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City-wide Spring Cleanup Begins Sunday, April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018

On Sunday, April 22, at 10 p.m., crews will begin the annual city-wide spring cleanup. The entire street network, including back lanes, will be swept over the next five to six…

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: Waste Removal

Seasonal Curbside Yard Waste Collection to Begin April 30

April 22, 2018

This year’s curbside yard waste collection program will begin the week of April 30 for homes in yard waste collection area "A" and the week of May 7 for homes in yard waste c…

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

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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

Let's Chip In - Christmas Tree Recycling Program

December 07, 2017

Don't throw away your Christmas tree after the holiday season. From Dec. 27 to Jan. 31, recycle it by dropping your unbagged tree off at any of the following depots. Please rememb…

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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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

City of Winnipeg Celebrates Earth Day at Pacific 4R Winnipeg Depot with Compost Giveaway

April 19, 2017

To celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, the City of Winnipeg is giving away free compost at the Pacific 4R Winnipeg Depot. Citizens will have the opportunity to take home u…

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: Sustainability, Waste Removal

Seasonal Curbside Yard Waste Collection to Begin April 24

April 06, 2017

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

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

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

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

New 4R Winnipeg Depot Now Open

January 28, 2017

Winnipeggers have a new 4R Depot available to them to drop off items that can be recycled, reused, composted, or resold.  Located at 1120 Pacific Ave., the second such…

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: Sustainability, Waste Removal

Recycle Your Christmas Tree – Let’s Chip In Depots Open Dec. 27, 2016 to Jan. 20, 2017

December 27, 2016

Recycle your real Christmas tree for free by taking it to one of the Let’s Chip In depots, open December 27, 2016 to January 20, 2017. Residents are reminded that trees pla…

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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Curbside Yard Waste Collection Season Ending

November 08, 2016

The curbside yard waste collection season is coming to an end. Yard waste collection in “area A” will end the week of Friday, November 18, 2016 Yard waste collectio…

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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Annual Spring Clean-Up to Finish this Week, Report Missed Streets Until Friday, May 20

May 11, 2016

Starting on Friday May 13, until Friday, May 20, 311 will be taking reports of missed streets and deficiencies. If your street has not been swept by that time, please contact 311…

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: Public Safety, Roads, Waste Removal

Weekend Pre-collection of Yard Waste Begins May 7 & 8

May 07, 2016

Due to the large volumes of yard waste placed out for collection this spring, weekend pre-collection of yard waste will begin this weekend. Collectors will be working on Saturdays…

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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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

City-wide Spring Cleanup Begins Sunday Night

April 16, 2016

On Sunday April 17, around 10:00 p.m., crews will begin the annual city-wide spring cleanup operation, sweeping the entire street network including back lanes over the next five to…

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: Roads, 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

Seasonal Curbside Yard Waste Collection to Begin April 18

April 06, 2016

This year’s curbside yard waste collection program will begin the week of April 18 for homes in yard waste collection area “A” and the week of April 25 for home…

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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Christmas Tree Recycling Depots Now Open

December 28, 2015

Residents are reminded that they can recycle their real Christmas trees for free by taking them to one of the 11 Let's Chip In Depots, open until Jan. 20, 2016. All plastic tree 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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Recycle your Christmas Tree – The Perfect Holiday Gift for the Environment – Dec. 27, 2015 to Jan. 20, 2016

December 23, 2015

All plastic tree bags, tinsel, decorations, and tree stands must be removed before leaving a tree at a depot. Residents are welcome to help themselves to free wood chips, which …

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

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City of Winnipeg Invites Feedback on Budget Priorities and Preferences

November 30, 2015

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

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

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

Curbside Yard Waste Collection Extended for Two Weeks

November 05, 2015

The City of Winnipeg has announced that the curbside yard waste collection program will be extended for two more weeks. ·        Yard waste collection &…

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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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

