for the annual Filipino Festival:

City of Winnipeg fall Leisure Guide now available
August 18 - The fall 2016 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available this Saturday at a number of retail locations...

King Street will be completely closed this Thursday between Notre Dame Avenue and McDermot Avenue
August 17 - King Street between Notre Dame Avenue and McDermot Avenue will be completely closed on Thursday, August 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for water repairs...

2016 City of Winnipeg Population, Housing and Economic Forecast indicates strong growth for City of Winnipeg
August 17 - A new report released by the City of Winnipeg indicates that the city’s population is expected to chart strong and steady increases over the next 25 years Mayor Brian Bowman announced today...

Edmonton Street temporarily closed between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue
August 16 - This Wednesday, August 17, Edmonton Street will be temporarily closed between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., to accommodate the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Winnipeg Drop Zone Event...

King Street temporarily closed between Notre Dame Avenue and McDermot Avenue
August 15 - King Street between Notre Dame Avenue and McDermot Avenue is temporarily closed due to flooding. At this time, a re-opening date and time are not yet known...

Graham Avenue temporarily closed August 16 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
August 15 - The public is advised that Graham Avenue from Carlton Street to Edmonton Street will be temporarily closed to all vehicles except Transit buses, on Tuesday, August 16 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., for a street repair...

Ferry Road will remain temporarily closed this week between Portage Avenue and Bruce Avenue
August 15 - Ferry Road between Portage Avenue and Bruce Avenue will remain temporarily closed to vehicular traffic this week for asphalt paving of the roadway...

Ferry Road to be temporarily closed between Portage Avenue and Bruce Avenue, August 13-14
August 12 - Ferry Road between Portage Avenue and Bruce Avenue will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic starting Saturday, August 13 at 6:00 a.m. until Sunday evening, August 14 for asphalt paving of the roadway...

Portage and Main stairway will remain closed for repairs until October
August 10 - 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 remain closed until mid-October to accommodate asbestos abatement, in addition to water infiltration repairs...

Shaftesbury Boulevard temporarily closed between Cuthbertson Avenue and Grant Avenue
August 8 - Starting Tuesday, August 9 at 6:00 a.m. Shaftesbury Boulevard will be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic between Cuthbertson Avenue and Grant Avenue. This temporary closure is to accommodate a roadway paving project and will remain in place until 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 10...

Say hello to peggo!
August 8 - Beginning Monday, August 8, Winnipeg Transit's reloadable peggo card will be available for full and youth fare passengers to purchase and start using, in addition to seniors...

Justin Einarson Memorial Skatepark dedicated by community members, Province and City
August 7 - Today, officials from the Province of Manitoba, the City of Winnipeg officially opened and dedicated the Justin Einarson Memorial Skatepark in Fort Richmond Park alongside members of the community...

New process for challenging a parking ticket coming into effect this Monday
August 5 - A new process for challenging a parking ticket is coming into effect this Monday. These changes are required by the Province through The Municipal By-law Enforcement Act (MBEA), which comes into force on August 8, 2016...

Harry Lazarenko Bridge closed August 5 - 8
August 4 - The Harry Lazarenko Bridge (the former Redwood Bridge) between Main Street and Glenwood Crescent will be completely closed to traffic from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5 until 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 8 for a private water service project...

Update on gas leak at Keewatin Street and Paramount Road
August 4 - Today, WFPS and WPS responded to a natural gas leak at the intersection of Keewatin Street and Paramount Road. At approximately 10:00 am, a private contractor broke the gas line during construction work being conducted near the intersection. No injuries were reported...

Ferry Road between Silver Avenue and Ness Avenue closed August 5 - 8
August 3 - Ferry Road between Silver Avenue and Ness Avenue will be completely closed to traffic from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5 to 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 8 for a water and sewer project...

Newly-rehabilitated water feeder main returns to full service this week
August 2 - Beginning at 8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, August 2 and continuing until Thursday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m., a newly-rehabilitated major water feeder main that crosses the Red River near the Chief Peguis Trail will be returned to full service...

Last update: August 31, 2016