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2001 July News Releases

Seasonal Algae Growth Affects Winnipeg's Water
WINNIPEG - July 24, 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. Some residents may notice a swampy, musty smell to their water.

Winnipeg Transit Re-Routes for "Get Together Downtown" Festival
WINNIPEG - July 12, 2001 - Winnipeg Transit will go on re-route of downtown service starting at 18:00 Thursday July 12, 2001.

Millennium Library Application Approved
WINNIPEG - July 11, 2001 - Acting Mayor Lillian Thomas, on behalf of the City and in partnership with the Winnipeg Library Foundation, today announced that Centennial Library will proceed with plans for a major $17 million expansion by applying to the Canada/Manitoba Infrastructure project for assistance.


"Get Together Downtown" Festival - Road Closures Map (pdf, 123kb)
WINNIPEG - July 11, 2001 - July 12 - 6:00 p.m. - Portage Avenue will be closed from Memorial Boulevard to Westbrook Street but not including the intersections of Main Street, Smith Street and Donald Street.

Last update: 29.03.2007

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