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June 3, 2020 - The City has installed new washroom signage that recognizes the full spectrum of gender diversity.
June 1, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is developing a soil fabrication program at the closed Summit Road Landfill for using biosolids, woodchips, and street sweepings to make topsoil as part of the landfill top cover.
May 29, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library Youth Services Librarian Megan shares her favourite fairy tale themed book recommendations.
May 28, 2020 - The recently opened Transcona Library has received Green Globe certification for eco-efficiency and environmental design.
May 27, 2020 - Learn about ways to take care of your yard in green, environmentally friendly ways
May 25, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg's annual grass mowing program is underway
May 25, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services’ Emergency Paramedics in the Community Program (EPIC) helps to eliminate barriers for Winnipeg residents in need of health care
May 22, 2020 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is launching a new Fire Dynamics Training program for its members to better prepare them for firefighting in modern environments
May 21, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library Collections Librarian Terri shares her favourite book series recommendations for teens.
May 20, 2020 - Forest Health Protection Act regulates the storage and disposal of elm wood in Manitoba. Elm tree pruning also is not allowed from April 1 – July 31.
May 19, 2020 - Winnipeg Transit has completed the fleet-wide installation of bus operator safety shields. The shields were brought in to protect bus operators against the threat of violence.
May 15, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has expanded its Permits Online service to allow homeowners to submit digital permit applications for certain types of residential projects.
May 14, 2020 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service offers tips to keep you and your family safe this May long weekend and beyond.
May 13, 2020 - A look behind the scenes at how the City of Winnipeg prepared to have employees work remotely during the CIVID-19 pandemic.
May 12, 2020 - Protect your bike by registering it with the City’s online bike registry
May 11, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library Youth Services Librarian Tegan shares some funny book recommendations for kids and teens.
May 8, 2020 - WFPS is adopting industry best practices, new technology and scientifically-proven tools to improve safety and efficiencies.
May 7, 2020 - Winnipeg’s Fleet Management Agency has been busy manufacturing equipment to support the City of Winnipeg’s COVID-19 response.
May 7, 2020 - To mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, the City of Winnipeg Archives is showcasing photographs of the celebrations in Winnipeg, as well as photographs and other records of Winnipeg throughout the war.
May 4, 2020 - A look at how the City of Winnipeg’s Office of Emergency Management prepares for a variety of emergencies and how it is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 1, 2020 - WFPS unveils new wildland fire fighting apparatus at WFPS station 26
May 1, 2020 - Water meter readers won’t be visiting homes this summer, but residents are still required to submit at least one accurate meter reading per year.
April 30, 2020 - What you need to know about adopting a dog during COVID-19
April 29, 2020 - Flushing wipes and paper towels down the drain can cause clogs that damage the sewer system and can lead to sewer back-ups in basements.
April 28, 2020 - Additional City of Winnipeg workplaces from the Water and Waste Department have become SAFE Work Certified.
April 27, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library's Outreach Services team puts together reading kits for children, youth, and adults.
April 24, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service provides tips of how to prevent fires during the spring and how to properly dispose of cigarette butts.
April 22, 2020 - As a result of COVID-19, meetings of City of Winnipeg Standing Policy Committees, Executive Policy Committee and City Council will be held remotely for the first time in the City’s history.
April 21, 2020 - City of Winnipeg Community Service Ambassadors are in City-owned public spaces to help educate and create awareness around the social distancing measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
April 20, 2020 - City of Winnipeg cleans more than 7,000 kilometres of streets as part of the annual city-wide spring cleanup. It takes roughly 500 staff and more than 300 pieces of equipment.
April 17, 2020 - Information to help all Winnipeggers stay safe when using the annual bike routes during their special hours.
April 17, 2020 - WFPS reminds residents to stay vigilant at home when it comes to fire safety.
April 16, 2020 - Winnipeggers always come together to lend a helping hand to fellow residents in times of need, and the same is true of City of Winnipeg employees.
April 10, 2020 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews now wear reusable respirator masks on calls instead of disposable N95 masks.
April 8, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library’s virtual library available to all residents
March 5, 2020 - Discoloured water instances have dropped significantly the coagulant used during the water treatment process was changed from ferric chloride to ferric sulphate in fall 2018.
March 4, 2020 - City of Winnipeg female employees working in trades share their stories of struggle and success for International Women's Day.
