Brian Bowman

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Brian Bowman said : "If other levels of government won't act, I want to see our level of government act," "To do what's right, what's just and respectful to the residential school survivors" External link

CBC Friday, June 18, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Make no mistake about it. If other levels of government won’t act, I want to see our level of government act,” External link

barrie Friday, June 18, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think it’s incredibly important that Winnipeggers and residential school survivors know that this is something that we are working on,” External link

barrie Friday, June 18, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “To do what’s right, what’s just, and what’s respectful to residential school survivors,” External link

barrie Friday, June 18, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Make no mistake about it. If other levels of government won’t act, I want to see our level of government act,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think its incredibly important that Winnipeggers and residential school survivors know that this is something that we are working on,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “To do what’s right, what’s just, and what’s respectful to residential school survivors,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think the time is now,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We haven't heard anything to the contrary yet, but we'll continue to seek the clarity and adjust as necessary," External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have reached out to the provincial government to gain clarity and confirmation that the next set of public health orders will not impact this plan,” External link

barrie Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The repurposing of the historic Bay Downtown building represents an opportunity for renewal in a central part of our city, and that’s why I created the Bay Downtown Advisory Committee (BDAC),” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The name is definitely, you know — controversial would be an understatement, and our Welcoming Winnipeg committee, which we've recently created, is looking at the name as it relates to historical markers," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The name is definitely, you know — controversial would be an understatement, and our Welcoming Winnipeg committee, which we've recently created, is looking at the name as it relates to historical markers," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The Welcoming Winnipeg Committee has been created to guide the City in making decisions regarding requests to create new, add to or remove/rename historical markers and place names, and resolve the absence of Indigenous perspectives and contributions in the stories remembered and commemorated,” External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “They’re tired and they’re exhausted from having to live in this reality that we’re living in right now,” “When they see these events happening, it definitely rattles their sensitivities and it frustrates them” External link

barrie Friday, May 28, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The provincial government has been taking measures to protect us, but they could have gone and they should have gone a lot further,” External link

globalnews Sunday, May 23, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “I’ve put in numerous requests over the last year that he’s been unwilling to respond to in terms of meeting,” External link

barrie Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Every week (the government is) reacting to rising case counts, when doctors and many in our community, myself included, have said we need strong proactive measures,” External link

680news Friday, May 21, 2021 11:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The information we are learning about the situation in our intensive care units is gravely concerning," "For four days, Winnipeg's ICUs have been so full that our provincial government has needed to transport patients outside the province to Ontario for help" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For the federal government to act, however, any such requests must be made by our provincial government – that is why today I am urging our premier to ensure our community gets the urgent assistance from our federal government to shore up our ICU capacity now," "This isn't the time to tinker with public health orders; we need strong proactive leadership, and we've needed it for some time" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The information we are learning about the situation in our intensive care units is gravely concerning," "For four days, Winnipeg's ICUs have been so full that our provincial government has needed to transport patients outside the province to Ontario for help" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For the federal government to act, however, any such requests must be made by our provincial government – that is why today I am urging our Premier to ensure our community gets the urgent assistance from our federal government to shore up our ICU capacity now," "This isn't the time to tinker with public health orders; we need strong proactive leadership, and we've needed it for some time" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is a temporary measure to support the provincial government's public health orders," External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The one thing that would help I would hope reduce the number of complaints regarding compliance with the provincial public health orders is if the fines were significantly strengthened," External link

barrie Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The one thing that would help I would hope reduce the number of complaints regarding compliance with the provincial public health orders is if the fines were significantly strengthened," External link

barrie Thursday, May 20, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is a temporary measure to support the provincial government's public health orders," External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Winnipeg Jets ) : “I know it will go against the very DNA of every single Winnipeg Jets fan not to gather in large crowds in support of our Jets, but I really want to underscore the importance that Winnipeggers stay home,” External link

barrie Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The idea of the operating and maintaining by the private sector, for not just that plant but because of the connectivity of our sewage treatment capacity it’s effectively our entire sewage treatment capacity, is not one that I would support,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm listening with an open mind. And what I would encourage my council colleagues that have concerns to propose amendments and work collaboratively with colleagues to make improvements to the document," External link

CBC Friday, May 14, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Primarily education, but of course, they can call in situations that will ultimately flow to provincial coordination for enforcement if and when necessary," External link

barrie Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Effectively it's a takeover of a police service by a provincial government," External link

CBC Friday, May 7, 2021 10:46:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If these recommendations move forward, the province will have full control over the Winnipeg Police Service, less input from residents, and they will dictate the price the city must pay," External link

CBC Friday, May 7, 2021 10:46:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm hearing a lot of concern from residents about the lack of enforcement of provincial public health orders in our community, and I want Winnipeggers to know I share your concern," External link

CBC Friday, May 7, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m hearing a lot of concern from residents about the lack of enforcement of provincial public health orders in our community, and I want Winnipeggers to know I share your concern,” External link

barrie Friday, May 7, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If people are flying into our community to hold rallies at The Forks, they can afford it, and they should be fined significantly. I don’t think they’re high enough, and I don’t think enough people are getting the message,” “I would start by looking at, at a minimum, doubling if not tripling those fines. Make them significant and send that message for those that are choosing willing to just violate provincial public health orders that there’s going to be significant consequences” External link

barrie Friday, May 7, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m not trying to prescribe the visibility of law enforcement. It’s important that elected officials respect the fact that the operations of police services and RCMP are that of those services,” “There are other individuals in the more than 3,000 person strong enforcement team that we’ve heard from provincial officials that could be more visible, and obviously making sure that their safety is paramount, as well” External link

barrie Friday, May 7, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “When I introduced the idea for the Million Tree Challenge back in 2019 it was to protect and expand our city’s immense tree canopy, which is a source of great pride for so many Winnipeggers,” “I wanted to inspire Winnipeggers to simply plant a million new trees in Winnipeg as our population grows toward one million residents over the next couple of decades” External link

barrie Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Winnipeg transit has been in need of a modernization and an upgrade for decades,” “Despite the best efforts of our transit staff and our public service, when I think about the transit system, I think it was really designed for our grandparents” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That is the law right now of the province. I think that we as a council and residents respect the legislation," External link

barrie Friday, April 30, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "In typical Winnipeg fashion, this is using, relative to when you look at other cities, the least amount of finances to get the maximum value for Winnipeggers. That is something Winnipggers are known for and that is what this master plan delivers for Winnipeg Transit riders," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That is the law right now of the province. I think that we as a council and residents respect the legislation," External link

barrie Friday, April 30, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I would ask Winnipeggers; don't party like it's 1999 tonight or in the coming days or weeks. We know right now the weather is beautiful … don't squeeze in some last-minute overcrowded barbecues in your backyard or have people over to your house tonight," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Yeah, I do. I think now is not the time to tinker, I think we need stronger, more proactive measures and we'll continue to advocate in our dialogue with the province to be as proactive as as possible," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think now is not the time to tinker. I think we need stronger, more proactive measures," "The less proactive the measures are, the more likely heavier, more restrictive measures will be required at a later date" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 28, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Our subsidy has never been higher and the question I would be scrutinizing is how much more would it cost property taxpayers in addition to $104 million we are already putting into transit," External link

CBC Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think it's important to respect the legislation and we are trying to do our best to work in the context of the safety that's imbedded in the Highway Traffic Act," External link

CBC Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "You know, I don't think there is any harm in getting that data so we can make an informed decision," External link

barrie Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It’s really trying to advocate what we’re seeing in other jurisdictions, which is increased emphasis on exposure to risk rather than just an age demographic,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The impact is potentially broad-ranging for the community,” “Of course another group we’re continuing to advocate on behalf of is our unsheltered and our homeless community” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If you’re asking whether we’re prepared to commit $25 million today, we think there’s more work that needs to be done before that decision is made in due course” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There are more people living in downtown Winnipeg than ever before in our city’s history," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Unfortunately we've been waiting far too long for the province to confirm their full support for the project, as well as confirmation they forwarded the Phase 1 and Phase 2 request for federal funding to the federal government," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're going to need dollars, and there are dollars available in Ottawa, and [I] don't want to see a logjam on Broadway that could potentially block the flow of those dollars coming to Winnipeg for their intended purpose," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're hopeful they can simply maintain and honour those existing commitments," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are just strongly encouraging our province to really support our Winnipeg police and other police services, because they're part of the solution," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Many of our fire-paramedic service staff have been able to book vaccines and start getting their shots, but it doesn't include our Winnipeg police officers, who … are routinely doing work in the community, exposed to people with COVID-19," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about John Layne ) : “I trust and would expect the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Chief John Lane will be available to you to be able to provide context and answer your question,” External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is unfortunately not a new phenomena. But we are certainly taking a citywide approach within the public service, but also in the community," External link

barrie Monday, March 22, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "This is one of the ways in which we ensure that we're doing our part to have an inclusive and equitable workforce in the community, and just to ensure that individuals who interact with our employees and our team … reflects the community and the individuals we serve," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If all of the programs in the past were successful, we wouldn't need motions like this. The reality is, we do. Our workforce doesn't adequately reflect the community that we serve, so more work is needed," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Winnipeg can weather any storm. And when this storm has passed, we'll be stronger than before," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We want to be sure that local democracy is ultimately successful and you do that by making sure local councils are making the decisions for the communities they serve," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The workforce doesn’t adequately reflect the community we serve and so more work is needed,” External link

barrie Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Apple has been able to stake out the moral high ground, I think, claiming that they're focused on user privacy. But in reality, they really surrendered app discovery to and merchandising to Facebook and Google. What I see them doing is trying to get that control back," External link

cnbc Friday, March 19, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "When you look at the companies who are investing $6 [million] to $20 million a month, every month for 18 months to get a payback, all that stuff becomes opaque very, very quickly, when Apple flips that switch," External link

cnbc Friday, March 19, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This time last year, the world as we know it had changed completely,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “All of these numbers represent real people. These are our neighbours, our friends, family members,” “Many Winnipeggers were restricted from being by the side of their loved ones in their final days... It’s absolutely heartbreaking to think of how much that has impacted so many in our community” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think we could have possibly implemented that a little bit earlier. I think that would have put a little bit more pressure as well on the other order of government to move sooner than they did,” External link

barrie Saturday, March 13, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We kept the buses running during the pandemic as best we could because it fuels the economy and keeps Winnipeggers moving,” “It’s a challenge for municipalities across North America and around the world are going to be grappling with for some time” External link

barrie Saturday, March 13, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I have to say this is a disappointing action at this time by Minister Scott Fielding, since binding arbitration is typically not favourable to the interest of taxpayers," "Taxpayers have paid on the chin in the past when binding arbitration has been utilized. My concern is that this will be costly, and we won't be able to affect changes in the collective agreement as we'd like as a result of the action initiated by Minister Scott Fielding" External link

CBC Friday, March 12, 2021 7:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think the public service worked within their delegated authority to do what they could," "I'm pleased that they did significantly discount the rate, but there may be some work that we are able to do as elected officials" External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "As a result of the provincial public health orders, many Winnipeggers were restricted from being by the side of their loved ones in their final days," External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We understand the negative impact of racism cannot be eradicated if we do not acknowledge it exists," External link

CBC Monday, March 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is still very real and it requires an unrelenting resolve from all of us pushing it back," External link

CBC Monday, March 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As a city, we understand the negative impact of racism cannot be eradicated if we do not acknowledge it exists,” “We all have a role to play when it comes to eliminating racism, and the city is proud and honoured to partnered with so many outstanding community organizations to put this week together” External link

cknw Monday, March 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Ending homelessness is possible, and to achieve this, we must be more effective in working together as municipal, provincial and federal governments in support of End Homelessness Winnipeg's efforts to end homelessness," "Today's announcement, which will support 18 units, is absolutely a step in the right direction" External link

barrie Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I do support the release of as much information related to this matter as possible at the appropriate time," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "The starting place for Mr. Forrest would be to provide written consents of his members for the release of all of their information pertaining to this matter," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's be frank — the two largest unions at the centre of this [are the] UFFW and MGEU," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a tremendous amount of stress about the future of the service that's been the elephant in the room for many years," "We've been looking for direction from the provincial government on what they would like to do with ambulance services, which is in their areas of jurisdiction" External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "The starting place for Mr. Forrest would be to provide written consents of his members for the release of all of their information pertaining to this matter. That would be a that would be a starting place," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a tremendous amount of stress about the future of the service that's been the elephant in the room for many years. We've been looking for direction from the provincial government on what they would like to do with ambulance services, which is in their areas of jurisdiction," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "The starting place for Mr. Forrest would be to provide written consents of his members for the release of all of their information pertaining to this matter. That would be a that would be a starting place," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a tremendous amount of stress about the future of the service that's been the elephant in the room for many years. We've been looking for direction from the provincial government on what they would like to do with ambulance services, which is in their areas of jurisdiction," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "How much longer as a community are we going to allow this to continue, instead of just putting the resources in place?" External link

barrie Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Unfortunately, there hasn't been that sense of urgency from our provincial partners in areas of their jurisdiction. So we'll continue to look at what we can do to provide support," External link

barrie Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Catherine KIoepfer has over thirty years of public and private sector experience in financial management to draw upon, including at the Winnipeg Airport Authority and a number of community boards, organizations and corporations," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today’s announcement is an important step forward for inclusivity in Winnipeg,” External link

barrie Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "In the absence of immediate action from the provincial government in an area of their jurisdiction, the city is once again the last line of defence," "It's not perfect, but the city is taking this step because action is needed" External link

CBC Friday, February 12, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Public transit is a crucial service in modern cities and the City of Winnipeg welcomes having a strong government partner who supports public transit,” External link

barrie Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I am urging the UFFW and frankly, other leaders throughout the community within the City of Winnipeg workforce to acknowledge that systemic racism exists because it needs to be said, and it needs to be said often,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, February 6, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "I have asked Mr. Forrest, as President of the UFFW, to join the City of Winnipeg in its public efforts and speak out today to acknowledge the existence of systemic racism within the UFFW and to demonstrate what measures the UFFW has taken to date to address such issues," External link

barrie Friday, February 5, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There's a lot of work that's gone on recently," External link

CBC Thursday, February 4, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There will undoubtedly be opposing views on the outcome of this review and I think it is incredibly important to remember that at the heart of this, a child's life was lost and this is a tragedy for our entire community," External link

barrie Friday, January 29, 2021 11:24:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I'm interested in is getting scientific information and data that can help inform us from a health perspective. And I would encourage provincial leaders who are responsible for the health of our residents to do the same," External link

CBC Friday, January 29, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Efforts at the City of Winnipeg continue to occur in our efforts to combat racism,” “As elected officials, I think it’s incredibly important to acknowledge that systemic racism exists at all levels of government, and (in) every department in those governments” External link

barrie Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have to continue to combat racism in all of its forms,” External link

barrie Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This just underscores the challenges that I think many folks are having in this province of getting clarity from the province when they need it," "When the province is asked to provide input and approval and they conduct inspections, we should be able to rely on the provincial officials for that guidance" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think a lot of Winnipeggers are scratching their heads, wondering why our provincial government would not call a public inquiry," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The motion being published today seeks to give all of these councils a voice on Plan 2050, a plan that could significantly shape the way all municipalities in the capital region grow for many decades," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For Plan 2050 to truly have legitimacy, it needs the support of the 18 democratically elected councils that make up the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region board," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think it's a great idea," "I think it could increase your foot traffic in there and give people flexibility" External link

wcfcourier Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think a lot of Winnipeggers are scratching their heads, wondering why our provincial government would not call a public inquiry," External link

CBC Friday, January 15, 2021 6:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The motion being published today seeks to give all of these councils a voice on Plan 2050, a plan that could significantly shape the way all municipalities in the capital region grow for many decades," External link

CBC Friday, January 15, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For Plan 2050 to truly have legitimacy, it needs the support of the 18 democratically elected councils that make up the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region board," External link

CBC Friday, January 15, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The point of of organizations signing on to the Winnipeg Indigenous Accord is so that they can put themselves out and set some benchmarks and be held publicly accountable," External link

CBC Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is great to hear. But we do need more details at the city to ensure our essential workers are on the province's radar for priority access to the vaccine," "Access to these details are being requested so the city can determine how and when plans for vaccine prioritization will affect our essential services personnel" External link

CBC Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The point of of organizations signing on to the Winnipeg Indigenous Accord is so that they can put themselves out and set some benchmarks and be held publicly accountable," External link

