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MKO Supports the Reduction of Plastic Waste in Northern Manitoba

June 11, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) supports Canada’s announcement that it plans to ban single-use plastics throughout Canada by the year 2021. “First Nations citizens have traditionally been the stewards and protectors of the lands and the waters throughout Canada,” stated Grand Chief Garrison Settee. “At the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201928 Views

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Information Sessions Planned for Lake Manitoba Outlet Channels Project

June 6, 2019 The Manitoba government will be updating the public on the province’s plans for two new, permanent outlet channels for Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin that will greatly enhance the province’s capacity to manage flooding, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “The outlet channels are critically important to ensuring the safety of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201930 Views

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Manitoba Assists Ontario’s Evacuation of Residents from Pikangikum First Nation

June 2, 2019 The Manitoba government, at the request of the Ontario government, will support the evacuation of residents from Pikangikum First Nation in Ontario.  The community, about 100 kilometres north of Red Lake, is threatened by wildfire and smoke. The Manitoba government’s Emergency Measures Organization is working with officials from Ontario and Indigenous Services […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201939 Views

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Hollow Water First Nation takes silica sand mine protest to legislature – CTV News Winnipeg

May 30, 2019 Members of a Manitoba Indigenous community and its supporters took a stand Wednesday against a silica sand mine. The “Take a Stand with Camp Morningstar” group gathered on the steps of the Manitoba Legislature building to rally against a silica sand mine approved on Hollow Water First Nation’s traditional lands. Community members […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201942 Views

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MMF Recognized by Government of Canada for its Community-based Monitoring of the Lake Winnipeg Basin

May 23, 2019 Today, the Government of Canada formally acknowledged the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and its volunteers for their continued work monitoring the quality of Lake Winnipeg. “We are very excited to play an integral role in watershed monitoring for the Lake Winnipeg Basin,” said John Parenteau, MMF Minister Responsible for Fisheries. “Protecting our […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201958 Views

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Indigenous peoples, ‘guardians of Nature’, under siege – Phys.org

From Amazon rainforests to the Arctic Circle, indigenous peoples are leveraging ancestral knowhow to protect habitats that have sustained them for hundreds and even thousands of years, according to a landmark UN assessment of biodiversity released Monday. But these “guardians of nature” are under siege, warns the first major UN scientific report to fully consider […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201925 Views

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Project 6 – All-Season Road Linking Manto Sipi Cree Nation, Bunibonibee Cree Nation and God’s Lake First Nation – Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency May 6, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Project 6 – All-Season Road Linking Manto Sipi Cree Nation, Bunibonibee Cree Nation and God’s Lake First Nation, located in Manitoba. The Agency invites the public and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 201929 Views

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Global Assessment Of The State Of Nature Shows Urgent Action Needed To Protect Both People And Planet

PARIS, May 6, 2019  — A new report years in the making was issued today by 150 of the world’s leading scientists, painting a grim picture of the state of the planet’s lands, ocean, and wildlife. According to leaders of the Campaign for Nature, it underscores the urgent need for world leaders to commit to an ambitious […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 201928 Views

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Frac-sand plan demands informed consent – Winnipeg Free Press

Offer money to leaders in a cash-poor community to gain support for a resource-extraction project. Publicly shun and disenfranchise individuals who don’t agree. Get people to sign their support without full information. Divide the community. Commence destructive preparation of the project site before proper decision-making processes are complete. Situate this project on traditional Indigenous territory. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201972 Views

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Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project Gets Environmental Approval

April 4, 2019 The Manitoba government has approved the environmental licence necessary for the development of the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP), which will supply clean energy, enhance reliability, and generate significant revenue, keeping hydro rates lower for Manitobans, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Our government recognizes the advantage of harnessing our renewable resources […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201970 Views

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