News • October 2009

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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

Community decides future development for Academy Road

October 19, 2009

July 12, 2011, River Heights/Ft. Garry Councillor John Orlikow works with the community in providing a vision for the future of Academy Road and wants the public to join the discus…

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

Categories: Development

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…

Categories: Waste Removal

Taylor Avenue to be fixed

October 19, 2009

Councillor Orlikow has confirmed that Taylor Avenue between Waverly and Pembina will be reconstructed starting in 2010 and taking two years to complete. This road is a key artery …

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Orlikow fine with office

October 19, 2009

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

Categories: City Hall

Future of Academy Road

October 17, 2009

Draft Proposal for your review: images/userfiles/Academy PDO draft.pdf The neighbourhood is concerned that there is a balance between commercial development and retaining the re…

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

Categories: Development

Linden Woods Gym Expansion

October 14, 2009

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

Categories: Community Centres

Victoria and Ft. Garry Partnership

October 13, 2009

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

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Community Centres

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

October 13, 2009

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

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

Categories: Community Centres

Compost Program

October 13, 2009

Categories: Sustainability

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

Enhancing Transit system

October 13, 2009

Categories: Transit

Lindenridge

October 13, 2009

Categories: Development

Sugar Beat Lands Development

October 13, 2009

Honeywell Development has purchased the lands North of Bishop Grandin, West of Pembina and East of Waverley. There will be a request to rezone this land from industrial to an alte…

Categories: Development

Parker Land Secondary Plan

October 13, 2009

The community was able to ensure that its voice would be heard through the addition of an amendment to a motion that allowed a developer to take over a large parcel of City land …

Categories: Development