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Help us create new Transit master plan

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

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

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

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

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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Community room a great addition at Ten Ten Sinclair

Community room a great addition at Ten Ten Sinclair

Earlier this fall, it was my pleasure to participate in the official opening of the newly renovated community room at Ten Ten Sinclair Housing. This renovation is part of our efforts to make Old Kildonan more accessible for people of all abilities. I am familiar with...

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École James Nisbet gets a little greener

École James Nisbet gets a little greener

PHOTO BY DARREN RIDGLEY Students at École James Nisbet School will be able to enjoy a little shade for generations to come thanks to the work of today’s generation. The school was named the City of Winnipeg’s Arbor Day School for 2019, a title bestowed by the City’s...

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SAFE program helping north Winnipeg

SAFE program helping north Winnipeg

PHOTO BY WINNIPEG FIRE PARAMEDIC SERVICE I want to wish a happy spring to all of you! This season is the perfect time to renew our commitment to safety. As we continue to cultivate safety in our homes and neighbourhoods, I am pleased to share details about the City of...

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