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Monday, 17 July 2017 13:06

Renewable Energy Becoming Popular on Farms

Renewable energy is a growing alternative to the ever rising cost of Hydro.

Farmers across Manitoba have begun looking into cheaper alternatives. Wayne Digby, Secretary Treasurer of Manitoba sustainable energy association, speaks about why this is the case.


“Probably the most immediate reason that most farmers will be looking at is, as they see increasing energy costs from conventional energies they are going to look to other ways to reduce that energy bill. The most important reason for all of society including the farm sector is we need to be finding ways to be decreasing our carbon footprint.”


With large spaces that can fit instillations along with the rising cost of hydro, solar instillations are the most popular source of sustainable energy for farmers.

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What You Need To Know About Tonight and Tomorrow's Festivities In Dauphin

Friday, 24 November 2017 13:43
What You Need To Know About Tonight and Tomorrow's Festivities In Dauphin
A friendly reminder to people who are anxious to take part in tonight and tomorrow's festivities that there are a few important things to note.

A Flin Flon woman is dead after speeding through stop sign

Friday, 24 November 2017 11:03
A Flin Flon woman is dead after speeding through stop sign

A 39 year old woman from Flin Flon is dead after she sped through a stop sign and crashed.

Highway 1 west of Winnipeg closed for 2 hours

Friday, 24 November 2017 10:51
Highway 1 west of Winnipeg closed for 2 hours

Manitoba Highways closed the westbound lanes of Highway 1 this morning nine kilometres west of Headingley.

Community Futures Parkland and Parkland Job Opportunity Centre Receive Investment From Province

Friday, 24 November 2017 09:53
Community Futures Parkland and Parkland Job Opportunity Centre Receive Investment From Province

$185, 022 worth of funding has come to the Parkland from the Province.