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Proper Disposal and Storage Methods for Elm Wood

The effects of the ice storm last October are still being felt as we start spring cleanup and summer yard work. Elm tree debris should be cleaned up and disposed of in a timely manner to help prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease (DED). The Urban Forestry Branch recommends to safely dispose of elm […]

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Winnipeg Public Library to Begin Reopening

In line with the Province of Manitoba’s resumption plan, the Winnipeg Public Library has released details how it will restore services. The initial phase will be the reopening of three branches for holds pick-up service only. On Monday, June 8, Millennium Library (251 Donald St.), Henderson Library (1050 Henderson Hwy.), and Pembina Trail Library (2724 […]

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Challenging Loneliness and Isolation for Older Adults

The Canadian Mental Health Association is offering an hour long online course about loneliness as an older adult. Explore the experience of loneliness and focus on the differences between loneliness and isolation and solitude. Strategies to manage loneliness will be shared and discussed. Register online here. […]

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Mental Health as an Older Adult

The Canadian Mental Health Association is offering an online course that explores the different kinds of mental health issues that a person may experience as they age. Strategies to improve your well-being will be shared and also helpful resources will be provided. Register for the hour long session here. […]

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Compost Giveaway

The City of Winnipeg is offering up to 100 litres of free compost to residents! Visit the below sites daily between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm daily, while quantities last: Brady 4R Depot, 1777 Brady Rd. Kilcona Dog Park, west parking lot off McIvor Ave, Summit Road closed landfill site, Summit Road north of Optimist […]

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Protect your bike this summer cycling season!

Get your lost or stolen bike back with the City of Winnipeg’s Online Bike Registry. Cycling is a popular activity this year with lots of new bikes on the road. The City recovers up to 1,000 bicycles each year, with less than 10 percent returned to their rightful owners because they are untraceable. That’s 900 […]

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Water Meter Reading Program Cancelled for 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city’s Water and Waste department has suspended its annual water meter reading program this summer. To protect the health of Winnipeggers and city employees, meter readers will not be visiting properties to read water meters. Property owners are still responsible for submitting at least one meter reading for 2020, […]

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City of Winnipeg to resume some services

Following the release of the Province of Manitoba’s Restoring Safe Services phased approach, the City of Winnipeg will be resuming some services. Parks and Open Spaces All City-owned play structures, athletic fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, and skate parks will open May 4th. However the Public Health oders that mandate social distancing of at least […]

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At the Heart of Manitoba’s Francophone Community Free Online Screening

May 12th is Manitoba’s 150th birthday!! In honour of that anniversary Tourisme Riel and Passion et Historie Saint-Boniface will be offering a free online screening of At the Heart of Manitoba’s Francophone Community. The 40-minute film depicts the history of the Metis and Francophone people in Manitoba over the past 200 years. The link for […]

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Corydon/Stafford/Taylor Pavement Renewals Project

Winnipeg’s road construction season is slated to begin this May with almost 200 construction projects, resulting in over 175km of road improvements. Nearly $29 million is dedicated to the 2019 – 2023 Corydon/Stafford/Taylor Pavement Renewals Project. Both roadways and sidewalks along these three regional corridors will be reconstructed to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety. […]

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