September 15, 2021 - Displayed prominently in City Hall’s Courtyard, we have installed a display of flags representing Indigenous Nations as a symbol of our ongoing commitment to reconciliation.
September 10, 2021 - With over 400 kilometres of bicycle lanes, neighbourhood greenways, and multi-use paths, there are plenty of options for your next cycling trip. We’ve recently updated our cycling map to make planning your routes and navigating Winnipeg even easier.
September 9, 2021 - Spaying or neutering your dog helps create a safer community, and is important for keeping your furry friend healthy and happy. A new limited-time program aims to expand access to this service to more Winnipeggers.
September 8, 2021 - We are focused on creating an inclusive and welcoming work environment at the City of Winnipeg and beginning this week, we are offering the internal Pronouns and Gender Inclusive Language: The Importance of Getting it Right course.
September 2, 2021 - The City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch explains and shares some tips to deal with wasps.
August 31, 2021 - This summer has been very warm and we’ve been working to ensure residents can cope with the high temperatures and extreme heat.
August 24, 2021 - The next time you are picking up your library books at the new Bill and Helen Norrie Library, take note of the building. It has recently received Three Green Globes certification for its eco-efficiency and environmental design.
August 20, 2021 - Standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes, with thousands of the insects capable of hatching from just one site. That’s why we want your help to let us know about new standing water so we can larvicide the location to help reduce the mosquito population.
August 9, 2021 - Do you want to make a positive impact on Winnipeg? If you answered yes, consider applying for one of our Boards and Commissions.
August 5, 2021 - It’s a sticky problem that we’re stuck with every summer – aphid droppings on roads, sidewalks, vehicles, and anything that’s below the trees.
July 30, 2021 - After the pandemic paused the CFL last year, fans will once again be making their way to IG Field this summer to see the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defend their Grey Cup title.
July 29, 2021 - Just over 106 years after first opening its doors, Cornish Library has been renovated to ensure the library meets the needs of today’s customers, and future generations.
July 26, 2021 - If you slow them (the cars), will they (the bikes), come? That is the question posed by the Neighbourhood Greenways Reduced Speed Pilot Program, implementation of which has been completed.
July 23, 2021 - With the Summer Olympics now underway, some of the world’s best athletes are competing in 28 different sports. If you, or your family, are inspired to test out your skills in the featured sports, we have plenty of amenities and options available.
July 20, 2021 - It’s Plastic Free July and we are encouraging residents to reduce, re-use, and recycle single use plastics, when they can.
July 16, 2021 - Getting outside and being active is great for your physical and mental health. We have plenty of parks to explore in all seasons.
July 13, 2021 - Visitors arriving by car to the Exchange District will notice some new signs this summer. We have installed “parking guides” along sections of Bannatyne Avenue, King Street, and Arthur Street — part of a pilot project to help improve the readability of parking signage.
July 9, 2021 - As we patiently wait for Libraries to reopen for browsing, we have to get creative in ways to share library fun this summer.
July 8, 2021 - Winnipeg Transit is poised to retake its position as a North American leader in the adoption of zero-emission bus technology.
July 7, 2021 - We’re not kidding around - our Living Prairie Museum has goats and sheep grazing for the next three weeks. It’s part of a pilot project that uses these animals to help with vegetation management.
June 29, 2021 - From outfront mowers and sidewalk plows to aerial bucket trucks and road graders, we have a lot of different vehicles, but safety is always the priority when our employees are behind the wheel.
June 25, 2021 - Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord is a tool in which we as the City, organizations, and individuals in Winnipeg can come together while sharing in reconciliation. Since 2017, 196 Partners have joined the Accord making commitments to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action.
June 23, 2021 - There’s a buzz around City Hall as bees have moved into their summer home outside of the second floor of the Susan A. Thompson Building.
June 21, 2021 - Held annually on June 21 – the summer solstice, National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day of celebration where we recognize and honour the achievements, histories, and languages of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in our city and across Canada.
June 18, 2021 - As part of our commitment of reconciliation, a medicine garden has been planted near the Living Prairie Museum featuring sage and sweetgrass, two of the four Sacred Medicines which naturally occur in the tall grass prairie.
June 17, 2021 - Sitting around the backyard fire pit is a popular summer activity, but if you’re planning a backyard bonfire, always ensure your approved fire pit receptacle meets bylaw regulations and review the guidelines.
June 14, 2021 - It is technology that is relied on by nearly every one of our departments. The geographic information system (GIS) program creates valuable, real-time maps using data sets.
June 11, 2021 - Our Corporate Finance Department has received the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for a third consecutive year from the Government Finance Officers Association.
June 10, 2021 - As temperatures were forecasted to soar near 40°C in early June 2021, plans were quickly underway to find ways to help people find respite from the hot sun while still following the provincial public health orders.
June 10, 2021 - We are working to create a more inclusive workplace for 2SLGBTQ+ employees. Beginning in June 2021, City of Winnipeg Safe Space stickers are appearing in our workplaces.
July 28, 2021 - While a popular sport today, golf was relatively unknown in Winnipeg until Kildonan Park Golf Course opened 100 years ago, on June 9, 1921.
June 8, 2021 - Since the first official record was stored in 1874, the City’s archival collection has expanded substantially. In anticipation of the continued growth of its collection, the City is in the process of putting together the Archives Strategy.
September 10, 2021 - Bike rides are a great way to spend time outside and enjoy the many trails and active transportation paths that Winnipeg has to offer.
