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Now is your chance to serve on a Board or Commission!

If you are passionate about arts and culture, libraries, community centres or just want to make a positive impact on Winnipeg, consider applying to join a Board or Commission. These volunteer positions are one way to play an active role in your community and assist in making meaningful decisions.  Eligible municipal voters who are Canadian […]

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Open Streets shift to fall hours

The City of Winnipeg is keeping the 10 Open Streets (Enhanced Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Routes) open until the end of the day September 7, 2020, after which time only the four Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Routes will remain in effect on Sundays and holidays only. Beginning on Sunday, September 13 until Monday, October 12 the following routes will […]

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More recreation and leisure facilities to re-open

Beginning Tuesday, September 8,  additional recreation and leisure facilities previously closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic will re-open.  The following indoor pool facilities and leisure centres will open on September 8: Eldon Ross Pool Transcona Indoor Pool Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool Elmwood Kildonans Pool Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre Mayfair Recreation Centre St. John’s Leisure Centre Turtle […]

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You’re invited to help shape the future of road safety

How we can contribute to making Winnipeg streets safer for all road users? The city is facilitating a series of discussions on the Road Safety Strategic Action Plan, which – once complete – will help guide the City’s efforts in preventing serious injury and death on our roads by recommending both solutions for short-term implementation […]

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Open Streets Survey

The City of Winnipeg is asking for feedback from residents as we evaluate options for the potential future implementation of Open Streets (Enhanced Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Routes) Currently, the City of Winnipeg Traffic By-Law defines a Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Route as limiting motor vehicle traffic to one block from the Sunday before Victoria Day (May long weekend) […]

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Lindenwoods Community Centre receives $100,000 grant

This past June the Lindenwoods Community centre was approved for a Community Centre Renovation Grant. A grant that supports repairs, upgrades, retrofits, safety improvements and renovation projects at City of Winnipeg community centre facilities.  The 100,000.00 grant will be used on the Canteen, Kitchen and Mechanical Upgrades Project. Starting this fall, the mechanical upgrade will […]

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City reopening additional facilities and wading pools

As of August 4, four more wading pools are reopening: Central Corydon Community Centre, 1 Sir John Franklin Rd. Ducharme Park, 65 Morrow Ave. Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre, 510 King St. Elmwood Winter Club, 75 Brazier St. Two more locations will be open today, Thursday, August 6: Bruce Park, 1966 Portage Ave. King Edward & […]

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Fountains in retention ponds to re-open

At the July 23rd council meeting, councillors approved a motion to re-open the currently non operational fountains in the city’s storm water retention ponds. The motion from the Executive Policy Committee will allow the city to utilize unspent funds from other areas to reactive these fountains. Councillor John Orlikow, who spoke to the motion, stated […]

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All library branches to offer holds pick-up service beginning August 4

Book returns are now being accepted at all Winnipeg Public Library locations (except Cornish, which is currently closed for construction) during operating hours. Operating hours for each branch are available online, and book return slots will not be open to customers outside of operating hours. All remaining Winnipeg Public Library branches currently closed due to […]

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Be one in a million: Tree challenge!

 Winnipeggers love their trees but our incredible urban forest is at risk due to old age, disease, and invasive species. With the aim of protecting and expanding our city’s immense tree canopy, Mayor Brian Bowman and Council launched the Winnipeg Million Tree Challenge last fall to help protect, preserve, and grow Winnipeg’s incredible tree canopy. […]

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