News & Updates

Traffic signals coming to new neighbourhoods

This year has tested our resilience in so many ways. It has been full of many concerns, ranging from mitigating the spread of COVID-19 to adjusting to new experiences at work and school. Despite the many matters we have on our minds, I want to assure you that I...

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Have your say on the draft Winnipeg Transit Master Plan

Frequent transit service connects communities across the city in a comprehensive network anchored by three rapid lines; a historic downtown landmark is reborn as a central hub in the public transportation system; and transit is made more accessible for people of all...

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Creating safe and walkable communities

I hope you’re all staying healthy and safe. During this unique summer, many of us have been spending more time outdoors. Our neighbourhoods are full of many walkable spaces, from the new Chief Peguis Greenway to the Seven Oaks Arena indoor walking track. These...

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Help us create new Transit master plan

Our communities are growing and this calls for strategic planning of investments in our public transit system. When efforts to create a new Winnipeg Transit master plan were announced, I was excited to work towards solutions to bring bus service to our newer areas and...

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Staying safe during slower summer

Photo from June 2018, when Councillor Devi Sharma delivered one of the first Please Slow Down signs to Tracy Bajno, a resident of Amber Trails. If these last few months have been any indication, our communities truly come together during uncertain times. There have...

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It’s a different kind of spring

I’m hoping each of you are staying healthy, taking steps for the well-being of you and your family, and finding reasons for optimism during these challenging times. There are many things that are different this spring compared to other years as COVID-19 has affected...

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Carolling for a cause

For the past few years, Hunter Scott has carolled with neighbours throughout his community of Garden City, raising money for Siloam Mission. This year, I personally had an opportunity to join 10-yearold Hunter, his family, and many residents in this holiday tradition,...

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A powerful project

In John McCrae’s famous poem In Flanders Fields, he writes, "To you from failing hands we throw the torch; be yours to hold it high." Over time, "passing the torch" has become a term used to designate continuity from one generation to the next. Thus, it’s so...

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