News & Updates

New requirements for designated medical cannabis growers

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 New requirements for designated medical cannabis growers Designated cannabis production facilities no longer permitted in residential areas under new licensing program Winnipeg, MB – Designated medical cannabis growers in Winnipeg will...

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Local upgrades continue in our community

Local upgrades continue in our community

As your city councillor, I have recognized and heard our community’s need for more free recreational family activities. I was so excited to finally announce on July 4 that we will be having a new free outdoor spray pad in Adsum Park at the Maples Community Centre....

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Splash pad coming to Adsum Park

Splash pad coming to Adsum Park

Coun. Devi Sharma (Old Kildonan) advocated the splash pad through city hall and said the spot near the Maples Multiplex Arena and Seven Oaks Pool was a natural fit, both because it’s an established recreation hub and because it serves a large catchment area. “The next...

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Park rental process now much simpler

Park rental process now much simpler

With the arrival of warmer weather, our family looks forward to engaging with all that Winnipeg’s summers have to offer, and I hope your family does as well. Many of you use city parks to hold family and community events. In past years, I know there have been...

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Spring means warm weather… and cleanup

Spring means warm weather… and cleanup

After a long winter of record snowfalls and frost, things are looking brighter and warmer, as we emerge into spring. Every year, when the snow melts, we are left with many potholes in our streets from the freeze-thaw cycles of our weather. The city fixes potholes...

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Regulating residential cannabis cultivation

Regulating residential cannabis cultivation

Over the last few years, many of you have raised concerns about the cultivation of medical cannabis in residential areas. I’ve heard your concerns — and now all of city council has, too — about the noise problems, safety issues, property value worries, and health...

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New housing development coming to the Maples

New housing development coming to the Maples

A new development at 1325 Jefferson Ave. is underway after a groundbreaking that took place two weeks ago. "It feels great," said Nigel Furgus, president of Paragon Design Build. "Because I’ve been wanting to do a project in this part of the city for some time." Read...

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Keeping wildlife safe around retention ponds

Keeping wildlife safe around retention ponds

Each fall, we notice the abundance of birds in our city, especially near our retention ponds, as they fly along their migration pathways. Many of us love seeing wildlife, and some may even want to feed these birds. It’s important to remember that feeding wildlife,...

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