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Bill and Helen Norrie Library taking shape

The new Bill and Helen Norrie Library remains on schedule and budget for an anticipated opening date of late this year.  Even in the middle of winter in Winnipeg, construction is steadily progressing at the corner of Grant Avenue and Cambridge Street on the Grant Park campus, near the Pan Am Pool.   The foundation-grade beams are nearly […]

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Preliminary 2020-2023 City of Winnipeg Multi-year Balanced Budgets to be Tabled March 6

The preliminary 2020-2023 multi-year balanced Operating and Capital budgets for the City of Winnipeg will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Friday March 6, 2020 – 1:00 PM. “The multi-year balanced budget process has increased openness and engagement,” said Councillor Scott Gillingham (St. James), Chair of the Standing Policy Committee […]

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Brenda Leipsic Dog Park Update

Dogs running around a bulletin board at Brenda Leipsic Park

A section of the highly anticipated Brenda Leipsic Dog park opened this week. The gate was unlocked Thursday afternoon, and visitors are able to enter the park via a temporary entrance off the Southwest Transit Park-and-Ride lot at the east end of Willson Place. This winter, the park will be limited to the one-hectare area […]

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Winnipeg Transit presents the Santa Bus

The Santa Bus is driving holiday spirit starting Sunday, December 1 until Tuesday, December 24. Winnipeg Transit bus #142 will feature larger-than-life vinyl graphics of Santa and his reindeer. All cash fares and donations collected on the Santa Bus will go directly to the Christmas Cheer Board. The Santa Bus has been on the road every year […]

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Neighbourhood Safety

One of the most consistent issues I hear about from you is community safety. Whether it’s calls to my office, when I’m in line at the grocery store or out walking my dog, I know you want to hear what I’m doing to make sure our cars, homes and families are protected. As your city […]

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Trees and Greenspace

Our parks, walking paths, playgrounds and tree canopy are all key parts of keeping our community healthy and active. Since elected, I’ve been dedicated to consistently investing this aspect of our ward and together we have: Increased funding to protect our trees and creating a neighbourhood tree replacement/removal program Renewed all tennis courts and play […]

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Transit free for veterans, current serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and a companion on Remembrance Day

To honour the men and women who have sacrificed for our country, the City of Winnipeg will be offering free transit service on November 11 to armed forces veterans, current serving personnel, including cadets and reservists, and one companion. “Providing free transit to veterans and current members of the Canadian armed forces is a way […]

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