News • July 2012


Construction to begin on Pembina Highway Buffered Bike Lanes Project

July 24, 2012

Beginning the week of July 23, 2012, the City of Winnipeg will begin constructing buffered bikes lanes on Pembina Highway between Crescent and Plaza Drives as part of a rehabilitat…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall

Winnipeg School Board Begins Formal Process to Sell SJF land

July 16, 2012

June 2012, The School Division has sent a letter out to area residents indicating that they are proceeding with the sale of the school board lands located off Grosvenor St. previou…

Neighbourhoods: J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Development, Green Space, Roads, Transit

City of Winnipeg to Extend Outdoor Swimming Pool Hours of Operation

July 12, 2012

The City of Winnipeg is extending the hours of operation at outdoor pools in strategic locations to ensure availability in as many areas of the city as possible, during hot and hum…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Temporary Closure of River Heights Library

July 12, 2012

River Heights Library, 1520 Corydon Avenue, will be closed as of Friday, July 20, at 5:00 p.m. for minor repair work. The Library is expected to reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, A…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Increase in Water Use Due to Hot, Dry Weather

July 10, 2012

Peak hourly water use reached a high of 18.8 million litres on Monday, July 9, 2012, one of the highest on record in the last decade. However, it is still significantly less than t…

Categories: City Hall

Spray pad hours of operation extended starting today

July 10, 2012

In response to the long range forecast for hot and humid weather over the next week, the City of Winnipeg is extending the hours of operation at all spray pads.   “I…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres

Alternative Service Delivery Committee to consider Public Service recommendations for City-run golf courses

July 10, 2012

The City of Winnipeg Public Service is taking next steps in the process of its review of City-owned golf courses.   The City Auditor’s November 2010 Operational Revi…

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Residential Parking Program Changes

July 10, 2012

Situation Currently there is some confusion in the general public around the rules relating to the Residential Parking Program (RPP), particularly in relation as to where permits …

Categories: City Hall, Roads