Winnipeg group calls for less policing, more community resources following recent violence

A grassroots group in Winnipeg is calling for less policing after a violent, deadly few weeks in the city.The group of residents and community workers gathered at the Bell Tower on Selkirk Avenue Thursday to voice their call to action....

Winnipeg to partner with Harvard University to find ways to reduce police demand

The city of Winnipeg is hoping to reduce the number of non-emergency calls Winnipeg police are sent to by partnering with Harvard University researchers in what they’re calling a “unique initiative.”Called the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, the program aims...

Low income bus pass coming to Winnipeg Transit

A bus pass meant to help less fortunate Winnipeggers has passed the final hurdle.Winnipeg city council approved the proposed low-income bus pass program Thursday. Pleased to introduce Winnipeg's first Low Income Bus Pass program! Effective April 2020, Winnipeg's Low Income...

City of Winnipeg salary report released; former CAO tops the list in earnings

Former City of Winnipeg CAO Doug McNeil tops the list of city employee salaries for 2018.The City of Winnipeg released its compensation disclosure report for 2018 Thursday, which it does every year.McNeil was paid $266,000. Police Chief Danny Smyth is...

Hey, big spender: Winnipeg councillors’ expense report audits done

Jeff Browaty is the hungriest, while Devi Sharma is a big talker.Audits have been completed for last year’s spending by Winnipeg city councillors and the mayor, and it shows who spent what for several categories. Keep in mind there are...

‘It’s happening in every neighborhood’: Winnipeg police see dramatic spike in property crime

Property crimes have spiked significantly in 2019, with the latest stats from the police showing a one-month year-over-year increase of more than 40 per cent.In March 2018, there were 2,509 incidents of property crime reported to police. In March of...

It has been done before, says Bowman of 24/7 construction

May 27 2019 6:56pm Winnipeg mayor Brian Bowman says he is committed to finding efficient ways to get city roads repaired this season. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var...

City strikes task force to talk 24-7 road construction

May 27 2019 6:45pm As road work/detour season begins, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says the city is again looking at the possibility of round-the-clock construction. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" )...

City reveals contents of time capsule from 1965

May 21 2019 2:02pm Officials were on hand at City Hall Tuesday for the opening of a time capsule tucked away when the Public Safety building was built in 1965. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if(...

Winnipeg city council votes to spent gas tax money on roads, active transportation

Winnipeg’s city council voted to spend an estimated $40 million in federal gas tax funding on roads, active transportation and road safety Thursday.Half of the money will be spent this year, and the other half will be reserved for the...
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