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Leading-Edge Fitness Facility Coming To Bridgwater

Leading-Edge Fitness Facility Coming To Bridgwater

Without a doubt this is one of the most exciting projects I’ve been working on this year! its been almost impossible to keep the details ‘under wraps’ because this is such an exciting project! But now, I can share details about the new Altea Fitness Facility! I know...

Update: Snow/Ice Removal on Sidewalks and Pathways

Update: Snow/Ice Removal on Sidewalks and Pathways

UPDATE: I’m pleased to have initiated this very significant change in the snow removal policy.  On May 29, 2018, after two years of review, discussions and more reviews, the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works concurred in the...

Update: Recreation Campus In South Winnipeg

Update: Recreation Campus In South Winnipeg

The site of the new recreation campus is currently a big open field. No roads, no water, no sewer, no lights, no drainage – just a big field of prairie grasses!  While it is a rare gift to be able to plan a new recreation campus on an open field with few space...

St Norbert Bypass On South Perimeter – Information Sessions

St Norbert Bypass On South Perimeter – Information Sessions

This is the latest News Release from the Government of Manitoba's website. I encourage you to attend one of these open houses for a chance to provide your input.  I will be at the St Norbert Community Centre (2340 Pembina Hwy) info session the entire time on Thursday,...

Clarifying Who Mows City Boulevards

Clarifying Who Mows City Boulevards

(Original post date June 8, 2018) In new developments, homeowners can find it confusing to understand who is responsible for mowing the grass on boulevards. Grass should NOT BE HIGHER than 6 inches. A boulevard is the public space between the homeowners house and the...

Traffic Calming Options For Residential Streets

Traffic Calming Options For Residential Streets

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. The City’s street system is set up as follows: Residential streets (Priority 3) feed traffic onto Collector...

My June, 2018 Newsletter

My June, 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 June,...

YOUR INPUT on the Development Application Notification Process

YOUR INPUT on the Development Application Notification Process

The City is looking at ways to improve public NOTIFICATION of land development so processes are as open and transparent as possible. Often, small yellow signs are posted indicating there is a development application. Sometimes depending on the side of lot or...

June 13th OPEN HOUSE – YOUR Recreation and Park Priorities

June 13th OPEN HOUSE – YOUR Recreation and Park Priorities

In Southwest Winnipeg, we know there is a recreation deficit and lack of maintenance for our parks and greenspaces due to rapid growth, and a lack of proper planning for new developments. The City of Winnipeg needs to hear from you! I ENCOURAGE you to attend the June...

UPDATE – Safety Improvements on South Perimeter Highway

UPDATE – Safety Improvements on South Perimeter Highway

(Photo credit: Joe Bryksa - Winnipeg Free Press) See Display Boards presented at the Open Houses Proposed Closures / Changes to the South Perimeter Highway If you have questions or concerns, please contact: Brett Wareham, Director of Regional Operations Eastern...

South Winnipeg St Norbert Ward Is Splitting In Two

South Winnipeg St Norbert Ward Is Splitting In Two

Thank you to the Sou’wester for covering this very significant change in South Winnipeg. It’s been a challenging four years handling the population growth and trying to respond to and represent citizens in the South Winnipeg –St. Norbert ward. It will be bitter sweet...

$3 Million Rehabilitation of Waverley Street in 2018-2019

$3 Million Rehabilitation of Waverley Street in 2018-2019

I receive many calls on the condition of Waverley Street – south of the Perimeter Highway extending to just before La Barriere Park. I have worked with residents over the past three years to ensure regular grading / dust and magnesium chloride treatments are applied,...

Marketplace Will Remain In St Norbert

Marketplace Will Remain In St Norbert

(Photo Credit: Mikaela Mackenzie / Winnipeg Free Press) Some very good news for the community of St Norbert!  Thanks to the Free Press for providing a comprehensive update on the Market Place and the exciting future about to unfold for our local grocery store!...

My April, 2018 Newsletter

My April, 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 April,...

Opening Of Guru Nanak Mission Centre In St Norbert

Opening Of Guru Nanak Mission Centre In St Norbert

This is a very exciting development for ‘Main Street’ St Norbert! Watch for ongoing renovations over the summer and new signage for the Guru Nanak Mission Centre to be installed in English, Hindi AND French! On Saturday, April 14th, community leaders joined together...

Improving Transit in South Winnipeg

Improving Transit in South Winnipeg

By spring of 2020,  the Southwest Transitway is projected to be completed and in operation!  For the next year and a half, Transit’s route planners will be reviewing CHANGES to existing transit routes in South Winnipeg. Shorter routes will ‘feed into’ the corridor,...

