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City of Winnipeg (1972-) Series
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By-Laws

Forms part of Fonds 2. Series continues from Series 173, and consists of by-laws for the City of Winnipeg following its amalgamation with the municipalities in 1972. By-laws are municipal laws that were passed or amended by the City Council. By-laws relate to City land development, regulations, local improvements, street names/openings/closings, authorization of agreements, finance/taxation, governance/administration, and amendments to previous by-laws.

Community and Race Relations Committee

Forms part of Fonds 2. Series contains records that were created, received, and managed by the Community and Race Relations Committee and its predecessors during their operations. Common record types in this series include correspondence, reports, copy of minutes, press releases, and case files.

Winnipeg (Man.). Community and Race Relations Committee

Council Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 2. Series includes City of Winnipeg Council Minute books dating 1874-1971, which briefly recount the happenings of council meetings and are the official, legal record of decisions made by Council. Decisions recorded involve how the city is governed, how resources are allocated, and how services are delivered to residents. Minutes also refer to topics debated, reports considered, by-laws introduced, communications received, decisions reached and votes taken during council meetings. Council minutes are a rich and detailed source of information about the history of the City of Winnipeg, and provide understanding of issues past and present in city politics.

Municipal Manuals

Forms part of Fonds 2: Series continues Series 27, after the formation of Unicity. No manual was printed in 1972. The series consists of publications produced by the City Clerk’s Department on an annual basis until 1996, after which time it was produced after each General Civic Election. Information was gathered from city departments and consists of a broad range of data, past and present, reflecting Winnipeg’s political and administrative structure and general activities under the city’s jurisdiction. Every issue contains historical facts, election results, a description of Council, appointments to Standing and Special Committees and Public Boards, descriptions of civic departments and statistics on services delivered by the City. The current publication is available online.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Clerk's Department