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Manitoba Electrical Museum E-Waste Dropoff Day

To celebrate Earth Day, the Manitoba Electrical Museum is hosting a Stereo & Computer E-Waste Dropoff from 9:00am to 2:00pm. This will be put on by Saving Audio Recycling & Stereo E-Waste, a great non-profit organization, which does a lot of good in the community. The items they pick up are  amplifiers, loudspeakers, turntables (record […]

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Starting early this year – Yard waste pick up

Given the mild spring weather, bi-weekly curbside yard waste collection will start in mid-April: Collection in Area A will begin the week of April 19 Collection in Area B will begin the week of April 26 Residents can find their collection day here: https://winnipeg.ca/waterandwaste/garbage/collectionday.stm# In the past four years, curbside collection of yard waste has […]

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Coun. John Orlikow leads with COVID-19 recovery motion

WINNIPEG, MB – River Heights-Fort Garry City Councillor and Deputy Mayor John Orlikow submitted a motion today at Winnipeg City Council that calls for the creation of a two-year COVID-19 recovery plan that includes measures and strategies to promote job and economic growth, equity and resiliency. “The City of Winnipeg has to continue to respond […]

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Opening of the Bill and Helen Norrie Library

Today I was proud to open a brand-new library in River Heights – Fort Garry! The Bill and Helen Norrie Library has been a long-time coming and was a much needed. The former River Heights Library was 60 odd years old, and our community needed more space and better accessibility in our library. While change […]

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Apply to the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership

Graduating grade twelve students from across Winnipeg are encouraged to apply for the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership. Applicants could receive $1,000 to fund their post-secondary studies! The Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership recognizes students who demonstrate consistent and outstanding dedication to making their community a better place to live. Community leadership can be show […]

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Winnipeg is an open data leader

Last week I was thrilled to learn that Winnipeg is among the top cities for openness, transparency, and access to municipal data! Public Sector Digest recently ranked Winnipeg third in its Open Cities Index, which assesses open data programs in municipalities across North America. The index includes metrics on how well-resourced programs are, how much […]

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Spring Leisure Guide programming

Leisure Guide programming will return this spring!! Registration for programs opens March 23, and the Spring 2021 Leisure Guide is available online now. You can register online, by calling 311, or in-person at 395 Main St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Customers wishing to register in person are reminded that they are […]

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Indoor pools to reopen

Indoor pools previously closed due to COVID-19 restrictions will begin reopening to members of the public on Monday, March 29, 2021 The following indoor pools will begin opening on March 29: Bonivital Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex Elmwood Kildonans Kinsmen Sherbrook Margaret Grant Pan Am Sergeant Tommy Prince Place Seven Oaks St. James Assiniboia Centennial Transcona […]

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Weigh in on the Draft Recreation & Parks Strategies

A draft of the long-term plans for parks and recreation is now available for public comment. Winnipeg’s Recreation & Park Strategies is 25-year framework that will guide programs, policies, and future investment in existing and new infrastructure for both recreation and parks. This long-term vision is important, as the City faces some difficult challenges in […]

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Free Tax Clinic

The South Winning Family Information Centre is holding a free tax clinic for individuals, couples and families! For most people this will not take more than 15 minutes. Get your taxes taken care of quick and maximize your return. To qualify you must make about $45,000 and have a simple tax situation (no bankruptcies, self-employment, […]

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