City of Winnipeg does U-turn on controversial U-Pass cuts

Some controversial proposed cuts to the City of Winnipeg’s budget have been reconsidered, based on a vote at the city’s executive policy committee on Wednesday.One of those changes is to the U-Pass transit program, which is now set to stick...

Reaction mostly positive to Winnipeg city budget, but U-Pass cut riles students

The City of Winnipeg has tabled their proposed four-year budget and the reactions are rolling in.Highlights of the budget include the elimination of the transit UPass for post-secondary students, a reduction in leisure guide programming, a fire paramedic hall for...

How can Winnipeg improve its bus system? Author of book on transit has ideas

Are buses the best option for public transit in Winnipeg?Steven Higashide might know the answer. Higashide – who wrote the book Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit – has been studying...

Winnipeg facing $1.1-million deficit, according to year-end financial update

The City of Winnipeg says it will need to dig into its reserves to end off 2019 in the black. The city’s latest financial update, released Monday, shows its operating budget facing a year-end deficit of $1.1 million. That’s down...

Winnipeg facing $6.7 million deficit following October storm: city report

Ongoing efforts to clean up after the Thanksgiving weekend storm that leveled tens of thousands of trees across Winnipeg is putting a strain on city coffers, according to the city’s latest financial update.In a report released Monday, the city said...

City eyeing pedestrian safety improvements on Ness Avenue: St. James councillor

The city councillor for St. James is looking into possible improvements to a busy intersection in his area that saw two teens rushed to hospital after being struck by a car Wednesday morning.Coun. Scott Gillingham told 680 CJOB there have...

October storm contributes to Winnipeg’s year-end deficit, now at $9.4 million

The October storm has resulted in an additional $5 million added to this year’s deficit, the City of Winnipeg said Monday.That deficit is now projected at $9.4 million. READ MORE: Winnipeg declares state of emergency after devastating storm grips city...

Scott Gillingham chats safety concerns in St. James

October 29 2019 12:11pm St. James councillor Scott Gillingham discusses the concerns he’s heard from residents about crime and safety, and looks to the future stressing a need for collaboration. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if(...

Winnipeg’s deficit shrinks to $6.9 million for the year

Posted October 7, 2019 11:38 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The City of Winnipeg’s deficit continues to shrink and is now expected to be at $6.9 million for the year,...

Excessive snowfall to blame for Winnipeg’s first-quarter deficit

An above-average dumping of snow is to blame for the city’s first quarter financial shortfall, according to a report that will be presented Friday.The first quarter financial status report and forecast is projecting a deficit in the General Revenue Fund...
Loading posts...

All posts loaded

No more posts