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Route 90 improvements update

September 30, 2018

Thank to you those who participated in Phase 2 of engagement and to those community members who pointed out areas for improvement in project web content. Please visit the docu…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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

Waverley Underpass Project Area at Waverley Street and Taylor Avenue will be Closed July 6 to 9

July 01, 2018

Waverley Street between Wilkes Avenue and Taylor Avenue will be closed next weekend from July 6 to 9 for railway track reconstruction, required as part of the Waverley Un…

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

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Public Invited to Provide Input for Route 90 Improvements Study

June 14, 2018

The City of Winnipeg is inviting the public to view the functional design and provide further input on the widening of Route 90 between Taylor Avenue and Ness Avenue. The…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

New Bill and Helen Norrie Library Coming to River Heights

June 14, 2018

The Bill and Helen Norrie Library, formerly the River Heights Library, will be relocated and built in its new home beside the Pan Am Pool, a short two kilometres away from its…

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: Development, Infrastructure

Lane Closures - Bishop Grandin Boulevard (West of Pembina Highway)

May 25, 2018

Beginning on May 24 until June 15, there will be a reduction to two lanes of travel (one lane in each direction) on Bishop Grandin Boulevard (west of Pembina Highway) as par…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Preliminary Construction Notice: Taylor Avenue (North Side) - From Nathaniel Street to Guelph Street

April 26, 2018

2018 Downtown & Regional Sidewalk Renewals, Detectable Warning Surface Tile Installation, And Associated Works We wish to advise you that the above sidewalk renewal project …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Crescentwood, Parker, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Preliminary Construction Notice: Academy Road (South Side) - From Waterloo Street To Waverley Street

April 26, 2018

2018 Downtown & Regional Sidewalk Renewals, Detectable Warning Surface Tile Installation, and Associated Works We wish to advise you that the above sidewalk renewal project …

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Hits Next Phase

April 24, 2018

As spring finally starts to break through after our long winter, we’re also breaking ground on a new phase of construction on the Waverley Underpass Project. The $155-millio…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass Project Update

March 25, 2018

Construction on the Southwest Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass Project continues. In 2018 you’ll see work on the following construction activities rela…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Public invited to Provide Input on Route 90 Improvements

March 08, 2018

The City is inviting the public to share their input to help develop a preferred design for the widening of Route 90 between Taylor Avenue and Ness Avenue that will build…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Upcoming Opportunities for Engagement with the City of Winnipeg - Route 90 Widening

February 18, 2018

The Route 90 widening preliminary design study is underway. The City of Winnipeg (the City) is working with technical experts, key stakeholders, and the public to develop a preferr…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Pan Am Pool Capital Construction Project to Begin Summer 2018

February 18, 2018

The Pan Am Pool, Winnipeg’s premier aquatic facility, is set to receive a major capital investment beginning in summer 2018, as City officials work to replace the pool’…

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: Development, Infrastructure

Beaumont Neighbourhood Development Updates

January 07, 2018

As you may know, several major construction projects are currently underway in the Beaumont neighbourhood. These projects will result in the development of rapid transit in the are…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Waste Removal

Waverley Underpass - Construction Update #4 Now Available

December 07, 2017

The Waverley Underpass project is moving along smoothly, and remains within budget and on schedule. Works completed to date include the road and rail detours, and the renewal of Wa…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

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

Expect Additional Delays in the Waverley Underpass Project Area as Rail Detour is Implemented

October 31, 2017

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians traveling in the vicinity of the Waverley Underpass project from Wednesday, November 1 until Friday, November 3 can expect additional travel del…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Complete closure of Kenaston Boulevard between Sterling Lyon Parkway and McGillivray Boulevard for railway crossing repair - 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20

October 18, 2017

Northbound and southbound Kenaston Boulevard between Sterling Lyon Parkway and McGillivray Boulevard will be closed to traffic starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 20 for a railwa…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Hurst Way Extension to Open this Weekend

October 11, 2017

The Hurst Way Extension, east of the Winnipeg Humane Society, will open this Sunday, October 15, 2017. This opening will result in some changes in travel routes. Please see 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

