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2018 August News Releases

Statement From Mayor Brian Bowman Regarding Illegal Drugs On Our Streets

August 31, 2018 - Today, Mayor Brian Bowman released the following statement regarding a motion he intends to bring forward at the next EPC meeting on September 12, 2018:

Campaign signage information for the 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election

August 31, 2018 - The 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustees in the City of Winnipeg takes place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Northbound Edmonton Street closed between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue this Friday for Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Night Market

August 30, 2018 - This Friday, August 31 from 9 a.m. until midnight, northbound Edmonton Street will be closed between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue for the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Night Market.

Winnipeg Transit Fall Schedule in effect Sunday, September 2

August 30, 2018 - Beginning Sunday, September 2, Winnipeg Transit’s fall schedule will be in effect.

City releases 2018 second quarter financial update

August 28, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg’s second quarterly financial update will be presented at the meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Finance on September 4, 2018.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents to be safe when using fireworks

August 27, 2018 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents to obtain their fireworks permits in advance of the upcoming September long weekend.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Mayfair Place Fire

August 27, 2018 - At 6:05 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a report of a fire at a seven-story apartment building on Mayfair Place.

Public invited to bring their licensed dogs to two City wading pools as aquatics facilities close for the season

August 24, 2018 - City of Winnipeg outdoor aquatics facilities are beginning to close for the season, but just before they close, the City is inviting the public to bring their licensed dogs for a swim at two wading pools.

Northbound and southbound Memorial Boulevard temporarily closed this Sunday

August 24, 2018 - The public is advised that northbound and southbound Memorial Boulevard from York Avenue to St. Mary Avenue will be temporarily closed this Sunday, August 26 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Convention Parade and Remembrance Ceremony.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Manitoba Avenue Fire

August 22, 2018 - At approximately 2:35 a.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a report of a fire at a residence in the 600 block of Manitoba Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Manitoba Avenue Fire

August 21, 2018 - At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a report of a fire at a residential duplex in the 300 block of Manitoba Avenue.

Northbound Fort Street from St. Mary Avenue to Portage Avenue temporarily closed this weekend

August 17, 2018 - Northbound Fort Street from St. Mary Avenue to Portage Avenue will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. Saturday, August 18 until midnight on Sunday, August 19 for the installation of a tower crane.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Selkirk Avenue Fire

August 15, 2018 - At 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a report of a fire at 702 Selkirk Avenue.

Residents can now enjoy summer fun at the new Valley Gardens Community Centre spray pad

August 14, 2018 - Residents of Winnipeg have a new spot to beat the heat this summer, as the new Valley Gardens Community Centre at 218 Antrim Road spray pad was officially opened.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services hosts Equity and Diversity Camp to encourage newcomer youth to consider a career in firefighting, paramedicine and emergency telecommunications

August 10, 2018 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) training academy welcomed 11 newcomer youth this week as part of their Equity and Diversity Camp.

City of Winnipeg Fall/Winter Leisure Guide now available

August 9, 2018 - The new combined Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Leisure Guide is now available online at winnipeg.ca, at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations. Winnipeg Free Press subscribers will also receive a copy in today's edition of the paper.

City of Winnipeg invites residents to come in and cool off during forecasted high heat

August 7, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg invites residents to come in and cool off in civic facilities during regular operating hours, as high temperatures are forecasted over the next few days.

Mayor and Community Organizations Partner to Address and Reduce Unsafe Panhandling

August 3, 2018 - Today, along with representatives of key community organizations, Mayor Brian Bowman provided an update on efforts to address and reduce the occurrence of unsafe panhandling along with short-term actions and long-term goals. Unsafe Panhandling is defined as panhandling that is occurring along boulevards and amongst traffic.

Salter Street between St. Anthony Avenue and Hartford Avenue temporarily closed for manhole repairs this weekend

August 3, 2018 - Starting Saturday, August 4 at 6 a.m., Salter Street between St. Anthony Avenue and Hartford Avenue will be temporarily closed until 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 5 for manhole repairs.

Goldeyes players visit City of Winnipeg libraries

August 3, 2018 - Players from the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club are teaming up with Winnipeg Public Library to support children’s literacy and the TD Summer Reading Club.

Adjustable bike lane curbs pilot successful; adjustable curbs to be extended along Bannatyne Avenue

August 3, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg ran a nine-month technical trial of adjustable bike lane curbs in summer 2017 on existing bike lanes on Sherbrook Street south of Cumberland Avenue, and on a section of Bannatyne Avenue next to Old Market Square.

Citizens encouraged to get involved on Boards and Commissions

August 2, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg is accepting applications for positions on various Boards and Commissions until October 19, 2018.

Last update: August 31, 2018