News • February 2014


Frozen Water Pipes in Winnipeg

February 26, 2014

The City of Winnipeg has experienced frozen water pipes is neighbourhoods due to the extreme cold temperatures, Unfortunately weather conditions continue to amplify the problem.&n…

Categories: Community Centres, Infrastructure

The Sale of Grosvenor Fire Hall to the Rose and Max Rady Jewish Community Centre to continue the public use of the building as a daycare is a principled decision

February 26, 2014

 The sale of the Grosvenor Fire Hall to the Rose and Max Rady Jewish Community Centre reflects the best public value for taxpayers.   The sale of the Grosveno…

Categories: City Hall

Protecting Historic Neighbourhoods

February 26, 2014

 I opposed the rezoning of 87 Harvard St from a R1 zoned single family home to a R2 zoned property that allows for a four- plex condominium to be built on the property. My op…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall

Three New Neighourhoods planned for the River Heights/ Fort Garry Ward You Should Know About

February 19, 2014

I wanted to let my neighbours and constituents in River Heights / Fort Garry know about three new developments in the ward: • Parker Neighbourhood Secondary Plan • Broc…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Grant Park, Linden Woods, Maybank, Parker

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Katz' Latest Firehall Fiasco yet another Million-Dollar Mistake

February 14, 2014

Winnipeg, MB – The City’s decision to expropriate land under a Fire Station on Taylor at twice one appraiser’s valuation - more than $1-million - is just the late…

Categories: Development, Infrastructure

Windrow Warning as Back Lanes are being cleared due to recent snow fall

February 14, 2014

I realize that many residents have had enough of clearing windrows and many have run out of room to store the excessive amount of snow this year but I want to make you aware the ba…

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

Categories: Snow Removal

Residential Parking Ban will be in effect starting Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m.

February 13, 2014

The public is advised that the Declared Snow Route Parking Ban that was put into effect Thursday, February 13, 2014 will be extended as a result of a forecasted system that brought…

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Snow Removal

Bishop Grandin Crossing Development

February 10, 2014

Hopewell Development is proposing to develop the Sugar Beets lands and continue to hold public meetings. The proposed development is located North of Bishop Grandin between Waverl…

Neighbourhoods: Maybank, Parker, Pembina Strip

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees, Traffic