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OPINION: Winnipeg “Diversity Gardens” A Huge Waste Of Money

Posted: July 30th, 2017 at 1:27pm VOICES
How about fixing our roads and getting Churchill’s rail line back? WINNIPEG, MB – We live in a world of limited resources. That includes money. Governments don’t have a limitless…

Winnipeg residents caught/fined for dumping garbage

Posted: September 19th, 2016 at 7:15pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
Winnipeg has installed six new surveillance cameras around the city and amongst other things, the resulting video tape has caught 15 separate incidents in which Winnipeggers illegally dumped garbage. The…

Waste pick-up postponed in Portage area

Posted: March 23rd, 2016 at 5:00pm Featured, NEWS
Progressive Waste will be not be doing pick-up in the Portage area Wednesday. The disruption affects St. Ambroise and Poplar Point. Waste collection will instead be re-scheduled for Thursday, March…

Tim Hortons won’t abandon porcelain dishware

Posted: November 16th, 2015 at 6:37pm BUSINESS, Featured
Tim Hortons says it has no plans to abandon porcelain dishware in its restaurants. The company was responding to social media claims after it tested disposable-only options in several kiosk…

Red River College recognized as one of Canada’s greenest employers

Posted: April 22nd, 2015 at 9:25am Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
For the fifth year in a row, Red River College has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers. This award acknowledges RRC’s environmentally friendly policies and programs that effectively engage…

Winnipeggers invited to sit on waste advisory committee

Posted: March 25th, 2015 at 1:39pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
The City of Winnipeg is looking for up to five citizen representatives to participate on a committee to provide advice and recommendations for the completion, implementation, and continual improvement of…

Another successful compost year in Steinbach

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 at 6:12am eastman, NEWS
City of Steinbach The large pile of finished compost at the city’s landfill was loaded up in record time this year. The high-quality compost material is popular for local yard…
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