2001 April News Releases
Winnipeg Transit Recommends Reduced Fares for Post Secondary Students
April 27, 2001 - The City of Winnipeg today announced that the Standing Policy Committee on Public Works has received a report from the Transit Department recommending a major change in Transit fares which will provide lower fares for approximately 43,000 post secondary students.
Update on Lead Control Program for Winnipeg's Water
April 26, 2001 - Tom Pearson, Manager of the City's Water Services, says, "I am very pleased to report on the progress of our Lead Control Program. We are seeing lower lead levels in the tap water of citizens served by lead water pipes, and there have been no major water quality problems as a result of adding orthophosphate to the water." …
Capture the Action! - Like Only a Trained Police Dog Can!
April 24, 2001 - In addition to being a valuable law enforcement tool, Police Service Dogs have also been very popular for their Community Relations abilities. For years Police Service Dogs and their handlers have amazed and entertained the public of all ages.
Harbour View Golf Course Opens This Weekend
April 12, 2001 - Harbour View Golf Course and Recreation Complex will begin operating for the 2001 season on Friday April 13th. The Complex's 9-hole golf course will operate on a first come first served basis for Friday, April 13th only.
City Urges Precautionary Flood Protection for a Small Number of Properties
April 11, 2001 - Based on the Provincial flood forecast issued on April 9, 2001, the City recommends that owners of 33 properties, including 12 south of the floodway, take precautionary measures to protect their homes from the risk of river flooding. The City will deliver the required 44,000 sandbags to these property owners prior to the Easter long weekend.
City Urges All Homeowners To Take Precautions To Protect Against Basement Flooding
April 11, 2001 - River levels within the city are expected to remain high throughout April. The City is activating 118 flood gates and 26 flood pumping stations and installing temporary pumps at several locations.
Strategic Direction - A Commitment to Excellence
April 6, 2001 - The Winnipeg Police Service strives to increase public safety by providing a continuously improving police service for the citizens of Winnipeg. In September 1999, Chief of Police Jack Ewatski struck an internal Operational Review Team to examine the operations of the Service and to provide recommendations on how to further increase The Winnipeg Police Service's effectiveness and efficiency.
Mayor Reacts to Military Move
April 5, 2001 - It is with deep regret that Mayor Glen Murray, hears news of the federal government decision to move the Second Battalion Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry soldiers from their home at Kapyong barracks to Shilo, Manitoba.
Winnipeg Transit Spring Schedule Changes and Service Improvements
April 5, 2001 - Beginning Sunday, April 8, Winnipeg Transit will begins its regular Spring Schedule with schedule changes and service improvements to a number of routes throughout the City.