Janice’s Blog

Stay up to date on issues that impact our South Winnipeg - St. Norbert Ward. All of these topics have been on my home page at some point and are archived here.

Developing Land in Waverley West Neighbourhood B

The City of Winnipeg is undertaking a process to develop a Secondary Plan By-law for the area known as Waverley West Neighbourhood 'B'.   A Secondary Plan By-law relates to land use and provides policy direction on how land is to be developed (ie: location of roads,...

UPDATE: South Winnipeg Recreation Centre

The City of Winnipeg’s Preliminary 2018 Capital Budget was tabled on November 22, 2017.  For comparative purposes: Winnipeg's 2017 Budget identified $12M in funding for new recreational community facilities Winnipeg's 2018 Preliminary Budget identified $5.6M in...

Two Open Houses – Proposed Residential Development at 3021 Pembina

I encourage you to attend one of two open houses on December 13 and December 20 regarding a proposed residential development in our community. PLEASE NOTE:  I made a commitment to residents in South Winnipeg-St. Norbert that I would always encourage developers to host...

Recreation Facility Is A City Responsibility

The City's Preliminary 2018 Budget does not include any significant capital funding for a South Winnipeg Recreation complex for the next 6 years. As a point of reference, the new $20M Field House building at Dakota Community Centre took 2 years to construct and 5+...

South Winnipeg Recreation Facilities Being Overlooked

TO BE CLEAR: It is the City’s mandate and responsibility to deliver recreational services.  This is a MUNICIPAL responsibility, as is sewer, water and police protection. Recreation is NOT the responsibility of the Provincial or Federal Governments. For example, the...

2018 Preliminary Budget – Councillor’s Comments

Every year, I update South Winnipeg-St. Norbert Ward residents on the City's Budget and will do so again this year. The 2018 Preliminary Budget was just released yesterday (November 22, 2017), and I am currently reading and reviewing the information. I was not part of...

No Budget for SW Winnipeg Rec Complex for Next 6+ Years

The Mayor, his Executive Policy Committee, the Deputy Mayor and Acting Deputy Mayor comprised the 2018 Budget Working Group at City Hall.  They crafted the City's Preliminary 2018 Budget and did NOT identify capital funding for a recreation complex in South West...

Upcoming Events

  1. South Pointe Residents’ Holiday Lights Contest

    November 23, 2017 - January 1, 2018
  2. Open House #2 – Proposed Residential Development at 3021 Pembina

    December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Being Muslim: A Guide to Faith and Practice

    January 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. 2018 Manitoba Chinese Business Gala

    February 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  5. South Pointe Winter Celebration

    February 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Janice Lukes
City Councillor
South Winnipeg-St.Norbert Ward
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