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Virtual Library Resources

Access ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, music and more with the Winnipeg Public Library’s collection of virtual resources! Winnipeg residents can use their library cards to access digital resources while physical branch locations are closed. Virtual resources go beyond books and music, you can access movies, Ancestry.com, special children’s resources, how-to guides, academic databases, and consumer […]

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Lend a hand with Help Next Door MB

Help Next Door MB is a network of helpers coming together as a community. If you are a volunteer ready to provide your support or someone who needs a helping hand through these difficult times, this platform can connect you. You can find more information on how to get involved here. […]

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Extended active transportation route designations

In an effort to assist with physical distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Winnipeg is expanding its annual bicycle and active transportation route schedule. Effective Monday, April 6 until Sunday, May 3, 2020, four streets in Winnipeg will be designated as bicycle/active transportation routes. At this time, they will be in place […]

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Moving Winnipeg Forward

The 2020-2023 four-year City of Winnipeg balanced and sustainable budget provides the foundation to move Winnipeg forward. Highlights include: Over $700 million structural deficit is eliminated Key investments in protecting our tree canopy, public safety and roads Limits property taxes to 2.33 per cent and fee increases at inflation Lays the foundation to move Winnipeg […]

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Spring/Summer 2020 Leisure Guide available

The Spring/Summer 2020 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations. Winnipeg Free Press subscribers will receive a copy in today’s edition of the paper. View the Leisure Guide online by visiting winnipeg.ca. In addition, the City’s Leisure Guide Skating brochure and Leisure Guide Swimming brochures are also available and can be viewed online […]

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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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