CBC Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is great to hear. But we do need more details at the city to ensure our essential workers are on the province's radar for priority access to the vaccine," "Access to these details are being requested so the city can determine how and when plans for vaccine prioritization will affect our essential services personnel" External link

CBC Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "As the eligibility for vaccine criteria is expanded we are looking to ensure our essential service personnel are prioritized so that essential city services are protected for our residents," External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I have been reaching out to the province since early December to get as many details on the province's vaccine rollout," External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The virus, we know, can be spread not just inside but also outdoors, and I would just encourage people to exercise caution and stick to those fundamentals," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have and will continue to do what we can to work collaboratively with the provincial government — because we all want the same outcomes — we all want our residents to be safe, we all want what’s best for our health-care heroes,” “I always find when we have that opportunity to have direct dialogue, we both benefit, and more importantly our residents benefit” External link

globalnews Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Winnipeg has transformed since the last public washroom closed, and I’m happy to see this strategy moving forward to ensure there will be more places to go Downtown,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The entire spectrum of affordable housing in Winnipeg is facing immense pressure on all fronts,” External link

globalnews Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I am very pleased that the rinks will be opening very soon," External link

barrie Friday, December 18, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The federal government is actively providing assistance to our operating budget in a significant way,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 17, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "To be clear, playgrounds and athletic fields are open while the process unfolds," "I'm very pleased that residents will now have more options available to them to get outside and and to get active safely" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I know that there will be, and there have been for many years, different ideas floating around. Let's canvass which ones are real, which ones have been considered by Hudson's Bay and and get some advice from this group as a first step," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Many Winnipeggers, myself included, have very fond memories of The Bay downtown,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Obviously, the landscape for retail has changed in the many decades since that store opened,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Let's have some dialogue. What I don't want to do is simply, you know, pull a Seinfeld and say, well, that's a shame, we're just going to walk away from from this location," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I know that there there will be and there have been for many years, different ideas floating around. Let's canvas which ones are real, which ones have been considered by Hudson Bay and and get some advice from this group as a first step," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think we've built a budget update that is responsive to the majority of Winnipeggers. There are folks on the extreme right and extreme left and in between as well … that have views and they are providing their input," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have to be responsible. We have to make sure that when you call 911 there is someone there to answer the call.… The advocates that are saying defund or abolish the police aren't saying what's the alternative," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "So the good news going into the weekend is get your skates out, get them ready. Something to look forward to," External link

barrie Friday, December 11, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Everything we are doing is accordance with provincial public health orders," External link

barrie Friday, December 11, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is an important public need right now, and we hope to get our services up and running once it is safe to do so, so we can welcome all of our staff back to work,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'd like to find a path forward … but we do owe it to taxpayers to find out what it costs," External link

CBC Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "This is Canada. I mean, there's ice, people want to play hockey. We get it.... [But] we don't want to see a loss of life. We don't want to see people go through the ice," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We don't want to divert first responders right now, at a time when we know they're being called ... to help out at personal care homes, for example. We don't want to stretch those resources any more than necessary," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Retention ponds in particular, they’re not safe to be on at any time. We want to make sure, first and foremost, we protect the safety of our residents. If there’s less emergency calls for retention ponds, there are more first responders available for other emergencies,” External link

barrie Friday, December 4, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is Canada. I mean, there's ice, people want to play hockey. We get it," External link

CBC Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That's one of the reasons why we initiated dialogue with federal and provincial officials about the first-responder testing site," External link

CBC Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Our chief has said these are achievable over the next three years, and obviously they will have to find it within the service," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If you have the means, support local. Do your purchasing sooner than later so you can spread out the demand and the work on those that are delivering," External link

barrie Monday, November 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “These are alarming numbers, and I want to once again urge Winnipeggers to stay home,” “Stay home if you don’t have to leave your home right now. Now is not the time to go out unless you need to” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are here seven years later having this debate. Something has gone seriously wrong and we need to wrap this up," External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think everyone desires to find that road to yes because we do want to see developments in these lands," External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I thought it was deplorable what we saw in Steinbach," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We've seen what happened at some of our personal care homes," External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Part of living in a free and democratic society is having the right to personal freedoms, and while protecting personal freedom is something we all believe is incredibly important in a free and democratic society, I have to ask in what world is it acceptable to exercise that personal freedom in a reckless manner,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re losing residents right now to COVID, and to see, really, the selfishness of these individuals, think about somebody other than yourself,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman wrote : “Since these provincial orders came into effect on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, we have witnessed a significant number of residents attending large commercial establishments, in-person, to purchase non-essential goods and services. Obviously, this raises serious concerns that community transmission of COVID-19 is not being mitigated as much as possible,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "A lot of health care professionals, they rely on transit to get to and from some of the hospitals," External link

barrie Saturday, November 14, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Order delivery, support local businesses at every opportunity, if you have the means. If you're starting to look at gifts for the holiday season, I'd encourage you and I encourage all Winnipeggers support our local businesses, especially those that aren't able to physically open right now," External link

CBC Friday, November 13, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Don’t gather with people that you don’t live with,” External link

barrie Friday, November 13, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If everyone puts in this effort right now, and makes these sacrifices to our everyday lives, we will flatten the curve once again,” External link

barrie Friday, November 13, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The city will be pulling bylaw enforcement officers within community services from their regular duties and redeploying them into public health enforcement,” External link

cknw Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Personal Care ) : “The events of the last few days at Maples Personal Care Home as we’ve come to learn can really only be described as sickening,” External link

barrie Monday, November 9, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Personal Care ) : “The events of the last few days at Maples Personal Care Home as we’ve come to learn can really only be described as sickening,” “What we have needed and continue to need is to have the provincial government to be more proactive in planning than we’ve seen to date” External link

barrie Monday, November 9, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The city will be pulling bylaw enforcement officers within community services from their regular duties and redeploying them into public health enforcement,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 6, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This will of course have an impact on the city’s bylaw enforcement activities,” “I would like to just ask Winnipeggers for their patience in those areas as the city steps up to support the province in enforcing provincial public health orders” External link

barrie Friday, November 6, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The one thing I’ll say is I think he’ll be very diligent, there’s a lot of work involved and he works very hard,” External link

barrie Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I know these are really stressful times for everybody in our community, including public officials,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Our hope was that when new measures were introduced by the provincial government, that there would be corresponding, targeted financial relief for those businesses most affected," External link

CBC Monday, November 2, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Consider staying home with your children like our family is going to be doing. We're still debating the movies we're going to watch, we've bought a tonne of junk food for our kids — and for their dad — and we're just going to be celebrating in a different way this year," External link

CBC Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I would just ask that parents consider celebrating in a different kind of way this year,” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “That’s really been my objective, to try to get as much information as possible to help us determine what the City of Winnipeg would be getting for that (nearly $12 million) subsidy,” “I haven’t seen the information that would give me comfort that that level of subsidy for a for-profit sports team is needed” External link

globalnews Friday, October 30, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I haven't seen the information that would give me comfort to support that level of subsidy," External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I haven't seen the information that would give me comfort that that level of subsidy for a for-profit sports team is needed," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For years we had heard — from some strenuously — that growth was paying for growth,” “I’ve been arguing no, existing homeowners are subsidizing the costs of growth to an extent that I didn’t think was fair to existing taxpayers, so this decision confirms what we’ve been saying: growth is not paying for growth, and the City of Winnipeg does in fact have the ability to have an impact fee” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think less time in court and the more time building this community up, the better,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today's announcement of $12.5 million in support to the City of Winnipeg is a direct result of that advocacy,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re not out of the storm, and so next year we anticipate we’re going to be suffering some losses going into the new year. The bulk of those losses are associated with transit,” External link

cknw Friday, October 23, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This could very well have implications in our budget update with respect to transit,” “That’s something we’re working on right now and we’ll keep you posted on what implications it could have” External link

cknw Friday, October 23, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re not out of the storm, and so next year we anticipate we’re going to be suffering some losses going into the new year. The bulk of those losses are associated with transit,” External link

globalnews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This could very well have implications in our budget update with respect to transit,” “That’s something we’re working on right now and we’ll keep you posted on what implications it could have” External link

globalnews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'm open to looking at the subsidy, provided the information [we've requested] is provided," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The immediate extension of outdoor patios to October 31 and the creation of a winter program is one more step the City has been able to take in order to create more flexible conditions for the hospitality industry,” “With added restrictions due to the pandemic, the hospitality industry is struggling right now and I am hopeful this winter patio program will help create more opportunities for business owners” External link

barrie Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I know one of the concerns in our beautiful, hot summer is the beer gets warm pretty quick — that’s not a problem in Winnipeg in December or January, so we might be able to have some fun in a safe way in the winter months this year,” “I’m looking forward to having a cold beer in the snow — with a heater” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 10, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The immediate extension of outdoor patios to Oct. 31 and the creation of a winter program is one more step the city has been able to take in order to create more flexible conditions for the hospitality industry," "With added restrictions due to the pandemic, the hospitality industry is struggling right now, and I am hopeful this winter patio program will help create more opportunities for business owners" External link

CBC Friday, October 9, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The immediate extension of outdoor patios to October 31 and the creation of a winter program is one more step the City has been able to take in order to create more flexible conditions for the hospitality industry,” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "the mayor is certainly open to hearing Mr. Woiden out" External link

CBC Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Province ) : "If the province wishes to cut their service, as I mentioned before, that is their prerogative, it's their jurisdiction to be responsible for health care in the Province of Manitoba," "As the contracted service provider, the city delivers the service the province wants to provide" External link

barrie Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've seen first hand some of the School Resource Officers and the dialogue they have, the public service, you know the PSAs they provide in schools. I appreciate that," External link

barrie Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The implications of not supporting this would mean the SROs would almost certainly be pulled from schools," External link

barrie Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "What I always appreciate in the community is bridge building," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Yeah, we're doing the best we can with the information that we get, when we get it," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There'll be ample time for analysis of all three levels of government's actions with respect to operating in a global pandemic afterwards. Right now, we're doing everything we can to support the provincial health orders and the province of Manitoba," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It was a while ago.… I can't tell you off the top of my head. It's been, it's been some time ago," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I’m asking Winnipeggers to embrace this challenge," External link

timescolonist Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm asking Winnipeggers to embrace this challenge, come together to support these public health orders that are intended to protect the safety of our residents," External link

barrie Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “We’re just seeing the numbers right now — they’re not going in the right direction in the province,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “At this point, we’re not actively looking at it. It is something we’re deferring to the province of Manitoba,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I do hope the province is considering a mandatory mask requirement province-wide," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a level of anxiety [among] drivers that have family members or themselves that want to get in and get their testing done," External link

CBC Friday, September 18, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Whether or not speeds are formally restricted, slow down, watch for kids approaching at intersections," External link

CBC Friday, September 18, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We all want to ensure parents and students are getting to and from school as safe as possible," "Over the last number of weeks, our public works department has identified a number of concerns over the way traffic is being managed around schools" External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Demand at testing sites has picked up recently and the corresponding traffic flow around the site has also spiked," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Drivers, in particular, are reminded to adhere to parking and loading restriction as well as reduced speed school zones," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We all have a role to play in keeping our students safe," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I know many residents have been eagerly awaiting expanded operations," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm grateful by the work by our public service that has been put into restoring a library experience we are all more familiar with," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "They've said, 'if you want us to forward your request to the federal government, you've got to do it under these terms,'" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Is it a positive step to be able to bring in these dollars? Yes. Our No. 1 priority has been the North End sewage treatment plant. So obviously you see a prioritization happening, and hopefully the stars aligning for all three levels of government," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm hoping and expecting that they'll make good on being full partners. We just want to make sure that we don't further reduce those transit dollars," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This would be a welcome prioritization of $589 million … toward City Council’s number one infrastructure priority, the North End Sewage Treatment Plant,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Get a contract in place, for something as important as ambulance service. That message obviously hasn't been acted upon by the provincial government, because it's been five years without a contract. It's been far too long," External link

CBC Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If those plans are privatization, in-sourcing at the province or breaking up the integrated model, they should be forthcoming and open about what those plans are," External link

CBC Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I appointed him chair of the police board, and I didn’t see any leadership during that time on the issue of body cams,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It was all men on the short list," External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "In the intervening months, we were facing a pandemic which had washed up on our shores," External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Mike has been providing very strong leadership," "If you just look at the results of the efforts of the public service to respond to a very demanding situation [the pandemic], I think he's been doing really good work" External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It’s a great name, a great history to get here,” “I know it was a decade in the making by a lot of folks” External link

barrie Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I do expect it will take time for Winnipeggers to understand the rules and do their part," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This was a low-cost response to that," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The motion is proposing extending the deferral period to assist businesses and property owners as they do their best to manage the economic impact the pandemic is having," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The ongoing global pandemic continues to have a detrimental economic impact on numerous sectors of the economy," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've been increasingly carrying a mask in my pocket, and it's not my favourite thing to wear, I have to be honest. But it's a small thing to do to try to protect the health and well being of our citizens," External link

CBC Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We don't want to see shaming of folks who are not wearing masks. There are unique needs that result in someone not wearing a mask," External link

CBC Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As we approach the fall season and children are returning back to school, higher volumes of people are expected on Winnipeg Transit and in City of Winnipeg facilities, and with those higher volumes of people, it will be increasingly difficult to maintain physical distancing,” “I hope to see Winnipeggers embrace this new measure and continue to support each other as we’ve seen throughout the pandemic” External link

globalnews Friday, August 28, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The purchase of Portage Place by Starlight was for about $69 million. We later learned there’s a request for $60 million in combined support from all three levels of government — $20 million each,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're not asking people to publicly shame or call people out," "Let's be respectful. It's a recommendation. It's not an order or a mandated item coming from Manitoba Health" External link

CBC Saturday, July 18, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "The return on investment is heavily weighed toward the federal and provincial governments … and the feds aren't in yet," External link

CBC Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Provided that there's no appeal initiated by the applicants, I'd like to see those refunds go in a timely way," External link

barrie Friday, July 17, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have confirmation that we have the ability to impose an impact fee. We can revisit the bylaw this year and make those adjustments," External link

barrie Friday, July 17, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I certainly think that it’s in the best interests of the city to work collaboratively with the industry,” “I wouldn’t support an appeal at this time that would be initiated by the city” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 16, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Our return on investment is less than $5 million,” “Over the life (of the project), there’s about $83 million total in revenues for all levels of government, and we are definitely the minority partner in terms of that return on investment” External link

cknw Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "The return on investment is heavily weighed toward the federal and provincial governments … and the feds aren't in yet," External link

CBC Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It’s a framework I think we can work with,” External link

barrie Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “We now have a judicial decision which confirms that imposing an impact fee is lawful and in fact growth in the city is not paying for growth,” External link

globalnews Friday, July 10, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For those property owners who have felt that they have been unfairly subsidizing the cost for suburban sprawl, this decision does provide a roadmap forward and some light at the end of the tunnel for existing homeowners," External link

CBC Friday, July 10, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Ultimately council approved the bylaw … and [it was] council's decision to introduce an impact fee, as well as take the position that growth wasn't paying for growth," External link

CBC Friday, July 10, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've been arguing, as others have, that growth has not been paying for the cost of growth," External link

barrie Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "These decision were very difficult but they were necessary," External link

CBC Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I would have rather seen we were doing one before I came to office," External link

CBC Saturday, July 4, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's see what evolves in terms of the feedback we get from Winnipeggers," External link

CBC Saturday, July 4, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Through further evaluation now … it’s quite obvious to us through visual observation that this sanitary line was relieving itself into a storm line that went straight (north) to Black Hawk Creek,” External link

wcfcourier Sunday, June 28, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m thinking of the individuals. I can appreciate the questions being raised, as well as concern and anger about getting a bill when the injury was caused by a member of the public service, whether it’s police or any other member of the public service,” “It’s one that I’ll look into if it’s something you can provide me with some additional information, I’ll personally look into that” External link

cknw Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We really need to find ways to be more efficient in how police and how other emergency resources are allocated and dispatched," External link

barrie Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We really need to find ways to be more efficient in how police and how other emergency resources are allocated and dispatched,” External link

barrie Friday, June 26, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m thinking of the individuals. I can appreciate the questions being raised, as well as concern and anger about getting a bill when the injury was caused by a member of the public service, whether it’s police or any other member of the public service,” “It’s one that I’ll look into if it’s something you can provide me with some additional information, I’ll personally look into that” External link

globalnews Friday, June 26, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m thinking of the individuals. I can appreciate the questions being raised, as well as concern and anger about getting a bill when the injury was caused by a member of the public service, whether it’s police or any other member of the public service,” “It’s one that I’ll look into if it’s something you can provide me with some additional information, I’ll personally look into that” External link

globalnews Friday, June 26, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "It offended the sensitivities of many Winnipeggers, including myself," External link

