News • April 2014


Curbside yard waste collection begins this week

April 30, 2014

The seasonal yard waste collection program begins Monday, April 28, 2014, and will continue until November, depending on the weather. Yard waste will be collected at the curb once …

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #25

April 25, 2014

Update on City services and support for citizens and businesses with frozen water pipes Additional contacts made last week to customers without water, notices being sent this we…

Categories: Infrastructure

Conceptual Vision for the Academy Road Streetscape Revitalization Strategy

April 25, 2014

McGowan Russell Group Inc. has been engaged by the City of Winnipeg to prepare a comprehensive Streetscaping Revitalization Strategy for Academy Road within the limits of the Acade…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

Worth of rapid transit investment must be proven

April 16, 2014

By: John Orlikow, River Heights-Fort Garry City Councillor Ward Report   Committing funding to the proposed South West Bus Rapid Transit (SWBRT) route is significant du…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #24

April 14, 2014

Citizens with temporary hose lines encouraged to wrap towel around outside taps Take these steps to prevent hose line freezing during colder temperatures April 14, 2014, Winnipeg…

Categories: Infrastructure

I will not be a candidate for the office of Mayor in this fall's civic election

April 11, 2014

After a period of reflection with my wife and family and with key supporters, I am announcing today that I will not be a candidate for the office of Mayor in this fall’s civi…

Categories: City Hall

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #23

April 09, 2014

64 additional properties identified as being at an increased risk, advised to prevent interruption of water service before it happens April 9, 2015 - Winnipeg, MB – City of …

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #22

April 03, 2014

Customers running their water to prevent water pipes from freezing advised to pay their last bill amount until their account is adjusted Winnipeg, MB – Customers who receive…

Categories: Infrastructure

City increases several services to prepare for spring thaw

April 03, 2014

Drainage improvement operations, pothole repairs ramp up; sandbags available to residents this Friday Winnipeg, MB – Due to forecasted warmer temperatures over the next seve…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure

Frozen Pipes Bulletin #20

April 03, 2014

Considerations for residents with temporary hose line connections or who have been advised to  run one cold tap, and who may be travelling or away from their homes or business…

Categories: Infrastructure

Frozen Pipe Bulletin #21

April 03, 2014

City reminds residents about risks of running cold tap continuously if not advised to do so, points citizens to most accurate source of information Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg r…

Categories: Infrastructure