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Provincial & Territorial Ministers Working Together to Reduce Use of Diesel for Electricity in Remote Communities

July 21, 2015 Partners in Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Ontario to Find Opportunities to Support Remote Communities The governments of Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Ontario are establishing a Pan-Canadian Task Force to reduce the use of diesel fuel to generate electricity in remote […]

by mmnationtalk on July 21, 2015231 Views

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Wildland Smoke Advisory for Manitoba

July 7, 2015 The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer advises most of Manitoba will be exposed to smoke drifting from a number of wildland fires that are burning in the province as well as from Saskatchewan over the next few days. Northern Manitoba is currently experiencing higher levels of smoke.  The area impacted most will […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2015247 Views

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Arborg Flood Protection Project Gets Federal and Provincial Funding

July 6, 2015 Arborg Community Dike to Reduce Flood Risks and Impacts ARBORG—Officials from three levels of government were on hand today in Arborg to announce funding for a new community flood protection project. Residents of this town, in the Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton, will soon have added protection from the devastating effects of recurrent flooding […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 2015272 Views

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba Invest in Building State-of-the-Art Churchill Marine Observatory

July 6, 2015 – Churchill, Manitoba Today, Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Manitoba, and Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger visited Churchill to announce an investment of $22.1 million to build a highly innovative research facility to be located in the Port of Churchill, Canada’s only Arctic deepwater port. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 2015259 Views

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Province Continues to Support Transition From Coal to Biomass With Funding Program

July 2, 2015 The Manitoba government is currently accepting applications for the Biomass Energy Support Program, which offers $500,000 in grants to help coal users make the transition to renewable biomass fuel and another $500,000 for applied research projects that support the growth of the biomass industry, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2015138 Views

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Support Shoal Lake 40 – Demand the federal government commit its share to community’s Freedom Road

June 26, 2015 The residents of Shoal Lake 40 need your help. The Winnipeg and Manitoba governments have publicly declared their commitment of $10 million each to Shoal Lake 40’s much needed “Freedom Road.” This road would allow the people of Shoal Lake 40 travel to and from their community safely. Now, they walk across […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2015139 Views

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TSB will hold a news conference on its report into the December 2012 Perimeter Aviation aircraft accident in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 25 June 2015 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on 29 June 2015, to make public its report (A12Q0216) on the investigation into the Perimeter Aviation aircraft that crashed on 22 December 2012 in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut. When: 29 June 2015 1:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time Who: […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2015103 Views

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Province Expands Protection of Threatened and Endangered Plants, Animals and Ecosystems

June 16, 2015 Protection for Ecosystems Like Tall Grass Prairie the First-of-its-kind in Canada: Minister Nevakshonoff The Manitoba government is taking steps to protect five animal and plant species and two ecosystems in the province by designating them as threatened or endangered, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today. “Manitoba is known for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2015174 Views

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St. Adolphe East Dike Expansion Officially Begins

June 5, 2015 Project Made Possible Thanks To Building Canada Fund – Communities Component ST. ADOLPHE—The Honourable Ron Lemieux, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection on behalf of the Honourable Drew Caldwell, Manitoba Minister of Municipal Government and Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015131 Views

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Province Kicks Off Phase Two of Fight Against Zebra Mussels

May 28, 2015 Manitoba has launched its detection and awareness campaign in the fight against zebra mussels and will more than double the number of staff and equipment available for detection since zebra mussels were discovered in Lake Winnipeg, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today. “Fighting the expansion of this highly invasive […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015118 Views

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