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Citizens encouraged to get involved on Boards and Commissions

September 30, 2018

The City of Winnipeg is accepting applications for positions on various Boards and Commissions until October 19, 2018.  If you are interested, please visit the following link…

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Future location of the new River Heights Library, renamed Bill & Helen Norrie Library

July 16, 2018

The City officially revealed the location of the future River Heights Library, renamed the Bill & Helen Norrie Library. The new library will be situated northwest of the Pan Am…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure

Reminder - Leisure Guide Registration for Spring/Summer Activities Starts March 13 and 14

March 12, 2018

Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Spring/Summer 2018 Leisure Guide activities will have staggered start dates as follows: Tuesday, March 13 at 8 a.m. –…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Linden Ridge Ward Redistribution

March 06, 2018

As a result of the 2017 Winnipeg Wards Boundaries Commission, the area we know as Linden Ridge will become part of the new ward of Waverley West this fall.   T…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge

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Celebrating the St. Andrew's Society of Winnipeg

November 29, 2017

On Nov. 23, I was honoured to help honour the St. Andrew's Society of Winnipeg with a flag raising at City Hall. The mission of the society is to promote and preserve Scottish cul…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Upgrades Coming to the Linden Woods Community Centre Thanks to Community Incentive Grant

September 18, 2017

Earlier this month, I was proud to see a Community Incentive Grant application approved for the Linden Woods Community Centre Inc. to help make the Seniors Technology Centre and Ce…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

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Citizens Encouraged to get Involved on Boards and Commissions

August 02, 2017

The City of Winnipeg will be accepting applications for positions on various Boards and Commissions from August 1, 2017 to October 20, 2017. The City Clerk’s Department init…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Travel Time Information System to Help Drivers Anticipate and Avoid delays During Waverley Underpass Construction

July 27, 2017

The City has launched a travel time information system to help drivers anticipate and avoid delays caused by train crossings and construction while the Waverley Underpass Project i…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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City Accepting Applications for the OurWinnipeg Community Advisory Committee Membership

May 18, 2017

The City of Winnipeg is accepting applications for the OurWinnipeg Community Advisory Committee membership. OurWinnipeg is the City of Winnipeg’s municipal development plan t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Coun. John Orlikow Recommends Renaming River Heights Library in Honour of Bill and Helen Norrie

April 14, 2017

Recognizing their lifelong commitments to knowledge and the residents of the City of Winnipeg, River Heights-Fort Garry City Councillor John Orlikow today introduced a motion to th…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Seasonal Curbside Yard Waste Collection to Begin April 24

April 06, 2017

This year's curbside yard waste collection program will begin the week of April 24 for homes in yard waste collection area "B" and the week of May 1 for homes in yard waste colle…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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City Accepting Applications for Winnipeg Food Council Membership

April 05, 2017

Residents are invited to submit their applications for membership in the newly-minted Winnipeg Food Council.  “The issues of local food production and distribution are …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Mayor's Scholarship for Community Leadership Now Open for Applications

March 23, 2017

The application period for the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership is now open and Grade 12 students across Winnipeg are encouraged to apply Mayor Brian Bowman ann…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Southwest Rapid Transitway Stage 2 Public Art will Celebrate Civic, Indigenous and Métis History

January 31, 2017

As part of its design, the Southwest Rapid Transitway Stage 2 will integrate public artwork celebrating civic, Indigenous and Métis history as well as the natural history an…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Report Outlines Plan to Improve the Delivery of Road Infrastructure Programs

January 28, 2017

In order to improve the delivery of road infrastructure programs, the Public Works Department plans to advertise and award engineering consultant work earlier for major road proj…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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2017 Budget Schedule Announced

November 11, 2016

The preliminary 2017 Operating and Capital budgets will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on November 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.  After the tabling of…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Citizens Encouraged to Get Involved on Boards and Commissions

September 25, 2016

The City Clerk’s Office will be accepting applications for positions on various Boards and Commissions from Sept. 23, 2016 to Nov. 18, 2016.Every September, the City Clerk&rs…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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2017 City of Winnipeg Budget Schedule Announced

September 25, 2016

The preliminary 2017 Operating and Capital budgets will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, and opportunities for residents to b…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Celebrating the International Year of Pulses

April 16, 2016

On April 14, Coun. Orlikow was honoured to help our city recognize the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's International Year of Pulses (IYP) by raising an official …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Budget 2016: Builds Winnipeg for the Future

March 02, 2016

The City of Winnipeg’s preliminary operating and capital budget tabled today is balanced, makes record investments in infrastructure, and maintains and invests in key…

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Waverley Underpass a Go!

February 24, 2016

The efforts of John Orlikow, City Councillor for River Heights-Fort Garry, to secure the proper design and funding for the Waverley Underpass have paid off as the project was offic…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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2016 Budget Schedule Announced

February 22, 2016

The preliminary 2016 Operating and Capital budgets will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Councillor Marty Morantz, Chair of…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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City of Winnipeg Invites Feedback on Budget Priorities and Preferences

November 30, 2015

  The City of Winnipeg will once again be conducting budget consultations to help shape the direction of the 2016 City Budget. “I encourage all Winnipegger’s t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Learn About Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

October 06, 2015

The vandalism and vehicle break-ins over the past number of years have had a major impact in our community. It is a priority for me, together with the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS)…

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Waving MPI Deductibles Related to Vandalism

September 25, 2015

I'm happy to share that on Sept. 25, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) announced that they will be waiving deductibles for claims of vandalism for customers who are part of its …

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Feeder main work may temporarily cause discoloured water for some residents in western parts of the city

August 31, 2015

Beginning tomorrow, work will start to inspect a section of a feeder main that crosses the river. To begin this work, the feeder main must be shut off. As a result, tap water may b…

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Silo Update

August 23, 2015

I contacted Fort Distributors for another update on levelling and safety precautions related to the leaning Silos at the transloading site at Taylor and Lindsay. Fort Distributors…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

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24 hour public notice: Adult nuisance mosquito fogging program to begin

August 12, 2015

To date, the Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations. These measures alone are no longer sufficien…

Categories: Bugs, City Hall

City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off during heat wave

August 11, 2015

The City of Winnipeg invites citizens to come in and cool off in civic facilities during regular operating hours today and this week as high temperatures are forecasted.City facili…

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Clarence Ave Street Street Renewal

August 07, 2015

Clarence Ave has been approved for construction this summer as part of the 2015 Local Street Renewal Program of the Province of Manitoba/City Of Winnipeg, Public Works Department. …

Neighbourhoods: Chevrier, Pembina Strip

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Maintenance Work to be done on Silo

August 07, 2015

I have had some residents call to ask about the Silo’s at Fort Distributing leaning to the side. I would like to provide an update on this. Fort Distributors has informed me…

Neighbourhoods: J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

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Notice of Upcoming Water Main Work - St. James Street and Wellington Crescent

August 07, 2015

Starting this week, we will begin a three-month project between St. James Street and Wellington Crescent to clean and inspect the water main that crosses under the Assiniboine Rive…

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Why not Extend Sterling Lyon Parkway to Pembina Highway?