February 28, 2020 - St. John’s Library has won a Heritage Winnipeg Conservation Award for Excellence for the recent renovations to the century old site.
February 27, 2020 - Romance novel book recommendations for I Love To Read Month from Winnipeg Public Library.
February 24, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg 2018 Annual Financial Report was recently given the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Program from the Government Finance Officers Association.
February 21, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding all drivers to slow down when passing emergency vehicles after a crew member was nearly hit recently while responding to a call.
February 20, 2020 - City of Winnipeg crews remove thousands of trees with Dutch elm disease during the fall and winter. Much of the wood is then burned on the side of the riverbank.
February 14, 2020 - Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' was the most popular title at Winnipeg Public Library in 2019. A look at the other most frequently checked out titles.
February 13, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg Archives first started with a cupboard and has grown to one of the most complete municipal collections in Canada.
February 11, 2020 - Bonivital Pool is undergoing mechanical upgrades and structural repairs in early 2020 to help extend the life of the facility.
February 7, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has been designated as a Fair Trade Town. The City aims to serve only Fairtrade certified coffee, tea, and sugar at municipally-owned and operated venues.
February 4, 2020 - The mural 'Everybody has the Right' was created by Winnipeg School Division students in celebration of human rights. It is now on display at City Hall on a loan from Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg.
January 30, 2020 - Book recommendations based on the graphic novel memoir genre from Winnipeg Public Library.
January 27, 2020 - The Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike Project is now in Phase 3. Winnipeg residents are invited to share input on the recommended designs through an online survey or learn more at an upcoming in-person open house.
January 24, 2020 - In recognition of Family Literacy Day, the Winnipeg Public Library will be donating all fines and fees collected at all branches on Tuesday, January 28 to the Winnipeg Foundation's Literacy for Life Fund.
January 22, 2020 - Winnipeg's new single stream automated recycling facility processes all recyclables collected from the curbside collection program and the recycling depots. It started accepting materials at the end of 2019.
January 21, 2020 - The demolition of the former Public Safety Building and Civic Centre Car Park is expected to continue through summer 2020. The progress is being livestreamed on the City of Winnipeg's YouTube channel for residents to view.
January 20, 2020 - If the winter months have you experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder, Winnipeg Public Library has an option that might work for you.
January 14, 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.
January 10, 2020 - Winnipeg Animal Services releases the top dog and cat names of 2019. The Agency is also reminding residents of the importance of licensing their pets.
January 9, 2020 - The Council Communications series in the Winnipeg archival collection includes around 32,000 letters sent to City Council between 1874 and 1971.
January 2, 2020 - Registration now open for Living Prairie Museum Winter Speaker Series
Dec 20, 2019 - City of Winnipeg Fleet Management Agency is responsible for maintaining the City's snow clearing equipment.
Dec 19, 2019 - Cooler temperatures have arrived however more snow will be needed for some of the free winter activities in many City of Winnipeg parks.
Dec 16, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg has made the Intelligent Community Forum’s Smart21 of 2020 list for 21 communities most ready for the 21st century.
December 13, 2019 - With extreme cold, there is the risk of unprotected water pipes freezing in Winnipeg.
Dec 11, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg 2019 budget was recently given the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association.
Dec 9, 2019 - Through the Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak Indigenous Youth Strategy, the City of Winnipeg provides culturally appropriate programs and supports related to employment, literacy, and recreation.
Dec 4, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg has been ranked second in the country on the Public Sector Digest’s Open Cities Index that gauges the level of openness of Canadian cities.
Dec 3, 2019 - A new 28-foot tall artificial Christmas tree has been installed in front of Winnipeg City Hall in 2019. This starts a new tradition of an artificial tree being used in place of a real tree.
Dec 2, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg’s GIS program has been named one of top ten public sector programs in North America by Public Sector Digest.
November 29, 2019 - Parking is not allowed on designated snow routes from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m.
November 22, 2019 - Colson Whitehead-themed book recommendations from Winnipeg Public Library.
November 19, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is adding two electric vehicles to its fleet as part of a pilot project to see if use of the vehicles should be expanded.
November 18, 2019 - Seven City of Winnipeg contact centre employees received Manitoba Excellence in Customer Contact Achievement Awards for exemplary customer service.
November 15, 2019 - Winnipeg's festive lights displays a year long process.
November 12, 2019 - The Winnipeg Transit Master Plan will lay out a 25-year vision for a future transit system and describe the steps needed to take to get there.
