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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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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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New Garden City Collegiate track complete

New Garden City Collegiate track complete

The new track at Garden City Collegiate is a runner's dream. Crisp white paint lays out the lanes on a pristine surface, covered in crimson rubber. The project was recently finished, with help from city councillors Devi Sharma (Old Kildonan) and Brian Mayes (St....

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Promoting Safety in our neighbourhoods

Promoting Safety in our neighbourhoods

Living in a vibrant and safe community is important to all of us. We all have a role in promoting and supporting the security of our neighbourhoods. I know many of you have joined neighbourhood watch groups, stay consistently vigilant in reporting suspicious activity...

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Anthology shares powerful pandemic reflections

Anthology shares powerful pandemic reflections

With summer finally here, it seems brighter days are ahead of us. The midpoint of summer break often presents an opportunity to reflect on the growth during the last school year and look towards a more hopeful future. We should congratulate all our students on the...

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Making our intersections safer

Making our intersections safer

Many of you may be aware of the concerns surrounding the McPhillips Street and Templeton Avenue intersections. It’s become clear that the level of traffic these intersections now handle is much more than they were originally designed for. I’ve heard your concerns...

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