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2008 August News Releases

Westbound span of Fort Garry twin bridges rehabilitation project completed
WINNIPEG - August 29, 2008 - The public is advised that the rehabilitation of the westbound span of the Fort Garry Twin Bridges over the Red River on Bishop Grandin Boulevard has been completed as scheduled..

City of Winnipeg September Long Weekend operating hours
WINNIPEG - August 29, 2008 - All civic offices are closed Monday, September 1, 2008.

Winnipeg Transit fall service
WINNIPEG - August 29, 2008 - Beginning Sunday, August 31, 2008, the following transit routes will be operating on a fall schedule …

Zoo's Reindeer Herd Begins Migration
WINNIPEG - August 28, 2008 - The diminishing hours of daylight at this time of year has just triggered an ancient instinct of migration in the Assiniboine Park Zoo's herd of 18 Reindeer.

Bruce McManus Selected as Winnipeg Public Library Writer-In-Residence
WINNIPEG - August 28, 2008 - Bruce McManus, an experienced writer whose work includes poetry, short fiction and scripts for radio and film, has been selected as Winnipeg Public Library's Writer-in-Residence for 2008-2009…

Elm Bark Beetle Control Program
WINNIPEG - August 28, 2008 - During the next six weeks, beginning September 2, 2008, crews will treat boulevard American elm trees on private and public property along the riverbank of the Red River in specific areas. Spraying of trees will occur between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, weather permitting…

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex Closure
WINNIPEG - August 26, 2008 - The Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex will be closed for work related to the renovation of the Complex, from Monday, September 1, 2008 to Friday, September 5, 2008…

City reaction to ATU members ratifying contract
WINNIPEG - August 20, 2008 - Today, members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), Local 1505, representing Winnipeg Transit Drivers and Maintenance Workers, have voted to ratify the most recent tentative agreement between the City of Winnipeg and the ATU's negotiating committee. With the approval of this agreement, all Transit services will continue on their normal schedules tomorrow…

City Wading Pools to Remain Open
WINNIPEG - August 19, 2008 - The majority of the City of Winnipeg's community wading pools will remain open until the end of August, as long as the weather lasts…

An important message for Winnipeg Transit Customers
WINNIPEG - August 18, 2008 - On August 6, 2008, a special meeting of Winnipeg City Council ratified a settlement with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1505. This coming Wednesday, August 20, 2008, ATU members will be voting on this settlement…

Spirit of the Prairie Celebration
WINNIPEG - August 15, 2008 - On Sunday, September 7, 2008 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. join us in honouring the beauty of the tall grass prairie, its cultures and all its gifts during Living Prairie Museum's 15th Annual Spirit of the Prairie Celebration…

Windsor Park Outdoor Pool Temporarily Closed For Electrical Maintenance
WINNIPEG - August 11, 2008 - The City of Winnipeg wishes to advise patrons that Windsor Park Outdoor Pool, located at 333 Spears Road, is temporarily closed for electrical maintenance. The repairs are anticipated to take several days…

Last update: 10.08.2015

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