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Roads in Polo Park Area Remain Closed Due to Gas Leak

WINNIPEG, MB - Businesses and homes lost power, were evacuated and many roads closed due to the potential for an explosion given a gas leak was in the area. The gas leak was first reported around 3:30 PM yesterday, April 12th. The leak was the cause for the evacuation of the Polo Park Mall and…

Streets Are Closing For Whiteout Party

WINNIPEG, MB - The Whiteout Party is about to begin and that means some streets will be closing early Wednesday, plan accordingly. Tomorrow beginning at noon southbound Donald Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue will be closed for the Street Party and remain closed until1:00 AM on Thursday, April 12. The street closure means…

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Roads in Polo Park Area Remain Closed Due to Gas Leak

WINNIPEG, MB - Businesses and homes lost power, were evacuated and many roads closed due to the potential for an explosion given a gas leak was in the area. The gas leak was first reported around 3:30 PM yesterday, April 12th. The leak was the cause for the evacuation of the Polo Park Mall and…

Streets Are Closing For Whiteout Party

WINNIPEG, MB - The Whiteout Party is about to begin and that means some streets will be closing early Wednesday, plan accordingly. Tomorrow beginning at noon southbound Donald Street between Portage Avenue and Graham Avenue will be closed for the Street Party and remain closed until1:00 AM on Thursday, April 12. The street closure means…

Crews Battle Early Morning Fire on Balmoral

WINNIPEG, MB - A portion of Balmoral is closed as crews battle a fire that broke out early this morning. According to a tweet by UFFW the fire started around 2:30 AM. There are no reports of any injuries at this time. There have been reports that Balmoral between Notre Dame and Cumberland is closed…

Widening Route 90 Input Wanted by City

WINNIPEG, MB - The City wants your opinion on the development and design for widening Route 90 between Taylor and Ness. This particular route needs to be upgraded because of current and future traffic volumes, to accommodate new and future redevelopment, and to meet the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and transit users. Items that need…

One Lane in Both Directions for Sewer Work on McPhillips Street

WINNIPEG, MB - City of Winnipeg will begin working on the sewer line which will have an impact on traffic beginning Monday. Starting Monday at noon and running until the work is complete, which is estimated to be the end of the month, the north and southbound lanes on McPhillips Street between Logan Avenue and…

Winnipeg Street Parking Rates Increase by $1.50

WINNIPEG, MB - It's not an April Fools joke. On-street parking rates are going up by $1.50 as of April 1 and the discount for paying a parking ticket early is also being reduced. The City says the change could take approximately six to eight weeks to fully implement because each individual pay station needs…

Police Remind Drivers - School Zones Take NO Breaks

WINNIPEG, MB - The Winnipeg Police put out a tweet yesterday reminding drivers about School Zones. Drivers need to be aware that in Winnipeg, the school zone speed limit will be enforced during spring break and other school holidays. Be sure to follow the posted limit during the times indicated. File photo and Twitter

Car Crashes Into Fire Station

WINNIPEG, MB - A car crashed into a Winnipeg Fire Station early this morning in St. Boniface. The crash happened at Fire Station No. 9 on 864 Marion Street sometime around 5 AM. Police have not provided any information on the conditions of the people that were injured, however a tweet by the United Firefighters…

Stolen Vehicle Crash Sends Two to Hospital

WINNIPEG, MB - A stolen car that crashed this morning in Point Douglas sent two people to hospital. Early this morning, around 5:00 AM, police located the stolen vehicle and attempted to pull the vehicle over, however the vehicle took off. A short pursuit ended with the stolen vehicle crashing into a barrier at the…

Lanes Closed McPhillips at Leila to Fix Sink Hole

WINNIPEG, MB - As Manitoba Post reported Wednesday, a sink hole has appeared at McPhillips and Leila, causing traffic issues. The City has now said all lanes on northbound McPhillips Street at Leila Avenue have been completely closed to traffic until repairs related to a sinkhole are completed. While repairs are underway, vehicles travelling along…

Sink Hole Causing Traffic Issues on McPhillips

WINNIPEG, MB - A sink hole has appeared at McPhillips Street and Lelia Avenue and is creating some small traffic issues. On Tuesday afternoon Winnipeg Police tweeted warning drivers of the situation. The sink hole will likely be resolved today (Wednesday March 21). Photo - Google Maps

Self-Driving Car Hits & Kills a Woman in Arizona

WORLD NEWS - Uber slammed the breaks on its self-driving car program on Monday after one of its vehicles struck and killed a woman in Arizona. Jane Lanhee Lee has more in this Reuters News video report.

Pedestrian Stuck at Portage and Donald

WINNIPEG, MB - A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Portage and Donald today. At this time no information has been provided by Winnipeg Police on the condition of the pedestrian or the cause of the accident. Manitoba Post will continue to follow the story and provide details as they become available. Kevin Klein,…

Residential Parking Ban Lifted in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB - The City of Winnipeg has officially lifted the Residential Parking Ban as of this morning at 7AM. The City said in an email that if some streets have been missed or only partially cleared, crews will return in the coming days to take care of any outstanding snow clearing. You can now…

Winter Storm Weather Statement for Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB - Environment Canada issued a special weather statement because of a major winter storm that is expected to hit Winnipeg beginning Sunday evening. A entirely different storm from Saskatchewan will spread some accumulating snow into southern Manitoba this weekend. The more significant system, a Colorado Low, is expected to hit southern Manitoba late…

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