August 04, 2015

The extension of Sterling Lyon Parkway to Pembina Highway is not a viable option for numerous reasons as listed below. 1)     The addition of a Sterling Lyon Parkway ext…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Sir John Franklin

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Ramp entering southbound Route 90 from westbound Portage Avenue closed August 5 to August 11‏

August 04, 2015

The southbound Route 90 (Century Street) ramp that runs from westbound Portage Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic from Wednesday, August 5 at 6:00 p.m. until Tuesday, A…

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Waverley Underpass to Be Built

July 30, 2015

Today, I’m so happy to announce that after years of dedicated work with City of Winnipeg staff, my fellow members of City Council and you, the residents of River Heights-Fort…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights

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Crime Prevention Action Plan for River Heights

July 20, 2015

Purpose: Reduce incidents of crime in the neighbourhoods How: Implement a multi-prong approach captured in a Crime Prevention Action Plan that includesfour pillars outlining an in…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

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Motion to Reinstate Barricades on Wellington Crescent Passed Unanimously at Council

July 15, 2015

Today at Council my motion to reinstate barricades at key access point to the Sunday Bike Routes passed unanimously.  I will be working with Public Works to have the bar…

Neighbourhoods: Wellington Crescent

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Bringing Back the Barricades

July 09, 2015

As a Winnipeg resident, as a parent, as a neighbour, but most importantly, as your representative for River Heights-Fort Garry, keeping our community safe is one of the most import…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Winnipeg Police Service Project Comet

July 07, 2015

Last summer and again this spring The Winnipeg Police Services (WPS) have been knocking doors as part of Project Comet. The main thrust of Project Comet is to raise awareness of sa…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

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Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program Helps Homeowners Keep Basements Dry

June 19, 2015

 Protect your home against basement flooding this summer by taking advantage of the Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program. The Subsidy Program, introduced by the City o…

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Doing Our Part to Make Our Neighbourhood Safe

June 09, 2015

Stopping the recent spike in vandalism and vehicle break-ins in our community is a priority for me, the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and River Heights residents — and togeth…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Councillor John Orlikow Launches Redesigned Website - More City Hall Updates and Community Information Now Available for River Heights-Fort Garry Ward

June 03, 2015

John Orlikow, City Councillor for River Heights-Fort Garry, is encouraging residents in his ward to visit the newly redesigned Orlikow.ca for everything they need to know about wha…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Winnipeg Spray Pads Now Open

June 02, 2015

Spray pads across the City of Winnipeg opened for the summer on May 30. They will stay open until September 7. Spray pads will operate from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the following loca…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Get up, get out and get active!

June 02, 2015

The City of Winnipeg is taking part in National Health and Fitness Day on Saturday, June 6, 2015. To mark National Health and Fitness Day, the City of Winnipeg will be providing fr…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Residents reminded of upcoming Spring Curbside Giveaway Weekend

May 07, 2015

Residents are reminded that this weekend, May 9 and 10, 2015, is the first giveaway weekend of this year. This is a great opportunity to find a new owner for those reusable, u…

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A new approach to Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Routes comes into effect this May‏

May 05, 2015

There are four streets in the City of Winnipeg (Wellington Crescent, Wolseley Avenue, Lyndale Drive and Scotia Street) designated as Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Routes to give cyclists …

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Community Meeting with the Winnipeg Police Service

April 30, 2015

Come meet with the officers from our district to talk about: - the car break ins that have been happening in the area - initiatives they have put in place to address the problem …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

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Teens arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicles in River Heights

April 30, 2015

 Police have two teens in custody after a River Heights vehicle break-in was reported early Wednesday morning. In a press release, police said they were called to the 300 blo…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

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Annual Street Cleaning

April 07, 2015

Starting in mid-April 2015, City of Winnipeg crews will begin the annual spring clean-up of streets, sidewalks and back lanes. The operation is expected to take four to five weeks …

Categories: City Hall, Roads

Change Your Clock, Test Your Smoke Alarm

March 06, 2015

 On Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 a.m., the clocks will ‘spring ahead’ one hour marking the beginning of daylight savings time. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service…

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Have Your Say on the City of Winnipeg’s Budget

March 04, 2015

As your City Councillor and representative at City Hall, your input is valuable and important to me. As our new council works to determine the most effective and cost-efficient…

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Annual Snow Route Parking Ban Lifted

February 28, 2015

The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective 7:01 a.m. Saturday, February 28, 2015.   The ban prohibited parking between the hours of 2:00 …

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Declared Snow Route Ban continues, Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Friday, February 13 at 7:00 a.m.

February 11, 2015

The Declared Snow Route Parking Ban put into effect at midnight February 11, 2015 will continue tonight which prohibits parking on any designated snow route between midnight and 7:…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Declared Snow Route Parking Ban in Effect Starting Tonight at Midnight

February 10, 2015

In response to recent and forecasted snowfall, a grader plowing operation will begin tonight at 7:00 p.m. on main routes, bus routes and collector streets to improve roadway condit…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Precautionary boil water advisory lifted for City of Winnipeg’s water system - Tap water safe and citizens no longer need to take special precautions

January 29, 2015

The Medical Officer of Health with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority advised the City at 2:51 p.m. today that the precautionary boil water advisory issued for Winnipeg’s…

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Winnipeg remains under a precautionary boil water advisory - Results negative for bacteria however second set of negative results required before precautionary boil water advisory can be lifted

January 28, 2015

Results received today are negative for bacteria in all the water samples retested. However, the provincial Medical Officer of Health advises that the precautionary boil water advi…

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A Precautionary Advisory Issued for City of Winnipeg Tap Water

January 27, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Water users cautioned to boil their water   Winnipeg, MB –The Medical Officer of Health, Manitoba Health and the Office of Drinking Water ha…

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Manitoba Health Boil Water Advisory

January 27, 2015

For those water users East of the Red River Issued by the Medical Officer of Health, Manitoba Health and the Office of Drinking Water, Manitoba Water Stewardship January 27, 2015…

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Let's Chip In - Christmas Tree Recycling Program

December 29, 2014

 Depots open from December 27, 2014 to  January 20, 2015 Recycle your Christmas tree Don't throw your Christmas tree away after the holiday season. Recycle it  b…

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Reminder: Leisure Guide registration for Winter programs starts December 16 and 17‏

December 11, 2014

Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Winter 2015 programs will have staggered start dates as follows: Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00 a.m. - Registration begins fo…

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Waverley Underpass Study Design

December 10, 2014

Please see the attached link for the Waverley Underpass Study Design. Please take a moment to complete the community survey regarding the Waverley Underpass. The survey will remai…

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Geneva of the North Proposal Approved by CEC

November 20, 2014

A social and economic Winnipeg advantage Thursday, November 20, 2014 The Canadian Museum of Human Rights provides the opportunity to advance Human Rights and provide social and…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Taxes and Fees

