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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...

Flex Work, Downtown & Accountability

Flex Work, Downtown & Accountability

On Monday May 16,  2022, the CAO presented an overview of a Flexible Workplace Program to Councillors in the morning, then implemented the plan later that same day. To be clear, I fully support a flex work program, but it is important to taxpayers of Winnipeg, that...

City Begins Mosquito Larviciding Program

City Begins Mosquito Larviciding Program

Thank you City of Winnipeg staff for providing this overview. The City of Winnipeg has commenced this year’s insect control season focusing on a targeted, environmentally friendly mosquito larviciding program which is the most effective approach to control mosquitoes....

Expansion of Transit into Bridgwater Trails 

Expansion of Transit into Bridgwater Trails 

Photo: Route 672 Killarney - Proposed Routing Extension I’m very pleased to share the good news that transit services will be expanded further into Bridgwater Trails. Routes 671 & 672 will be expanded in Fall 2022 (See full report). We’ve seen much construction in...

Spring Cleanup – Our City & Neighbourhoods

Spring Cleanup – Our City & Neighbourhoods

The snow is almost gone, rains are helping clean our city – and those 80 km hour winds this past winter have strewn garbage everywhere!   City of Winnipeg Over the next five to six weeks, the City is conducting its annual spring cleanup of streets, pathways,...

Catchment Area for New Schools

Catchment Area for New Schools

My office is receiving many calls on the catchment areas for the new elementary and high schools being constructed in Bison Run. PLEASE NOTE: Determining catchment areas is ultimately voted on by your elected school trustees. I and any City of Winnipeg Councillor have...

Annual Accountability of Key City Staff Non-existent

Annual Accountability of Key City Staff Non-existent

In the ‘Question Period for the Mayor’ at the April 28, 2022 Council meeting, I asked why there have been no performance reviews for the statutory officers – he said the public services was working on developing ‘Objective Criteria’ – but . . . he had made a motion at...

Update: South Perimeter Maintenance

Update: South Perimeter Maintenance

Thank you, Hal Anderson and 680 CJOB for our discussion on ice and maintenance challenges on the South Perimeter Highway this morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHeUjpDqBrI

Host A Block Party This Year!

Host A Block Party This Year!

Back in 2019 – pre pandemic – I offered support to facilitate block parties. Residents united and some good street parties occurred! Now that we have a better understanding of health precautions, and vaccination, its time to fire up the block parties for 2022! All...

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