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MMF finds concerning metal concentrations in Camp and Kississing Lakes

September 23, 2021 Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) took samples of the water and sediment at both Camp Lake and Kississing Lake, which were then analyzed at ALS Laboratory in Winnipeg, one of the largest environmental laboratory networks in the world, providing the analysis of air, soil, sediment, water. The results of the analysis found high levels of metals that could […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202110 Views

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The UN says it’s ‘code red for humanity’ so what will the next prime minister do on climate change? – APTN News

Sep 17, 2021 A week before the Canadian federal election was called, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change dropped a report that the head of the United Nations described as a “code red for humanity” and a “death knell” for fossil fuels. But for many Canadians the catastrophic realities of climate change were already clear. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202122 Views

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Call for Proposals for the First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program: Apply by November 5, 2021

This information is for community leaders and researchers who may be interested in conducting community-based environmental health research. The Environmental Public Health Division of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch at Indigenous Services Canada is responsible for issuing regular annual Calls for Proposals under the First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program (FNECP). You can download […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202113 Views

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Election day may be coming but forest fire evacuees are just trying to survive – APTN News

Sep 14, 2021 As the leaders of each of the federal parties try to convince people to vote for them, roughly 1,500 wildfire evacuees in Manitoba have more on their mind than the election. “As a community we are just so busy right now delivering that heart medicine work of caring for our community and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 20219 Views

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Manitoba Wildfire Service Thanks Firefighters from South Africa for Efforts on Front Lines of Manitoba Fires

September 14, 2021 The Manitoba government is sending sincere thanks to all the firefighters from other jurisdictions that came to assist the Manitoba Wildfire Service, including a large contingent from South Africa, and all the local crews who have tackled one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province in recent years, Conservation and Climate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202115 Views

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Call for Proposals for the Habitat Stewardship Program: Apply by December 17, 2021

Established in 2000, the Habitat Stewardship Program provides funding for projects submitted by Canadians that contribute directly to the recovery of species at risk. To ensure the program is able to achieve its mandate to “contribute to the recovery of endangered, threatened, and other species at risk by engaging Canadians from all walks of life […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202177 Views

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The Winnipeg “city kid” fighting climate change to help heal Indigenous communities – The Globe and Mail

In his new memoir, environmentalist Clayton Thomas-Müller recounts growing up surrounded by love and strength – but also family violence, relentless racism, and poverty. From selling drugs in a gang to organizing environmental campaigns against oil and gas extraction, the stories of Thomas-Müller’s life defy any one category to paint a complex picture of what […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202147 Views

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Province Provides Progress Report on Shared Management of the Cedar Lake Fishery

August 25, 2021 Shared and Sustainable Management Results from a Collaborative Effort: Eichler The Manitoba government, along with Cedar Lake Fisheries Inc. and Chemawawin Cree Nation, is releasing a progress report on the advancement of the shared, sustainable management of the Cedar Lake Fishery, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Ralph Eichler announced today, following a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2021142 Views

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Presence of juvenile zebra mussels in Lake Manitoba highlights consequences of poor consultation

August 23, 2021 Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Juvenile zebra mussels detected in nine water samples from Lake Manitoba’s narrows are strong indicators that there may be a reproducing population already invading the lake. “This is a serious concern for the health of our waters, as well as the sustainability of the commercial fishing industry, one of the last traditional economies of the Métis Nation,” said David […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202157 Views

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‘I’m just trying to protect our elders’: Manitoba teen helps fight wildfires – Global News

For years, Cody Baptiste would watch his older brother spend his summers fighting wildfires in Manitoba. It’s a path he knew he eventually wanted to follow. For the first time this year, he gets to blaze his own path in the field and, at the age of 15, he may be one of the youngest firefighters […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202143 Views

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