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Letters: May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...Jenny Motkaluk, in her statement that Winnipeg must make better sewage treatment a top spending priority. The $11.6 million dollar plans for opening Portage and Main to pedestrians, and the rapid transit legs, should be set aside. The cost of Phase 2 of the Southwest Transitway alone is $467 million. Meanwhile,...

Constable who wants to be mayor says he wouldn’t be be a police puppet

May 29, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...capacity to do our jobs, and we don't have the political will to make the necessary changes," he said. Diack also said he's OK with reopening the Portage and Main intersection to pedestrians but says the city has more important issues, such as safety, to deal with first. He also said he would like to see more...

Winnipeg 2018: The mayoral race where no one campaigns

May 27, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...but declined to answer questions from reporters. All she revealed about her platform is her opposition to a pair of Bowman priorities: reopening Portage and Main to pedestrians, and building more legs of rapid transit. Wilson, the former mayor of Morden, Man., held one media availability where he entertained...

Let’s have a Portage and Main plebiscite

May 11, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...we will have more patios, more bike paths, more jobs, more money and overall, more happier people. Swanson is right when he says that opening up Portage and Main to pedestrian traffic is about more than just cars and...

Playoff pride, Jets joy

May 2, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...tossed around ideas for a location and other event details, rather than simply leave it to chance and have unplanned gatherings affecting traffic at Portage and Main, for example. Once they got the green light from a long list of city committees, including the parking authority, fire and paramedic services,...

Mayor Brian Bowman checks off campaign promises ahead of civic election

May 2, 2018

Global News - ... READ MORE: One year until election, how’s Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman on campaign promises? The mayor campaigned on a vision to open the iconic Portage and Main intersection to pedestrians by 2019. In March the mayor said the barriers at the Richardson Building would be the first to come down, but no...

Winnipeg business consultant first to enter race to take on Bowman

May 1, 2018

Global News - ...media availability Tuesday. “Winnipeggers know that Brian Bowman doesn’t share our priorities,” Motkaluk said. “Spending money opening Portage and Main isn’t a good idea. Future legs of rapid transit and WiFi on buses are not going to get us to work on time tomorrow.” Motkaluk explained to...

Business consultant quick to enter Winnipeg mayoral race, less eager to elaborate on platform

May 1, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...the courtyard at city hall after she registered her campaign, taking aim at some of the mayor's initiatives. "We know that spending money opening Portage and Main — millions of untold dollars opening Portage and Main — isn't a good idea. And we also know that future legs of rapid transit and Wi-Fi on the...

Race to be Winnipeg’s next mayor underway

May 1, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...clear alternative to Mayor Brian Bowman. “Winnipeggers know that Brian Bowman doesn’t share our priorities. We know that spending money opening Portage and Main, millions of untold dollars opening Portage and Main, isn’t a good idea,” said Motkaluk. “And we also know that future legs of rapid transit...

Letters and comments, May 1

May 1, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Pam Reimer, in her letter, provides the clearest and most cogent analysis I’ve seen thus far with respect to the proposed permanent closure of the Portage and Main intersection to vehicular traffic. Mayor Brian Bowman and aligned dreamers offer romantic notions, devoid of practical traffic-flow analysis as the...

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