CBC Friday, June 26, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It deeply troubled me when I learned it," "Part of the concern that I have, and I know others are sharing it, is the stigmatization that does exist for those members of our community that are affected by homelessness, and what it communicates to the broader community" External link

barrie Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's see what we can do to improve safety in terms of our design and also in the area of photo enforcement," External link

barrie Saturday, June 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have not heard a lot from the province in recent weeks in terms of what they're doing to measure their success in making real improvements for the individuals that are affected," External link

CBC Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The short answer is no, the directive is that that dialogue occur — I’m not prescribing for the police board chair or the police board, what their feedback might be,” “I just think it would be useful information for the minister of justice to have the insights and the inputs of the Winnipeg Police Board” External link

globalnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “What I will say at a high level is … the more that … there can be real and perceived trust and confidence by … our community in the oversight and the accountability of the police, the better it is for everyone in terms of the administration of justice,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It is in hindsight extremely timely,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “These decisions were difficult but they were in response to provincial public health orders that were put into place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, flatten the curve, and as a result, (there was) a reduction in demand for city services,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Cliff Cullen ) : "to prepare a written submission to Justice Minister Cliff Cullen that considers changes to the police services act that will provide for increased board effectiveness, including improved civilian governance and police accountability," External link

CBC Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is something I've been contemplating over the last number of months," "Increasingly as we deal with the global pandemic, I've been realizing – and I know others have as well – that the new normal is going to look quite different from how city services were provided before the pandemic" External link

barrie Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “During these challenging times, I appreciate that Councillor Chambers is prepared to provide needed leadership in the position of chair,” "I think there is an opportunity with renewed leadership there to make the Police Board more effective" External link

barrie Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I'm looking to do is to position the City of Winnipeg, our operations and our supports to the community through the lens of preparing for resiliency and the new norm," "I didn't want to wait to November to refresh these mandates, because quite frankly, the community needs us to focusing on what the recovery looks like now and over the summer" External link

barrie Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The Winnipeg Police Board provides civilian oversight of the Winnipeg Police Service. It also works to ensure that the needs and values of the community are reflected in the Winnipeg Police Service. During these challenging times, I appreciate that Councillor Chambers is prepared to provide needed leadership in the position of Chair,” External link

barrie Friday, June 12, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "That board needs strong leadership, so I accepted his resignation," External link

CBC Friday, June 12, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Kevin Klein ) : "no secret Coun. Klein found the role of police board chair challenging," External link

CBC Friday, June 12, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The health needs many of the residents have, I don’t expect they’ve been fully attended to this week,” External link

barrie Friday, June 12, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I think we have to ask ourselves is, 'Are we going to renew our commitment to each other and a commitment to build a city which we're all proud to call home?'" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are in the process of moving those staff back to their regular assigned duties," External link

barrie Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The provincial government has been and will continue to be responsible ultimately for the enforcement of provincial health orders," "We will continue to support them in those efforts" External link

barrie Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's not lose sight of the fact that these are Winnipeggers and we always want to see sensitivity and compassion in dealing with individuals who may need some assistance," External link

CBC Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's not lose sight of the fact that these are Winnipeggers and we always want to see sensitivity and compassion in dealing with individuals who may need some assistance," External link

CBC Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We heard communications from the federal government that was new. And to date, the province hasn’t recommended that transit riders wear masks on transit buses. We want to make sure that we’re following the recommendations and so we’ve asked for clarity on what those recommendations are,” External link

barrie Friday, June 5, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re doing everything we can to follow recommendations [from health officials] … We’ve asked the province for recommendations for masks for riders on transit,” “We’ve asked for clarity, what those recommendations are” External link

cknw Friday, June 5, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re doing everything we can to follow recommendations [from health officials] … We’ve asked the province for recommendations for masks for riders on transit,” “We’ve asked for clarity, what those recommendations are” External link

globalnews Friday, June 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is real. It occurs here in Winnipeg. It occurs in Manitoba," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are in the process of moving those staff back to their regular assigned duties," External link

barrie Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The provincial government has been and will continue to be responsible ultimately for the enforcement of provincial health orders," "We will continue to support them in those efforts" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is real. It occurs here in Winnipeg. It occurs in Manitoba," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I know that I can never fully appreciate the experience of all racialized communities, or the acute pain that Mr. Floyd’s death is causing the Black community in Minneapolis, throughout the United States, and in our own city, but I’m trying to learn,” External link

barrie Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's pretty clear that if the federal government intervenes in this way, or weighs in, in this manner, as proscribed in the [City of Winnipeg] charter, then we need to respect that," External link

CBC Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "When you are dealing with legal matters, especially legal matters initiated by other parties they are not always easy and there are two sides to legal challenges, lawyers on both sides do their best to represent the interests of their clients," External link

CBC Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "You have much of the power being pulled into an unelected and certainly less accountable municipal board whose membership is chosen by the minister of municipal relations," "It definitely seems like a step backwards in terms of openness, transparency and accountability" External link

CBC Friday, May 29, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Congratulations to Siloam Mission on completing their capital campaign and achieving the $19-million goal,” “Siloam Mission is an incredibly important organization that provides care and compassion to many of our city’s most vulnerable and the City of Winnipeg is pleased to help support their efforts” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m not able, for the record, to consider new information that isn’t being provided… to all members of council, so I’m not going to directly respond,” “All I’ll say is that we believe the court’s direction was clear, that this matter does need to proceed to council for consideration and that’s what the city is doing right now” External link

cknw Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're obviously hoping that there'll be an opportunity for meaningful input," "We want to see things as co-ordinated as possible" External link

CBC Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m not able, for the record, to consider new information that isn’t being provided… to all members of council, so I’m not going to directly respond,” “All I’ll say is that we believe the court’s direction was clear, that this matter does need to proceed to council for consideration and that’s what the city is doing right now” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman stated : “We all have a part to play to make our roads safer for everyone, and the most important message to drivers who approach construction zones is to use caution and just slow down,” External link

barrie Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The city has protections in place for the safety of our staff and our residents. We expect those rules to be followed,” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The focus of the provincial health inspectors appears to be on businesses only, and as a default the province is relying on law enforcement agencies for other public spaces," External link

CBC Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The manner in which the province is enforcing is a decision for the provincial government to make. And we're doing our best within our city parks," External link

CBC Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For all other spaces… the provincial government is responsible for the provincial government’s public health orders,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If the public is expecting that provincial public health inspectors are actively monitoring the broader community and the streets, I think its important to manage those expectations based on what… we understand and the evidence that we’ve seen, we don’t believe that’s occurring,” “It’s falling on the shoulders of law enforcement officials” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have a chief of police and members of the Winnipeg Police Service who do difficult and dangerous work and I’ll leave their operational decisions for them to speak to,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For all other spaces… the provincial government is responsible for the provincial government’s public health orders,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If the public is expecting that provincial public health inspectors are actively monitoring the broader community and the streets, I think its important to manage those expectations based on what… we understand and the evidence that we’ve seen, we don’t believe that’s occurring,” “It’s falling on the shoulders of law enforcement officials” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have a chief of police and members of the Winnipeg Police Service who do difficult and dangerous work and I’ll leave their operational decisions for them to speak to,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This level of certainty is always welcome, but even more so with the numerous financial challenges that we know the province is facing,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I believe the dialogue we’ve had over the last week has moved us much closer to the full support we’re looking for from the province as they consider forwarding council’s project priorities for federal support,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "our office will wait for an update from the public service before providing comment" External link

CBC Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I have not been prescriptive, because what I am proposing is a partnership with the province. It's ultimately a decision that would be made by the province. They provide the legal framework from which we can collect revenues, so I am proposing we work together," External link

CBC Friday, May 8, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's shovel-ready, it's shovel-worthy and it's ready to go. And it'll do a lot of good for not only the economy, but for the health of our rivers and our lakes," External link

CBC Friday, May 8, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I know there are number of parties who have a keen interest in this particular vote and I will just remind everybody, whether it's the province, the developer, the airport, members of council — we have rules governing hearing processes at city hall that do not allow members of council, including myself to consider new information and we need to follow those rules," External link

CBC Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Kevin Klein ) : "With the hearing process and the rules governing hearings at city hall, members are not permitted to consider new information," "We had at least one member of council, councillor (Kevin) Klein, according to the speakers and our clerks, introduced new information and was ruled out of order" External link

barrie Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “A reduction in services was due to a reduced demand in riders of approximately 70 per cent, the service was reduced by about 30 percent so there is a buffer,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Well, that's not going to cut it for those that have never had patios and who realize on Monday, they can start making some money and welcoming people to patios," External link

barrie Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Transit operations have definitely had to change and evolve with the change in ridership demand," External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Well, that's not going to cut it for those that have never had patios and who realize on Monday, they can start making some money and welcoming people to patios," External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Transit operations have definitely had to change and evolve with the change in ridership demand,” External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Well that’s not going to cut it for those that have never had patios and who realize on Monday they can start making some money and welcoming people to patios,” External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Please be extra vigilant when you are out in the community and know that these penalties can, and where necessary will, be issued going forward," External link

CBC Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The impact that COVID-19 is having on our local economy is extending to farmers’ markets that are struggling to safely distribute their produce,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 1, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is much more to reopening than simply reversing measures that we've put into place," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're talking magazines, books — a library is intended to be high-touch," "We want people to touch the books, we want them to take them home, we want them to read them, we want them to share them with friends and family. We want them to return for others to touch" External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a long history that certainly predates my time in office with respect to development in those lands, as well as some of the questions and concerns that you saw raised today about the ongoing importance of the Winnipeg Airport Authority," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The start of road construction season is always an exciting time because it signals the flow of capital funding dollars into our economy,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman added : “Against the backdrop of the global pandemic and the effect it has had on our economy, this is an especially important road construction season for jobs and our city’s economy,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The idea of not being able to walk within two metres of someone, I mean, all of this is new for Winnipeggers and by and large Winnipeggers are doing a great job,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m going to just urge Winnipeggers to not consume or inject any disinfectants,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m going to just urge Winnipeggers to not consume or inject any disinfectants,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As the global pandemic continues to have an effect on our residents, I’m pleased to see an expansion of active transportation routes that can better facilitate physical distancing,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The start of road construction season is always an exciting time because it signals the flow of capital funding dollars into our economy,” “Against the backdrop of the global pandemic and the effect it has had on our economy, this is an especially important road construction season for jobs and our city’s economy” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As the global pandemic continues to have an effect on our residents, I’m pleased to see an expansion of active transportation routes that can better facilitate physical distancing,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Cities across Canada are incredibly important economic drivers for provinces, and in fact for the entire country," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The opportunity and the possibility of direct funding for operational budgets for municipalities could go a long way to mitigating some of those layoffs, and some of those decisions down the road," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We don’t want to have funding and administrative red tape slow things down by having it go through provincial governments,” “This is a direct appeal to the federal government for the benefit of municipal governments across Canada” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Of course I’m disappointed in the results of the arbitrator’s decision,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I can confirm today I’m not prepared to support a judicial review,” “As well, I haven’t heard from any member of council that has expressed support for such a review” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The point of this was always achieving greater sustainability and that’s going to continue to be the goal,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Of course with the arbitrator’s decision the city can’t rely on those savings and a shortfall has been created in the city’s operating budgets that will need to be addressed,” “In 2020 this represents a shortfall of approximately six million dollars and that will need to be dealt with” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Obviously [I'm] very disappointed in the arbitrator's decision, but I respect the fact that that decision has been made and clarity has been provided on council's ability to act unilaterally and so we'll respect that decision," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "the city can't rely on those savings and a shortfall has been created in the city's operating budgets that will need to be addressed in 2020," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I can confirm today that I am not prepared to support a judicial review, as well I haven’t heard from any member of council that has expressed support for such a review,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “Cities across Canada are incredibly important economic drivers for provinces, in fact for the entire country,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today, the stark realities are requiring a change of course,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For a service that’s already heavily subsidized, we’ve reached the point where we can’t continue along the same course, and unfortunately temporary layoffs are in fact required,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The measures taken under the state of local emergency have not been required," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I have not seen a call for or reason for the state of local emergency to continue, so I expect it will be left to expire on May 3," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've heard of a few instances where (community service ambassadors) have encountered residents who were less than friendly in return, however," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The longer this goes, the more that it's going to put pressure on our overall operating and other budgets," External link

CBC Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The longer this goes on, the tighter the squeeze it will be for all of us. So even if we don't have cash in hand from the federal government, just to have a commitment and indication could certainly help with the decisions that we'll need to make in order to meet our balanced budget legislation," "Like other provinces, we're getting no indication from our provincial government that there will be any financial support and in fact, they're trying to recommend that we cut deeper right now" External link

CBC Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's dirty out there and we have a city to clean up," External link

CBC Friday, April 17, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We know that many Winnipeggers take much comfort in knowing that they can call 311, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, a live person will answer their call,” “Now we’re encouraging older adults to reach out to 311 if you’re looking for supports, but unsure of where to find them” External link

barrie Friday, April 17, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We know that during this difficult time of social distancing, many older adults in our community may also be feeling isolated and cut off from community supports, and unsure of where to reach out for assistance,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today we’re in the heartbreaking position of having to temporarily lay off non-permanent staff,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is a decision that’s been made today,” “When and if decisions are made going forward, we’ll let you know” External link

barrie Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "The prospect of layoffs, as I'm indicating today, has obviously grown, and we'll have more to say on that sooner than later," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There has been tremendous effort to to try to redeploy as many people as possible and to avoid layoffs," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’ve certainly received many inquiries about how the transit service will continue,” “That is something we are obviously actively monitoring” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Winnipeg Transit has been building towards this weekend’s launch for more than a year,” “It represents a massive shift in how our transit service is delivered” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For those who are still not getting the message, we’ve reached the point where the continued violations of these measures needs to stop,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 10, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For those who are still not getting the message, we've reached the point where the continued violations of these measures needs to stop," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're hoping that that's not necessary because, you know, it's a Catch-22 governments are in right now," "On one hand, we're saying go home, but on the other hand we're trying to provide space so that when people do need to leave (home), they have safe spaces (where) they can spread out" External link

timescolonist Friday, April 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The measures put in place by the Manitoba government, and the corresponding measures we’ve enacted at the city are there for the safety of all in our community,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If we can work to support and complement [the province's] efforts, that is something we will do," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "If we can work to support and complement their efforts, that is something we will do...we are certainly hearing questions and concerns about people not following social distancing," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We obviously need to get clarity on that very soon because with each passing day, if folks aren't following the recommendations from Manitoba Health, they're putting their own safety and the safety of our community in jeopardy," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is being done in extraordinary circumstances to ensure that the resources and the authority for the public services is there when and if necessary, should it be required to protect the health and the well-being of our residents,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are no immediate plans to exercise the powers under the declaration of the state of local emergency," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's not been done — as far as we know — in our city's history," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are no immediate plans to exercise the powers under the declaration of the state of local emergency," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "To those who are able to continue to pay taxes, thank you," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "we are not there yet...we are not making decisions on those tomorrow" External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I would just urge everybody take the warnings, take the recommendations [and] the orders from the province very seriously — not just for your own health, but for the health of our community," External link

CBC Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's also important to keep in mind that the municipal government is one level of government with the shallowest pockets to provide relief," "Municipal government doesn't have direct skin in the game in terms of economic growth, and we therefore look to other levels of government who do to be there to support businesses and Canadians" External link

CBC Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "These are not the things aspiring politicians want to announce in a community," "They're not easy decisions to make. We're trying to find that appropriate balance to protect people's safety, while also recognizing the fact that people are going outside, they are needing to get some fresh air" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As the situation evolves over the coming weeks, I want to make sure that our public service has all and any available tools that they might need to protect public health and safety,” “That’s why I thought it would be appropriate to have council review and consider calling for a local state of emergency” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is in response to calls from property owners and businesses for some relief in addition to what we’ve been able to offer to date,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "We do expect things to get worse before they get better," External link

CBC Saturday, March 28, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The declaration is not being made today. Council needs to have that dialogue. The public service needs to the tools they need in real time," External link

