Home squalid home: Tenants enduring filthy, bug-infested and unsafe conditions in a dilapidated Manitoba Housing high-rise complex in St. Boniface say repeated complaints to management have mostly been ignored

Danielle Da Silva

Winnipeg Free Press

May 26, 2022

Without hesitation and with the speed of a seasoned marksman, Randall Wolak took aim as a roach scuttled down the elevator door jamb at the Manitoba Housing high-rise where he has lived for nearly a decade.

The 68 year old, who is on a wait list for knee surgery, firmly planted his crutch in the path of the pest that’s taken up residence in the building at 101 Marion St., forcing it to retreat into the crevices of the elevator shaft, startling a neighbour exiting the dingy car to the second floor.

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