Christmas trees in the news


Page B1 of Winnipeg Free Press November 25, 2019




Boy underneath Christmas trees

● "Scouts help Winnipeggers be prepared for Christmas"

● See Winnipeg Free Press profile of tree sale!

● November 26, 2017 edition


CTV reporter Josh Crabb reporting from 67th Winnipeg Scouts' Christmas Tree Lot November 30, 2017

● See also, CTV News Winnipeg report on wholesale price of trees

● This was the "buzz" in December 2017

● Note, that we still have Tree-mendous prices



Lady holding wreath with evergreen trees in background
The Headliner 2014-12-09
The annual debate over the merits of real and artificial Christmas trees continues, but not among the McGuckin family.  Roy and Verna McGuckin operate RBM Gardens Christmas Trees in Headingley, selling thousands of cut trees and handmade wreaths each December.  The McGuckins sell trees and wreaths on their lot, but the majority of their revenue comes from their wholesale business. Groups including Optimist and Kinsmen Clubs, 67th Winnipeg Scouts and high school students sell them as fundraisers. ....

Men with trees
Sou'wester 2016-12-05
For the past 50 years, hundreds of Winnipeggers have relied on the Scouts to carry on a Christmas tradition.  The 67th Winnipeg Scout Group is hosting its 52nd annual Christmas tree lot at the Corydon Community Centre in River Heights (1370 Grosvenor Ave.). Open until Dec. 22 (for all the last minute shoppers out there), the scouts will send around 1,500 trees home with families this Christmas season. ....  


Winnipeg Free Press-2009-12-23                                                    
Real Christmas trees appear to be making a comeback as consumers move toward a greener and more family-oriented holiday celebration.  "Our numbers have grown over the past few years," said 67th Winnipeg Scout Group ...


Sou'wester 2020-11-13                                                    
The annual sale of Christmas trees by the 67th Winnipeg Scout group will launch Nov.21, albeit with a pandemic-related twist.  This is the 56th year the Scout group is holding its tree sale in the parking lot at the River Heights site of the Corydon Community Centre, according to ...


family with Christmas tree on sled
Global News 2020-11-25                                                    
If you’re in Winnipeg and in need of a Christmas tree, you may want to place an order as soon as possible.  Tree lots across the city, big and small, are noticeably busy for the final week of November.  “Hundred, 120 trees on Saturday and another 90 or 100 on Sunday,” said ...


Curbside pickup
CBC News 2020-12-04                                                    
While many Manitoba businesses are seeing a slowdown, or are shuttered entirely due to pandemic restrictions, one industry seems to be booming this year. Christmas tree lots say they're busier than usual this year, with some retailers in Manitoba saying they're seeing record sales from shoppers looking for a piece of holiday tradition during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The 67th Winnipeg Scout Group is well-known for its annual River Heights-area Christmas tree fundraiser, which has been running for 56 years. They sold half their stock in less than two weeks, which is ahead of schedule, said tree lot co-ordinator Mary Brown ...
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67th Winnipeg Scouts 2020-11-21
Offering service and selection second to none, with friendly volunteer staff and a central location, why would anyone shop anywhere else, ever?  Oh, and this is the 56th ...




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