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As ‘overwhelming’ cleanup begins in Peguis First Nation, extent of flood damage emerges – CBC

May 26, 2022 Preliminary estimates suggest as many as 700 homes sustained some kind of damage, Peguis officials say As floodwaters recede in Manitoba’s Interlake, some Peguis First Nation evacuees are heading back to clean up the saturated community — and in some cases discovering devastating damage. Cheryl Thomson was among the first wave to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20228 Views

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AMC Urges Manitoba to Engage First Nations on Flooding Projects

May 25, 2022 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) renews the call for the Province of Manitoba (Province) to engage First Nations on projects to prevent and mitigate flood damage on First Nations’ lands and infrastructure. “The AMC has urged the Province to expedite the construction of outlet channels to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202211 Views

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Business-Led Task Force Calls on Premiers to Develop an Electrification Strategy for Canada

WINNIPEG, MB, May 24, 2022 – Electrifying Canada, a business-led task force aimed at accelerating electrification across the nation, is calling on Canada’s premiers—through the Council of the Federation—to spearhead the development and implementation of an electrification strategy for Canada. This is the key recommendation from its new report, Canada’s Electrification Advantage in the Race […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 20229 Views

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Biodiversity Day 2022 – Minister Goodon represents Red River Métis at UN OEWG Biodiversity Meeting

May 22, 2022 Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis - The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), the National Government of the Red River Métis, also known as the Manitoba Métis, would like to acknowledge that today, May 22, 2022, is Biodiversity Day. The slogan for 2022 is “Building a shared future for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20228 Views

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LPFN Expands Evacuation to Include all Within Affected Zones

The LONG PLAIN FIRST NATION is still under a Local State of Emergency in response to weather events, overland flooding and overall ground saturation we’ve experienced this Spring. With the past 24 hrs rainfall some of the road and lanes have been deemed impassable by our engineers and as such have recommended evacuating our ALL […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202210 Views

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Flood Bulletin #25

May 22, 2022 Major Routes Reopened to Traffic in Parkland Region and at International Border Near Gretna Following Flooding Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure advises that Provincial Truck Highway (PTH) 10 between Swan River and The Pas is reopened to traffic. PTH 10 is an important trade corridor and, along with PTH 6, is one of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202229 Views

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Worst Flooding in Peguis First Nation History – Grand Chief Jerry Daniels and Chief Glenn Hudson Call For An Investment In Flood Protection

May 20, 2022 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Grand Chief Jerry Daniels and Peguis Chief Glenn Hudson are calling on the federal and the provincial governments to put aside jurisdictional disagreements and focus on flood protection and the replacement of housing for hundreds of flood refugees. “Peguis citizens have been caught in the middle […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202244 Views

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Chiefs call for permanent protection for Peguis First Nation after historic flood – CBC

May 20, 2022 Difference in flood protection for non-Indigenous communities ‘blatant racism’: Southern Chiefs’ Organization Peguis First Nation Chief Glenn Hudson called on the federal and provincial governments to put jurisdictional issues aside and fund permanent flood protection for the community following this spring’s historic inundation. For the fifth time in less than two decades, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 202213 Views

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Flood Bulletin #23

May 19, 2022 Province Issues High Wind Effect Alert and Risk of Ice Pileup Warning for Major Lakes Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is issuing a high wind effect alert for lakes Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis for May 20. Strong, sustained winds from the north forecast for tomorrow will create a risk of ice pileup […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 20228 Views

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Flood Bulletin #22

May 17, 2022 The Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) Hydrologic Forecast Centre is monitoring another significant precipitation system that is expected to bring 20 to 50 millimetres (mm) of rain to much of southern and central Manitoba over three days, starting today. Some localized areas could receive higher amounts of precipitation with some weather models […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20229 Views

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