Site Accessibility Information Access Key 1 to Skip to Top Navigation Access Key 2 to Skip to the Three One One link Access Key 3 to Skip to City of Winnipeg Main Menu Access Key 4 to Skip to Left Navigation Menu Access Key 5 to Skip to Content area Access Key 6 to Skip to Right Sidebar content area Access Key 7 to Skip to Footer Links
City of Winnipeg
|  Link to the City of Winnipeg French websiteFrançais  |
COVID-19: City of Winnipeg response and latest updates on City facilities and services COVID-19 : Mesures prises par la Ville de Winnipeg et dernières nouvelles sur les installations et services municipaux
EmergWeb
Media Releases

2019 April News Releases

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Battery Street Fires

April 30, 2019 - Between 2:03 and 2:28 a.m. on April 30, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to four separate fires in the area around Battery Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Water Rescue

April 29, 2019 - At 6:32 a.m. on April 29, 2019, WFPS crews responded to a report of an individual being swept away in the Red River.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Wordsworth Way Fire

April 28, 2019 - At 10:05 p.m. on April 27, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a single family bungalow in the 0-100 block of Wordsworth Way.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Boyd Avenue Fire

April 27, 2019 - At 4:01 a.m. on April 27, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a vacant two-storey house in the 300 block of Boyd Avenue.

Insect Control Update #1

April 26, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg has started this year's insect control season using an aggressive, environmentally friendly mosquito larviciding program.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Ste. Therese Avenue Fire

April 26, 2019 - At 9:08 a.m. on April 26, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire at a high school in the 800 block of Ste. Therese Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: St. Mary's Road Fire

April 25, 2019 - At 12:14 p.m. on April 25, 2019, an off-duty firefighter reported smoke coming from a condominium complex in the 1900 block of St. Mary's Road.

City's elected officials and employees to observe 2019 National Day of Mourning

April 25, 2019 - City of Winnipeg elected officials and employees will join thousands of other Canadians in observing Canada’s National Day of Mourning which is held each year on April 28.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Chesterfield Avenue Fire

April 25, 2019 - At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a small fire in a townhome suite in the 0 to 100 block of Chesterfield Avenue.

City of Winnipeg's annual bicycle auction to be held April 27 and 28

April 23, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg’s annual unclaimed bicycle auction will be held this weekend at Terry Sawchuk Arena (901 Kimberly Ave.).

Renewal project completed at Victoria Jason Park in Transcona

April 23, 2019 - Today, the Mayor and area Councillor announced the City of Winnipeg has completed a major renewal of the skate park at Victoria Jason Park, located at 255 Redonda St.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Horace Street Fire

April 22, 2019 - At 11:23 a.m. on April 22, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a monitored fire alarm notification and 911 call reporting a fire in a two storey, single-family home in the 100 block of Horace Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Stella Avenue Fire

April 22, 2019 - At 2:47 a.m. on April 22, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant one and a half storey house in the 700 block of Stella Avenue.

Living Prairie Museum helps launch new pollinator conservation website this Earth Day

April 22, 2019 - The Living Prairie Museum, in partnership with Bee Better Manitoba, launched a new website this Earth Day to help conserve bees and other pollinators.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Ronald Street Incident

April 21, 2019 - At 4:55 p.m. on April 21, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to an emergency involving three individuals at a swimming pool in an apartment complex in the 200 block of Ronald Street.

Arlington Bridge temporarily closed between Dufferin Avenue and Logan Avenue for repairs to bridge deck

April 21, 2019 - The Arlington Bridge between Dufferin Avenue and Logan Avenue is temporarily closed for bridge deck repairs.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: College Avenue Fire

April 21, 2019 - At 7:36 p.m. on April 20, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a two storey, single-family home in the 800 block of College Avenue.

Temporary lane closures and traffic restrictions on Graham Avenue and Vaughan Street

April 17, 2019 - Starting Thursday, April 18 at 6 a.m. until Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m., the following lane closures and traffic restrictions will be in place for Bell MTS manhole repairs.

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party street closures & transit reroutes - Round 1, Game 5

April 17, 2019 - To accommodate the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party, along with associated set-up and take-down, the following streets will be closed from 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 18 until 6:30 a.m. on Friday, April 19.

Public invited to information session for the Bill and Helen Norrie Library

April 17, 2019 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend a public information session regarding the Bill and Helen Norrie Library.

City-wide spring cleanup begins Monday evening

April 17, 2019 - On Monday, April 22, at 10 p.m., crews will begin the annual city-wide spring cleanup. The entire street network, including back lanes, will be swept over the next five to six weeks.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Alexander Avenue Fire

April 17, 2019 - At 11:39 p.m. on April 16, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a two storey, single-family home in the 1300 block of Alexander Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Alverstone Street Fire

April 16, 2019 - At 4:07 p.m. on April 16, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in two and a half storey, single-family home in the 800 block of Alverstone Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Day Street Fire

April 16, 2019 - At 2:16 p.m. on April 16, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in an industrial building in the 2500 block of Day Street.

