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2018 October News Releases

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Regent Avenue and Lagimodiere Boulevard Motor Vehicle Collision

October 30, 2018 - At 3:53 p.m. on October 30, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic (WFPS) crews responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a WFPS ambulance at the intersection of Regent Avenue and Lagimodiere Boulevard.

Halloween safety tips from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service

October 30, 2018 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding trick-or-treaters of all ages to follow some important safety tips to make sure Halloween 2018 is safe and enjoyable.

Millennium Library hosts BookFest: A local event to connect readers with publishers and authors

October 30, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg’s Millennium Library (251 Donald St.) is hosting BookFest on Friday, November 2, on the second floor from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: McGillivray Boulevard Fire

October 30, 2018 - At approximately 12:25 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in the 2400-block of McGillivray Boulevard.

Street closures for WE Day

October 29, 2018 - The following temporary street closures will be in place on Tuesday, October 30 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for WE Day:

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Prince Edward Street Fire

October 26, 2018 - At 2:16 a.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of fire in a two-storey home in the 0-100 block of Prince Edward Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Gunn Road Fire

October 23, 2018 - At approximately 10:05 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services (WFPS) crews responded to a fire at a commercial business in the area of Saunders Street and Gunn Road in the R.M. of Springfield involving asphalt tanks.

REMINDER: Tomorrow is Election Day

October 23, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg is reminding citizens that tomorrow is Election Day for the 2018 Municipal and School Boards Election.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Kirlystone Way

October 23, 2018 - At 5:47 a.m. this morning Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of fire in a two-storey home in the 0-100 block of Kirlystone Way.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update 2: Gunn Road Fire

October 22, 2018 - At approximately 10:05 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services crews responded to a fire at a commercial business in the area of Saunders Street and Gunn Road in the R.M. of Springfield involving asphalt tanks.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Gunn Road Fire

October 22, 2018 - At approximately 10:05 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018, WFPS crews responded to a fire at a commercial business in the area of Saunders Street and Gunn Road in the R.M. of Springfield involving asphalt tanks.

City services during a Canada Post work stoppage

October 22, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg would like to advise residents and businesses of changes to City services during a Canada Post work stoppage.

City of Winnipeg hosts Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak Celebration

October 19, 2018 - Today, Indigenous youth will be honoured and recognized at the Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak Celebration.

Small section of Westview Park closed for maintenance

October 19, 2018 - A small section of Westview Park will be closed for landfill cap repair starting the week of October 22, 2018.

City of Winnipeg sees record-setting advance voter turnout for 2018 Municipal and School Boards Election

October 19, 2018 - Electors in the City of Winnipeg have turned out in record numbers to take advantage of advance voting opportunities across the city.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update

October 19, 2018 - At 9:49 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic (WFPS) crews responded to reports of smoke in a restaurant in the 400-block of Academy Rd.

Temporary closure of Regent Avenue West between Peguis Street and Starlight Drive this Weekend

October 18, 2018 - The eastbound and westbound directions of travel on Regent Avenue West between Peguis Street and Starlight Drive will be temporarily closed from 6 p.m. on Friday, October 19 until 11 p.m., Sunday, October 21 for rail crossing repairs.

Advance Voting Location Change

October 16, 2018 - The Advance Voting poll scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Indian & Métis Friendship Centre of Winnipeg (45 Robinson Street), has been changed to the Turtle Island Community Centre (510 King Street).

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: McLaughlin Avenue Fire

October 16, 2018 - At 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of fire in a one and half-storey home in the 100 block of McLaughlin Avenue.

Final week of advance voting for 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election

October 15, 2018 - Eligible voters are being reminded that this is the last week to cast their ballot in advance of Election Day for the 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Plessis Rd. & Dawson Rd. South - Motor Vehicle Collision

October 12, 2018 - At 1:57 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a single vehicle rollover near the intersection of Plessis Road and Dawson Road South.