CBC Saturday, March 28, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think all of us — all members of council and the public service — all appreciate the fact that 30 days is going to be too long to provide everybody with some direction and certainty,” “We’ll obviously be reviewing the public service’s report when it’s concluded. I know they were working through the weekend. We’re looking at a number of options, including property and business tax deferral and other measures” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “At this stage, I wouldn’t rule it out, and it’s something we’ve actively been looking at each day, to be honest,” “Right now, the province is the lead. They’ve issued the state of emergency for the entire province. What I continually am asking our officials is: Iis there an operational benefit to protect the health and safety of Winnipeggers that could be had by issuing our own state of emergency?'” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Winnipeggers like you are taking concrete action to make sure that physical distancing doesn't mean turning your back," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As we continue to navigate increasingly unprecedented times, the effects of COVID-19 are placing extreme challenges on our local business community,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “We’re going to continue to advocate on a daily basis for additional measures that can provide some support to those in need in our community,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Winnipeggers like you are taking concrete action to make sure physical distancing doesn't mean turning your back," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "We recognize the value of our dealer partners who have worked together with us for the past 22 years," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 23, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We were surprised to learn of these things and there has not been meaningful dialogue," External link

CBC Monday, March 23, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Your water will keep running, Transit will keep operating and if you have an emergency, you can still call 911," External link

CBC Saturday, March 21, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The intent is to try and find a way to provide that relief for businesses and homeowners that we know are hurting right now," "We want to know what other options are available to us" External link

CBC Saturday, March 21, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'm pleased this multi-year, balanced budget we are voting on today ensures that civic facilities that are open right now do not close," External link

CBC Saturday, March 21, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There should be some credit [given] to our provincial partners," External link

CBC Friday, March 20, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman acknowledged : "I don't expect everyone will be on board with the decisions we made," External link

CBC Friday, March 20, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There should be some credit [given] to our provincial partners," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "They were effective...So for those that think the budget is cast in stone, we listened," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman acknowledged : "I don't expect everyone will be on board with the decisions we made," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Brian Bowman ) : "This is not going to be a short-term effort,” Bowman said. “We are very concerned about how it may affect our most vulnerable citizens," External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There is very active and ongoing dialogue by the hour to look at what we can do with our most vulnerable," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We heard on one hand we need to just reverse parking rates and on the next hand we need to long-term plan parking rates," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That's why we hear from delegations," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is not going to be a short-term effort. We know this is going to take some time, and we know that this is really affecting our business community, and we are very concerned about how it may affect our most vulnerable citizens," External link

barrie Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about The Deputy ) : "The Deputy Prime Minister was crystal clear that their efforts today is intended to support our most vulnerable, as well as our business community," External link

barrie Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I expect (manager of Winnipeg’s emergency operations centre) Jay Shaw will be working with all of our different departments to ensure they’re following the recommendations from Manitoba Health,” “He has my full confidence and support. As he mentioned there are changes day by day” External link

globalnews Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “From an equity lens there is something inherently wrong when you are saying to all students: All students, regardless of their financial means, that they should have a deeper discount than someone living in low income, including students, non-students,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The activities here ... these are all being guided by the expert opinions and advice from health care professionals — not from politicians," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have a job to do as well. Right now isn't the time, in my view, to walk away. Now is the time that our citizens expect us to the work that's expected of us," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is important work in the legislature right now [for] which we see delays and obviously the city of Winnipeg could be affected by delays," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm not going to speak to the personal activities of a member of council, I would defer to Coun. Chambers," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is no need to engage in panic purchasing. You don't need that much toilet paper," "You don't need to rush out and purchase items in the way we're seeing in some stores" External link

barrie Monday, March 16, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “In order to meet the budget timelines required by law under the Winnipeg Charter, I have also worked with Committee Chairs to reschedule meetings accordingly,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We need all Winnipeggers to do their part," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We need all Winnipeggers to do their part," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We need all Winnipeggers to do their part," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Community health and well-being is our top priority," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Community health and well-being is our top priority," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "While news of the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in the city of Winnipeg may be unsettling, citizens should rest assured that all necessary steps are being taken to protect [their] health and … safety," External link

CBC Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “First step is getting direction from Manitoba Health,” External link

barrie Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Community health and well-being is our top priority," External link

CBC Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'm not sure that it helped their efforts to make that argument right out of the gate, but I think we should be working collaboratively as best as we can coming in," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Greater long-term planning, greater certainty for stakeholders," External link

barrie Monday, March 9, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The fact that city council is looking at balancing four years should give confidence in our responsibility on the fiscal front, but also the fact that we're making key targeted investments in things like transit," External link

barrie Monday, March 9, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "From a policy stand point, what we're trying to do is to make sure that those that need the assistance most in the transit budget get the support that they need," External link

barrie Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The purpose of starting the budget process four months ago in such a public fashion … was to engage the community. And that engagement is something I greatly value," "We are absolutely listening to many groups that are letting their voices be heard about things they care passionately about" External link

CBC Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I appreciate what they are doing, but it's been a number of years now and certainly I am one of the Manitobans that would love to see the province follow our lead and balance their budget — just for one year, while we are balancing four," External link

CBC Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "One of the easiest ways to combat climate change is to simply plant a tree. The Million Tree Challenge aims for a net expansion of our tree canopy that would go beyond the replacement of existing trees and those lost to age and disease," External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman promised : "City facilities that are open right now will not close," External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The revelation, about a week ago, that the chair of the police board, Councillor Kevin Klein had worked for Peter Nygard’s company was something that was news to me and many others at city hall,” External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That engagement is something I absolutely value. We are absolutely listening to many groups that are letting their voices be heard about things they care passionately about," External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This year's preliminary 2020 to 2023 multi-year balanced budget will mark a historic and transformative step forward for our city," External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "In transit, community safety, community services, roads, fire protection, and our tree canopy," External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The purpose of starting the budget process four months ago in such a public fashion … was to engage the community. And that engagement is something I greatly value," "We are absolutely listening to many groups that are letting their voices be heard about things they care passionately about" External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I appreciate what they are doing, but it's been a number of years now and certainly I am one of the Manitobans that would love to see the province follow our lead and balance their budget — just for one year, while we are balancing four," External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m happy to once again launch this year’s application process to appoint Winnipeg’s next Kid Mayor,” External link

barrie Friday, February 28, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's one of the things that we're doing to monitor and work collaboratively with provincial and federal officials," "They are trying to just better understand how they can help them" External link

CBC Friday, February 28, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I was stunned that they were footing the bill for this: that they bought the bus and were donating their time and they were putting forward the money for gas," "The money was not only to help them financially to provide the service, but also just to let them know, and let other community members know, that the work that they're doing, the volunteer efforts, make a difference and they are so deeply appreciated by the City of Winnipeg" External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "I'd like to scrutinize those numbers to see if that's true," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "Council wouldn't, and didn't in my view provide, you know, an unlimited amount to study it," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'd like to get data and not just make an ideological decision and that's why when I hear CUPE saying they can do it cheaper, I'd like to scrutinize those dollars and scrutinize those claims," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There could be smarter ways that we can move people and buses more efficiently in different areas," "So we want to get the best and the smartest research and public engagement, so that we can make decisions on those additional lines" External link

CBC Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "During a time when feelings of western alienation have resurfaced, it is important that municipal leaders are working together to ensure western voices are heard while keeping our nation unified," External link

barrie Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "You know, if the province is open to providing the legal authority for judicial investigations by municipalities across Manitoba that's obviously something that I think would be appropriate for them to consider, in absence of calling a public inquiry themselves," External link

CBC Monday, February 3, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's an incredibly important community meeting space and this new multi-year balanced budget process is the most open and transparent we've ever undertaken," External link

CBC Friday, January 31, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have to make some tough choices but the benefit is the engagement you are seeing, so I appreciate the fact Winnipeggers are letting us know their views. We are absolutely listening to them," External link

CBC Friday, January 31, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Ultimately, decisions haven’t been made, they’ll be made by council,” External link

globalnews Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The work at the centre… They do incredible work,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “The work is ongoing, evenings and weekends right now… so we’ll have that answer on March 6, but there are going to be difficult choices as I’ve said previously,” External link

globalnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We all need to do a better job, I mean all three levels of government, not just the province or the federal government and the illicit drug strategy was something that wasn’t done before to try to motivate and coordinate us,” External link

globalnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I think it's a generational, transformative opportunity for this part of the city and it builds on the investments made by Red River College and so many others in the area. I want to see more customers downtown. I want to see more residents downtown," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Health and housing are matters of provincial jurisdiction," "If we want to be the most improved province in Canada, let's start by looking after our most vulnerable" External link

barrie Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The downtown safety strategy, elicit drug strategy, community safety crime prevention - these are things that didn't exist a few years ago," External link

barrie Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think there's a number of things that can happen,” “You know we have to walk and chew gum, and do a whole bunch of other things. There isn't one specific item in that report, or in any of the actions that we're taking right now that will single handily address the safety needs of our community” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “What I asked today was that we take stock of the implementation by provincial and federal officials, as well as city officials, so that we can identify the further work that needs to happen,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We haven’t had an assessment of what measures the federal government and the provincial government officials have taken when it comes to the illicit drug strategy at this stage so that we can ensure moving forward we’re coordinating our efforts,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have to work together with our provincial and our federal partners to better address the root causes of crime, but also deal with the meth crisis that we are particularly affected with here in the Prairies and in the city of Winnipeg,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have to work together with our provincial and our federal partners to better address the root causes of crime, but also deal with the meth crisis that we are particularly affected with here in the Prairies and in the city of Winnipeg," External link

timescolonist Monday, January 20, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I've long taken the position that I support a national handgun ban,” “My preference would be that it would be in fact national,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It commemorates the loss of life of everybody but the Métis," "That one in particular stands out for me" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "How do we try to at least, before we have those debates, have some dialogue with the community and try to move forward as a community?" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Unfortunately, there has been no dialogue from the provincial government regarding their decision ... the provincial and municipal governments should be standing shoulder-to-shoulder to protect taxpayers on something as serious as the police headquarters scandal," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I recognize there is an investment to be made, but it is a healthy investment in order to get that data," "I want to be part of a municipal government that is on the right side of the issues … so that we can look our kids and look our residents in the eye and say we're doing everything we can, within our means, to combat climate change" External link

CBC Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The results, sadly, speaks for themselves,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 1, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I've been trying to do is to really change the mindset from viewing ourselves as a small town to a big city. We are a big city now," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "You see Toronto, you see Vancouver, other cities, struggling with the challenges of making sure that you are providing a safe and inclusive city for a growing city," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I can't speak for the premier. I know on a personal level I've got a tremendous amount of respect for him," "He's someone who's dedicated his adult life to politics and to being in elected office. I've got a lot of time for him, even if we don't agree on every issue" External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We don't get ahead by tearing each other down. We do it by supporting each other and collaborating," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There absolutely will be some service reductions," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That is a very difficult discussion, a very difficult debate, and … I'm very proud that council had the political courage to make decisions that others have failed to make in the past," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “That chapter has now concluded – there is a clear path and an ongoing need to have a public inquiry,” “We owe it to taxpayers – we serve the same taxpayer, and we owe it to them to get to the bottom of this” External link

barrie Sunday, December 15, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We know that we don't have all of the answer to the questions Winnipeggers have about how the police headquarters fiasco could happen in the first place. And we know we can only get the answers to those questions by compelling witnesses to come in under oath in a public inquiry," "I think the risks of something like this happening again are going to remain as long as we don't have a public inquiry" External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are so many unanswered questions by people whose testimony we can only get with the power of a public inquiry, that can help us provide additional assurances to people that we can't right now," External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We thank Harris Leadership Strategies for their work in gathering potential candidates as we search for a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO),” External link

barrie Friday, December 13, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “My primary focus and consideration is how do we make sure the resources are there to support law enforcement and other vital services that the city provides,” “We’re hearing from the union that [officers] are stretched very, very thin, and we’re also reading reports of voluntary special duties” External link

barrie Friday, December 13, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'd rather have money for front-line policing and city services than in pension entitlements for an unsustainable plan," External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I wish the previous mayor and council had acted on this a long time ago. It's been costing a lot of money that could have been spent smarter to get better services," External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are unique solutions in neighbourhoods across the city and this program will help community organizations make progress toward increasing community safety and preventing crime," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The budget in general is going to be a very difficult exercise," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "absolutely a very difficult budget process," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Without proper testing, without knowing from a science perspective and an engineering perspective… there are significant risks to the integrity of that plant, but also the integrity and quality of the water in our rivers and lakes,” “A catastrophic failure means months of raw sewage flowing into the rivers and we know that that’s a risk that’s been identified by a third-party engineer” External link

globalnews Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “A catastrophic failure means months of raw sewage flowing into the rivers and we know that that’s a risk that’s been identified by a third-party engineer,” External link

barrie Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The implications on water rates would be significant, I can’t underscore that enough,” External link

barrie Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The quickest way to accelerate things, and the best way to protect the health of the lake would be for the province of Manitoba to respond to the funding request for the North End sewage treatment plant that could have been announced yesterday and it was not," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If we had that funding certainty we could provide a construction timeline, and construction certainty, which we know that they've requested and we understand was one of the primary reasons for the denial," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The implications on water rates would be significant and I can't underscore that enough," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We will have to reconsider and review other project loads on the system, so this includes possibly cancelling plans to accept the sewage from neighbouring municipalities," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The overall thrust of the report is … that changes are necessary," "We can't keep doing the same thing and expect different results" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I also wanted to underscore how meth is really an issue here in the Prairies and in Winnipeg in particular,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This new online tool will provide direct access to the status of winter operations and is another great example of the city’s ongoing efforts to making the most up to date information available to the public,” External link

barrie Friday, November 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The costs will be calculated in due course. As you can imagine this is something that is being put together in a very compressed timeframe," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I guess one option would be to not celebrate. I think this is good for the community right now. I think like other communities across Canada, we have our challenges and this is an opportunity to celebrate, together, as a community," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is a couple of hours. It's not like the whiteout parties where the closures were much longer and for numerous days. The logistics are much more streamlined," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Let’s focus on celebrating today,” External link

barrie Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "They played with grit and passion, just like Winnipeggers do," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I want to say thank you to city council,” External link

globalnews Monday, November 25, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman déclaré : "Je remercie tous les habitants de Winnipeg pour leur patience pendant ces deux jours" External link

romandie Friday, January 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM EAT



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ceo of consumer3.64%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
politician1.82%EN02/24/201724/02/2017
mayor25.45%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
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Jason Black said ( about Brian Bowman ) : “For me it’s just, you know, these are the people that I may not have fought right next to but, you know, being a member of the VFW and having been in combat myself… I can relate,” “This is something locally that we started right here in Crawfordsville with the Brian Bowman VFW Post 1431 because it’s our VFW mission statement which is ‘nobody does more for veterans’ and for me, that’s the biggest focus” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 29, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Jason Black said ( about Brian Bowman ) : “For me it’s just, you know, these are the people that I may not have fought right next to but, you know, being a member of the VFW and having been in combat myself… I can relate,” “This is something locally that we started right here in Crawfordsville with the Brian Bowman VFW Post 1431 because it’s our VFW mission statement which is ‘nobody does more for veterans’ and for me, that’s the biggest focus” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 29, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Stephen Borys said ( about Brian Bowman ) : “The WAG commends Mayor Bowman and the City of Winnipeg for promoting Indigenous language by giving an honorary name to Colony Street where it meets the WAG and Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 17, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Brian Bowman ) : "This is not going to be a short-term effort,” Bowman said. “We are very concerned about how it may affect our most vulnerable citizens," External link

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Brian Bowman said : "If other levels of government won't act, I want to see our level of government act," "To do what's right, what's just and respectful to the residential school survivors" External link