June 4, 2021 - The buses purchased for 2021 as part of Winnipeg Transit’s Bus Replacement Program came equipped with a promise – better securement for passengers who use wheelchairs and scooters and improved safety for all passengers.
June 3, 2021 - June 3, 2021 marks two years since the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) was released.
June 3, 2021 - Voting data from City Council meetings is now publicly available on our Open Data Portal.
June 2, 2021 - New customers are now accessing transportation by Winnipeg Transit Plus, thanks to the recent removal of a barrier for some to access the paratransit service.
June 1, 2021 - If you are aware of past renovations or upgrades in your home completed without a permit, we have a new solution that will help you ensure the work was done safely and to code: the Permit Amnesty Program.
May 31, 2021 - We want all residents to be able to access our services and are working towards removing any barriers they may face. One of the ways we are doing this is by requiring all of our employees to take Accessible Customer Service training as soon as is practical after being hired or assigned duties.
May 28, 2021 - No one wants to have to travel in the back of an ambulance as a patient, but if you do, it is important to remember all of the equipment packed inside of emergency vehicle is there to help you.
May 25, 2021 - They can blink, cough, and have vital signs. High-tech mannequins are helping train our Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) paramedics to emergency calls.
May 20, 2021 - While certain types of plastic can be recycled, it is very important to keep plastic bags out of the recycling carts in Winnipeg.
May 19, 2021 - As the number of COVID-19 cases remains high in Winnipeg, our Community Service Ambassadors will be returning to three City-owned parks – Assiniboine, St. Vital, and Kildonan – to help educate people what is allowed under the current pandemic restrictions.
May 13, 2021 - As we wait for the day we can once again safely browse collections, the Winnipeg Public Library has got you covered for your reading, listening, and viewing needs.
May 12, 2021 - A major transit infrastructure project completed on time and under budget in 2019 continues to earn accolades.
May 11, 2021 - They are among the first people our employees call with COVID-19 related questions and worries. Regardless of what time it is, our occupational health nurses have been there to support our staff.
May 6, 2021 - During the Cold War, perceived threats to civilian populations in the form of enemy attacks and environmental concerns prompted the organization of Civil Defence plans for cities across North America.
May 5, 2021 - With in-home visits by water meter readers suspended due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for residents to submit regular water readings.
April 30, 2021 - The weather is warming up, and for the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) this often means an increase in wildland and grass fires, particularly when conditions are dry.
May 14, 2021 - Additional City of Winnipeg workplaces have become SAFE Work Certified.
April 27, 2021 - After celebrating a record season in 2020, our three municipal golf courses are gearing up for another busy season.
April 22, 2021 - As the first year of the Building Energy Disclosure Project wraps up, more than 160 buildings are tracking and disclosing their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
April 19, 2021 - The City’s annual unclaimed bicycled auction will be online only from April 28 – May 5, 2021
April 15, 2021 - Kristin Tuchscherer couldn’t believe her ears when the field report came in.
April 8, 2021 - The City of Winnipeg’s open data has made its way to the classroom.
April 6, 2021 - If you are a gardener, there are plenty of options when it comes to deciding what to plant. The Living Prairie Museum is hoping you’ll consider including some prairie species in your landscaping.
March 29, 2021 - Winnipeg residents can once again dip their toes in Bonivital Pool. The pool reopened after being closed for just over a year to complete critical building renewal work.
March 29, 2021 - A brand new chapter for Winnipeg Public Library has started in the River Heights neighbourhood with the opening of the Bill and Helen Norrie Library.
March 24, 2021 - It was as a child Darrell Sais had his first experience with racism.
March 23, 2021 - Throughout the past year, COVID-19 has given the Planning, Property & Development Department opportunities to provide customer service through digital solutions. The same logic holds true for the department’s Real Estate Branch.
March 22, 2021 - It can be difficult to imagine a world without racism, but that vision and how to get there, is the focus of the City of Winnipeg’s Anti-Racism Week which runs until March 27, 2021.
March 18, 2021 - The pandemic has pique peoples’ interest in parks.
March 18, 2021 - The City of Winnipeg’s commitment to greater openness and transparency can be seen in the latest rankings on the Public Sector Digest’s Open Cities Index.
March 15, 2021 - Escaping into a good book is one of the many ways people are dealing with the stresses of the pandemic. The Winnipeg Public Library has adapted its services to ensure readers are still able to access its collection, while following the Province of Manitoba’s Public Health Orders.
March 12, 2021 - It would be tough to think of a more difficult task than trying to make sense of 2020 and anticipating what the future may hold during a global pandemic. But that’s exactly what the City of Winnipeg’s Economic Research Division has been doing over the past year.
March 8, 2021 - Jessie Kirk’s name may not be instantly recognizable to Winnipeg residents, but she has a significant part in our City Council’s history. This year marks 100 years since she was inaugurated as the first woman on City Council on January 4, 1921. She was elected by voters in December 1920.
March 5, 2021 - Adapting how we operate as a City, while ensuring the safety of our employees and residents, has been guiding the work of our Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) during the pandemic.
July 15, 2021 - For the ninth time in the past 11 years, Winnipeg has made the Intelligent Community Forum’s Smart21 list. The Forum’s list recognizes 21 worldwide communities it deems most ready for the 21st century.
March 3, 2021 - When imagining the demolition of a large-scale building, thoughts of a countdown, a big red button, and a cloud of dust might come to mind.
