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
The City of Winnipeg has honoured a former City Councillor with the renaming of West End Library. In a ceremony on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, the library at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex was renamed the Harvey Smith Library. Smith was a former teacher, librarian, city councillor and Member of the Legislature. He worked hard
Wednesday, July 25, 2018, marked the official opening of a new city splash pad. Located at 90 Sinclair Street at Sergeant Tommy Prince Place the new water feature gives local residents a place to play and cool off during the hot summer months. “The new spray pad at Sergeant Tommy Prince Place is an excellent
On Tuesday July 24, 2018, the province announced that they will be providing the City of Winnipeg up to $3.9 million to upgrade the St. James Civic Centre. The funding will help support the improvement of the facility as well as additions to the existing building. In the plans are new and improved multi-purpose rooms, an