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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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Long lunches, shopping trips, short shifts: City inspectors caught on camera – Winnipeg Free Press

By: Ryan Thorpe | Posted: 04/4/2019 7:00 PM – The Winnipeg Free Press — The investigators say only one staff member placed under surveillance appeared to be putting in an honest day’s work. On average, it’s alleged the PPD inspectors … Continue reading

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MPI diverting overcharges to police again instead of refunding or reducing rates as per legislated monopoly – also being labeled as socialism

MPI Funding Increased Enforcement Against Distracted Driving — April 4, 2019 – CHRISD.CA plus commentary Post on Facebook Some of Comments: “Socialism at it’s best. Governments take money from the people, the more money they control, the worse it is. … Continue reading

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MB Government budget adds 27 more RCMP Officers – will they be used effectively?

March 28 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen — I support spending on these officers if their direction and focus is on serious crimes (violent, property, corporate, financial and blue collar) and not more traffic “safety” revenue or MPI … Continue reading

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