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2017 February News Releases

City of Winnipeg: Flood Bulletin #1
February 28, 2017 - In a news release yesterday, the Province of Manitoba advised that there is a risk of major spring flooding on the Red River main stem.

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban lifted
February 28, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective 7:01 a.m., today, Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Reminder: Public invited to information sessions for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Parker Storm Retention Basin projects
February 27, 2017 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend information sessions for the upcoming construction of the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Parker Storm Retention Basin projects.

Time to Build Winnipeg for the Future is Now: Mayor Bowman
February 24, 2017 - In his third State of the City address, Mayor Brian Bowman emphasized the importance of building Winnipeg for the future, preparing the City for strong population and economic growth, and announced new steps to reduce red tape including a new partnership with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce to help streamline and improve the City’s permitting process.

Over 150 road and sidewalks projects planned for Winnipeg in 2017
February 24, 2017 - Investing in modern, safe and efficient roadways is critical to connecting communities, helping businesses efficiently move their goods, and building a strong economic future for all Canadians.

Public invited to participate in the Transcona Cemetery Improvement Strategy
February 22, 2017 - Winnipeggers are invited to participate in developing an improvement strategy for the Transcona Cemetery.

Do Three Things for Canada to Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday
February 22, 2017 - To honour Canada and celebrate our country's 150th birthday, Mayor Brian Bowman is encouraging all Winnipeggers to do three things for Canada as part of the 3 Things for Canada initiative.

Public Inquiry Motion Needs to Maintain Independence: Mayor Bowman
February 21, 2017 - A motion coming forward to Council tomorrow that calls on the Province of Manitoba to commit to a formal commission of inquiry needs to maintain independence from City administration and legal staff Mayor Brian Bowman said today.

Winnipeg Transit to observe moment of silence in honour of Irvine Fraser
February 17, 2017 - Winnipeg Transit will be observing a moment of silence at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21 in honour of their colleague, operator Irvine (Jubal) Fraser.

Public invited to information sessions for the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Parker Storm Retention Basin projects
February 16, 2017 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend information sessions for the upcoming construction of the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Parker Storm Retention Basin projects.

Railway crossing closure on Elmhurst Road between Wilkes Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue
February 16, 2017 - Elmhurst Road between Wilkes Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 for a CN railway crossing repair.

Mayor Bowman Introduces Motion Calling For Public Inquiry
February 15, 2017 - a motion calling upon the Province of Manitoba to commit to a formal commission of inquiry was introduced today at Executive Policy Committee by Mayor Brian Bowman.

Louis Riel Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
February 13, 2017 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, February 20, 2017.

Council Selection Panel Recommends First Integrity Commissioner for the City of Winnipeg
February 10, 2017 - A three member selection panel of Council is recommending that Ms. Sherri Walsh be appointed as the first Integrity Commissioner for the City of Winnipeg.

Public invited to provide input on Rose Hill Park Renewal
February 10, 2017 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend an open house on the continuing renewal of Rose Hill Park.

City releases Financial Update to December 31, 2016
February 9, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg's Financial Status Update Report to December 31, 2016, will be presented at the meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Finance on February 13, 2017.

Free Secondary Suites Panel Discussion Offered February 25, 2017
February 8, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg is pleased to offer a free, interactive panel discussion about building Secondary Suites as part of the City of Winnipeg Housing Speaker Series.

Southbound Princess Street temporarily closed from Elgin Avenue to William Avenue for film production
February 7, 2017 - Princess Street from Elgin Avenue to William Avenue will be temporarily closed to southbound vehicular traffic starting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8 until 6:00 a.m., on February 9, for a film production.

Climate Change Working Group submits Final Report
February 3, 2017 - The climate change working group established by Executive Policy Committee (EPC) and mandated to assess the City's current climate change plans has completed their work and submitted their report and recommendations to EPC Mayor Brian Bowman announced today.

February 4 is Take Your Child to the Library Day
February 2, 2017 - On Saturday, February 4, Winnipeg Public Library will be celebrating Take Your Child to the Library Day with craft and story stations, literacy-based games, and special events including puppet shows and family concerts.

Winnipeggers asked to help shape plans for pedestrian and cycling projects
February 1, 2017 - The City is asking Winnipeggers to help shape plans for a number of pedestrian and cycling projects. Several opportunities to provide input on the West Alexander to East Exchange Corridor, Southeast Corridor and Seine River Crossing pedestrian and cycling projects are coming up.

Last update: March 7, 2017