News • April 2013


Orlikow: No More "Digging First, Asking Questions Later"

April 30, 2013

City Must Set Up Functional Design Committee for Bus Rapid Transit   For Immediate Release - Feb 27 2013   WINNIPEG - John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights- Fort…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees, Transit

Orlikow Eager to Get Ball Rolling on Winnipeg's Canada Games Bid

April 30, 2013

 Been there, done that and support this   Winnipeg, MB – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is throwing his support behind Winnipeg’s b…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees

Employment Opportunity

April 29, 2013

  Facility Attendants The Fort Garry Community Centre (FGCC) provides recreation and programming to the community through its two locations at 80 Derek Street and 880 Oaken…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: Community Centres

City of Winnipeg selected to host 2017 Canada Summer Games

April 29, 2013

For Immediate Release Friday, April 26, 2013   Winnipeg, MB - Today at an announcement at The Forks, the Canada Games Council and the Province of Manitoba named the City of…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure

Fort Garry Library to be temporarily closed for renovations

April 29, 2013

For Immediate Release Monday, April 29, 2013     Winnipeg, MB - Fort Garry Library, 1360 Pembina Highway, will close Saturday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m. for renovations. Th…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Maybank, Parker, Pembina Strip, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure

Curbside yard waste collection begins next week

April 26, 2013

For Immediate Release Friday, April 26, 2013     Winnipeg, MB – The new seasonal yard waste collection program begins Monday, April 29, 2013, and will continue …

Categories: Sustainability, Waste Removal

Grosvenor Fire Hall, Relocation of Bus Loop and Sir John Franklin School Field update

April 10, 2013

April, 2013, Last September I brought forward the idea of moving the bus loop before the Fire Hall on Grosvenor St. was declared surplus. Two reasons for relocating the bus l…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transit

2013 Language & Literacy Grant Awards

April 08, 2013

Community Outreach Committee Winnipeg Public Library Board The W innipeg Public Library Board is pleased to announce the awards of $1,500 Community Outreach Language &am…

Categories: Community Centres