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Moving Winnipeg Forward

The 2020-2023 four-year City of Winnipeg balanced and sustainable budget provides the foundation to move Winnipeg forward. Highlights include: Over $700 million structural deficit is eliminated Key investments in protecting our tree canopy, public safety and roads Limits property taxes to 2.33 per cent and fee increases at inflation Lays the foundation to move Winnipeg […]

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Spring/Summer 2020 Leisure Guide available

The Spring/Summer 2020 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations. Winnipeg Free Press subscribers will receive a copy in today’s edition of the paper. View the Leisure Guide online by visiting winnipeg.ca. In addition, the City’s Leisure Guide Skating brochure and Leisure Guide Swimming brochures are also available and can be viewed online […]

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Bill and Helen Norrie Library taking shape

The new Bill and Helen Norrie Library remains on schedule and budget for an anticipated opening date of late this year.  Even in the middle of winter in Winnipeg, construction is steadily progressing at the corner of Grant Avenue and Cambridge Street on the Grant Park campus, near the Pan Am Pool.   The foundation-grade beams are nearly […]

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Preliminary 2020-2023 City of Winnipeg Multi-year Balanced Budgets to be Tabled March 6

The preliminary 2020-2023 multi-year balanced Operating and Capital budgets for the City of Winnipeg will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Friday March 6, 2020 – 1:00 PM. “The multi-year balanced budget process has increased openness and engagement,” said Councillor Scott Gillingham (St. James), Chair of the Standing Policy Committee […]

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Brenda Leipsic Dog Park Update

Dogs running around a bulletin board at Brenda Leipsic Park

A section of the highly anticipated Brenda Leipsic Dog park opened this week. The gate was unlocked Thursday afternoon, and visitors are able to enter the park via a temporary entrance off the Southwest Transit Park-and-Ride lot at the east end of Willson Place. This winter, the park will be limited to the one-hectare area […]

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Winnipeg Transit presents the Santa Bus

The Santa Bus is driving holiday spirit starting Sunday, December 1 until Tuesday, December 24. Winnipeg Transit bus #142 will feature larger-than-life vinyl graphics of Santa and his reindeer. All cash fares and donations collected on the Santa Bus will go directly to the Christmas Cheer Board. The Santa Bus has been on the road every year […]

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