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2004 September News Releases

The City of Winnipeg awards businesses that are "pro- access"
WINNIPEG - September 24, 2004 - Councillor Jenny Gerbasi will recognize the recipients of the second Winnipeg Accessibility Award. This annual award highlights businesses, government facilities, organizations and/or design professionals who have created an environment which welcomes the active participation of all citizens.

Mayor: First priority of fire and paramedic staff must be safety of citizens
WINNIPEG - September 23, 2004 - Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz today issued the following statement regarding ongoing allegations arising from within the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service.

Katz responds to Firefighter's Union media comments
WINNIPEG - September 22, 2004 - Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz today issued the following statement regarding statements made by Alex Forrest, President of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg.

Katz welcomes new City Entomologist
WINNIPEG - September 21, 2004 - Winnipeg's Mayor Sam Katz today welcomed new City Entomologist Taz Stuart to City Hall and outlined some ideas to develop a new approach to summer mosquito control that would avoid fogging.

Volunteers take to Assiniboine River as part of nation wide shoreline cleanup effort
WINNIPEG - September 17, 2004 - TD Friends of the Environment Foundation presents the Vancouver Aquarium's Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup as part of the International Coastal Cleanup.

Less red tape — less red ink
WINNIPEG - September 9, 2004 - Committed to changing the way the city does business, Winnipeg's Mayor Sam Katz today announced plans to strike a Red Tape Commission that will pave the way for a reform of city operations and create a smoother, more efficient civic government.

Higgins Avenue partially re-opened to traffic
WINNIPEG - September 9, 2004 - Higgins Avenue between Maple Street and Waterfront Drive will partially re-open to traffic, with one-lane in each direction on the south side of the street, at approximately 7:00 p.m. this evening.

Main Street traffic partially restored
WINNIPEG - September 7, 2004 - With work on the Main Street reconstruction project progressing on schedule, the two centre lanes on the west side of Main, from Alexander Avenue to Bannatyne Avenue, will be opened to southbound traffic beginning Saturday, September 4th.

Elmwood/Kildonan Pool closed for maintenance
WINNIPEG - September 7, 2004 - Elmwood/Kildonan Pool, 909 Concordia Avenue, will be closed for scheduled maintenance from September 5th to October 2nd inclusive.

Mayor Katz set for council return
WINNIPEG - September 3, 2004 - The city council's annual August break ends this week, and Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz is ready to move on some major components of his election platform which was overwhelmingly endorsed by the people of Winnipeg on June 22nd.

Labor Day schedule
WINNIPEG - September 1, 2004 - All civic offices will be closed Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Additional information on city services is provided within this news release.

Last update: 29.03.2007

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