2005 January News Releases
Katz leads sister city delegation to Philippines
January 26, 2005 - Committed to renewing and growing the positive aspects of our sister city partnerships, Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz and Deputy Mayor Mike Pagtakhan will lead a delegation to the City of Manila to promote Winnipeg business, tourism, and education.…
Northbound Osborne street closed between Broadway and York
January 26, 2005 - The two northbound lanes of Osborne Street have been closed to traffic as a result of a water main break.…
City and industry announce further improvements to the City's permit application system
January 26, 2005 - The City of Winnipeg, together with representatives from two major industry associations — the Manitoba Home Builders Association (MHBA) and the Winnipeg Construction Association (WCA) — today announced changes which have been implemented through Phase II of Permits X-Press, a comprehensive building permit system review project aimed at making improvements to the City's permit application process.…
Rapid Transit Task Force announces nine public workshops starting January 24th
January 21, 2005 - The public is invited to attend a citywide public workshop that is convenient to you.
Magnifico: "great input from citizens"
Commission chair asks Winnipeggers to email red tape suggestions by 31st January
'Introductory report' to be submitted to Mayor Katz before Feb. 12th
WINNIPEG - January 21, 2005 - Appearing on radio in his role as Chair of the Mayor's Red Tape Commission this morning, Councillor Franco Magnifico told listeners that the Red Tape Commission is "getting the ideas we need to improve City Hall" — and he asked citizens with red tape stories or suggestions to continue to send in ideas until January 31st, 2005.…
Mayor Katz sees City of Opportunity
State of the City Speech outlines vision, priorities for 2005
January 20, 2005 - Committed to seeing Winnipeg move to a new level, Mayor Sam Katz today outlined during his State of the City speech a vision of a city that can fulfill the promise and recapture the momentum it once enjoyed.
Major snowfall parking ban in place tonight
January 19, 2005 - To aid snow-clearing efforts on major routes throughout the city, the Major Snowfall Parking Ban will be in effect at midnight tonight.
Mayor's EPC recommends Plan Winnipeg amendment
Second reading set for January Council meeting
January 19, 2005 - Committed to ensuring a choice of housing options for the city's growing population, Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz and the members of Executive Policy Committee (EPC) voted today to recommend to council an amendment to Plan Winnipeg that would see the development of Waverley West take another step forward.
Winnipeg Golf Services invites you to get your swing ready for spring
January 18, 2005 - The City of Winnipeg's professional golf staff is once again offering winter golf lessons. Sessions begin on January 31, 2005 and run through to the end of March at Harbour View Golf Course and Recreation Complex, Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, and Norwood Community Centre.…
Rapid Transit Task Force announces 10 public workshops
January 12, 2005 - In order to obtain public input regarding the challenges and benefits of our existing transit system and the issues that need to be addressed with regard to any future Rapid Transit System, the Rapid Transit Task Force is pleased to announce the dates of 10 public workshops to be held across the City of Winnipeg.…
Joint Employment Partnership announced
January 11, 2005 - Committed to seeing the City make every effort to strengthen partnerships with the Aboriginal community, Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz announced today an Aboriginal Employment partnership agreement with the Manitoba Metis Federation and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs.
Last night for Residential Overnight Parking Ban
January 07, 2005 - Tonight will be the last night for the Residential Overnight Parking Ban as plowing crews are nearing completion of snow clearing operations on residential streets.…
Recycling and Garbage Collection may be delayed due to heavy snowfall
January 04, 2005 - Today is Day 3 on the garbage and recycling collection calendar.
Major Snowfall Parking Ban lifted
January 03, 2005 - The Major Snowfall Parking Ban has been lifted effective 06:01 a.m. this morning. The ban, implemented on midnight January 1, had prohibited parking on all Snow Routes between midnight and 06:00 a.m.…