Recent neighbourhood vehicle break-ins

November 14, 2014

 Recently there has been an increase in reports of car windows being smashed in the area. I am writing to let you know that I have spoken to the Winnipeg Police Service and ra…

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John Orlikow and Janice Lukes named to EPC

November 14, 2014

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2014 Municipal Election Information

October 06, 2014

For 2014 Municipal Election Information you can visit my re-election website - reelect.orlikow.ca, send me an email at reelect@orlikow.ca or call my campaign office at 204.289.3034…

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The Waverley Underpass is getting closer to reality

September 24, 2014

The City of Winnipeg Capital Budget included $1.2 million to get the project ready for funding and has begun through meetings with direct stakeholders to work towards the goal of a…

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Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Bulletin #1

July 04, 2014

 To date, the Public Works Department’s Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations. These …

Categories: Bugs, City Hall

River Heights included in 2014 Water Main Cleaning Schedule

July 04, 2014

 Starting Saturday, July 5 the City of Winnipeg will be cleaning about 646 kilometres of water mains in south portion of the city including River Heights. City crews will be c…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

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Real Estate Audit – Deceit, Favoritism and Incompetence

July 02, 2014

Winnipeggers have been forced to unnecessarily pay millions of dollars for nothing instead of fixing infrastructure, reducing debt and building a better city. The irresponsible was…

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Healthy Community Centres are Key to Healthy Neighbourhoods

June 27, 2014

I have remained committed to ensuring that residents have access to local programming at their local community centre and parks are safe and accessible to all.   Here is wh…

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Wpg14 - Ensure you are on the Voters List

June 13, 2014

June, 10/14 Winnipeg, MB – The 2014 General Civic Election for the City of Winnipeg will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.  Eligible voters will have the opportun…

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2014 Budget Consultation Update Volume 2

May 20, 2014

Spending wisely, meeting collective needs, creating the future we want The City of Winnipeg’s engagement process for the 2015-17 Operating Budget and the 2015-2020 Capital B…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Brush Up Winnipeg offering to Paint Homes for Seniors

May 16, 2014

  It’s that time of year again! Do you know anyone in Winnipeg (friend, family member, neighbour) who is need of an exterior spruce-up to their home and meets the foll…

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Winnipeg Public Library is looking for your "Inspiring Ideas" to help us plan for our future

May 12, 2014

 On April 28, the Library launched Inspiring Ideas - a major, city-wide public engagement process that will help create a new 5-year Strategic Plan for your public l…

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City of Winnipeg invites all citizens to bring their biggest, best ideas to the budget consultation process

May 08, 2014

The City of Winnipeg is undertaking a new way to engage both internal and external stakeholders and citizens in a conversation and consultation process for the 2015-17 Operating Bu…

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Curbside yard waste collection begins this week

April 30, 2014

The seasonal yard waste collection program begins Monday, April 28, 2014, and will continue until November, depending on the weather. Yard waste will be collected at the curb once …

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Worth of rapid transit investment must be proven

April 16, 2014

By: John Orlikow, River Heights-Fort Garry City Councillor Ward Report   Committing funding to the proposed South West Bus Rapid Transit (SWBRT) route is significant du…

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I will not be a candidate for the office of Mayor in this fall's civic election

April 11, 2014

After a period of reflection with my wife and family and with key supporters, I am announcing today that I will not be a candidate for the office of Mayor in this fall’s civi…

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City increases several services to prepare for spring thaw

April 03, 2014

Drainage improvement operations, pothole repairs ramp up; sandbags available to residents this Friday Winnipeg, MB – Due to forecasted warmer temperatures over the next seve…

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Backlane Snow Clearing

March 16, 2014

The recent melting and freezing has rutted back lanes which will be plowed in the next few days. The lane clearing should be completed by Monday March 17 at 7pm. Work will be…

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Snow Removal

City of Winnipeg Spring/Summer Leisure Guide now available

March 16, 2014

 The Spring/Summer 2014 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…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

The Sale of Grosvenor Fire Hall to the Rose and Max Rady Jewish Community Centre to continue the public use of the building as a daycare is a principled decision

February 26, 2014

 The sale of the Grosvenor Fire Hall to the Rose and Max Rady Jewish Community Centre reflects the best public value for taxpayers.   The sale of the Grosveno…

Categories: City Hall

Protecting Historic Neighbourhoods

February 26, 2014

 I opposed the rezoning of 87 Harvard St from a R1 zoned single family home to a R2 zoned property that allows for a four- plex condominium to be built on the property. My op…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m.

February 13, 2014

The public is advised that the Declared Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect Thursday, February 13, 2014 will be extended as a result of a forecasted system that brought…

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Snow Removal

EPC short $1.13 million of the money needed to Re-open Sherbrook Pool

December 14, 2013

Today Winnipeg’s City Council’s Executive Policy Committee (EPC) tabled amendments to the City of Winnipeg’s 2014 Preliminary Budget, falling short by $1.13 milli…

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Councillor John Orlikow's Budget Accountability Tool

December 11, 2013

Winnipeg City Councillor John Orlikow released his Budget Accountability Tool today to help Winnipeggers get a true idea of how Mayor Sam Katz is managing their money. The tool us…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Support the Waverley Underpass - Sign Our Petition to Get the Waverley Underpass included in the 2014 City of Winnipeg Budget

December 06, 2013

The Waverley Underpass has long been discussed but Mayor Sam Katz has not included this important infrastructure project in the 2014 City of Winnipeg budget. Residents have been p…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, South River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Mayor's 2014 - 2016 Preliminary Operating and Capital Budget Consultation Process Fails Winnipeggers

December 05, 2013

On November 29, 2013 following months of back room deals, Mayor Sam Katz and his selected Councillors tabled their City of Winnipeg 2014 – 2016 Preliminary Operating and Capi…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Winnipeg Launching Budget Consultation Process

December 05, 2013

June 12, 2013 – The City of Winnipeg has launched a new budget consultation process to engage the citizens of Winnipeg in helping to shape the direction of the City’s b…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Sam Katz's Budget Fails Winnipeggers Once Again

November 29, 2013

November 29, 2013 – Today the 2014 Sam Katz budget was released and once again the Mayor has failed Winnipeggers. The 2014 Capital and Operating Budgets for the City of Winni…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Mayor Launches Second-annual Hockey Equipment Drive

October 14, 2013

Mayor Sam Katz and Councillor Thomas Steen (Elmwood - East Kildonan) today kicked off the City of Winnipeg’s second-annual campaign to collect gently-used hockey equipment at…

Categories: City Hall

2014 City of Winnipeg Boards & Commissions Process

October 14, 2013

The process for citizen appointments to the City of Winnipeg Boards and Commissions for 2014 is now underway.   On Monday, September 23rd, clickable banners (please see end …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall

Improving Safety and Reducing Traffic Noise Along Academy Road

September 27, 2013

The City will be extending the Overlay work on Academy from Cambridge to Harrow starting this weekend and continuing over the next few weeks.   The work is planned to take…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Phase 2 of Neighbourhood Park/Public Space Investments

