News • June 2011

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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

Councillor Orlikow approves grant for Scouts Canada Education Adventure Camps

June 26, 2011

June 26, 2011 – I am pleased to announce that the City Centre Community Committee has approved a grant request from Scouts Canada to assist with the cost of the Quest 2011 an…

Categories: City Hall

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

Councillor Orlikow approves grant for Prairie Theatre Exchange

June 23, 2011

June 16, 2011 – I am pleased to announce that the City Centre Community Committee has approved a Community Incentive Grant for a Revitalization and Renewal Project at Prairie…

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

City to Mark Arbor Day with Tree Planting

June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011 - River Heights councillor John Orlikow and Deputy Mayor Justin Swandel will preside today over a formal  ceremony and planting of a Linden tree will mark Arbor …

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Sunday Bike Routes Must Be Safe Routes

June 16, 2011

June 13, 2011 – Traffic on Wellington Crescent, Wolseley and Scotia Streets are restricted on Sundays to local traffic only to allow families, groups and individuals the oppo…

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

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Traffic

Cankerworm Control Program Continues in Select Areas

June 13, 2011

During the month of June the City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch will continue its cankerworm control program. Spraying will not occur if there is significant rainfall…

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: Bugs, City Hall