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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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City of Winnipeg Spring/Summer Leisure Guide Now Available

March 03, 2018

The Spring/Summer 2018 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…

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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Grant Park Recreation Campus Plan & Feasibility Study Now Complete

November 21, 2017

The City of Winnipeg has completed a study on improving recreation and leisure options on land located west of Grant Park Shopping Centre. The current site, bounded by Grant Avenu…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Sustainability

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

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development

Join Coun. Orlikow for a River Heights Day of Action - Home Safety Initiative with the Winnipeg Police Service

September 01, 2017

Join Councillor John Orlikow, the Winnipeg Police Service and your neighbours on Sept. 10 to work together to make our community safer! Come out to the River Heights Site of the C…

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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Reminder: Leisure Guide Registration for Fall Activities Starts August 29 and 30

August 26, 2017

Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Fall 2017 activities will have staggered start dates as follows:  Tuesday, August 29 at 8 a.m. – Registration be…

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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River Heights Farmers Market - New Vendor Applications

June 11, 2017

River Heights Farmers Market is looking forward to another great season! We are now taking applications for new vendors! Our market runs on Fridays from 12:00-5:00 p.m. for the mon…

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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Athletic Field Review Survey

March 11, 2017

The City of Winnipeg is currently reviewing how athletic fields are allocated and maintained and is looking for Winnipeggers’ feedback. The aim of the City’s Athletic F…

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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Spring/Summer 2017 Leisure Guide is Now Available

March 04, 2017

The Spring/Summer 2017 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…

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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Reminder – Leisure Guide registration for Winter activities starts Dec. 13 and 14

December 11, 2016

Citizens are reminded that the registration process for Winter 2017 activities will have staggered start dates as follows: Tuesday, December 13 at 8:00 a.m. – Registr…

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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Winter Pleasure Rinks and Places to Skate with Your Kids

November 30, 2016

Looking for to get some exercise or spend time outdoors as a family. Outdoor pleasure rinks can be found at the following 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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

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Fresh Tennis Courts Coming at Linden Woods Community Centre

September 19, 2016

This fall, the tennis courts at the Linden Woods Community Centre will be refinished and refreshed. Work will start in September and the project will take about three to four wee…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure

Sou'wester River Heights-Fort Garry Ward Report for July 2016

July 19, 2016

Summer always seems to fly by, with so much to do and see. While many families like to pack up and get out of the city, there’s plenty of ways to enjoy the season just outsid…

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: Community Centres, Green Space

River Heights-Fort Garry Wading Pool and Spray Pad Hours

July 13, 2016

Be sure to take advantage and cool off at one of the many wading pools and spray pads around the ward this summer:  Cordova Park: 372 Cordova St., Open Mon. – Sun., 1…

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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Introducing The First Shift Hockey Program at Corydon CC

June 12, 2016

Do you know of a young person between the ages of 6 & 10 that has never played our great game of hockey and might be interested in trying the sport? If so: Introducing THE F…

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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Spray Pads Now Open

May 30, 2016

As of Saturday, May 28, you can cool off at your local spray pad, a fun way to spend a summer day! Spray Pads are open Monday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. NOTICE:…

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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Reminder: Leisure Guide Registration for Spring/Summer Activities Starts March 15 and 16

March 11, 2016

Citizens are reminded that the registration process for spring/summer 2016 activities will have staggered start dates as follows: Tuesday, March 15 at 8:00 a.m. – Regis…

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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Equitable Access – Recreation is for Everyone!

March 06, 2016

Recreation and active living are key components of a vibrant community. To make access to recreation equitable for citizens, the City of Winnipeg is offering an enhanced fee subsid…

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: Community Centres, Taxes and Fees

City of Winnipeg Spring/Summer Leisure Guide Now Available

March 06, 2016

The Spring/Summer 2016 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday, March 5 at a number of retail locati…

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

Vehicle Break-In Arrests

March 17, 2015

In response to on-going property crime issues in the River Heights area, Winnipeg Police Service West District members have focused active patrols in the area in an effort to locat…

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

Categories: Community Centres, Public Safety

Spring opportunities just around the corner

March 04, 2015

While it’s chilly now, spring will be here before we know it. Kicking it off, March will bring many opportunities for you and your family to get involved in your neighbourh…

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Corydon Community Centre Annual Winter Carnival 2015

January 21, 2015

  Winter Carnival is fast approaching!  The hockey tournament starts Wednesday January 28, with other events …

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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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…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Green Space