September 27, 2013

 I am happy to announce the placement of a brand-new play structure in Biscayne Bay Park this year. This is the thirteenth structure in the ward that has been upgraded or repl…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Green Space, Infrastructure

New River Heights Crosswalk

September 27, 2013

 There is something new on Corydon at Elm, close to Corydon Community Centre and Ecole River Heights School: the long-awaited new crosswalk has finally been constructed. &nbs…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

2013 Fall Leisure Guide Now Available

August 19, 2013

The Fall 2013 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…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Orlikow Voted Against $10,000 Incentive

July 22, 2013

... Orlikow said government should not be stepping in to distort the real estate market. He also questioned other aspects of the Exchange-Waterfront plan, including CentreVenture's…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Taxes and Fees

No Hunger Summer Food Drive

June 24, 2013

Mayor Sam Katz is urgently calling on Winnipeggers to donate non-perishable goods in a city-wide food drive for Winnipeg Harvest. The "No Hunger Summer" food drive collec…

Categories: City Hall

City of Winnipeg Budget Consultations Website

June 13, 2013

 The City of Winnipeg Budget Consultation website is at www.wpgbudget.ca/. There is background and public meetings information at this site. There are also other ways c…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, By-laws, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Wellington Crs Sunday Closure Enforcement

May 21, 2013

This past May 14, 2013 I passed a motion at the City Centre Community Committee that will be a significant step towards giving police the ability to enforce the closure of Wellingt…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: By-laws, City Hall, Traffic

Annual summer water meter reading program begins Wednesday, May 8, 2013

May 06, 2013

Winnipeg, MB – Starting Wednesday, May 8, 2013, and continuing until the end of August, City of Winnipeg water meter readers will be visiting homes weekdays between 2:30 p.m.…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees

Orlikow Eager to Get Ball Rolling on Winnipeg's Canada Games Bid

April 30, 2013

 Been there, done that and support this   Winnipeg, MB – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is throwing his support behind Winnipeg’s b…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees

City of Winnipeg selected to host 2017 Canada Summer Games

April 29, 2013

For Immediate Release Friday, April 26, 2013   Winnipeg, MB - Today at an announcement at The Forks, the Canada Games Council and the Province of Manitoba named the City of…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction - 40 to 60 Yale Avenue

March 15, 2013

Starting the week of March 11, 2013, we will begin a six-week project to renew the aging sewer on Yale Avenue to keep it functioning properly.   Funds from the City’s …

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Public Safety

Nominations for the Winnipeg Arts Council Awards, Deadline April 9

March 15, 2013

The 7th annual Winnipeg Arts Council Awards will be presented at The Mayor's Luncheon for the Arts, a celebration that recognizes and promotes the arts, artists and partnerships th…

Categories: City Hall

Change your clock, test your smoke alarm

March 08, 2013

On Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 2:00 a.m., the clocks will ‘spring ahead’ one hour marking the beginning of daylight savings time. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is e…

Categories: City Hall

Spring/Summer Leisure Guide Now Available

March 01, 2013

The Spring/Summer 2013 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. Winn…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Spring Flood Bulletin #1

March 01, 2013

The Provincial spring flood outlook issued Wednesday, February 27, 2013, indicates that based on spring thaw and weather conditions, river levels within the city could range betwee…

Categories: City Hall

Orlikow: No More "Digging First, Asking Questions Later"

February 26, 2013

City Must Set Up Functional Design Committee for Bus Rapid Transit For Immediate Release - Feb 27 2013   WINNIPEG - John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights- Fort Garry s…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: City Hall, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

2013 Budget Town Hall

January 25, 2013

The 2013 City of Winnipeg Operating and Capital budgets are provided below for your review and comments On January 25, 2013, I held a Budget Town Hall and the powerpoint presentat…

Categories: City Hall

River Heights/Ft. Garry Ward Assessment of the City of Winnipeg's Budgets

January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013 – Councillor Orlikow has provided a Neighbourhood Assessment of where the City spends your money and an opportunity for input. Last week you and Councillor …

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

LET'S WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE SURE YOUR VOICE IS HEARD: 2013 Budgets

January 09, 2013

A 2013 Budget Town Hall will be held by Councillor Orlikow notwithstanding the fact that there will be no City wide pre-budget public consultation held this year. Councillor Orlik…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Residents reminded of adjusted garbage and recycling schedules during holiday season

December 21, 2012

The City of Winnipeg is reminding residents who normally have collection on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, to please put recycling and garbage carts out one day later for…

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Winter fun for everyone in Winnipeg parks

December 21, 2012

The City of Winnipeg wants to remind the public there are numerous opportunities available to enjoy outdoor activities at City parks and facilities this holiday season. The City&rs…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Nominations Open for Mayor's Volunteer Service Award

December 14, 2012

Mayor Sam Katz and Volunteer Manitoba President Donn Pirie today kicked off preparations for the 30th annual Volunteer Awards with a call for nominations.   The Volunteer Aw…

Categories: City Hall

City Supports Keeping ELA Open

December 05, 2012

Winnipeg mayor to send letter in support of keeping ELA open while ... MetroNews Canada John Orlikow (River Heights-Fort Garry) brought the original motion to the executive pol…

Categories: City Hall, Sustainability

Winter Leisure Guide now available

November 30, 2012

For Immediate Release Friday, November 30, 2012   Winnipeg, MB - The Winter 2013 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centre…

Categories: City Hall

Westbound lanes closed on Grant Avenue from Wilton Street to Nathaniel Street due to a water main break

November 23, 2012

For road safety, crews are in the process of closing both westbound lanes on Grant Avenue from Wilton Street to Nathaniel Street due to a water main break. Emergency repairs will b…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Monday evening at 7:00 p.m

November 12, 2012

A residential parking ban has been declared, and plowing of residential streets will begin Monday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m. to improve the overall condition of residential streets.…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Snow Removal

City of Winnipeg 2014 General Assessment for Property Owners is Currently Underway

November 02, 2012

The City of Winnipeg 2014 General Assessment for property owners is currently underway.   Properties in Winnipeg are assessed every two years to ensure assessment values k…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Where to get Paper Yard Waste Bags this weekend

October 26, 2012

October 26, 2012 - If you are in need of paper yard waste bags this weekend here are some options of stores that have them in stock : -       Canadia…

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision on Academy Road

October 24, 2012

On Tuesday October 23, 2012 at approximately 11:15 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service and other emergency responders, attended to the area of Academy Road and Wilton…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety, Transit

2012 Fall Sweeping Program

October 20, 2012

The City’s fall clean-up of streets will begin Sunday evening, October 21, 2012, weather permitting and will target areas of Winnipeg where the accumulation of leaves is part…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Waste Removal

City of Winnipeg Boards and Commissions

October 20, 2012

The process for appointments to the City of Winnipeg Boards and Commissions is underway. On September 24th, clickable banners (below) began running in the Winnipeg Free Press, Win…

