Although Christmas is still three months away the City has begun its annual search for the perfect tree. Once again city foresters are looking for residents to donate a large spruce tree to be the centrepiece for the City Hall holiday display. If you are interested in donating your tree here is what you need to
The federal and provincial governments are investing up to $100 million each plus $115.9 million from the city for road repairs in Winnipeg. The funding was announced by St. Boniface-St. Vital MP Dan Vandal, Jeff Wharton, Minister of Municipal Relation and Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman. 49 segments of roadways across the city will be rebuilt
Mayor Brian Bowman is set to kick off his run for a second term in office on Thursday evening, September 13, 2018, but has put on the record that he will not be participating in election-related debates that have not invited all candidates. Bowman cited his responsibilities as Mayor and his re-election campaign taking up
Winnipeg’s Executive Policy Committee (EPC) has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.4 million on the public plaza at the new True North Square. On Monday the province announced that they would be kicking in up to $11.95 million through tax increment financing (TIF) for the plaza, residential tower, surrounding streets, sidewalks and skywalks,
The City of Winnipeg will be spraying in the south end of the city as part of the Elm Bark Beetle Control Program beginning on Monday, September 10, 2018. Elm Bark Beetles carry Dutch Elm Disease which is devastating to Winnipeg’s Elm tree population. Trees in the La Barriere, Parc La Salle, Perrault, Richmond Lakes, St.
If you have an interest in gardening or preserving our living prairie then the Living Prairie Museum has an opportunity for you during the next few weeks. Currently, the museum is looking for volunteers to help collect native seeds in some of Winnipeg’s prairie habitats. Volunteers will learn about the efforts to conserve the diversity
Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman wants the city to be part of protection measures for whistleblowers that the province recently passed through The Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower) Amendment Act. Municipalities have an opportunity to be included in the framework of the act if they advise the province with a council resolution before October 15, 2018. The
Winnipeg has created another family spray pad to help residents cool off and have some fun too. At a cost of about $800,000, the facility will have three zones for tots, families and teens. The project also includes a new playground, swings, benches, picnic tables and bike racks. Pathways, landscaping and fencing were also added.
The City of Winnipeg has published the Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 Leisure Guide which is available online and in print at all civic pools, libraries and leisure centres. Beginning in two weeks, on August 28, 2018, registration for fall and winter activities begins (except for winter skating or swimming lessons). If you are wanting to