April /avril 2021 

April 7, 2021 - 7 avril, 2021 

 

Canadians throw out over $1100 worth of food every year. 

Follow @WPGFoodCouncil to learn more about how to reduce your food waste and save some money.

Chaque personne au Canada jette plus de 1 100 $ de nourriture par an.

Suivez @WPGFoodCouncil pour en savoir plus sur les façons de gaspiller moins de nourriture et d’économiser de l’argent.

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June /juin 2021 

June 17, 2021 was a great day to officially open the new accessible boat launch at John Bruce Park on the Seine River with the Honourable Rochelle Squires, MLA for Riel!

Another great Save Our Seine River Environment Inc. project!

Thank you to my colleagues Kevin Klein and Shawn Nason for their financial support of this project!

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On June 17th, I was pleased to host the 4th annual Mark Dickof Memorial Scholarship Award, for student promotion of mental health awareness. This is a joint project of my office with the Manitoba School Boards Association and the Canadian Mental Health Association's Winnipeg and Manitoba Chapter. 

This year's inspiring young winners : Emma Gatz from Collège St. Norbert Collegiate & McKenzie Weddall of Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School!

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July /juillet 2021 

July 23, 2021

 

Friday was a big day, as the $400m Phase 1 at the North End Sewage Treatment Plant is now Federally, Provincially and City funded.

Thanks to Mayor Brian Bowman Dan Vandal Reg Helwer Derek Johnson, Interlake-Gimli and especially Terry Duguid who has pushed for action at NEWPCC for 15+ years.

Kudos to Rochelle Squires for her work on this file when she was Minister.

July 24, 2021

 

A great day in Sage Creek, at the opening of the new Tennis / Pickleball courts in Ron Duhamel Park, with the Sage Creek Residents Association, and Andrew Smith, MLA for Lagimodière. 

 

Sage Creek resident and Tennis enthusiast, Tim Yuen, blasted the ceremonial first serve!

August /août 2021 

August 5, 2021

Today was a great day in St.Vital dedicating the new mural. This project is a Glenlawn Collegiate initiative, using public art to celebrate Indigenous cultures and is another step on the path to reconciliation.

I was pleased to join Jamie Moses, MLA for St. Vital, Tom Ethans of Take Pride Winnipeg!, Jeannie Whitebird, Mandy van Leuwen and a team of young artists & poets from Glenlawn Collegiate to transform the tunnel.

The pedestrian tunnel between the St. Vital Library and the YMCA / Glenlawn Collegiate : before the renovation, after the renovation and now after the mural's unveiling. A great day for public art, celebration of Indigenous cultures and reconciliation in St. Vital!

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August 14, 2021

 

On Saturday, I celebrated Pakistan Independence Day with Terry Duguid and Masroor Khan at the beautiful new Crescent Drive Park pavillion.

Good city council turnout with Markus Chambers, Janice Leah Lukes and Scott Gillingham!

August 18, 2021 was a great day at the opening of Manitoba Building Trades Institute. 
It was good to see Malaya Marcelino, Tanya Adele, Zach Fleisher, Devi Sharma, Shawn Nason - Transcona City Councillor Vivian Armstrong Santos

August 18, 2021


Back at Seine River Retirement Residence for “Summer Camp” celebration. 
Good to join provincial colleagues and Dan Vandal on the election trail.

August 19, 2021 


Best ribbon-cutting photo ever! Opening the new washroom building at Little Mountain Park with Sherri-Lynn Rollins and Devi Sharma with the humans and canine users of the City's third biggest dog park.

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Belated photos from the August 19, 2021 opening of Crescent Drive Park pavilion. 
Excellent work by Sherri-Lynn Rollins, Jenny Gerbasi to make this happen. An excellent speech about the City's tree planting efforts by the "tree guy in budget talks" John Orlikow!

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August /août 2021 

September 3, 2021

I had great fun on the Tennis courts of Ron Duhamel Park in Sage Creek with George & Kevin Kylar, as they put on a free Tennis clinic. Another joint effort with the Sage Creek Residents' Association

September /septembre 2021 

September 8, 2021 at the Bishop Grandin Greenway with Mayor Bowman for the Indigenous Naming Knowledge Circle. This is the beginning of the process for the renaming of Bishop Grandin Boulevard, the Greenway and Grandin Street. Elders, survivors, knowledge keepers and leaders of Indigenous communities met to provide input.

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September 9, 2021

 

I was pleased to join Mayor Brian Bowman and my colleagues at the annual Winnipeg Indigenous Accord Signing Ceremony.

Excellent performance by Don Amero and many others.

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Saturday September 11, 2021,  was a great day for concerts in Royalwood!

Proud to sponsor three Curbside Concerts Canada concerts - The Sturgeons, JD Edwards and Gary Gach in three parks.

Thanks to Dan Vandal and Markus Chambers for stopping by and a special thanks to Andrew Smith for his organization help!

Saturday  September 11, 2021, was an eventful day in Royalwood.

I am proud to fund a tree planting project with Markus Chambers.

We were joined at the tree planting ceremony by MANY members of community, elder Carolyn Moar, Dan Vandal, Andrew Smith, Audrey Gordon and Save Our Seine River Environment Inc.

Kudos to the organizers!