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

The Waverley Underpass Detour – In Effect Monday, Oct. 2

September 27, 2017

  http://www.winnipeg.ca/publicworks/construction/pdf/waverleyUnderpass/DetourMap.pdf Please take a look if your Monday travels take you this way.  The …

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, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Waverley Underpass Detour Set to Open

September 18, 2017

As the seasons change, so does the construction phase on the Waverley Underpass project. Much progress has been made on the necessary groundwork for this landmark project in our w…

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, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Waverley Underpass Construction Update #3 Now Available

September 13, 2017

The latest Waverley Underpass Project Update is available here.  In order to complete construction of the detour road and active transportation path, the Waverley Underpass p…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Academy Road between Renfrew Street and Lindsay Street Temporarily Closed for Railway Crossing Repair - Aug. 25-27

August 24, 2017

Academy Road between Renfrew Street and Lindsay Street will be completely closed to eastbound and westbound traffic starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 25 until 9 p.m. on Sunday, …

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: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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

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

Beaumont Traffic During Waverley Underpass Construction - Summer 2017

July 21, 2017

Construction season has started in a rather unprecedented manner in and around the Beaumont neighbourhood. The end result will be less cut-through traffic in the community as we wo…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

City of Winnipeg 2017 Local Street Renewal Program: Kingsway - Oak Street to Cambridge Street

June 28, 2017

We wish to advise you that construction on the above street renewal project is scheduled to commence on or about July 4th, 2017, as part of the 2017 Local Street Renewal Program …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Getting Ready for Asphalt Maintenance Overlay on Chevrier Boulevard

May 31, 2017

Coming up shortly, an asphalt maintenance overlay will be done on the stretch of Chevrier Boulevard, between the tracks. This overlay is designed to keep the road drivable through…

Neighbourhoods: Chevrier, Linden Woods, Maybank, Pembina Strip

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads

Waverley Underpass Project Moves to Next Phase

May 18, 2017

As you may have noticed around the city and particularly in River Heights-Fort Garry – it’s construction season. On schedule and on budget, the construction of the Wave…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Northbound and Southbound Pembina Highway between Jubilee Avenue and Stafford Street Completely Closed this Weekend

May 18, 2017

Northbound and southbound Pembina Highway between Jubilee Avenue and Stafford Street will be completely closed to vehicular traffic starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19 until 4:…

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: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Stafford Street Reduced to One Lane in Each Direction from Weatherdon Avenue to Grant Avenue for Sewer Repairs

May 08, 2017

Stafford Street will be temporarily reduced to one lane in each direction for sewer repairs from Weatherdon Avenue to Grant Avenue, beginning after rush hour today, Thursday, May 4…

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Waste Removal

Notice of Construction in Our Neighbourhood

May 08, 2017

Starting May 2017, we will begin a seven-month construction project to install approximately 540 m of new sewer pipes that will help protect homes and businesses in this area fro…

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Construction Remains on Track

April 27, 2017

 Construction of the Waverley Underpass took an important step forward with the award of a major construction contract to Maple Leaf Construction Inc. on April 20, 2017. Map…

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: Infrastructure, Roads

Less Basement Flooding, More Green Space

March 21, 2017

Over the next year, construction on the Cockburn Calrossie Combined Sewer Relief Works will transform our ward. Not only will the $94.6 million projectreduce the risk of basement …

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Waste Removal

Let's Talk About Books - Redevelopment Coming to the River Heights Library

March 06, 2017

I'm proud to announce that I have secured the necessary funding for a new River Heights Library that will be more accessible, provide increased programming, and feature a mo…

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: Development, Infrastructure

Questions about the Construction at Ash Street and Taylor Avenue? We Have the Answers.