February 24, 2021 - To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community, visitors to our reopening fitness facilities are required to check in with our employees to provide their name and phone number.
February 19, 2021 - When it comes to fighting most fires, access to water is imperative. For areas of the city that are not serviced by fire hydrants, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) relies on trucking water in.
February 11, 2021 - If you are looking to venture on to The Winnipeg Foundation Centennial River Trail, you now have two new options to safely make it down the riverbank.
February 4, 2021 - Are you fascinated by frogs or want to learn more about moose? Consider signing up for one of the free sessions as part of the Living Prairie Museum Winter Speaker Series.
February 2, 2021 - Needing a washroom with none to be found is an uncomfortable predicament. For many, it might mean a short drive or walk to find one, but for those experiencing homelessness, it’s not as easy.
January 28, 2021 - Before the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in Canada, Lisa Gilmour and her team at the City of Winnipeg’s Office of Emergency Management were tracking the virus.
January 19, 2021 - Diligently recorded by hand 147 years ago, the earliest Meeting Minutes for Winnipeg City Council have been carefully, and manually, transcribed for everyone to view.
January 18, 2021 - From celebrity book club picks and a presidential couple, to a wizard and a Wimpy Kid, Winnipeg Public Library’s list of most popular books of 2020 has something for everyone.
January 14, 2021 - Library material due dates can sneak up on you, but now you don’t have to worry about accumulating late fines, as all Winnipeg Public Libraries are now fine-free.
December 30, 2020 - This year has been a year unlike any other. As we continue to navigate safely through the pandemic together, our resiliency has shone through this whole unpredictable and exhausting 2020.
December 23, 2020 - With the recent snowfall, Winnipeg residents are reminded of the importance of checking their snow zone at the start of each winter. This year, more than 6,000 addresses have had their snow zone changed.
December 22, 2020 - Winnipeg families will have something else to celebrate when they ring in the new year – more affordable transit service for kids too young to stay at home alone.
December 21, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg’s Let’s Chip In depots are open from December 27 until January 31 for people to recycle their real Christmas trees.
December 17, 2020 - Tips for how to maintain and dispose of a real Christmas tree.
December 15, 2020 - Several options are available for Winnipeg residents looking to get active in winter in a safe way during the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 8, 2020 - Ten Winnipeg Public Library branches are now offering contactless pick-up and returns service.
December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020 marks 100 years since Jessie Kirk was elected as the first woman City Councillor for the City of Winnipeg.
December 2, 2020 - A description of the TMP2050 public engagement program and the ways Winnipeggers can get involved.
December 1, 2020 - Retention ponds should not be used for winter recreation activities. The ice conditions can change quickly and without warning making them unsafe at all times.
November 30, 2020 - The Annual Snow Route Parking Ban is in effect from each year from 2 a.m. on December 1 until 7 a.m. on the last day of February. During this time, residents are reminded to not park on streets designated as snow routes between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. daily.
Le 25 novembre 2020 - Tous les ans, le Service d’incendie et de soins paramédicaux de Winnipeg répond à des milliers d’appels reliés à la consommation de substances psychoactives. Le nombre d’appels continue d’augmenter tous les ans, et la naloxone, un traitement rapide contre les surdoses d’opioïdes, est de plus en plus utilisé aussi.
November 24, 2020 - Winnipeg residents are being asked to only use Winnipeg Transit for essential use only as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the city.
November 9, 2020 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no Remembrance Day ceremonies planned in the Brookside Cemetery Field of Honour or the Transcona Cemetery Field of Honour.
November 6, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg was incorporated on November 8, 1973 however the first election was held in 1874.
October 30, 2020 - After the large clock on top of City Hall broke, a crew at the Winnipeg Fleet Management Agency found a solution to make sure the time is always correct.
October 26, 2020 - This year marks 60 years since the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg’s incorporation with the first election held October 26, 1960. Metro dealt with inter-municipal matters in the Greater Winnipeg area at a time when the area was divided into several municipalities.
October 23, 2020 - The draft Winnipeg Transit Master Plan is currently in its third and final phase of public engagement. It includes an overhaul of the current Winnipeg Transit network, proposing a number of different service types to meet different needs and demands, all connected by a primary network made up of rapid, frequent and direct lines.
October 23, 2020 - A look at the residential food waste collection pilot and other ways Winnipeg residents can reduce their waste.
October 20, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has launched a brand new homepage and 311 self-service website. Both offer a better user experience and meet current accessibility standards.
October 14, 2020 - The 2020 golf season at City-run courses was the best in 15 years. The COVID-19 restrictions and nice weather are two of the reasons behind the increase in rounds played.
October 13, 2020 - Downloads from the Winnipeg Public Library’s digital library have reached one million with 2020 on pace to be a record setting year.
October 9, 2020 - A look back at the October storm of 2019 which saw the City of Winnipeg declare a state of emergency after significant snow fall, power outages, and tree damage.
October 8, 2020 - COVID-19 can impact our mental health. Jason Shaw, Manager of the City of Winnipeg’s Emergency Operations Centre, shares how important it is to take care of yourself and others during this time.
October 7, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is working to switch out light bulbs and other outdated technology in civic facilities with LEDs to be more energy efficient and to save money.
October 6, 2020 - As Winnipeg Public Library branches have expanded services, several measures in place to ensure everyone stays safe.
October 5, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has received the Indigenous Engagement Core Values Award from the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Canada for the Welcoming Winnipeg: Reconciling our History public engagement process.
