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Snow, wind delays trash pickup in Winnipeg

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City officials say today’s weather conditions are delaying the pick-up of curbside waste and recycling.

Gusty winds and blowing snow is making pick-up difficult, the city says, adding that bins should be left on the curb into the evening as crews will work late to finish up.

There is no pick-up Christmas Day. The regular schedule gets pushed back a day -- Wednesday to Thursday; Thursday to Friday; and, Friday to Saturday.

Today’s weather has also forced the temporary closure of the Transcona Cemetery until Friday morning, the city says.

Brookside and St. Vital cemeteries are expected to stay open but the public is asked to use caution when visiting these facilities.

For updates on access to civic cemeteries, contact 311 by phone or email 311@winnipeg.ca.

 

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