Senior battles Lions Club of Winnipeg over bed bugs
A Winnipeg senior is fed up with her landlord after a bed bug infestation that has dragged on for eight months despite five fumigations.
"It's really gotten to me," said Anne Brown, who lives at Lion's Place on Portage Avenue.
Brown has had to leave her apartment for each fumigation and has suffered bed bug bites as well as damaged property.
She lost her clothes, a winter coat and a quilt.
"My granddaughters brought me [a] blanket to keep grandma warm," said Brown.
In her bedroom, sticky tape has been put down to catch bed bugs who survived the fumigation.
Taz Stuart, an entomologist with Poulin's Pest Control said five to 10 treatments isn't unheard of – especially in bigger buildings.
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