Categories: City Hall

Hockey Equipment Drive

October 12, 2012

For Immediate Release Friday, Oct. 12, 2012   Winnipeg, MB – Mayor Sam Katz and Councillor Thomas Steen today kicked off a two-week hockey equipment drive, calling o…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Public Safety

External Audit of how Winnipeg Sales land Approved

September 29, 2012

September 27, 2012,  An external audit has been approved to respond to the fact that many Winnipegges have lost faith that their City government is working in their best…

Categories: By-laws, City Hall, Development, Public Safety

Time to Band Your Trees

September 10, 2012

The City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch, along with Trees Winnipeg (formerly Coalition to Save the Elms), strongly recommend that you band your elm, ash, maple and ornam…

Categories: City Hall

Winnipeg's Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend Just Around the Corner

September 10, 2012

Are you doing some late-season cleaning and have some items in good condition that you’ll never use again?  Residents are invited to take advantage of this year’s …

Categories: City Hall

City to Commission Operational Review of the Winnipeg Police Service

September 10, 2012

Committed to ensuring efficient and effective use of taxpayers’ funds through its investments in public safety, the City of Winnipeg is launching an operational review of th…

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

River Heights Library Closed Tuesday August 28

August 27, 2012

River Heights Library will be temporarily closed on Tuesday August 28 due to work being done on the street in front of the library. As a result of this work the water will be off a…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Sewer Construction On Clarence Avenue from 1001 Clarence Avenue to Marshall Bay

August 26, 2012

Starting the week of August 27, 2012, the City of Winnipeg will begin a six (6) week project to replace the aging sewer at this location to keep it functioning properly. …

Neighbourhoods: Maybank

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

2012 Sewer Inspections and Re-Inspections

August 26, 2012

In accordance with Section 66 Exemptions of the City of Winnipeg Neighborhood Liveability Bylaw No. 1/2008, which states: 66. This Part does not apply to: b) “sound produce…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

City of Winnipeg to Revert to Regular Operating Hours for Outdoor Pools

August 14, 2012

With cooler evening temperatures being experienced in Winnipeg, the City is returning to regular operating hours for outdoor pools effective tomorrow, Tuesday, August 14.   …

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Railway Crossing Closure on Kingsway Avenue Between Lindsay Street and Renfrew Street

August 14, 2012

The public is advised that Kingsway Ave. will be completely closed to eastbound and eastbound traffic at the crossing between Lindsay Street and Renfrew Street on Tuesday, August 1…

Neighbourhoods: Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Traffic

City Continues, Increases Activities to Reduce Number of West Nile Virus Mosquitoes

August 14, 2012

In light of provincial tests indicating the presence of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes in and around the city, the Winnipeg Public Service is assuring citizens of our ongoing, proac…

Categories: Bugs, City Hall

Construction to begin on Pembina Highway Buffered Bike Lanes Project

July 24, 2012

Beginning the week of July 23, 2012, the City of Winnipeg will begin constructing buffered bikes lanes on Pembina Highway between Crescent and Plaza Drives as part of a rehabilitat…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall

City of Winnipeg to Extend Outdoor Swimming Pool Hours of Operation

July 12, 2012

The City of Winnipeg is extending the hours of operation at outdoor pools in strategic locations to ensure availability in as many areas of the city as possible, during hot and hum…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Temporary Closure of River Heights Library

July 12, 2012

River Heights Library, 1520 Corydon Avenue, will be closed as of Friday, July 20, at 5:00 p.m. for minor repair work. The Library is expected to reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, A…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Increase in Water Use Due to Hot, Dry Weather

July 10, 2012

Peak hourly water use reached a high of 18.8 million litres on Monday, July 9, 2012, one of the highest on record in the last decade. However, it is still significantly less than t…

Categories: City Hall

Spray pad hours of operation extended starting today

July 10, 2012

In response to the long range forecast for hot and humid weather over the next week, the City of Winnipeg is extending the hours of operation at all spray pads.   “I…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Alternative Service Delivery Committee to consider Public Service recommendations for City-run golf courses

July 10, 2012

The City of Winnipeg Public Service is taking next steps in the process of its review of City-owned golf courses.   The City Auditor’s November 2010 Operational Revi…

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Residential Parking Program Changes

July 10, 2012

Situation Currently there is some confusion in the general public around the rules relating to the Residential Parking Program (RPP), particularly in relation as to where permits …

Categories: City Hall, Roads

Back Lane Pavement Widening - Grosvenor Avenue to Kingsway Avenue

June 29, 2012

Starting the week of June 25, 2012 the City of Winnipeg will begin work a project to widen the existing backlane. The backlane will have no vehicle access from June 25 until July …

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Regional Street Renewal Program - Lanark Street - Mathers Avenue to Grant Avenue

June 29, 2012

Beginning in June 2012 the City of Winnipeg will begin work on street renewal on Lanark Street – Mathers Avenue to Grant Avenue. The project will be staged in two constructi…

Neighbourhoods: Mathers

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Ash/Oak Alley to get New Back Lane

June 29, 2012

The Ash/Oak alley from Wellington Crs to Academy Rd. was one of the worst back lanes in the Ward and I am pleased that it will be reconstructed in 2012. After personally going to …

Neighbourhoods: Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Signalized Cross Walk at Elm and Corydon Takes One More Step to Becoming Reality

June 29, 2012

A signalized Cross Walk at Elm St. and Corydon Ave. must be installed to make it safer for children and others to cross the street in order to access to River Heights Junior H…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, North River Heights, Rockwood

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety, Roads

New Waste and Recycling Pick Up Service Coming Fall 2012

June 04, 2012

  If you live in a house, duplex, or multiplex with seven units or less, your garbage and recycling collection will change to a new, modernized and improved collection servic…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Winnipeggers can still register for Summer Leisure Guide programs and camps

June 04, 2012

Summer Leisure Guide programs and camps are starting soon and there is still time to register! The City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide offers an exciting lineup of summer camps, fea…

Categories: City Hall

What Parcel 4 (City's Land @ the Forks) Could Be

May 23, 2012

2011 Amanda Burden Urban Open Space Award   St. Louis’ Citygarden, a 2.9-acre richly landscaped sculpture garden and park that has altered the perception of the city&…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety

Community Grant Awards for May 2012 - Grant Park High School

May 15, 2012

  Councillor Orlikow is happy to announce the following Per Capita Grants have been awarded in the River Heights - Fort Garry Ward for May 2012. Per-Capita Grants are small c…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park

Categories: City Hall

Community Grant Awards for May 2012 - Grosvenor School

May 15, 2012

  Councillor Orlikow is happy to announce the following Per Capita Grants have been awarded in the River Heights - Fort Garry Ward for May 2012. Per-Capita Grants are small c…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: City Hall

Community Grant Awards for May 2012 - Academy Road Business Improvement Zone

May 15, 2012

  Councillor Orlikow is happy to announce the following Per Capita Grants have been awarded in the River Heights - Fort Garry Ward for May 2012. Per-Capita Grants are small c…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Sir John Franklin Play Structure Upgrades

