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Winnipeg to Begin Spring Cleanup of City Streets on Monday

Winnipeg to Begin Spring Cleanup of City Streets on Monday

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(Street sweeper image via Shutterstock)

A city-wide spring cleanup will begin in Winnipeg on Monday night.

Public Works crews will be out beginning at 10 p.m. to clean streets and back lanes over the next five to six weeks.

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City Warns Winnipeggers to Stay Off the Ice

City Warns Winnipeggers to Stay Off the Ice

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Thin ice has prompted a warning from emergency officials to stay off waterways. (UMANITOBA.CA)

Rising spring temperatures, melting snow and deteriorating ice conditions has Winnipeg first responders urging people to stay away from waterways.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says ice surfaces are thin and fragile at this time of year, and falling into ice-cold water can be deadly.

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Manitoba Forecasts Major Flooding in Red River Valley

Manitoba Forecasts Major Flooding in Red River Valley

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A water-logged ditch and culverts on Highway 16 just west of Westbourne, Manitoba on Sunday, April 2, 2017. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba is in for a soggy spring as the province predicts major flooding this year along several waterways, including the always weary Red River.

Officials released the first spring flood outlook Thursday, indicating that water levels could reach 2011 levels.

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