STEEVES PLAN INJECTS $150 MILLION INTO INFRASTRUCTURE

Better roads will be built faster and by the private sector under mayoral candidate Gord Steeves’ Rebuilding Winnipeg Infrastructure Plan. “My plan is the only one which will inject $150 million per year into rebuilding infrastructure,” Steeves said. “I will ensure that money is spent on building quality regional and local streets which are built right the first time so […]

BUS RAPID TRANSIT PHASE 2 NOT WORTH THE RISK

Gord Steeves called on candidates in Winnipeg city council campaigns today to join him in stopping Phase 2 of Bus Rapid Transit. Today, Steeves mailed letters to all council candidates to seek their support to cancel Phase 2 of BRT, and work with him to develop a rapid transit plan which makes sense. “I can not support Phase 2 of […]

BRT MONEY IS BETTER SPENT ON TRAFFIC SYNCHRONIZATION

Synchronizing traffic lights in Winnipeg will reduce traffic jams, cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve the quality of life for all Winnipeggers, mayoral candidate Gord Steeves said today. “We can do a lot to make Winnipeg a greater place to live by simply upgrading our traffic lights,” Steeves said. “It will mean less time in our cars and more time […]

STEEVES PLAN INJECTS $150 MILLION INTO INFRASTRUCTURE

Better roads will be built faster and by the private sector under mayoral candidate Gord Steeves’ Rebuilding Winnipeg Infrastructure Plan. “My plan is the only one which will inject $150 million per year into rebuilding infrastructure,” Steeves said. “I will ensure that money is spent on building quality regional and local streets which are built right the first time so […]

FIELDING ENDORSES STEEVES FOR MAYOR

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves was endorsed today by St. James-Brooklands Coun. Scott Fielding as the best candidate to be Mayor of Winnipeg. “I am very pleased to have Scott come on board with his endorsement of my campaign,” Steeves said. “His support for my campaign and my commitment to Rebuilding Winnipeg’s infrastructure means a great deal to me.” Fielding said […]

A SAFER DOWNTOWN FOR WINNIPEG FAMILIES

Last week I was the first candidate to layout a comprehensive downtown safety strategy of this campaign. As part of my plan to rebuild Winnipeg, I emphasized the importance of safety downtown by targeting chronic issues including individuals are frequently in violation of the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act. The vast, vast majority of the people who live, work and patronize […]

24/7 ROAD WORK

Here was my announcement about 24/7 Road Repair as covered by Metro News Winnipeg: Mayor candidate Gord Steeves says road construction crews should be out all night long. The former councillor made the announcement Friday morning, saying he was “proposing a solid plan of specific actions that will address the many infrastructure issues plaguing our city.” The chief promise was […]

DO YOU WANT BRT OR REPAIRED ROADS AND AN END TO BROWN WATER?

Steeves will fix aging infrastructure instead of building wasteful Bus Rapid Transit Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves said today voters must decide whether they want critical infrastructure repaired or a brand new bus route. “I won’t waste millions on a Bus Rapid Transit system when we have other priorities we must address,” Steeves said. “If you want functioning critical infrastructure we […]

WHY DON’T MORE GRAND FORKS RESIDENTS VISIT WINNIPEG?

Winnipeg needs to do more to attract American tourists to the city Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves said Winnipeg should be doing more to attract American tourists from North Dakota, particularly Grand Forks. In his first term as Mayor, Steeves will create “Grand Forks Weekend,” to encourage residents from the North Dakota city to travel to Winnipeg to enjoy what our […]

STEEVES WILL BAN BOULEVARD BEGGING

Intersection panhandling is dangerous to public safety Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves today pledged to put an end to panhandling at intersections. As mayor, Steeves will introduce a bylaw to ban panhandling on medians, boulevards and intersections because it is an issue of public safety. “In San Francisco, 33 percent of the people who give money to panhandlers do so because […]