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“ReLeaf” for Winnipeg’s Urban Forest Continues in Spring 2017

April 27, 2017

Trees Winnipeg is proud to continue the Winnipeg ReLeaf Tree Planting Program. Initially launched in 2015 as a pilot project with support from TD Friends of the Environment Foundat…

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: Development, Green Space, Sustainability

Waverley Underpass Construction Remains on Track

April 27, 2017

 Construction of the Waverley Underpass took an important step forward with the award of a major construction contract to Maple Leaf Construction Inc. on April 20, 2017. Map…

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: Infrastructure, Roads

City of Winnipeg Celebrates Earth Day at Pacific 4R Winnipeg Depot with Compost Giveaway

April 19, 2017

To celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, the City of Winnipeg is giving away free compost at the Pacific 4R Winnipeg Depot. Citizens will have the opportunity to take home u…

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: Sustainability, Waste Removal

Temporary Closure of Off-ramp from Eastbound Bishop Grandin Boulevard to Pembina Highway

April 14, 2017

The off-ramp from eastbound Bishop Grandin Boulevard to Pembina Highway will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic from Thursday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. until midnight on Sun…

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: Roads, Traffic

City-wide Spring Clean Up Begins Tuesday Morning

April 14, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18, around 7:00 a.m., crews will begin the annual city-wide spring clean up operation, sweeping the entire street network including back lanes over the next five …

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: Roads

Coun. John Orlikow Recommends Renaming River Heights Library in Honour of Bill and Helen Norrie

April 14, 2017

Recognizing their lifelong commitments to knowledge and the residents of the City of Winnipeg, River Heights-Fort Garry City Councillor John Orlikow today introduced a motion to th…

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: City Hall

Good Friday and Easter Weekend Operating Hours for City of Winnipeg Facilities and Services

April 10, 2017

All civic offices are closed on Friday, April 14 (Good Friday) and Monday, April 17 (Easter Monday). Recycling/Garbage Collection  Recycling and garbage will be collected as…

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

City of Winnipeg’s Annual Bicycle Auction to be Held April 22 and 23

April 09, 2017

The City’s annual unclaimed bike auction will be held this April 22 and 23 at the East End Arena, 517 Pandora Avenue East: Saturday, April 22: o   7:00 a.m. t…

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

Seasonal Curbside Yard Waste Collection to Begin April 24

April 06, 2017

This year's curbside yard waste collection program will begin the week of April 24 for homes in yard waste collection area "B" and the week of May 1 for homes in yard waste colle…

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: City Hall, Waste Removal

City Accepting Applications for Winnipeg Food Council Membership

April 05, 2017

Residents are invited to submit their applications for membership in the newly-minted Winnipeg Food Council.  “The issues of local food production and distribution are …

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: City Hall

Winnipeg Parking Authority Campaign Encourages Drivers to “Be Aware. Park with Care” Around Schools, Fire Lanes and Designated Spaces

April 05, 2017

Earlier this week, the Winnipeg Parking Authority (WPA) launched its “Be Aware. Park with Care” campaign which encourages drivers to follow parking laws when stopping o…

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, Roads, Traffic

Government of Manitoba Launches its Cultural Review

March 29, 2017

The Government of Manitoba has launched its cultural review Imagine Creative Manitoba! to examine the role of the arts, creative industries, heritage, libraries, Indigeno…

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

City of Winnipeg: Flood Bulletin #2

March 29, 2017

The Province of Manitoba today released an updated flood outlook and advised that there is a risk of moderate to major spring flooding. The outlook noted that with the benefit of 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: Public Safety

Mayor's Scholarship for Community Leadership Now Open for Applications

March 23, 2017

The application period for the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership is now open and Grade 12 students across Winnipeg are encouraged to apply Mayor Brian Bowman ann…

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: City Hall

Less Basement Flooding, More Green Space

March 21, 2017

Over the next year, construction on the Cockburn Calrossie Combined Sewer Relief Works will transform our ward. Not only will the $94.6 million projectreduce the risk of basement …

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Waste Removal