News • June 2014

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New Daycare Right Fit for the Public

June 27, 2014

  I believe the sale of the Grosvenor Fire Hall to the Rose and Max Rady Jewish Community Centre reflects the best public value for taxpayers for several reasons:   &m…

Improvements at Hydro Station

June 27, 2014

Manitoba Hydro is improving the look of the Hydro Station at the corner of Stafford Street and Grant Avenue. Hydro has informed us that the latest technology and design criteria ar…

Playground Projects at Westridge and the River Heights Site

June 27, 2014

 Great news to report! As of this year, after two new playground projects at Westridge and the River Heights Site - Community Centres are finished we will have update and repl…

Categories: Community Centres

Academy Road Streetscaping

June 27, 2014

Together with Academy Road Biz we are going to be working on streetscaping Academy Road from Academy Road to Oak Street. The project is in the planning process right now with mon…

Healthy Community Centres are Key to Healthy Neighbourhoods

June 27, 2014

I have remained committed to ensuring that residents have access to local programming at their local community centre and parks are safe and accessible to all.   Here is wh…

Categories: City Hall

Working to move rail lines out of the community

June 27, 2014

For the past year, I have been working with stakeholders to identify gains associated with the removal of the BNSF and CP spur lines that run through River Heights.  These sta…

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

Elm Bark Beetle Bulletin #1

June 13, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014 Elm Bark Beetle Control Program begins    Winnipeg, MB –  On Monday, June 23, 2014, the City of Winnipeg’s Public Works Depa…

Categories: Bugs

Wpg14 - Ensure you are on the Voters List

June 13, 2014

June, 10/14 Winnipeg, MB – The 2014 General Civic Election for the City of Winnipeg will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.  Eligible voters will have the opportun…

Categories: City Hall

Winnipeg Library Foundation kicks off fundraising campaign

June 10, 2014

Winnipeg, MB –St. John's and Cornish Libraries are the target of a fundraising initiative by the Winnipeg Library Foundation to raise $2.5 million towards the renovation and …

Categories: Infrastructure