May 15, 2012

I am happy to announce that work to upgrade the play structure at Sir John Franklin Community Center has started. Accessibility was taken into consideration in the design and …

Neighbourhoods: J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Dog Adoption Sale

May 15, 2012

  The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding an Adopt-a-Dog sale on Tuesday, May 15, Wednesday May 16, and Thursday, May 17, from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m., 10…

Categories: City Hall

Water Main Cleaning Program

May 05, 2012

  Starting Saturday, May 5. the City of Winnipeg will be cleaning about 318 kilometres of water mains in south west portion of the city.  City crews will be cleanin…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Chevrier, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank, Pembina Strip, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

Water Park file political fiasco foreshadows Golf Course file fiasco

April 27, 2012

April 26, 2012 - The article regarding concerns in how the Water Park file was managed, attached below, outlines a political problem at City Hall.  I have and do not hav…

Categories: By-laws, City Hall, Development, Green Space

2012 Business Tax Bills

April 27, 2012

On Thursday April 19, 2012, Business Tax Bills will be mailed to approximately 12,200 business premises within the City of Winnipeg. 2012 Business Taxes are payable on, or befor…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Corydon Avenue Between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street Closed to Traffic

April 27, 2012

The catch basin on the south side of Corydon Avenue between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street, and the pipe that runs from the catch basin to the sewer manhole, collapsed yesterday…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Construction Notice - Ash/Oak Street Alley

April 25, 2012

Please see the attached construction notice for the Ash/Oak Street Alley from Academy to  Wellington Crescent.   images/userfiles/Ash St-Oak St Alley - Academy - Wellin…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Community Grant Awards for April 2012

April 24, 2012

  Councillor Orlikow is happy to announce the following Per Capita Grants have been awarded in the River Heights - Fort Garry Ward this past April 2012. Per-Capita Grant…

Neighbourhoods: Chevrier, Grant Park, Maybank, North River Heights

Categories: City Hall

Community Grant Awards for March 2012

April 24, 2012

  Councillor Orlikow is happy to announce the following Per Capita Grants have been awarded in the River Heights - Fort Garry Ward this past March 2012. Per-Capita Grant…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall

Investing in Queenston School/City Partnership that benefit all

April 18, 2012

April, 2012, I approved a grant to the Queenston School Parent Advisory Committee for $50,000, to assist with the cost of the Queenston School Community Gym Enhancement Campaign pr…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights

Categories: City Hall

Councillor Orlikow says no to Public Money for the Water Park

April 18, 2012

April 18, 2012, Councillor Orlikow today asked the Executive Policy Committee to rescind the $7 million in public funding from the Water Park proposal and allocate those dollars eq…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Taxes and Fees

Don't Trash Your Yard Waste! Leaf It With Us! - Spring Yard Waste Depots Now Open

April 09, 2012

  City of Winnipeg residents can recycle their yard waste by dropping it off at any of the Leaf It With Us depots, seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The yard was…

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Councillor Orlikow's Position Regarding Lack of Dutch Elm Disease Funding in the 2012 Operating Budget

April 04, 2012

There have been previous motions made through the River Heights/Ft. Garry Ward regarding the need to address the issue of properly funding and replanting our tree stock to ensure t…

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Councillor Orlikow's Position Regarding Arts Funding in the 2012 Operating Budget

April 04, 2012

  The lack of Vision associated with the Mayor’s 2012 Operating Budget is represented through the lack of funding to support the soul of Winnipeg, which is our Arts Com…

Categories: City Hall

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Reminds Residents to be Cautious Around Ice-Covered Bodies of Water

March 21, 2012

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service reminds residents to be cautious around ice-covered bodies of water including rivers, streams, creeks, ponds and ditches.   As spring a…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

Executive Policy and Council Meetings Dates for Review of the 2012 Operating Budget

March 12, 2012

The Executive Policy Committee and Council meetings to review the 2012 Operating Budget will be held on the following dates:   Executive Policy Committee hears delegat…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

City of Winnipeg Looking at Options for Expanding the Pembina Highway Underpass

March 12, 2012

The City of Winnipeg is in the process of considering options to:   1. Increase the number of northbound traffic lanes at the Pembina Highway Underpass from two lanes to t…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Traffic

Save Our Green Space Update

March 06, 2012

There has been a number of Motions to request that public consultation begin before developer proposals are identified and to identify lands that are not for sale due to heritage, …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Crescentwood, Grant Park, North River Heights, Pembina Strip

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Orlikow: Transportation Plan Needs to Put Winnipeg's Taxpayers & Infrastructure First

March 05, 2012

John Orlikow, City Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is asking Winnipeggers to join him in sending a message to Mayor Sam Katz: put Winnipeg taxpayers first and make fixing…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

2012 Budget Consultation for South Ward

March 01, 2012

On Friday, March 16th at 7pm I will be holding a public meeting at the Linden Woods Community Centre – Multi-Purpose Room to discuss how the budget impacts you and your neigh…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank, Pembina Strip

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

2012 Budget Consultation for North Ward

March 01, 2012

On Wednesday, March 14th at 7pm I will be holding a public meeting at the River Heights Community Centre – Multi-Purpose Room - to review the impact of the budget for those s…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Kenaston Expansion

February 27, 2012

On January 25th, City Council approved the Route 90 expansion, including additional lanes and an active transportation pathway, as a response to the increasing overcapacity of traf…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

TR Hodgson Park Survey

February 27, 2012

The City of Winnipeg is working to improve the playground area in TR Hodgson Park (north of Carpathia School playing fields). We are very interested in your ideas and would like …

Neighbourhoods: Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Secret Meetings, Phony Consultation No Way to Plan for City, says Orlikow

February 23, 2012

 February 23, 2012 WINNIPEG - A plan for the City of Winnipeg cooked up by the Mayor and select councillors during a secret retreat raised concerns that a six-hour “Str…

Categories: City Hall

Kenaston Widening from Taylor to Ness Approved

February 07, 2012

A motion to accept Option 4 for the widening of Kenaston Blvd from Taylor to Ness was presented to Council and approved. Preliminary information about this plan is available on the…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Winnipeg Art Gallery Celebrates 100 Years

February 07, 2012

The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada’s oldest civic art gallery, will celebrate its 100th anniversary from September 2012 through August 2013. Officially opened on December 16, 1…

Categories: City Hall

Taxes, Program Cuts and Other Options - Have Your Say On-Line

February 01, 2012

The City of Winnipeg is currently undertaking a public consultation on the 2012 Operating Budget. A public forum was held on Tuesday, January 31, at the Winnipeg Convention Centre,…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Councillor Orlikow's Launches Neighbourhood Updates

January 31, 2012

January 31, 2012 - The Neighbourhood Updates are designed to keep you informed of what is happening in your neighbourhood and in the City Sign up for your Neighbo…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall

River Heights/Ft. Garry Ward Grant to Children's Rehabilitation Foundation

January 23, 2012

The Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation on Wellington Crescent provides an incredible service to those that face mobility challenges through innovation and care. I am proud…

Neighbourhoods: Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Your Green Space Threatened

January 16, 2012

The City of Winnipeg has embarked on a process to sell public green space (golf courses) to developers through an Expression of Interest (E.O.I.) process. images/userfiles/497-201…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Development, Green Space, Sustainability

Stop the Sell Out

December 11, 2011

December 10, 2011 - Winnipeg Council is about to open up land for Rural Municipalities, so more people and business from Winnipeg can move there, thanks to Winnipeg selling our wat…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Winter 2012 Leisure Guide Now Available

December 06, 2011

The Winter 2012 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 F…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Selling City Arenas - The Introduction

November 28, 2011

The City of Winnipeg will be getting out of the arena "business" by divesting the 15 City owned arenas to another party. The process has begun with a tender process to d…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety

Selling out our City and no need for Councillor's to know about it?

