News • June 2016

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Sou'wester Neighbourhood Forum - Everyone Has a Role to Play as a Community Partner

June 25, 2016

Strong partnerships are the foundation of any thriving community and there is nowhere it’s more evident than in River Heights-Fort Garry. While I’m honoured to be your…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Libraries kick-off TD Summer Reading Club

June 25, 2016

Registration for the annual TD Summer Reading Club has begun at all Winnipeg Public Library branches. Children up to age 12 are invited to drop by any branch of the library to regi…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Elm Bark Beetle Control Program Continues

June 25, 2016

The Public Works Department's Insect Control Branch is continuing the Elm Bark Beetle Control Program - weather permitting. The program is intended to control elm bark beetles, the…

24 Hour Public Notice: Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Program to Begin

June 15, 2016

To date, the Insect Control Branch (ICB) has used a combination of larviciding and residual treatments to control mosquito populations. These measures alone are no longer suffici…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Bugs

Mathers Avenue Reconstruction from Ash St. to Campbell St.

June 15, 2016

The construction crews have started work this week (June 13, 2016) on reconstructing Mathers Avenue from Ash Street to Campbell Street. The project includes reconstructing the p…

Neighbourhoods: South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

Contribute to the City of Winnipeg's Accessibility Plan

June 15, 2016

We want to hear from you! To help develop a City of Winnipeg Accessibility Plan, members of the public are invited to fill out the following survey which is expected to take abo…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Bike Week Returns for Another Year of Citywide Festivities

June 15, 2016

For the third year in a row, bicycle riders in Winnipeg can enjoy events happening around the city for Bike Week when it kicks off on June 18, 2016. This year, Bike Week Winnipeg…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation

City fo Winnipeg Fraud & Waste Hotline

June 15, 2016

The City of Winnipeg has established a Fraud & Waste Hotline that is available to all citizens. It provides citizens with a convenient and confidential way to report …

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Public Safety

Introducing The First Shift Hockey Program at Corydon CC

June 12, 2016

Do you know of a young person between the ages of 6 & 10 that has never played our great game of hockey and might be interested in trying the sport? If so: Introducing THE F…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Community Centres

Winnipeg’s Urban Forest to See Some ReLeaf in 2016

June 06, 2016

The City of Winnipeg has been awarded a $20,000 grant from Tree Canada and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to fund the Winnipeg ReLeaf program in 2016. In partnership wi…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Bugs, Development, Green Space, Sustainability

Community Safety Tips from The Smashed Windows Club

June 06, 2016

I’m extremely proud of the hard work and dedication of the Smashed Windows Club (SWC) in our ward over the past year. Founded in February 2015, the SWC has served River Heig…

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, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Public Safety