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Vegetable upstart in Norway House beginning to sprout | Winnipeg Sun

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Manitoba students last in Canada in science and math, second last in reading | CBC News

Results show Manitoba doing worse in all three categories than in previous years Kristin Annable · CBC News · Posted: Dec 03, 2019 The PISA 2018 assessment tests the capabilities of 15-year-olds in reading, math and science literacy through a … Continue reading

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Province reviewing photo radar use, effect on road safety – Winnipeg Free Press

The probe will examine all aspects of photo enforcement, including whether it’s meeting the stated objective of reducing collision and injuries. (Boris Minkevich / Free Press files) By: Jessica Botelho-Urbanski Posted: 11/13/2019 6:46 PM https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/province-reviewing-photo-radar-use-effect-on-road-safety-564889052.html Archive The province is putting … Continue reading

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Winnipeg film dives into meth crisis with a look at those suffering

Nov 6 2019 – Winnipeg Sun, CJOB, Concerned Citizens To understand the methamphetamine crisis in Winnipeg is to understand the people who are suffering and dealing with the drug riddled plague. Winnipeg filmmaker Rodney Bodner, 47, has spent the last … Continue reading

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Cash for needle returns? Homeless Winnipegger says incentives, help from city could clean up camps

© Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Raymond Dunn lives in a tent in a neatly kept area behind Balmoral Hall, a private girls’ school a short walk from a homeless encampment along the Assiniboine River. Raymond Dunn lives in a … Continue reading

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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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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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