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.

AGM: Fort Richmond University Heights Neighbourhood Association

Please join myself, area residents and guests for the 3rd Ft Richmond University Heights Neighbourhood Association Annual General Meeting! DATE: Tuesday, May 15th TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm LOCATION: Richmond Kings Community Centre, 666 Silverstone Ave. Refreshments will be...

Expanding Efforts to Combat Rooming Houses in South Winnipeg

For the past 3.5 years I’ve worked with community members and focused much of my time on understanding and combatting illegal rooming houses in the communities of Ft Richmond and University Heights. These two communities ‘sandwich’ the University of Manitoba. One...

My March, 2018 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 South Winnipeg-St. Norbert ward. It's your opportunity to stay informed on what's happening! Read March,...

New Report – Tracking Illegal Rooming Houses & Enforcement

The community and I have worked with multiple departments in the City to reduce the number of issues related to the existence of illegal rooming houses. Residents and I believe we are seeing positive changes, but we need data to support this belief and the initiatives...

A Fix to Rooming-House Problem Near U of M

Here is an overview of another potential development on Pembina Highway. I encourage you to read this comprehensive overview. Thank you to the Winnipeg Free Press for covering this important project:   A fix to rooming-house problem near U of M Winnipeg Free...

Minutes from Health and Care of Bridgwater Forest Meeting

Mr. Rodney Penner, City Naturalist attended the Feb 15th meeting and provided residents a detailed overview of the report I commissioned looking at the health of the forest in Bridgwater. I encourage everyone to read the Naturalist's Report in detail. NEXT STEPS: ...

2018 Road Construction in South Winnipeg- St Norbert Ward

Evaluating Winnipeg’s Streets for Repair Work Our City streets are evaluated by the Winnipeg Public Works Department using a street rating system as follows: New, Good, Fair and Poor: Typically, anything rated as Poor is automatically scheduled as a rehabilitation or...

Together We Can: Fundraising Campaign

Pembina Active Living is a growing group of 55+ folks in South Winnipeg who are working hard to increase their outreach and programming opportunities! Please consider either join us for the launch of the “Together We Can”  Fundraising Campaign on March 8th, OR...

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Janice Lukes
City Councillor
South Winnipeg-St.Norbert Ward
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