Janice's Blog

2019 Water Main Cleaning Program

This year’s water main cleaning program, where crews flush water mains, will begin on Wednesday, May 15th. This is done to preserve the quality of water as it passes from our drinking water treatment plant to customer’s taps.  Crews use a uni-directional flushing...

2019 Spring Clean Up and Reporting Damage from Snow Removal

The City has started its annual spring clean up! Streets are being washed and swept, boulevards are being brushed to remove sand, and parks and greenspaces are being cleaned!  See Spring Clean Up on the City of Winnipeg website for a complete overview on the Spring...

Host A Block Party This Year!

I’m providing funding and administrative support to anyone who wants to hold a BLOCK PARTY this year! I think most people will agree that there are advantages to knowing your neighbours. What if you're baking and run short on sugar? Where will you turn to borrow a cup...

Street Closures – Markham Drive & Chancellor Drive

Due to ongoing construction of the Rapid Transitway, Chancellor Drive and Markham Road will be closed to re-build the rail line crossing and road. Chancellor Drive Closure:  May 6 – June 3 Chancellor Drive will be closed to vehicular traff­ic at the CN Letellier Rail...

Traffic Calming Options For Residential Streets

(Original Date Posted: June 2018) We receive many calls on how to slow speeding vehicles down on residential streets. This blog will provide you with an insight to the issue and options. City Streets The City’s street system is set up as follows: Residential streets...

The Long And Winding Route To A Road Safety Strategy

(Photo Credit: Winnipeg Free Press, City of Edmonton) Excellent coverage by the Winnipeg Free Press on the importance and the long and winding route to a Road Safety Strategy. I think this is a key statement: “ If this city had a true Vision Zero plan, everyone,...

My April, 2019 Newsletter

I’ve just prepared a comprehensive E-newsletter, highlighting interesting topics and current issues at City Hall, as well as upcoming meetings and events in the Waverley West Ward. It's your opportunity to stay informed on what's happening! Read April, 2019 Newsletter...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Bridgwater Lakes Spring Clean up 2019

    May 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Sri Lankan New Years Celebration 2019

    June 1 @ 5:30 pm - June 2 @ 12:00 am
  3. AGM – South Winnipeg Community Centre

    June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Janice Lukes
City Councillor
Waverley West Ward
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