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2019 November News Releases

Winnipeg Transit presents the Santa Bus

November 29, 2019 - The Santa Bus is driving holiday spirit starting Sunday, December 1 until Tuesday, December 24.

City launches new online resource for snow clearing operations ahead of Annual Snow Route Parking Ban

November 29, 2019 - Accessing information on snow clearing and ice control just got easier for Winnipeggers.

Winter 2020 Leisure Guide Skating and Swimming brochures now available online

November 28, 2019 - The Winter 2020 Leisure Guide Skating and Swimming brochures are now available exclusively online at winnipeg.ca.

City releases 2019 Financial Status Report and Forecast to October 31, 2019

November 28, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg’s most recent financial status report and forecast is projecting a deficit in the tax-supported operating budget (General Revenue Fund) of $9.2 million, as at October 31, 2019.

City releases Infrastructure Plan outlining 10-year capital investment priorities

November 27, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg released its Infrastructure Plan today, presenting a 10-year outlook of the City’s capital priorities in support of the development of a multi-year capital budget.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Grey Cup Championship Recognized with Honourary Street Renaming

November 26, 2019 - Today, Mayor Bowman announced the honourary renaming of Chancellor Matheson Road between University Crescent and Pembina Highway as "Grey Cup Champions Way" in recognition of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Grey Cup victory over the weekend.

Road closures in place for the Grey Cup champions Winnipeg Blue Bombers' victory parade

November 26, 2019 - Portions of Winnipeg's Downtown street network will be temporarily closed today for the Grey Cup champions Winnipeg Blue Bombers' victory parade.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to a house fire on McMeans Ave E

November 24, 2019 - At 1:43 p.m. on November 24, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a multi-family, side-by-side home in the 800 block of McMeans Avenue East.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Loudoun Road

November 24, 2019 - At 11:01 p.m. on November 23, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire in a barn on Loudoun Road.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fires on Dewdney Avenue and Gendreau Avenue

November 23, 2019 - At 1:33 a.m. on November 23, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire in a side-by-side home in the 0-100 block of Dewdney Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Southwalk Bay

November 22, 2019 - At 5:03 a.m. on November 22, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of fire in a one-storey home on Southwalk Bay.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Worthington Avenue

November 20, 2019 - At 4:11 p.m. on November 20, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to a monitored alarm in an apartment building in the 100 block of Worthington Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fires on Austin Street North and Pembina Highway

November 16, 2019 - At 2:02 a.m. on November 17, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire in a two and a half storey multi-family house in the 200 block of Austin Street North.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Cambridge Street

November 16, 2019 - At 11:27 a.m. on November 16, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire in a garage attached to a two and a half storey home in the 400 block of Cambridge Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Corydon Avenue

November 15, 2019 - At 6:46 p.m. on November 15, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire in a two-storey multi-family complex in the 800 block of Corydon Avenue.

Road closures in place for the Santa Claus Parade this Saturday

November 15, 2019 - This Saturday, November 16, 2019, starting at 2:30 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m., numerous road closures will be in place in the downtown to accommodate the Santa Claus Parade.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to a garage fire on Inglis Street

November 12, 2019 - At 6:48 p.m. on November 12, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire in a detached garage in the 0-100 block of Inglis Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Burrows Avenue

November 11, 2019 - At 8:11 p.m. on November 11, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of fire in two-storey townhouse complex in the 1700 block of Burrows Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on St. Anne's Road

November 9, 2019 - At 10:18 a.m. on November 9, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of fire in a large garage in the 400 block of St. Anne's Road.

Update: Westbound Broadway closed from Osborne Street to Colony Street this weekend

November 8, 2019 - Broadway will be completely closed in the westbound direction of travel starting at 5 a.m. Saturday, November 9 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, November 10 for the assembly of a tower crane. One eastbound lane will remain open.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to two morning fires

November 8, 2019 - At 6:50 a.m. on November 8, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of an industrial fire in a tire recycling plant in the 1400 block of Dublin Avenue.

Have your say on Winnipeg’s street lights

November 7, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is asking Winnipeggers to provide feedback on our city’s street lighting system.

Broadway closed from Osborne Street North to Colony Street this weekend

November 7, 2019 - Broadway will be completely closed in both the eastbound and westbound directions of travel from Osborne Street North to Colony Street starting at 5 a.m. Saturday, November 9 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, November 10 for the erection of a tower crane.

Winnipeg partners with Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

November 7, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg will be using a unique initiative to access the academic acumen and research capacity of Harvard University to help identify ways to reduce certain service demands on the Winnipeg Police Service, Mayor Brian Bowman announced today.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to barn fire on St. Mary’s Road

November 6, 2019 - At 4:06 p.m. on November 6, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of fire in a small barn-style shed located in the 3300 block of St. Mary’s Road.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Hendon Avenue

November 6, 2019 - At 9:45 a.m. on November 6, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to an automatic alarm at an eight-storey apartment tower in the 100 block of Hendon Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Sherburn Street

November 6, 2019 - At 9:17 p.m. on November 5, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a single-family bungalow in the 800 block of Sherburn Street.

First responders urge caution due to thin ice conditions on waterways

November 5, 2019 - With temperatures dropping, residents are advised that thin ice conditions are present on Winnipeg waterways, including drainage ditches, culverts, streams, creeks, retention ponds, and rivers.

Fiscal restraint continues to be a top priority for Executive Policy Committee

November 5, 2019 - Today, Mayor Brian Bowman announced continuity for the existing Executive Policy Committee (EPC) membership, as fiscal restraint continues to be a top priority.

Proposed changes to Winnipeg Police Pension Plan to save taxpayers millions annually

November 5, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is proposing amendments to the bylaw governing the Winnipeg Police Pension Plan for Council’s consideration which could save the City and taxpayers approximately $12 million annually.

Transit free for veterans, current serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and a companion on Remembrance Day

November 4, 2019 - To honour the men and women who have sacrificed for our country, the City of Winnipeg will be offering free transit service on November 11 to armed forces veterans, current serving personnel, including cadets and reservists, and one companion.

City releases Financial Status Report and Forecast to September 30, 2019

November 4, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg’s third quarter financial status report and forecast is projecting a deficit in the tax-supported operating budget (General Revenue Fund) of $9.4 million, as at September 30, 2019.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Maryland Street

November 4, 2019 - At 4:55 a.m. on November 4, 2019, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service received a report of a fire in vacant two-storey home in the 300 block of Maryland Street

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fires on Langside Street, Ashern Road and William Newton Avenue

November 3, 2019 - At 8:03 a.m. on November 3, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) received a report of a fire in 2.5-storey, single-family home in the 400 block of Langside Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to barn fire on Cadboro Road

November 2, 2019 - At 1:59 a.m. on November 2, 2019, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) received a report of a barn on fire in a field near Bison Drive and Cadboro Road.

Curbside yard waste collection season ending

November 1, 2019 - Curbside yard waste collection for 2019 is coming to an end.

Roadworks on Fermor Avenue concluding

November 1, 2019 - Today, Mayor Brian Bowman joined Councillor Matt Allard, Chairperson of the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works, and Councillor Brian Mayes, St. Vital, to announce the conclusion of roadwork on Fermor Avenue, from St. Anne’s Road to Archibald Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents to stay safe from carbon monoxide

November 1, 2019 - As colder weather approaches, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) reminds residents to protect themselves from the dangers of carbon monoxide.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to five structure fires

November 1, 2019 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to five structure fires last night.

Last update: November 29, 2019