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Targeted DED operations to begin in city parks

Three regional parks will see tree removal and maintenance over the coming weeks to manage Dutch Elm Disease (DED) in the city’s forests. Maintenance will take place on the following scheduling: King’s Park: Monday, January 18 through February 5 Maple Grove Dog Park: January 25 through February 11 St. Vital Park: February 1 through February […]

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WB Wellington Cres closed from Kingsway Ave to Academy Rd

Effectively immediate there is a Regional Lane Closure on the westbound lane of Wellington Crescent from Kingsway Avenue to Academy Road (between the entrance and exit of 529 Wellington Crescent).  The lane has been closed to facilitate an catch basin and lead pipe repair, and expected to be completed on January 22nd. Information on street […]

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Winnipeg Public Library eliminates fines

The Winnipeg Public Library has now joined many Canadian public libraries that eliminated overdue fines in 2020. This recent trend is an effort for libraries to become more equitable for all, as overdue fines may have previously prevented some residents from using the library to access essential information and resources. As of Janauary 1st, fines and borrowing […]

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City governance review underway

The City of Winnipeg is inviting Winnipeg residents to get involved in its governance review. Governance is all about leadership and responsibility for the City to the citizens of Winnipeg. It includes understanding citizen needs and making decisions in the best interests of the City. We are building a City Hall that works through openness […]

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Winnipeg Wellness Fund Now Open for Applications

Today, the Winnipeg Wellness Fund application process is open! This $600,000 program will support community initiatives to help reduce the physical, mental, and emotional distress caused by the pandemic. “COVID-19 restrictions have sadly changed how we are able to spend time with our family and friends and take part in community events. We can all […]

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COVID-19 Economic Support Grant

Grants of $1,500 are now available through the Winnipeg COVID-19 Economic Support Program. The City will be distributing a total of $3 million with funding provided by the federal Safe Restart Agreement. This program will assist small businesses and not-for-profit organizations that have been forced to prohibit access to their premises due to COVID-19 public […]

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Linden Lights Traffic Flow

This year’s edition of Linden Lights has been extremely popular! While we are all thrilled to be able to share some light and joy this holiday season, our popularity has resulted in increased traffic in the neighbourhood. To assist the neighbourhood, the City of Winnipeg has developed some turn restrictions for Polar Bear lane (Hennessey […]

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Support for Linden Woods Community Centre during COVID-19

This past Community Committee Meeting I was proud to grant $1,500.00 to the Linden Woods Community Centre to support our community events and keep our community centre safe. The Linden lights competition is about to start lighting up Linden woods again this year with twinkly lights and friendly completion among neighbours. I was happy to […]

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Linden Woods fountain update

Money for Fountains included in Budget. At the Dec 1, 2020 Standing Policy Committee on Water, Waste, Riverbank Management and Environment Councillor Orlikow confirmed that the budget line to run fountains in retention ponds had been reinstated in the City of Winnipeg budget.   We look forward to seeing them running in the ponds next summer. […]

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