CBC Friday, June 18, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Make no mistake about it. If other levels of government won’t act, I want to see our level of government act,” External link

barrie Friday, June 18, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think it’s incredibly important that Winnipeggers and residential school survivors know that this is something that we are working on,” External link

barrie Friday, June 18, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “To do what’s right, what’s just, and what’s respectful to residential school survivors,” External link

barrie Friday, June 18, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Make no mistake about it. If other levels of government won’t act, I want to see our level of government act,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think its incredibly important that Winnipeggers and residential school survivors know that this is something that we are working on,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “To do what’s right, what’s just, and what’s respectful to residential school survivors,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think the time is now,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We haven't heard anything to the contrary yet, but we'll continue to seek the clarity and adjust as necessary," External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have reached out to the provincial government to gain clarity and confirmation that the next set of public health orders will not impact this plan,” External link

barrie Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The repurposing of the historic Bay Downtown building represents an opportunity for renewal in a central part of our city, and that’s why I created the Bay Downtown Advisory Committee (BDAC),” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The name is definitely, you know — controversial would be an understatement, and our Welcoming Winnipeg committee, which we've recently created, is looking at the name as it relates to historical markers," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The name is definitely, you know — controversial would be an understatement, and our Welcoming Winnipeg committee, which we've recently created, is looking at the name as it relates to historical markers," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The Welcoming Winnipeg Committee has been created to guide the City in making decisions regarding requests to create new, add to or remove/rename historical markers and place names, and resolve the absence of Indigenous perspectives and contributions in the stories remembered and commemorated,” External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “They’re tired and they’re exhausted from having to live in this reality that we’re living in right now,” “When they see these events happening, it definitely rattles their sensitivities and it frustrates them” External link

barrie Friday, May 28, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The provincial government has been taking measures to protect us, but they could have gone and they should have gone a lot further,” External link

globalnews Sunday, May 23, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “I’ve put in numerous requests over the last year that he’s been unwilling to respond to in terms of meeting,” External link

barrie Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Every week (the government is) reacting to rising case counts, when doctors and many in our community, myself included, have said we need strong proactive measures,” External link

680news Friday, May 21, 2021 11:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The information we are learning about the situation in our intensive care units is gravely concerning," "For four days, Winnipeg's ICUs have been so full that our provincial government has needed to transport patients outside the province to Ontario for help" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For the federal government to act, however, any such requests must be made by our provincial government – that is why today I am urging our premier to ensure our community gets the urgent assistance from our federal government to shore up our ICU capacity now," "This isn't the time to tinker with public health orders; we need strong proactive leadership, and we've needed it for some time" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The information we are learning about the situation in our intensive care units is gravely concerning," "For four days, Winnipeg's ICUs have been so full that our provincial government has needed to transport patients outside the province to Ontario for help" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For the federal government to act, however, any such requests must be made by our provincial government – that is why today I am urging our Premier to ensure our community gets the urgent assistance from our federal government to shore up our ICU capacity now," "This isn't the time to tinker with public health orders; we need strong proactive leadership, and we've needed it for some time" External link

barrie Friday, May 21, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is a temporary measure to support the provincial government's public health orders," External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The one thing that would help I would hope reduce the number of complaints regarding compliance with the provincial public health orders is if the fines were significantly strengthened," External link

barrie Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The one thing that would help I would hope reduce the number of complaints regarding compliance with the provincial public health orders is if the fines were significantly strengthened," External link

barrie Thursday, May 20, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is a temporary measure to support the provincial government's public health orders," External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Winnipeg Jets ) : “I know it will go against the very DNA of every single Winnipeg Jets fan not to gather in large crowds in support of our Jets, but I really want to underscore the importance that Winnipeggers stay home,” External link

barrie Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The idea of the operating and maintaining by the private sector, for not just that plant but because of the connectivity of our sewage treatment capacity it’s effectively our entire sewage treatment capacity, is not one that I would support,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm listening with an open mind. And what I would encourage my council colleagues that have concerns to propose amendments and work collaboratively with colleagues to make improvements to the document," External link

CBC Friday, May 14, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Primarily education, but of course, they can call in situations that will ultimately flow to provincial coordination for enforcement if and when necessary," External link

barrie Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Effectively it's a takeover of a police service by a provincial government," External link

CBC Friday, May 7, 2021 10:46:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If these recommendations move forward, the province will have full control over the Winnipeg Police Service, less input from residents, and they will dictate the price the city must pay," External link

CBC Friday, May 7, 2021 10:46:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm hearing a lot of concern from residents about the lack of enforcement of provincial public health orders in our community, and I want Winnipeggers to know I share your concern," External link

CBC Friday, May 7, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m hearing a lot of concern from residents about the lack of enforcement of provincial public health orders in our community, and I want Winnipeggers to know I share your concern,” External link

barrie Friday, May 7, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If people are flying into our community to hold rallies at The Forks, they can afford it, and they should be fined significantly. I don’t think they’re high enough, and I don’t think enough people are getting the message,” “I would start by looking at, at a minimum, doubling if not tripling those fines. Make them significant and send that message for those that are choosing willing to just violate provincial public health orders that there’s going to be significant consequences” External link

barrie Friday, May 7, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m not trying to prescribe the visibility of law enforcement. It’s important that elected officials respect the fact that the operations of police services and RCMP are that of those services,” “There are other individuals in the more than 3,000 person strong enforcement team that we’ve heard from provincial officials that could be more visible, and obviously making sure that their safety is paramount, as well” External link

barrie Friday, May 7, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “When I introduced the idea for the Million Tree Challenge back in 2019 it was to protect and expand our city’s immense tree canopy, which is a source of great pride for so many Winnipeggers,” “I wanted to inspire Winnipeggers to simply plant a million new trees in Winnipeg as our population grows toward one million residents over the next couple of decades” External link

barrie Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Winnipeg transit has been in need of a modernization and an upgrade for decades,” “Despite the best efforts of our transit staff and our public service, when I think about the transit system, I think it was really designed for our grandparents” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That is the law right now of the province. I think that we as a council and residents respect the legislation," External link

barrie Friday, April 30, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "In typical Winnipeg fashion, this is using, relative to when you look at other cities, the least amount of finances to get the maximum value for Winnipeggers. That is something Winnipggers are known for and that is what this master plan delivers for Winnipeg Transit riders," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That is the law right now of the province. I think that we as a council and residents respect the legislation," External link

barrie Friday, April 30, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I would ask Winnipeggers; don't party like it's 1999 tonight or in the coming days or weeks. We know right now the weather is beautiful … don't squeeze in some last-minute overcrowded barbecues in your backyard or have people over to your house tonight," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Yeah, I do. I think now is not the time to tinker, I think we need stronger, more proactive measures and we'll continue to advocate in our dialogue with the province to be as proactive as as possible," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think now is not the time to tinker. I think we need stronger, more proactive measures," "The less proactive the measures are, the more likely heavier, more restrictive measures will be required at a later date" External link

barrie Wednesday, April 28, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Our subsidy has never been higher and the question I would be scrutinizing is how much more would it cost property taxpayers in addition to $104 million we are already putting into transit," External link

CBC Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think it's important to respect the legislation and we are trying to do our best to work in the context of the safety that's imbedded in the Highway Traffic Act," External link

CBC Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "You know, I don't think there is any harm in getting that data so we can make an informed decision," External link

barrie Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It’s really trying to advocate what we’re seeing in other jurisdictions, which is increased emphasis on exposure to risk rather than just an age demographic,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The impact is potentially broad-ranging for the community,” “Of course another group we’re continuing to advocate on behalf of is our unsheltered and our homeless community” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If you’re asking whether we’re prepared to commit $25 million today, we think there’s more work that needs to be done before that decision is made in due course” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There are more people living in downtown Winnipeg than ever before in our city’s history," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Unfortunately we've been waiting far too long for the province to confirm their full support for the project, as well as confirmation they forwarded the Phase 1 and Phase 2 request for federal funding to the federal government," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're going to need dollars, and there are dollars available in Ottawa, and [I] don't want to see a logjam on Broadway that could potentially block the flow of those dollars coming to Winnipeg for their intended purpose," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're hopeful they can simply maintain and honour those existing commitments," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are just strongly encouraging our province to really support our Winnipeg police and other police services, because they're part of the solution," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Many of our fire-paramedic service staff have been able to book vaccines and start getting their shots, but it doesn't include our Winnipeg police officers, who … are routinely doing work in the community, exposed to people with COVID-19," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about John Layne ) : “I trust and would expect the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Chief John Lane will be available to you to be able to provide context and answer your question,” External link

barrie Friday, March 26, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is unfortunately not a new phenomena. But we are certainly taking a citywide approach within the public service, but also in the community," External link

barrie Monday, March 22, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "This is one of the ways in which we ensure that we're doing our part to have an inclusive and equitable workforce in the community, and just to ensure that individuals who interact with our employees and our team … reflects the community and the individuals we serve," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If all of the programs in the past were successful, we wouldn't need motions like this. The reality is, we do. Our workforce doesn't adequately reflect the community that we serve, so more work is needed," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Winnipeg can weather any storm. And when this storm has passed, we'll be stronger than before," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We want to be sure that local democracy is ultimately successful and you do that by making sure local councils are making the decisions for the communities they serve," External link

CBC Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The workforce doesn’t adequately reflect the community we serve and so more work is needed,” External link

barrie Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Apple has been able to stake out the moral high ground, I think, claiming that they're focused on user privacy. But in reality, they really surrendered app discovery to and merchandising to Facebook and Google. What I see them doing is trying to get that control back," External link

cnbc Friday, March 19, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "When you look at the companies who are investing $6 [million] to $20 million a month, every month for 18 months to get a payback, all that stuff becomes opaque very, very quickly, when Apple flips that switch," External link

cnbc Friday, March 19, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This time last year, the world as we know it had changed completely,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “All of these numbers represent real people. These are our neighbours, our friends, family members,” “Many Winnipeggers were restricted from being by the side of their loved ones in their final days... It’s absolutely heartbreaking to think of how much that has impacted so many in our community” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 13, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think we could have possibly implemented that a little bit earlier. I think that would have put a little bit more pressure as well on the other order of government to move sooner than they did,” External link

barrie Saturday, March 13, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We kept the buses running during the pandemic as best we could because it fuels the economy and keeps Winnipeggers moving,” “It’s a challenge for municipalities across North America and around the world are going to be grappling with for some time” External link

barrie Saturday, March 13, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I have to say this is a disappointing action at this time by Minister Scott Fielding, since binding arbitration is typically not favourable to the interest of taxpayers," "Taxpayers have paid on the chin in the past when binding arbitration has been utilized. My concern is that this will be costly, and we won't be able to affect changes in the collective agreement as we'd like as a result of the action initiated by Minister Scott Fielding" External link

CBC Friday, March 12, 2021 7:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think the public service worked within their delegated authority to do what they could," "I'm pleased that they did significantly discount the rate, but there may be some work that we are able to do as elected officials" External link

barrie Friday, March 12, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "As a result of the provincial public health orders, many Winnipeggers were restricted from being by the side of their loved ones in their final days," External link

CBC Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We understand the negative impact of racism cannot be eradicated if we do not acknowledge it exists," External link

CBC Monday, March 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is still very real and it requires an unrelenting resolve from all of us pushing it back," External link

CBC Monday, March 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As a city, we understand the negative impact of racism cannot be eradicated if we do not acknowledge it exists,” “We all have a role to play when it comes to eliminating racism, and the city is proud and honoured to partnered with so many outstanding community organizations to put this week together” External link

cknw Monday, March 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Ending homelessness is possible, and to achieve this, we must be more effective in working together as municipal, provincial and federal governments in support of End Homelessness Winnipeg's efforts to end homelessness," "Today's announcement, which will support 18 units, is absolutely a step in the right direction" External link

barrie Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I do support the release of as much information related to this matter as possible at the appropriate time," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "The starting place for Mr. Forrest would be to provide written consents of his members for the release of all of their information pertaining to this matter," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's be frank — the two largest unions at the centre of this [are the] UFFW and MGEU," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a tremendous amount of stress about the future of the service that's been the elephant in the room for many years," "We've been looking for direction from the provincial government on what they would like to do with ambulance services, which is in their areas of jurisdiction" External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "The starting place for Mr. Forrest would be to provide written consents of his members for the release of all of their information pertaining to this matter. That would be a that would be a starting place," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a tremendous amount of stress about the future of the service that's been the elephant in the room for many years. We've been looking for direction from the provincial government on what they would like to do with ambulance services, which is in their areas of jurisdiction," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "The starting place for Mr. Forrest would be to provide written consents of his members for the release of all of their information pertaining to this matter. That would be a that would be a starting place," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a tremendous amount of stress about the future of the service that's been the elephant in the room for many years. We've been looking for direction from the provincial government on what they would like to do with ambulance services, which is in their areas of jurisdiction," External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "How much longer as a community are we going to allow this to continue, instead of just putting the resources in place?" External link

barrie Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Unfortunately, there hasn't been that sense of urgency from our provincial partners in areas of their jurisdiction. So we'll continue to look at what we can do to provide support," External link

barrie Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Catherine KIoepfer has over thirty years of public and private sector experience in financial management to draw upon, including at the Winnipeg Airport Authority and a number of community boards, organizations and corporations," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today’s announcement is an important step forward for inclusivity in Winnipeg,” External link

barrie Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "In the absence of immediate action from the provincial government in an area of their jurisdiction, the city is once again the last line of defence," "It's not perfect, but the city is taking this step because action is needed" External link

CBC Friday, February 12, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Public transit is a crucial service in modern cities and the City of Winnipeg welcomes having a strong government partner who supports public transit,” External link

barrie Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I am urging the UFFW and frankly, other leaders throughout the community within the City of Winnipeg workforce to acknowledge that systemic racism exists because it needs to be said, and it needs to be said often,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, February 6, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Alex Forrest ) : "I have asked Mr. Forrest, as President of the UFFW, to join the City of Winnipeg in its public efforts and speak out today to acknowledge the existence of systemic racism within the UFFW and to demonstrate what measures the UFFW has taken to date to address such issues," External link

barrie Friday, February 5, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There's a lot of work that's gone on recently," External link

CBC Thursday, February 4, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There will undoubtedly be opposing views on the outcome of this review and I think it is incredibly important to remember that at the heart of this, a child's life was lost and this is a tragedy for our entire community," External link

barrie Friday, January 29, 2021 11:24:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I'm interested in is getting scientific information and data that can help inform us from a health perspective. And I would encourage provincial leaders who are responsible for the health of our residents to do the same," External link

CBC Friday, January 29, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Efforts at the City of Winnipeg continue to occur in our efforts to combat racism,” “As elected officials, I think it’s incredibly important to acknowledge that systemic racism exists at all levels of government, and (in) every department in those governments” External link

barrie Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have to continue to combat racism in all of its forms,” External link

barrie Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This just underscores the challenges that I think many folks are having in this province of getting clarity from the province when they need it," "When the province is asked to provide input and approval and they conduct inspections, we should be able to rely on the provincial officials for that guidance" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think a lot of Winnipeggers are scratching their heads, wondering why our provincial government would not call a public inquiry," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The motion being published today seeks to give all of these councils a voice on Plan 2050, a plan that could significantly shape the way all municipalities in the capital region grow for many decades," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For Plan 2050 to truly have legitimacy, it needs the support of the 18 democratically elected councils that make up the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region board," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think it's a great idea," "I think it could increase your foot traffic in there and give people flexibility" External link

wcfcourier Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think a lot of Winnipeggers are scratching their heads, wondering why our provincial government would not call a public inquiry," External link

CBC Friday, January 15, 2021 6:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The motion being published today seeks to give all of these councils a voice on Plan 2050, a plan that could significantly shape the way all municipalities in the capital region grow for many decades," External link

CBC Friday, January 15, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For Plan 2050 to truly have legitimacy, it needs the support of the 18 democratically elected councils that make up the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region board," External link

CBC Friday, January 15, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The point of of organizations signing on to the Winnipeg Indigenous Accord is so that they can put themselves out and set some benchmarks and be held publicly accountable," External link

CBC Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is great to hear. But we do need more details at the city to ensure our essential workers are on the province's radar for priority access to the vaccine," "Access to these details are being requested so the city can determine how and when plans for vaccine prioritization will affect our essential services personnel" External link

CBC Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The point of of organizations signing on to the Winnipeg Indigenous Accord is so that they can put themselves out and set some benchmarks and be held publicly accountable," External link

CBC Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is great to hear. But we do need more details at the city to ensure our essential workers are on the province's radar for priority access to the vaccine," "Access to these details are being requested so the city can determine how and when plans for vaccine prioritization will affect our essential services personnel" External link

