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2020 January News Releases

On-ramp from eastbound Concordia Avenue to southbound Lagimodiere Boulevard to be temporarily closed

January 31, 2020 - The on-ramp from eastbound Concordia Avenue to southbound Lagimodiere Boulevard will be closed to traffic starting Sunday, February 2 at 9 a.m. until noon for Manitoba Hydro work.

Winnipeggers urged to ensure they are on the Voters List

January 28, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is encouraging residents to add, update or confirm their personal information on the Voters List in advance of the upcoming 2020 School Trustee By-Election for Winnipeg School Division Wards 3 and 4.

Take Your Child to the Library Day is February 1

January 27, 2020 - On Saturday, February 1, all Winnipeg Public Library branches will be celebrating the fifth annual Take Your Child to the Library Day with family fun activities, including craft and story stations, special performances and concerts, and scavenger hunts.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to apartment fire on Chesterfield Avenue

January 25, 2020 - At 9:51 p.m. on January 24, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to an automatic alarm at a 14-storey high-rise in the first block of Chesterfield Avenue.

Residential Parking Ban lifted

January 24, 2020 - The Residential Parking Ban has been lifted; the City of Winnipeg thanks all Winnipeggers for their patience and cooperation.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Bowman Avenue

January 21, 2020 - At 4:41 p.m. on January 21, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a house fire in a one-and-a-half storey, single-family home in the 500 block of Bowman Avenue.

Residential Parking Ban in effect starting Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.

January 20, 2020 - Plowing of residential streets will begin Tuesday evening to improve the overall condition of residential streets.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to three overnight fires

January 20, 2020 - At 2:01 a.m. on January 20, 2020, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a one-storey home in the 100 block of Rupertsland Boulevard.

Extended Snow Route Parking Ban lifted

January 20, 2020 - The Extended Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect at 12 a.m., on Sunday, January 19, has now been lifted.

Extended Snow Route Parking Ban in effect starting tonight at midnight

January 18, 2020 - In response to recent accumulations of snow, a plowing operation will begin tonight at midnight on main routes, bus routes, and collector streets to improve roadway conditions. To facilitate snow clearing, an Extended Snow Route Parking Ban will be in effect starting tonight at midnight.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to garage fire on Hatcher Road

January 17, 2020 - At 4:30 a.m., the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a detached garage in the first block of Hatcher Road.

Crews prepared to deal with forecasted snowfall

January 17, 2020 - City crews are ready-to-serve and prepared to deal with the forecasted snow.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to garage fire on Weatherdon Avenue

January 16, 2020 - At 8:12 p.m., the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a detached garage in the 1000 block of Weatherdon Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on McDermot Avenue

January 15, 2020 - At 7:25 p.m. on January 15, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a two-and-a-half storey multi-family home in the 500 block of McDermot Avenue. Upon arrival on scene, crews encountered smoke coming from the structure and launched an offensive attack.

Westbound St. Mary Avenue between Osborne Street North and Colony Street to be temporarily closed

January 15, 2020 - Westbound St. Mary Avenue will be closed between Osborne Street North and Colony Street starting at 6 p.m. tomorrow, January 16, until 11 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, in order to dismantle a tower crane.

Stay Safe during extreme weather

January 15, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg reminds residents to take necessary precautions during periods of extremely cold temperatures.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Alfred Avenue

January 15, 2020 - At 2:31 a.m. on January 15, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a vacant, single-storey duplex in the 600 block of Alfred Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Roseberry Street

January 13, 2020 - At 8:12 p.m. on January 13, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a vacant, one-and-a-half storey home under renovations in the 100 block of Roseberry Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Dubois Place

January 11, 2020 - At 12:58 p.m., the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a single family home in the 0-100 block of Dubois Place.

Extended Snow Route Parking Ban lifted

January 11, 2020 - The Extended Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect at 12 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2020 has now been lifted.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to garage fire on Furby Street

January 10, 2020 - At 4:09 p.m., the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a detached garage in the 600 block of Furby Street.

Southbound Princess Street completely closed between Pacific Avenue and Ross Avenue

January 10, 2020 - Southbound Princess Street between Pacific Avenue and Ross Avenue is closed until further notice due to the unsafe condition of an area building.

Stay Safe during extreme weather

January 10, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg reminds residents to take necessary precautions during periods of extremely cold temperatures.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Maryland Street

January 9, 2020 - At 5:25 p.m., on Thursday, January 9, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a single-family home in the 300 block of Maryland Street.

Extended Snow Route Parking Ban in effect starting tonight at midnight

January 9, 2020 - In response to recent accumulations of snow, a major snow clearing operation will begin tonight at 7 p.m. on main routes, bus routes, and collector streets to improve roadway conditions.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to vehicle fire on Burrows Avenue & provides update on Maryland Street fire

January 9, 2020 - At 10:03 a.m., on January 9, 2020, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to reports of a vehicle fire in the 400 block of Burrows Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Maryland Street

January 8, 2020 - At 7:47 p.m., on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a vacant four-storey apartment building in the 400 block of Maryland Street.

Public invited to review Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike Project recommended design

January 7, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is inviting residents to review the recommended design for the Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike Project.

Public invited to view plans for proposed Tyndall Park Community Centre building upgrades

January 7, 2020 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend a public information session on Monday, January 20, 2020 to learn more about the Tyndall Park Community Centre study and proposed upgrades.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to overnight fire on Collegiate Avenue and garage fire on Ethelbert Street

January 7, 2020 - At 12:42 a.m. on Tuesday, January7, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a single-family, two-storey home in the 100 block of Collegiate Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Furby Street

January 6, 2020 - At 6:18 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a three-storey multi-family building in the 400 block of Furby Street.

City files Statement of Claim and Notice of Motion on WPS Headquarters Project

January 6, 2020 - Today, the City of Winnipeg filed a Statement of Claim and a Notice of Motion with the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench in relation to the construction of the WPS Headquarters Project (Project), based on allegations that one or more persons involved with the Project may have engaged in fraudulent activity.

City releases financial update to November 30, 2019 and provides update on impacts of October storm event

January 6, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg's Financial Status Report and Forecast to November 30, 2019 is forecasting a projected deficit in the tax-supported operating budget (General Revenue Fund) of $6.7 million.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to garage fire on McCalman Avenue

January 6, 2020 - At 3:45 a.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a structure fire in a detached garage in the 900 block of McCalman Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to two overnight fires

January 5, 2020 - At 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a detached garage in the 200 block of Austin Street North.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Anderson Avenue

January 4, 2020 - At 11 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a one-and-a-half storey, single-family home in the 300 block of Anderson Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Elgin Avenue

January 3, 2020 - At 1:56 p.m. on January 3, 2020, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-and-a-half storey vacant house in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue.

Last update: January 31, 2020