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2017 November News Releases

Public invited to attend information session on the Winnipeg Canoe Club Golf Course Reimagining plans
November 17, 2017 - Winnipeggers are being asked to attend an information session and provide comment on preliminary plans for the Canoe Club Golf Course reimagining.

Changes to by-law enforcement coming November 20, 2017
November 17, 2017 - Effective November 20, 2017, the City of Winnipeg will be enforcing over 600 by-law provisions under the Municipal By-Law Enforcement Act (MBEA).

Urban pooches bark for joy! Winnipeg's new Downtown off-leash dog park opens
November 16, 2017 - Urban pooches and their owners have paws for celebration today as the City of Winnipeg officially opened the new Downtown off-leash dog park.

City invites St. Norbert residents to attend an information session about the Pembina Highway speed limit review
November 16, 2017 - The City is asking residents in the St. Norbert area to attend an information session on Thursday, November 30, 2017 on the Pembina Highway speed limit review south of the La Salle River Bridge.

Public invited to provide feedback on the Eastern Corridor Study
November 15, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg will be hosting a number of community workshops in November to discuss progress on the Eastern Corridor Study project, review potential alignment options, and present recommended evaluation criteria.

Mayor Submits Priorities for 2018 Provincial Budget
November 15, 2017 - Rehabilitating regional roads, investing in public transit, and committing to a long-term predictable infrastructure program were key Winnipeg priorities Mayor Brian Bowman identified in response to the Province of Manitoba's invitation to provide input on their 2018 provincial budget.

Road closures in place for the Santa Claus Parade this Saturday
November 14, 2017 - This Saturday, November 18, 2017, starting at 1:30 p.m. until approximately 8:00 p.m. numerous road closures will be in place in the downtown to accommodate the Santa Claus Parade.

Salting of Priority 1 streets and truck plowing of Priority 2 streets beginning this morning
November 11, 2017 - In response to yesterday’s snowfall, City crews will begin salting Priority 1 streets this morning followed by a truck plow later today.

Transit free for Veterans, active members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and their families on Remembrance Day
November 10, 2017 - To honour the men and women who have sacrificed for our country, the City of Winnipeg will be offering free transit service on November 11 to Veterans, active duty personnel and their accompanying friends and family.

Preliminary 2018 City Budget to be Tabled November 22
November 10, 2017 - The preliminary 2018 Operating and Capital budgets for the City of Winnipeg will be tabled at a Special Meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

Reminder: Curbside yard waste collection season ending
November 9, 2017 - Residents are reminded that curbside yard waste collection for 2017 is coming to an end.

City asks Winnipeggers to vote on more inclusive name for Handi-Transit
November 9, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg strives to provide equal and inclusive customer service to all its residents, and is inviting Winnipeggers to help select a new name for its Handi-Transit service that better reflects its commitment to these principles.

Eleven paramedics achieve the highest level of training available in Manitoba
November 9, 2017 - At a graduation ceremony this morning, Mayor Bowman was joined by Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Chief, John Lane to celebrate the success of the City’s eleven new advanced care paramedics (ACP).

Renovations and refurbished namesake monument at Vimy Ridge Memorial Park in Winnipeg completed
November 8, 2017 - The Government of Canada is dedicated to commemorating the sacrifices of those who served Canada, past and present. We continue to preserve their legacy and pay tribute to their selfless service and contributions as a way to pass the torch of remembrance to future generations.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide
November 7, 2017 - With temperatures dropping, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding residents to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide and to purchase a carbon monoxide alarm.

Remembrance Day operating hours for City of Winnipeg facilities and services
November 7, 2017 - All civic offices are closed on Monday, November 13, 2017.

Plowing of major streets and bus routes begins at 7 p.m.
November 4, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg will begin plowing priority one and two streets tonight at 7 p.m.

City releases September 2017 financial update
November 3, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg’s latest Financial Status Report cites a year-end projected surplus in the tax-supported operating budget (General Revenue Fund) of $0.4 million as at September 30, 2017.

Change your clock, change your smoke alarm batteries
November 3, 2017 - On Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:00 a.m., the clocks will "fall back" one hour marking the end of daylight savings time.

Mayor Bowman to Emphasize Importance of Free Trade
November 3, 2017 - Emphasizing the importance open and free trade has to the economies of cities and nations will be a key message Mayor Brian Bowman will take to meetings with government and industry stakeholders during a trip to Minneapolis and St. Paul next week.

Winnipeggers asked to help shape master plan for off-leash dog areas
November 3, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg is seeking feedback on an Off-Leash Dog Areas Master Plan to address and respond to growing interest and demand for off-leash dog areas in Winnipeg.

Free Infill Housing Panel Discussion session offered November 18, 2017
November 3, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg is offering a free, interactive panel discussion about infill housing as part of the City of Winnipeg Housing Speaker Series.

City Hall Christmas tree donated in honour of late Charleswood resident
November 3, 2017 - A 42-foot blue Colorado spruce donated by Charleswood resident Antony van Ginkel in honour of his late wife has been selected as City Hall’s 2017 Christmas tree. The tree will arrive at City Hall on Sunday, November 5.

Curbside yard waste collection season ending
November 2, 2017 - Curbside yard waste collection for 2017 is coming to an end

BookFest returns to Millennium Library to connect readers and authors
November 2, 2017 - BookFest returns to the Millennium Library on Saturday, November 25 for a full-day event showcasing the best in prairie publishing with a book expo, “book tastings”, and a panel talk. Great books for readers of all genres will be uncovered and discovered!

Public invited to Transit Garage Expansion Project information session
November 2, 2017 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend an information session on the Winnipeg Transit Bus Maintenance Garage Expansion project on November 16, 2017.

Exchange District monument commemorating 1919 Winnipeg General Strike completed
November 2, 2017 - At an event this morning, Councillor Mike Pagtakhan, Monteyne Architecture Works, and members of the Public Service announced the completion of the Winnipeg General Strike Monument, located at the corner of Lily Street and Market Avenue.

Logan Avenue from Weston Street to Vine Street to be temporarily closed November 3 and 4
November 2, 2017 - Logan Avenue between Weston Street and Vine Street will be will be completely closed to both eastbound and westbound traffic starting Friday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. for a railway crossing repair.

City works to encourage free trade and open borders at international conference
November 1, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg recently participated in the North American Strategy for Competitiveness’ (NASCO) annual tri-national conference in Monterrey, Mexico to address issues and discuss solutions to the rapidly changing state of international business and its impact on global trade.

Last update: November 17, 2017