News • April 2011

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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

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

Osborne Bridge Rehabilitation Construction Begins Tuesday, April 12, 2011

April 12, 2011

Residents are advised that construction on the east side of the Osborne Bridge and Osborne Street from Broadway to River Avenue will run from April to October 2011. Traffic will be…

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: City Hall, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic, Transit

City Flood Response - Call for Volunteers

April 12, 2011

As river levels are rising, the City is calling for volunteers to help with crucial sandbagging efforts in vulnerable neighbourhoods.  If you have time outside working hours t…

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: City Hall, Public Safety

Flood Response Update #2 - April 8, 2011

April 08, 2011

Latest River Conditions An ice jam at the Redwood Bridge which raised water levels yesterday, which increased the James Avenue water level by approximately 1.5 feet, has aba…

Categories: Public Safety

City Continues To Seek Volunteers For Sandbagging

April 07, 2011

The City is continuing its call for volunteers to assist property owners with sandbagging efforts tomorrow and over the coming days.   Individuals and groups who are intere…

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: City Hall

Lobby Effort Begins to Make the Waverley By-Pass a top City Priority

April 07, 2011

I am asking for your help in lobbying the Executive Policy Committee to make the Waverley by-pass a reality. The amount of time lost by people waiting, the amount of “gree…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Chevrier, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Traffic

Fire Station No. 12 on Grosvenor to be Relocated

April 01, 2011

The fire hall to be constructed as the new Fire Paramedic Station No. 12 to be located in South River Heights. "At the very latest, we want the new station open by March 2012…

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

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

City Responds To Provincial Flood Outlook

April 01, 2011

On Friday, March 25, 2011, the Province of Manitoba issued its third spring flood outlook for Manitoba.    Based on this revised flood outlook: · &nbs…

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: City Hall