Weekly Updates

Multi Family in Bison Run

Multi Family in Bison Run

Another multifamily complex has been approved in Bison Run! This complex is located on Frontier Trail.  There will be three (3) separate townhouse buildings and will include a total of 36 dwelling units. Each of the buildings will be three (3) storeys in height. The...

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

As tragic and  horrific details come to light, we are all feeling the pain and heartache of the loss of lives of Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, Rebecca Contois, and Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe,  and just recently of Kayla Rae who was found unresponsive in a bus shelter....

Crime and Community Safety Discussion – February 2023

Crime and Community Safety Discussion – February 2023

Southwest Winnipeg has the lowest crime rate on average, in the City of Winnipeg – BUT we still have crime. I am working with the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) to host a Crime and Community Safety Discussion in February. Times and date have not been finalized yet, but...

South Winnipeg Recreation Campus UPDATE – December 2022

South Winnipeg Recreation Campus UPDATE – December 2022

A lot of work is underway to gather community input into the development of this new regional recreation facility, being designed to serve upwards of 120,000 people!  This is the first phase of the campus - if you have any questions, please email me at...

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...

Touring Winkler Recreation Centre

Touring Winkler Recreation Centre

Thank you, Jon Reyes MLA for Waverley, for organizing tour of Meridian Exhibition complex in Winkler, Mb with South Winnipeg Community Centre Paramjit Shahi & Winkler Mayor Siemens & municipal team!  As Winnipeg embarks on building a new recreation campus,...

Touring Niverville Recreation Centre

Touring Niverville Recreation Centre

MLA Jon Reyes organized a day of touring recreation facilities in southern Manitoba. Pleased to join SWCC President Paramjit Shahi, and Warren & his Niverville team to tour the Niverville Community Resource & Recreation Centre. As Winnipeg embarks on building...

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...

Skate with Santa

Skate with Santa

Bring your family and join the South Winnipeg Community Centre Executive, board and staff for a fun time! We will first have breakfast and then skate with Santa! I will be attending and look forward to seeing some happy smiling faces! Date: December 17, 2022 Time:...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Bring your family and join the South Winnipeg Community Centre Executive, board and staff for a fun time! There will be games for the children and Santa will arrive for photos! I will be attending and look forward to seeing some happy smiling faces! Date: December 10,...

Your Input– South Winnipeg Recreation Campus

Your Input– South Winnipeg Recreation Campus

The South Winnipeg Recreation Campus (SWRC) is a new regional recreation facility that will be built on Bison Drive west of Frontier Trail and east of Kenaston Boulevard. Communities in southwest Winnipeg are growing and a new recreation facility is needed to meet...

Adopting a Park – Albrin Park

Adopting a Park – Albrin Park

Photos by Colleen Zacharias / Winnipeg Free Press Members of the Albrin Park Tree Enhancement Project, from left, Ian Wise, Debbie Innes, Stuart Innes, Loressa Klassen.   Thank you so much to area residents who have ‘adopted’ a park and are transforming a once...

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,...

Information Session: Temporary Fire Paramedic Station

Information Session: Temporary Fire Paramedic Station

Waverley West residents are invited to an information session to learn about plans for new temporary fire paramedic station. To better serve the residents in Waverley West, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) is seeking to install a temporary, pre-built fire...

St. Norbert Remembrance Day

St. Norbert Remembrance Day

This years’ St. Norbert Remembrance Day will be in person. Join us this Friday and honour the men who fought and died in World War I. Date: November 11, 2022 Time: 10:45 am Location: St. Norbert Cemetery - St. Therese Avenue, Winnipeg, MB To learn more about the work...

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....

First Multifamily Development in Bison Run

First Multifamily Development in Bison Run

The first multifamily development has been approved in the new neighbourhood of Bison Run! Access to this new development will be from Lee Blvd and Frontier Road. The site is approximately 8.4 acres and is being rezoned to have three separate lots. Lot 1 is zoned...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bison Run

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bison Run

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Bison Run neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make our...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Fairfield Park

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Fairfield Park

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Fairfield Park neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make our...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – South Pointe

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – South Pointe

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the South Pointe neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make our...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Prairie Pointe

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Prairie Pointe

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Prairie Pointe neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make our...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Richmond West

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Richmond West

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Richmond West  neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make our...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – University Heights

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – University Heights

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the University Heights neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Waverley Heights

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Waverley Heights

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Waverley Heights neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Linden Ridge

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Linden Ridge

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Linden Ridge neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make our...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Whyte Ridge

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Whyte Ridge

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Whyte Ridge neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make our...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Centre

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Centre

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Bridgwater Centre neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Trails

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Trails

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Bridgwater Trails  neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Lakes

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Lakes

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Bridgwater Lakes neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make...