November 7, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg Archives profiles an embroidered badge of the 27th Battalion made by a solider during World War One and later gifted to the City.
November 6, 2019 - St. Vital Park toboggan slide called Manitoboggan has received two International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities awards for its design and accessibility.
November 1, 2019 - The Taché Promenade project received the 2019 Team Achievement Award from Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
October 29, 2019 - Book recommendations from Winnipeg Public Library based on Halloween.
October 28, 2019 - Winnipeg’s Responsible Pet Ownership bylaw outlines where dog owners can legally run their pet off-leash.
October 17, 2019 - Crews in Winnipeg are cleaning up after an unprecedented fall snowstorm in October, 2019 has damaged around 30,000 City-owned trees.
October 11, 2019 - Before the Southwest Transitway will be open in spring 2020, Winnipeg Transit will be training all 1,100 bus operators on how to use the new infrastructure.
October 8, 2019 - A look back at the time the marital status of women in the workforce came under fire at the City of Winnipeg.
October 2, 2019 - Around 1,100 calls are made to 911 annually in Winnipeg
October 1, 2019 - Animal Services program benefits both the dogs and volunteers
September 30, 2019 - 13 options identified following first round of public engagement
September 26, 2019 - Residents can initiate and cost share the construction project if 60% agree
September 25, 2019 - Book recommendations from Winnipeg Public Library based on the post-apocalyptic genre.
September 24, 2019 - Century old site modernized through upgrades and added space
September 18, 2019 - Pool owners are reminded to take all the necessary steps to ensure it is drained properly. Failing to do so could result in a fine.
September 17, 2019 - Winnipeg's Responsible Pet Ownership bylaw requires dog owners to pick up after their dog or face a fine.
September 16, 2019 - Feedback will be used to inform the Residential Infill Strategy
September 13, 2019 - Kapyong Park in Winnipeg was designed as a tribute to the Canadian soldiers who fought in the Battle of Kapyong during the Korean War. It was officially opened in 2019.
September 10, 2019 - Stories and videos about what goes into running the City of Winnipeg.
September 9, 2019 - A temporary display at City Hall looks into the past of the Winnipeg Aqueduct as it marks 100 years in operation.
September 6, 2019 - A hive with thousands of bees has been installed at Winnipeg’s City Hall during the summer of 2019.
September 5, 2019 - Donation will be used for education and bees conservation
September 3, 2019 - Artwork one of many pieces used to brighten up the space
August 30, 2019 - Applications for vacancies accepted until Oct. 18, 2019.
August 23, 2019 - Nearly 7 tonnes of compost collected in program’s first 8 months
August 19, 2019 - Marc Lemoine only the 6th Canadian clerk to receive the international award
August 16, 2019 - WFPS assist in an average of 24 births a year
August 13, 2019 - WFPS assist in an average of 24 births a year
August 9, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is committed to mandatory Indigenous Awareness training for the entire workforce. Employees share how this training has impacted them.
August 1, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg uses light traps to conduct adult mosquito surveillance to monitor the number of nuisance mosquitoes.
July 12, 2019 - Locations among 50 City facilities to have no data caps Wi-Fi
July 4, 2019 - Over $440k raised in 2018 to support local charities making a difference
July 3, 2019 - Plenty of free options to keep active and entertained this summer
June 24, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is committed to employee learning and development. In the 2018-2019 training year, there were 66 guest trainers – employees who voluntarily instruct courses in addition to their day job. They hosted 196 training sessions with 3,469 employees taking part.
June 21, 2019 - City of Winnipeg employees in various departments are working on initiatives as part of the City’s Journey of Reconciliation.
June 19, 2019 - A four-day long celebration in early June, 2019, helped officially open Freedom Road. The 24-kilometre stretch of gravel road connects Shoal Lake 40 First Nation to the Trans-Canada Highway.
June 17, 2019 - A four kilometer stretch of protected bike lanes from West Alexander to East Exchange District has received national attention in the bike community.
June 10, 2019 - Using visuals including maps, colours, and charts, residents can easily find the status of capital projects with budgets of $5 million or more on the Open Capital Projects Dashboard.
June 7, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is hosting an interactive guided walk/bike tour as part of the Public engagement process for the Wolseley to Downtown Corridor Project.