CBC Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "As the eligibility for vaccine criteria is expanded we are looking to ensure our essential service personnel are prioritized so that essential city services are protected for our residents," External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I have been reaching out to the province since early December to get as many details on the province's vaccine rollout," External link

barrie Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The virus, we know, can be spread not just inside but also outdoors, and I would just encourage people to exercise caution and stick to those fundamentals," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have and will continue to do what we can to work collaboratively with the provincial government — because we all want the same outcomes — we all want our residents to be safe, we all want what’s best for our health-care heroes,” “I always find when we have that opportunity to have direct dialogue, we both benefit, and more importantly our residents benefit” External link

globalnews Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Winnipeg has transformed since the last public washroom closed, and I’m happy to see this strategy moving forward to ensure there will be more places to go Downtown,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The entire spectrum of affordable housing in Winnipeg is facing immense pressure on all fronts,” External link

globalnews Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I am very pleased that the rinks will be opening very soon," External link

barrie Friday, December 18, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The federal government is actively providing assistance to our operating budget in a significant way,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 17, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "To be clear, playgrounds and athletic fields are open while the process unfolds," "I'm very pleased that residents will now have more options available to them to get outside and and to get active safely" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I know that there will be, and there have been for many years, different ideas floating around. Let's canvass which ones are real, which ones have been considered by Hudson's Bay and and get some advice from this group as a first step," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Many Winnipeggers, myself included, have very fond memories of The Bay downtown,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Obviously, the landscape for retail has changed in the many decades since that store opened,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Let's have some dialogue. What I don't want to do is simply, you know, pull a Seinfeld and say, well, that's a shame, we're just going to walk away from from this location," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I know that there there will be and there have been for many years, different ideas floating around. Let's canvas which ones are real, which ones have been considered by Hudson Bay and and get some advice from this group as a first step," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think we've built a budget update that is responsive to the majority of Winnipeggers. There are folks on the extreme right and extreme left and in between as well … that have views and they are providing their input," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have to be responsible. We have to make sure that when you call 911 there is someone there to answer the call.… The advocates that are saying defund or abolish the police aren't saying what's the alternative," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "So the good news going into the weekend is get your skates out, get them ready. Something to look forward to," External link

barrie Friday, December 11, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Everything we are doing is accordance with provincial public health orders," External link

barrie Friday, December 11, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is an important public need right now, and we hope to get our services up and running once it is safe to do so, so we can welcome all of our staff back to work,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'd like to find a path forward … but we do owe it to taxpayers to find out what it costs," External link

CBC Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "This is Canada. I mean, there's ice, people want to play hockey. We get it.... [But] we don't want to see a loss of life. We don't want to see people go through the ice," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We don't want to divert first responders right now, at a time when we know they're being called ... to help out at personal care homes, for example. We don't want to stretch those resources any more than necessary," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Retention ponds in particular, they’re not safe to be on at any time. We want to make sure, first and foremost, we protect the safety of our residents. If there’s less emergency calls for retention ponds, there are more first responders available for other emergencies,” External link

barrie Friday, December 4, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is Canada. I mean, there's ice, people want to play hockey. We get it," External link

CBC Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That's one of the reasons why we initiated dialogue with federal and provincial officials about the first-responder testing site," External link

CBC Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Our chief has said these are achievable over the next three years, and obviously they will have to find it within the service," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If you have the means, support local. Do your purchasing sooner than later so you can spread out the demand and the work on those that are delivering," External link

barrie Monday, November 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “These are alarming numbers, and I want to once again urge Winnipeggers to stay home,” “Stay home if you don’t have to leave your home right now. Now is not the time to go out unless you need to” External link

barrie Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are here seven years later having this debate. Something has gone seriously wrong and we need to wrap this up," External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I think everyone desires to find that road to yes because we do want to see developments in these lands," External link

barrie Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I thought it was deplorable what we saw in Steinbach," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We've seen what happened at some of our personal care homes," External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Part of living in a free and democratic society is having the right to personal freedoms, and while protecting personal freedom is something we all believe is incredibly important in a free and democratic society, I have to ask in what world is it acceptable to exercise that personal freedom in a reckless manner,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re losing residents right now to COVID, and to see, really, the selfishness of these individuals, think about somebody other than yourself,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman wrote : “Since these provincial orders came into effect on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, we have witnessed a significant number of residents attending large commercial establishments, in-person, to purchase non-essential goods and services. Obviously, this raises serious concerns that community transmission of COVID-19 is not being mitigated as much as possible,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "A lot of health care professionals, they rely on transit to get to and from some of the hospitals," External link

barrie Saturday, November 14, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Order delivery, support local businesses at every opportunity, if you have the means. If you're starting to look at gifts for the holiday season, I'd encourage you and I encourage all Winnipeggers support our local businesses, especially those that aren't able to physically open right now," External link

CBC Friday, November 13, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Don’t gather with people that you don’t live with,” External link

barrie Friday, November 13, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If everyone puts in this effort right now, and makes these sacrifices to our everyday lives, we will flatten the curve once again,” External link

barrie Friday, November 13, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The city will be pulling bylaw enforcement officers within community services from their regular duties and redeploying them into public health enforcement,” External link

cknw Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Personal Care ) : “The events of the last few days at Maples Personal Care Home as we’ve come to learn can really only be described as sickening,” External link

barrie Monday, November 9, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Personal Care ) : “The events of the last few days at Maples Personal Care Home as we’ve come to learn can really only be described as sickening,” “What we have needed and continue to need is to have the provincial government to be more proactive in planning than we’ve seen to date” External link

barrie Monday, November 9, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The city will be pulling bylaw enforcement officers within community services from their regular duties and redeploying them into public health enforcement,” External link

globalnews Friday, November 6, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This will of course have an impact on the city’s bylaw enforcement activities,” “I would like to just ask Winnipeggers for their patience in those areas as the city steps up to support the province in enforcing provincial public health orders” External link

barrie Friday, November 6, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The one thing I’ll say is I think he’ll be very diligent, there’s a lot of work involved and he works very hard,” External link

barrie Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I know these are really stressful times for everybody in our community, including public officials,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Our hope was that when new measures were introduced by the provincial government, that there would be corresponding, targeted financial relief for those businesses most affected," External link

CBC Monday, November 2, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Consider staying home with your children like our family is going to be doing. We're still debating the movies we're going to watch, we've bought a tonne of junk food for our kids — and for their dad — and we're just going to be celebrating in a different way this year," External link

CBC Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I would just ask that parents consider celebrating in a different kind of way this year,” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “That’s really been my objective, to try to get as much information as possible to help us determine what the City of Winnipeg would be getting for that (nearly $12 million) subsidy,” “I haven’t seen the information that would give me comfort that that level of subsidy for a for-profit sports team is needed” External link

globalnews Friday, October 30, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I haven't seen the information that would give me comfort to support that level of subsidy," External link

CBC Friday, October 30, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I haven't seen the information that would give me comfort that that level of subsidy for a for-profit sports team is needed," External link

barrie Friday, October 30, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For years we had heard — from some strenuously — that growth was paying for growth,” “I’ve been arguing no, existing homeowners are subsidizing the costs of growth to an extent that I didn’t think was fair to existing taxpayers, so this decision confirms what we’ve been saying: growth is not paying for growth, and the City of Winnipeg does in fact have the ability to have an impact fee” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think less time in court and the more time building this community up, the better,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today's announcement of $12.5 million in support to the City of Winnipeg is a direct result of that advocacy,” External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re not out of the storm, and so next year we anticipate we’re going to be suffering some losses going into the new year. The bulk of those losses are associated with transit,” External link

cknw Friday, October 23, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This could very well have implications in our budget update with respect to transit,” “That’s something we’re working on right now and we’ll keep you posted on what implications it could have” External link

cknw Friday, October 23, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re not out of the storm, and so next year we anticipate we’re going to be suffering some losses going into the new year. The bulk of those losses are associated with transit,” External link

globalnews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This could very well have implications in our budget update with respect to transit,” “That’s something we’re working on right now and we’ll keep you posted on what implications it could have” External link

globalnews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'm open to looking at the subsidy, provided the information [we've requested] is provided," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The immediate extension of outdoor patios to October 31 and the creation of a winter program is one more step the City has been able to take in order to create more flexible conditions for the hospitality industry,” “With added restrictions due to the pandemic, the hospitality industry is struggling right now and I am hopeful this winter patio program will help create more opportunities for business owners” External link

barrie Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I know one of the concerns in our beautiful, hot summer is the beer gets warm pretty quick — that’s not a problem in Winnipeg in December or January, so we might be able to have some fun in a safe way in the winter months this year,” “I’m looking forward to having a cold beer in the snow — with a heater” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 10, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The immediate extension of outdoor patios to Oct. 31 and the creation of a winter program is one more step the city has been able to take in order to create more flexible conditions for the hospitality industry," "With added restrictions due to the pandemic, the hospitality industry is struggling right now, and I am hopeful this winter patio program will help create more opportunities for business owners" External link

CBC Friday, October 9, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The immediate extension of outdoor patios to October 31 and the creation of a winter program is one more step the City has been able to take in order to create more flexible conditions for the hospitality industry,” External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "the mayor is certainly open to hearing Mr. Woiden out" External link

CBC Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Province ) : "If the province wishes to cut their service, as I mentioned before, that is their prerogative, it's their jurisdiction to be responsible for health care in the Province of Manitoba," "As the contracted service provider, the city delivers the service the province wants to provide" External link

barrie Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've seen first hand some of the School Resource Officers and the dialogue they have, the public service, you know the PSAs they provide in schools. I appreciate that," External link

barrie Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The implications of not supporting this would mean the SROs would almost certainly be pulled from schools," External link

barrie Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "What I always appreciate in the community is bridge building," External link

CBC Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Yeah, we're doing the best we can with the information that we get, when we get it," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There'll be ample time for analysis of all three levels of government's actions with respect to operating in a global pandemic afterwards. Right now, we're doing everything we can to support the provincial health orders and the province of Manitoba," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It was a while ago.… I can't tell you off the top of my head. It's been, it's been some time ago," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I’m asking Winnipeggers to embrace this challenge," External link

timescolonist Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm asking Winnipeggers to embrace this challenge, come together to support these public health orders that are intended to protect the safety of our residents," External link

barrie Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “We’re just seeing the numbers right now — they’re not going in the right direction in the province,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “At this point, we’re not actively looking at it. It is something we’re deferring to the province of Manitoba,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I do hope the province is considering a mandatory mask requirement province-wide," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a level of anxiety [among] drivers that have family members or themselves that want to get in and get their testing done," External link

CBC Friday, September 18, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Whether or not speeds are formally restricted, slow down, watch for kids approaching at intersections," External link

CBC Friday, September 18, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We all want to ensure parents and students are getting to and from school as safe as possible," "Over the last number of weeks, our public works department has identified a number of concerns over the way traffic is being managed around schools" External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Demand at testing sites has picked up recently and the corresponding traffic flow around the site has also spiked," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Drivers, in particular, are reminded to adhere to parking and loading restriction as well as reduced speed school zones," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We all have a role to play in keeping our students safe," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I know many residents have been eagerly awaiting expanded operations," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm grateful by the work by our public service that has been put into restoring a library experience we are all more familiar with," External link

barrie Friday, September 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "They've said, 'if you want us to forward your request to the federal government, you've got to do it under these terms,'" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Is it a positive step to be able to bring in these dollars? Yes. Our No. 1 priority has been the North End sewage treatment plant. So obviously you see a prioritization happening, and hopefully the stars aligning for all three levels of government," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm hoping and expecting that they'll make good on being full partners. We just want to make sure that we don't further reduce those transit dollars," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This would be a welcome prioritization of $589 million … toward City Council’s number one infrastructure priority, the North End Sewage Treatment Plant,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Get a contract in place, for something as important as ambulance service. That message obviously hasn't been acted upon by the provincial government, because it's been five years without a contract. It's been far too long," External link

CBC Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If those plans are privatization, in-sourcing at the province or breaking up the integrated model, they should be forthcoming and open about what those plans are," External link

CBC Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I appointed him chair of the police board, and I didn’t see any leadership during that time on the issue of body cams,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It was all men on the short list," External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "In the intervening months, we were facing a pandemic which had washed up on our shores," External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Mike has been providing very strong leadership," "If you just look at the results of the efforts of the public service to respond to a very demanding situation [the pandemic], I think he's been doing really good work" External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It’s a great name, a great history to get here,” “I know it was a decade in the making by a lot of folks” External link

barrie Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I do expect it will take time for Winnipeggers to understand the rules and do their part," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This was a low-cost response to that," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The motion is proposing extending the deferral period to assist businesses and property owners as they do their best to manage the economic impact the pandemic is having," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The ongoing global pandemic continues to have a detrimental economic impact on numerous sectors of the economy," External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've been increasingly carrying a mask in my pocket, and it's not my favourite thing to wear, I have to be honest. But it's a small thing to do to try to protect the health and well being of our citizens," External link

CBC Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We don't want to see shaming of folks who are not wearing masks. There are unique needs that result in someone not wearing a mask," External link

CBC Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As we approach the fall season and children are returning back to school, higher volumes of people are expected on Winnipeg Transit and in City of Winnipeg facilities, and with those higher volumes of people, it will be increasingly difficult to maintain physical distancing,” “I hope to see Winnipeggers embrace this new measure and continue to support each other as we’ve seen throughout the pandemic” External link

globalnews Friday, August 28, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The purchase of Portage Place by Starlight was for about $69 million. We later learned there’s a request for $60 million in combined support from all three levels of government — $20 million each,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're not asking people to publicly shame or call people out," "Let's be respectful. It's a recommendation. It's not an order or a mandated item coming from Manitoba Health" External link

CBC Saturday, July 18, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "The return on investment is heavily weighed toward the federal and provincial governments … and the feds aren't in yet," External link

CBC Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Provided that there's no appeal initiated by the applicants, I'd like to see those refunds go in a timely way," External link

barrie Friday, July 17, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have confirmation that we have the ability to impose an impact fee. We can revisit the bylaw this year and make those adjustments," External link

barrie Friday, July 17, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I certainly think that it’s in the best interests of the city to work collaboratively with the industry,” “I wouldn’t support an appeal at this time that would be initiated by the city” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 16, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Our return on investment is less than $5 million,” “Over the life (of the project), there’s about $83 million total in revenues for all levels of government, and we are definitely the minority partner in terms of that return on investment” External link

cknw Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "The return on investment is heavily weighed toward the federal and provincial governments … and the feds aren't in yet," External link

CBC Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It’s a framework I think we can work with,” External link

barrie Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “We now have a judicial decision which confirms that imposing an impact fee is lawful and in fact growth in the city is not paying for growth,” External link

globalnews Friday, July 10, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For those property owners who have felt that they have been unfairly subsidizing the cost for suburban sprawl, this decision does provide a roadmap forward and some light at the end of the tunnel for existing homeowners," External link

CBC Friday, July 10, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Ultimately council approved the bylaw … and [it was] council's decision to introduce an impact fee, as well as take the position that growth wasn't paying for growth," External link

CBC Friday, July 10, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've been arguing, as others have, that growth has not been paying for the cost of growth," External link

barrie Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "These decision were very difficult but they were necessary," External link

CBC Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I would have rather seen we were doing one before I came to office," External link

CBC Saturday, July 4, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's see what evolves in terms of the feedback we get from Winnipeggers," External link

CBC Saturday, July 4, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Through further evaluation now … it’s quite obvious to us through visual observation that this sanitary line was relieving itself into a storm line that went straight (north) to Black Hawk Creek,” External link

wcfcourier Sunday, June 28, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m thinking of the individuals. I can appreciate the questions being raised, as well as concern and anger about getting a bill when the injury was caused by a member of the public service, whether it’s police or any other member of the public service,” “It’s one that I’ll look into if it’s something you can provide me with some additional information, I’ll personally look into that” External link

cknw Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We really need to find ways to be more efficient in how police and how other emergency resources are allocated and dispatched," External link

barrie Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We really need to find ways to be more efficient in how police and how other emergency resources are allocated and dispatched,” External link

barrie Friday, June 26, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m thinking of the individuals. I can appreciate the questions being raised, as well as concern and anger about getting a bill when the injury was caused by a member of the public service, whether it’s police or any other member of the public service,” “It’s one that I’ll look into if it’s something you can provide me with some additional information, I’ll personally look into that” External link

globalnews Friday, June 26, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m thinking of the individuals. I can appreciate the questions being raised, as well as concern and anger about getting a bill when the injury was caused by a member of the public service, whether it’s police or any other member of the public service,” “It’s one that I’ll look into if it’s something you can provide me with some additional information, I’ll personally look into that” External link

globalnews Friday, June 26, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "It offended the sensitivities of many Winnipeggers, including myself," External link