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Forest

2018-2022 Councillor Term Summary – Bridgwater Forest

This is a very very brief summary of key issues I’ve been working on specific to the Bridgwater Forest neighbourhood, and initiatives that I look forward to working on. I am very thankful to have had the support of many many residents who’ve been also working to make...

Where Do I Vote?

Where Do I Vote?

The residents of Waverley West ward are part of a pilot project that is enabling us to vote at MANY MANY locations.  We are able to vote in ADVANCE of election day on October 26th, AND of course, we can vote on election day! To find out where you can vote:   Please...

Coyote Sightings

Coyote Sightings

I’ve been receiving many reports on coyote sightings and some confrontations where people have been chased or growled at.  I spoke with two conservation officers from the Government of Manitoba’s Conservation Department.  - here is a summary: Please read this...

Update: Waverley West Fire Station

Update: Waverley West Fire Station

I will add additional context to media articles on the Waverly West fire station (CBC: Waverley West Fire Station )  - as there are many other aspects not discussed at today’s committee meeting or included in media coverage. Media was not aware of all the factors...

Governance Update – 2022

Governance Update – 2022

The process to update the City of Winnipeg’s Governance model started in 2016 – the new Council of 2022-2023 is now tasked to finalize the City of Winnipeg Governance Review: On June 23, 2022 Council concurred in the recommendation of the Governance Committee of...

University of Manitoba – North Campus Lands Re-Zoning

University of Manitoba – North Campus Lands Re-Zoning

On July 21, 2022 Council unanimously passed the sub division and rezoning of the North Campus Lands (formerly know as the Southwood Golf Course lands). For over 100 years, these lands were owned and operated as the Southwood Golf and Country Club The total area (112.6...

Construction Notice – Bonnycastle Pathway Replacement

Construction Notice – Bonnycastle Pathway Replacement

2022 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PATHWAY RENEWAL - RHG BONNYCASTLE SCHOOL PATHWAY – SYRACUSE CRES. TO CHANCELLOR DR Very exciting news! Pleased to have been working with the City to have a replacement of the Bonnycastle pathway! This pathway runs along side the large...

Recreation Update

Recreation Update

Young Luke, his dad and friends were having a great time dunking balls at the very busy basketball court in Bhagat Singh Park recently! That basketball court must be one of the busiest in the City! I’ve received many requests for new and upgraded recreational...

Many Factors – Maintenance & New Developments

Many Factors – Maintenance & New Developments

I’m receiving many emails on maintenance in Bridgwater Trails and Bridgwater Centre. Please know this is a top concern of mine also  - and that it is a weekly conversation with maintenance staff in the City and Province. I want to present the facts so residents can...

Telecommunication Tower in R.M. MacDonald

Telecommunication Tower in R.M. MacDonald

TELUS is proposing to construct a 50m (53.5m to top of lightning rod) lattice tri-pole telecommunications tower and supporting equipment shelter in the R.M of MacDonald. The proposed tower will be located on the west side of Brady Road, approximately 470m northwest of...

2022 Road Construction in Waverley West Ward

2022 Road Construction in Waverley West Ward

2022 is another year for record road construction! This year, $164.7 Million will be invested into regional and local streets city wide. You can check where construction is occurring in the City by viewing the 2022 Construction Map, which is updated at the start of...

Construction Notice – De Vos Rd from Pembina Hwy to End

Construction Notice – De Vos Rd from Pembina Hwy to End

2022 GRAVEL RESURFACING PROGRAM DE VOS RD FROM PEMBINA HWY TO END This street will receive gravel resurfacing and enhanced maintenance as part of the City of Winnipeg’s 2022 Local Street Renewal Program. In spring of 2022, the City of Winnipeg received $800,000.00...

Construction Notice – Markham Rd from University Cres to Snow St

Construction Notice – Markham Rd from University Cres to Snow St

2022 GRAVEL RESURFACING PROGRAM MARKHAM RD – FROM UNIVERSITY CRES TO SNOW ST This street will receive gravel resurfacing and enhanced maintenance as part of the City of Winnipeg’s 2022 Local Street Renewal Program. In spring of 2022, the City of Winnipeg received...

