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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Potholes

Potholes

Thank you to the Winnipeg Free Press for covering this important issue. See a recent article: City can’t get its fill of potholes This more technical update was provided from the Manager of Street Maintenance. Please know this update is for ‘this year’ and we are...

2024 Update – Bridgwater Trails Fountain

2024 Update – Bridgwater Trails Fountain

Update July 8, 2024 We received the following update from Manitoba Housing regarding the Rose Lake Fountain. The fountain will be turned on whenever it is feasible in accordance with the work that is being undertaken at each stage of the project. For example, when...

Tennis / Pickleball Courts coming to Bridgwater Trails! 

Tennis / Pickleball Courts coming to Bridgwater Trails! 

Two new Tennis courts, which can also be used for pickleball, are being constructed at Bhagat Singh Park in Bridgwater Trails!  Waverley MLA David Pankratz,   South Winnipeg Community Centre Board President Masroor Khan & myself tossed some sod to launch...

Bridgwater Block Party

Bridgwater Block Party

Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 21st to join the Businesses of Bridgwater, myself and many others for an afternoon of music, food and family entertainment! We will be shutting down Centre Street to vehicular traffic, and turning the street into one big...

UPDATE on South Winnipeg Recreation Campus – May 2024

UPDATE on South Winnipeg Recreation Campus – May 2024

May 30 - 2024 UPDATE: The majority of Council voted to support adding an additional $23 Million to support the development of Phase One of the South Winnipeg Recreation Campus - which includes 3 gymnasiums, an indoor walking/running track, multi-purpose rooms, and an...

Fire Paramedic Station Sod Turning

Fire Paramedic Station Sod Turning

On short notice, and with great support from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, we held a sod turning event to kick off construction of the new portable / modular fire paramedic station in Waverley West. I very much appreciate all levels of government attending. I...

Winnipeg’s 10 Cents & Provincial & Federal Budgets

Winnipeg’s 10 Cents & Provincial & Federal Budgets

I’m writing this update to make very brief comments on the recent Provincial and Federal budgets – and to share insight on the primary reason Winnipeg is ‘behind the times’ on building new recreation facilities, firehalls, a modernized sewer treatment facility, and...