June 3, 2019 - Residents and employees encouraged to refrain from using scented products
May 30, 2019 - First responders work together to help saves lives each day
April 29, 2020 - Crews target standing water starting in spring
May 27, 2019 - No admission fee to during scheduled times to mark National Health and Fitness Day
May 24, 2019 - City of Winnipeg named Most Supportive Employer in Manitoba for Reservists
May 22, 2019 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service shares tips for how to prevent arson. This type of fire spikes during the spring.
May 21, 2019 - The time capsule that was placed in the Public Safety Building in 1965 has been removed and opened.
May 17, 2019 - It’s a rare piece of land tucked off to the side of Ness Avenue that offers a glimpse into what the prairies looked like in the past.
May 15, 2019 - The 1919 General Strike was a pivotal moment in Winnipeg's history. An overview of the strike and what archival resources are available.
May 14, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg flushes water mains to help preserve water quality as it goes from the treatment plant to your taps.
May 9, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is hosting Ready Winnipeg. It is a free, interactive, educational event for Winnipeg families.
May 3, 2019 - Whether it is a picture book or a nursery rhyme, taking the time to read to a child can help grow early literacy skills.
May 20, 2019 - The warmer weather means it is spring cleaning season.
April 26, 2019 - Ensuring its employees are safe while at work is a responsibility the City of Winnipeg takes seriously.
April 23, 2019 - If you are looking to get a new bicycle this spring, consider stopping by the City of Winnipeg’s annual bike auction.
April 17, 2019 - Spring cleaning at the City of Winnipeg is a massive undertaking. The entire street network, including back lanes and sidewalks, will be swept.
April 14, 2020 - No one wants to call 911, but if you need to phone for help there are a few things you should know to make it easier.
April 10, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is developing a road map for the future of Winnipeg Transit and is asking residents what should be in it.
April 8, 2019 - It’s Shari Hebert’s love of dogs that led her to helping out dogs at the City of Winnipeg’s Animal Services Agency.
April 5, 2019 - If you are a gardener, there are plenty of options when it comes to deciding what to plant. The Living Prairie Museum is hoping you'll consider including some prairie species in your landscaping.
March 31, 2020 - Every spring, the City of Winnipeg prepares for potential flooding and works to protect properties from rising river levels.
March 28, 2019 - Have you ever paused just before clicking print on your computer to ask yourself if you really need to?
April 1, 2020 - The snow melt brings a busy time of year for crews at the City of Winnipeg.
March 21, 2019 - If you are searching for Spring Break plans that won’t break the bank, the City of Winnipeg has plenty of free, family-friendly options for you to consider.
March 20, 2019 - Le personnel de la bibliothèque de Saint-Boniface a reçu une prestigieuse récompense en reconnaissance de ses efforts et de son dévouement pour les francophones du Manitoba.
March 18, 2019 - No one wants to pay for something they don’t use. That’s why it is important for residents to check for water leaks in their home.
March 15, 2019 - Ten years ago, Ryan Sneath became the first Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) member to be stationed out of Main Street Project.
March 13, 2019 - It’s a place where you can snowshoe or stroll through a tall grass prairie preserve, learn about wildlife that call Manitoba home, and celebrate the Monarch butterfly.
March 11, 2019 - If you are looking for summer work, enjoy helping children, and want to make an impact in your community, a Recreation Technician position might be what you are looking for.
March 8, 2019 - When Janet Bier joined the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS), she was one of two women in her graduating class of 2000.
March 6, 2019 - While certain types of plastic can be recycled, it is very important to keep plastic bags out of the recycling carts in Winnipeg.
March 4, 2019 - Anyone who has ever moved knows the process takes a lot of planning and hard work. The same is true when moving an entire library.
March 1, 2019 - One year after the Vehicles for Hire By-law took effect, the industry has been made safer and more accessible.
February 27, 2019 - There is never a convenient time for a water main break to happen, however the Water and Waste Department has noticed they are more likely to occur during extreme weather conditions in both summer and winter.
February 25, 2019 - Renovations to St. Vital Library have won the City of Winnipeg an award in recognition of how elements of its past were preserved.
February 22, 2019 - Whether you are writing a children's book or a screenplay, Jordan Wheeler can offer some guidance.
February 13, 2019 - It can often be mistaken for heartburn, but a STEMI heart attack is one of the most serious heart emergencies a person could experience.
February 8, 2019 - It's not unusual to see planes fly over Portage Avenue, but a bright red jet is quite the eye-catching sight.
