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Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:13

Another Recycling Depot Opening in the Parkland

A electronic recycling depot is making it's way to Winnipegosis.

The community of Winnipegosis had been collecting disposable electronics in the past for recycling, but needed a building to store them out of the natural elements until pick up.

According to Program Director for the Electronic Products Recycling Association of Manitoba Dennis Neufeld, it was a necessity that needed to be filled.

"The community itself reached out to me and the program that they have been noticing that quite a few electronics have been dropped off at the landfill. So Winnipegosis felt that there is enough material coming into their community, that they want to have a depot. It just makes things move convenient for the residents of Winnipegosis."

 

E-P-R-A Manitoba's goal is to reduce the amount of electronics tossed out in landfill sites.

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Fatal collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Saturday, 19 August 2017 18:02
Fatal collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Around  1:15 this afternoon the RCMP in Portage responded to a serious 2 vehicle collision at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 16.

Family Fun Day Hosted By Children's Make A Wish Foundation Taking Place This weekend

Saturday, 19 August 2017 07:24
Family Fun Day Hosted By Children's Make A Wish Foundation Taking Place This weekend

Today is the Children’s Wish Foundation’s Annual Family Fun Day.

McCreary Fair Begins Today

Saturday, 19 August 2017 07:07
McCreary Fair Begins Today

Starting at five this afternoon the McCreary Fair and Pony and Chariot and Chuckwagon Races begin.

Officials Warn of Wild Fire Risk This Weekend

Friday, 18 August 2017 14:54
Officials Warn of Wild Fire Risk This Weekend


With a hot weekend on the way, the Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Office of the Fire Commissioner is reminding people there is a higher danger that a wild fire can start.