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Switching to energy-efficient bulbs a bright idea

A 9.5-watt LED bulb looks like a traditional 60-watt bulb and screws into a standard socket. Last fall Manitoba Hydro promoted high-efficiency lights at participating big-box stores by offering the bulbs at up to 50 per cent off retail prices. Whether Hydro will do the same this year, remains a dark secret. The A19 (style of bulb) in this picture normally retails for over $20.

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NAfro Dance Production of PUDYA

The Gas Station Arts Centre will be the venue for an evening of percussion, chants and highly energetic African inspired movement as well as rhythm driven choreographies. Pudya was inspired by the Makonde people’s traditional ...

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