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Monday, 16 October 2017 11:32

It's Waste Reduction Week across the Parkland

It`s Waste Reduction Week in Manitoba. All across the Parkland residents are encouraged to take action on climate change and think about ways to become more environmentally conscious.

Waste Reduction Week runs from today until Sunday. As part of the government`s campaign, they have created a new website called WasteWise. You can find information on waste management and recycling at www.gov.mb.ca/sd/wastewise.

Along with Waste Reduction Week, nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability awards. Parkland residents are able to nominate individuals for awards recognizing action on climate change, sustainability in water and natural area stewardship, and champion for sustainably, among others.

The deadline to nominate someone is December 8th. Information about the awards program and how to apply is available online at www.gov.mb.ca/sd/susresmb/mrtsd/mesa or by calling 800-282-8069 (toll-free) and e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Friday, 17 November 2017 19:27
Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Reports are saying that a westbound semi hit the Portage overpass on the Trans Canada highway this evening.

Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

Friday, 17 November 2017 16:06
Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

A 73 year old man from St. Claude, which is south of Portage, rolled his truck this morning.

"Help Yourself to Stay Warm and Well" helping those in need

Friday, 17 November 2017 12:52

Those in need of warm clothing can find what they need at the “Help Yourself to Stay Warm and Well" event.

Pallister injured while on vacation

Friday, 17 November 2017 11:01
Pallister injured while on vacation

The Premier was hospitalised overnight in New Mexico after suffering a broken arm and other cuts and bruises.