November 25, 2011

On November 30, 2011 a motion is going before the Executive Council Committee that will increase the existing infrastructure deficit, drive more traffic into Wi…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Budget shows city borrowing more to pay for infrastructure projects

November 23, 2011

  Councillor Orlikow talks about the budget and infrastructure. The backup is astronomical, let alone t…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

3-Point "Positive Plan" 2012 Capital Budget Recommendations

November 21, 2011

I presented a three-point 2012 Capitial Budget plan that should be adopted by the City to ensure that any funds raised from the sale of City’s properties - like arenas a…

Categories: City Hall, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees

Transportation Plan Needs to Put Winnipeg Tax Payers First

November 16, 2011

presentation to Council November 16, 2011  I am voting to put Winnipeg taxpayers first and make fixing existing infrastructure a top priority in the City’s Transportati…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Public Service unveils Transportation Master Plan - Meeting will take place November 4

November 03, 2011

Long-term policy framework: a blueprint to integrate planning for future land use, transportation Today, the Winnipeg Public Service released its Transportation Master Plan, a…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Transportation Master Plan Goes on Shelf?

November 01, 2011

November, 1, 2011, I am going through the Plan and have difficultly understanding what more it is then a compilation of various other reports into one. The other issue is that the…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

Transportation Master Plan Released for Public Input

November 01, 2011

The City's Transportation Master Plan is available for public input. The Purposes of the Plan are: - Ensure that traffic does not use our neighbourhoods to cut through to an…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

City's Fall Leaf Sweeping Program begins October 23 - Public asked to refrain from raking yard waste material such as grass clippings, leaves or other debris onto the streets

October 23, 2011

The City of Winnipeg's fall cleanup of streets will begin Sunday evening, October 23, 2011, weather permitting, and will target areas of Winnipeg where the accumulation of leaves i…

Categories: City Hall, Roads

Engineering Study to be Completed for Pembina Underpass Upgrades

October 18, 2011

  The City of Winnipeg’s Public Works Department has awarded a consulting engineering contract to Dillon Consulting Limited for a preliminary engineering study for upgr…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Proposed Garbage and Recycling Master Plan unveiled

September 23, 2011

 Plan designed to minimize environmental impact, reduce illegal dumping and provide uniform services city-wide   Through a nine-month consultation process with input fr…

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

River Heights Library Reopening

September 13, 2011

River Heights Library, located at 1520 Corydon Avenue, will reopen Thursday, September 15 at 10:00 a.m. The library has been closed for three weeks for roof repairs, which were c…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Fall 2011 Lesuire Guide Now Available - Registration Begins August 29

August 27, 2011

The City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide offers a number of fun and exciting programs to help preschoolers and children develop the skills they need to get active for life.  Enjoy a…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Construction on Corydon

August 20, 2011

Beginning on August 15 pavement reconstruction will be taking place on Corydon Ave. The construction will take approximately ten weeks to complete, depending on weather and other …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Water main break on Kenaston

August 12, 2011

The water main break between Corydon & Lockston was a major break that affected 20 homes in the area for a short period.         The Water & Waste …

Neighbourhoods: J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Full closure of McGillivray Boulevard between Pembina Highway and Beaumont Street

August 12, 2011

A full road closure will take place from McGillivray Boulevard between Pembina Highway and Beaumont Street. The road will be closed Friday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m. to Monday, …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

Categories: City Hall, Roads

Upgrades to the River Heights Public Library Requires Temporary Closure

August 08, 2011

River Heights Library is a wonderful community asset that requires a new roof. Unfortunately, the library will need to be closed in order to complete the installation of the new r…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, South River Heights

Categories: City Hall

North River Heights Graffiti

August 06, 2011

A rash of Graffiti happened in the North River Heights area over the past long weekend. If you were tagged and would like information on City programs to help remove the tag, ple…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

Full closure on Waverley Street and Lindenwood Place

July 28, 2011

A full road closure that will take place this weekend on Waverley Street and Lindenwood Place.  This closure will be in effect on Saturday, July 30 at 6 a.m. and will reo…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

Categories: City Hall, Roads

Sidewalk Renewal on Academy Road

June 28, 2011

A sidewalk renewal project has been approved for construction this summer as part of the 2011 Sidewalk Renewal Program.  The sidewalk construction will take place on Academy…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Councillor Orlikow approves grant for Scouts Canada Education Adventure Camps

June 26, 2011

June 26, 2011 – I am pleased to announce that the City Centre Community Committee has approved a grant request from Scouts Canada to assist with the cost of the Quest 2011 an…

Categories: City Hall

Councillor Orlikow discusses his support of the second leg of rapid transit and outlines how we can pay for it on Winnipeg Direct

June 23, 2011

Councillor Orlikow was on the local news program Winnipeg Direct discussing road, highway and rapid transit projects in Winnipeg. He outlines his support for of the second leg o…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Councillor Orlikow approves grant for Prairie Theatre Exchange

June 23, 2011

June 16, 2011 – I am pleased to announce that the City Centre Community Committee has approved a Community Incentive Grant for a Revitalization and Renewal Project at Prairie…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall

City to Mark Arbor Day with Tree Planting

June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011 - River Heights councillor John Orlikow and Deputy Mayor Justin Swandel will preside today over a formal  ceremony and planting of a Linden tree will mark Arbor …

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Sunday Bike Routes Must Be Safe Routes

June 16, 2011

June 13, 2011 – Traffic on Wellington Crescent, Wolseley and Scotia Streets are restricted on Sundays to local traffic only to allow families, groups and individuals the oppo…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Traffic

Cankerworm Control Program Continues in Select Areas

June 13, 2011

During the month of June the City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch will continue its cankerworm control program. Spraying will not occur if there is significant rainfall…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Bugs, City Hall

2011 City Tax Bill Update

May 16, 2011

May 16, 2011, Property Tax Bills have been mailed to approximately 213,000 registered owners of real property located within the City of Winnipeg.   Property Taxes are payab…

Categories: City Hall

2011 Lehotsky Scholarships call for nominations

May 09, 2011

        The Lehotsky Scholarship Fund was created in 2006 to award scholarships to young Winnipeggers who have significantly contributed and have acted as a…

