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Province Advises 2017 Spring Flooding Disaster Financial Assistance Program

April 24, 2017 The Emergency Management and Public Safety Division of Manitoba Infrastructure has announced Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) will be available for eligible municipalities, homeowners, farms and small business with impacts from flooding this spring. Officials are still assessing the overall impact of the spring run-off so it is too early to put a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 20175 Views

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Minister McKenna launches the Great Canadian Video Contest for World Environment Day

Two lucky winners will travel to Ottawa for World Environment Day April 22, 2017 – Gatineau, Quebec – Environment and Climate Change Canada Canada is excited and honoured to host World Environment Day, on June 5, 2017. This year’s theme is “connecting people to nature.” The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, invites Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 20177 Views

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup challenges Canadians to set a new record for Canada’s 150th birthday

ACROSS CANADA, April 21, 2017 – Canada is turning 150 this year and to celebrate the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is challenging Canadians to mark Canada’s big birthday by cleaning their shorelines in record-breaking numbers. With Earth Day tomorrow, registration for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is now open and is easier than ever, with […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 20178 Views

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Media Release: Opaskwayak Cree Nation

MANITOBA – Crews have worked tirelessly to secure the area using sandbags and aqua tubes. Says Onekanew Christian Sinclair “all but short notice, weather, degraded road conditions and ice have hampered efforts, but not the spirits of our OCN emergency personnel.” Opaskwayak Cree Nation is situated along the Carrot and Saskatchewan Rivers and has seen […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20179 Views

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Conservation measures aimed at protecting Lake Dauphin walleye – Brandon Sun

Apr. 20, 2017 Manitoba Sustainable Development implemented temporary conservation measures to protect walleye populations in Lake Dauphin and its tributaries this spring during the walleye spawning period. The walleye population in Lake Dauphin has been recovering with the continued support of commercial fishers, recreational anglers and indigenous communities. Additional efforts are necessary to protect walleye […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201710 Views

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Province Advises Temporary Fishing Restrictions Implemented Immediately to Protect Spawning Walleye in Lake Dauphin

April 19, 2017 Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that temporary conservation measures have been put in place to protect walleye populations in Lake Dauphin and its tributaries this spring during the walleye spawning period. The walleye population in Lake Dauphin has been recovering with the continued support of commercial fishers, recreational anglers and Indigenous communities.  Additional […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 20179 Views

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Mba Pesticide Ban – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 18, 2017 WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government says it will loosen the province’s cosmetic pesticide ban. In a statement given to CTV News, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox said the majority of submissions during a public consultation last summer expressed dissatisfaction with the current regulations. She said based on […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201712 Views

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How extending personhood to Canada’s rivers could help reconciliation – CBA National Magazine

April 18, 2017 In March, governments in India and New Zealand independently extended personhood rights to rivers, making them the first jurisdictions in the world to do so. Is it possible that Canada could follow suit? Likely not in the foreseeable future. Not that it’s impossible. The Canada Business Corporations Act grants corporations the rights […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201717 Views

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Winnipeg reports rain overflow may have dumped diluted sewage into river – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 17, 2017  WINNIPEG _ Weekend rain in Manitoba may have poured more than water into the Red River. The City of Winnipeg’s website says that for a combined 26 hours between April 15 and 17, storm water mixed with sewage may have overflowed into the river. A third of Winnipeg is serviced […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20176 Views

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Rising ice, flood waters force Manitobans from homes: Canadian Red Cross – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 17, 2017  THE PAS, Man. _ Rising ice and flood waters have forced hundreds of people from their homes in Manitoba. Jason Small of the Canadian Red Cross says 107 people from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation are being temporarily housed in hotels in The Pas about 500 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. He […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20177 Views

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