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2002 June News Releases


Mayor Murray Continues Support for the Winnipeg Police Service
WINNIPEG - JUNE 27, 2002 - Mayor Glen Murray today reiterated his support for the Winnipeg Police Service and its progress reflected in the continuing drop in violent crimes in our city.

Rising waters drive up mosquito count
WINNIPEG - JUNE 26, 2002 - The city will begin residential fogging for mosquitoes beginning Friday evening. And mosquitoes in city parks will get hit first. The city will begin fogging in city parks tonight after the parks are closed to the public.

Winnipeggers Keen to Compost!
WINNIPEG - JUNE 26, 2002 - Winnipeg's first compost bin sale was a huge success. An incredible 9,492 compost bins were purchased on Saturday, June 22, 2002, when offered for sale at a subsidized price of $25.

Artists in Assiniboine Park
WINNIPEG - JUNE 26, 2002 - Today, the Community Services Department in conjunction with local arts groups announced a new program in Assiniboine Park called in the Park.

The New City of Winnipeg Charter Act
WINNIPEG - JUNE 20, 2002 - This afternoon, the Honourable Jean Friesen, Deputy Premier and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, introduced The City of Winnipeg Charter Act in the Manitoba Legislature.

Margaret Grant Pool Closed for Maintenance
WINNIPEG - JUNE 20, 2002 - Margaret Grant Pool, 685 Dalhousie Drive, will be closed from Saturday, June 22 to Wednesday, June 26, inclusive, to allow maintenance works in the locker areas.

Compost Bins on Sale at 'Down to Earth' Prices
WINNIPEG - JUNE 20, 2002 - Mayor Glen Murray announced today that the City of Winnipeg and the Province of Manitoba are sponsoring a one day compost bin sale to take place this Saturday, June 22, 2002.   …

New Board Members for Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. 
WINNIPEG - JUNE 19, 2002 - Ten new Board members for Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. have been approved by City Council, including Ms. Irene Merie who will chair the Board for the new agency.  …

City Announces Distribution of First Annual Water Quality Report 
WINNIPEG - JUNE 19, 2002 - Today Mayor Glen Murray announced the distribution of Winnipeg's first annual Water Quality Report to households and businesses across the city during the week of June 24 to 28.

Insect Days & Native Prairie Plant Sale 
WINNIPEG - JUNE 19, 2002 - The Living Prairie Museum, 2795 Ness Avenue, will host a Native Prairie Plant Sale and Family Fun Insect Day on Sunday, June 23, 10:00 am. -5:00 pm..

City Report Recommends Providing Up to $1.6 Million for Seine River Forest Protection 
WINNIPEG - JUNE 17, 2002 - On June 19, the Executive Policy Committee of the City of Winnipeg will consider a report from the City's administration outlining a strategy to resolve the issue of bridge location and environmentally sensitive lands in the proposed Royalwood Phase 11 subdivision in St. Boniface.

City Again Urges Residents to Protect their Homes from Basement Flooding 
WINNIPEG - June 4, 2002 - Canada Post Now Delivering Brochure. Canada Post is now delivering the City of Winnipeg's brochure, Protect Your Home from Basement Flooding. Mailed annually, the brochure contains valuable information on steps homeowners can take to protect their home from basement flooding.

Last update: 09.08.2016

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