Curbside yard waste collection begins this week

April 30, 2014

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

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

City's Fall Sweeping Program begins Sunday, October 20, 2013

October 18, 2013

Winnipeg, MB - The City of Winnipeg's fall cleanup of streets will begin Sunday evening, October 20, 2013, weather permitting, and will target areas of Winnipeg where the accumulat…

Categories: Roads, Waste Removal

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

Corydon Crosswalk, DED and Spring Clean Up info

May 10, 2013

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

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

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

Compost bins on sale at a 'down to earth' price

May 08, 2013

May 8, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg’s one-day compost bin sale is Saturday, May 11, 2013.  More than 45,000 compost bins have been sold since the first annual one-day sal…

Categories: Green Space, Waste Removal

Curbside yard waste collection begins next week

April 26, 2013

For Immediate Release Friday, April 26, 2013     Winnipeg, MB – The new seasonal yard waste collection program begins Monday, April 29, 2013, and will continue …

Categories: Sustainability, Waste Removal

Start of curbside yard waste collection postponed

March 27, 2013

 Winnipeg, MB, 2013 – Due to lingering snow and cold temperatures this spring, the seasonal yard waste collection program, scheduled to begin next week, has been po…

Categories: Sustainability, Waste Removal

Recycling and garbage collection crews working tomorrow to finish this week's collection

February 01, 2013

Recycling and garbage crews will be working tomorrow, Saturday February 2, to catch up on delays resulting from the extreme cold weather this week. Residents with Friday …

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Residents reminded of adjusted garbage and recycling schedules during holiday season

December 21, 2012

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

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Where to get Paper Yard Waste Bags this weekend

October 26, 2012

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

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

2012 Fall Sweeping Program

October 20, 2012

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

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

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Waste Removal

New Waste and Recycling Pick Up Service Coming Fall 2012

June 04, 2012

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

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

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

April 09, 2012

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

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

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

Winnipeg residents invited to a public meeting on the future of Brady Road Landfill

October 23, 2011

Winnipeg residents are invited to a public meeting on the future of Brady Road Landfill on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at St. Norbert Community Centre, 3450 Pembina Highway, from 6…

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Proposed Garbage and Recycling Master Plan unveiled

September 23, 2011

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

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

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…

Categories: Green Space, Taxes and Fees, Waste Removal

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

New Waste and Recycling Service Proposed

April 18, 2011

On June 23, 2010, City Council directed Adminstration to develop a garbage and recycling master plan before proposing any more changes to existing services.  The goal is have…

Categories: Sustainability, Waste Removal

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

Winnipeg Residents Invited to "Speak up Winnipeg on Garbage"

December 01, 2010

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

Categories: City Hall, Sustainability, Waste Removal

Next Curbside Giveaway Weekend just around the corner

September 05, 2010

 September 11 and 12, 2010 Winnipeg, MB. – Getting ready for the school year?  Planning to clean out your house over the long weekend and prepare for fall?  R…

Categories: Sustainability, Waste Removal

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

June 02, 2010

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

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Our Winnipeg draft plan consultation begins

May 27, 2010

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

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

The City of Winnipeg City Council is going to vote on an $1.6 Billion contract to partner with Veolia, a private multi-national water company, and I want to know what you think about it.

May 16, 2010

 The City of Winnipeg has been mandated by the Province to build two waste treatment plants and a biosolids disposal facility. This is estimated to cost $660 Million to design…

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Orlikow seconds alternative Utility motion

December 29, 2009

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

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Garbage Plan full of Rotten Eggs

October 19, 2009

 The City of Winnipeg has approved an automated waste pick up service of one 250 gallon City provided garbage bin.   The City of Winnipeg has added an addition fee for …

Categories: Waste Removal

Waters Muddied Without a Utility Act

October 19, 2009

      The City of Winnipeg City Council has voted in favour of taking the existing Water and Waste Department from a department to a corporate Utility. The diffe…

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