New playground opens in River Heights

November 14, 2014

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

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Corydon Community Centre Fall Registration

July 31, 2014

 One more month and then Corydon Community centre begins its Fall programming! Put these dates in your calendar to avoid late fees and ensure availability: Registration Peri…

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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Playground Projects at Westridge and the River Heights Site

June 27, 2014

 Great news to report! As of this year, after two new playground projects at Westridge and the River Heights Site - Community Centres are finished we will have update and repl…

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Free Access to City's Aquatic & Recreation Facilities for National Health & Fitness Day

May 28, 2014

The City of Winnipeg will participate in National Health and Fitness Day on Saturday, June 7th, 2014, supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation. For the entire day, City of Win…

Categories: Community Centres, Sustainability

Take a look at planned playground upgrades for Corydon Community Centre's River Heights site

May 23, 2014

Corydon Community Centre's River Heights Site playground, tennis courts and building are getting upgraded this summer due to the amazing work of the Corydon Community Centre Board …

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

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Public Safety, Sustainability

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

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

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Frozen Water Pipes in Winnipeg

February 26, 2014

The City of Winnipeg has experienced frozen water pipes is neighbourhoods due to the extreme cold temperatures, Unfortunately weather conditions continue to amplify the problem.&n…

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure

$455,000 Investment into Corydon Community Centre's River Heights Site Upgrade

November 21, 2013

This year we will be investing $455,000 of your tax dollars into Corydon Community Centre's River Heights Site playground and tennis courts. This investment continues my focus of …

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

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees

Fort Garry Library, Re-opening Winter 2014

November 19, 2013

Work has started up again on the Fort Garry Library Revitalization project and the Library is due to reopen in February 2014. Water Damage was discovered during the demolition pha…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Chevrier, Maybank, Pembina Strip, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure

Lindenwoods Community Centre Annual Children's Christmas Party Receives Funding Support from Councillor Orlikow.

October 10, 2013

On October 1, 2013, the City Centre Community Committee approved a grant in the amount of $400.00 to the Lindenwoods Community Centre to assist with the cost of the annual children…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

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Linden Woods Fall Classic/Ecole Van Walleghem School

September 27, 2013

 This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Linden Woods Fall Classic, and the Ecole Van Walleghem School Parent advisory Committee deserves congratulations for the ongoing s…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

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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

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Winnipeg spray pads now open 11 hours per day

July 04, 2013

July 3, 2013 – Winnipeggers will be able to escape the heat a bit longer as spray pads are now open daily at 10:00 a.m. “Cooling off, connecting with neighbours …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, North River Heights, Rockwood, Wellington Crescent

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City to extend hours of operation for spray pads

June 27, 2013

  Winnipeg, MB ‒ With Winnipeg experiencing very hot temperatures,  the hours of operation for spray pads will be extended from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.   &l…

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New Playstructure for Biscayne Bay Park

June 25, 2013

June, 2013 - The old play equipment at Biscayne Bay Park has been removed to make way for new play equipment to be installed by July.

Neighbourhoods: Maybank

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space

Mad Science Camp

June 19, 2013

Mad Science is offering two different week long day camps (Energize It! and Rocket Science) at various locations throughout the city this summer.   • Free Early…

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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

City to consult with residents of Daniel McIntyre ward on future of Sherbrook Pool

June 07, 2013

For Immediate Release Friday, June 7, 2013      Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg’s Public Service is recommending that a consultation process …

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees

Winnipeg Library Foundation CORNISH LIBRARY RENOVATIONS CAMPAIGN

June 06, 2013

Cornish and St. John’s Libraries are both Carnegie Libraries, built with money donated by businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. These libraries were built in 1915 a…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure, Public Safety

Corydon Community Centre June Update - Summer Camp, Football, Pre-School Programs, Farmers Market and more

June 04, 2013

Registration for our Summer Camps is ongoing. Register early to ensure a spot!   Football Registration Update   We are still accepting players for Terminator, Atom, …

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

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Signalized Cross Walk on Corydon a Reality

May 24, 2013

May 2013, After many years of advocacy by parents at Ecole River Heights School, the Community Centre and various Councillors we have secured approval and funding for installation …

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

Categories: Community Centres, Sustainability, Traffic

Geese at Van Wellingham School field.

