Waverley West Ward

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Touring Manitoba Recreation Centres

Touring Manitoba Recreation Centres

Thanks, MLA Jon Reyes, for lining up a tour of the Meridian Exhibition complex in Winkler and the Niverville Community Resource & Recreation Centre in Niverville Manitoba for myself and South Winnipeg Community Centre Paramjit Shahi! It was a stormy windy day, but...

Transit Delays

Transit Delays

The Director of Transit has provided a comprehensive update on delays we are experiencing in the transit system. The situation is similar to what the City is experiencing in other departments (recreation, library services, etc.) and that many businesses and...

Residential Street Plow – November 2022

Residential Street Plow – November 2022

Plowing of residential streets will begin Thursday morning to improve overall roadway conditions. As a result, a Residential Parking Ban has been declared and will be in effect Thursday, November 24, 2022 at 7 a.m. until Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 7 p.m. Residents...

Changes Are Coming to the Annual Snow Route Parking Ban

Changes Are Coming to the Annual Snow Route Parking Ban

Nov 18 Update: The Annual Winter Route Parking Ban has been declared and will start Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 2 a.m. Once in effect, the ban prohibits parking on designated routes between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Prior to parking overnight at any on-street location,...

Gillingham Follows Through On Vow to Cut His Cabinet

Gillingham Follows Through On Vow to Cut His Cabinet

Thank you to the media for covering this important issue.  CBC: Waverley West councillor back in, 2 Murray supporters out as Winnipeg's new mayor announces inner circle EPC Reforms: Mayor Gillingham’s Remarks Gillingham follows through on vow to cut his cabinet...

Crime Prevention in Waverley West Ward & Winnipeg

Crime Prevention in Waverley West Ward & Winnipeg

The pandemic has amplified many social issues in our city. More and more people are experiencing poverty, homelessness, and addiction. Many resort to criminal activities to support themselves and their addictions. I will work with the new Mayor and Council, and to...

WHY I Support Strategic Investments in Roads

WHY I Support Strategic Investments in Roads

I will work with Council to support investment in key economic trade routes – specifically Kenaston Boulevard and the extension of Chief Peguis Trail.  I have been and always will be a supporter of investing in economic trade routes. We need to focus on avenues of...

Poverty, Homelessness, Addiction and Crime

Poverty, Homelessness, Addiction and Crime

There is no quick fix to solving poverty, homelessness, addiction and crime. Being on City Council for two terms (8 years) and involved in many societal issues, I strongly believe all levels of government need to do a better job of working together and using resources...

Calling for a Strategic Plan

Calling for a Strategic Plan

I along with many Councillors have been calling on the Mayor to initiate a strategic planning process with all of Council. Winnipeg City Council has never engaged and delivered a strategic plan, yet – virtually every similar sized City in Canada has developed a...

Calling for a Governance Overhaul

Calling for a Governance Overhaul

Governance is certainly not the most exciting topic for anyone, BUT the way a city is governed impacts every single decision made and every single dollar spent. A good governance model ensures fair and equal representation and ensures all residents’ voices are heard....

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