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2021 budget highlights

On November 27, the preliminary 2021 budget update was tabled at a special meeting of the Executive Policy Committee. Over the next few weeks it will pass through Standing Policies Committees for public comment, and then be finalized by Council. Last years multi-year budget provided a strong fiscal foundation for the city, even in the […]

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Snow route parking ban to start December 1st

The City of Winnipeg’s annual snow route parking ban will take effect from December 1st, 2020 to March 1st, 2021. While in effect, parking on snow routes is banned from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m., and from midnight to 7 a.m. during extended bans. Residents can view snow routes and residential snow zones using this […]

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Retention pond safety!

Recently, our office has fielded many questions about skating on retention ponds, the beautiful ponds behind our homes or near neighbourhood parks. Retention ponds are not safe to use for winter recreation activities as they do not freeze over like natural water bodies. What you need to know: Retention ponds are part of the land drainage […]

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Libraries to partially reopen!

Libraries will be reopening on a limited basis starting Monday, December 7. While libraries have been closed over the past three weeks, we have heard from residents that they would like to pick-up and return materials.  In response, the City will be providing contactless holds pick-up and return services at 10 library branches, in alignment […]

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Brenda Leipsic park fall 2020 update

I know that we are all anxiously waiting for the full opening of the Brenda Leipsic Dog Park, unfortunately the entire dog park is not quite ready for our canine friends nor us. It is unfortunate that the north portion of the park is not ready to be opened yet but the contractor and the […]

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Open streets engagement published

The public engagement summary for Open Streets is now available and provides an overview of the feedback collected from between August 17- September 7 of this year. Over 5,000 Winnipeggers responded to the survey, including home owners on Open Streets, motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Findings will be presented at a meeting of the Standing Policy […]

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311 redesigned for better service

Both the 311 self-service website and the  winnipeg.ca web pages have been redesigned for easier navigation and to better serve you. New functions have been added to the homepage including an easy to City Service selector, a complete listing of City services, mobile apps, and the ability so apply for a variety of permits online. […]

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2021 budget process underway

The preliminary budget for 2021 is being drafted following the annual Citizen Survey this October. This budget is an update and continuation of the 4-year budget approved in the winter of 2020. Once completed, the budget will be presented to the Executive Policy Committee (EPC) on November 27th. Following this presentation, a series of public […]

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Contribute to Winnipeg’s urban canopy!

The City of Winnipeg is in the processing of creating the Winnipeg Urban Forest Strategy. This policy will provide long-term vision and direction for management of the city’s tree canopy and plan strategic actions to help protect, preserve, and grow the canopy well into the future. The urban forest is boulevard trees, our parks and […]

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Provide your feedback on 5G small cell implementation.

As wireless carriers begin to roll out 5G networks across the country, cellular providers will be conducting independent trials of small cell and 5G infrastructure in Winnipeg in late 2020 and early 2021. The City of Winnipeg is inviting residents to provide feedback, beginning with their awareness and views on small cell technology. Small cells […]

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