Secret, high-resolution cameras are now being installed in locations around Winnipeg to catch people illegally dumping trash.

Last month, council approved a two-year pilot project to use six closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to identify offenders and their vehicles. The locations, which are being kept confidential, were determined through consultation with community stakeholders, city departments and enforcement officers. The cameras will be shifted between several locations during the pilot. “The goal of…