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First Winnipeg Wellness grants announced

From left: River Heights-Fort Garry city councillor John Orlikow, and volunteers at the community rink at Sir William Osler Park, including Karen Windatt, Greg Mitchell, Jim Hrabiuk, Colin Smith and Tom Hayward. As I told you back in December, I’m so proud that city council has made Winnipeg Wellness grants available to ensure that we […]

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$4,000 for Kleysen Park Ski Trails

Coming soon, new cross-country ski trail at Kleysen park beside Linden Woods Community Centre. The Winnipeg Trails Association is creating a new one-kilometer cross country ski loop around Kleysen park by the Linden Woods Community Centre. Look for the trailhead to pop up at the south-east corner of the parking lot. This trail is one […]

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Mobile Menorah to receive $2,000

The Happy Fund was actually the proposed name for the wellness fund! Bringing happiness and light was the entire purpose of the Mobile Menorah from the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Learning Centre. A way to celebrate by bringing light and mitzvah, making the community a happier and brighter place. As you may have noticed on residential streets […]

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$5,000 for Sir Willy’s Winterfest fundraiser

Get your skates on, the ice is in at the rink at the Sir William Osler Park rink, thanks to the Sir William Osler Skating Club volunteers.  For 30 years neighbors have been coming together keeping the ice at Sir William Osler Park, working to create a safe and fun place for neighbourhood kids and […]

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Targeted DED operations to begin in city parks

Three regional parks will see tree removal and maintenance over the coming weeks to manage Dutch Elm Disease (DED) in the city’s forests. Maintenance will take place on the following scheduling: King’s Park: Monday, January 18 through February 5 Maple Grove Dog Park: January 25 through February 11 St. Vital Park: February 1 through February […]

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WB Wellington Cres closed from Kingsway Ave to Academy Rd

Effectively immediate there is a Regional Lane Closure on the westbound lane of Wellington Crescent from Kingsway Avenue to Academy Road (between the entrance and exit of 529 Wellington Crescent).  The lane has been closed to facilitate an catch basin and lead pipe repair, and expected to be completed on January 22nd. Information on street […]

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Winnipeg Public Library eliminates fines

The Winnipeg Public Library has now joined many Canadian public libraries that eliminated overdue fines in 2020. This recent trend is an effort for libraries to become more equitable for all, as overdue fines may have previously prevented some residents from using the library to access essential information and resources. As of Janauary 1st, fines and borrowing […]

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City governance review underway

The City of Winnipeg is inviting Winnipeg residents to get involved in its governance review. Governance is all about leadership and responsibility for the City to the citizens of Winnipeg. It includes understanding citizen needs and making decisions in the best interests of the City. We are building a City Hall that works through openness […]

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Winnipeg Wellness Fund Now Open for Applications

Today, the Winnipeg Wellness Fund application process is open! This $600,000 program will support community initiatives to help reduce the physical, mental, and emotional distress caused by the pandemic. “COVID-19 restrictions have sadly changed how we are able to spend time with our family and friends and take part in community events. We can all […]

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