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November 2020 media releases

City to begin issuing impact fee refunds with interest

November 30, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg will begin issuing impact fee refund payments with accrued interest today.

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban to begin on December 1

November 30, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban will take effect at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fires on College Avenue and McDermot Avenue

November 30, 2020 - At 9:13 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey home in the 300 block of College Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Cathedral Avenue

November 28, 2020 - At 8:22 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey home in the 300 block of Cathedral Avenue.

Almost 1,000 more businesses will no longer pay business taxes as part of the preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update

November 27, 2020 - The preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update proposes to raise the Small Business Tax Credit threshold from $35,700 to $44,200, which would eliminate the Small Business Tax for almost 1,000 more businesses in 2021, saving these businesses an average of $1,926.12 in 2021 and beyond.

$3 Million COVID-19 Economic Support Grant Program will provide assistance to businesses and not-for-profit organizations

November 27, 2020 - A $3 million grant program is being proposed as part of the preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update to assist Winnipeg small businesses and not-for-profit organizations ordered to temporarily cease operations or close their physically accessible locations by the provincial government’s public health orders that took effect on November 12, 2020.

Capital investment plan will help power Winnipeg’s economy for the next six years

November 27, 2020 - The preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update proposes a six-year, $2.3 billion capital investment plan to renew existing City assets and build the new assets required as our city grows towards one million people.

Significant investment into trees added to the preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update

November 27, 2020 - The preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update adds $3 million of operating funding to the $37 million budgeted for trees in the multi-year balanced budgets adopted in March for a total of $40 million over the next three years.

City of Winnipeg preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update tabled at Executive Policy Committee

November 27, 2020 - Today, the preliminary 2021 Balanced Budget Update for the City of Winnipeg was tabled at a special Executive Policy Committee (EPC) meeting.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Salter Street

November 26, 2020 - At 4:22 a.m. on November 26, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a vacant one-and-a-half-storey multi-family residence in the 200 block of Salter Street.

City of Winnipeg reopening limited library services & postponing Winter Leisure Guide

November 25, 2020 - On October 31, all City-owned and operated recreation facilities, gyms, indoor pools, arenas, and libraries were closed until further notice due to the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region being elevated to Critical (Red) on the provincial Pandemic Response System.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fires on Burrows Avenue and Hoka Street

November 25, 2020 - At 11:19 p.m. on November 24, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey, single family home in the 500 block of Burrows Avenue.

City awards community safety and crime prevention funding to community groups

November 23, 2020 - Today, the City of Winnipeg announced that 23 community groups will receive funding for safety and crime prevention activities through the City of Winnipeg’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention (CSCP) program.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Lockwood Street

November 22, 2020 - At 5:20 a.m. on November 22, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a single-family bungalow in the 300 block of Lockwood Street.

City welcomes new partners to the Indigenous Accord

November 20, 2020 - This year, over 20 local organizations, businesses, groups, and individuals joined the City in their commitment to the ongoing Journey of Reconciliation in Winnipeg by becoming partners to Winnipeg's Indigenous Accord, bringing the total number of Accord partners to over 180 since it was unanimously adopted by Council on March 22, 2017.

Lord Roberts Community Traffic Study invites residents to learn more and provide feedback on traffic solutions

November 17, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is inviting residents to provide feedback on proposed solutions to address traffic concerns in the Lord Roberts neighbourhood, as part of the Lord Roberts Community Traffic Study.

Northbound Arlington Street between Ellice Avenue and Sargent Avenue temporarily closed

November 16, 2020 - Northbound Arlington Street between Ellice Avenue and Sargent Avenue will be temporarily closed for a watermain repair starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, until 12 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to three overnight fires

November 15, 2020 - At 12:21 a.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a vacant one-storey house in the 200 block of Union Avenue West.

Pandora Avenue East from Redonda Street to Ravenhurst Street to be temporarily closed this weekend

November 13, 2020 - Pandora Avenue East in both directions between Redonda Street and Ravenhurst Street will be temporarily closed for sewer work from 7 a.m. on Saturday, November 14 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 15.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Burnell Street

November 13, 2020 - At 2:51 a.m. on November 13, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a vacant two-storey house in the 800 block of Burnell Street.

First responders urge caution around thin ice conditions on waterways

November 13, 2020 - As temperatures drop and ice begins to form, Winnipeg first responders remind residents to use extreme caution around all Winnipeg waterways, including drainage ditches, culverts, streams, creeks, retention ponds, and rivers.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fires on Carpathia Road and Victor Street

November 12, 2020 - At 11:53 p.m. on November 11, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey townhouse in the 400 block of Carpathia Road.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Boyd Avenue

November 11, 2020 - At 9:42 p.m. on November 10, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a one-and-a-half storey home in the 900 block of Boyd Avenue.

Playgrounds, skate parks, and other outdoor recreation amenities to close in response to COVID-19

November 10, 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 closing all City-owned and operated playgrounds, skate parks, and recreational sports fields effective immediately.

City asks: How do you get where you’re going?

November 10, 2020 - Planning for the future of Winnipeg’s transportation network is now underway, and residents are being asked to share how they get where they’re going.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Selkirk Avenue

November 7, 2020 - At 6:35 p.m. on November 7, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a vacant two-storey building in the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue.

City releases Financial Status and Forecast Report to September 30, 2020

November 6, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg’s third quarter financial status and forecast report is forecasting a combined year-end operating shortfall of $22.9 million for the City of Winnipeg.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Arnold Avenue

November 4, 2020 - At 1:04 p.m. on November 4, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a three-storey home in the 0-100 block of Arnold Avenue.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Beauty Avenue

November 4, 2020 - At 10:21 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a single-storey home in the 1000 block of Beauty Avenue.

Preliminary 2021 City of Winnipeg Budget to be Tabled November 27

November 2, 2020 - The preliminary 2021 Operating and Capital budgets for the City of Winnipeg will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Friday November 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Moncton Avenue

November 1, 2020 - At 6:33 a.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a three-storey apartment in the 1000 block of Moncton Avenue.

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