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Province Issues March Flood Outlook for 2017

March 24, 2017 Flood Risk Remains Moderate to Major in West, Eases in Red River Valley: Pedersen Levels of spring flooding continue to be dependent on future weather conditions, however the risk of overland flooding is slightly reduced since the February outlook while it still remains moderate to major across the province, Infrastructure Minister Blaine […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201710 Views

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Province Extends Deadline for Climate and Green Plan Survey to March 31

March 17, 2017 After initially launching on March 3, the Manitoba government is extending an online survey on the Manitoba Climate and Green Plan until the end of the month, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox said today. “In this short period of time, we’ve received overwhelming interest with nearly 5,000 responses to date,” said Cox.  […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201716 Views

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Farmer rescues motorists during blizzard – Brandon Sun

On the morning of a blustery blizzard last week, Dave Kroeker bowed his head and asked the Lord if he could be of service to others. Hours later, the Killarney farmer couldn’t have guessed he’d be called twice to pull stranded travellers off the snow-covered highway just outside… Subhash Goyal, right, was stranded in his […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 201716 Views

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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission invites comments on draft REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy

March 9, 2017, – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public to provide comments on draft REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy. A request for information (RFI) document, which outlines the regulatory objectives and approach, is also included. The public is asked to provide clear […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201724 Views

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Government of Canada supports project to improve dry-cleaning chemical handling

Seneca College receives $131,519 from federal Environmental Damages Fund February 28, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Environment and Climate Change Canada Canadians place a high value on the environment and on healthy communities. That is why our government works with community groups, academia, industry, provinces, territories, municipalities, and Indigenous Peoples on initiatives that safeguard the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201726 Views

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Local laughs abound at 16th annual Winnipeg Comedy Festival – Winnipeg Free Press

The Winnipeg Comedy Festival is bringing the locavore movement to the standup stage. The 16th annual event runs April 3 to 9, and its theme is “Buy Local.” The festival has scheduled a list of Manitoban and Canadian performers, including MADtv’s Will Sasso, Gavin Crawford of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, three-time Canadian Comedy Award […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201721 Views

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Province Issues First 2017 Flood Outlook

February 27, 2017 Flood Risk Remains Moderate to Major Across the Province: Pedersen Levels of spring flooding will be dependent on future weather conditions as the first 2017 flood outlook suggests the risk of moderate to major flooding persists in many areas of the province, Infrastructure Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “At this time, we […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 201723 Views

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Vital Indigenous voices missing in debate over Canada’s grasslands, says Cree hunter – CBC

Monday February 27, 2017 ​Indigenous people want their voices heard in the debate over the protection of Canada’s prairie grassland. Canada’s ecologically rich grasslands stretch across southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, but a lack of federal protection has some worried the delicate ecosystem is in danger of eroding. Philip Brass shares these concerns and worries that […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 201733 Views

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Zach Kunuk to screen Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB — The University of Winnipeg’s office of Indigenous Affairs and the Prairie Climate Centre are pleased to host a free public screening of the film Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change on March 6, at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. The co-directors of the film, Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201726 Views

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Province Advises River Users to be Aware as Ice Cutters, Amphibex Icebreakers Begin Work on the North Red River

February 22, 2017 Manitoba Infrastructure reminds river users to observe warning signs and stay clear of equipment as ice-cutting machines and icebreakers take to the north Red River between Netley Creek and Netley Lake north of Selkirk starting today. Safety notices have been posted in areas where the Amphibex machines will be working as a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201724 Views

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