October 5, 2020 - Hundreds of house fires in Winnipeg each year start in the kitchen. Learn how to prevent these types of fires from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.
October 2, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is refining its development guidelines on residential infill in order to help address demand for new housing while preserving neighbourhood quality, character, and liveability.
October 1, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg changed the traffic signals to operate in normal three-colour operation 24 hours per day. They used to use flash mode in which they do not operate in the standard three-colour operation of green, amber, red during early morning hours and on weekends at some intersections.
September 30, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has adopted the International Open Data Charter. The Charter calls for governments and organizations to make data freely available under a shared set of principles.
September 25, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service provides tips to stay fire safe during the fall and winter seasons.
September 23, 2020 - The votes during Executive Policy Committee meetings are now being cast electronically with the results able to be viewed by all residents through the Open Data Portal.
April 22, 2021 - The WFPS is doing what it can to reduce its emissions and environmental footprint.
September 16, 2020 - Advanced technology used by the City of Winnipeg’s Transportation Management Centre, and at signalized intersections throughout the city, has allowed amber light times on high-speed roadways to be more precisely calculated and adjusted.
September 11, 2020 - As of August 29, 2020, the City of Winnipeg has required masks in all City-operated facilities and vehicles, including Winnipeg Transit and Winnipeg Transit Plus.
September 10, 2020 - The Brady Road Resource Management Facility’s landfill gas capture expansion will be operational by September and will help mitigate the effects of climate change.
September 8, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg will be accepting applications for positions on various Boards and Commissions from August 10, 2020 to October 16, 2020.
September 4, 2020 - With school starting, parents are reminded to speak to their children about road safety and drivers are urged to use caution near schools and daycares.
August 25, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg launched a temporary patio registration program and has seen significant uptake in participants.
August 13, 2021 - Water tanks are part of the City of Winnipeg's hot weather response plan. This year, two tanks have been deployed to help ensure all residents have access to cold water to rehydrate.
August 17, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has put in place several temporary Open Streets to help residents with physical activity during social distancing guidelines. Public engagement is being done to collect feedback to help determine the future of the initiative.
August 14, 2020 - A new open dataset on rush hour towing data is now available on the City of Winnipeg's Open Data Portal. This allows people to view the location of a vehicle requested for towing, date and time of the request, and whether it has been cleared.
August 7, 2020 - A look at how the City of Winnipeg initially responded to the COVID-19 pandemic from a safety prospective and what goes into resuming operations.
August 4, 2020 - Roughly half of all mosquitoes are hatched on private property in Winnipeg. This is why residents should regularly check their properties and dump any standing water.
July 30, 2020 - Dispelling the myths and answering common questions about why the City of Winnipeg chooses certain types of road surfaces.
July 28, 2020 - As part of Winnipeg Transit’s ongoing commitment to the health, safety and comfort of our passengers, a variety of new measures have been implemented.
July 24, 2020 - Part of the Welcoming Winnipeg: Reconciling our History Policy, the Committee of Community Members will help to shape the stories remembered in Winnipeg’s landscape and make recommendations to City Council
July 24, 2020 - If you are planning to use a barbeque, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services wants to make sure you cook your next meal with it safely.
July 20, 2020 - The City has developed its strategy for sustainable growth in two interconnected planning initiatives, OurWinnipeg and the Complete Communities Direction Strategy.
July 17, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Remotely-Piloted Aerial System is making responding to emergencies safer and more efficient. It was first launched two years ago and is an invaluable tool for first responders.
July 9, 2020 - A look at the art along the recently opened Southwest Transitway.
July 3, 2020 - When you call 911 it is best to know the location and phone number of where you are calling from. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service gives tips on what to do when calling 911.
June 29, 2020 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service uses technology to adapt the entire training process to ensure safety for all WFPS members during COVID-19.
June 25, 2020 - The reopening plan for Winnipeg Public Library is a collaborative effort with the City of Winnipeg’s Office of Emergency Management.
Le 22 juin 2020 - La Bibliothèque publique de Winnipeg a lancé Cantook Station, un service de prêt électronique basé sur l’infonuagique qui propose des livres électroniques et des livres audio en français. On peut accéder au service gratuitement grâce à sa carte de bibliothèque.
June 19, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is proud to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. It is an official day of celebration to recognize and honour the achievements, history and rich cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.
June 17, 2020 - The City's annual unclaimed bicycled auction will be online only from June 24 - 30.
September 24, 2020 - An Accessible Pedestrian Signal is a device that communicates information about pedestrian timing at signalized intersections through the use of non-visual, audible tones. All signalized intersections now have Accessible Pedestrian Signals.
June 15, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg’s ash tree injection program aims to slow the spread of Emerald Ash Borer.
June 11, 2020 - Biological control program is aimed at treating parts of the city with a high density of Elm trees for about a month to reduce defoliation, and support tree health
July 19, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to approximately 150 water rescue calls annually. Here are ways to be safe in the water.
June 10, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg created a new project to publicly map community building energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
June 9, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has launched a new online photo evidence viewer that allows anyone with a parking ticket to view associated photo evidence from their computer or mobile device.
June 9, 2020 - The City Archives is making digital versions of records to increase accessibility of Winnipeg’s history.
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June 3, 2020 - The City has installed new washroom signage that recognizes the full spectrum of gender diversity.
June 1, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg is developing a soil fabrication program at the closed Summit Road Landfill for using biosolids, woodchips, and street sweepings to make topsoil as part of the landfill top cover.
