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    City of Winnipeg invites residents to come in and cool off during forecasted high heat

    Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg invites residents to come in and cool off in civic facilities during regular operating hours, as high temperatures are forecasted over the next few days. City facilities that are normally open on weekdays and weekends are available to act as ‘cooling areas’ where the public may come in...
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    Pre-paid Taxi Rides Coming September 30, 2019

    Mandatory taxi pre-payment pilot to start September 30 Passengers will be required to pay $10 deposit between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily during pilot Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg is launching a pilot beginning September 30 to determine if mandatory pre-payment will reduce fare disputes in taxis. Between 8 p.m. and 6...
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    Residents invited to provide input on where and how infill housing should be accommodated in mature communities

    Winnipeg, MB – Building on the priorities identified in the Residential Infill Strategy’s Implementation Action Plan, the City of Winnipeg is seeking public input on residential infill design guidelines and intensification criteria to help ensure that new development in Mature Communities is compatible in form, scale, and design, and to help determ...
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    Public invited to provide input on the redevelopment of two parks in the Brooklands neighbourhood

    Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeggers are invited to attend a public workshop on Wednesday, October 2 to provide feedback on redeveloping two parks in the Brooklands neighbourhood: Blue Bird Park and Lismore Park.  Blue Bird Park was last redeveloped in 1999, therefore the park is due for an update. With the open greenspace at Lismore Park rig...
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    MAYOR’S YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL ESTABLISHED

    Initial Meeting with Youth Advisors Set for Tomorrow WINNIPEG, September 10, 2019 – The voices of Winnipeg’s youth will be heard loud and clear at City Hall with the establishment of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council which is set to meet for the first time tomorrow, Mayor Brian Bowman announced today. “I am so happy...
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    Living Prairie Museum seeking volunteers to help collect native prairie seeds

    Winnipeg, MB – The Living Prairie Museum is seeking volunteers to help collect native seeds in some of Winnipeg’s prairie habitats. Volunteers will learn about the museum’s efforts to conserve the genetic diversity of prairie landscapes, as well as sustainable harvesting practices. Volunteers will also be able to keep some of the seeds they collect...
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    Engage Winnipeg Policy Update

    Thank you for taking the time to participate and provide feedback on the draft Engage Winnipeg policy.   This past spring, Winnipeggers had the opportunity to share their ideas for building engagement through an online survey, online idea forum, and public workshop. Participants discussed their experiences, their challenges with engagement, an...
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    Winnipeg’s Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend is almost here: September 7 and 8

    Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg’s Fall Curbside Giveaway Weekend will take place on September 7 and 8. This is the perfect time to find a new home for your gently used, unwanted items, or hunt for some new-to-you treasures in your neighbourhood, community, and city. Tips if you are giving away items Place unwanted household items...
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    Elm Bark Beetle Control Program commences

    Winnipeg, MB – On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the City of Winnipeg is commencing the Elm Bark Beetle Control Program, weather permitting. The program is intended to control elm bark beetles, the carriers of Dutch Elm Disease (DED). The Elm Bark Beetle Control Program will beginin Insect Management Areas 39 (Brooklands, Sargent Park, St. James...
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    New Opportunity to get involved

    Now accepting applications for positions on Boards and Commissions The City of Winnipeg is accepting applications from August 1, 2019 to October 18, 2019. The City Clerk’s Department initiates an annual selection process to fill citizen member positions to Boards and Commissions on which there are imminent or existing vacancies. Canadian citizens w...
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