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Retention pond safety!

Recently, our office has fielded many questions about skating on retention ponds, the beautiful ponds behind our homes or near neighbourhood parks. Retention ponds are not safe to use for winter recreation activities as they do not freeze over like natural water bodies. What you need to know: Retention ponds are part of the land drainage […]

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Virtual Bingo!

Please join us for a FGWRC Virtual Bingo! Hosted via Zoom, Registration required at 204-477-1123 […]

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Libraries to partially reopen!

Libraries will be reopening on a limited basis starting Monday, December 7. While libraries have been closed over the past three weeks, we have heard from residents that they would like to pick-up and return materials.  In response, the City will be providing contactless holds pick-up and return services at 10 library branches, in alignment […]

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Promoting Positivity and Optimism

During these challenging times, we can all use positivity and optimism in our lives. Join Stacey Krueger of the Canadian Mental Health Association for a look at psychologist Barbara Fredrickson’s ten positive emotions and how they can be applied to your life. This is a free one-hour session, to register, e-mail resources@swsrc.ca. Please include your name […]

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Promoting Positivity and Optimism

During these challenging times, we can all use positivity and optimism in our lives. Join Stacey Krueger of the Canadian Mental Health Association for a look at psychologist Barbara Fredrickson’s ten positive emotions and how they can be applied to your life. This is a free one-hour session, to register, e-mail resources@swsrc.ca. Please include your name […]

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Promoting Positivity and Optimism

During these challenging times, we can all use positivity and optimism in our lives. Join Stacey Krueger of the Canadian Mental Health Association for a look at psychologist Barbara Fredrickson’s ten positive emotions and how they can be applied to your life. This is a free one-hour session, to register, e-mail resources@swsrc.ca. Please include your name […]

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Brenda Leipsic park fall 2020 update

I know that we are all anxiously waiting for the full opening of the Brenda Leipsic Dog Park, unfortunately the entire dog park is not quite ready for our canine friends nor us. It is unfortunate that the north portion of the park is not ready to be opened yet but the contractor and the […]

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Open streets engagement published

The public engagement summary for Open Streets is now available and provides an overview of the feedback collected from between August 17- September 7 of this year. Over 5,000 Winnipeggers responded to the survey, including home owners on Open Streets, motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Findings will be presented at a meeting of the Standing Policy […]

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311 redesigned for better service

Both the 311 self-service website and the  winnipeg.ca web pages have been redesigned for easier navigation and to better serve you. New functions have been added to the homepage including an easy to City Service selector, a complete listing of City services, mobile apps, and the ability so apply for a variety of permits online. […]

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2021 budget process underway

The preliminary budget for 2021 is being drafted following the annual Citizen Survey this October. This budget is an update and continuation of the 4-year budget approved in the winter of 2020. Once completed, the budget will be presented to the Executive Policy Committee (EPC) on November 27th. Following this presentation, a series of public […]

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