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2004 July News Releases

City services on August long weekend
WINNIPEG - July 28, 2004 - Civic offices will be closed on Monday, August 2, 2004.

Mayor Sam Katz wants to see Winnipeg open for business
WINNIPEG - July 22, 2004 - Attending the grand opening of Waterite Technologies' new headquarters in Winnipeg, Mayor Sam Katz today confirmed his commitment to making Winnipeg one of the most business-friendly cities in Canada.

Taz Stuart appointed as new entomologist for the City of Winnipeg's Insect Control branch
WINNIPEG - July 20, 2004 - The City of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Taz Stuart as the Entomologist for the Community Services Department's Insect Control Branch. Mr. Stuart's appointment comes after an international recruitment conducted by the City.

Mayor Katz congratulates Reg Alcock on appointment to federal cabinet
WINNIPEG - July 20, 2004 - Mayor Sam Katz today welcomed the appointment of Winnipeg South MP Reg Alcock to the Federal Cabinet as President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board.

Mayor Katz directs fogging program to continue
WINNIPEG - July 19, 2004 - Concerned that any further delays to residential mosquito fogging would create a negative impact on the quality of life of Winnipeg citizens, Mayor Sam Katz today directed the City of Winnipeg's Insect Control Branch to continue its regular residential fogging program.

City's residential fogging program to control nuisance mosquitoes continues
WINNIPEG - July 19, 2004 - Due to the high number of nuisance mosquitoes within the City of Winnipeg and the expectation that these numbers will remain high over the next few weeks, the Insect Control Branch will continue its residential fogging program weather permitting

Logan Avenue reconstruction
WINNIPEG - July 15, 2004 - Beginning Thursday, July 15, Logan Avenue between Arlington Street and Rietta Street (1 block west of Sherbrook) will be closed to eastbound vehicular traffic. On Sunday, July 18, the closure will be extended west to McPhillips.

Mayor Sam Katz Unveils City of Winnipeg's Public Use Facilities Study (PUFS)
WINNIPEG - July 13, 2004 - Mayor Sam Katz delivered on his campaign platform today to work with all city councillors and provide full public access to the much anticipated Public Use Facilities Study (PUFS).

Disinfection unit repaired and back in service at the South End Water Pollution Control Centre
WINNIPEG - July 12, 2004 - On June 28, 2004, a computerized component of the ultraviolet light unit at South End Water Pollution Control Centre malfunctioned, reducing disinfection of treated wastewater to an intermittent basis.

North phase of Main Street reconstruction begins
WINNIPEG - July 9, 2004 - The north phase (William Ave. to Alexander Ave.) of the Main Street Reconstruction Project will begin on Monday, July 12.

Mayor Katz acknowledges Dockman's efforts in crusade against cancer
WINNIPEG - July 9, 2004 - Mayor Sam Katz met Friday morning at City Hall with Johnathan Dockman, a 19-year-old Albertan running across Canada to raise awareness in the fight against cancer, and presented him with a congratulatory letter and gift to acknowledge all of his hard work and achievements.

Seasonal algae growth starting to affect Winnipeg's tap water
WINNIPEG - July 9, 2004 - "As a result of algae growth in Winnipeg's water supply, some residents are noticing an unusual taste and odour in their tap water," says Diane Sacher, Manager of the City's Water Services.

Mayor Katz announces new Director of Policy / Manager of EPC Secretariat
WINNIPEG - July 7, 2004 - Mayor Sam Katz is pleased to announce the appointment of Bryan Gray to the role of Mayor's Manager of the Executive Policy Committee Secretariat.

Mayor Katz to Present Honourary Citizenship to Christopher Keith Irvine (Professional Wrestler Chris Jericho)
WINNIPEG - July 2, 2004 - Mayor Sam Katz will present World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar Chris Jericho (known to his friends as Christopher Keith Irvine) the Honourary Citizenship of the City of Winnipeg.

Last update: 29.03.2007

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