We are a community volunteer group that is looking to build friendships, community ties, improve safety and relationships, beautify our neighbourhood and promote positive events.
Our meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 PM in Win Gardner Place - 363 McGregor Street.
On Saturday, May 11, 2013 the Winnipeg Police Service will open their doors to
members of the public wishing to dispose of unwanted, expired or unused
prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Drop Off
The event is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of
Police, and is being held in partnership with the Canadian Center on Substance
Abuse and Public Safety Canada.
Many citizens have unused and expired
prescription medications in their home as their safe disposal can be difficult.
Flushing them down the drain or tossing them in the garbage can be an
As well, the misuse of prescription drugs has
become a crisis in many communities across the country. Research suggests that
approximately 75% of young people who misuse these drugs have obtained them from
“Every unused prescription turned in has the potential to
save the life of a citizen who may not be fully aware of the dangers of taking
medication that has not been prescribed for them,” said Chief Devon Clunis of
the Winnipeg Police Service.
This coming Saturday drugs can be
dropped off from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at any of our Service
Centres. The one for the North End is District 3 Service Centre - 260
This one-day Drug Drop service
is free and anonymous.
Please note that the proper disposal of medication is
available year round at participating pharmacies. For more information visit