News • November 2011

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Selling City Arenas - The Introduction

November 28, 2011

The City of Winnipeg will be getting out of the arena "business" by divesting the 15 City owned arenas to another party. The process has begun with a tender process to d…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety

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

WSD1 School Trustee By-election All Candidates Meeting Video

November 24, 2011

The following link shows the complete all candidates meeting from November 21, 2011. The meeting took place at Churchill High School. www.youtube.com/watch Remember that election…

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

Budget shows city borrowing more to pay for infrastructure projects

November 23, 2011

  Councillor Orlikow talks about the budget and infrastructure. The backup is astronomical, let alone t…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

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…

Categories: City Hall, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees

Westridge Community Centre Fire Damage

November 20, 2011

The repairs on the Westridge Community Centre were started last week and construction is going well. Without further delays the construction may be completed by the end of next w…

Neighbourhoods: Maybank

Categories: Community Centres

Peanut Park Restoration

November 20, 2011

The restoration of Peanut Park is one of our communities great stories. After years of neglect the Friends of Peanut Park (FFP) community group was created with the intent of rest…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: Green Space

Transportation Plan Needs to Put Winnipeg Tax Payers First

November 16, 2011

presentation to Council November 16, 2011  I am voting to put Winnipeg taxpayers first and make fixing existing infrastructure a top priority in the City’s Transportati…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

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…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Transit service changes to complement April 2012 opening of Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor

November 03, 2011

Winnipeg Transit is recommending service changes to support the opening of the Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor. The opening of Stage One of the Southwest Rapid Transit Corrido…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Transit

Transportation Master Plan Goes on Shelf?

November 01, 2011

November, 1, 2011, I am going through the Plan and have difficultly understanding what more it is then a compilation of various other reports into one. The other issue is that the…

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

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…

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