Richmond West

Welcome to the neighbourhood of Richmond West ! This page provides updates on issues I am working on, and information Richmond West residents may be interested in. 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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International Mother Language Plaza

International Mother Language Plaza

Photos: Doug Little Thank you media for covering this important project! CBC: Plaza and monument celebrating diverse languages unveiled in Winnipeg See: Video Listen: New monument gives space for people to gather and show respect for linguistic diversity Winnipeg Free...

Hawstead Road – Engineer’s Recommendation

Hawstead Road – Engineer’s Recommendation

In 2019 residents of Hawstead reached out to me to look at the speed and traffic volumes on Hawstead Road. See details of the Hawstead Road Traffic Calming Pilot. The City of Winnipeg conducted a pilot of one potential solution, which stimulated much discussion with...

Kirkbridge Drive Traffic Calming

Kirkbridge Drive Traffic Calming

Kirkbridge Drive provides a key connector access route to the neighbourhood of South Pointe and the new community of Waverley West. Kirkbridge Drive is a collector street with multiple curves and blind spots. There is a 30 km school zone, but excessive speeding is...

Construction Notice – Glenacres Cr – Millstream Wy to Millstream Wy

Construction Notice – Glenacres Cr – Millstream Wy to Millstream Wy

2021 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. Construction Start:...

Left-turn Signal – Pembina/Dalhousie/Bairdmore (south) Intersection

Left-turn Signal – Pembina/Dalhousie/Bairdmore (south) Intersection

I’ve received many requests for the installation of a left turn signal at Pembina/Dalhousie/Bairdmore (south) intersection. I had the engineers in the Public Works department study this intersection in 2017 (See Report) and then had them go out this past summer and...

Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

Photo Credit: SOU'WESTER Great tree planting in fall of 2020! Over 100 trees planted – thank you Susie Strachan of the Sou’wester community newspaper for covering this great activity! Putting down roots By: Susie Strachan     Posted: 09/25/2020 Young trees found new...

Hawstead Road Traffic Calming Pilot

Hawstead Road Traffic Calming Pilot

Residents of Hawstead Road reached out to me in early 2019 to see what I could do to calm the speeding traffic and reduce the volume of traffic on Hawstead Road.  I requested the engineers in the Public Works department study the problems and report back. In spring of...

Traffic Calming on Hawstead

Traffic Calming on Hawstead

In early January 2019 – residents of Hawstead Road contacted me to discuss speed and traffic volumes on their street. A meeting was organized at Smittie’s to hear their concerns. Following that meeting, I moved a motion to have the Public Works Department engineers...

Controlled Intersection – Sandusky Drive

Controlled Intersection – Sandusky Drive

On May 31, 2016, I had the Winnipeg Public Service to conduct a traffic study to determine if a controlled intersection or widening of the Sandusky Drive northbound turning lane is warranted due to existing traffic from Kirkbridge Park that backs up at the...

Traffic Study – Marrington Road and Kirbridge Park

Traffic Study – Marrington Road and Kirbridge Park

I received many calls to see if City engineers could improve pedestrian safety when accessing Kirkbridge Park. Marrington Road is a ‘cut through’ and has high volumes of traffic. Because of the park, many residents walk across the street to access it. On the east side...

Traffic Study – Keslar Road and Bairdmore Boulevard

Traffic Study – Keslar Road and Bairdmore Boulevard

With the growth in the new neighbourhoods in Waverley West (South Pointe, Prairie Pointe and the Neighbourhoods of Bridgwater) many roads are taking on more volumes of traffic. Bairdmore and Keslar Rd’s have seen an increase in traffic volumes and residents have been...

Speed Study and Traffic Count – Hawstead Road

Speed Study and Traffic Count – Hawstead Road

Residents of Hawstead Rd contacted me in January of 2020 seeking help to see if traffic calming measures could be installed on their street. Hawstead is a ‘cut through’ street and has very high volumes of traffic. On February 4, 2019, I moved a motion to have the...

Pembina Highway Apartment Development

Pembina Highway Apartment Development

Years of planning, and now this new development in Waverley West ward received finally approved. These two apartment towers ( north tower – 15 stories, south tower – 16 stories) will be constructed at 3015 Pembina Highway (former car dealership site). The two towers...

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...

Traffic Study – Tim Sale Drive And Kirkbridge Drive

Traffic Study – Tim Sale Drive And Kirkbridge Drive

On January 8, 2019 – The Public Works Committee asked that the public works department study and report back in 180 days (June or July). The Assiniboia Community Committee passed the following motion: WHEREAS school catchments for South Pointe School extend into...

Traffic Study – Marrington Road And Kirbridge Park

Traffic Study – Marrington Road And Kirbridge Park

On January 8, 2019 – The Public Works Committee asked that the public works department study and report back in 180 days (June or July). The Assiniboia Community Committee passed the following motion: WHEREAS Marrington Road is a key connector to Kirkbridge Drive...

Traffic Study – Left Turn Signal At Pembina And Bairdmore

Traffic Study – Left Turn Signal At Pembina And Bairdmore

On January 8th – The Public Works Committee asked that the public works department study and report back in 180 days (June or July). The Assiniboia Community Committee passed the following motion: WHEREAS southbound traffic on Pembina Highway is increasing due to the...

Traffic Calming On Hawstead Rd

Traffic Calming On Hawstead Rd

In early January 2019,  I met with Jane R. and a group of residents who live on Hawstead Rd. to discuss the history of the traffic volumes and current traffic volume conditions. Hawstead is a residential ‘cut through’ road for many people wanting to access either the...

New Climbing Net In Bairdmore Park

New Climbing Net In Bairdmore Park

Huge congratulations and thank you to the Bairdmore School Parent Advisory Council for holding bake sales, movie nights, plant sales and more bake sales to help contribute to the new playstructure net recently installed in Bairdmore Park. And thank you for...

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...

A Fix to Rooming-House Problem Near U of M

A Fix to Rooming-House Problem Near U of M

Here is an overview of another potential development on Pembina Highway. I encourage you to read this comprehensive overview. Thank you to the Winnipeg Free Press for covering this important project:   A fix to rooming-house problem near U of M Winnipeg Free...

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...

Kirkbridge Park & Richmond West Neighbourhoods Association

Kirkbridge Park & Richmond West Neighbourhoods Association

I'm very pleased to be a part of the resurrection of the Richmond West Neighbourhoods Association!  The RWNA was very active a few years back in the improvement of Kirkbridge Park, and we are currently working on a number of new initiatives, challenges and...

Kirkbridge Park Upgrades – June 10 Community Meeting

Kirkbridge Park Upgrades – June 10 Community Meeting

We have an opportunity to complete some upgrades to Kirkbridge Park, and I would like to hear YOUR thoughts!  Would you like to see additional benches installed?  More trees? Washroom facilities?  Or something else?   Our parks are a vital component of our community,...

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Upcoming Events

  1. MASC Fall 50/50 – Help Support PAL (55+)

    September 1 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
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    November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Celebration of Cultural Diversity

    December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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