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2001 May News Releases

Canadian Mayors to Press for Changes En Francais
WINNIPEG - May 28, 2001 - Following a groundbreaking two-day meeting, the mayors of five of Canada's largest cities have come to some significant conclusions today.

Winnipeg Receives Funding for Green Initiatives
WINNIPEG - May 25, 2001 - Winnipeg, Manitoba-Mayor Glen Murray and the Honourable Ron Duhamel, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Secretary of State (Western Economic Diversification) (Francophonie), are pleased to announce that Winnipeg has been awarded grant funding for two more innovative environmental projects from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Green Municipal Enabling Fund (GMEF).

Community Leaders to Join Mayors at C5 in Winnipeg En Francais
WINNIPEG - May 22, 2001 - The C5 meeting will be held later this week on May 24th and 25th at the historic Hotel Fort Garry in Winnipeg. Renowned and authoritative thinker on urban life and economies Jane Jacobs, and Winnipeg Mayor Glen Murray will host this groundbreaking event jointly. The Mayors of Calgary, Al Duerr, Vancouver, Phil Owen, Montreal, Pierre Bourque, Winnipeg, Glen Murray and Toronto, Mel Lastman will be joined by some of Canada's most respected and influential leaders.

City and Take Pride Launch the Winnipeg Recycling and Reuse Challenge
WINNIPEG - May 17, 2001 - Today, Mayor Glen Murray and Tom Ethans, Executive Director Take Pride Winnipeg announced Week 2 of the May I Help cleanup campaign, titled the "Winnipeg Recycling and Reuse Challenge." …

Algae Affects Winnipeg's Water
WINNIPEG - May 15, 2001 - "As a result of algae growth in Winnipeg's water supply, some residents may notice an unusual taste and odour in their tap water," says Tom Pearson, Manager of the City's Water Services. The algae have also clogged the filters of some customers in the north and central areas of Winnipeg. Algae are expected to be a factor until late fall.


5 Canadian Mayors to Brainstorm With Renowned Urban Philosopher Jane Jacobs in Winnipeg (pdf, 453kb) En Francais
WINNIPEG - May 9, 2001 - The mayors of five of Canada's largest cities are meeting in Winnipeg with Jane Jacobs, renowned and authoritative thinker on urban life and economies.

City Reminds All Homeowners To Take Precautions To Protect Against Basement Flooding
WINNIPEG - May 3, 2001 - A temporary rise in river levels of 6 to 12 inches is expected this weekend. Although there will be a gradual drop in levels following the weekend, above normal river levels are expected to remain until early June.

Last update: 29.03.2007

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