Fairfield Park

Welcome to the Fairfield Park neighbourhood updates page! This page covers issues I’m working on that are specific to the Fairfield neighbhourhood. Please also check my Weekly Updates page which contains many local topics and issues occurring in the Waverley West ward – and some relevant City issues. Please also know you can contact me anytime with questions or concerns.

Much gratitude to the VOLUNTEERS of the Richmond West – Fairfield Park Residents Association for all the advocacy, events and activities they do to improve the quality of life for residents!

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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...

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...

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...

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,...

3 Way Stop Signs Approved – Keslar and Bairdmore

3 Way Stop Signs Approved – Keslar and Bairdmore

Since 2018, I’ve had this intersection studied every two years to see if a 3 way stop sign met criteria, and finally, the public service is recommending the installation of a 3-way stop sign at Keslar Road and Bairdmore Blvd.  I’ve received many calls from residents...

Speed Changing on Bison Drive

Speed Changing on Bison Drive

Speed limits will be changing from 80km/h to 60 km/h.  on Bison Drive. The speed will be reduced on Bison Drive to 60km/h between the entrance of Superstore and 100 metres west of Barnes Ave.  The Public Service recently conducted a review of speed limits on Bison...

The Arc Opens

The Arc Opens

Photos Credit: MIKAELA MACKENZIE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Welcoming students from all around the world. So wonderful to have this beautiful, safe accommodation! Thank you Henry and team! Thank you Winnipeg Free Press for covering this interesting news. Fire on upper...

Bison Pointe III Apartments

Bison Pointe III Apartments

Bison Pointe III apartments are located on the south side of Bison Drive between Barnes Street and Pembina Highway in the Fairfield Park neighbourhood. The development includes a six-storey  multifamily apartment building encompassing 69 dwelling units to the south of...

The Fairfield Apartments

The Fairfield Apartments

This development is located on the west side of Barnes Street, between Bison Drive and Lee Boulevard, in the Fairfield Park Neighbourhood of the Waverley West Ward. A one-storey church building is currently located on the site and will remain.  The existing property...

Traffic Calming on Lee Blvd 

Traffic Calming on Lee Blvd 

The City of Winnipeg conducted a speed and traffic calming study of Lee Boulevard in 2018. At that time the Public Service did not recommend any traffic calming infrastructure be applied to the residential section of Lee Boulevard. Multi-family dwellings on Shore...

2537 Pembina Development (Phase 2)

2537 Pembina Development (Phase 2)

May 27, 2022 Update: Plans were approved for 2537 Pembina Highway (See Plan Approval, Submitted Plans and Submission). The proposed mixed-use building is now to be 16 storeys in height and will have 349 residential dwelling units. The main floor of the building will...

Bison Pointe Pathway Widening

Bison Pointe Pathway Widening

I’m very pleased to announce this heavily used connector pathway is being widened! Located between the Mosaic and Bison Pointe. This pathway is a key connector to many multi-family units, and the neighbourhood of Fairfield Park and provides excellent access to Bison...

Traffic Study – Lee Boulevard and Waverley Street

Traffic Study – Lee Boulevard and Waverley Street

Residents contacted me because they were concerned about speeding on Lee Boulevard. Excessive development in the area, combined with residents from the apartments using Lee Blvd to exist vs Bison Rd seems to be resulting in much speeding on the entire length of Lee...

Traffic Study – Keslar Road

Traffic Study – Keslar Road

Residents were contacting me asking for improved safety and traffic calming measures on Keslar Road. Many new homes and apartments had been constructed on Lee Blvd. There is a playstructure and park located on Keslar, and many children and families were now using...

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...

Video Shows Arson Suspects at High-Rise Fire

Video Shows Arson Suspects at High-Rise Fire

Photo Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO   Video camera recordings indicate the fire at 2525 Pembina appears to be arson. If you have seen anything suspicious, even the smallest occurrence that seems odd, please contact Winnipeg Police at 204-986-6222. Thank...

