City of Winnipeg Act

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The City of Winnipeg Act was enacted on July 21, 1971 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The act incorporated the municipalities of Charleswood, Fort Garry, North Kildonan, Old Kildonan, Tuxedo, East Kildonan, West Kildonan, St. Vital, Transcona, St. Boniface, St. James-Assiniboia, Winnipeg, and the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg into a unified City of Winnipeg. It became known as Unicity.

The new city became a legal entity, the unified City of Winnipeg,[1] on 1 January 1972. Winnipeg City Council consisted of 50 councillors elected on the basis of one from each of the 50 wards, and a mayor elected from the city at large. In 1992, the council was reduced to 15 members.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro Years". Pathways to Winnipeg History. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 

Coordinates: 49°53′N 97°08′W / 49.89°N 97.13°W / 49.89; -97.13