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Neighbourhood greenways pilot program: Warsaw Avenue from Thurso Street to Pembina Highway

The Reduced Speed Neighbourhood Greenway Pilot project is coming soon to Warsaw Street. This pilot program intends to evaluate the impact reduced speeds and additional traffic calming treatments have on improving conditions for cyclists and pedestrians along five existing neighbourhood greenways, including Warsaw Avenue from Thurso Street to Pembina Highway The City plans to implement […]

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Insect control to start Monday

Starting April 26, the City will begin this season’s insect control program. Environmentally friendly larviciding will take place with helicopters and ground equipment to target mosquito larvae before they emerge as adults. Eliminate standing water: Do your part to keep your property mosquito free! Remove any source of standing water to prevent mosquito larvae from […]

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City spring cleanup starts – Sunday, April 25

Over the next five to six weeks, Winnipeg’s entire street network, including bridges and sidewalks will be cleaned, as well as designated active transportation pathways, boulevards, and medians.  A website at: winnipeg.ca/springcleanup features everything residents need to know about the City’s spring cleanup activities.  The “Know Your Zone” app can tell you when street cleaning happens on your […]

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Feedback request: Welcoming Winnipeg park renaming

A renaming request has been submitted through the Welcoming Winnipeg prosses to rename Andrew Currie Park to Currie Blossom Park (located at 1420 Wellington Crescent S). For more information on Welcoming Winnipeg initiative and how the City is working towards reconciliation through place-making, please visit the Welcoming Winnipeg website. The request for Andrew Currie Park […]

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Registration open for summer baseball and softball!!

The Fort Garry Community Centre has opened softball and baseball registration for the 2021 season! Provincial “Return to Play” updates and current public health orders now permit organized sports for children and youth. However, should public health orders change and sport programs are cancelled, full refunds will be provided. To ensure your child has a […]

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Starting early this year – Yard waste pick up

Given the mild spring weather, bi-weekly curbside yard waste collection will start in mid-April: Collection in Area A will begin the week of April 19 Collection in Area B will begin the week of April 26 Residents can find their collection day here: https://winnipeg.ca/waterandwaste/garbage/collectionday.stm# In the past four years, curbside collection of yard waste has […]

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Coun. John Orlikow leads with COVID-19 recovery motion

WINNIPEG, MB – River Heights-Fort Garry City Councillor and Deputy Mayor John Orlikow submitted a motion today at Winnipeg City Council that calls for the creation of a two-year COVID-19 recovery plan that includes measures and strategies to promote job and economic growth, equity and resiliency. “The City of Winnipeg has to continue to respond […]

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Opening of the Bill and Helen Norrie Library

Today I was proud to open a brand-new library in River Heights – Fort Garry! The Bill and Helen Norrie Library has been a long-time coming and was a much needed. The former River Heights Library was 60 odd years old, and our community needed more space and better accessibility in our library. While change […]

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Apply to the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership

Graduating grade twelve students from across Winnipeg are encouraged to apply for the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership. Applicants could receive $1,000 to fund their post-secondary studies! The Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership recognizes students who demonstrate consistent and outstanding dedication to making their community a better place to live. Community leadership can be show […]

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