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Canada welcomes Manitoba to the pan-Canadian plan for clean growth and climate action

February 23, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canada and Manitoba are committed to effective climate action that supports clean growth and creates good jobs for the middle class. Today, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and Manitoba’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Rochelle Squires, announced that Manitoba will join the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 201847 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Province Releases First Flood Outlook for 2018

February 23, 2018 Favourable Weather Conditions Mean Current Flood Risk is Low: Schuler The threat of widespread major spring flooding is low in most areas of the province, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “The combination of drier soil conditions in the fall and below-average winter precipitation means there is currently a low risk of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 201840 Views

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The Government of Canada outlines next steps in clean-energy transition

From Environment and Climate Change Canada February 16, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Choosing cleaner electricity helps protect the health of Canadians, cut carbon pollution, and create opportunities for the middle class. The transition to clean energy is accelerating around the world, and Canada is part of a growing group of countries that are committed to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 201843 Views

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MMF hosts emergency meeting of Métis Fishers

February 14, 2018 Winnipeg, MB (Feb 13, 2018) – Manitoba Metis Federation President David Chartrand brings together Métis fishers and other principals to find solutions and shape the future of the troubled fisheries industry. The MMF convened the emergency meeting after news that Métis fishers in Manitoba are awaiting hundreds of thousands of dollars in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201846 Views

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Government of Canada takes steps to ensure a clean environment and strong economy

February 8, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Government of Canada A clean environment and a strong economy go hand in hand – that’s why the Government of Canada is bringing forward better rules for the review of major projects. Better rules will protect our environment, fish and waterways, rebuild public trust, and create new jobs […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201850 Views

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Government of Canada introduces new protections for fish and their habitat

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada Ottawa, Ontario – From coast to coast to coast, Canadians have signaled their strong passion for protecting the fish and fish habitat that play such a vital role in our environment, our communities and our livelihoods. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201861 Views

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Indigenous-Led Partnerships: Leaving No Ecosystem Behind – HuffPost Canada

When looking to partner with Indigenous communities in Canada, it is imperative to recognize the immense knowledge that exist at the community level. February 05, 2018 The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are universal. Why then does the global development sector look so narrowly overseas to apply them? Canada has committed to achieving 17 ambitious goals to address […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201849 Views

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Province Issues Update to Fall Conditions Report – Government of MB

January 31, 2018 Flood Risk Still Dependent on Winter Weather: Schuler The risk of significant spring flooding remains low for most locations across the province at this time, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “As Manitobans know, weather conditions in our province can change on a moment’s notice.  Our government will remain ready to act […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201869 Views

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Second Phase of Shoal Lake 40 Road Construction Work Awarded

January 30, 2018 Construction of the second phase of the Shoal Lake Band 40 all-weather road is set to begin, linking the community to the Trans-Canada Highway, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, Mayor Brian Bowman, City of Winnipeg, and Chief Erwin Redsky, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, announced today. “I congratulate […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201856 Views

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Province Announces More than Half of Manitoba’s Winter Road System Now Open

January 26, 2018 More than 2,500 Shipments Expected to be Delivered to Isolated Northern Communities: Schuler Access to Manitoba’s winter road system is now available to a number of northern communities, allowing for the delivery of supplies, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Approximately $10 million will be spent this year to ensure our winter […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201852 Views

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