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Manitoba Introduces Comprehensive Plan to Address Climate Change, Create Green Jobs

December 3, 2015 A comprehensive plan to fight climate change and protect the environment, while creating green jobs and building a sustainable economy was released today by Premier Greg Selinger. “Climate change is the defining global environmental issue of our time and now is the time for action.  We must seize opportunities to transform our […]

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 2015279 Views

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Province Releases Protected Areas Strategy Which Takes Steps to Further Protect Wildlife, Wetlands, Lakes, Forests

November 26, 2015 The Manitoba government has released Places to Keep – Manitoba’s Protected Areas Strategy in order to protect the environment and will also designate a new protected area and the expansion of an existing area, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today. “Manitobans love their great lakes and wildlife, and we […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015173 Views

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New provincial commitment for Indigenous land use planning good news for communities, conservation

Winnipeg – After announcing new support for Indigenous land use planning in their November 16 throne speech, Premier Selinger has today spoken at a press conference about the initiative. He was joined by Ron Thiessen, Executive Director of the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and Indigenous leaders from across the province […]

by pmnationtalk on November 26, 2015228 Views

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Manitoba Government Confirms Support to Build Freedom Road

November 25, 2015 Proposed Amendments to Legislation Would Mandate Manitoba East Side Road Authority to Build Road: Minister Robinson Families living on the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation are another step closer to gaining all-season road access, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson announced today, as he introduced proposed legislation which would expand the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2015192 Views

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Invitation to Elders Gathering on Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Program

On behalf of eight highly respected Anishinaabe (Ojibway), Nehetho (Cree) and Dakota Elders, kindly accept this invitation to an Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers Gathering at Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba. This Gathering will provide them an opportunity to share their statements about their relationship with and love for the land as it […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2015184 Views

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Province to Introduce Proposed Lake-friendly Legislation to Protect Manitoba’s Rivers, Lakes, Wetlands

November 24, 2015 Proposed Legislation Designed to Strengthen Surface Water Management: Minister Nevakshonoff The Manitoba government will introduce proposed legislation that would strengthen the protection of wetlands, set nutrient targets to improve water quality, and enhance inspection and enforcement efforts including greater fines for illegal drainage, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2015219 Views

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CPAWS supports independent review of fisheries on Manitoba lakes

In a recent assessment, CPAWS’ organizational partner SeaChoice is highlighting broad issues with the commercial fishery in Manitoba. Lakes Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis make up about 80% of the second largest freshwater fishery in North America. With significant amounts of fish for sale lacking sustainability rankings, the industry watchdog was driven to investigate the current […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 2015248 Views

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Manitoba’s lake fisheries need improving

November 10, 2015 Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program released an assessment today recommending people avoid buying fish from Manitoba’s three largest fish producing lakes — Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis. Today’s assessment, carried out by the seafood program SeaChoice, scored these lake fisheries at a level comparable to some of the most poorly managed fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 2015330 Views

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Province Announces Comprehensive Review of Fisheries

November 9, 2015 Evidence-based, Comprehensive Management Plan to Protect Fish Stock in Manitoba’s Lakes: Minister Nevakshonoff The provincial government will undertake comprehensive action on the sustainability of Manitoba’s fisheries, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today. “For many years, high-quality fisheries have provided food, recreation and jobs for generations of people living near […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2015372 Views

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Manitoba Government Funds Coast-to-coast Trail That Unites all Canadians

November 3, 2015 Provincewide Trail Will Create Jobs Through Increased Tourism: Premier Selinger Outdoor enthusiasts from around the world will now be able to enjoy even more of Manitoba’s beautiful wilderness thanks to an $800,000 commitment from the province that will help complete the remaining section of the Trans Canada Trail through Manitoba, Premier Selinger […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2015285 Views

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