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Flood Protection for Reston thanks to Government Partnership

Reston Community dike to help reduce future flood risk and impacts January 19, 2015 – Reston, Manitoba – Infrastructure Canada Officials from three levels of government were present today in Reston, to announce funding for a new flood protection project. Residents of this community in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone will soon benefit from additional safety […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2015176 Views

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Conservation Groups: Manitoba Poised For Big Gains on Boreal Forest Protection

Jan 13 2015 Manitoba took several major conservation steps in 2014 to better safeguard the province’s vast boreal forest. But 2015 could bring even bigger advances toward a broader plan that will bring prosperity and protection to the region. WINNIPEG, Jan. 13, 2015 – Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015188 Views

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Performance Opportunity: Music PEI Conference and Festival

January 8, 2015 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Thursday, January 15, 2015 Manitoba Music is accepting submissions from performing songwriters or bands interested in participating in a new songwriters conference and festival hosted by Music PEI. The PEI SongWorks Conference and festival will include an opportunity for Manitoba artists to mentor Prince Edward Island songwriters, to perform […]

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 2015149 Views

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Manitoba Government Invests Nearly $12 Million in Water Services Infrastructure in Western Municipalities

December 18, 2014 Provincial Support of Water Services Projects will Help Grow Rural Economies, Protect Environment: Minister Caldwell PIPESTONE—The Manitoba government is investing nearly $12 million to improve water and waste-water systems in 12 western municipalities by upgrading and replacing local water supply and disposal services, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell announced here today. “We […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014121 Views

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Manitoba Government Implements Direct Oversight of Private Firms to Protect Children in Emergency Hotel Placements: Minister Irvin-Ross

December 18, 2014 Family Services Taking Steps to Improve Care, Reduce Reliance on Hotels as Temporary Shelters Following a review of private firms caring for children in hotels, the Manitoba government has assigned highly trained department staff to directly monitor contract workers and has begun taking steps to improve care while continuing to reduce reliance […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014163 Views

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Manitoba Government Issues 2014 Fall Conditions Report

December 16, 2014 Most Major Rivers, Lakes Above Normal for this Time of Year: Minister Ashton The Hydrologic Forecast Centre has released a 2014 Fall Conditions Report on soil moisture levels at freeze-up, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced today. “It’s too early to produce a detailed long-term flood forecast as conditions could change […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2014141 Views

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Manitobans Invited to Share Views at Second Series of Open Houses on Assiniboine River, Lake Manitoba Basins Flood Mitigation Study

December 5, 2014 Manitobans will have a second chance to share their views at a series of open house meetings on enhanced flood mitigation for the Assiniboine River and Lake Manitoba basins, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced today. “The open house sessions will give Manitobans the opportunity to learn about and provide input […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 2014142 Views

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Manitoba Government Introduces Proposed New Legislation Aimed at Stopping Spread of Zebra Mussels

December 3, 2014 New Regulations Would Require Drain Plug Removal, Watercraft Inspections: Minister Mackintosh Manitoba has introduced proposed new legislation that would support efforts to control the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) such as zebra mussels, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced today. “We know that fishers, boaters and beach goers want […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 2014168 Views

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