News • May 2013

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Signalized Cross Walk on Corydon a Reality

May 24, 2013

May 2013, After many years of advocacy by parents at Ecole River Heights School, the Community Centre and various Councillors we have secured approval and funding for installation …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, South River Heights

Categories: Community Centres, Sustainability, Traffic

Clearing the roadblocks to the Waverley Underpass

May 23, 2013

May 2013, Thank you to everyone who wrote and called in expressing their support for the Waverley Underpass. I am pleased to report there has been some real progress.   Cou…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Central River Heights, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Wellington Crs Sunday Closure Enforcement

May 21, 2013

This past May 14, 2013 I passed a motion at the City Centre Community Committee that will be a significant step towards giving police the ability to enforce the closure of Wellingt…

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

Categories: By-laws, City Hall, Traffic

Widden Gate to receive TBO treatment in 2013

May 21, 2013

In recent years the City has been working on refinishing the access roads into Lindenwoods using “Tar Bulbous Overlay” (TBO). This year work will be done on Widden Ga…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, Linden Woods

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Geese at Van Wellingham School field.

May 21, 2013

In 2012 several teachers from Van Wellingham, as well as parents and students joined up with City Naturalist to start addressing the geese problem on the school grounds.  Las…

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space

Apply to be part of the Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre (FGWRC) Board

May 21, 2013

They are currently seeking applications from feminist-minded women who are interested in working with important issues for women and their families in the community to join our vol…

Categories: Community Centres

Working with the Neighbourhood for Low Density Residential Guidelines for Mature Neighourhoods

May 17, 2013

 May, 2013 – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is initiating a neighbourhood effort to support the creation of in-fill residential guidelines that …

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

Categories: By-laws, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

STEP ONE on the way to getting the Waverley underpass to be a reality

May 10, 2013

May, 2013 - Thank you everyone who wrote and called in expressing their support for the Waverly Underpass and continue to do so. There has been progress.  In the 2013 City of…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Parker, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Corydon Crosswalk, DED and Spring Clean Up info

May 10, 2013

Spring is Sprung (fingers crossed) John Orlikow, Councillor River Heights – Fort Garry With the snow and ice finally gone (we hope!) and Victoria Day weekend around the cor…

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, Green Space, Sustainability, Traffic, Waste Removal

Improved Playground on the Way

May 08, 2013

The Sou'wester Canstar Community News - ONLINE EDITION By: Steph Crosier Posted: 05/1/2013 12:00 AM | Comments: 0 Enlarge Image Linden Woods father Mar…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, Linden Woods

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure

Compost bins on sale at a 'down to earth' price

May 08, 2013

May 8, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg’s one-day compost bin sale is Saturday, May 11, 2013.  More than 45,000 compost bins have been sold since the first annual one-day sal…

Categories: Green Space, Waste Removal

Annual summer water meter reading program begins Wednesday, May 8, 2013

May 06, 2013

Winnipeg, MB – Starting Wednesday, May 8, 2013, and continuing until the end of August, City of Winnipeg water meter readers will be visiting homes weekdays between 2:30 p.m.…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees

Full closure of Waverley Street from Taylor Avenue to Wilkes Avenue - Sunday, May 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May 02, 2013

The public is advised a full road closure will take place this Sunday May 5th, on Waverley Street between Taylor Avenue and Wilkes Avenue. This closure will be in effect at 7:00am…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Crescentwood, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Parker, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads