Pay only 27¢ for articles you wish to read. Pay only 27¢ for articles you wish to read. Manny Di Gioia presented on the topic of meth to a room full of local residents and community leaders, providing information on the cost, production, use and outcomes of methamphetamine. He said that when meth first became available in Winnipeg, it was more expensive than cocaine and therefore wasn’t as appealing. “There are many demands placed upon us for different needs in the community,” Waddell said.