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Bowman Proposes Creation of Human Rights Committee

Bowman Proposes Creation of Human Rights Committee

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Mayor Brian Bowman speaks during a recent campaign announcement in Winnipeg. (@MAYOR_BOWMAN / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Incumbent mayoral candidate Brian Bowman wants Winnipeg to be a city recognized as a leader for human rights.

During a campaign policy announcement Friday on the roof of the parkade The Forks, Bowman pledged to create a Human Rights Committee of Council to increasingly focus and prioritize the city’s work on human rights.

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Bowman Pledges More Cash for Winnipeg Community Centres

Bowman Pledges More Cash for Winnipeg Community Centres

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Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman attends the Big Cities summit hosted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in Toronto on Thursday, February 5, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

WINNIPEG — City community centres could see an injection of cash of incumbent Mayor Brian Bowman is re-elected next month.

During a policy announcement Monday at Waverley Heights Community Centre, Bowman pledged to increase the budget for the city’s community centre renovation grant program from $965,000 a year to $2 million annually for five years.

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Bowman Launches Re-Election Campaign in Winnipeg Mayoral Race

Bowman Launches Re-Election Campaign in Winnipeg Mayoral Race

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Mayor Brian Bowman speaks to media in Winnipeg, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Mayor Brian Bowman officially kicked off his re-election campaign Thursday with supporters during a rally at the RBC Convention Centre.

Bowman was first elected in 2014 and vowed to keep the momentum going if re-elected next month.

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Students Pitch Downtown Design Ideas to Mayor Bowman

Students Pitch Downtown Design Ideas to Mayor Bowman

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Grade 7-9 students from the Winnipeg School Division meet with Mayor Brian Bowman and Councillor Cindy Gilroy, chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Innovation, at City Hall as part of YouthStudio 2018 on Monday, June 11, 2018. (BRIAN BOWMAN / FACEBOOK)

A group of 30 Winnipeg middle school students met with Mayor Brian Bowman on Monday to present ideas for a temporary art installation to be built in the Spence neighbourhood this summer.

The idea is part of YouthStudio 2018, a pilot project designed to empower local youth to become stewards in their communities. The youth took part in a two-day crash course in landscape design and related topics at HTFC Planning & Design in May as part of their preparations. The students brainstormed ideas to activate a space at the corner of Sherbrook Street and Cumberland Avenue.

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Winnipeg Seeking First ‘Kid Mayor’

Winnipeg Seeking First ‘Kid Mayor’

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Mayor Brian Bowman is looking for a younger protégé to join him at City Hall. (SARAH TAYLOR / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Step aside, grown-ups, this one is for the kids.

The City of Winnipeg is looking for its first “kid mayor,” asking children aged eight to 12 to apply for the position.

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Mayor Bowman Announces Mayor’s Scholarship Winners

Mayor Bowman Announces Mayor’s Scholarship Winners

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Brian Bowman (SARAH TAYLOR / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Five graduating Winnipeg high school students were awarded the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership at a special ceremony held at city hall Thursday morning.

Each of the five scholarship winners received a $1,000 scholarship to recognize their dedication to making their community a better place to live, according to a release from the mayor’s office.

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