News • March 2013

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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

City crews working to open frozen curb inlets and culverts, address overland flooding

March 27, 2013

Winnipeg, MB - Crews are working on a variety of activities this spring, including opening of frozen curb inlets and culverts, addressing overland flooding from snowmelt, repairing…

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction - 40 to 60 Yale Avenue

March 15, 2013

Starting the week of March 11, 2013, we will begin a six-week project to renew the aging sewer on Yale Avenue to keep it functioning properly.   Funds from the City’s …

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Public Safety

2013 Regional Street Renewal Program McGillivary Blvd Approved

March 15, 2013

The 2013 Regional Street Renewal Program will be doing construction on McGillivary Blvd from Irene St to Pembina Hwy in the summer of 2013.   The work will include pave…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Pembina Strip, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Nominations for the Winnipeg Arts Council Awards, Deadline April 9

March 15, 2013

The 7th annual Winnipeg Arts Council Awards will be presented at The Mayor's Luncheon for the Arts, a celebration that recognizes and promotes the arts, artists and partnerships th…

Categories: City Hall

Orlikow Eager to Get Ball Rolling on Winnipeg's Canada Games Bid

March 13, 2013

 March 13, 2013 – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is throwing his support behind Winnipeg’s bid to host the 2017 Canada Games, Canada&rsquo…

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure

Residential Parking Ban lifted

March 10, 2013

Winnipeg residents are advised that the Residential Parking Ban has been lifted as of 7:01 p.m. today, Saturday, March 9, 2013. The City of Winnipeg wishes to thank all Winnipeg…

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal

Change your clock, test your smoke alarm

March 08, 2013

On Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 2:00 a.m., the clocks will ‘spring ahead’ one hour marking the beginning of daylight savings time. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is e…

Categories: City Hall

Southwest Bus Rapid Transit - 2nd leg

March 06, 2013

March, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg is in the process of approving the recommendation of the "Final Report on the Southwest Bus Rapid Route" that the second leg of the Sou…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: Alternative transportation, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m.

March 05, 2013

The public is advised that the plowing of residential streets will begin Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 a.m. to improve the overall condition of residential streets (Priority 3 streets)…

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: Roads, Snow Removal

Truck plowing on bus routes and collector streets underway

March 05, 2013

For Immediate Release Tuesday, March 5, 2013     Salting and sanding of streets to continue around-the-clock   Winnipeg, MB - Due to accumulations of snow, a t…

Categories: Roads

Spring/Summer Leisure Guide Now Available

March 01, 2013

The Spring/Summer 2013 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations. Winn…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

2013 Citizen Equity Committee Youth Role Model Awards

March 01, 2013

The Citizen Equity Committee is looking for nominees for their 2013 Youth Role Model Awards. There is the need to celebrate the achievements of our outstanding youth citizens and …

Manitoba Hydro Infrastructure Modifications

March 01, 2013

Manitoba Hydro is currently modifying the existing infrastructure at the corner of Stafford Street and Grant Avenue.  Manitoba Hydro will be installing a steel tower which wil…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, Grant Park, Rockwood

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction - 1251 to 1267 Lorette Avenue

March 01, 2013

Starting the week of February 25, 2013, we will begin a two-week project to repair a section of the aging sewer at this location to keep it functioning properly. Funds from the Ci…

Neighbourhoods: Rockwood

Categories: Roads

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction - 961 to 973 McMillan Avenue

March 01, 2013

Starting the week of February 25, 2013, we will begin a two-week project to repair a section of the aging sewer at this location to keep it functioning properly. Funds from the Ci…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: Infrastructure

Spring Flood Bulletin #1

March 01, 2013

The Provincial spring flood outlook issued Wednesday, February 27, 2013, indicates that based on spring thaw and weather conditions, river levels within the city could range betwee…

Categories: City Hall

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban Lifted

March 01, 2013

The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective Thursday, February 28, 2013. The ban prohibited parking between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.…

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal