Registration Period for Councillor candidates opens June 30
Released: 11:03 a.m.
Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg is advising that the campaign period for Winnipeg residents seeking election to the Office of City Councillor will begin tomorrow, June 30 at 8:30 a.m.
The 2022 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election is scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Eligible voters will have the opportunity to cast a ballot for Mayor, Councillor, and School Trustees.
The City Clerk’s Department, located on the main floor of the Susan A. Thompson Building, 510 Main Street, will be open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Individuals who wish to register as City Councillor candidates must register in-person with the Senior Election Official and are encouraged to make an appointment in advance.
The deadline for registration is Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. All candidates who wish to register must ensure the required information is included with their registration form. The list of requirements can be found in the Campaign Expenses and Contributions Guide.
Candidates must be registered prior to soliciting or collecting any campaign funding, expending any funds on their campaign (such as advertising), or borrowing funds.
The list of candidates will be published on the election website and updated as registrations are received.
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Cree Crescent
Released: 11:20 a.m.
Winnipeg, MB – At 7:17 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to an automatic alarm at a commercial building in the 100 block of Cree Crescent.
When crews arrived on-scene, they encountered smoke coming from a manufacturing area. The building’s fire suppression system was activated, which helped to confine the fire. Crews launched an offensive attack, extinguishing the fire. They declared the fire under control at 8:23 a.m..
Approximately 35 employees self-evacuated prior to crew arrival. No injuries were reported.
The building suffered fire damage to a portion of the building. The cause of the fire is under investigation and no damage estimates are available at this time.
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