May 29, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library Youth Services Librarian Megan shares her favourite fairy tale themed book recommendations.
May 28, 2020 - The recently opened Transcona Library has received Green Globe certification for eco-efficiency and environmental design.
June 28, 2021 - Learn about ways to take care of your yard in green, environmentally friendly ways
July 2, 2021 - The City of Winnipeg's annual grass mowing program is underway
May 25, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services’ Emergency Paramedics in the Community Program (EPIC) helps to eliminate barriers for Winnipeg residents in need of health care
May 22, 2020 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is launching a new Fire Dynamics Training program for its members to better prepare them for firefighting in modern environments
May 21, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library Collections Librarian Terri shares her favourite book series recommendations for teens.
May 20, 2020 - Forest Health Protection Act regulates the storage and disposal of elm wood in Manitoba. Elm tree pruning also is not allowed from April 1 – July 31.
May 19, 2020 - Winnipeg Transit has completed the fleet-wide installation of bus operator safety shields. The shields were brought in to protect bus operators against the threat of violence.
May 15, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has expanded its Permits Online service to allow homeowners to submit digital permit applications for certain types of residential projects.
May 14, 2020 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service offers tips to keep you and your family safe this May long weekend and beyond.
May 13, 2020 - A look behind the scenes at how the City of Winnipeg prepared to have employees work remotely during the CIVID-19 pandemic.
May 12, 2020 - Protect your bike by registering it with the City’s online bike registry
May 11, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library Youth Services Librarian Tegan shares some funny book recommendations for kids and teens.
May 8, 2020 - WFPS is adopting industry best practices, new technology and scientifically-proven tools to improve safety and efficiencies.
May 7, 2020 - Winnipeg’s Fleet Management Agency has been busy manufacturing equipment to support the City of Winnipeg’s COVID-19 response.
May 7, 2020 - To mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, the City of Winnipeg Archives is showcasing photographs of the celebrations in Winnipeg, as well as photographs and other records of Winnipeg throughout the war.
May 4, 2020 - A look at how the City of Winnipeg’s Office of Emergency Management prepares for a variety of emergencies and how it is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 1, 2020 - WFPS unveils new wildland fire fighting apparatus at WFPS station 26
May 1, 2020 - Water meter readers won’t be visiting homes this summer, but residents are still required to submit at least one accurate meter reading per year.
April 30, 2020 - What you need to know about adopting a dog during COVID-19
April 29, 2020 - Flushing wipes and paper towels down the drain can cause clogs that damage the sewer system and can lead to sewer back-ups in basements.
April 28, 2020 - Additional City of Winnipeg workplaces from the Water and Waste Department have become SAFE Work Certified.
April 27, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library's Outreach Services team puts together reading kits for children, youth, and adults.
April 24, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service provides tips of how to prevent fires during the spring and how to properly dispose of cigarette butts.
April 22, 2020 - As a result of COVID-19, meetings of City of Winnipeg Standing Policy Committees, Executive Policy Committee and City Council will be held remotely for the first time in the City’s history.
April 21, 2020 - City of Winnipeg Community Service Ambassadors are in City-owned public spaces to help educate and create awareness around the social distancing measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
April 23, 2021 - City of Winnipeg cleans more than 7,000 kilometres of streets as part of the annual city-wide spring cleanup. It takes roughly 500 staff and more than 300 pieces of equipment.
April 17, 2020 - Information to help all Winnipeggers stay safe when using the annual bike routes during their special hours.
April 17, 2020 - WFPS reminds residents to stay vigilant at home when it comes to fire safety.
April 16, 2020 - Winnipeggers always come together to lend a helping hand to fellow residents in times of need, and the same is true of City of Winnipeg employees.
April 10, 2020 - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews now wear reusable respirator masks on calls instead of disposable N95 masks.
November 6, 2020 - Winnipeg Public Library’s virtual library available to all residents
March 5, 2020 - Discoloured water instances have dropped significantly the coagulant used during the water treatment process was changed from ferric chloride to ferric sulphate in fall 2018.
March 4, 2020 - City of Winnipeg female employees working in trades share their stories of struggle and success for International Women's Day.
February 28, 2020 - St. John’s Library has won a Heritage Winnipeg Conservation Award for Excellence for the recent renovations to the century old site.
February 27, 2020 - Romance novel book recommendations for I Love To Read Month from Winnipeg Public Library.
February 24, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg 2018 Annual Financial Report was recently given the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Program from the Government Finance Officers Association.
February 21, 2020 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is reminding all drivers to slow down when passing emergency vehicles after a crew member was nearly hit recently while responding to a call.
February 20, 2020 - City of Winnipeg crews remove thousands of trees with Dutch elm disease during the fall and winter. Much of the wood is then burned on the side of the riverbank.
February 14, 2020 - Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' was the most popular title at Winnipeg Public Library in 2019. A look at the other most frequently checked out titles.
February 13, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg Archives first started with a cupboard and has grown to one of the most complete municipal collections in Canada.
February 11, 2020 - Bonivital Pool is undergoing mechanical upgrades and structural repairs in early 2020 to help extend the life of the facility.
February 7, 2020 - The City of Winnipeg has been designated as a Fair Trade Town. The City aims to serve only Fairtrade certified coffee, tea, and sugar at municipally-owned and operated venues.
February 4, 2020 - The mural 'Everybody has the Right' was created by Winnipeg School Division students in celebration of human rights. It is now on display at City Hall on a loan from Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg.