February 25, 2017

Q: What has been the reason for the construction at Ash Street and Taylor Avenue throughout February?   A: The City of Winnipeg is installing a new land drainage sewe…

Neighbourhoods: South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure

Waverley Underpass Underway

February 15, 2017

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of many, I’m proud to report that construction on the  Waverley Underpass has officially started. As many of you know, this signi…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

Winnipeggers Asked to Help Shape Plans for Pedestrian and Cycling Projects

February 04, 2017

The City is asking Winnipeggers to help shape plans for a number of pedestrian and cycling projects. Several opportunities to provide input on the West Alexander to East Exchange…

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, Development, Infrastructure, Roads

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

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads

Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass Project Update

January 21, 2017

Transitway and Active Transportation Crossings in the Vicinity of Bishop Grandin Construction has begun on the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway …

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, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Byng Place Closure

January 21, 2017

Work continues on the Cockburn and Calrossie Sewer Relief Project, which involves the installation of approximately 1.9 km of new sewer pipes. These upgrades will help protect: …

Neighbourhoods: Chevrier, Grant Park, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads

MTS Cell Tower Proposal Update – Niagara Location

November 27, 2016

On Aug. 23, 2016, the City of Winnipeg issued a non-concurrence letter regarding the proposed tower location on Niagara Street that has been sent to Innovation, Science and Economi…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Infrastructure

Waverley Underpass Open House - Detailed Design and Construction

September 28, 2016

With the help of many community voices, the Waverley Underpass is becoming a reality in River Heights-Fort Garry.  Open House Details:  When: October 6, 2016  Whe…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Temporary Lane Closures in Place on the St. James Bridge for Roadway Maintenance

September 28, 2016

The following upcoming lane closures will be in place on the St. James Bridge for road work: From 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 until 6:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, the southb…

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: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

2016 Local Street Renewal Program - Grosvenor Avenue - Montrose Street to Cambridge Street

September 23, 2016

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

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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

Northbound Median Lane of Maryland Bridge Closed for Maintenance - Sept. 14-30

September 15, 2016

The northbound median lane on the Maryland Bridge will be closed for bridge maintenance work from Sept. 14 to 30. For safety reasons vehicle traffic is not permitted to travel on 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: Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Construction Notice to Businesses Persons of McGillivray Boulevard and Waverley Street Re: Southbound Acceleration Lane and Associated Works

September 15, 2016

Commencement Date: Week of September l2, 2016 Duration: Three (3) to Four (4) weeks, weather permitting The work will include pavement widening, new curb, sidewalk and bou…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods, Maybank

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Grosvenor Ave. To Get Fixed - An Update on the Grosvenor Avenue Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Projects

July 13, 2016

We have been able to add Grosvenor Avenue from Cambridge St. to Montrose St. will be rehabilitated this year, as the base of the road is sufficient condition. A rehabilitation in…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Rockwood

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads

Major Rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue Underway

July 05, 2016

The major rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue is now underway. This $11.7 million project includes rehabilitating Pembina Highway travel lanes and…

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: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Mathers Avenue Reconstruction from Ash St. to Campbell St.

June 15, 2016

The construction crews have started work this week (June 13, 2016) on reconstructing Mathers Avenue from Ash Street to Campbell Street. The project includes reconstructing the p…

Neighbourhoods: South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Railway Crossing Closure on Waverley Street

May 31, 2016

Please note that CN Railway crossing Mile 3.86 Rivers Subdivision (between Taylor Ave. and Wilkes Ave.) will be completely closed to traffic on Friday June 17, 2016 at 6:00 p.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

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction - 85 to 115 Academy Road

April 18, 2016

Starting the week of April 18, 2016, we will begin a three-week project to repair a section of the aging sewer on Academy Road to keep it functioning properly.  During constr…

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

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Harrow Street from Ebby Avenue to Taylor Avenue Temporarily Closed for Sewer Maintenance

April 09, 2016

Harrow Street from Ebby Avenue to Taylor Avenue is currently closed to traffic in both directions to repair a storm drain and all pipes connected to it. The road is expected to b…

Neighbourhoods: Parker, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Waste Removal

Winnipeggers Invited to Open House about Rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue

April 07, 2016

Winnipeggers are invited to an open house to view the proposed design for the rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue. The project includes rehabilit…

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, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Property Owners Advised of Increased Risk of Basement Flooding Due to Today’s Rainfall

March 15, 2016

Winnipeg property owners are advised that there is a higher risk of basement flooding due to increased river levels, as a result of today’s rainfall and the ground still bein…

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: Infrastructure

New Opportunities for Engagement with the City of Winnipeg

March 14, 2016

Walk Bike Projects Committed to developing a pedestrian and cycling network that is safe and accessible for people of all ages and abilities, the City of Winnipeg is inviting 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

