Archives Strategy Update - February 2023
On November 10, 2021, the Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development, Heritage and Downtown Development approved that a the City of Winnipeg Archives Renovation Capital Project be referred to the 2023 budget process.
The Committee also recommended to the Executive Policy Committee that the Public Service report back on the steps that are being taken to ensure the City of Winnipeg Archives is fulfilling its obligations to truth and reconciliation. The report on Archives Responses to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action was presented to the Executive Policy Committee on April 20, 2022 and was accepted by the Committee as information.
On February 8, 2023, the Executive Policy Committee tabled and referred the Preliminary 2023 Operating and Capital Budgets to the budget review process which includes $12.6 million for the Winnipeg Archives - The Winnipeg 150 Legacy Project (page 171 in the Supplement to the 2023 Preliminary Budget). This portion of the budget will be presented at a special meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development on Thursday March 9 at 9 a.m. Details can be found here.
Consultation has concluded