Waverley West Ward

Welcome! I am your City of Winnipeg representative for residents who live in the Waverley West Ward. This website contains much information specific to the Waverley West ward.

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Crime Prevention Funding Available – Your Ideas

Crime Prevention Funding Available – Your Ideas

The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Program was established to support community-level activities that: strengthen local crime prevention and community safety efforts, promote the exchange of information between community residents, help build closer...

Canada Post – Outdoor Parcel Lockers

Canada Post – Outdoor Parcel Lockers

Canada Post is moving through the Waverley West ward and installing additional outdoor parcel lockers – (good bye porch pirates!) Here are the locations: Rear of 103 Wittenberg Front of 948 Scurfield Boulevard Across from 63 Cedar Glen Road Side of 3 Inniscross Place...

Status Update – Long Grass

Status Update – Long Grass

Here is the update / facts on why the city grass has not been cut. No excuses – just the facts. The grass mowing program typically starts in mid-May and continues until mid-October. This year, we had a very late spring – which meant the streets and boulevards were...

Traffic Study – Kenaston Common Drive and McGillivray Boulevard

Traffic Study – Kenaston Common Drive and McGillivray Boulevard

June 9, 2022 Update: A left turn signal will be installed summer 2022 at the intersection of Kenaston Common Drive and McGillivray Blvd. This left turn signal will reduce the number of vehicles turning on an amber or red light, and will improve traffic flow in the...

Parks in Waverley West

Parks in Waverley West

We have just over 248 hectares of parks and open spaces just in the Waverley West ward – which is equivalent to 500 Canadian football fields!! Some are formalized parks that have official names and have amenities such as playstructure, firepits, and shade structures –...

New Spray Pad to Serve Whyte Ridge, Linden Ridge & Beyond!

New Spray Pad to Serve Whyte Ridge, Linden Ridge & Beyond!

Photos: Doug Little On a breezy Saturday morning, community members gathered to hold the ‘official announcement’ for a new spray pad – soon to be located on the grounds of the Whyte Ridge Community Centre! This project has been a few years in the making – starting...

PAL Does a Lot For People in Waverley West

PAL Does a Lot For People in Waverley West

PAL does a lot for people in Waverley West Winnipeg Free Press By: Janice Lukes     Posted: Wednesday, May. 18, 2022 On the third Wednesday of every month I attend the Pembina Active Living 55-plus coffee café at Whyte Ridge Community Centre (170 Fleetwood Rd.) to...

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations – Bridgwater Centre

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations – Bridgwater Centre

Very exciting news! Today, we just approved the installation of two electric vehicle charging stations at the Bridgwater Red River Co-op site! These will be rapid charging stations able to fully charge a vehicle within 30 minutes, at the Co-op rate of 33 cents a...

Traffic Calming on Residential Streets

Traffic Calming on Residential Streets

I’ve been involved in improving the pedestrian and cycling environments, and traffic calming for almost 20 years. I can attest to the fact that the City of Winnipeg has come a long way in their approach to traffic calming, but for sure more needs to be done, but one...

Your Feedback – Protecting & Growing Winnipeg’s Urban Forest

Your Feedback – Protecting & Growing Winnipeg’s Urban Forest

Over the past few years, I’ve held multiple tree plantings. Residents have planted upwards of 1,200 trees on City and private property. I encourage you to read Winnipeg’s Urban Forest Strategy – not only does it provide an excellent overview of the current status of...

Pop Up Pooch Park in Waverley West Ward

Pop Up Pooch Park in Waverley West Ward

I’ve received many requests to install an off leash dog park in the Waverley West ward.  This is a challenge because all the land designated for public parks space is designated for humans and not specifically for an off leash dog park. Doggies are allowed but only if...

Bison Run – Phase Two

Bison Run – Phase Two

The second phase of Bison Run was approved at Assiniboine Community Committee on April 27, 2022.  Minor adjustments were made at the May 9th Standing Policy Committee to the Subdivision and Rezoning plan  and active transportation plan and anticipate the final plans...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Public Hearing Notice – 230 University Crescent

    June 27 @ 10:30 am
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    June 27 @ 10:30 am
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    July 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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