City of Winnipeg golf courses tee up for the season

April 16, 2019 - City of Winnipeg golf courses are set to open for the 2019 season.

City of Winnipeg recognizes 911 call takers and dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 15, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is celebrating the important work of our Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) 911 call takers and dispatchers for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 14-20, 2019.

Public invited to provide input on their experiences with traffic in the Lord Roberts neighbourhood

April 15, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is inviting members of the public to provide input on their experiences with traffic in the Lord Roberts neighbourhood.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Redwood Avenue Fire

April 14, 2019 - At 5:30 p.m. on April 14, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant one and a half storey house in the 400 block of Redwood Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: St. Claire Boulevard Fire

April 14, 2019 - At 7:38 a.m. on April 14, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a vehicle fire which was threatening a single-family bungalow in the 100 block of St. Claire Boulevard.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Redwood Avenue Fire

April 13, 2019 - At 4:23 p.m. on April 13, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant one and a half storey house in the 400 block of Redwood Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Furby Street Fire

April 13, 2019 - At 4:00 a.m. on April 13, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a three-storey, single-family home in the 400 block of Furby Street.

UPDATED: Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party transit reroutes – Round 1, game 2

April 11, 2019 - To accommodate the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party, along with associated set-up and take-down, Winnipeg Transit buses will be rerouted off of Graham Avenue from Carlton Street to Garry Street beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 12 until 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13.

Northbound and southbound Ravenhurst Street from Pandora Avenue E. to Dugald Road to be closed starting Monday until the end of July for water and sewer work

April 11, 2019 - Northbound and southbound Ravenhurst Street from Pandora Avenue E. to Dugald Road will be closed starting Monday, April 15 until Friday, July 26 for water and sewer work.

Closure: Southbound Empress Street over Portage Avenue between Westway and St. John Ambulance Way

April 10, 2019 - Starting today at 6 p.m., southbound Empress Street over Portage Avenue between Westway and St. John Ambulance Way (Empress Overpass) will be closed to vehicular traffic due to an unanticipated increase in the scope of work required to reconstruct and rehabilitate the roadway and overpass.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Dovercourt Drive Fire

April 10, 2019 - At 1:50 a.m. on April 10, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a 911 call reporting the smell of smoke and fire alarm activation in a townhome condominium complex in the 700 block of Dovercourt Drive.

City of Winnipeg: Flood Bulletin #2

April 9, 2019 - Due to favourable weather conditions and the anticipated use of the floodway, the City of Winnipeg has revised its flood planning level and is reducing the number of properties that may require a dike to protect from river flooding.

Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party street closures & transit reroutes - Round 1, games 1 & 2

April 9, 2019 - To accommodate the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party, along with associated set-up and take-down, the following streets will be closed from 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10 until 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, and again from 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 12 until 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Boyd Avenue Fire

April 9, 2019 - At 6:53 a.m. on April 9, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a single family bungalow in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: De La Morenie Street Fire

April 9, 2019 - At 2:50 a.m. on April 9, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey, multi-family home in the 400 block of De La Morenie Street.

Application Period For Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Now Open

April 9, 2019 - The application period for the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council is now open and youth between the ages of 15 and 21 are encouraged to apply, Mayor Brian Bowman announced today.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: College Avenue Fire

April 7, 2019 - At 6:00 p.m. on April 7, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant two-storey home in the 500 block of College Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Toronto Street Fire

April 6, 2019 - At 10:30 a.m. on April 6, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a single family bungalow in the 600 block of Toronto Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Elgin Avenue Fire

April 6, 2019 - At 12:04 a.m. on April 6, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant two-storey home in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue.

City of Winnipeg remains committed to contract settlement with ATU Local 1505

April 5, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg has learned that employees represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1505 have voted to reject the City's contract offer.

Transit Spring Schedule in effect Sunday, April 7

April 5, 2019 - On Sunday, April 7, 2019, Winnipeg Transit's Spring Schedule will be in effect.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Johnson Avenue West Fire

April 4, 2019 - At 7:10 p.m. on April 4, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a three-storey apartment complex in the 300 block of Johnson Avenue West.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Selkirk Avenue Fire

April 3, 2019 - At 5:42 p.m. on April 3, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant mixed use, commercial and residential building in the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: William Avenue Fire

April 3, 2019 - At 3:14 a.m. on April 3, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant three-storey walk-up apartment building in the 400 block of William Avenue. Once on scene, crews launched a defensive attack but later, once conditions improved, moved to an interior offensive attack.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: Union Avenue West Fire

April 1, 2019 - At 4:26 a.m. on April 1, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a fire in a vacant single-storey bungalow in the 200 block of Union Avenue West.

Last update: April 30, 2019