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SAVE UP TO $ 12,000. ^ OR TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF the estate of Antoinette Boubard late of the City of Winnipeg, in the Province of Manitoba, Deceased. ALL CLAIMS against the above estate, duly verified by Statutory Declaration must be filed with the undersigned at their offices. 201 Portage Avenue, Suite 2200, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3L3 on or before: June 23, 2015. Dated at the City of Winnipeg, in the Province of Manitoba, this 20th day of May, 2015. Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP Attention: Allan L. V. Stewart Solicitors for the Executrixes of the Estate of Antoinette Boubard Legals CITY hall is calling for tenders to repair and replace some of the exterior aluminum cladding of the downtown former Canada Post tower damaged during a January windstorm. The city said a bid opportunity will be posted on its material management website next week, with the expectation the work will begin in June. The repair work is expected to take 10 to 12 weeks. Police were forced to close Garry Street from Portage Avenue to St. Mary Avenue for eight hours on Jan. 22 after a large panel was blown off the Graham Avenue tower wall. Another panel could be seen flapping in the strong winds. It was later safely removed. An inspection of the tower exterior the following day prompted city officials to secure six additional panels with straps. The former Canada Post office tower and adjoining warehouse were purchased by the city as the new police headquarters. The former warehouse, with a Smith Street address, has been renovated for the police. The city hopes to sell the 11- storey tower to recoup part of the project cost. That project has been repeatedly delayed and subject to cost overruns that pushed the project to $ 210 million from $ 130 million. An independent audit revealed the project was poorly managed from the outset, and there are allegations contracts were improperly awarded. The RCMP have launched a criminal investigation following allegations of bribery and contract rigging. The city also announced it is replacing some of the building’s electrical transformers that were damaged during a rainstorm last August. The rainstorm delayed the Winnipeg Police Service’s move into the renovated warehouse. Police are expected to begin moving into the Smith Street facility in July, but the move won’t be completed until the end of the year. The police service is centralizing 14 divisions and 1,265 staff, now in different locations across the city, into six floors of the former warehouse. The damage caused by the rainstorm is expected to cost several million dollars and will be covered by insurance. There is no word yet on the wind damage price tag. Bus rapid transit plans to go public W INNIPEGGERS will get their first glimpse Thursday at Phase 2 of the city’s bus rapid transit system, which is aimed at transforming the way riders arrive at Investors Group Field. The functional design for the $ 590- million Southwest Transitway project and the identified bus rapid transit ( BRT) route to the University of Manitoba and IGF are the focus of the open house ( 3: 30 p. m., Canad Inns at 1824 Pembina Hwy.). Coun. Janice Lukes ( St. Norbert) said council only found out about the planned information session Friday and was disappointed the city didn’t give them more notice. However, as a longtime transit supporter, she is excited to see the plans finally make their way to the public. “ Before it just kind of showed a blob at the U of M. Now, it really articulates what is happening,” she said. “ It shows how transit will be making the loop around Investors Group stadium. “ It shows how transit will enter into the university grounds.” Exact details of the plans have not yet been revealed, but Lukes said Winnipeggers will be given new information Thursday on how transit will link the city and the University of Manitoba. Part of this change will involve the end of bus parking on Chancellor Matheson Road during major sporting and concert events, she said. Instead, a new BRT station will be located at the north gate of the stadium ( near the area of the bike valet) where passengers will load and unload before and after events. “ It is very exciting how they are proposing to do it,” Lukes said. Lukes noted the route will go through the Southwood lands, a former 18- hole golf course the university purchased in 2011. In 2012, the city opened the transitway’s first phase, a 3.6- kilometre bus corridor between Queen Elizabeth Way near The Forks and Jubilee Avenue near Pembina Highway. The second phase will result in the route extended from Jubilee Avenue and Pembina Highway to the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus, The aim is to have the second phase complete by 2020. The public information session includes discussion about station locations, active transportation pathways, routes and the time frame for phase two construction. kristin. annable@ freepress. mb. ca Kristin Annable Timeline for Phase 2 of Southwest Transitway: . May 28: City will reveal functional design plan/ route for bus rapid transit. . Early 2016: Selection of private contractor for construction. . 2016- 19: Construction period. . 2020: Testing phase. . Spring 2020: Project completion. JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES Strong winds tore a piece of siding off the former Canada Post tower in January. City seeks bids on Graham Avenue tower repairs B_ 02_ May- 26- 15_ FP_ 01. indd B2 5/ 25/ 15 9: 18: 06 PM

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