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability

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…

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

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

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction on Cambridge Street From Harvard Avenue to Kingsway

February 20, 2016

Starting this week, the Water and Waste Department will begin a one-week project to repair a section of the aging sewer on Cambridge Street to keep it functioning properly. The wor…

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

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

Removal of Rail Lines from River Heights part of the 2015 Throne Speech

November 18, 2015

Coun. John Orlikow welcomes Provincial Throne Speech commitment to rail line rationalization, removal of spur line in River Heights   WINNIPEG, MB – The efforts to rem…

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

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Traffic

Partnerships with All Levels Key to Success - Ward Report - The Sou'wester - Oct. 26, 2015

November 05, 2015

Last week, Canadians across the country voted in a historic election that saw many changes from coast to coast to coast, including in Winnipeg.   One of those changes happ…

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: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Sidewalk Repair - Stafford Street (East Side) From Academy Road to Kingsway

November 01, 2015

Please be advised that under the 2015 Downtown & Regional Sidewalk Renewals, Detectable Warning Surface Tile Installations and Association Works, the City of Winnipeg's Public …

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Major Water Feeder Main Cleaning to Begin this Week

October 21, 2015

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 22, work will start to clean three sections of feeder mains that cross rivers after being inspected. The cleaning will take about a day at each location. W…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure

Power outage planned for west River Heights late Thursday, Oct 15 - 16

October 15, 2015

Manitoba Hydro will interrupt electrical service to customers in the west River Heights area of Winnipeg during the overnight hours starting at 11 p.m. on Thursday, October 15 and …

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

Categories: Infrastructure

Southwest Transitway Stage 2 Update

October 13, 2015

Southwest Transitway Soil Testing October 13, 2015 – Winnipeg Transit, through our consultant, will be taking soil samples in the proposed Southwest Transitway corridor the …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Buffalo, Chevrier, Maybank, Parker, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

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

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure

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

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

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

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

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…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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

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

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…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

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

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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

Rail Line Rationalization Update – Removing Rail Lines from River Heights

March 11, 2015

  The use of the two rail lines that go through River Heights for transporting rail cars and industrialization of the adjoining lands continues to increase as does the disrup…

Categories: Infrastructure, Public Safety, Traffic

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…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

Leipsic Dog Park and Parker Area Update

November 19, 2014

This is an update on the goings on at the Brenda Leipsic Dog Park and the Parker area. The area consist of a Heritage Forest, two other forest and wetlands that contain one of Win…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

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…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

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

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

Working to move rail lines out of the community

June 27, 2014

For the past year, I have been working with stakeholders to identify gains associated with the removal of the BNSF and CP spur lines that run through River Heights.  These sta…

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

Categories: Infrastructure

Winnipeg Library Foundation kicks off fundraising campaign

June 10, 2014

Winnipeg, MB –St. John's and Cornish Libraries are the target of a fundraising initiative by the Winnipeg Library Foundation to raise $2.5 million towards the renovation and …

Categories: Infrastructure

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

Environment Act License Application for SWBRT

May 14, 2014

The City of Winnipeg is seeking approval and licensing under the Manitoba Environment Act for the proposed development of the City of Winnipeg's Stage 2 of the Southwest Rapid Tran…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank, Pembina Strip

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #25

April 25, 2014

Update on City services and support for citizens and businesses with frozen water pipes Additional contacts made last week to customers without water, notices being sent this we…

Categories: Infrastructure

Conceptual Vision for the Academy Road Streetscape Revitalization Strategy

April 25, 2014

McGowan Russell Group Inc. has been engaged by the City of Winnipeg to prepare a comprehensive Streetscaping Revitalization Strategy for Academy Road within the limits of the Acade…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

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…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #24

April 14, 2014

Citizens with temporary hose lines encouraged to wrap towel around outside taps Take these steps to prevent hose line freezing during colder temperatures April 14, 2014, Winnipeg…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #23

April 09, 2014

64 additional properties identified as being at an increased risk, advised to prevent interruption of water service before it happens April 9, 2015 - Winnipeg, MB – City of …

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #22

April 03, 2014

Customers running their water to prevent water pipes from freezing advised to pay their last bill amount until their account is adjusted Winnipeg, MB – Customers who receive…

