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October 2020 media releases

City of Winnipeg’s response to Critical (Red) status

October 30, 2020 - As part of our commitment to ensuring the health and safety of our residents and employees, and in consideration of Winnipeg being elevated to Critical (Red) in the Province of Manitoba’s Pandemic Response System, the City of Winnipeg is suspending all of its recreation and leisure programs and services, including Leisure Guide programming, and closing all City-owned and operated recreation facilities, gyms, indoor pools, arenas, and libraries effective Saturday, October 31 until further notice.

City receives $12.5 million for local housing projects that support Winnipeg’s vulnerable population

October 30, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is receiving $12.5 million of capital funding from the federal government under the newly announced Rapid Housing Initiative.

Change your clock, change your smoke alarm batteries

October 30, 2020 - On Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 2 a.m., the clocks will "fall back" one hour marking the end of daylight-saving time.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Maryland Street

October 29, 2020 - At 5:12 p.m. on October 29, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a two-and-a-half-storey house in the 600 block of Maryland Street.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit

October 29, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit on Tuesday, October 20 and Wednesday, October 21.

Section of westbound Leila Avenue temporarily closed this weekend

October 29, 2020 - Westbound traffic on Leila Avenue will be temporarily closed west of the entrance of the Garden City Square shopping mall to McPhillips Street from 9:30 a.m. on Friday, October 30 until 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 2 for a water main repair.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on College Avenue

October 28, 2020 - At 6:45 p.m. on October 28, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a one-and-a-half storey house in the 600 block of College Avenue.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposure on Winnipeg Transit

October 28, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of a potential COVID-19 exposure on Winnipeg Transit on Tuesday, October 20.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Langside Street

October 27, 2020 - At 4:08 p.m. on October 27, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-and-a-half-storey house in the 0-100 block of Langside Street.

Curbside yard waste collection season ending

October 27, 2020 - Curbside yard waste collection for 2020 is coming to an end.

Statement from Mayor Brian Bowman Regarding the Federal Government's Announcement of the Rapid Housing Initiative

October 27, 2020 - Statement from Mayor Brian Bowman regarding the federal government’s announcement of the Rapid Housing Initiative.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit

October 26, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit on Friday, October 16, Saturday October 17, and Sunday October 18 on route 55.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit

October 24, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of a potential COVID-19 exposure on Winnipeg Transit on Wednesday, October 21.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposure on Winnipeg Transit

October 23, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of a potential COVID-19 exposure on Winnipeg Transit on Friday, October 16.

Leila Avenue temporarily closed this weekend

October 23, 2020 - Eastbound Leila Avenue through the intersection at McPhillips Street will be temporarily closed from 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 24 until 9 a.m. on Monday, October 26 for a water main repair.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Ashton Avenue

October 23, 2020 - At 4:38 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a one-storey home in the 0-100 block of Ashton Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service rescues patient in Lagimodière-Gaboury Heritage Park using drone

October 21, 2020 - At 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a person in medical distress in a remote part of Lagimodière-Gaboury Heritage Park.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Isabel Street

October 21, 2020 - At 2:32 a.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a vacant two-storey apartment building in the 200 block of Isabel Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service assists with evacuation on Garry Street

October 20, 2020 - At 7:41 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) began the process of evacuating all occupants from a 21-storey residential building in the 0-100 block of Garry Street.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit

October 20, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit on Monday, October 12 and Tuesday, October 13.

City launches redesigned winnipeg.ca homepage and 311 self-service website

October 20, 2020 - Starting today, visitors to the City of Winnipeg’s website will notice a new look and improved features on the homepage and 311 self-service website.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit

October 19, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit on Monday, October 5.

Rethink your waste during Waste Reduction Week

October 19, 2020 - Today is the start of Waste Reduction Week across Canada, and to mark the occasion, the City of Winnipeg is reminding residents of steps they can take at home to reduce their impact on the environment.

Upcoming temporary closures: Stafford Street and Garry Street

October 17, 2020 - Two busy streets will temporarily close to accommodate construction work.

City of Winnipeg suspending various in-home inspections until further notice

October 16, 2020 - Due to the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases in the community, the City of Winnipeg is suspending in-home, non-emergency inspections, effective Monday, October 19, 2020 until further notice.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit

October 15, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit on Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, October 6. 

Neighbourhood voices wanted to talk transportation

October 14, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is looking for neighbourhood voices to help shape the future of Winnipeg’s transportation network.

Negotiated agreement with WAPSO recommended for approval

October 14, 2020 - The Executive Policy Committee (EPC) will consider the ratification of a negotiated agreement between the City of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Association of Public Service Officers (WAPSO) at its meeting on October 20, 2020.

