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2005 April News Releases


Day of Mourning Ceremony Honours City Workers Killed or Injured on the Job
WINNIPEG - April 28, 2005 - At a solemn Day of Mourning ceremony at City Hall today, Mayor Sam Katz asked all citizens to remember the 44 civic workers who have died since 1978 as a result of work-related causes.

Mayor Katz welcomes Swandel to City Hall
WINNIPEG - April 27, 2005 - Joined by Mayor Katz, councillor elect for St. Norbert Justin Swandel took his oath of office and accepted an appointment to represent the Mayor and city council on the board of the Winnipeg Arts Council (WAC).

Fund to provide unprecedented investment in Winnipeg community facilities
WINNIPEG - April 22, 2005 - Manitoba Premier Gary Doer, Reg Alcock, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board, and City of Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz announced today an agreement on supporting recreation and leisure facilities for the City of Winnipeg.

Strategic infrastructure priorities for Winnipeg realigned
WINNIPEG - April 22, 2005 - Reg Alcock, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board, Manitoba Premier Gary Doer, the Honourable John Godfrey, Minister of State (Infrastructure and Communities), and City of Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz announced today a renewed agreement in principle for Manitoba's strategic infrastructure priorities.

Mayor Katz introduces new community facilities policy
New approach to governance will end the status quo decline of rec centres
WINNIPEG - April 22, 2005 - Committed to taking the first real action to improve community and recreational policies in nearly 30 years, Mayor Sam Katz today announced the first stage in moving forward with the future of community recreation and leisure facilities.

Garbage collection behind in South Winnipeg
WINNIPEG - April 21, 2005 - Garbage collection in the south area of Winnipeg is behind schedule.

Spring cleanup commences
WINNIPEG - April 15, 2005 - The city's annual spring cleanup of streets, walks and boulevards is scheduled to begin Sunday night, April 17.

Results of By-Election
WINNIPEG - April 15, 2005 - As a result of a Councillor vacancy in the St. Norbert Ward of The City of Winnipeg (Riel Community), a By-Election was convened on Thursday, April 14, 2005 to elect a Councillor Representative for the remainder of the 2002 — 2006 term.

Katz welcomes councillor elect to council
WINNIPEG - April 15, 2005 - Mayor Sam Katz welcomed councillor elect Justin Swandel to city council today following his success in the by-election race in St. Norbert which concluded with a vote yesterday.

Community Advance Poll opens
WINNIPEG - April 07, 2005 - Tomorrow, Friday, April 8, 2005, the Community Advance Poll opens for voting in the upcoming By-Election for Councillor in the St. Norbert Ward.

Residents urged to protect their property from rising river levels
WINNIPEG - April 04, 2005 - Residents who live along the river should move or secure any structures or equipment near the water's edge, such as docks, sheds, gazebos, irrigation pumps, and recreational equipment.

Residents can pick up sandbags to protect against overland flooding from snowmelt runoff
WINNIPEG - April 01, 2005 - Residents needing to protect their property against snowmelt runoff can pick up sandbags Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Last update: 29.03.2007

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