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Warning about some auto garages, dealers and quick lubes over charging for service or safety inspections – how to prevent being taken advantage or what to do if you have

Hi-Tech Auto Service (NAPA AutoPro) on Pembina highway – Google — Oct 6 2019 – Concerned Customer Warning about some auto garages, dealers or quick lubes over charging for service, safety inspections and failing more items then needed plus how … Continue reading

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Dealing with rampant thefts at Manitoba Liquor Stores

Curbing shoplifting at liquor stores In 2017, there were approximately 658 thefts in Manitoba Liquor Marts reported to Winnipeg police. In 2018, the number jumped to 2,602 — a spike of nearly 300 per cent. In March of this year, … Continue reading

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Summary of pleading not guilty to alleged traffic matters in Manitoba and especially Winnipeg

Aug 30 2019 – WiseUpWinnipeg Volunteer Public Advocates Are you one of the 225,000 or more drivers or vehicle owners issued a notice for an alleged traffic offense aka “ticket” in Manitoba every year? Over 200,000 are issued in Winnipeg … Continue reading

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Average Canadian household spends more on taxes than living costs in 2018, report finds

What is missing in this article is what the value for taxes is in Canada and among provinces. In Manitoba, especially in Winnipeg and some of the other provinces and cities residents are paying among the highest taxes, leves, fees … Continue reading

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MB cosmetic pesticide ban leads to dandelion infestation plus info on more natural alternatives

Delineations in a Winnipeg park. Randall Paull/Global News https://globalnews.ca/news/5367221/manitoba-cosmetic-pesticide-ban-leads-to-dandelion-infestation/ Comments Dandelions bring nutrients up from the deeper soil. The rabbits eat them on my front lawn and a fake owl plus our cats let out peridically keep the rabbits out … Continue reading

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Selkirk flips switch on Manitoba’s largest rooftop solar installation

May 13 2019 – CBC The Selkirk Recreation Complex roof has been outfitted with 676 solar panels, the largest rooftop installation in the province. (Submitted by Sycamore Energy) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/city-selkirk-flips-switch-solar-1.5134206

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Ice jams on the Red River and rapid climate change concerns

Drone footage shows Amphibex machines working to break up ice on the Red River in the St. Andrews and St. Clements municipalities in March 2019. (Trevor Lyons/CBC) May 5 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Thanks to a friend … Continue reading

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