News • September 2013

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Development Guidelines to Protect Mature Communities Takes a Step Forward

September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013 – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry has been successful in getting Council to agree in creating guidelines that recognizes the s…

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure

Efforts to re-locate the rail lines from River Heights are moving forward

September 30, 2013

September, 2013 - River Heights residents will be happy to know that our efforts to re-locate the rail lines from River Heights are moving forward. There is a commitment from all…

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

Categories: Development, Green Space, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

Neighbourhood Connections

September 27, 2013

One of the most exciting aspects of representing River Heights Ward on City Council is the opportunity it's given me to work with the many community groups I've been able to assist…

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

Improving Safety and Reducing Traffic Noise Along Academy Road

September 27, 2013

The City will be extending the Overlay work on Academy from Cambridge to Harrow starting this weekend and continuing over the next few weeks.   The work is planned to take…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

River Heights - Fort Garry Community Associations

September 27, 2013

The following are a few of the community associations in the ward. If you would like your association to be listed on the website please contact me at jorlikow@orlikow.ca River He…

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

Phase 2 of Neighbourhood Park/Public Space Investments

September 27, 2013

 I am happy to announce the placement of a brand-new play structure in Biscayne Bay Park this year. This is the thirteenth structure in the ward that has been upgraded or repl…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Green Space, Infrastructure

New River Heights Crosswalk

September 27, 2013

 There is something new on Corydon at Elm, close to Corydon Community Centre and Ecole River Heights School: the long-awaited new crosswalk has finally been constructed. &nbs…

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

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety

Neighbourhood "Listening Tours" Continue

September 27, 2013

As fall starts up and kids go back to school, I have once again been walking our neighbourhoods, knocking on doors and listening to you. These walks through the ward provide me wit…

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

Linden Woods Fall Classic/Ecole Van Walleghem School

September 27, 2013

 This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Linden Woods Fall Classic, and the Ecole Van Walleghem School Parent advisory Committee deserves congratulations for the ongoing s…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

Categories: Community Centres

What is the City of Winnipeg Doing about Dying Shubert Chokecherry Trees?

September 20, 2013

September 2013, Shubert Chokecherry trees are dying from black knot fungus and need to be removed was the message I gave the City Forester at our recent meeting as part of my lobby…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank

Categories: Green Space, Infrastructure, Sustainability

Waverley Underpass - Why it is needed and What is needed

September 20, 2013

September 2013, Winnipeg and the Capital Region around Winnipeg are growing and much of that growth is occurring in the South of the Ward.  The result is increased traffic co…

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

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

Montrose Street and Park Tree Banding Team receives grant in recognition of their support of our Neighbourhood

September 17, 2013

On September 10, 2013, the City Centre Community Committee approved a per capita grant in the amount of $100.00 to the Montrose Street and Park Tree Banding Team, to assist wi…

Categories: Bugs, Green Space, Public Safety, Sustainability

2013 RECREATIONAL WALKWAYS AND BIKE PATHWAYS RENEWALS

September 04, 2013

We are pleased to advise you that the Public Works Department will be renewing the asphalt pathway at the above noted location.   Commencement Date: Week of September 9, 20…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

Categories: Green Space, Infrastructure

FCM National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group

September 04, 2013

This information is for those concerned, as I am, about the expansion of the industrialization of the rail lines in River Heights. I am presently using many avenues to get the…

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

Categories: By-laws, Development, Public Safety, Taxes and Fees, Traffic