Westbound and eastbound Roblin Boulevard closed this Sunday for Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Half Marathon

October 12, 2018 - This Sunday, October 14 from 5:30 a.m. until noon, westbound and eastbound Roblin Boulevard will be temporarily closed, from Shaftsbury Boulevard to Chalfont Road, for the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Half Marathon.

Westbound and eastbound Jubilee Avenue from Osborne Street to Nassau Street closed this weekend

October 12, 2018 - Starting this Saturday, October 13 at 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, westbound and eastbound Jubilee Avenue will be temporarily closed, from Osborne Street to Nassau Street South, for paving of the roadway.

Upcoming temporary closure of Princess Street between James Avenue and William Avenue

October 12, 2018 - Princess Street from James Avenue to William Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 14 until 3 a.m. on Monday, October 15 for film production.

Changes to City Council Ward Boundaries effective for 2018 Municipal and School Boards Election

October 12, 2018 - Changes to the 15 City of Winnipeg Council wards took effect on September 17, 2018 and are applicable for the 2018 Municipal and School Boards Election.

Bonivital Pool shallow pool reopens following temporary closure for water testing

October 11, 2018 - The shallow pool at Bonivital Pool, located at 1215 Archibald St., has reopened after water tests deemed it safe to do so.

Temporary closure of Arlington Bridge between Dufferin Avenue and Logan Avenue this weekend

October 11, 2018 - The northbound and southbound directions of travel on the Arlington Bridge between Dufferin Avenue and Logan Avenue will be temporarily closed from 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 13 until 6 a.m., on Monday, October 15 for required bridge maintenance.

International Day of the Girl: Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and Government of Manitoba partner to teach young girls about career opportunities in emergency services

October 11, 2018 - In honour of the International Day of the Girl being recognized today, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) partnered with the Government of Manitoba's Status of Women Secretariat to host groups of Winnipeg girls at four WFPS locations.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Atlantic Ave. Fire

October 11, 2018 - At 6:56 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a report of a fire at a three-storey apartment building in the 200 block of Atlantic Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Good Street Fire

October 10, 2018 - At 8:52 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a report of a fire at a two-storey hotel in the 600-block of Main Street.

Bonivital Pool shallow pool temporarily closed for water testing

October 9, 2018 - The public is advised that the shallow pool at Bonivital Pool, located at 1215 Archibald Street, is closed until further notice as per Manitoba Health Regulations for pool foulings.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service hosts Fire Prevention Week, October 7 to 13

October 9, 2018 - Fire Prevention Week 2018 is being held across Canada from October 7 to 13.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service update: Good Street Fire & Paramount Road Fire Update

October 9, 2018 - At 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in the 200 block of Good Street.

More than Books: Public Invited to book launch on history of Winnipeg Public Library

October 5, 2018 - Members of the public are invited to attend a book launch for More Than Books: The History of the Winnipeg Public Library.

Temporary closure of Louise Bridge between Higgins Avenue and Nairn Avenue this Saturday

October 5, 2018 - The northbound and southbound directions of travel on the Louise Bridge between Higgins Avenue and Nairn Avenue will be temporarily closed from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m., this Saturday, October 6 for regular bridge inspection and maintenance.

Pan Am Pool to partially reopen on October 5, 2018

October 3, 2018 - Certain sections of the Pan Am Pool will safely reopen to the public beginning Friday, October 5, 2018 while the facility's capital construction project continues.

Public Works to conduct controlled burns in natural areas

October 1, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg Public Works Department, with assistance from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, will be conducting controlled burns in various natural areas between October 2 and November 15, weather conditions permitting.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Bertrand Street and Aikins Street Fires

October 1, 2018 - At 6:22 p.m. on Sunday, September 30, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a house fire in the 200 block of Bertrand Street. Once on scene, crews worked to extinguish fire in a two-storey wood-framed home. The fire was declared under control at 7:04 p.m.

Advance voting for 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election begins today

October 1, 2018 - Advance voting for the 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election officially begins today.

Last update: October 31, 2018