May 21, 2013

In 2012 several teachers from Van Wellingham, as well as parents and students joined up with City Naturalist to start addressing the geese problem on the school grounds.  Las…

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space

Apply to be part of the Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre (FGWRC) Board

May 21, 2013

They are currently seeking applications from feminist-minded women who are interested in working with important issues for women and their families in the community to join our vol…

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Corydon Crosswalk, DED and Spring Clean Up info

May 10, 2013

Spring is Sprung (fingers crossed) John Orlikow, Councillor River Heights – Fort Garry With the snow and ice finally gone (we hope!) and Victoria Day weekend around the cor…

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

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Sustainability, Traffic, Waste Removal

Improved Playground on the Way

May 08, 2013

The Sou'wester Canstar Community News - ONLINE EDITION By: Steph Crosier Posted: 05/1/2013 12:00 AM | Comments: 0 Enlarge Image Linden Woods father Mar…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, Linden Woods

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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

Employment Opportunity

April 29, 2013

  Facility Attendants The Fort Garry Community Centre (FGCC) provides recreation and programming to the community through its two locations at 80 Derek Street and 880 Oaken…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

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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

Fort Garry Library to be temporarily closed for renovations

April 29, 2013

For Immediate Release Monday, April 29, 2013     Winnipeg, MB - Fort Garry Library, 1360 Pembina Highway, will close Saturday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m. for renovations. Th…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Maybank, Parker, Pembina Strip, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure

Grosvenor Fire Hall, Relocation of Bus Loop and Sir John Franklin School Field update

April 10, 2013

April, 2013, Last September I brought forward the idea of moving the bus loop before the Fire Hall on Grosvenor St. was declared surplus. Two reasons for relocating the bus l…

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

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transit

2013 Language & Literacy Grant Awards

April 08, 2013

Community Outreach Committee Winnipeg Public Library Board The W innipeg Public Library Board is pleased to announce the awards of $1,500 Community Outreach Language &am…

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

March 13, 2013

 March 13, 2013 – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is throwing his support behind Winnipeg’s bid to host the 2017 Canada Games, Canada&rsquo…

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure

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

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

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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…

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Should the Fire Hall on Grosvenor St. be declared surplus?

September 28, 2012

On September 18, 2012 I held a neighbourhood meeting to discuss if the Fire Hall on Grosvenor Ave should be declared surplus by the City. Alternatives were presented and other opt…

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

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transit

C4 Fall Registration

August 26, 2012

C4 Fall Registration runs from September 4th - 14th and takes place at all sites.       Registration times are Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.  …

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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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

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…

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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

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

Measuring Green Space and What Counts

May 23, 2012

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2012/05/best-city-parks-systems-america/2052/ This article provided an interesting insight on the vital role that playgrounds play a…

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure, Sustainability

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

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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

Fort Garry Community Centre has a brand new website

April 09, 2012

I am pleased to let you know that Fort Garry Community Centre has a brand new website design. Please check it out and see what type of programs they will be offering in the coming…

Categories: Community Centres

Urgent Need for Youth Soccer Convenor at Linden Woods Community Centre

March 07, 2012

Linden Woods Community Centre is in need of a Youth Soccer Convenor for the upcoming season.  If they are unable to fill this important position they will have…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

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Mini Soccer Registration Dates - Linden Woods Community Centre

March 06, 2012

Linden Woods Community Centre (414 Lindenwood Drive West) will be holding Mini Soccer Registration on Sunday March 11th , Monday March 12th and Tuesday March 13th from 6:30 to…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

Categories: Community Centres

C4 Spring Registration

March 04, 2012

The Central Corydon Community Centre is accepting spring registration for it's programming. The registration dates are as followed: March 1st - 10th, 2012 Monday - Friday 8:30 a…

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

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Sir John Franklin Community Centre Upgrades

February 27, 2012

I am happy to announce that the Sir John Franklin Community Centre will undergo some improvements this upcoming summer, funded through the Building Communities Initiative. The proj…

Neighbourhoods: J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights

Categories: Community Centres

2012 draft Operating Budget to be released Feb. 28

February 16, 2012

There is will be a Council Seminar on February 28, 2012 in which non-EPC members of Council will be able to have the first look at the 2012 Operating Budget. The budget will …

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees

River Heights/Ft. Garry Ward - Neighbourhood Park Structures Replacement Program

January 18, 2012

As your representative for the River Heights / Fort Garry ward, I have taken a keen interest in preserving and improving parks and play structures, making this a priority. One of m…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, Linden Woods, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure

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

Westridge Community Centre Reopened

December 06, 2011

After extensive repairs due to fire damage Westridge Community Centre has now reopened. There are still some minor repairs that have yet to be completed but they should not have a…