Long Grass Enforcement Process

Long Grass Enforcement Process

This applies to homeowners' FRONT YARDS and BOULEVARDS. For this season, the City will be continuing with the accelerated enforcement process for long grass. Last year (2019), the City piloted a NEW ENFORCEMENT PROCESS for Section 8 of the Neighbourhood Liveability...

Hiring – Full Time Assistant General Manager

Hiring – Full Time Assistant General Manager

South Winnipeg Community Centre is hiring!  South Winnipeg Community Centre (SWCC ) has a rare and exciting opportunity for a dynamic, self-driven individual to join the team. The position is for a Full -Time, in person -  Assistant General Manager This is a one year...

2022 Bridgwater Forest Fountain Update

2022 Bridgwater Forest Fountain Update

I will provide some frank and pointed comments on the Bridgwater Forest Fountain. I, like many of you – have come to have a love / hate relationship with this fountain. We love the fountain – but hate when its not working. Every year I focus long and hard on getting...

Encampments (2022)

Encampments (2022)

Encampments of unsheltered citizens are increasing throughout Winnipeg. This year, so far, I am aware of three locations in the Waverley West ward. The encampments are being monitored by multiple organizations (Main Street Project, Winnipeg Fire Paramedics, Winnipeg...

Mowing in Bridgwater Trails

Mowing in Bridgwater Trails

The majority of Bridgwater Trails’ public greenspace is still under the ownership, and maintenance responsibility – of the developer (Manitoba Housing – a division of the Province of Manitoba). The bulk of the public areas – beside pathways, soccer fields, boulevards,...

Waverley for Climate Workshop

Waverley for Climate Workshop

I am very pleased to be welcoming Dr. Durdana Islam and climate change leaders for a discussion on Manitoba’s climate change future - and specifically what is occurring – and what WE can do in the Waverley West ward related to climate change and emission reductions....

Canada Day Celebrations – Bridgwater Lakes Fountain and Park

Canada Day Celebrations – Bridgwater Lakes Fountain and Park

Huge gratitude to the Winnipeg Chinese Senior Association for hosting Canada Day and the global Canada Day Drumming event ! DATE: Friday, July 1st TIME: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (drumming event starts at 1:00pm ) LOCATION: 133 Bridgelake Drive (Bridgwater Lakes Fountain)...

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...

Traffic Control Signal for Waverley Street and Lee Boulevard

Traffic Control Signal for Waverley Street and Lee Boulevard

Four way traffic control signals are being installed at the intersection of Waverley Street and Lee Boulevard this summer. Installation of traffic control signals are required to support the Bison Run development and the construction of two new schools. In addition to...

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...

Crosswalk to Be Installed at Victoria General Hospital

Crosswalk to Be Installed at Victoria General Hospital

Since 2016, I’ve been working to have a crosswalk installed on Pembina Highway in order to provide safe access to Victoria General Hospital for southbound residents. (See Crosswalk at Victoria General Hospital Approved) I am now very pleased to announce that a...

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 –...

Public Hearing Notice – 65 Kirkbridge Drive

Public Hearing Notice – 65 Kirkbridge Drive

The public can register to speak to the proposed rezoning on land located at 65 Kirkbridge Drive: PUBLIC HEARING ASSINIBOIA COMMUNITY, Council Building, 510 Main Street Monday, June 27, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. All persons who would like to submit their comments to a...

Public Hearing Notice – 230 University Crescent

Public Hearing Notice – 230 University Crescent

The public can register to speak to the proposed subdivision and rezoning on land located at 230 University Crescent: PUBLIC HEARING ASSINIBOIA COMMUNITY, Council Building, 510 Main Street Monday, June 27, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. All persons who would like to submit their...

News About Eaglewood Park – Public Works Yard

News About Eaglewood Park – Public Works Yard

I’ve received some interesting new information regarding the ‘proposed’ Eaglewood public works yards. As many of you know, I and others were not keen on having a public works yards in Eaglewood Park, but further discussions with the parks staff this winter brought...

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...

Construction Notice – Shillingstone Rd from Columbia Dr to Columbia Dr

Construction Notice – Shillingstone Rd from Columbia Dr to Columbia Dr

2022 LOCAL THIN BITUMINOUS OVERLAY (TBO) PROGRAM GULL LAKE RD FROM EAST LAKE DR TO MARKHAM RD The above Thin Bituminous Overlay (TBO) project has been approved for construction as part of the City of Winnipeg’s 2022 Local Street Renewal Program. See the letter sent to...

