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Winnipeg is an open data leader

Last week I was thrilled to learn that Winnipeg is among the top cities for openness, transparency, and access to municipal data! Public Sector Digest recently ranked Winnipeg third in its Open Cities Index, which assesses open data programs in municipalities across North America. The index includes metrics on how well-resourced programs are, how much […]

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Spring Leisure Guide programming

Leisure Guide programming will return this spring!! Registration for programs opens March 23, and the Spring 2021 Leisure Guide is available online now. You can register online, by calling 311, or in-person at 395 Main St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Customers wishing to register in person are reminded that they are […]

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Indoor pools to reopen

Indoor pools previously closed due to COVID-19 restrictions will begin reopening to members of the public on Monday, March 29, 2021 The following indoor pools will begin opening on March 29: Bonivital Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex Elmwood Kildonans Kinsmen Sherbrook Margaret Grant Pan Am Sergeant Tommy Prince Place Seven Oaks St. James Assiniboia Centennial Transcona […]

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Weigh in on the Draft Recreation & Parks Strategies

A draft of the long-term plans for parks and recreation is now available for public comment. Winnipeg’s Recreation & Park Strategies is 25-year framework that will guide programs, policies, and future investment in existing and new infrastructure for both recreation and parks. This long-term vision is important, as the City faces some difficult challenges in […]

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Snow Route parking ban set to end Monday

The Annual Snow Route Parking ban will come to an end on March 1st, this coming Monday. Between December 1st and March 1st every year vehicles may not park on designated snow routes between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Vehicles parked on the street during these times may receive a ticket or be towed in […]

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Winnipeg Wellness Grant Recipient: $600 for Storefront Manitoba Inc. to celebrate active transportation and sustainable infrastructure

Staying active has never been more important to our physical and mental health than it has been this year. Café Nano is an outdoor café installation, transported to and along the river trail by bicycle, is designed to get Winnipeggers moving and connecting this winter. Powered by battery, it promotes and celebrates active transportation and […]

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Winnipeg Wellness Grant Recipient: $2,590 for St. Andrews River Heights United Church’s safe connection and active living initiatives

It’s been challenging to find ways to safely connect with friends and loved ones. As we know, outdoor options are always encouraged, weather-permitting. The grant will provide funding for two community benches adjacent to 255 Oak Street entrance of the St. Andrews River Heights United Church to provide options for safe visits. The benches will […]

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Winnipeg Wellness Grant Recipient: $1,000 for Being Kind, Spreading Smiles from Be Kind Winnipeg

Winnipeggers taking care of one another have been one of the bright spots of the COVID-19 pandemic. And Be Kind Winnipeg is an example of just that. The Instagram account dedicated to random acts of kindness brings smiles (unfortunately, under masks currently), positivity and motivation to staff and volunteers through weekly food delivery drop-offs to […]

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Winnipeg Wellness Grant Recipient: $200 for tutoring supports through the Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba

While COVID-19 has greatly changed learning for all children, those with learning disabilities and ADHD have been even more impacted. Children with learning disabilities who struggle with language attainment are often already reluctant readers in groups with their peers. This ultimately has an impact on their self-esteem when they struggle to read aloud. During this […]

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