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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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Trees a key focus in the 2021 budget

The 2021 preliminary budget is being considered at City Hall and includes an additional $3 Million to protect and grow our tree canopy. “This budget confirms Council’s commitment to trees with an additional investment of $3 million to address the damage from the October 2019 storm,” said Councillor John Orlikow, Deputy Mayor. “Working together and continued […]

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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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