February 5, 2019 - As people are turning their furnaces up, using their fireplace, or warming their vehicles, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning increases.
February 1, 2019 - If you spot a pothole, had your garbage collection missed, or you need to know when the next bus is, reaching out to the City of Winnipeg is as easy as dialing 311 at any time.
January 29, 2019 - First responders are who you call in an emergency.
January 28, 2019 - If you are looking for something fun, free, and family friendly to do on Saturday, February 2, consider stopping by the Winnipeg Public Library.
January 25, 2019 - Diapers have become a significant problem at Winnipeg's recycling sorting facility.
January 23, 2019 - When Dwayne Huot volunteered to serve in Afghanistan in 2009, he didn't have to worry about taking time off work. He knew his employer, the City of Winnipeg, would understand.
January 18, 2019 - Helping with a resume, connecting a person with an emergency shelter, and assisting someone navigate the process of applying for income assistance is all in a day’s work for Sheila Bughao.
January 16, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg's Corporate Finance Department has been recognized for their work for the second time in less than three months by the Government Finance Officers Association.
January 14, 2019 - Owls, deer, and wild mushrooms are just a few of the topics you can learn about in the 2019 edition of the Living Prairie Museum Winter Speaker Series.
January 11, 2019 - When it comes to a snow clearing operation in Winnipeg, back lanes are usually given accelerated priority.
January 8, 2019 - After a significant snowfall, snow clearing on residential streets may be required. When this happens, the City of Winnipeg will issue a Residential Parking Ban.
January 8, 2019 - Every year nearly 50 million rides are taken on Winnipeg Transit buses. The City of Winnipeg is continuing to work on making sure it is a safe experience for everyone on board.
January 3, 2019 - If you've opted to have a real Christmas tree and are wondering what to do with it now that the holidays are winding down, consider recycling it at one of the City's Let's Chip In depots.
December 27, 2018 - Make sure you get home safe this New Year’s Eve with the help of Winnipeg Transit.
December 21, 2018 - A new grant program from the City of Winnipeg is looking to make downtown safer by adding more lights.
December 20, 2018 - The holiday season typically means the City of Winnipeg will see an increase in the amount of garbage and recycling collected but the materials aren’t always put in the correct bins.
December 19, 2018 - The snow and cooler temperatures have arrived and that means you can now take advantage of free winter activities in many City of Winnipeg parks.
December 14, 2018 - During the busy holiday season, it is important to take a few minutes to look around your home and eliminate fire risks.
December 12, 2018 - A project that upgraded the emergency radio systems for first responders in Winnipeg has received two major awards.
December 10, 2018 - Plugging in your vehicle when it gets cold is routine for Winnipeggers who park outside, but people need to make sure they are doing so safely.
December 7, 2018 - Erica Ball knew she had helped start something special when Margaret Atwood retweeted a post about a new podcast the Winnipeg Public Library was launching.
December 5, 2018 - If you are looking for activities to keep your children active this winter, you will want to circle December 11 on the calendar.
November 27, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg has received international recognition for its 2018 budget.
November 26, 2018 - Curbside yard waste collection has wrapped up for the season, but the work to process all the leaves and branches picked up is far from finished.
November 23, 2018 - If you are searching for the perfect gift this holiday season, the City of Winnipeg has a few options to help make your shopping a little easier.
November 21, 2018 - Winnipeggers have the opportunity to share their thoughts on the Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike Project until the beginning of December.
November 19, 2018 - As temperatures start to drop, Winnipeg’s emergency responders are warning people to stay away from rivers and ponds.
November 16, 2018 - In an effort to reduce the number of discoloured water occurrences, the City of Winnipeg is changing a step in the water treatment process.
November 12, 2018 - November 8 will always hold special meaning for the City of Winnipeg.
July 5, 2018 - It's a threat to one out of every three public trees in Winnipeg, and the City is fighting back against the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).
May 10, 2018 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is taking to the skies to help save lives. It's adding an unmanned aerial vehicle to the fleet.
May 4, 2018 - If a natural disaster were to hit Winnipeg, would you be prepared?
May 23, 2018 - Earlier in her life, Eleanor Crorey had learned CPR, years later the training was put to the test.
May 23, 2018 - In just minutes, a routine day at work for Lisa Glass turned into a rush to save her life.
May 23, 2018 - Preparing to have their second baby, Diane and Chris Pappas thought they had a plan in place for how the delivery was going to happen.
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