Air Fresheners Pose Risk to Health

Posted: November 2nd, 2017 at 9:00am Environment, Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB. - Artificial “air fresheners” are posing a serious risk to human health. Artificial air fresheners contain phthalates, now being phased out in the manufacture of children’s toys in…

CPAWS: Manitoba Fails To Protect Woodland Caribou

Posted: October 9th, 2017 at 6:30pm Environment, Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB. — Manitoba is being accused on ignoring the federal government's deadline to implement a woodland caribou recovery plan. As of October, the Province of Manitoba has received over…

Manitoba’s Largest Solar Panel Rooftop In Oakbank

Posted: April 22nd, 2017 at 6:00pm Environment, Featured, home & garden, LIFE
OAKBANK, MB. — The Oakbank area is home to the biggest roof mounted solar system ever in Manitoba. Evolve Green president Lorena Mitchell says it's over 30-kilowatts and more than…

Manitobans Invited To Comment On Federal Green Plan

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 at 7:00pm Environment, Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB. — As the province continues the development of a Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, the government is launching an online survey for Manitobans to have their say on…

Slam To The Asbestos Defenses, Any Amount Of Exposure May Warrant Compensation

Posted: November 18th, 2016 at 3:28pm Environment, home & garden
Not just three decades ago, asbestos was believed to be the miracle flame retardant and insulation tool that has ever graced the construction industry. What first looked like a blessing…

Video Of The Day, Manitoba Humanitarian Of the Year

Posted: October 30th, 2016 at 9:10am advice, BUSINESS, Environment, Featured, LIFE
Winnipeg, MB - The video of the day is a special one featuring Shahina Siddiqui of the Islamic Social Services Association. Shahina was the recipient of the 2016 Canadian Red Cross…

Doomed by Disney: Losing Nemo and Dory

Posted: June 11th, 2016 at 8:17pm Environment, Featured, LIFE
Sometimes popularity comes with a high price. Unless you were under a reef in 2003, you probably saw the Disney Pixar box-office smash Finding Nemo at least once. The film tells the tale…

The Top Ten Best Do It Yourself Ideas That Even Beginners Can Do

Posted: June 6th, 2016 at 2:18pm Environment
[caption id="attachment_80123" align="alignright" width="350"] It's time to get the paint brushes out again[/caption] So you don’t have a workshop full of tools, a field of farming equipment, heck, you may…

Ladybugs: a gardener’s best friend

Posted: April 9th, 2016 at 2:30pm Environment, home & garden, LIFE
As spring fights its way out of winter’s grasp, little ladybugs can be seen waking up from crevices in homes and from under the leaves in the garden. In the…

How to control weeds without chemicals

Posted: April 8th, 2016 at 12:01pm Environment, Featured, LIFE
Gardeners prepare for the annual war against weeds every spring. But for those of us who leave herbicides out of our arsenal, it can be extra challenging. I approach natural weed…
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