Coronavirus outbreak: Winnipeg mayor to await council vote on potential state of emergency

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman announced Wednesday he would wait until after council has met on Friday for a decision on whether a state of emergency will be called in the city. Council will vote on a motion considering a state...

Winnipeg Police Association wins grievance over pension battle with city

An arbitrator has ruled in favour of the Winnipeg Police Association in their battle with the city over the police pension plan.The police union has been awarded $40,000 in damages and each member has been awarded $400.“I have determined that...

Coronavirus outbreak: Winnipeg to close city playgrounds, suspend residential parking fines

March 27 2020 5:42pm The City of Winnipeg announced Friday it would close city-owned playgrounds, suspend all permits for special events and forego parking tickets for time-limit violations on residential streets during the COVID-19 pandemic. ' }); } else {...

City of Winnipeg to give update on COVID-19 response Friday

The City of Winnipeg will give an update on its response to the COVID-19 outbreak Friday.Mayor Brian Bowman and Jason Shaw, manager of the city’s emergency operations centre, are scheduled to give the update at 3:15 p.m.Global News will livestream...

Bowman to host interactive discussion for kids about COVID-19

Posted March 26, 2020 12:16 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg’s mayor is taking to social media to answer local kids’ questions about the coronavirus pandemic.Brian Bowman says he’ll host...

Coronavirus: Winnipeg mayor, council looking at tax deferrals, potential for state of emergency

The City of Winnipeg is looking into the possibility of deferring property and business taxes during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Mayor Brian Bowman says it might take a while to reach a decision.Bowman told 680 CJOB that the city’s...

City of Winnipeg to give update on coronavirus response Tuesday afternoon

Posted March 24, 2020 2:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The City of Winnipeg is set to give an update on its response to the novel coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday.A...

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman talks about the city’s first presumptive case of COVID-19

March 12 2020 1:12pm Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman talks about the city’s response to the first presumptive case of COVID-19. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(...

No need for yearly audit of Winnipeg councillors’, mayor’s expenses: report

A report going before Winnipeg city council suggests the city no longer audit the ward expenses for local councillors or the mayor. The report, heading to executive policy committee Tuesday morning, recommends changing the Councillors’ Ward Allowance Fund Policy to...

Cost to plant 1M trees in Winnipeg is $43M, city report says

Too bad money doesn’t grow on trees. According to a new report presented to the City of Winnipeg’s protection, community services and parks committee, Mayor Brian Bowman’s goal of planting one million trees will cost about $43 million over the...
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