New Digital Sign for St Norbert Community Centre

New Digital Sign for St Norbert Community Centre

Very exciting news for the St  Norbert Community Centre AND the community of St Norbert! I’ve provided a grant, the Community Centre is allocating funding, the old reader board sign is coming down and a new digital reader board is going up! It has been an absolute...

My March, 2018 Newsletter

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,...

2018 Road Construction in South Winnipeg- St Norbert Ward

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...

Dividing South Winnipeg-St. Norbert into 2 New Wards

Dividing South Winnipeg-St. Norbert into 2 New Wards

The South Winnipeg–St. Norbert ward is essentially being divided into two wards due to tremendous population growth. Many of you know I’ve been struggling to keep up with e-mails and phone call responses to all constituents since being elected in 2014. Dividing the...

My December, 2017 Newsletter

My December, 2017 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 December,...

St. Norbert Farmers’ Market – New Canopy Delayed

St. Norbert Farmers’ Market – New Canopy Delayed

Le Marche St. Norbert Farmers’ Market is in the process of constructing a new canopy structure!  While installation has been delayed, the new canopy will be an exciting feature on ‘Main Street St. Norbert’ vs the seasonally removed canvas canopy. My thanks to the...

English Mass at Paroisse Saint-Norbert (Parish of Saint-Norbert)

English Mass at Paroisse Saint-Norbert (Parish of Saint-Norbert)

There's such an incredible history in St. Norbert, and this community's story is still continuing to evolve.  Beginning in September, Paroisse Saint-Norbert (Parish of Saint-Norbert) will re-introduce English language mass.   If you have never stepped inside this...

New Canopy Structure for St. Norbert Farmers Market

New Canopy Structure for St. Norbert Farmers Market

Le Marche St. Norbert Farmers’ Market is constructing a new canopy structure!  Federal, City and private funding has been secured to create a larger more permanent structure. The new canopy will be larger in size and height, and will be a permanent feature on ‘Main...

A Gardener’s Delicacy in St. Norbert

A Gardener’s Delicacy in St. Norbert

The beautiful (and educational!) containers located on the centre medians in front of St. Norbert Farmers’ Market were enjoyed by both residents and visitors alike this year.  My thanks to Colleen Zacharias for her informative article on these stunning floral...

New Park Commemorates St. Norbert’s Métis History

New Park Commemorates St. Norbert’s Métis History

On June 14, 2016, I was very pleased to be joined by historians and community members for the official naming and opening of Parc Charette Park.   The park commemorates the homestead of the Baptiste Charette family. Monsieur Charette was a carpenter with the North...

École St. Norbert Immersion – Naturalization Project

École St. Norbert Immersion – Naturalization Project

At the April 4th meeting of the Riel Community Committee, I was very pleased to support an important project for the enhancement of the École St. Norbert Immersion yard.  My thanks to The Sou'Wester for their coverage of this story, and also to St. Norbert Immersion...

Family Fun at St. Norbert Heritage Day

Family Fun at St. Norbert Heritage Day

This is a fantastic celebration of winter, culture and community! Mark your calendar and join us for some fun filled family activities!  The festivities start at 10 am with a pancake breakfast. We will have horse drawn sleigh rides, bannock making, family skating,...

St. Norbert Bypass Plan – Provincial Announcement

St. Norbert Bypass Plan – Provincial Announcement

As a ‘St. Norbertian’,  I and many others in the area have been aware for some time of the concept for re-routing Provincial Highway 75 (NOTE: See media release below) around St. Norbert and connecting to the Perimeter Highway. With the ongoing investments into...

Remembrance Day Service in St. Norbert

Remembrance Day Service in St. Norbert

Please join us at the St. Norbert's Remembrance Day Service on November 11, 2015 at 10:45 am. The ceremony will be held at the WW1 Cenotaph in the St. Norbert Cemetery on Rue St. Therese Ave.  Many thanks to the Bloomfield family for helping to organize this 6th...

Manitoba-Minnesota Hydro Transmission Line – St. Norbert

Manitoba-Minnesota Hydro Transmission Line – St. Norbert

Manitoba Hydro had determined a final route for the Manitoba Minnesota Transmission project. The route passes through the southern part of the South Winnipeg–St. Norbert Ward.   For details, please refer to the map shown below. With the determination of a final...

Invitation – Coffee & Conversation at St. Norbert Farmers’ Market

Invitation – Coffee & Conversation at St. Norbert Farmers’ Market

Please join me for coffee at the lively St. Norbert Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings in August!  Let’s meet, talk about what’s been going on in South Winnipeg, at City Hall and share any ideas you have on making our City a better place to live, work and play!  ...

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Janice Lukes
City Councillor
South Winnipeg-St.Norbert Ward
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