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City Launches 2019 Budget Consultation

April 25, 2018

Today, the City of Winnipeg launched its budget public engagement process, Let’s Build the Budget Together, to provide input for the 2019 budget development process. Win…

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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Animal Services Celebrates Banner Year

March 04, 2017

In 2016, 97 per cent of the dogs that entered Animal Services were reunited with their owner, adopted out, or sent to a rescue or animal shelter. This figure has dramatically incr…

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

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2017 Budget Schedule Announced

November 11, 2016

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

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

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2017 City of Winnipeg Budget Schedule Announced

September 25, 2016

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

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

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Animal Services Agency Offers Pet Licence Amnesty in August and September

August 23, 2016

The City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency will be holding a pet licence amnesty campaign from Aug. 22, 2016 to Sept. 30, 2016. Amnesty allows non-licenced pet owners the opportun…

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

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Budget 2016: Builds Winnipeg for the Future

March 02, 2016

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

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

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

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Geneva of the North Proposal Approved by CEC

November 20, 2014

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

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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

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

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

May 08, 2014

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

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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

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

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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

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Orlikow Calls for Public Review of Snow Clearing

January 15, 2014

Solutions Needed so failures do not repeat Wednesday, January 15, 2014   Winnipeg, MB – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is asking the Mayor to…

Categories: Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Taxes and Fees

Councillor John Orlikow's Budget Accountability Tool

December 11, 2013

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

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

December 05, 2013

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

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Winnipeg Launching Budget Consultation Process

December 05, 2013

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

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Sam Katz's Budget Fails Winnipeggers Once Again

November 29, 2013

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

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$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

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Efforts to re-locate the rail lines from River Heights are moving forward

September 30, 2013

September, 2013 - River Heights residents will be happy to know that our efforts to re-locate the rail lines from River Heights are moving forward. There is a commitment from all…

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

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FCM National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group

September 04, 2013

This information is for those concerned, as I am, about the expansion of the industrialization of the rail lines in River Heights. I am presently using many avenues to get the…

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

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Orlikow Voted Against $10,000 Incentive

July 22, 2013

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

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MNP Administers City of Winnipeg Budget Consultation

June 17, 2013

Winnipeg, MB – Public workshops for the City of Winnipeg budget consultation process begin tomorrow night. Over the next two weeks, six public meetings will be held across t…

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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…

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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

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

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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

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.…

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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

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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…

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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

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

January 14, 2013

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

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

January 09, 2013

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

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

November 02, 2012

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

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

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Property Owners Reminded that Deadline for Property Taxes is Friday, June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012

The City of Winnipeg reminds the public that the deadline for paying this year’s property taxes is Friday, June 29, 2012. “It’s important for property owners to …

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2012 Business Tax Bills

April 27, 2012

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

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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…

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

March 12, 2012

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

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

March 05, 2012

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

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

2012 Budget Consultation for South Ward

March 01, 2012

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

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

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2012 Budget Consultation for North Ward

March 01, 2012

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

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

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Does Winnipeg have too much Green Space?

February 20, 2012

There is a City of Winnipeg report about selling golf courses that says so.  The “report” was about assessing present municipal golf services however a portion of…

Categories: Development, Green Space, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees

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

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

February 01, 2012

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

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Idea of new Garbage and Recycling Program for You.

September 20, 2011

The City of Winnipeg will be considering an automated waste and recycling program. Since last November, the City has asked for residents to share their thoughts on garbage, recycl…

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2010 Property tax update

May 14, 2010

2010 General Assessment The 2010 General Assessment resulted in an average City-wide market value increase for all properties of about 67%.   Tax Freeze A tax freeze mean…

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