January 30, 2020 - Book recommendations based on the graphic novel memoir genre from Winnipeg Public Library.
January 27, 2020 - The Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike Project is now in Phase 3. Winnipeg residents are invited to share input on the recommended designs through an online survey or learn more at an upcoming in-person open house.
January 24, 2020 - In recognition of Family Literacy Day, the Winnipeg Public Library will be donating all fines and fees collected at all branches on Tuesday, January 28 to the Winnipeg Foundation's Literacy for Life Fund.
January 22, 2020 - Winnipeg's new single stream automated recycling facility processes all recyclables collected from the curbside collection program and the recycling depots. It started accepting materials at the end of 2019.
January 21, 2020 - The demolition of the former Public Safety Building and Civic Centre Car Park is expected to continue through summer 2020. The progress is being livestreamed on the City of Winnipeg's YouTube channel for residents to view.
January 20, 2020 - If the winter months have you experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder, Winnipeg Public Library has an option that might work for you.
January 14, 2020 - Winnipeggers are invited to attend a public information session on Monday, January 20, 2020 to learn more about the Tyndall Park Community Centre study and proposed upgrades.
January 10, 2020 - Winnipeg Animal Services releases the top dog and cat names of 2019. The Agency is also reminding residents of the importance of licensing their pets.
January 9, 2020 - The Council Communications series in the Winnipeg archival collection includes around 32,000 letters sent to City Council between 1874 and 1971.
January 2, 2020 - Registration now open for Living Prairie Museum Winter Speaker Series
Dec 20, 2019 - City of Winnipeg Fleet Management Agency is responsible for maintaining the City's snow clearing equipment.
Dec 19, 2019 - Cooler temperatures have arrived however more snow will be needed for some of the free winter activities in many City of Winnipeg parks.
Dec 16, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg has made the Intelligent Community Forum’s Smart21 of 2020 list for 21 communities most ready for the 21st century.
December 13, 2019 - With extreme cold, there is the risk of unprotected water pipes freezing in Winnipeg.
Dec 11, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg 2019 budget was recently given the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association.
Dec 9, 2019 - Through the Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak Indigenous Youth Strategy, the City of Winnipeg provides culturally appropriate programs and supports related to employment, literacy, and recreation.
Dec 4, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg has been ranked second in the country on the Public Sector Digest’s Open Cities Index that gauges the level of openness of Canadian cities.
Dec 3, 2019 - A new 28-foot tall artificial Christmas tree has been installed in front of Winnipeg City Hall in 2019. This starts a new tradition of an artificial tree being used in place of a real tree.
Dec 2, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg’s GIS program has been named one of top ten public sector programs in North America by Public Sector Digest.
November 29, 2019 - Parking is not allowed on designated snow routes from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m.
November 22, 2019 - Colson Whitehead-themed book recommendations from Winnipeg Public Library.
November 19, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is adding two electric vehicles to its fleet as part of a pilot project to see if use of the vehicles should be expanded.
November 18, 2019 - Seven City of Winnipeg contact centre employees received Manitoba Excellence in Customer Contact Achievement Awards for exemplary customer service.
November 15, 2019 - Winnipeg's festive lights displays a year long process.
November 12, 2019 - The Winnipeg Transit Master Plan will lay out a 25-year vision for a future transit system and describe the steps needed to take to get there.
November 7, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg Archives profiles an embroidered badge of the 27th Battalion made by a solider during World War One and later gifted to the City.
November 6, 2019 - St. Vital Park toboggan slide called Manitoboggan has received two International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities awards for its design and accessibility.
November 1, 2019 - The Taché Promenade project received the 2019 Team Achievement Award from Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
October 29, 2019 - Book recommendations from Winnipeg Public Library based on Halloween.
October 28, 2019 - Winnipeg’s Responsible Pet Ownership bylaw outlines where dog owners can legally run their pet off-leash.
October 17, 2019 - Crews in Winnipeg are cleaning up after an unprecedented fall snowstorm in October, 2019 has damaged around 30,000 City-owned trees.
October 11, 2019 - Before the Southwest Transitway will be open in spring 2020, Winnipeg Transit will be training all 1,100 bus operators on how to use the new infrastructure.
October 8, 2019 - A look back at the time the marital status of women in the workforce came under fire at the City of Winnipeg.
October 2, 2019 - Around 1,100 calls are made to 911 annually in Winnipeg
October 1, 2019 - Animal Services program benefits both the dogs and volunteers
September 30, 2019 - 13 options identified following first round of public engagement
September 26, 2019 - Residents can initiate and cost share the construction project if 60% agree
September 25, 2019 - Book recommendations from Winnipeg Public Library based on the post-apocalyptic genre.
September 24, 2019 - Century old site modernized through upgrades and added space
September 18, 2019 - Pool owners are reminded to take all the necessary steps to ensure it is drained properly. Failing to do so could result in a fine.
September 17, 2019 - Winnipeg's Responsible Pet Ownership bylaw requires dog owners to pick up after their dog or face a fine.
September 16, 2019 - Feedback will be used to inform the Residential Infill Strategy
September 13, 2019 - Kapyong Park in Winnipeg was designed as a tribute to the Canadian soldiers who fought in the Battle of Kapyong during the Korean War. It was officially opened in 2019.
September 10, 2019 - Stories and videos about what goes into running the City of Winnipeg.
September 9, 2019 - A temporary display at City Hall looks into the past of the Winnipeg Aqueduct as it marks 100 years in operation.