30km School Zone, Speed Tables & 3-Way Stop Signs on Kelsar Ave

30km School Zone, Speed Tables & 3-Way Stop Signs on Kelsar Ave

New 30km school zone signs and two new speed tables were recently installed on Keslar Ave following a motion to study speed and safety on this street. I’ve received inquires as to why the 30km school zone signs went in. The City of Winnipeg is authorized to install...

Kirkbridge Park Playstructure Upgrade

Kirkbridge Park Playstructure Upgrade

As part of the ongoing upgrade of Kirkbridge Park upgrades, the final design has been selected for the toddler playstructure improvements (playstructure at Bairdmore / Sandusky entrance). The swing set and larger monkey bar structure are in good condition and are...

Update On New Housing On Pembina, University Crescent And Snow Street

Update On New Housing On Pembina, University Crescent And Snow Street

I’ve prepared an update that highlights ALL the new apartments being constructed on Pembina Highway and University Crescent. There are over 1200 units, that are one, two and three bedrooms. All of these units have been approved over the past 4 ½ years and all are...

Bison-Shore Valve Replacement Work – August 9, 2019 Evening

Bison-Shore Valve Replacement Work – August 9, 2019 Evening

On the night of Friday August 9, 2019  crews will be shutting down a section of the Shore Street feedermain, near Shore Street and Bison Drive, in order to facilitate valve replacement work. The water main shut down will not affect water supply to any customers,...

Traffic Study – Keslar Road

Traffic Study – Keslar Road

In June 2018, I moved a motion to have  the Winnipeg Public Service to conduct a traffic study to determine if the following are warranted: Traffic calming measures for Keslar Road. Three-way stop sign at Keslar Road and Langley Bay. Three-way stop sign at Keslar Road...

History Of The Fairfield Park Name

History Of The Fairfield Park Name

Prepared by the City of Winnipeg Archives         Last Revised: March 21, 2019 See Report Here Staff noted that while much of the growth and development of the Fairfield Park area has taken place over the last 20 years, the name “Fairfield” has a longer history. One...

The Arc

The Arc

Watch Live Camera of Construction Site See Short Video:  Architect’s Rendition of 2525 Pembina Highway Construction has begun on The Arc, a new 570 bed mixed-use student housing community, located directly across from the entrance of the University of Manitoba's main...

Community Tours New Southeast Collegiate

Community Tours New Southeast Collegiate

We’ve all been watching the construction of the new Southeast Collegiate on Lee Boulevard and I thought it would be great if the community could have a sneak peak inside the Collegiate before the official opening in Fall of 2018. I reached out to the amazing staff and...

Kirkbridge Park Upgrades

Kirkbridge Park Upgrades

Kirkbridge Park receives $345,000 investment in park upgrades Very exciting to see this three year project become a reality! I’ve worked with the Richmond West Neighbourhood Association and area residents to identify and prioritize upgrades. Community parks play a...

OPEN HOUSE at Southeast Collegiate for Area Residents

OPEN HOUSE at Southeast Collegiate for Area Residents

I reached out to Ms Sheryl McCorrister, of Southeast Collegiate to ask if area residents could have a tour of the facility and learn more about activities, and opportunities now associated with this beautiful brand new facility. Ms McCorrister and staff were extremely...

Student Housing Complex Approved

Student Housing Complex Approved

A few years of work to make this student housing project a reality at 2525 Pembina Hwy across from University of Manitoba! Very pleased to be working with the team at Campus Suites to bring this complex to life!   The is a high level artistic image of what will...

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...

Kirkbridge Park Improvements

Kirkbridge Park Improvements

I’m very pleased to announce funding for upgrades in Kirkbridge  Park and a decision on the baseball diamond fencing.  The park upgrades and fencing discussion have been a year in the making, thus a rather lengthy update on this page. I am also available to discuss...

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