Tag: city council

Is Russ Wyatt Considering Run For Mayor?

Posted: October 30th, 2017 at 10:00am Featured, NEWS, POLITICS
WINNIPEG, MB - Rumors have been swirling that Russ Wyatt might try for Winnipeg's top job. Well, the Transcona councillor has answered the question. He says right now, he's not…

Winnipeg City Council Will Present “Final” Offer

Posted: May 19th, 2017 at 6:30pm Featured, NEWS
WINNIPEG, MB - The Winnipeg City Council will soon be offering the "final" offer in an attempt to reach a settlement with city workers. The workers have been without a…

Brandon City Council Approves 2017 Budget

Posted: January 22nd, 2017 at 5:00pm brandon, Featured, manitoba, NEWS
BRANDON, MB — Following weekend deliberations, Brandon City Council has approved the City of Brandon's 2017 municipal budget. The $81.9-million operating budget represents a municipal tax increase of 0.94 per…

Brandon 911 dispatchers getting 16.5% raise

Posted: July 25th, 2016 at 5:00pm Featured, NEWS
BRANDON — 911 operators will receive a big raise over the next six years. City council in Brandon has voted to accept a new contract with compensation rising 16.5 per…

New Arlington Bridge design up for approval

Posted: June 25th, 2016 at 2:30pm Featured, NEWS
It appears Winnipeg will replace the Arlington Bridge. A design proposal calls for a three lane crossing to be constructed beside the current structure. Two lanes would head northbound while…

Hydro approves land sale to Winnipeg

Posted: June 14th, 2016 at 7:00pm Featured, NEWS
Manitoba Hydro's board has agreed to sell the city land. It's needed for the southwest rapid transit corridor. Winnipeg initially negotiated a value of $4.6-million for the 16 acres. A…

Hydro quadruples rapid transit land cost

Posted: June 8th, 2016 at 4:07pm Featured, NEWS
The price of land needed from Manitoba Hydro for the next phase of rapid transit has skyrocketed. The public utility says a third-party has appraised the land at just over…

WFPS seeking $11.8M budget boost

Posted: March 7th, 2016 at 7:00pm Featured, NEWS
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is about to get an $11.8-million boost to its budget. That will bring the total funding to about $190-million per year. The service will be adding…

Big tax and service fee hikes proposed

Posted: March 2nd, 2016 at 3:27pm Featured, NEWS
There's a price to pay for owning property in Winnipeg. The city has proposed a 2.33 per cent tax hike on land in its latest budget. Will cost you big…

Morden appoints youth member to council

Posted: February 1st, 2016 at 11:26am Featured, NEWS, POLITICS
Morden has appointed its Youth Member to city council. Mayor Ken Wiebe says they're pleased to welcome 17-year-old Payam Salimi. "We value this role for the insight that it brings…
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