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April 20, 2007

Leaf Rapids first Canadian municipality to ban plastic shopping bags

North Bay Nugget

North Bay council is encouraging residents to help protect the environment and extend the life of the landfill by using fewer plastic bags.

Council, after much debate, adopted a motion tabled Monday by Coun.
Chris Mayne congratulating the Manitoba town of Leaf Rapids as the first Canadian municipality to ban plastic shopping bags and encouraging local residents to use reusable carrying bags and boxes when possible...

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