News • June 2013


Next step for Winnipeg Zoning By-Law

June 28, 2013

A report to the City’s Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development regarding the proposed amendments to the Winnipeg By-Law is now available online. This repo…

Categories: By-laws

City to extend hours of operation for spray pads

June 27, 2013

  Winnipeg, MB ‒ With Winnipeg experiencing very hot temperatures,  the hours of operation for spray pads will be extended from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.   &l…

Categories: Community Centres

We Need to Work Together to Relocate Silos, Transloading Stations and possibly Rail Lines out of River Heights

June 26, 2013

The industrialization of rail line lands along Lindsay St. in Central and South River Heights needs to stop.  Storage silos and loading dozens of trucks from rail cars each da…

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

Categories: By-laws, Development, Public Safety, Traffic

New Playstructure for Biscayne Bay Park

June 25, 2013

June, 2013 - The old play equipment at Biscayne Bay Park has been removed to make way for new play equipment to be installed by July.

Neighbourhoods: Maybank

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space

No Hunger Summer Food Drive

June 24, 2013

Mayor Sam Katz is urgently calling on Winnipeggers to donate non-perishable goods in a city-wide food drive for Winnipeg Harvest. The "No Hunger Summer" food drive collec…

Categories: City Hall

Mad Science Camp

June 19, 2013

Mad Science is offering two different week long day camps (Energize It! and Rocket Science) at various locations throughout the city this summer.   • Free Early…

Categories: Community Centres

MNP Administers City of Winnipeg Budget Consultation

June 17, 2013

Winnipeg, MB – Public workshops for the City of Winnipeg budget consultation process begin tomorrow night. Over the next two weeks, six public meetings will be held across t…

Categories: Taxes and Fees

City of Winnipeg Budget Consultations Website

June 13, 2013

 The City of Winnipeg Budget Consultation website is at There is background and public meetings information at this site. There are also other ways c…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, By-laws, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Why Not the Sterling Lyon Underpass?

June 12, 2013

 In 2012, a discussion took place between the Director of the Public Works Department and the Chief Administration Officer in which it was explained that extending Sterling Ly…

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

City to consult with residents of Daniel McIntyre ward on future of Sherbrook Pool

June 07, 2013

For Immediate Release Friday, June 7, 2013      Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg’s Public Service is recommending that a consultation process …

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees


June 06, 2013

Cornish and St. John’s Libraries are both Carnegie Libraries, built with money donated by businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. These libraries were built in 1915 a…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure, Public Safety

Active Transportation 2013 Network Improvements

June 06, 2013

Three active transportation projects are underway this spring in the ward to  address gaps in the Active Transportation network and to separate cyclists from pedest…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Green Space, Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Corydon Community Centre June Update - Summer Camp, Football, Pre-School Programs, Farmers Market and more

June 04, 2013

Registration for our Summer Camps is ongoing. Register early to ensure a spot!   Football Registration Update   We are still accepting players for Terminator, Atom, …

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

Categories: Community Centres