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Feedback request: Welcoming Winnipeg park renaming

A renaming request has been submitted through the Welcoming Winnipeg prosses to rename Andrew Currie Park to Currie Blossom Park (located at 1420 Wellington Crescent S). For more information on Welcoming Winnipeg initiative and how the City is working towards reconciliation through place-making, please visit the Welcoming Winnipeg website. The request for Andrew Currie Park […]

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Registration open for summer baseball and softball!!

The Fort Garry Community Centre has opened softball and baseball registration for the 2021 season! Provincial “Return to Play” updates and current public health orders now permit organized sports for children and youth. However, should public health orders change and sport programs are cancelled, full refunds will be provided. To ensure your child has a […]

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Starting early this year – Yard waste pick up

Given the mild spring weather, bi-weekly curbside yard waste collection will start in mid-April: Collection in Area A will begin the week of April 19 Collection in Area B will begin the week of April 26 Residents can find their collection day here: https://winnipeg.ca/waterandwaste/garbage/collectionday.stm# In the past four years, curbside collection of yard waste has […]

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Coun. John Orlikow leads with COVID-19 recovery motion

WINNIPEG, MB – River Heights-Fort Garry City Councillor and Deputy Mayor John Orlikow submitted a motion today at Winnipeg City Council that calls for the creation of a two-year COVID-19 recovery plan that includes measures and strategies to promote job and economic growth, equity and resiliency. “The City of Winnipeg has to continue to respond […]

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Opening of the Bill and Helen Norrie Library

Today I was proud to open a brand-new library in River Heights – Fort Garry! The Bill and Helen Norrie Library has been a long-time coming and was a much needed. The former River Heights Library was 60 odd years old, and our community needed more space and better accessibility in our library. While change […]

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Apply to the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership

Graduating grade twelve students from across Winnipeg are encouraged to apply for the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership. Applicants could receive $1,000 to fund their post-secondary studies! The Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership recognizes students who demonstrate consistent and outstanding dedication to making their community a better place to live. Community leadership can be show […]

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Winnipeg is an open data leader

Last week I was thrilled to learn that Winnipeg is among the top cities for openness, transparency, and access to municipal data! Public Sector Digest recently ranked Winnipeg third in its Open Cities Index, which assesses open data programs in municipalities across North America. The index includes metrics on how well-resourced programs are, how much […]

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Spring Leisure Guide programming

Leisure Guide programming will return this spring!! Registration for programs opens March 23, and the Spring 2021 Leisure Guide is available online now. You can register online, by calling 311, or in-person at 395 Main St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Customers wishing to register in person are reminded that they are […]

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Indoor pools to reopen

Indoor pools previously closed due to COVID-19 restrictions will begin reopening to members of the public on Monday, March 29, 2021 The following indoor pools will begin opening on March 29: Bonivital Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex Elmwood Kildonans Kinsmen Sherbrook Margaret Grant Pan Am Sergeant Tommy Prince Place Seven Oaks St. James Assiniboia Centennial Transcona […]

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