Manitoba

City council to vote on budget five days earlier than scheduled

"We are all collectively trying to ‘flatten the curve’ in terms of the impacts to the health-care system, and to that end we will continue our efforts here at city hall," Bowman said.

Meetings rescheduled in response to school closures, and so council can pass budget within legislated timeline

'We are all collectively trying to "flatten the curve" in terms of the impacts to the health-care system, and to that end we will continue our efforts here at city hall,' Bowman said. (Warren Kay/CBC )

The City of Winnipeg's preliminary multi-year budget will be voted on by council a full five days earlier than scheduled in response to actions taken by the provincial government on COVID-19.

Council will consider the budget with final recommendations on Friday, March 20 at 9:30 a.m., Mayor Brian Bowman said Saturday.

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