Categories: City Hall

Osborne Bridge Rehabilitation Construction Begins Tuesday, April 12, 2011

April 12, 2011

Residents are advised that construction on the east side of the Osborne Bridge and Osborne Street from Broadway to River Avenue will run from April to October 2011. Traffic will be…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic, Transit

City Flood Response - Call for Volunteers

April 12, 2011

As river levels are rising, the City is calling for volunteers to help with crucial sandbagging efforts in vulnerable neighbourhoods.  If you have time outside working hours t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

City Continues To Seek Volunteers For Sandbagging

April 07, 2011

The City is continuing its call for volunteers to assist property owners with sandbagging efforts tomorrow and over the coming days.   Individuals and groups who are intere…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall

Fire Station No. 12 on Grosvenor to be Relocated

April 01, 2011

The fire hall to be constructed as the new Fire Paramedic Station No. 12 to be located in South River Heights. "At the very latest, we want the new station open by March 2012…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

City Responds To Provincial Flood Outlook

April 01, 2011

On Friday, March 25, 2011, the Province of Manitoba issued its third spring flood outlook for Manitoba.    Based on this revised flood outlook: · &nbs…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall

Councillors Launch Ad Campaign Asking Winnipeggers to Challenge Sam Katz on Budget

March 16, 2011

Media Release For Immediate Release - March 16, 2011   WINNIPEG - Six Winnipeg City Councillors are launching an ad and social media blitz asking Winnipeggers to join them …

Categories: City Hall

Funding Approved for Moffat Field Baseball Project

March 15, 2011

March. 2011 – Councillor Orlikow is proud to announce that $3,500 in funding has been approved by the City Centre Community Committee for the South Winnipeg Senior’s Sl…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Buffalo, Chevrier, Maybank

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Spring/Summer 2011 Leisure Guide Now Available

March 06, 2011

The City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide offers an exciting line-up of summer camps, featuring a number of fun options to keep the kids busy this summer!  Get hooked on fishing with…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall

2011 Capital Budget Fails Winnipeggers

March 02, 2011

 Let’s be very clear on what this budget means:  -          less residential streets and back lanes will be repaired, …

Categories: City Hall

Representing You

February 24, 2011

Community Consultation and engagement are very important to me.  I grew up in the neighbourhood and I know how important it is to my constituents be allowe…

Categories: City Hall

City Council Approves Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program

February 24, 2011

For Immediate Release Wednesday, February 23, 2011   Application forms now available   http://www.winnipeg.ca/waterandwaste/drainageFlooding/basementFloodingProtecti…

Categories: City Hall

Traffic and Development Pressures continue to grow as Winnipeg's Population continues to grow

February 14, 2011

Winnipeg’s population has grown by almost 10,000 people in the past year surpassing the expected forecasts for population growth. As of July 1, 2010 Winnipeg’s populati…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Possible Strike of 4,600 City Employees

February 10, 2011

 For Immediate Release Thursday, February 10, 2011   City remains committed to contract settlement with CUPE Local 500   Emergency and essential services to be …

Categories: City Hall

Community Connections Bulletins Keep you Informed

December 09, 2010

Introducing a new opportunity to get neighbourhood news, issues and FAQs through Councillor Orlikow’s Community Connection bulletins. These bulletins are sent out once per m…

Categories: City Hall

POLICE HELICOPTER UNVEILED

December 06, 2010

 December 6, 2010 Timeline   December 15, 2009 - City Council: Concurred in the recommendation of the Executive Policy Committee "That an Aerial Support Unit, in…

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

Winnipeg Residents Invited to "Speak up Winnipeg on Garbage"

December 01, 2010

Public Participation Process Continues Winnipeg, MB. – Winnipeg residents are invited to share their thoughts on the future of garbage and recycling services in our city by …

Categories: City Hall, Sustainability, Waste Removal

TRANSIT PROJECT ON TIME AND ON BUDGET

November 29, 2010

The Southwest Transit Corridor project from downtown to Jubilee Avenue is currently on time and on budgetaccording to a report coming to the Finance Committee this Friday. Council…

Categories: City Hall, Transit

$76,000 in funding for the Lubovitch Centre

November 29, 2010

The office of Councillor Orlikow is pleased to announce the funding of $76,000 to the Lubovitch Centre. On November 16, 2010, Councillor Orlikow approved a Community Incentive Gra…

Neighbourhoods: Mathers, South River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure

Making streets safe, step by step

August 29, 2010

By: Gabrielle Giroday Posted: 23/08/2010 1:00 AM | Const. Jean Boulet (left) and Sgt. Stan Parag detain a drunk woman on Graham Avenue.As the smell of Tim Hortons morning co…

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

2009/10 Land Dedication Reserve grants provide to the community

August 19, 2010

City Centre Community Committee - Land Dedication Reserve Moffatt Field Baseball $10,000 …

Categories: City Hall

Community Incentive Grants Provided to Community

August 19, 2010

CITY CENTRE COMMUNITY COMMITTEE - COMMUNITY INCENTIVE GRANT - 2009/10 Linden Woods Community Centre Inc. …

Categories: City Hall

Rainstorm Q and A being loaded to the Winnipeg.ca EmergWeb site

June 02, 2010

June 1, 2010 Heavy Rainfall and High River Levels Q & A’s   I want to get rid of furniture and other materials soiled due to water in my basement. What do I …

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Our Winnipeg draft plan consultation begins

May 27, 2010

Our Winnipeg is Winnipeg’s 25-year blueprint that will guide the physical, social, environmental, and economic development of our City of Winnipeg. There are also associat…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Community Connections Guide

April 30, 2010

Do you have an idea or project that wouldbenefit your community, but don’t know where to start? The Community Connections Guide to help get your idea or project off the gr…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall

Per Capita grants provided to Ward for 2010

April 20, 2010

A list of the types of organizations and events supported through your Ward office is lsited for your review. CITY CENTRE COMMUNITY COMMITTEE…

Categories: City Hall

Privitizing Water Utility Failures

December 29, 2009

I have received a lot of questions and concerns from concerned citizens like you when it comes to proposed changes for Winnipeg’s water, and setting up a “new utility&r…

Categories: City Hall

Orlikow modifies Hydro Act as example of Utility Act

December 29, 2009

 I have received a lot of questions and concerns from concerned citizens like you when it comes to proposed changes for Winnipeg’s water, and setting up a “new uti…

Categories: City Hall

Orlikow seconds alternative Utility motion

December 29, 2009

  The City Council is to voted on July 22, 2009  to change the way that your waste, water, recycling, and land drainage is managed.     The basic idea i…

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Orlikow declares Political membership

December 11, 2009

Ask questions, expect clear answers and ask more questions.  This is how democracy works and how the best solutions are found. Working with all stakeholders and keeping an …

Categories: City Hall

Orlikow fine with office

October 19, 2009

" I have an office in the mezzanine level of City Hall and I have no need to move"  states Councillor John Orlikow in response to the proposed rational for spending …

Categories: City Hall