September 6, 2019 - A hive with thousands of bees has been installed at Winnipeg’s City Hall during the summer of 2019.
September 5, 2019 - Donation will be used for education and bees conservation
September 3, 2019 - Artwork one of many pieces used to brighten up the space
August 30, 2019 - Applications for vacancies accepted until Oct. 18, 2019.
August 23, 2019 - Nearly 7 tonnes of compost collected in program’s first 8 months
August 19, 2019 - Marc Lemoine only the 6th Canadian clerk to receive the international award
August 16, 2019 - WFPS assist in an average of 24 births a year
August 13, 2019 - WFPS assist in an average of 24 births a year
August 9, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is committed to mandatory Indigenous Awareness training for the entire workforce. Employees share how this training has impacted them.
August 1, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg uses light traps to conduct adult mosquito surveillance to monitor the number of nuisance mosquitoes.
July 12, 2019 - Locations among 50 City facilities to have no data caps Wi-Fi
July 4, 2019 - Over $440k raised in 2018 to support local charities making a difference
July 3, 2019 - Plenty of free options to keep active and entertained this summer
June 24, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is committed to employee learning and development. In the 2018-2019 training year, there were 66 guest trainers – employees who voluntarily instruct courses in addition to their day job. They hosted 196 training sessions with 3,469 employees taking part.
June 21, 2019 - City of Winnipeg employees in various departments are working on initiatives as part of the City’s Journey of Reconciliation.
June 19, 2019 - A four-day long celebration in early June, 2019, helped officially open Freedom Road. The 24-kilometre stretch of gravel road connects Shoal Lake 40 First Nation to the Trans-Canada Highway.
June 17, 2019 - A four kilometer stretch of protected bike lanes from West Alexander to East Exchange District has received national attention in the bike community.
June 10, 2019 - Using visuals including maps, colours, and charts, residents can easily find the status of capital projects with budgets of $5 million or more on the Open Capital Projects Dashboard.
June 7, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is hosting an interactive guided walk/bike tour as part of the Public engagement process for the Wolseley to Downtown Corridor Project.
June 3, 2019 - Residents and employees encouraged to refrain from using scented products
May 30, 2019 - First responders work together to help saves lives each day
April 29, 2020 - Crews target standing water starting in spring
May 27, 2019 - No admission fee to during scheduled times to mark National Health and Fitness Day
May 24, 2019 - City of Winnipeg named Most Supportive Employer in Manitoba for Reservists
May 22, 2019 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service shares tips for how to prevent arson. This type of fire spikes during the spring.
May 21, 2019 - The time capsule that was placed in the Public Safety Building in 1965 has been removed and opened.
May 17, 2019 - It’s a rare piece of land tucked off to the side of Ness Avenue that offers a glimpse into what the prairies looked like in the past.
May 15, 2019 - The 1919 General Strike was a pivotal moment in Winnipeg's history. An overview of the strike and what archival resources are available.
May 14, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg flushes water mains to help preserve water quality as it goes from the treatment plant to your taps.
May 9, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is hosting Ready Winnipeg. It is a free, interactive, educational event for Winnipeg families.
May 3, 2019 - Whether it is a picture book or a nursery rhyme, taking the time to read to a child can help grow early literacy skills.
May 20, 2019 - The warmer weather means it is spring cleaning season.
April 26, 2019 - Ensuring its employees are safe while at work is a responsibility the City of Winnipeg takes seriously.
April 23, 2019 - If you are looking to get a new bicycle this spring, consider stopping by the City of Winnipeg’s annual bike auction.
April 17, 2019 - Spring cleaning at the City of Winnipeg is a massive undertaking. The entire street network, including back lanes and sidewalks, will be swept.
April 14, 2020 - No one wants to call 911, but if you need to phone for help there are a few things you should know to make it easier.
April 10, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg is developing a road map for the future of Winnipeg Transit and is asking residents what should be in it.
April 8, 2019 - It’s Shari Hebert’s love of dogs that led her to helping out dogs at the City of Winnipeg’s Animal Services Agency.
April 5, 2019 - If you are a gardener, there are plenty of options when it comes to deciding what to plant. The Living Prairie Museum is hoping you'll consider including some prairie species in your landscaping.
March 31, 2020 - Every spring, the City of Winnipeg prepares for potential flooding and works to protect properties from rising river levels.
March 28, 2019 - Have you ever paused just before clicking print on your computer to ask yourself if you really need to?
March 8, 2021 - The snow melt brings a busy time of year for crews at the City of Winnipeg.
March 21, 2019 - If you are searching for Spring Break plans that won’t break the bank, the City of Winnipeg has plenty of free, family-friendly options for you to consider.
March 20, 2019 - Le personnel de la bibliothèque de Saint-Boniface a reçu une prestigieuse récompense en reconnaissance de ses efforts et de son dévouement pour les francophones du Manitoba.
March 16, 2021 - No one wants to pay for something they don’t use. That’s why it is important for residents to check for water leaks in their home.
March 15, 2019 - Ten years ago, Ryan Sneath became the first Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) member to be stationed out of Main Street Project.
March 13, 2019 - It’s a place where you can snowshoe or stroll through a tall grass prairie preserve, learn about wildlife that call Manitoba home, and celebrate the Monarch butterfly.
March 11, 2019 - If you are looking for summer work, enjoy helping children, and want to make an impact in your community, a Recreation Technician position might be what you are looking for.
March 8, 2019 - When Janet Bier joined the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS), she was one of two women in her graduating class of 2000.
