Winnipeg mayor says blockade must end, landfill operations must resume

By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG- The City of Winnipeg filed notice Tuesday that it will seek a court injunction to force an end to a landfill blockade in its sixth day. In an application to the Court of King’s Bench, the city is seeking an order for the protesters to leave and an authorization to arrest and remove anyone who refuses to do so. A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday morning. “An ongoing blockade ? poses serious risks of irreparable harm to the city, residents of, and businesses in Winnipeg, and the environment,” the notice of application read. Dozens of protesters have blocked the main road to the city-owned Brady Road landfill to demand a search of a different landfill _ the privately owned Prairie Green Landfill north…

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