Categories: Infrastructure

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…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #20

April 03, 2014

Considerations for residents with temporary hose line connections or who have been advised to  run one cold tap, and who may be travelling or away from their homes or business…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipe Bulletin #21

April 03, 2014

City reminds residents about risks of running cold tap continuously if not advised to do so, points citizens to most accurate source of information Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg r…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #19

March 27, 2014

Citizens advised to seek reputable contractors if arranging for thawing of frozen pipe on private side of water pipe March 26, 2014, Winnipeg, MB – City Council approve…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #17

March 26, 2014

Custom equipment added to City’s resources for thawing City water pipes March 25, 2014, Winnipeg, MB – Committed to safely and effectively restoring water service to a…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #16

March 21, 2014

Citizens with temporary hose lines encouraged to insulate exterior taps during cold weather Wrapping an old towel around taps may prevent freezing during temperature drop Winni…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #15

March 20, 2014

Third Frozen Pipe Citizen Resource Centre opens today at Elmwood Kildonans Pool Centre will augment access to resources for citizens in East Winnipeg Winnipeg, MB – The C…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #14

March 18, 2014

Second Frozen Pipe Citizen Resource Centre opens today at Fort Rouge Leisure Centre   New location provides access to resources for impacted citizens in City’s south-w…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #13

March 17, 2014

Additional source of information for citizens to help prevent frozen water pipes Enhancement to Electronic Citizens’ Information Service (e-CIS) adds self-serve search ca…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #12

March 17, 2014

Update on frozen water pipes Additional properties proactively identified as being at an increased risk, to prevent interruption of water service before it happens Winnipeg, MB &…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #10

March 17, 2014

Citizens advised not to connect temporary hose lines themselves Winnipeg, MB – The City continues to advise property owners with a frozen water pipe not to install their own…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #9

March 12, 2014

Update on City services and support for citizens and businesses with frozen water pipes Winnipeg, MB – Yesterday afternoon, City officials advised that, to prevent an inte…

Categories: Infrastructure, Public Safety

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #8 - Update on frozen water pipes

March 12, 2014

Additional properties proactively identified as being at an increased risk, to prevent interruption of water service before it happens Winnipeg, MB – City of Winnipeg offi…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #7

March 11, 2014

For Immediate Release Tuesday, March 11, 2014   Waiving of fees for frozen water pipes thawed since February 28, 2014 Winnipeg, MB – This winter there has been a…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #6: Update on City services and support

March 10, 2014

For Immediate Release  Monday, March 10, 2014                Property owners notified that they ar…

Categories: Infrastructure

March 8, 2014 Update on City services and support for citizens and businesses with frozen pipes

March 09, 2014

Additional properties identified as being at an increased risk of an interruption in water service Winnipeg, MB – City of Winnipeg officials today advised that an addition…

Categories: Infrastructure, Public Safety

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

Three New Neighourhoods planned for the River Heights/ Fort Garry Ward You Should Know About

February 19, 2014

I wanted to let my neighbours and constituents in River Heights / Fort Garry know about three new developments in the ward: • Parker Neighbourhood Secondary Plan • Broc…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Grant Park, Linden Woods, Maybank, Parker

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Katz' Latest Firehall Fiasco yet another Million-Dollar Mistake

February 14, 2014

Winnipeg, MB – The City’s decision to expropriate land under a Fire Station on Taylor at twice one appraiser’s valuation - more than $1-million - is just the late…

Categories: Development, Infrastructure

Bishop Grandin Crossing Development

February 10, 2014

Hopewell Development is proposing to develop the Sugar Beets lands and continue to hold public meetings. The proposed development is located North of Bishop Grandin between Waverl…

Neighbourhoods: Maybank, Parker, Pembina Strip

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

Manitoba Hydro Upgrades to Stafford Station - Street Closures to Begin February 4th

January 30, 2014

Manitoba Hydro will be continuing with upgrades and modifications to the Stafford Station located at Grant Avenue and Stafford Street. To undertake this work, they will be closing…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

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

$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

City assures residents that Winnipeg's tap water is safe

October 15, 2013

All test results confirm that tap water meets all health and safety water quality regulations and guidelines All the test results received today for a second round of resamples ta…

Categories: Infrastructure

Development Guidelines to Protect Mature Communities Takes a Step Forward

September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013 – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry has been successful in getting Council to agree in creating guidelines that recognizes the s…

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure

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

What is the City of Winnipeg Doing about Dying Shubert Chokecherry Trees?