Neighbourhoods: Maybank

Categories: 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

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

Westridge Community Centre Fire Damage

November 20, 2011

The repairs on the Westridge Community Centre were started last week and construction is going well. Without further delays the construction may be completed by the end of next w…

Neighbourhoods: Maybank

Categories: Community Centres

Central Corydon Community Centre Shoe Drive

September 22, 2011

Did you know that approximately 30,000 children in our province go without proper shoes or boots? The Central Corydon Community Centre is proud to partner with More than Shoes by …

Categories: Community Centres

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

Central Corydon Connection 2011 Fall Program Guide

August 23, 2011

The Central Corydon Connection's bi-annual online programs guide is now available.   The programs are located at River Heights, Crescentwood and Sir John Franklin Community …

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

Categories: Community Centres

Supporting Our Curling Club

May 05, 2011

On May 3, 2011, the Councillor Orlikow approved an application for a Community Incentive Grant in the amount of $9,000.00 for the Chiller Replacement project at Pembina Curlin…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Chevrier, Maybank

Categories: Community Centres

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

$188,000 worth of grants provided to Linden Woods Community Centre

March 10, 2011

March, 2011 - A $20,000 grant has been approved for additional landscaping for the new gym expansion at Linden Woods Community Centre. This $20,000 grant brings Councillor Or…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space

$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

C4 Open House - Tuesday, November 30 , 7:00 p.m.

November 29, 2010

You Are Invited to an open house at Ecole Robert H. Smith Gymnasium, 315 Oak Street WHAT DO WE NEED NOW? We want the support of our constituents for board amalgamation. …

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

Categories: Community Centres

Sir John Franklin, Crescentwood and River Heights Amalgamation

November 29, 2010

AMALGAMATION WILL NOT RESULT IN ANY C4 FACILITY CLOSURE.   The Central Corydon Community Campus (C4) is the collaboration of Sir John Franklin, River Heights, and Crescent…

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

Categories: Community Centres

Victoria Community Centre NOT closing down.

September 11, 2010

September, 2010 Concerns have arisen in the neighbourhood regarding the temporary re-locating of programming and the future of the Victoria Community Centre.   The Vic…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Community Centres

Building Communites Grant to invest in Sir John Franklin Community Centre

July 06, 2010

July 2010 - Sir John Franklin Community Centre will be getting a new accessible playground, Wading Pool & Site Improvements, including water slide in existing wa…

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

Categories: Community Centres

Tot Lot , pathways, soccer field and community gardens for Joe Malone Park

July 06, 2010

July 2010 - I am very pleased to announce that funding has been approved for upgrading Joe Malone Park including: - New tot play area - Upgraded soccer fields - Trails connectin…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, South River Heights

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space

Soccer field upgrades to Grant Park fields

June 10, 2010

Work will involve complete redevelopment of the field and buffer areas including an enhanced growing medium that will result in a turf that can better withstand the wear and tear f…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, South River Heights

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space

The River Heights Community Centre and St. Andrew's River Heights United Church are organizing a farmers' market

May 18, 2010

Calling all fruit and veggie farmers!  The River Heights Community Centre and St. Andrew's River Heights United Church are organizing a farmers' market be…

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

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Sustainability

Lindenwoods Community Centre to get a new Gym

April 20, 2010

I am pleased to inform you that the Lindenwoods community will soon be enjoying a new gym at the Lindenwoods Community Centre. This gym is a result of funding from the Federal, Pr…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

Categories: Community Centres

It has nothing to do with the Centre of Excellence

March 08, 2010

I support investing in our inner City to support our youth in making healthy choices. City Council must continue to work with all our partners, including religious organizations, …

Categories: Community Centres

Linden Woods Gym Expansion

October 14, 2009

September, 2010 - The proposed gymnasium is in the final process of approval and construction is expected to start soon. This gymnasium fills a need for programming space for the …

Categories: Community Centres

Victoria and Ft. Garry Partnership

October 13, 2009

The Victoria Community Centre and the Ft. Garry Community have joined there management programming of both spaces. The goalis that through this partnership an additional and/or re…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Community Centres

Corydon Corridor - Crescentwood, River Heights and Sir John Franklin working together

October 13, 2009

In February 2009, Crescentwood Community Centre, River Heights Community Centre, and Sir John Franklin Community Centre formed the Corydon Corridor Community Centre Committee in…

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

Categories: Community Centres