Bison Run

Welcome to the neighbhourhood which is better known as the Lee Blvd and Cadboro Road neighbourhood!  This page provides updates on issues I am working on and information neighbourhood residents may be interested in. 

South Winnipeg Recreation Campus – Federal Funding Announcements Pending

South Winnipeg Recreation Campus – Federal Funding Announcements Pending

I’m very optimistic the Federal government, and Provincial government will be doing a joint announcement on funding for the South Winnipeg Recreation Campus in the coming weeks – years working on this project –  so what’s a few more weeks to wait!!! No confirmation –...

City Seeks Proposals for Waverley West Recreation Facility Project

City Seeks Proposals for Waverley West Recreation Facility Project

Conceptual Image Thank you Joyanne Pursaga and the Winnipeg Free Press for accurate reporting on this important project in Southwest Winnipeg. Navigating many interests and partners to acquire, plan, prepare and transform a wide open prairie field into a new...

Exploring Winnipeg by Bike

Exploring Winnipeg by Bike

Bike rides are a great way to spend time outside and enjoy the many trails and active transportation paths that Winnipeg has to offer. Here are a few tips to keep in mind before you head out on your next bicycle trip: Bike registry The City recovers up to 1,000 bikes...

Noisy Vehicles in the City

Noisy Vehicles in the City

My office receives many calls about excessively noisy vehicles. Noisy vehicles impact the quality of life in a growing city. Enforcing noisy vehicles is the responsibility of the Winnipeg Police Service – if you hear excessively noisy vehicles, please contact the...

Welcome Bison Run! (formerly Waverley West B)

Welcome Bison Run! (formerly Waverley West B)

Six+ years in the making and finally – a brand new neighbourhood is emerging!  This is a new Qualico Community - Qualico is the major land owner in this area and is calling their new development Bison Run. Qualico has invested years of expertise, insight and planning...

Elementary & High School  Site Plan Approval

Elementary & High School Site Plan Approval

On Wednesday, March 3rd, detailed site plans were approved for the new elementary and high school in Waverley West B.  A robust team of presenters discussed many details about the both schools, including traffic flows, landscaping, site servicing, the child care...

New Elementary & High School – Another Major Milestone

New Elementary & High School – Another Major Milestone

Final design plans have been submitted to the City for ‘plan approval’. The architects, landscape architects, and a host of others who’ve been developing the plans will be presenting these plans to myself and Councillors Klein and Gillingham on March 3rd at 9:30 am....

Major Milestone in Development of New Elementary & High School

Major Milestone in Development of New Elementary & High School

Years and years and years of work is culminating with another major milestone in the development of two new schools in the area of Waverley West B!  A conditional use permit has been granted to establish an elementary, junior and senior high school. This is a huge...

Bison Drive Build Out

Bison Drive Build Out

Since elected in 2014, I estimate I’ve brought forward over 40 requests to have engineers in Public Works study traffic issues ranging from: Traffic calming (speeding) Installing stop signs (due to increased traffic volumes) Installing turning signals (arrows in...

UPDATE-South Winnipeg Recreation Centre – Video

UPDATE-South Winnipeg Recreation Centre – Video

The development of Waverley West is fast approaching 45,000 people, and soon will be larger than the City of Brandon! Currently, with no gymnasiums, few meeting places, or any aquatic facilities, the new recreation centre is a much-needed addition to the community!...

Anticipated Traffic Levels at Bison Drive and Waverley Street

Anticipated Traffic Levels at Bison Drive and Waverley Street

It's incredible to think that an entire new community can be built and there are no plans or studies underway to identify how the main ‘connector street’ and associated ‘intersection’ is to be designed.  Many many other streets (Lee Blvd, Bairdmore Blvd, Hawstead Rd...

Restricting Through-Traffic on Lee Boulevard

Restricting Through-Traffic on Lee Boulevard

In the first phase of development in Waverley West B – North Town Road will be extended south to Lee Blvd. North Town Road will collect traffic from the two new schools, and direct the traffic onto an upgraded section of Lee Blvd (west of Waverley). See image of new...

Public Hearing Notice – Waverley West B

Public Hearing Notice – Waverley West B

  The public can register to speak to the proposed plan and zoning to facilitate a new neighbourhood. Please contact 311 to register. For any inquiries, you can contact the area planner, Devin Clark at (204) 986-5684. Location: Council Building, 510 Main Street...