September 20, 2013

September 2013, Shubert Chokecherry trees are dying from black knot fungus and need to be removed was the message I gave the City Forester at our recent meeting as part of my lobby…

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

Categories: Green Space, Infrastructure, Sustainability

Waverley Underpass - Why it is needed and What is needed

September 20, 2013

September 2013, Winnipeg and the Capital Region around Winnipeg are growing and much of that growth is occurring in the South of the Ward.  The result is increased traffic co…

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

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

2013 RECREATIONAL WALKWAYS AND BIKE PATHWAYS RENEWALS

September 04, 2013

We are pleased to advise you that the Public Works Department will be renewing the asphalt pathway at the above noted location.   Commencement Date: Week of September 9, 20…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

Categories: Green Space, Infrastructure

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

Why Not the Sterling Lyon Underpass?

June 12, 2013

 In 2012, a discussion took place between the Director of the Public Works Department and the Chief Administration Officer in which it was explained that extending Sterling Ly…

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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

Active Transportation 2013 Network Improvements

June 06, 2013

Three active transportation projects are underway this spring in the ward to  address gaps in the Active Transportation network and to separate cyclists from pedest…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Green Space, Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Clearing the roadblocks to the Waverley Underpass

May 23, 2013

May 2013, Thank you to everyone who wrote and called in expressing their support for the Waverley Underpass. I am pleased to report there has been some real progress.   Cou…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Central River Heights, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Widden Gate to receive TBO treatment in 2013

May 21, 2013

In recent years the City has been working on refinishing the access roads into Lindenwoods using “Tar Bulbous Overlay” (TBO). This year work will be done on Widden Ga…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, Linden Woods

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Working with the Neighbourhood for Low Density Residential Guidelines for Mature Neighourhoods

May 17, 2013

 May, 2013 – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is initiating a neighbourhood effort to support the creation of in-fill residential guidelines that …

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

Categories: By-laws, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

STEP ONE on the way to getting the Waverley underpass to be a reality

May 10, 2013

May, 2013 - Thank you everyone who wrote and called in expressing their support for the Waverly Underpass and continue to do so. There has been progress.  In the 2013 City of…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Parker, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

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

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure

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

Full closure of Waverley Street from Taylor Avenue to Wilkes Avenue - Sunday, May 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May 02, 2013

The public is advised a full road closure will take place this Sunday May 5th, on Waverley Street between Taylor Avenue and Wilkes Avenue. This closure will be in effect at 7:00am…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Crescentwood, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Parker, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

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

April 30, 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…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees, Transit

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

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

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

2013 Regional Street Renewal Program McGillivary Blvd Approved

March 15, 2013

The 2013 Regional Street Renewal Program will be doing construction on McGillivary Blvd from Irene St to Pembina Hwy in the summer of 2013.   The work will include pave…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Pembina Strip, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

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

Southwest Bus Rapid Transit - 2nd leg

March 06, 2013

March, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg is in the process of approving the recommendation of the "Final Report on the Southwest Bus Rapid Route" that the second leg of the Sou…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: Alternative transportation, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Manitoba Hydro Infrastructure Modifications

March 01, 2013

Manitoba Hydro is currently modifying the existing infrastructure at the corner of Stafford Street and Grant Avenue.  Manitoba Hydro will be installing a steel tower which wil…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, Grant Park, Rockwood

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction - 961 to 973 McMillan Avenue

March 01, 2013

Starting the week of February 25, 2013, we will begin a two-week project to repair a section of the aging sewer at this location to keep it functioning properly. Funds from the Ci…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: Infrastructure

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

Upcoming Construction along the Assiniboine River

February 15, 2013

City of Winnipeg Notice February 14, 2013 Dear Residents: Repairs on the outfall along the bank of the Assiniboine River north of 1620 Wellington Crescent will take place fr…

