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The Government of Canada invests in projects to help improve the health of the Lake Winnipeg Basin

August 2, 2018 – Gimli, Manitoba The Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canada’s natural heritage, and part of that commitment is to protect and restore the ecosystem health and water quality of our freshwater resources, such as Lake Winnipeg. Lake Winnipeg is very important to Manitoba’s economy. It generates millions of dollars of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201817 Views

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Manitoba government moves a step closer to carbon price for large emitters – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 30, 2018  By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ The Manitoba government moved closer Monday to charging a carbon tax on a handful of large emitters in the province. The Progressive Conservative government released a discussion paper that eyes a price of $25 per tonne on industrial facilities with annual emissions […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201811 Views

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He actually survived’: Man who disappeared last month found alive in the bush – CBC

Jul 22, 2018 Russell Adrian Hyslop, 26, went missing in Thompson on June 19 They didn’t know where he was for more than a month, but now a father of three — who disappeared after going to a medical appointment in northern Manitoba — has been reunited with his family. Russell Adrian Hyslop, 26, was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201815 Views

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AMC acknowledges partners assisting evacuated residents from Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nations

Treaty One Territory, MB – Today Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, on behalf of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), acknowledged the staff and volunteers at the Canadian Red Cross, Manitoba Region of Indigenous Services Canada, Manitoba Sustainable Development, Manitoba Hydro, and local RCMP for their roles in assisting residents of Little Grand Rapids First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201832 Views

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Marcel Colomb First Nation evacuees heading home – Reston Recorder

July 3, 2018 (WINNIPEG, June 29, 2018) – The Marcel Colomb First Nation residents who were evacuated on Sunday are returning home to their community in northwestern Manitoba today. As part of its agreement with the federal government to deliver emergency and disaster support to Manitoba First Nations, the Canadian Red Cross has been assisting […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201832 Views

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Pipeline paralysis should not halt all climate action in Canada: IISD

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – JUNE 28, 2018 – While ending federal investments in fossil fuels remains a critical, contentious goal, a new report shows valuable areas of agreement Canada can act on immediately to advance a green energy transition. On Thursday, an expert council of energy industry representatives, Indigenous leaders, researchers and sustainability experts—including Jane McDonald, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201819 Views

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UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS

  UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS Unique First Nation/provincial government partnership wins new global status for “The Land That Gives Life” Manama, Bahrain: JULY 1, 2018:  The UNESCO World Heritage Committee today inscribed the Pimachiowin Aki boreal forest spanning the Manitoba–Ontario boundary as a World Heritage Site, recognizing the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 1, 201829 Views

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MB Government: Fire Bulletin #14

June 26, 2018 A lightning-caused wildfire has pushed to within 15 kilometres southeast of the town of Lynn Lake.  Based on the current fire and weather conditions and forecast conditions, the Town of Lynn Lake has called for the voluntary evacuation of anyone with chronic health concerns or breathing difficulties as well as pregnant women and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 201830 Views

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Statement: Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results delivers report

Following the release of the report Measuring Progress on Adaptation and Climate Resilience: Recommendations to the Government of Canada, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, issued the following statement: “Taking action to help Canadians adapt to climate change is a priority for the Government of Canada. The ability to adapt, prepare, and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201830 Views

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Members of Manitoba First Nation to return home after forest fire – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 22, 2018  WINNIPEG _ Residents of Little Grand Rapids, a remote First Nations community in east-central Manitoba, are to start returning to their homes this weekend. The fly-in community was evacuated on May 20 because of a forest fire. Nearly 1,000 residents have been living in hotels in Winnipeg for the last […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201830 Views

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