Upcoming temporary closures: Weston Street, Sargent Avenue, Marion Street, and Stafford Street

October 13, 2020 - Four busy streets will close in the coming days to accommodate construction work.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit

October 11, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated of potential COVID-19 exposures on Winnipeg Transit on Friday, October 9.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Burland Avenue

October 10, 2020 - At 9:55 p.m. on October 9, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a three-storey condominium complex in the first block of Burland Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to gas leak on Warde Avenue

October 9, 2020 - At 9:34 a.m. on October 9, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a gas leak in the 600 block of Warde Avenue. The leak was the result of a contractor damaging a gas line while working in the area.

Winnipeggers invited to provide feedback on small cell implementation

October 9, 2020 - As wireless carriers begin to roll out 5G networks across the country, the City of Winnipeg is inviting residents to provide feedback, beginning with their awareness and views on small cell technology.

Public invited to provide feedback on Winnipeg Transit Master Plan

October 9, 2020 - Winnipeggers are invited to weigh in on the future of transit service in Winnipeg and the plan for a new network designed to meet the needs of a growing city.

Southbound Gateway Road between Prince Rupert Avenue and Government Avenue temporarily closed

October 9, 2020 - Southbound Gateway Road between Prince Rupert Avenue and Government Avenue is temporarily closed for a sewer repair.

City asks for public feedback to update the multi-year budget

October 9, 2020 - Winnipeggers are invited to take part in the multi-year budget 2021 update by sharing what they value most and how that may have changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.

City of Winnipeg searching for a new Chief Financial Officer

October 9, 2020 - Today, a recruitment committee was formed as the City of Winnipeg begins its search for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

City extending temporary patio program through winter

October 9, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is making temporary patio registration available to eligible businesses through the winter with new operating requirements.

Public invited to provide input into the development of the Winnipeg Urban Forest Strategy

October 8, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is inviting residents to provide input into the Winnipeg Urban Forest Strategy - a long-term planning document that will guide the protection, preservation, and management of the city's tree canopy.

City releases Winnipeg Parking Strategy Conceptual Framework

October 8, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is releasing the Winnipeg Parking Strategy: A Conceptual Framework to inform the public and help guide stakeholders through the decision-making process as we develop a five-year parking strategy. The conceptual framework will be presented at the meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works on October 15, 2020.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Loudoun Road

October 8, 2020 - At 3:49 a.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire on a commercial property in the 1300 block of Loudoun Road.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to a gas leak on Lindenwood Drive West

October 7, 2020 - At 12:05 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a gas leak in the 300 block of Lindenwood Drive West.

City releases Financial Status and Forecast Report to August 31, 2020

October 7, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg’s latest financial status and forecast report is forecasting a projected deficit in the tax-supported operating budget (General Revenue Fund) of $2.5 million, as at August 31, 2020.

Residential food waste collection pilot project begins

October 5, 2020 - Winnipeggers from six different neighbourhoods will start bringing their green carts to the curb this week as the City of Winnipeg kicks off the two-year residential food waste collection pilot.

Fire Prevention Week goes virtual amid COVID-19 considerations

October 5, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) invites all residents to mark Fire Prevention Week, October 4 to 10, by learning more about kitchen and fire safety on a new webpage with interactive safety resources for all ages.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Marshall Crescent

October 4, 2020 - At 9:20 a.m. on October 4, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a one-storey home in the first 100 block of Marshall Crescent.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fires on Main Street and Pritchard Avenue

October 3, 2020 - At 4:35 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020, the the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a commercial building in the 900 block of Main Street.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to house fire on Toronto Street

October 3, 2020 - At 4:24 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey home in the 700-block of Toronto Street.

Public advised of potential COVID-19 exposure on Winnipeg Transit

October 2, 2020 - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has indicated a bus passenger who has since tested positive for COVID-19 rode Transit on two occasions.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Salter Street

October 2, 2020 - At 11:02 a.m. on October 2, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey duplex in the 300 block of Salter Street.

City recognizes park improvements at Hazelwood Crescent Park

October 2, 2020 - Mayor Brian Bowman and Councillor Brian Mayes participated in a ribbon cutting today to recognize park improvements at Hazelwood Crescent Park in the St. Vital ward.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Boulton Bay

October 1, 2020 - At 2:58 p.m. on October 1, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to a fire alarm in a six-storey high-rise apartment block on Boulton Bay.

McGillivray Boulevard from Pembina Highway to Beaumont Street to temporarily close

October 1, 2020 - McGillivray Boulevard, from Pembina Highway to Beaumont Street, will be temporarily closed to traffic starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 2 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, October 4 for railway crossing repairs.

Upcoming temporary closure: Weston Street

October 1, 2020 - Weston Street between Logan Avenue and Alexander Avenue will be closed to all traffic at 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 3 to accommodate construction.

Temporary closure of Arlington Bridge extended

October 1, 2020 - The current closure of the Arlington Bridge has been extended to Monday, October 12.

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