CBC Friday, June 26, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It deeply troubled me when I learned it," "Part of the concern that I have, and I know others are sharing it, is the stigmatization that does exist for those members of our community that are affected by homelessness, and what it communicates to the broader community" External link

barrie Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's see what we can do to improve safety in terms of our design and also in the area of photo enforcement," External link

barrie Saturday, June 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have not heard a lot from the province in recent weeks in terms of what they're doing to measure their success in making real improvements for the individuals that are affected," External link

CBC Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The short answer is no, the directive is that that dialogue occur — I’m not prescribing for the police board chair or the police board, what their feedback might be,” “I just think it would be useful information for the minister of justice to have the insights and the inputs of the Winnipeg Police Board” External link

globalnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “What I will say at a high level is … the more that … there can be real and perceived trust and confidence by … our community in the oversight and the accountability of the police, the better it is for everyone in terms of the administration of justice,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “It is in hindsight extremely timely,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 19, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “These decisions were difficult but they were in response to provincial public health orders that were put into place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, flatten the curve, and as a result, (there was) a reduction in demand for city services,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Cliff Cullen ) : "to prepare a written submission to Justice Minister Cliff Cullen that considers changes to the police services act that will provide for increased board effectiveness, including improved civilian governance and police accountability," External link

CBC Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is something I've been contemplating over the last number of months," "Increasingly as we deal with the global pandemic, I've been realizing – and I know others have as well – that the new normal is going to look quite different from how city services were provided before the pandemic" External link

barrie Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “During these challenging times, I appreciate that Councillor Chambers is prepared to provide needed leadership in the position of chair,” "I think there is an opportunity with renewed leadership there to make the Police Board more effective" External link

barrie Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I'm looking to do is to position the City of Winnipeg, our operations and our supports to the community through the lens of preparing for resiliency and the new norm," "I didn't want to wait to November to refresh these mandates, because quite frankly, the community needs us to focusing on what the recovery looks like now and over the summer" External link

barrie Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The Winnipeg Police Board provides civilian oversight of the Winnipeg Police Service. It also works to ensure that the needs and values of the community are reflected in the Winnipeg Police Service. During these challenging times, I appreciate that Councillor Chambers is prepared to provide needed leadership in the position of Chair,” External link

barrie Friday, June 12, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "That board needs strong leadership, so I accepted his resignation," External link

CBC Friday, June 12, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Kevin Klein ) : "no secret Coun. Klein found the role of police board chair challenging," External link

CBC Friday, June 12, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The health needs many of the residents have, I don’t expect they’ve been fully attended to this week,” External link

barrie Friday, June 12, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I think we have to ask ourselves is, 'Are we going to renew our commitment to each other and a commitment to build a city which we're all proud to call home?'" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are in the process of moving those staff back to their regular assigned duties," External link

barrie Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The provincial government has been and will continue to be responsible ultimately for the enforcement of provincial health orders," "We will continue to support them in those efforts" External link

barrie Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's not lose sight of the fact that these are Winnipeggers and we always want to see sensitivity and compassion in dealing with individuals who may need some assistance," External link

CBC Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Let's not lose sight of the fact that these are Winnipeggers and we always want to see sensitivity and compassion in dealing with individuals who may need some assistance," External link

CBC Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We heard communications from the federal government that was new. And to date, the province hasn’t recommended that transit riders wear masks on transit buses. We want to make sure that we’re following the recommendations and so we’ve asked for clarity on what those recommendations are,” External link

barrie Friday, June 5, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re doing everything we can to follow recommendations [from health officials] … We’ve asked the province for recommendations for masks for riders on transit,” “We’ve asked for clarity, what those recommendations are” External link

cknw Friday, June 5, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We’re doing everything we can to follow recommendations [from health officials] … We’ve asked the province for recommendations for masks for riders on transit,” “We’ve asked for clarity, what those recommendations are” External link

globalnews Friday, June 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is real. It occurs here in Winnipeg. It occurs in Manitoba," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We are in the process of moving those staff back to their regular assigned duties," External link

barrie Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The provincial government has been and will continue to be responsible ultimately for the enforcement of provincial health orders," "We will continue to support them in those efforts" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Racism is real. It occurs here in Winnipeg. It occurs in Manitoba," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I know that I can never fully appreciate the experience of all racialized communities, or the acute pain that Mr. Floyd’s death is causing the Black community in Minneapolis, throughout the United States, and in our own city, but I’m trying to learn,” External link

barrie Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's pretty clear that if the federal government intervenes in this way, or weighs in, in this manner, as proscribed in the [City of Winnipeg] charter, then we need to respect that," External link

CBC Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "When you are dealing with legal matters, especially legal matters initiated by other parties they are not always easy and there are two sides to legal challenges, lawyers on both sides do their best to represent the interests of their clients," External link

CBC Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "You have much of the power being pulled into an unelected and certainly less accountable municipal board whose membership is chosen by the minister of municipal relations," "It definitely seems like a step backwards in terms of openness, transparency and accountability" External link

CBC Friday, May 29, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Congratulations to Siloam Mission on completing their capital campaign and achieving the $19-million goal,” “Siloam Mission is an incredibly important organization that provides care and compassion to many of our city’s most vulnerable and the City of Winnipeg is pleased to help support their efforts” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m not able, for the record, to consider new information that isn’t being provided… to all members of council, so I’m not going to directly respond,” “All I’ll say is that we believe the court’s direction was clear, that this matter does need to proceed to council for consideration and that’s what the city is doing right now” External link

cknw Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're obviously hoping that there'll be an opportunity for meaningful input," "We want to see things as co-ordinated as possible" External link

CBC Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m not able, for the record, to consider new information that isn’t being provided… to all members of council, so I’m not going to directly respond,” “All I’ll say is that we believe the court’s direction was clear, that this matter does need to proceed to council for consideration and that’s what the city is doing right now” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman stated : “We all have a part to play to make our roads safer for everyone, and the most important message to drivers who approach construction zones is to use caution and just slow down,” External link

barrie Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The city has protections in place for the safety of our staff and our residents. We expect those rules to be followed,” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The focus of the provincial health inspectors appears to be on businesses only, and as a default the province is relying on law enforcement agencies for other public spaces," External link

CBC Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The manner in which the province is enforcing is a decision for the provincial government to make. And we're doing our best within our city parks," External link

CBC Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For all other spaces… the provincial government is responsible for the provincial government’s public health orders,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If the public is expecting that provincial public health inspectors are actively monitoring the broader community and the streets, I think its important to manage those expectations based on what… we understand and the evidence that we’ve seen, we don’t believe that’s occurring,” “It’s falling on the shoulders of law enforcement officials” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have a chief of police and members of the Winnipeg Police Service who do difficult and dangerous work and I’ll leave their operational decisions for them to speak to,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For all other spaces… the provincial government is responsible for the provincial government’s public health orders,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “If the public is expecting that provincial public health inspectors are actively monitoring the broader community and the streets, I think its important to manage those expectations based on what… we understand and the evidence that we’ve seen, we don’t believe that’s occurring,” “It’s falling on the shoulders of law enforcement officials” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have a chief of police and members of the Winnipeg Police Service who do difficult and dangerous work and I’ll leave their operational decisions for them to speak to,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This level of certainty is always welcome, but even more so with the numerous financial challenges that we know the province is facing,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I believe the dialogue we’ve had over the last week has moved us much closer to the full support we’re looking for from the province as they consider forwarding council’s project priorities for federal support,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 13, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "our office will wait for an update from the public service before providing comment" External link

CBC Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I have not been prescriptive, because what I am proposing is a partnership with the province. It's ultimately a decision that would be made by the province. They provide the legal framework from which we can collect revenues, so I am proposing we work together," External link

CBC Friday, May 8, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's shovel-ready, it's shovel-worthy and it's ready to go. And it'll do a lot of good for not only the economy, but for the health of our rivers and our lakes," External link

CBC Friday, May 8, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I know there are number of parties who have a keen interest in this particular vote and I will just remind everybody, whether it's the province, the developer, the airport, members of council — we have rules governing hearing processes at city hall that do not allow members of council, including myself to consider new information and we need to follow those rules," External link

CBC Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Kevin Klein ) : "With the hearing process and the rules governing hearings at city hall, members are not permitted to consider new information," "We had at least one member of council, councillor (Kevin) Klein, according to the speakers and our clerks, introduced new information and was ruled out of order" External link

barrie Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “A reduction in services was due to a reduced demand in riders of approximately 70 per cent, the service was reduced by about 30 percent so there is a buffer,” External link

barrie Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Well, that's not going to cut it for those that have never had patios and who realize on Monday, they can start making some money and welcoming people to patios," External link

barrie Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Transit operations have definitely had to change and evolve with the change in ridership demand," External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Well, that's not going to cut it for those that have never had patios and who realize on Monday, they can start making some money and welcoming people to patios," External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Transit operations have definitely had to change and evolve with the change in ridership demand,” External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Well that’s not going to cut it for those that have never had patios and who realize on Monday they can start making some money and welcoming people to patios,” External link

barrie Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Please be extra vigilant when you are out in the community and know that these penalties can, and where necessary will, be issued going forward," External link

CBC Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The impact that COVID-19 is having on our local economy is extending to farmers’ markets that are struggling to safely distribute their produce,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 1, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is much more to reopening than simply reversing measures that we've put into place," External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're talking magazines, books — a library is intended to be high-touch," "We want people to touch the books, we want them to take them home, we want them to read them, we want them to share them with friends and family. We want them to return for others to touch" External link

CBC Friday, May 1, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is a long history that certainly predates my time in office with respect to development in those lands, as well as some of the questions and concerns that you saw raised today about the ongoing importance of the Winnipeg Airport Authority," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The start of road construction season is always an exciting time because it signals the flow of capital funding dollars into our economy,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman added : “Against the backdrop of the global pandemic and the effect it has had on our economy, this is an especially important road construction season for jobs and our city’s economy,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The idea of not being able to walk within two metres of someone, I mean, all of this is new for Winnipeggers and by and large Winnipeggers are doing a great job,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m going to just urge Winnipeggers to not consume or inject any disinfectants,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m going to just urge Winnipeggers to not consume or inject any disinfectants,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As the global pandemic continues to have an effect on our residents, I’m pleased to see an expansion of active transportation routes that can better facilitate physical distancing,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The start of road construction season is always an exciting time because it signals the flow of capital funding dollars into our economy,” “Against the backdrop of the global pandemic and the effect it has had on our economy, this is an especially important road construction season for jobs and our city’s economy” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As the global pandemic continues to have an effect on our residents, I’m pleased to see an expansion of active transportation routes that can better facilitate physical distancing,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Cities across Canada are incredibly important economic drivers for provinces, and in fact for the entire country," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The opportunity and the possibility of direct funding for operational budgets for municipalities could go a long way to mitigating some of those layoffs, and some of those decisions down the road," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We don’t want to have funding and administrative red tape slow things down by having it go through provincial governments,” “This is a direct appeal to the federal government for the benefit of municipal governments across Canada” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Of course I’m disappointed in the results of the arbitrator’s decision,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I can confirm today I’m not prepared to support a judicial review,” “As well, I haven’t heard from any member of council that has expressed support for such a review” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The point of this was always achieving greater sustainability and that’s going to continue to be the goal,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Of course with the arbitrator’s decision the city can’t rely on those savings and a shortfall has been created in the city’s operating budgets that will need to be addressed,” “In 2020 this represents a shortfall of approximately six million dollars and that will need to be dealt with” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Obviously [I'm] very disappointed in the arbitrator's decision, but I respect the fact that that decision has been made and clarity has been provided on council's ability to act unilaterally and so we'll respect that decision," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "the city can't rely on those savings and a shortfall has been created in the city's operating budgets that will need to be addressed in 2020," External link

CBC Friday, April 24, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I can confirm today that I am not prepared to support a judicial review, as well I haven’t heard from any member of council that has expressed support for such a review,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 24, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “Cities across Canada are incredibly important economic drivers for provinces, in fact for the entire country,” External link

barrie Friday, April 24, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today, the stark realities are requiring a change of course,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For a service that’s already heavily subsidized, we’ve reached the point where we can’t continue along the same course, and unfortunately temporary layoffs are in fact required,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The measures taken under the state of local emergency have not been required," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I have not seen a call for or reason for the state of local emergency to continue, so I expect it will be left to expire on May 3," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I've heard of a few instances where (community service ambassadors) have encountered residents who were less than friendly in return, however," External link

barrie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The longer this goes, the more that it's going to put pressure on our overall operating and other budgets," External link

CBC Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The longer this goes on, the tighter the squeeze it will be for all of us. So even if we don't have cash in hand from the federal government, just to have a commitment and indication could certainly help with the decisions that we'll need to make in order to meet our balanced budget legislation," "Like other provinces, we're getting no indication from our provincial government that there will be any financial support and in fact, they're trying to recommend that we cut deeper right now" External link

CBC Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's dirty out there and we have a city to clean up," External link

CBC Friday, April 17, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We know that many Winnipeggers take much comfort in knowing that they can call 311, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, a live person will answer their call,” “Now we’re encouraging older adults to reach out to 311 if you’re looking for supports, but unsure of where to find them” External link

barrie Friday, April 17, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We know that during this difficult time of social distancing, many older adults in our community may also be feeling isolated and cut off from community supports, and unsure of where to reach out for assistance,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Today we’re in the heartbreaking position of having to temporarily lay off non-permanent staff,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is a decision that’s been made today,” “When and if decisions are made going forward, we’ll let you know” External link

barrie Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "The prospect of layoffs, as I'm indicating today, has obviously grown, and we'll have more to say on that sooner than later," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There has been tremendous effort to to try to redeploy as many people as possible and to avoid layoffs," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’ve certainly received many inquiries about how the transit service will continue,” “That is something we are obviously actively monitoring” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Winnipeg Transit has been building towards this weekend’s launch for more than a year,” “It represents a massive shift in how our transit service is delivered” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “For those who are still not getting the message, we’ve reached the point where the continued violations of these measures needs to stop,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 10, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "For those who are still not getting the message, we've reached the point where the continued violations of these measures needs to stop," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We're hoping that that's not necessary because, you know, it's a Catch-22 governments are in right now," "On one hand, we're saying go home, but on the other hand we're trying to provide space so that when people do need to leave (home), they have safe spaces (where) they can spread out" External link

timescolonist Friday, April 10, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The measures put in place by the Manitoba government, and the corresponding measures we’ve enacted at the city are there for the safety of all in our community,” External link

barrie Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If we can work to support and complement [the province's] efforts, that is something we will do," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "If we can work to support and complement their efforts, that is something we will do...we are certainly hearing questions and concerns about people not following social distancing," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We obviously need to get clarity on that very soon because with each passing day, if folks aren't following the recommendations from Manitoba Health, they're putting their own safety and the safety of our community in jeopardy," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is being done in extraordinary circumstances to ensure that the resources and the authority for the public services is there when and if necessary, should it be required to protect the health and the well-being of our residents,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are no immediate plans to exercise the powers under the declaration of the state of local emergency," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's not been done — as far as we know — in our city's history," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are no immediate plans to exercise the powers under the declaration of the state of local emergency," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "To those who are able to continue to pay taxes, thank you," External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "we are not there yet...we are not making decisions on those tomorrow" External link

CBC Friday, April 3, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I would just urge everybody take the warnings, take the recommendations [and] the orders from the province very seriously — not just for your own health, but for the health of our community," External link

CBC Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's also important to keep in mind that the municipal government is one level of government with the shallowest pockets to provide relief," "Municipal government doesn't have direct skin in the game in terms of economic growth, and we therefore look to other levels of government who do to be there to support businesses and Canadians" External link

CBC Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "These are not the things aspiring politicians want to announce in a community," "They're not easy decisions to make. We're trying to find that appropriate balance to protect people's safety, while also recognizing the fact that people are going outside, they are needing to get some fresh air" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As the situation evolves over the coming weeks, I want to make sure that our public service has all and any available tools that they might need to protect public health and safety,” “That’s why I thought it would be appropriate to have council review and consider calling for a local state of emergency” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This is in response to calls from property owners and businesses for some relief in addition to what we’ve been able to offer to date,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "We do expect things to get worse before they get better," External link

CBC Saturday, March 28, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The declaration is not being made today. Council needs to have that dialogue. The public service needs to the tools they need in real time," External link

