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2008 April News Releases

City announces construction projects for streets, bridges and alleys as part of the $179 million 2008 Capital Program
WINNIPEG - April 29, 2008 - The City of Winnipeg's Public Works Department will undertake an extensive list of construction projects in 2008 as the City continues to address the renewal of its roads, bridges and alleys, while strategically expanding capacity on some of the city's highest priority routes. …

City of Winnipeg Day of Mourning Ceremony
WINNIPEG - April 28, 2008 - With flags at half mast today, the City of Winnipeg commemorated the 58 civic workers who have died of work-related causes since 1978, and those injured in the workplace.

Two City pools re-opened
WINNIPEG - April 25, 2008 - St. James Assiniboia Centennial Multi Use Facility and Pan Am Pool (kiddie pool only) have re-opened after temporary closures.

City Commences 2008 Insect Control Season
WINNIPEG - April 24, 2008 - Today, the City of Winnipeg announced the commencement of its surveillance and larviciding activities for the 2008 nuisance mosquito control season.

Four City pools temporarily closed for water quality maintenance work
WINNIPEG - April 23, 2008 - Four City pools are currently closed for water quality maintenance work and are scheduled to be re-opened on Monday, April 28, 2008.

Phil Sheegl Appointed Director, Planning, Property and Development
WINNIPEG - April 22, 2008 - Chief Administrative Officer Glen Laubenstein today announced the appointment of Phil Sheegl as Director of the City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, effective April 28, 2008.

Statement from Bill Larkin — Director of Public Works, City of Winnipeg
WINNIPEG - April 22, 2008 - At approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, one of our Public Works employees was struck by a motor vehicle while working with our boulevard and street-cleaning operation.

Annual bike auction
WINNIPEG - April 18, 2008 - The City of Winnipeg's License Branch - Bicycle Recovery Section — is holding its annual auction of unclaimed bicycles.…

Three More Municipal Golf Courses set to open
WINNIPEG - April 16, 2008 - Kildonan Park, Crescent Drive and Windsor Park Golf Courses will open on Thursday April 16, 2008.

Harbour View Golf Course set to open
WINNIPEG - April 14, 2008 - Harbour View Golf Course will open on Tuesday April 15, 2008.

North End Centennial Pool closed for water quality maintenance work until Monday, April 14, 2008
WINNIPEG - April 11, 2008 - The City of Winnipeg wishes to advise that the North End Centennial Pool will be closed from Friday, April 11, 2008 until Sunday, April 13, 2008, for water quality maintenance work.

John Blumberg Golf Course Set to Open
WINNIPEG - April 11, 2008 - The City of Winnipeg’s municipal golf courses welcome golfers of all ages and skill levels as they begin their 2008 golf season. John Blumberg Golf will open for the season on Saturday, April 12, 2008.

Rehabilitation of the Fort Garry Twin Bridges begins Sunday, April 13, 2008
WINNIPEG - April 11, 2008 - The City of Winnipeg would like to remind motorists that rehabilitation of the westbound structure of the Fort Garry Twin Bridges will begin on Sunday, April 13, 2008 and will take approximately five months to complete.

City's Annual Spring Cleanup Commences on Sunday night, April 13, 2008
WINNIPEG - April 11, 2008 - The City's annual spring cleanup of streets, walks, back lanes, and boulevards is scheduled to begin Sunday night, April 13, 2008.

Temporary Closures at Pan Am Pool and Eldon Ross Pool
WINNIPEG - April 10, 2008 - The City of Winnipeg wishes to advise of the following temporary pool closures.

Assiniboine River Walk lighting temporarily removed
WINNIPEG - April 3, 2008 - Light standards along the Assiniboine River Walk from the Osborne Bridge to the Main Street Bridge will be removed today in order to prevent potential damage from river ice during the spring breakup.…

Electronic patient care report system launched
WINNIPEG - April 2, 2008 - Leading-edge technology has ushered in a new era in emergency patient care in Winnipeg with the implementation of the Electronic Patient Care Report (EPCR) system by the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.…

Last update: 29.04.2008

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