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Update On New Housing On Pembina, University Crescent And Snow Street

A new crane has landed on Pembina Highway – not a bird - but a majestic conglomeration of steel that is being used to construct the new student housing complex at the site of the former Dairy Queen (2525 Pembina Highway). I’ve prepared an update that highlights ALL ...

‘Proposed’ New Bus Routes – Spring 2020

The Southwest Transitway will be open and running for Spring of 2020. Right now, the bus routes are being finalized in preparation for this very exciting opening!  City staff are ‘proposing’ NEW routes, and frequency of the routes.  It is IMPERATIVE you provide your...

Eight Community Garden Plots Available By Margaret Grant Pool

Eight garden plots are available this year to rent!  Of the 20 plots, 12 have been booked by returning gardeners and eight will be available to be rented starting at 9:00 am on April 8 by calling 204-832-5865 ($48.30). Plots measure approx. 21 ½ ft x 26 ft = 559 ft2....

Sump Pumps, Wet Yards & Manitoba Native Plants

Our yards will be well soaked this year with all the snow we’ve had over winter!! Once the spring rains start, your sump pump will be working around the clock removing water from around your home’s foundation and basement. Often during these times, the sump pump is...

Timeline Of Winnipeg’s Road Safety Strategy

Dec 2016 – March 2019 See progress related to the long and winding road in developing a Winnipeg Road Safety Strategy This is why we need STRONG LEADERSHIP to pull ALL stakeholders together to FOCUS 'One-off' solutions are only band-aids; Winnipeg needs a...

Student Housing – 2525 Pembina Hwy

Watch Live Camera of Construction Site See Short Video:  Architect’s Rendition of 2525 Pembina Highway Construction has begun on The Arc, a new 570 bed mixed-use student housing community, located directly across from the entrance of the University of Manitoba's main...

BUS ROUTES ARE CHANGING In Southwest Winnipeg

SEE DETAILED MAP of the routes, noting they are PROPOSED – your feedback is important! SEE Story Boards of Route Changes (including very detailed overview of southern routes) Bus Routes are Changing Winnipeg Transit will be changing existing bus routes  in southwest...

Councillor Wants To Form Working Group To Increase Community Gym Use

(Photo credit: Eva Wasney, Canstar)  Pleased to be moving forward in the formation of a working group with Pembina Trails School Division and the City of Winnipeg to enable more affordable and frequent weekend access of school gymnasiums. I made a presentation to the...

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    May 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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City Councillor
Waverley West Ward
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