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August 31, 2018


Campaign signage information for the 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election

Released: 9:00 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustees in the City of Winnipeg takes place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Commencing tomorrow, Saturday, September 1, 2018 campaign signs on public property are permitted throughout the City and are regulated under Part 4 of the Neighbourhood Liveability By-law No. 1/2008, and Section 182 of the Winnipeg Zoning By-law No. 200/2006.

All campaign signage on public property must display on its face the name and telephone number of the person responsible for placing the sign or causing it to be placed, and the date the sign was placed. Failure to comply with the by-laws may result in the removal and destruction of signs.

Campaign signs must be removed within seven days following the election, on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

To view the campaign signage regulations, please see: City of Winnipeg – Campaign Signage Regulations.

For more information visit winnipeg.ca/election2018 or contact 311.

Statement From Mayor Brian Bowman Regarding Illegal Drugs On Our Streets

Released: 10:41 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – Today, Mayor Brian Bowman released the following statement regarding a motion he intends to bring forward at the next EPC meeting on September 12, 2018:

“As with cities across our nation, Winnipeg is not immune to the presence of illegal drugs on our streets.

Unfortunately, it has become very prevalent in our city and at an alarming rate.

The presence of illegal drugs is stretching the limits of support groups and health professionals who are struggling to keep up with this crisis.

Addressing this crisis requires a multidisciplinary and collaborative response and cannot be handled by our police service alone.

That is why I will be bringing a motion to the next EPC meeting on September 12 that will seek to bring all government agencies together to take immediate action on collaborative strategies for administrative and government change to assist the crisis being felt by individuals, families and our community as a whole.

We need to hear from all voices in our community to find a way forward and together, we will find a way forward.”

August 31, 2018