Neighbourhoods: Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure

Rapid Transit through Parker Land Information

January 31, 2013

 The City of Winnipeg is considering running the 2nd leg of the South West Bus Rapid Transit line East/West parallel to Parker Ave. and North/South along the ex…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: Green Space, Infrastructure, Transit

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

Traffic Circle Educational Video Now Available

November 12, 2012

The City of Winnipeg has put up video and additional educational information on how to use a traffic circles and roundabouts. For more information go to: http://winnipeg.ca/p…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

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

Councillor Orlikow continues to Stop Train Whistling

September 26, 2012

September 25, 2012, After working with The City, the Rail Line and Transport Canada the CN Crossing at Wilkes and Sterling Lyon were issued with “no Whistle” Orders …

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

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

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

Railway Crossing Closure on Waverley Street at Taylor Avenue

June 07, 2012

  The public is advised that Waverley Street will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic at the railway crossing on Waverley Street south of Taylor Avenue …

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, Linden Woods, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Regional Street Renewal Program - Corydon Avenue - Niagara to Cordova

June 07, 2012

Beginning at the end of June 2012 the City of Winnipeg will begin work on street renewal on Corydon Avenue Westbound – Niagara Street to Cordova Street.     …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

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

Forks Water Park Proposal taken off the table

May 14, 2012

Thank you for your comments this past month regarding the Water Park Proposal and I share many of your concerns.  Earlier today the proposal submitted by Canalta was withdra…

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure

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

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

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

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

Corydon Avenue Road Repairs

March 01, 2012

Corydon Avenue in the westbound lane between Waterloo and Cordova will be repaired this year. Adjacent residents and businesses may have limited access to their property and/or to …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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

Cel Tower Proposal for the Neighbourhood

February 18, 2012

 There is a public open house by SBA to provide you with information on the details of their proposed facility, and how they selected the location in your community. The …

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

Categories: Infrastructure

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

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

What's the Matter About Giving You a Say?

January 27, 2012

January, 2012 It was with amazement and disappointment that the Executive Policy Committee decided to "kill" my motion about protecting our green space and putting a pub…

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: Green Space, Infrastructure, Sustainability

OURS - Winnipeg Launches Petition to Protect our Green Space

January 23, 2012

OURS-Winnipeg was created to Stop the sale of Winnipeg’s public golf courses/green spaces. OURS does not believe that prime public space should be open to the highest bidde…

Categories: Green Space, Infrastructure, Sustainability

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

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

Fixing Our Existing Infrastructure

November 21, 2011

As recently presented data has shown, Winnipeg's existing infrastructure is not getting any better. For every one street that is repaired two streets fall into deeper disrepair. …

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees

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

Commitment to Saving our Urban Forest

October 26, 2011

I was able second a motion by Councillor Russ Wyatt to protect and retain our Urban Forest. The motion includes improved pruning and replacement of existing trees and preventi…

Categories: Bugs, Green Space, Infrastructure

Fix in for Academy Road

October 25, 2011

The City of Winnipeg understands and acted upon the concerns of residents along Academy Rd. from Oak St. to Oxford St. and has put an asphalt over-lay to temporary fix the vibratio…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, 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

Railway crossing closure on Shaftesbury Boulevard north of Wilkes Avenue

October 12, 2011

The public is advised that Shaftesbury Boulevard at Wilkes Avenue will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic on Saturday, October 15 at 6:00 a.m. for City of Wi…

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

New sidewalk to be built on the south side of Academy connecting Stafford St. to Wellington Crs

September 23, 2011

The installation is expected to begin October 3, 2011. During construction, the street will be open to traffic with the curb lane barricaded at times. This side walk is impor…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure

Your Neighbourhood, your street, your say ... Academy Road Vision

September 20, 2011

On October, 2011, after two years of consultation with area residents, a vision for Academy Road (a Plan Development Over-lay (P.D.O), was approved by City Council. The Acade…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

Councillor Orlikow supports residents in getting Academy Road fixed

September 14, 2011

On September 1, 2011, I met with about 15 residents regarding concerns related to increasing noise and vibrations because Academy Road, between Oak and Harrow, has failed.   …

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure

Lane closures on Kenaston Boulevard south of Sterling Lyon Parkway

September 13, 2011

To accommodate CN Railway crossing work that is being done as part of the IKEA project, the public is advised that, beginning Thursday, September 15 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Ken…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

