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Police Looking for Witnesses to Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision

WINNIPEG - A pedestrian was sent to hospital in unstable condition after she was struck by a car yesterday just before noon. The woman was in the 100 block of Clonard Avenue when the accident occurred. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The…

Extended Snow Route Parking Ban Lifted

WINNIPEG - The Extended Snow-Route Parking Ban has now been lifted. The Annual Snow Route Parking Ban remains in effect nightly from 2 A.M. to 7 A.M. on designated snow route streets until March 1, 2020.

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Police Looking for Witnesses to Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision

WINNIPEG - A pedestrian was sent to hospital in unstable condition after she was struck by a car yesterday just before noon. The woman was in the 100 block of Clonard Avenue when the accident occurred. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The…

Extended Snow Route Parking Ban Lifted

WINNIPEG - The Extended Snow-Route Parking Ban has now been lifted. The Annual Snow Route Parking Ban remains in effect nightly from 2 A.M. to 7 A.M. on designated snow route streets until March 1, 2020.

Winnipeg Snow Route Parking Ban

WINNIPEG - The City of Winnipeg announced today that the Extended Snow Route Parking Ban is in effect starting at midnight. Crews will begin major clearing operations on main routes, bus routes and collector streets. The Snow Route Parking Ban will be in effect starting Friday January 10 at midnight and remain in effect until…

Winnipeg Foundation Announces $5.27 Million in Grants

WINNIPEG -The Winnipeg Foundation has announced $5.27 million in grants support for mental health, addictions and community safety programming. At its Annual Celebration at the Spence Neighbourhood Association Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre, The Winnipeg Foundation announced new strategic grants support totalling $5.27 million for charities that work in mental health, addictions and community safety. It…

Winnipeg Recycling Tips For the Holiday's

WINNIPEG – With all that wrapping what can be recycled and what can't be? The City of Winnipeg provided a list of items that are not recyclable. The items below do not belong in your recycling: Ribbon and wrapping paper Foam packaging (Styrofoam) Gift bags Plastic bags Christmas lights, light strands Toys Disposable cutlery and…

Winnipeg Transit Fares Going UP

WINNIPEG - Despite a large profit in 2018 that resulted in no fare increase for most in 2019, the City said Winnipeg Transit fares will be going up on January 1, 2020. Full cash fares will be $3.00. Senior and Youth cash fares will be $2.50. New rates for tickets and passes will also be…

The Future of Our Past Neglect

Welcome to the future of yesterday’s bad decisions. The problems we face today are a result of decisions we made or ones we declined to make in the past. For the City of Winnipeg, the financial crunch faced by Council may be this budget cycle’s problem, but its origins lie many, many years in the…

New Online Snow-Clearing Portal Launches

WINNIPEG - A new online portal was launched today, designed to make accessing snow clearing information easier for Winnipeggers. Winnipeg.ca/snow includes winter parking ban information, a comprehensive FAQ, and – most notably – a new snow clearing status map for major snow plowing operations. Residents can now check on crews’ progress during major plowing operations…

Santa Bus Hits the Road December 1

WINNIPEG - The Santa Bus is driving holiday spirit starting Sunday, December 1 until Tuesday, December 24. Winnipeg Transit bus #142 will feature larger-than-life vinyl graphics of Santa and his reindeer. All cash fares and donations collected on the Santa Bus will go directly to the Christmas Cheer Board. The Santa Bus has been on…

Parking Ban Begins on Sunday

WINNIPEG - The City's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban begins this Sunday, December1 at 2 a.m. Drivers are reminded that they may not park on streets designated as snow routes between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. The Annual Snow Route Parking Ban is in effect from December 1 to March 1. Snow routes are a…

Police Service Receives $500,000 from Province for Specialized Equipment

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is investing more than half a million dollars in specialized equipment and training for the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS), including $20,000 to support a new educational video and expand public outreach to help people avoid or leave gang involvement. Developed by the Gang Action Interagency Network (GAIN) in partnership with…

Changes Coming to South Perimeter Highway

WINNIPEG - Significant changes are coming to the South Perimeter Highway to improve safety for drivers, the Manitoba Government announced today. The changes will increase safety for drivers accessing the Brady Road Landfill and those who drive through the area. The changes are a response to the many collisions and near-misses in the area. Approximately…

Fatal Accident on Perimeter Highway

WINNIPEG - A collision on the Perimeter Highway has claimed the life of a 19 year-old man from Rockwood. Yesterday, at around 9:00 A.M. RCMP responded to a multi-vehicle accident on the Perimeter Highway at Brady Road. The initial investigation has determined that a car travelling east on the Perimeter was struck by a semi,…

62 Year-Old Winnipeg Woman Killed in Motorcycle Collision on Highway 59

WINNIPEG - A 62 year-old Winnipeg woman has died after her motorcycle was struck by a truck yesterday afternoon. The victim was travelling on highway 59 when a pickup truck travelling on Oak Grove Road went through the stop sign and collided with her motorcycle. The 16 year-old male driver of the truck had minor…

Library Launches Instrument Lending Program

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Public Library has launched a new Instrument Lending Library Program at the Millennium Library. The program, sponsored by Sun Life has donated more than 150 instruments cases and accessories that can be borrowed by the public with a library card. Some of the instruments available are: guitars, mandolins, violins, portable keyboards,…

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