News • October 2011


Commitment to Saving our Urban Forest

October 26, 2011

I was able second a motion by Councillor Russ Wyatt to protect and retain our Urban Forest. The motion includes improved pruning and replacement of existing trees and preventi…

Categories: Bugs, Green Space, Infrastructure

Fix in for Academy Road

October 25, 2011

The City of Winnipeg understands and acted upon the concerns of residents along Academy Rd. from Oak St. to Oxford St. and has put an asphalt over-lay to temporary fix the vibratio…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads

City's Fall Leaf Sweeping Program begins October 23 - Public asked to refrain from raking yard waste material such as grass clippings, leaves or other debris onto the streets

October 23, 2011

The City of Winnipeg's fall cleanup of streets will begin Sunday evening, October 23, 2011, weather permitting, and will target areas of Winnipeg where the accumulation of leaves i…

Categories: City Hall, Roads

Winnipeg residents invited to a public meeting on the future of Brady Road Landfill

October 23, 2011

Winnipeg residents are invited to a public meeting on the future of Brady Road Landfill on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at St. Norbert Community Centre, 3450 Pembina Highway, from 6…

Categories: Waste Removal

Engineering Study to be Completed for Pembina Underpass Upgrades

October 18, 2011

  The City of Winnipeg’s Public Works Department has awarded a consulting engineering contract to Dillon Consulting Limited for a preliminary engineering study for upgr…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Railway crossing closure on Shaftesbury Boulevard north of Wilkes Avenue

October 12, 2011

The public is advised that Shaftesbury Boulevard at Wilkes Avenue will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic on Saturday, October 15 at 6:00 a.m. for City of Wi…

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Councillor Orlikow and the Mayor agree to provide River Heights residents additional education on how to safely use traffic circles

October 03, 2011

After a year of requesting and lobbying for traffic circle education for River Heights residents, the Mayor has agreed that the education as of yet is not and has not been sufficie…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Public Safety, Traffic