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2006 September News Releases

New Red River Community Centre a reality
WINNIPEG - September 30, 2006 - Today, His Worship Mayor Sam Katz, together with the Honourable David Chomiak, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan-St. Paul, and Mr. Scott Brooks, Chairman of the Red River Community Centre Building officially opened the New Red River Community Centre.

Government partnership opens Winnipeg underpass
WINNIPEG - September 22, 2006 - Today officials officially opened the Kenaston Boulevard underpass in Winnipeg. The cost of the construction, estimated at $48.1 million, will be shared by the Government of Canada and the Province of Manitoba, each contributing $13 million, and the remainder will be provided by the city of Winnipeg.

Notice regarding re-routing of northbound traffic on Kenaston Boulevard Friday, September 22, 2006 at 7 am
WINNIPEG - September 21, 2006 - Motorists are advised that northbound traffic on Kenaston Boulevard, between Sterling Lyon Parkway and Taylor Avenue will be re-routed to the newly completed northbound lanes on Friday, September 22, 2006 at 7 AM.

Notice regarding re-routing of traffic at Taylor-Kenaston intersection Friday, September 15, 2006 at 7:00 a.m.
WINNIPEG - September 14, 2006 - Starting Friday, September 15, 2006 at 7:00 a.m., Taylor Avenue will be closed at the Kenaston intersection to both eastbound and westbound traffic to accommodate road work until Sunday, September 17, 2006.

Arctic Fox pups at the Zoo
WINNIPEG - September 14, 2006 - With the assistance of the Manitoba Wildlife and Ecosystem Protection Branch, and the Manitoba Trappers Association, six young Arctic Fox were trapped near Churchill and shipped to Winnipeg in the autumn of 2003. This summer, four young pups emerged above ground to join the adults. Currently in their tan summer coat, they will begin molting into their all-white coat in October.

Redwood Bridge opening - Routes 20 and 41 resume regular Transit service
WINNIPEG - September 12, 2006 - The Redwood Bridge will be opening to traffic at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13th, 2006 following an official ribbon cutting ceremony.

Winnipeg firefighter among finalists for prestigious award
WINNIPEG - September 12, 2006 - Shane Ferguson, a member of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS), has been selected as one of seven finalists by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) for its Fire Service Award for Excellence. Ferguson is being recognized for his work in creating Staying Alive: a comprehensive fire safety program for children. The final award winner will be announced on Thursday evening, September 14, 2006. For more information on Staying Alive or to request a free copy of the game visit or email

Community Development Day activities help improve the environment
WINNIPEG - September 12, 2006 - Today, The City of Winnipeg's Public Works Department Naturalist Services Branch and 17 Wing of the Canadian Forces participated in a Community Development Day. Activities aimed at helping to improve the environment took place from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Assiniboine Forest and Summit Road Landfill.

Living Prairie Museum Spirit of the Prairie celebration
WINNIPEG - September 08, 2006 - Come and celebrate the Spirit of the Prairie in a fun-filled day of activities at the Living Prairie Museum! Admission is free, and everyone is invited to attend.

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