CBC Saturday, March 28, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think all of us — all members of council and the public service — all appreciate the fact that 30 days is going to be too long to provide everybody with some direction and certainty,” “We’ll obviously be reviewing the public service’s report when it’s concluded. I know they were working through the weekend. We’re looking at a number of options, including property and business tax deferral and other measures” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “At this stage, I wouldn’t rule it out, and it’s something we’ve actively been looking at each day, to be honest,” “Right now, the province is the lead. They’ve issued the state of emergency for the entire province. What I continually am asking our officials is: Iis there an operational benefit to protect the health and safety of Winnipeggers that could be had by issuing our own state of emergency?'” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Winnipeggers like you are taking concrete action to make sure that physical distancing doesn't mean turning your back," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “As we continue to navigate increasingly unprecedented times, the effects of COVID-19 are placing extreme challenges on our local business community,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “We’re going to continue to advocate on a daily basis for additional measures that can provide some support to those in need in our community,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Winnipeggers like you are taking concrete action to make sure physical distancing doesn't mean turning your back," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "We recognize the value of our dealer partners who have worked together with us for the past 22 years," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 23, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We were surprised to learn of these things and there has not been meaningful dialogue," External link

CBC Monday, March 23, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Your water will keep running, Transit will keep operating and if you have an emergency, you can still call 911," External link

CBC Saturday, March 21, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The intent is to try and find a way to provide that relief for businesses and homeowners that we know are hurting right now," "We want to know what other options are available to us" External link

CBC Saturday, March 21, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'm pleased this multi-year, balanced budget we are voting on today ensures that civic facilities that are open right now do not close," External link

CBC Saturday, March 21, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There should be some credit [given] to our provincial partners," External link

CBC Friday, March 20, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman acknowledged : "I don't expect everyone will be on board with the decisions we made," External link

CBC Friday, March 20, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There should be some credit [given] to our provincial partners," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "They were effective...So for those that think the budget is cast in stone, we listened," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman acknowledged : "I don't expect everyone will be on board with the decisions we made," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Brian Bowman ) : "This is not going to be a short-term effort,” Bowman said. “We are very concerned about how it may affect our most vulnerable citizens," External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "There is very active and ongoing dialogue by the hour to look at what we can do with our most vulnerable," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We heard on one hand we need to just reverse parking rates and on the next hand we need to long-term plan parking rates," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That's why we hear from delegations," External link

CBC Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is not going to be a short-term effort. We know this is going to take some time, and we know that this is really affecting our business community, and we are very concerned about how it may affect our most vulnerable citizens," External link

barrie Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about The Deputy ) : "The Deputy Prime Minister was crystal clear that their efforts today is intended to support our most vulnerable, as well as our business community," External link

barrie Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I expect (manager of Winnipeg’s emergency operations centre) Jay Shaw will be working with all of our different departments to ensure they’re following the recommendations from Manitoba Health,” “He has my full confidence and support. As he mentioned there are changes day by day” External link

globalnews Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “From an equity lens there is something inherently wrong when you are saying to all students: All students, regardless of their financial means, that they should have a deeper discount than someone living in low income, including students, non-students,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The activities here ... these are all being guided by the expert opinions and advice from health care professionals — not from politicians," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have a job to do as well. Right now isn't the time, in my view, to walk away. Now is the time that our citizens expect us to the work that's expected of us," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is important work in the legislature right now [for] which we see delays and obviously the city of Winnipeg could be affected by delays," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'm not going to speak to the personal activities of a member of council, I would defer to Coun. Chambers," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There is no need to engage in panic purchasing. You don't need that much toilet paper," "You don't need to rush out and purchase items in the way we're seeing in some stores" External link

barrie Monday, March 16, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “In order to meet the budget timelines required by law under the Winnipeg Charter, I have also worked with Committee Chairs to reschedule meetings accordingly,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We need all Winnipeggers to do their part," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We need all Winnipeggers to do their part," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We need all Winnipeggers to do their part," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Community health and well-being is our top priority," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Community health and well-being is our top priority," External link

CBC Friday, March 13, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "While news of the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in the city of Winnipeg may be unsettling, citizens should rest assured that all necessary steps are being taken to protect [their] health and … safety," External link

CBC Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “First step is getting direction from Manitoba Health,” External link

barrie Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Community health and well-being is our top priority," External link

CBC Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'm not sure that it helped their efforts to make that argument right out of the gate, but I think we should be working collaboratively as best as we can coming in," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Greater long-term planning, greater certainty for stakeholders," External link

barrie Monday, March 9, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The fact that city council is looking at balancing four years should give confidence in our responsibility on the fiscal front, but also the fact that we're making key targeted investments in things like transit," External link

barrie Monday, March 9, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "From a policy stand point, what we're trying to do is to make sure that those that need the assistance most in the transit budget get the support that they need," External link

barrie Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The purpose of starting the budget process four months ago in such a public fashion … was to engage the community. And that engagement is something I greatly value," "We are absolutely listening to many groups that are letting their voices be heard about things they care passionately about" External link

CBC Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I appreciate what they are doing, but it's been a number of years now and certainly I am one of the Manitobans that would love to see the province follow our lead and balance their budget — just for one year, while we are balancing four," External link

CBC Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "One of the easiest ways to combat climate change is to simply plant a tree. The Million Tree Challenge aims for a net expansion of our tree canopy that would go beyond the replacement of existing trees and those lost to age and disease," External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman promised : "City facilities that are open right now will not close," External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The revelation, about a week ago, that the chair of the police board, Councillor Kevin Klein had worked for Peter Nygard’s company was something that was news to me and many others at city hall,” External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That engagement is something I absolutely value. We are absolutely listening to many groups that are letting their voices be heard about things they care passionately about," External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This year's preliminary 2020 to 2023 multi-year balanced budget will mark a historic and transformative step forward for our city," External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "In transit, community safety, community services, roads, fire protection, and our tree canopy," External link

barrie Friday, March 6, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The purpose of starting the budget process four months ago in such a public fashion … was to engage the community. And that engagement is something I greatly value," "We are absolutely listening to many groups that are letting their voices be heard about things they care passionately about" External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I appreciate what they are doing, but it's been a number of years now and certainly I am one of the Manitobans that would love to see the province follow our lead and balance their budget — just for one year, while we are balancing four," External link

CBC Friday, March 6, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I’m happy to once again launch this year’s application process to appoint Winnipeg’s next Kid Mayor,” External link

barrie Friday, February 28, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's one of the things that we're doing to monitor and work collaboratively with provincial and federal officials," "They are trying to just better understand how they can help them" External link

CBC Friday, February 28, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I was stunned that they were footing the bill for this: that they bought the bus and were donating their time and they were putting forward the money for gas," "The money was not only to help them financially to provide the service, but also just to let them know, and let other community members know, that the work that they're doing, the volunteer efforts, make a difference and they are so deeply appreciated by the City of Winnipeg" External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "I'd like to scrutinize those numbers to see if that's true," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "Council wouldn't, and didn't in my view provide, you know, an unlimited amount to study it," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I'd like to get data and not just make an ideological decision and that's why when I hear CUPE saying they can do it cheaper, I'd like to scrutinize those dollars and scrutinize those claims," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There could be smarter ways that we can move people and buses more efficiently in different areas," "So we want to get the best and the smartest research and public engagement, so that we can make decisions on those additional lines" External link

CBC Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "During a time when feelings of western alienation have resurfaced, it is important that municipal leaders are working together to ensure western voices are heard while keeping our nation unified," External link

barrie Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "You know, if the province is open to providing the legal authority for judicial investigations by municipalities across Manitoba that's obviously something that I think would be appropriate for them to consider, in absence of calling a public inquiry themselves," External link

CBC Monday, February 3, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It's an incredibly important community meeting space and this new multi-year balanced budget process is the most open and transparent we've ever undertaken," External link

CBC Friday, January 31, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have to make some tough choices but the benefit is the engagement you are seeing, so I appreciate the fact Winnipeggers are letting us know their views. We are absolutely listening to them," External link

CBC Friday, January 31, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Ultimately, decisions haven’t been made, they’ll be made by council,” External link

globalnews Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The work at the centre… They do incredible work,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “The work is ongoing, evenings and weekends right now… so we’ll have that answer on March 6, but there are going to be difficult choices as I’ve said previously,” External link

globalnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We all need to do a better job, I mean all three levels of government, not just the province or the federal government and the illicit drug strategy was something that wasn’t done before to try to motivate and coordinate us,” External link

globalnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I think it's a generational, transformative opportunity for this part of the city and it builds on the investments made by Red River College and so many others in the area. I want to see more customers downtown. I want to see more residents downtown," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "Health and housing are matters of provincial jurisdiction," "If we want to be the most improved province in Canada, let's start by looking after our most vulnerable" External link

barrie Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The downtown safety strategy, elicit drug strategy, community safety crime prevention - these are things that didn't exist a few years ago," External link

barrie Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I think there's a number of things that can happen,” “You know we have to walk and chew gum, and do a whole bunch of other things. There isn't one specific item in that report, or in any of the actions that we're taking right now that will single handily address the safety needs of our community” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : “What I asked today was that we take stock of the implementation by provincial and federal officials, as well as city officials, so that we can identify the further work that needs to happen,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We haven’t had an assessment of what measures the federal government and the provincial government officials have taken when it comes to the illicit drug strategy at this stage so that we can ensure moving forward we’re coordinating our efforts,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We have to work together with our provincial and our federal partners to better address the root causes of crime, but also deal with the meth crisis that we are particularly affected with here in the Prairies and in the city of Winnipeg,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We have to work together with our provincial and our federal partners to better address the root causes of crime, but also deal with the meth crisis that we are particularly affected with here in the Prairies and in the city of Winnipeg," External link

timescolonist Monday, January 20, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I've long taken the position that I support a national handgun ban,” “My preference would be that it would be in fact national,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "It commemorates the loss of life of everybody but the Métis," "That one in particular stands out for me" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "How do we try to at least, before we have those debates, have some dialogue with the community and try to move forward as a community?" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "Unfortunately, there has been no dialogue from the provincial government regarding their decision ... the provincial and municipal governments should be standing shoulder-to-shoulder to protect taxpayers on something as serious as the police headquarters scandal," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I recognize there is an investment to be made, but it is a healthy investment in order to get that data," "I want to be part of a municipal government that is on the right side of the issues … so that we can look our kids and look our residents in the eye and say we're doing everything we can, within our means, to combat climate change" External link

CBC Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The results, sadly, speaks for themselves,” External link

barrie Wednesday, January 1, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "What I've been trying to do is to really change the mindset from viewing ourselves as a small town to a big city. We are a big city now," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman says : "You see Toronto, you see Vancouver, other cities, struggling with the challenges of making sure that you are providing a safe and inclusive city for a growing city," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I can't speak for the premier. I know on a personal level I've got a tremendous amount of respect for him," "He's someone who's dedicated his adult life to politics and to being in elected office. I've got a lot of time for him, even if we don't agree on every issue" External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We don't get ahead by tearing each other down. We do it by supporting each other and collaborating," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There absolutely will be some service reductions," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "That is a very difficult discussion, a very difficult debate, and … I'm very proud that council had the political courage to make decisions that others have failed to make in the past," External link

CBC Friday, December 27, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “That chapter has now concluded – there is a clear path and an ongoing need to have a public inquiry,” “We owe it to taxpayers – we serve the same taxpayer, and we owe it to them to get to the bottom of this” External link

barrie Sunday, December 15, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We know that we don't have all of the answer to the questions Winnipeggers have about how the police headquarters fiasco could happen in the first place. And we know we can only get the answers to those questions by compelling witnesses to come in under oath in a public inquiry," "I think the risks of something like this happening again are going to remain as long as we don't have a public inquiry" External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are so many unanswered questions by people whose testimony we can only get with the power of a public inquiry, that can help us provide additional assurances to people that we can't right now," External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “We thank Harris Leadership Strategies for their work in gathering potential candidates as we search for a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO),” External link

barrie Friday, December 13, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “My primary focus and consideration is how do we make sure the resources are there to support law enforcement and other vital services that the city provides,” “We’re hearing from the union that [officers] are stretched very, very thin, and we’re also reading reports of voluntary special duties” External link

barrie Friday, December 13, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman told : "I'd rather have money for front-line policing and city services than in pension entitlements for an unsustainable plan," External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I wish the previous mayor and council had acted on this a long time ago. It's been costing a lot of money that could have been spent smarter to get better services," External link

CBC Friday, December 13, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "There are unique solutions in neighbourhoods across the city and this program will help community organizations make progress toward increasing community safety and preventing crime," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The budget in general is going to be a very difficult exercise," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "absolutely a very difficult budget process," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Without proper testing, without knowing from a science perspective and an engineering perspective… there are significant risks to the integrity of that plant, but also the integrity and quality of the water in our rivers and lakes,” “A catastrophic failure means months of raw sewage flowing into the rivers and we know that that’s a risk that’s been identified by a third-party engineer” External link

globalnews Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “A catastrophic failure means months of raw sewage flowing into the rivers and we know that that’s a risk that’s been identified by a third-party engineer,” External link

barrie Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “The implications on water rates would be significant, I can’t underscore that enough,” External link

barrie Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The quickest way to accelerate things, and the best way to protect the health of the lake would be for the province of Manitoba to respond to the funding request for the North End sewage treatment plant that could have been announced yesterday and it was not," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "If we had that funding certainty we could provide a construction timeline, and construction certainty, which we know that they've requested and we understand was one of the primary reasons for the denial," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The implications on water rates would be significant and I can't underscore that enough," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "We will have to reconsider and review other project loads on the system, so this includes possibly cancelling plans to accept the sewage from neighbouring municipalities," External link

CBC Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The overall thrust of the report is … that changes are necessary," "We can't keep doing the same thing and expect different results" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I also wanted to underscore how meth is really an issue here in the Prairies and in Winnipeg in particular,” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “This new online tool will provide direct access to the status of winter operations and is another great example of the city’s ongoing efforts to making the most up to date information available to the public,” External link

barrie Friday, November 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "The costs will be calculated in due course. As you can imagine this is something that is being put together in a very compressed timeframe," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "I guess one option would be to not celebrate. I think this is good for the community right now. I think like other communities across Canada, we have our challenges and this is an opportunity to celebrate, together, as a community," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "This is a couple of hours. It's not like the whiteout parties where the closures were much longer and for numerous days. The logistics are much more streamlined," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “Let’s focus on celebrating today,” External link

barrie Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman said : "They played with grit and passion, just like Winnipeggers do," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said : “I want to say thank you to city council,” External link

globalnews Monday, November 25, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Brian Bowman déclaré : "Je remercie tous les habitants de Winnipeg pour leur patience pendant ces deux jours" External link

romandie Friday, January 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
maire de winnipeg3.64%FR09/28/201728/09/2017
ceo of consumer3.64%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
politician1.82%EN02/24/201724/02/2017
mayor25.45%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
mayor of winnipeg5.45%EN02/09/201509/02/2015
maire18.18%FR01/30/201530/01/2015
candidate21.82%EN09/10/201410/09/2014
candidate5.45%SA09/04/201404/09/2014
lawyer7.27%EN09/11/201311/09/2013
winnipeg business lawyer7.27%EN08/04/201304/08/2013
Names Lang Count
Brian BowmanEN98.18%
Brian BowmanFR1.64%
Brian BowmanSA0.18%


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Jason Black said ( about Brian Bowman ) : “For me it’s just, you know, these are the people that I may not have fought right next to but, you know, being a member of the VFW and having been in combat myself… I can relate,” “This is something locally that we started right here in Crawfordsville with the Brian Bowman VFW Post 1431 because it’s our VFW mission statement which is ‘nobody does more for veterans’ and for me, that’s the biggest focus” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 29, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Jason Black said ( about Brian Bowman ) : “For me it’s just, you know, these are the people that I may not have fought right next to but, you know, being a member of the VFW and having been in combat myself… I can relate,” “This is something locally that we started right here in Crawfordsville with the Brian Bowman VFW Post 1431 because it’s our VFW mission statement which is ‘nobody does more for veterans’ and for me, that’s the biggest focus” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 29, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Stephen Borys said ( about Brian Bowman ) : “The WAG commends Mayor Bowman and the City of Winnipeg for promoting Indigenous language by giving an honorary name to Colony Street where it meets the WAG and Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, March 17, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Brian Bowman said ( about Brian Bowman ) : "This is not going to be a short-term effort,” Bowman said. “We are very concerned about how it may affect our most vulnerable citizens," External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT