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November 27, 2019

Steinbach leads charge to seek end to Manitoba’s pesticide ban

The Manitoba government is being asked to end its province-wide cosmetic pesticide ban. Steinbach city council has unanimously approved a resolution to seek an end to the ban, claiming approved products cost twice as much as outlawed pesticides yet they are not nearly as effective in keeping weeds away from city parks and sports fields.

Shedding artificial turf fibres washing into nearby creek

Artificial turf fibres from a Victoria high school sports field have been washing into the nearby Bowker Creek, creating an environmental concern.

Human waste found in Vancouver park

The presence of doggy doo in an East Vancouver park isn’t quite as disconcerting as the presence of human waste.

Thieves steal gas from golf club and cause significant environmental damage

Thieves who made off with stolen gasoline at a Nanoose Bay, B.C. golf course did considerably more harm than committing an act of theft.
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Ban gas-powered leaf blowers

Ban gas-powered leaf blowers, Vancouver Island councillor proposes

As a means of dealing with climate change as well as noise output, a town councillor from Oak Bay, B.C. is proposing the municipality introduce a ban on the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers. » Read More

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