The ‘Next New Neighbourhood’ in Waverley West

The ‘Next New Neighbourhood’ in Waverley West

I find the development process, whether it be construction of buildings, transforming empty fields into neighbourhoods, or the planning of community amenities a fascinating and complex process. So much development is happening in our community and I like to share as...

Proposed New Neighbourhood in ‘Waverley West B’

Proposed New Neighbourhood in ‘Waverley West B’

Landmark Planning Design and Qualico Communities invite the community to attend the Tuesday, December 3rd Open House to learn more about upcoming plans for a new community in the area south of Cadboro and north of Lee Blvd. See proposals on how the new neighbourhood...

South Winnipeg Recreation Campus – Update & Next Steps

South Winnipeg Recreation Campus – Update & Next Steps

A brief update on the South Winnipeg Recreational Campus. Since 2014, I’ve posted updates on my website regarding the long and complicated process - from lifting a clause prohibiting development, to acquiring City land (19 acres), to partnering with the Province on...

POSTPONED – Pakistan Independence Day Celebrations

POSTPONED – Pakistan Independence Day Celebrations

DATE: Saturday, August 31st, 2019    TBD TIME: 3:00 pm  TBD LOCATION: 781 Crescent Drive, Winnipeg, MB  TBD Please join me for this very exciting celebration with our growing Pakistani community! My good friend Mehmood put out a spectacular description of what will be...

Waverley West ‘B’ Secondary Plan – Final Approvals

Waverley West ‘B’ Secondary Plan – Final Approvals

Unanimous Council approval on June 20th to proceed with the 7th & final neighbourhood (Waverley West ‘B’) in the community of Waverley West. See final approval plans (June 20, 2019): Secondary Plan – Waverley West Neighbourhood B Appendix B – Recommended...

Residential Streets Public Speed Discussion – Waverley West

Residential Streets Public Speed Discussion – Waverley West

DATE:  Tuesday, August 27th , 2019 TIME:  6:30 p.m. LOCATION: Water Bend Park – Bridgwater Lakes Fountain To the residents of the Waverley West ward: You are invited to join me at Water Bend Park, beside Bridgwater Lakes Fountain to discuss your concerns about...

Waverley West ‘B’ Development – Update

Waverley West ‘B’ Development – Update

Unanimous Council approval last Thursday to proceed with the development of the 7th & final neighbourhood (Waverley West ‘B’) in the community of Waverley West. See Waverley West 'B' In Final Planning Stages Over a year of consultations and discussions with...

Waverley West B In Final Planning Stages

Waverley West B In Final Planning Stages

We are now entering the final planning stages of just over 430 acres of land in the last developable area in the community of Waverley West. Extensive work by the City Planning department, the public, consultants and Qualico are now passing through the various levels...

Public Open House – Waverley West ‘B’ Secondary Planning Process

Public Open House – Waverley West ‘B’ Secondary Planning Process

Many planning discussions on where roads, sewers, pipes and parks will be installed in the Waverley West Neighbourhood B area have occurred over the past few months. I will be attending this Open House and encourage you to come and see more details on this emerging...

Public Open House – Waverley West ‘B’ Secondary Planning Process

Public Open House – Waverley West ‘B’ Secondary Planning Process

Following multiple landowner and stakeholder meetings, the City will now be holding a Public Open House on the land use planning process for Waverley West Neighbourhood ‘B’.  The City of Winnipeg is conducting Secondary Plan By-law for the area known as Waverley West...

Expropriation of Land Moving Forward for Recreation Campus

Expropriation of Land Moving Forward for Recreation Campus

It is important to understand, the City is able to secure additional land to expand the site. Qualico is an excellent 'city building partner' and extensive negotiations are occurring on a regular basis to ensure this site will be built to meet the communities growing...

Developing Land in Waverley West Neighbourhood B

Developing Land in Waverley West Neighbourhood B

The City of Winnipeg is undertaking a process to develop a Secondary Plan By-law for the area known as Waverley West Neighbourhood 'B'.   A Secondary Plan By-law relates to land use and provides policy direction on how land is to be developed (ie: location of roads,...

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