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One year until election, how’s Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman on campaign promises?

There’s one year left in his four-year term, but Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman hasn’t completed all of his campaign promises.

Bowman is slowly checking off his to-do list and on Thursday one of his promises came to fruition – opening a downtown off-leash dog park at Bonnycastle Park on Assiniboine Avenue. 270 more words


London rapid transit staff criticized for poor communication

London’s bus rapid transit plan is once again being criticized for poor communication with the public.

Ward 6 Coun. Phil Squire took city staff to task at Thursday’s rapid transit working group meeting over their failure to inform the public about a workshop planned for next week. 628 more words


London city council does a U-turn, approves 'temporary' downtown parking lots

City council has decided to renew three ‘temporary’ parking lots in downtown London after all.

City politicians voted 12-2 Monday night in favour of approving three parking lots Farhi Holdings Corp had applied for renewal. 448 more words


Downtown parking lot renewal hits road block at London city hall

The lack of a downtown parking strategy was lamented by London’s planning committee Monday night.

The planning and environment committee was set to debate whether to approval the renewal of three temporary surface parking lots in downtown London but some city politicians felt hamstrung by the absence of the parking plan. 622 more words


Sunday evening power problems cause SkyTrain disruption

There were a few hiccups in SkyTrain service Sunday evening.

TransLink spokesperson Jill Drews says the problems started shortly before 7 p.m.

“We became aware of a power issue. 104 more words



Bones of my birthplace,
splintering in rapid tow–
There’s no place like home?
John Biscello

GCTRA Completes Building Green Line Station

Renovation of the Lee-Shaker station on the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Green Line has been completed.

The $11.7 million upgrade involved removing and replacing the original platform and waiting shelters. 85 more words

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