Construction Notice – Gull Lake Rd from East Lake Dr to Markham Rd

Construction Notice – Gull Lake Rd from East Lake Dr to Markham Rd

2022 LOCAL THIN BITUMINOUS OVERLAY (TBO) PROGRAM GULL LAKE RD FROM EAST LAKE DR TO MARKHAM RD The above Thin Bituminous Overlay (TBO) project has been approved for construction as part of the City of Winnipeg’s 2022  Local Street Renewal Program. See the letter sent...

Construction Notice – Hillberry Bay from Columbia Dr to Columbia Dr

Construction Notice – Hillberry Bay from Columbia Dr to Columbia Dr

2022 LOCAL THIN BITUMINOUS OVERLAY (TBO) PROGRAM HILLBERRY BAY FROM COLUMBIA DR TO COLUMBIA DR The above Thin Bituminous Overlay (TBO) project has been approved for construction as part of the City of Winnipeg’s 2021 Local Street Renewal Program. See letter sent to...

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...

Sandusky Drive Turning Lane

Sandusky Drive Turning Lane

I continue to receive many calls about the back up of traffic on Sandusky Drive entering onto Waverley.  In 2016, I had the Public Service study the area and they produced a Sandusky Drive report. At that time the volume of traffic did not merit a northbound turning...

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

Photo Credit: CBC 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...

Construction Notice – Lakeshore Rd – Frontage of Numbers 27 to 51

Construction Notice – Lakeshore Rd – Frontage of Numbers 27 to 51

2022 LOCAL STREET RENEWAL PROGRAM LAKESHORE ROAD FRONTAGE - FRONTAGE OF NOS. 27-51 The above street renewal project has been delayed for construction until the spring of 2023. The construction start date is not yet determined. Residents will be notified approximately...

Construction Notice – Chancellor Dr from Augusta Dr to Quincy Bay

Construction Notice – Chancellor Dr from Augusta Dr to Quincy Bay

2022 LOCAL STREET RENEWAL PROGRAM CHANCELLOR DRIVE - FROM AUGUSTA DRIVE TO QUINCY BAY October 2022 Update:  Due to weather conditions, construction on Chancellor Drive from Augusta Drive to Quincy Bay ended for the 2022 season. Remaining work, including sidewalk and...

Construction Notice – Glenacres Cr – Millstream Wy to Millstream Wy

Construction Notice – Glenacres Cr – Millstream Wy to Millstream Wy

2022 LOCAL THIN BITUMINOUS OVERLAY (TBO) PROGRAM GLENACRES CR – MILLSTREAM WY to MILLSTREAM RD The above Thin Bituminous Overlay (TBO) project has been approved for construction as part of the City of Winnipeg’s 2021 Local Street Renewal Program. See the letter sent...

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...

Retention Pond Update – April 28th

Retention Pond Update – April 28th

Environment Canada is forecasting another 20-50 mm of rain for Winnipeg, starting Friday night (April 29, 2022).  While some of the retention ponds have dropped a bit, it appears some have not. Please be assured, the City is monitoring the ponds daily. The ponds are...

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...

Harvest & South Winnipeg Food Drive

Harvest & South Winnipeg Food Drive

The COVID-19 pandemic and many wars throughout the world are creating much sadness and hardship for so many in our city. Prices of food, accommodation and transportation are increasing, and many Winnipeggers are struggling to make ends meet. Newcomers are arriving...

South Winnipeg Supports Harvest

South Winnipeg Supports Harvest

Photo: Mr. Vince Barletta (CEO Harvest Manitoba), Councillor Janice Lukes, Mr. Paramjit Shahi (President South Winnipeg Community Centre) So many great organizations are coming together - see details: South Winnipeg Supports Harvest. Thank you to the Winnipeg Free...

Retention Pond Update – April 25

Retention Pond Update – April 25

I'm 'dating' the retention pond updates as it appears the water is here to stay for a while - and more might be coming. I've been checking in daily with the CAO - person who oversees all departments and staff - top guy - who communicates with Water and Waste...

Retention Ponds Update

Retention Ponds Update

Water is rising on all 40+ retention ponds in the Waverley West ward - older style ponds in Waverley Heights, Richmond West ND newer naturalized ponds in Bridgwaters, Prairie Pointe and South Pointe. All ponds are rising. Future precipitation and its impact on ponds...

Recycling Strategy for Apartments and Condos

Recycling Strategy for Apartments and Condos

We have many apartments and condominiums in the Waverley West ward and the City would like to start offering recycling services to apartment and condo dwellers – BUT we want to hear from  you! The City is committed to increasing the waste diversion rate and doing its...

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