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City reopening additional facilities and wading pools

As of August 4, four more wading pools are reopening: Central Corydon Community Centre, 1 Sir John Franklin Rd. Ducharme Park, 65 Morrow Ave. Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre, 510 King St. Elmwood Winter Club, 75 Brazier St. Two more locations will be open today, Thursday, August 6: Bruce Park, 1966 Portage Ave. King Edward & […]

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Fountains in retention ponds to re-open

At the July 23rd council meeting, councillors approved a motion to re-open the currently non operational fountains in the city’s storm water retention ponds. The motion from the Executive Policy Committee will allow the city to utilize unspent funds from other areas to reactive these fountains. Councillor John Orlikow, who spoke to the motion, stated […]

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All library branches to offer holds pick-up service beginning August 4

Book returns are now being accepted at all Winnipeg Public Library locations (except Cornish, which is currently closed for construction) during operating hours. Operating hours for each branch are available online, and book return slots will not be open to customers outside of operating hours. All remaining Winnipeg Public Library branches currently closed due to […]

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Be one in a million: Tree challenge!

 Winnipeggers love their trees but our incredible urban forest is at risk due to old age, disease, and invasive species. With the aim of protecting and expanding our city’s immense tree canopy, Mayor Brian Bowman and Council launched the Winnipeg Million Tree Challenge last fall to help protect, preserve, and grow Winnipeg’s incredible tree canopy. […]

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Winnipeg Transit returning to regular summer schedule

The City is welcoming all passengers to once again use Winnipeg Transit as of Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. Winnipeg Transit will be returning to a regular summer schedule, with full weekday service set to resume on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 following Terry Fox Day on Monday, Aug. 3. Due to a steady increase in Transit […]

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New sidewalk at Wellington Crescent from Renfrew to Lindsay streets

A project to install sidewalks on both sides of Wellington Cres between Renfrew St and Lindsay St will begin this summer.  The new sidewalks will forge connections between existing sidewalks on Wellington Cres, Renfrew St, Lindsay St. and the existing pathways to the bridge to Omand’s Park. Construction is scheduled to start at the end […]

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Living Prairie Museum Programs

The Living Prairie Museum Interpretive Centre is now open to the public both Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with public guided hikes at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Guests must register in advance for the hikes by contacting the Living Prairie Museum at 204-832-0167. To ensure physical distancing, groups are […]

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City outdoor pools and wading pools reopen

Select outdoor pools and wading pools are scheduled to open to the public as early as July 3, with staggered openings across city. Registration for two-hour swim blocks will begin on July 1. Facilities set to open on July 3 include: Kildonan Park Outdoor Pool, 2015 Main St. Broadway Wading Pool, 185 Young St. Dakota […]

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Audible tones making intersections safer in Winnipeg

Four distinct sounds are helping make signalized intersections safer for all pedestrians. Accessible Pedestrian Signals communicate pedestrian timing information using non-visual, audible tones. When pedestrians approach a signalized intersection, they will hear one of four typical audible tones, depending on the signalized intersection: “Coo – Coo”: heard when the “WALK” light is on, typically for […]

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