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CBC Manitoba: Bikes, shopping carts and oil drums were among the trash pulled out of Winnipeg’s Seine River

August 22, 2023 — 

They pulled 15 tires, 13 shopping carts and five bikes out of Winnipeg’s Seine River.

That was just some of the trash a team from an environmental non-profit removed from the river as part of their annual summer cleanup. There was also a suitcase so heavy and full of water it tipped their canoe, three knives and children’s toys. Plus, oil drums, a rollerblade, and an old projector.

Shawn Clark, a professor serving as head of the University of Manitoba’s civil engineering department commented on the lower water levels in the Seine River this season.

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