March 6, 2019 - While certain types of plastic can be recycled, it is very important to keep plastic bags out of the recycling carts in Winnipeg.
March 4, 2019 - Anyone who has ever moved knows the process takes a lot of planning and hard work. The same is true when moving an entire library.
March 1, 2019 - One year after the Vehicles for Hire By-law took effect, the industry has been made safer and more accessible.
February 27, 2019 - There is never a convenient time for a water main break to happen, however the Water and Waste Department has noticed they are more likely to occur during extreme weather conditions in both summer and winter.
February 25, 2019 - Renovations to St. Vital Library have won the City of Winnipeg an award in recognition of how elements of its past were preserved.
February 22, 2019 - Whether you are writing a children's book or a screenplay, Jordan Wheeler can offer some guidance.
February 13, 2019 - It can often be mistaken for heartburn, but a STEMI heart attack is one of the most serious heart emergencies a person could experience.
February 8, 2019 - It's not unusual to see planes fly over Portage Avenue, but a bright red jet is quite the eye-catching sight.
February 5, 2019 - As people are turning their furnaces up, using their fireplace, or warming their vehicles, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning increases.
February 1, 2019 - If you spot a pothole, had your garbage collection missed, or you need to know when the next bus is, reaching out to the City of Winnipeg is as easy as dialing 311 at any time.
January 28, 2019 - If you are looking for something fun, free, and family friendly to do on Saturday, February 2, consider stopping by the Winnipeg Public Library.
January 25, 2019 - Diapers have become a significant problem at Winnipeg's recycling sorting facility.
January 23, 2019 - When Dwayne Huot volunteered to serve in Afghanistan in 2009, he didn't have to worry about taking time off work. He knew his employer, the City of Winnipeg, would understand.
January 18, 2019 - Helping with a resume, connecting a person with an emergency shelter, and assisting someone navigate the process of applying for income assistance is all in a day’s work for Sheila Bughao.
January 16, 2019 - The City of Winnipeg's Corporate Finance Department has been recognized for their work for the second time in less than three months by the Government Finance Officers Association.
January 14, 2019 - Owls, deer, and wild mushrooms are just a few of the topics you can learn about in the 2019 edition of the Living Prairie Museum Winter Speaker Series.
January 11, 2019 - When it comes to a snow clearing operation in Winnipeg, back lanes are usually given accelerated priority.
January 8, 2019 - After a significant snowfall, snow clearing on residential streets may be required. When this happens, the City of Winnipeg will issue a Residential Parking Ban.
January 8, 2019 - Every year nearly 50 million rides are taken on Winnipeg Transit buses. The City of Winnipeg is continuing to work on making sure it is a safe experience for everyone on board.
January 3, 2019 - If you've opted to have a real Christmas tree and are wondering what to do with it now that the holidays are winding down, consider recycling it at one of the City's Let's Chip In depots.
December 27, 2018 - Make sure you get home safe this New Year’s Eve with the help of Winnipeg Transit.
December 21, 2018 - A new grant program from the City of Winnipeg is looking to make downtown safer by adding more lights.
December 20, 2018 - The holiday season typically means the City of Winnipeg will see an increase in the amount of garbage and recycling collected but the materials aren’t always put in the correct bins.
December 19, 2018 - The snow and cooler temperatures have arrived and that means you can now take advantage of free winter activities in many City of Winnipeg parks.
December 14, 2018 - During the busy holiday season, it is important to take a few minutes to look around your home and eliminate fire risks.
December 12, 2018 - A project that upgraded the emergency radio systems for first responders in Winnipeg has received two major awards.
December 10, 2018 - Plugging in your vehicle when it gets cold is routine for Winnipeggers who park outside, but people need to make sure they are doing so safely.
December 7, 2018 - Erica Ball knew she had helped start something special when Margaret Atwood retweeted a post about a new podcast the Winnipeg Public Library was launching.
December 5, 2018 - If you are looking for activities to keep your children active this winter, you will want to circle December 11 on the calendar.
November 27, 2018 - The City of Winnipeg has received international recognition for its 2018 budget.
November 26, 2018 - Curbside yard waste collection has wrapped up for the season, but the work to process all the leaves and branches picked up is far from finished.
November 23, 2018 - If you are searching for the perfect gift this holiday season, the City of Winnipeg has a few options to help make your shopping a little easier.
November 21, 2018 - Winnipeggers have the opportunity to share their thoughts on the Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike Project until the beginning of December.
November 19, 2018 - As temperatures start to drop, Winnipeg’s emergency responders are warning people to stay away from rivers and ponds.
November 16, 2018 - In an effort to reduce the number of discoloured water occurrences, the City of Winnipeg is changing a step in the water treatment process.
November 12, 2018 - November 8 will always hold special meaning for the City of Winnipeg.
July 5, 2018 - It's a threat to one out of every three public trees in Winnipeg, and the City is fighting back against the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).
May 10, 2018 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is taking to the skies to help save lives. It's adding an unmanned aerial vehicle to the fleet.
May 4, 2018 - If a natural disaster were to hit Winnipeg, would you be prepared?
May 23, 2018 - Earlier in her life, Eleanor Crorey had learned CPR, years later the training was put to the test.
May 23, 2018 - In just minutes, a routine day at work for Lisa Glass turned into a rush to save her life.
May 23, 2018 - Preparing to have their second baby, Diane and Chris Pappas thought they had a plan in place for how the delivery was going to happen.
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