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

Kenaston Boulevard Widening

July 31, 2011

The City is planning on widening Kenaston  between Taylor Avenue and Ness Avenue including alterations to the St. James Bridges and ramp structures and the Portage Avenue Inte…

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

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Waverley/Taylor By-pass Lobby

July 12, 2011

The 2011 City of Winnipeg Capital Plan removed the money earmarked to the Waverely/Taylor by-pass assessment against my wishes. The $1,119 million that was earmarked to get the Wa…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Chevrier, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

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

Kenaston Widening from Taylor to Ness

June 24, 2011

June 28, 2011 - A motion to accept Option 4 for the widening of Kenaston Blvd from Taylor to Ness was presented to the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and …

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

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

Corydon Resurfacing Project

June 23, 2011

June 2011 - The City of Winnipeg is once again providing funding for Corydon resurfacing. This year the area that will be worked on is East Bound Corydon from Lanark to Borebank…

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

Categories: Infrastructure

Corydon Avenue Gets Repaired

May 29, 2011

May 2011 - The City of Winnipeg is doing a refurbishment of Corydon Ave between Cambridge St. and Kenaston Blvd. In 2011, the City is working on East Bound lane between Lanar…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

New Side Walk on Stafford St.

May 26, 2011

We are pleased to advise you that the Public Works Department will be renewing the sidewalk at the above noted location.    Commencement Date:    Week o…

Neighbourhoods: Rockwood

Categories: Infrastructure

New Side Walk for Boston Ave.

May 06, 2011

April, 2011 - A new side walk will be built this year on Boston Ave from Pembina Hwy to Hudson St.  The work will begin during the week of May 9th, 2011 for two (2) to three …

Neighbourhoods: Maybank

Categories: Infrastructure

Academy Road Needs to be Fixed

April 25, 2011

April 25, 2011 - The portion of Academy Road from Oak to Wellington Crs. is a truck route, a through street and a failed street. It has failed due to a lack of funds to replace it…

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

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

City has entered into a multi-year agreement with Veolia

April 20, 2011

  As directed by City Council on May 19, 2010 the City has entered into a multi-year agreement with Veolia for the provision of advice to assist the City with its delivery of…

Categories: Infrastructure, Waste Removal

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

How do you want your garbage and recycling picked up?

December 27, 2010

Winnipeg is developing a Garbage and Recycling Master Plan. The environmental, economic and social impacts of garbage affect all of us. A Master Plan will: outline the futur…

Categories: Infrastructure, Sustainability, Waste Removal

City of Winnipeg Transportation Master Plan

December 27, 2010

Have your say in how the City will allocate resources, determine priorities and complete a Transportation Master Plan that will: - Ensure that traffic does not use our neighbourho…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, 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

Waverley Street/ CN Mainline Grade Seperation Under Way

September 30, 2010

"I am please to announce that I have been successful in lobbying to get $1,119,000 added to the 2011 Capital Plan to obtain conceptual engineering, study and public consu…

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Construction Schedule for Bike Boulevards

August 29, 2010

The constuction associated with traffic calming measures will be completed by the middle of September, 2010.  images/userfiles/CoW_Canstar_RiverHeights_ad.pdf Additional inf…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Traffic

Province provides $38.1 million for city roads, bike paths

August 28, 2010

By: Staff Writer Posted: 24/08/2010 11:42 AM The province said this morning that it’s investing $38.1 million to repair and upgrade Winnipeg roads and bike paths this year.…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Roads

SIDEWALK RENEWALS AND ASSOCIATED WORKS FROM STAFFORD STREET (WEST SIDE) FROM HARVARD AVENUE TO YALE AVENUE

July 09, 2010

 The City of Winnipeg is pleased to advise you that the Public Works Department will be renewing the sidewalk at the above noted location.    Commencement Dat…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Sustainability

Water main work may temporarily cause discoloured water

July 09, 2010

For Immediate Release Friday, July 9, 2010                       …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Central River Heights, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure

Kenaston Expansion

October 13, 2009

        Route 90 is a vital transportation corridor through the City of Winnipeg that is vital to carry traffic around, not through, our neighbourhood. Alr…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic